Remove all unattended repeaters, twin coax adapter cables, and wire grips
as the cable is being picked up. You must do a visual inspection of the cable
during recovery so you will be able to spot any damage or excessive wear.
Clearly mark all items you notice as being damaged or suspect of being
When recovering 1/4-mile sections, make sure that you have approximately
12 feet of cable for placement in the reel storage compartment.
While recovering the cable, make sure no connectors are dragged across
the ground. It may be necessary to assign one crew to keep connectors off
RECOVERING TWIN COAX CABLE ASSEMBLY USING REELING MACHINE
The reeling machine is designed to recover cable from a truck, but may be
used on the ground. Complete instructions for operating the reeling machine
are given in TM 11-362.