Section IV. OPERATION UNDER
2-10. Operation in Inclement Weather. The ARABS is designed and
manufactured to operate in an outdoor environment, thus subjecting the equipment
to extreme temperatures plus unusual weather conditions during operation. When
operating the ARABS in normal or usual conditions, no protection from the elements
is required; however, under extreme conditions, the following precautions are
Cold Climates. Extreme cold causes the remote control switch assembly
to become hard, brittle, and difficult to handle.
Be careful when handling the remote control switch assembly and
connecting it to the equipment so that kinks and unnecessary loops
will not result in permanent damage.
Make sure connectors, controls, and terminals are free of frost,
snow, and ice. Keep them protected from the elements when not in
Be careful when cables are connected to the ARABS. Never drag or
place the cables in the snow or water.