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Motorola RAD4020ARB Installation Manual

Mobile 1/4-wave antennas, roof mount.
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Product Safety and RF Exposure
Compliance
CAUTION!
Before using this product, read the
!
operating instructions for safe usage
contained in the Product Safety and
RF Exposure booklet enclosed with
C a u t i o n
your radio.
ATTENTION!
This radio is restricted to occupational use only to
satisfy FCC RF energy exposure requirements. Before
using this product, read the RF energy awareness
information and operating instructions in the Product
Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with your
radio (Motorola Publication part number
68P81095C99) to ensure compliance with RF energy
exposure limits.
Introduction
The antennas described in this section are supplied
with an appropriate antenna whip, coaxial cable and
connector, and mounting hardware. Mounting hard-
ware and installation is described for permanent vehi-
cle type mounting.
Table 1. Model Complement
Antenna Model
Roof Mount Models
RAD4012ARB
RAD4020ARB
HKAD4001A
RAE4022ARB
RAE4034ARB
RAF4021ARB
Refer to Table 1 for model identification. Figures 1
through 3 identify the component parts of the antenna.
Refer to the recommendations for antenna location
paragraph at the end of this instruction section for
safety information.
Motorola, The Stylized M Logo, and Intelligence Everywhere are
registered trademarks of Motorola, Inc.
Copyright © 2000, 2002 Motorola, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Frequency Range (MHz)
150.8-162
162-174
216-225
403-430
450-470
806-870
Mobile 1/4-Wave Antennas
Installation
Mounting Hardware Installation – Roof
Mount
General
The installation procedure which follows is for a typi-
cal passenger car. The procedure may vary slightly
with the type of vehicle on which the antenna is to be
installed. Generally speaking, however, the procedures
outlined are of a universal nature.
ANTENNA ONLY
ROD WITH
CHROME NUT
MOTOROLA
ANTENNA
(ROD)
PART NO.
MODEL NO.
01-80352A07
01-83938B03
RAD4012ARB
01-80352A08
01-83938B04
RAD4020ARB
01-80305K05
01-83938B12
HKAD4001A
01-80352A11
01-83938B06
RAE4034ARB
01-80352A90
01-83938B11
RAF4021ARB
Figure 1. Whip Parts Identification
The antenna should be mounted on a flat
metal roof of .020 to .040 inch thickness.
1.
First, select a location for the antenna as near
the center of the roof as possible.
2.
The headlining may be probed with the fin-
gers to make sure that all points of obstruction
.
are avoided
Installation Procedure Single Wall Construction
1.
Locate the center of the roof by careful mea-
surement, remove the headlining as necessary,
*6880360B49*
Roof Mount
FREQ. RANGE
(MHz)
150.8-162
162-174
216-225
450-470
806-870
NOTE
6880360B49-A

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  • Page 1 Locate the center of the roof by careful mea- safety information. surement, remove the headlining as necessary, Motorola, The Stylized M Logo, and Intelligence Everywhere are *6880360B49* 6880360B49-A registered trademarks of Motorola, Inc.
  • Page 2 Mobile 1/4-Wave Antennas Installation 01-80300B02 CABLE ASSEMBLY & INSTALLATION KIT (150.8-174 MHz, 216-225 MHz, 403-470 MHz AND 806-870 MHz RANGE) MOTOROLA PART NO. DESCRIPTION 01-84988K01 BUSHING ASSEMBLY 11-80369B40 SILICONE GREASE 14-83798C01 CAP, INSULATOR 28-84606M01 MINI UHF CONNECTOR 30-80336A10 14 FEET RG58A/U COAX 42-83940B01 “O”...
  • Page 3 16-inch open-end wrench to tighten the lock- Drill a 3/4-inch hole from the top of the roof ing nut until it bottoms firmly against the roof until the saw bottoms. Use a Motorola hole top. cutting saw (01-80382A25) or equivalent.
  • Page 4 Mobile 1/4-Wave Antennas Installation Figure 7. Locking Nut Positioning Figure 8. Locking Nut Tightening Complete the installation per installation pro- Locate the center of the roof and make sure cedure given for vehicles with single wall con- the area beneath this point is clear to allow struction.
  • Page 5 Using the correct crimp area of the tool, crimp the ferrule close to the plug body. See Use Motorola hand tool part #66-80388A26 (Refer to Figure 12, crimp location "C." Crimp ferrule a Figure 12). A deluxe rachet type tool is available; order second time close to the cable end.
  • Page 6 Mobile 1/4-Wave Antennas Frequency Conversion Frequency Conversion Plug Assembly Procedure Figure 13. Plug Assembly Procedure Motorola Recommendations for Mobile Antenna Location Figure 12. Recommended mobile antenna installations are lim- ited to metal body vehicles at the center of the roof and center of the trunk deck locations.
  • Page 7 Motorola Recommendations for Mobile Antenna Location Mobile 1/4-Wave Antennas The best mounting location for the antenna is in the center of a large, flat conductive surface. In almost all vehicles, mounting the antenna in the center of the roof will satisfy these requirements.
  • Page 8 Mobile 1/4-Wave Antennas Motorola Recommendations for Mobile Antenna Location 6880360B49-A July, 2002...

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