Do not stack other equipment on top of modem.
2-18. REPACKING FOR STORAGE
If modem is to be stored for longer than two weeks or is to be shipped for use by other
personnel or activities, return it to its original shipping container (fig. 2-1).
Fold a piece of corrugated cardboard (W5c, B-flute) to form a spring (shock) pad for
bottom of carton. Set the spring pad in the carton.
Place the modem in the carton.
Fold sheets of corrugated cardboard to form spring pads for the front, rear and sides
of the modem; set them in place.
Slide a sheet of corrugated (A/B) doublewall cardboard between the front spring pad
and the carton wall.
Fold a sheet of corrugated cardboard to form a spring pad for the top of the modem.
Set it in place.
Close the carton cover and secure the edges with water resistant tape (PPP-T-76,
Place all TM's in a barrier bag and tape the bag closed.
2-19. TYPES OF STORAGE
Short term (administrative) = 1 to 45 days. All equipment in administrative storage
must be able to be made ready within 24 hours for use on a mission. Before placing
any item in administrative storage, perform the next scheduled PMCS and correct or
repair any deficiencies you find. The administrative storage site should provide re-
quired protection from extreme weather conditions and allow you to reach the equip-
ment for visual inspections or exercises when applicable.
Intermediate = 46 to 180 days.
Long term or flyable = no time limit.