RESULT IN EXPLOSION OF
The receiver will not operate when the
SHORTING OR ATTEMPTED
battery is put in the wrong way or
RECHARGING AN ALKALINE
when the battery cap is not tightened
OR MERCURY BATTERY CAN
to the index mark.
RESULT IN EXPLOSION OF
Give consideration to the above WARNINGS
(1) Secure antenna, if necessary
when disposing of both transmitter and
Assure they are NOT
(2) Invert transmitter and use flat-tip
burned when personnel are located in close prox-
screwdriver to loosen the two captive screws
imity; when these batteries explode, metal
holding end cap on transmitter. Lift offend cap
pieces and hot caustic chemicals are thrown sev-
and set aside.
(3) Hold the transmitter steady and
manually PULL the battery pack OUT in order
to disengage it from the transmitter battery
pack contacts, Turn transmitter over and allow
a. Built-in Antenna.
old battery pack to FALL out into your hand.
(1) If it is secured, loosen antenna cap
(4) Wipe off battery contact pins inside
and pull out antenna enough to gain access to
the battery compartment with a clean rag or cot-
one of the lowest two sections. Use pliers, if nec-
ton-tippedswab. (Refer to paragraph 3-4c if
more extensive cleaning is necessary).
(2) Using flat tip screwdriver, loosen
(5) Slide new battery pack into the bat-
captive screw at base of carrying handle/an-
tery compartment, connector end first, When
resistance is felt, give the battery pack a little
extra push to engage the connector.
(3) Pull out old antenna. Repair it if
(6) Place end cap on transmitter and
secure it with the two captive screws using a
flat-tip screwdriver. Do not overtighten screws
as this could strip the threads.
(7) After replacing transmitter battery
If the antenna has a simple bend, try
pack, use screwdriver to rotate area code switch
hand straightening it and then roll-
back and forth through all positions five times.
ing the damaged section between
two flat boards (e.g., 2 x 4's).
See training Circular TC 11-5 for
additional information on repair of
The switch should be exercised occasion-
antennas. See b below for an impro-
ally to clean its internal contacts.
Battery replacement time is a conven-
ient time to do this.
(4) Grasp the bottom section of the
antenna firmly Extend the bottom two sec-
tions of the repaired or replacement antenna to
DISPOSAL OF USED BATTERIES
provide a snug fit between the two sections.
slowly insert the bottom section into the top of
transmitter's carrying handle.
(5) When the antenna seats, twist it
slowly until it engages the slot in the bottom of
BURNING AN ALKALINE OR
B A T T E R Y CAN