Author Topic: AS-3588/GRC-206 VHF-AM & UHF-AM Antenna  (Read 164 times)

Offline mac101

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AS-3588/GRC-206 VHF-AM & UHF-AM Antenna
« on: April 18, 2021, 03:41:49 AM »
I am cleaning up and repainting a VHF-AM and UHF-AM aircraft antenna today.






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Re: AS-3588/GRC-206 VHF-AM & UHF-AM Antenna
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2021, 07:59:37 AM »
I havenít seen one of these before Mac, very interesting.

The GRC 206 is a serious bit of kit, I see that a few of them are owned by collectors in the states.

What are you thinking for a colour match for the CARC green paint?

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Mike.

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Re: AS-3588/GRC-206 VHF-AM & UHF-AM Antenna
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2021, 12:48:26 PM »
Mike,
I was waiting for my wife to get another can of flat green paint before I started.  I was going to sand the rough paint edges and apply paint.  I hadn't thought the antenna might have CARC paint on it.  Normally you see the "CARC" warning stenciled on the equipment.  I guess the safest bet is to repaint with flat dark green without disturbing the original paint.  When I get it mounted on the LR, I'll post a photo.

Thank you for making me aware of the CARC paint.

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Mac

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Re: AS-3588/GRC-206 VHF-AM & UHF-AM Antenna
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2021, 08:12:51 AM »
No problem Mac,

Apologies, I didnít realise that you are in the States!

I think just repainting it will be fine, it may be possible to get a good colour match in your neck of the woods as well.

Cheers,

Mike.