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Maco antenna manual
Maco antenna manual

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05/24/2012

 
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
3
ELEMENT
-
11 METER
MAXIMUM BEAM
M103C
Mace
Manufacturing Co.
-
Division of Majestic Communications, Inc.
 4091 Viscount
-
Memphis, Tennessee 38118 (901) 794-9494
 
MAC0
 
M103C
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONSFIGURE 1GENERAL INSTRUCTIONSThis drawing shows a view of the antenna assembled. The
M103C
may be used vertically orhorizontally. These instructions and FIGURES 2 through 4 show the correct assembly instructions. It ishighly recommended that rope be put in the elements to prolong their life.Upon completion of assembly, install the red plastic cap
(PL4R)
on the director end of the antenna,
and the blackplastic cap (PL4) on the reflector end. This will allow you to determine at a glance the direction
of transmit and receive.FIGURE 2BOOM ASSEMBLY AND MAST MOUNTINGTo assemble the boom insert the
swaged
end of the
l-1/2”
O.D. boom section
(T59P)
 
5
inches intoone end of the other
l-1/2”
O.D. boom section
(T28P).
The overall length of the boom should be about 11’
7
I’.
Center the boom-to-mast plate
(PO3P)
over the joint and clamp the boom sections together with the
U-
bolts, saddles and hardware as shown in detail 2A.This antenna is designed for mounting on a
l-1/2”
O.D. heavy duty mast. Mount usingU-bolts, saddles and hardware as shown in detail 2B.
l-1/2”
CAUTION.....
Take care to avoid any contact with overhead power lines when raising your antenna.Serious or fatal injury could result.FIGURE 3ELEMENT ASSEMBLY AND MOUNTINGTo assemble the elements, use (4) of the clamps
(W58P)
and
#lO
x
l/2”
screw and square nuts
(S2 1
,Nl
1) as shown in the element assembly detail. Insert a length of the
l/2”
O.D. unslotted tubing
(TOlP)
into each end of the element sections. Adjust each end to the
“B”
dimensions and tighten the clamps. Check 
the overall length (“A” dimension). Push a 437” plastic cap (PL2) on each end of the elements.
Mount the elements onto the boom using U-bolts, saddles, and hardware (U02, S02, NO 1, N02) toofasten the boom-to-element clamp (BE
1P)
as shown in the element mounting detail. From the 72
to center
,end
of the boom, measure in
5/8”
to the outside edge of the mounting hardware and fasten the director.
Referto Figure 1 for the spacing dimensions and fasten the driven element and reflector.
Line the elements up with the use of a level or any other workable method. Double check the spacing
dimensions and make sure the elements are centered in the boom-to-element clamps. Tighten all hardwaretaking care to line the elements up with the use of a level.Check your measurements and make sure theelements are centered on the boom.TIGHTEN ALL HARDWARE SNUG; DO NOT CRUSH THE TUBING. CRUSHING GREATLYWEAKENS THE TUBING.
Ml03C
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