If one side still doesn't answer, there is still another problem in
the line section you are checking.
10. Splice each cut end of wire and continue searching wire line until
fault is cleared.
11. If wire conductors are not damaged, just tape the exposed conductor
12. Use judgment in frequency of testing wire line, until fault is found
(Chapter 11, FM 24-20).
13. When several damaged points exist on a short length of wire, cut out
the bad section and splice the good section together.