(6) NCS ERFs. The NCS sends the FH data to all net members at the
same time by means of an Electronic Remote Fill (ERF). This method ensures
that all stations in the net will have the same FH data.
(7) When your RT receives the ERF from the NCS your display will show
H indicates that the data is in holding (working) memory, F
indicates the data is a hopset (Frequency data), and the three digits are
the Net ID. Remember, all stations must have identical data to communicate
in the FH mode.
(8) Store the FH data in permanent memory.
To store the data in
permanent memory press the keyboard Sto/ENT button, the display will show
Sto ___. Press the keyboard figure button which corresponds to the position
the NCS directed, the display will blink and the hopset will be stored in
permanent memory. Now when you set the CHAN switch to a numbered position
or the frequency button is pressed while it is in a numbered position the
display will show the Net ID (Fnnn).
mode. Set the CHAN switch to position 1 and FCTN switch to SQ ON and wait
for the NCS to contact the net. Radio procedures may vary according to your
NET C/S THIS IS NCS C/S OVER
NCS C/S THIS IS 1ST NM C/S OVER
NCS C/S THIS IS 2ND NM C/S OVER
NCS C/S THIS IS 3RD NM C/S OVER
NET C/S THIS IS NCS C/S ROGER OUT
When the NCS says ROGER OUT the net is open and
when all net members have responded.
If any station
does not answer the NCS will direct the net to standby
and go back to the MANUAL channel and establish
communications with the missing stations and repeat
Cold Start procedures.
When all the net members are
communicating on channel 1 the NCS will open the net.
You will now be able to communicate with the other net
g. If you are unable to respond to a net opening or lose communications
at any time you will have to request a Cold Start from the NCS.
procedure can also be used to enter a net other than your own.
procedure is called a CUE Net Entry.