(1) Load the CUE frequency.
Look in the SOI and obtain the CUE
frequency. This is a single channel frequency and will be loaded into the
switch must be in SC and the FCTN switch in LD to load the CUE frequency.
CUE frequency should be loaded only when it is needed.
(2) To CUE the net, set your RT controls to; FCTN - LD, RF - HI
(manpack) PA (vehicular), CHAN - CUE, and MODE - SC.
(3) Turn the KY-57 to OFF, press the handset PTT for 4-6 seconds,
turn the KY-57 ON and press the PTT to clear the alarm.
When the NCS RT
receives the CUE signal the display will show "CUE" alerting the NCS that
you are attempting to contact the net.
(4) If someone is transmitting in the FH mode your CUE will not be
If the NCS does not answer within 30 seconds, repeat the CUE
procedure. Continue to repeat the CUE procedures every 30 seconds until the
UNKNOWN STATION THIS IS NCS C/S - OVER
NCS C/S THIS IS YOUR C/S - REPORTING INTO THE NET - OVER
YOUR C/S THIS IS NCS C/S - MEET ME ON MANUAL CHANNEL - OUT
The NCS knows that you CUEd the net because you need a
Therefore no other instructions are
You will automatically set your RT
controls to receive an ERF from the NCS.
(5) The NCS will contact you on the MAN CHAN and conduct a normal
Cold Start net opening.
g. Respond to Close Down. The NCS will direct the net to close when
there is no further need for communications. Each net member must respond
to the directive. Monitor the net until ALL net members have responded.
NET C/S THIS IS NCS C/S - CLOSE DOWN - OVER
NCS C/S THIS IS 1ST NM C/S - ROGER - OUT
NCS C/S THIS IS 2ND NM C/S - ROGER - OUT
NCS C/S THIS IS 3RD NM C/S - ROGER - OUT
h. Close down and perform PMCS.