STARTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR LAYING TWIN COAX CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH
A VEHICLE (CONT)
At the beginning and end of a cable run, leave enough slack for local
requirements, and always anchor the cable (3) to a tree or stake using a wire
DRIVING AND LAYING TWIN COAX CABLE ASSEMBLY
Twin coax cable assembly becomes stiffer as the weather becomes
colder. In cold weather, do not try to lay cable with the same speed
you used in the summer. The lower the temperature, the slower the
Maximum truck speed for a new cable laying crew should be the speed
of a fast walk, about 4 miles per hour.
1. Accelerate slowly, and drive along the selected route.
Always use gloves when handling wire during pay out to protect hands
When unreeling the cable by hand, install the proper wire grip, about
18 inches from the connector, and use it to pull the cable off the reel.
Do not pull the cable by its connector.
Never place twin coax cable assembly where tracked vehicles may
cross it. Make sure the cable assembly is placed off the road.
2. Pay out the twin coax cable assembly.