Procedural Steps - Continued
Fasten pole to antenna base with rope or tape.
Feed remaining coaxial cable through loader's hatch to the radio.
8. If there is a BNC connector (twist type lock) on the cable, attach it to the radio
antenna connector. If not, do as follows:
a. Carefully strip the outer insulation of the coaxial cable to expose enough
braided shield to reach a screw near the antenna connector on the radio case.
b. Use a pencil or nail and carefully separate the braided shield from around the
center conductor. Twist into a pigtail.
c. Strip the inner insulation to expose enough center conductor to push into the
d. Wedge the center conductor into the antenna connector and attach the pigtail
to a screw on-the radio case.
9. Record the BDAR action taken. When the mission is completed, as soon as
practicable, repair vehicle using standard maintenance procedures.