Battery. See that battery is not outdated and shows no signs of corrosion.
Exterior. See that exterior surface is free of dirt, dust, grease, and fungus.
The lithium battery used with your manpack radio is hazardous if misused or tampered with before, during,
or after discharge. Strictly observe the following precautions to prevent injury to personnel or damage to
DO NOT heat, short circuit, incinerate, crush, puncture, disassemble, or otherwise mutilate battery.
DO NOT recharge or test batteries for capacity.
DO NOT store battery In equipment during periods of non-use.
TURN OFF equipment immediately if you feel battery case becoming very hot, hear battery venting
(hissing or burping), or smell irritating gas (sulphur dioxide). Remove battery only after it cools to the
touch; then return i to supply for disposal.
Pull battery assembly straight, level, and away from the ANCD. Screws will remain attached to the cover.
Be sure the battery is put in right. Match the markings on cover, battery, and compartment.
Put the battery assembly back into the ANCD.
Tighten the four screws.
If the battery is replaced, use utility function to update the new battery installation date.
Unit operational testing is limited to the BIT.
Troubleshooting the ANCD involves the running of the non-destructive and/or the destructive BIT tests, the
replacement of the keypad(s), replacement of the batteries, and the replacement of the CIK. The ANCD has self-
testing software to detect faults when they occur and then to display an error message.