2-18.5.1 Army radio. Refer to the appropriate Technical Manual listed in Appendix A for maintenance procedures.
2-18.5.2 Commercial marine radios
Test. Perform the test procedures outlined in the Maintenance Chapter Performance Test of the manufacturer's
manual included in Appendix B of this manual.
Repair. Perform necessary repairs as directed in the Maintenance chapter of the manufacturer's manual
included in Appendix B.
Replace. Use the instruction on installation of the manufacturer's manual included in Appendix B of this manual.
Use the antenna Instruction Manual in Appendix B to replace the antenna.
2-18.5.3 Walkie-talkies. Perform maintenance procedures listed in the manufacturer's manual included in Appendix B.
Push battery lock button and remove walkie-talkie battery pack.
Properly position a new battery pack on walkie-talkie and snap into position.
Release lock and remove old antenna
Position new antenna and lock into place
2-18.5.4 Battery charger
Make sure battery charge unit is properly plugged into a 115 Vac wall outlet and that power is being
supplied to wall outlet.
Turn ON/OFF switch to ON position and check for ON light.
If light does not come on, disconnect power and check fuse Replace fuse if faulty.
With power ON, check output voltage at battery wells for 7 5 Vdc if voltage is not 7 5 Vdc, replace battery
Unplug battery charger unit.
Remove four mounting screws and remove battery charger unit.
Install new battery charger with four mounting screws.
Plug in battery charger unit and check for proper operation.
Section V. Storage
2-19 Short-term storage. If barge is taken out of service for more than 7 days but less than 30 days, and radio
communications system is not used while in storage, follow normal shutdown procedures in paragraph 2-13. Inspections
are not required of this system during short-term storage.