Connect ground rod coupling (10) to ground rod (7) and screw slide hammer into coupling (10). Make sure that
slide hammer rod (4) seats on ground rod (7).
Drive ground rod into ground until coupling is just above surface.
Remove slide hammer assembly and install another section of ground rod (7).
Install another coupling (10) and the slide hammer assembly. Drive ground rod down until new coupling is just
above ground surface.
Repeat steps d and e until ground rod has been driven eight feet or deeper, providing an effective ground.
Connect clamp (9) and ground cable (8) to ground rod (7) and tighten clamp screw.
Connect ground cable (8) to trailer as follows.
Ground terminal on high mobility trailer is different than
one used on other trailers.
If the high mobility trailer (AN/MJQ-35A or PU-797A) is being used, perform steps (5) and (6).
Otherwise perform steps (2) through (4).
Remove and retain wing nut (1, figure 2-8) and flat washer (2) from trailer ground stud (4) and install ground
cable terminal lug (3) to ground stud (4).
Install flat washer (2) on ground stud (4).
Install wing nut (1) on the ground stud (4) and tighten.
Loosen nut (5) on high mobility trailer ground terminal (6).
Insert wire (7) through slot of ground terminal (6) and tighten nut (5).
Disassemble slide hammer as follows: (1) Remove nut (6, figure 2-7) from end of rod (4) and retain.
Remove hammer (5) from rod (4) and thread nut (6) on end of rod to prevent loss.
Store hammer (5) and rod (4) with assembled parts in accessory box.
Power Plant. Load cables and instructions for connecting them are normally furnished with the equipment that
is to be supplied with electric power. The load may be connected to the switch box (1, figure 2-9) by either of two
arrangements. One way is to connect a load cable to the switch box output connector (7). The other way is to connect
load cables to the switch box load terminals (3). Before connecting the load, determine voltage requirements of the
system or equipment that is to receive electric power.
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