RECOVERING TWIN COAX CABLE ASSEMBLY USING REELING
1. Set up a STOP, GO, and SLOW DOWN set of signals between the crew
and the driver, before moving the vehicle.
The operator of the reeling machine must be very watchful of the
incoming connector. Death or serious injury could result from
Twin coax cable assembly becomes stiffer as the weather becomes
colder. In cold weather, do not try to pick up cable with the same
speed you used in the summer. The lower the temperature, the slower
With throttle fully open, reels will recover cable at a rate of
approximately 5 1/2 miles per hour. However, cable should never be
recovered at speeds exceeding 4 miles per hour. Speed can be
adjusted by using the throttle.
2. Open throttle (1) to reeling machine to begin recovery.