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Assembling Antennas

Before installing an antenna on a tower, you need to assemble the antenna. The antenna to be assembled can be an omnidirectional antenna or a directional antenna. 10.1 Assembling Omni-directional Antennas This describes how to assemble the omni-directional antenna accessories before the antenna installation. 10.2 Assembling Directional Antennas This describes how to assemble the directional antenna accessories before the antenna installation.

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10.1 Assembling Omni-directional Antennas


This describes how to assemble the omni-directional antenna accessories before the antenna installation.

Prerequisite
The omni-directional antenna accessories and jumpers are ready.

Context
NOTE

There are various types of fixing clips used for omnidirectional antennas, so the installation methods are different. The following part describes how to use fixing clips as shown in Figure 10-1 to install an omnidirectional antenna.

Figure 10-1 Fixing clip of the omni-directional antenna

Procedure
Step 1 Instal two fixing clips of the omni-directional antenna, as shown in Figure 10-2.

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Figure 10-2 Assembling fixing clips for the omnidirectional antenna

(1) Omni-directional antenna

(2) Antenna jacket

(3) Fixing clip of the omni-directional antenna

Step 2 Connect the jumper connector with the antenna connector tightly. Step 3 Attach engineering labels or colored rings on the joints between the antenna and the jumper. For details, refer to Labeling the Antenna System or 22 Installing Color Rings for the Antenna System.
NOTE

You can also perform the opeations in Step 2 on the tower.

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10.2 Assembling Directional Antennas


This describes how to assemble the directional antenna accessories before the antenna installation.

Prerequisite
The directional antenna accessories and jumpers are ready.

Context
NOTE

There are various types of fixing clips used for omni-directional antennas, so different installation methods can be used to meet the actual demands. The following part describes how to use fixing clips as shown in Figure 10-3 to install the directional antenna.

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Figure 10-3 Fixing clip of the directional antenna

Procedure
Step 1 Determine the two adjustment points at the bottom of and on the top of the antenna according to the labels at the rear of the antenna.
NOTE

The adjustment point at the top is used to adjust the pitch angle adjuster. The adjustment point at the bottom is used to fix the antenna and support.

Step 2 Install the accessories in proper places in strict compliance with the accessory assembly designs provided by the supplier. Step 3 Connect the jumper connector with the antenna connector tightly. Step 4 Attach engineering labels or colored rings on the joints between the antenna and the jumper. For details, refer to Labeling the Antenna System or 22 Installing Color Rings for the Antenna System. ----End

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