Two personnel are needed to complete the following procedures.
OPERATION IN RAIN AND/OR MUD
When setting up shelter, place wood planks or boards under each jack pad to increase bearing area.
Provide an adequate drainage ditch to prevent water from standing around shelter area.
Check leveling support jacks and hinged jack assemblies frequently for sinking and level shelter, if required,
by adjusting leveling support jack assemblies and hinged jack assemblies.
Close and secure all doors in shelter.
Check seals for proper placement and compression.
OPERATION IN SNOW, ICE OR EXTREME COLD
In extreme cold, do not touch metal parts with bare hands. SEVERE skin damage may result.
Fluorescent lights have a delay time in coming on at temperatures of 0 degrees Fahrenheit (F)
Frequently remove snow from roof with a soft bristle brush, broom, or equivalent.
Remove ice from shelter before lowering hinged panels.
Ensure ECUs are properly positioned.
Keep all doors and vents closed.
OPERATION DURING BLACKOUT CONDITIONS
During blackout conditions, enter and leave shelter through personnel entrance door only.
Do not operate exterior area light.
Blackout override switch must remain in OFF position for duration of blackout conditions.
Activate all interior lights and check from 25 feet (7.6 m) away to ensure light is not visible.
Place blackout override switch in OFF position.