OPERATORS TROUBLESHOOTING CHECKLIST
If you have difficulty communicating, take the time to perform
the following checks before you decide that there is something
wrong with your radio.
Make sure you have all the switches set properly.
Check all cable connections to ensure that they
Make sure that the antenna is properly connected
Try to verify that you have LOS with other stations.
Change position to see if communications improve.
If you have not heard net traffic in some time, per-
form passive late net entry.
Make sure your radio has adequate power (espe-
Look and see if another net station is co-located in
your area (called co-site interference).
Determine if you are being jammed by the enemy.
If so, take appropriate action.
Should your radio give you a strange, unexplained
wait for GOOD. Now run self-test. If GOOD results,
reload radio and and re-enter net. If problem still ex-
ists, contact unit maintenance.
If you still cannot communicate, there maybe something wrong
with your radio. However, any one of the above operator trouble-
shooting actions may put you back into communications. They
are well worth trying.