f. Standby on the MAN channel for the NCS to contact the net and
perform a Cold Start net opening.
(1) Make sure your RT is set to these positions so that you can
receive the ERF from the NCS: FCTN to LD, the data the NCS sends you will be
loaded into the RT holding memory. MODE to FH, the RT must be in the FH
mode to receive FH data. The FH/M position is used only by the NCS. Set
the CHAN to MAN, the NCS will conduct the net opening on that frequency.
(2) Wait for the NCS to call the net.
Use only authorized radio
telephone procedures when transmitting.
ELECTRONIC WARFARE THREAT
DO NOT MAKE ANY UNNECESSARY TRANSMISSIONS. THE RADIO
SET IS OPERATING ON A SINGLE FREQUENCY AND IS
VULNERABLE TO ENEMY DIRECTION FINDING (RDF). THE IDEA
IS FOR EVERYONE TO OPERATE AS A TEAM.
WILL ANSWER IN SEQUENCE WITHOUT DELAY.
NET C/S THIS IS NCS C/S OVER
(4) Net members answer in sequence.
NCS C/S THIS IS lST NM OVER
NCS C/S THIS IS 2ND NM OVER
NCS C/S THIS IS 3RD NM OVER
(5) When all net members have answered the NCS will direct:
NET C/S THIS IS NCS C/S - STANDBY FOR ERF - STORE
IN 1 - MEET ME ON 1 - OUT
When the NCS terminates his transmission with OUT it
is imperative that all net members refrain from
Any transmission on the MAN frequency
at this time would interfere with the NCS's ERF and
the NET would be disrupted.