Perform Important Tests:
1) Reciprocal Check
Perform at least one reciprocal swap test when the reels are at the greatest spacing that will be used. This checks the wire, connectors and field site noise levels. Operators can do the connector swap at the SuperSting face plate or Adapter Box by simply swapping wire positions as shown below. The normal vs reciprocal resistance values (V/I) should vary by no more than 10%. A low contact resistance from firmly installed stakes with about 1 cup (250 ml) of 2% salt solution or water added will perform better.
A=C1, B=C2, M=P1, N=P2
Normal Wenner Four-Electrode (ASTM G57) Positions
Reciprocal Wenner Four-Electrode (ASTM G57) Positions
Normal vs Reciprocal V/I variance <10%
2) Perform a Receiver Test from one of these links: