The hopset is now stored in Channel 1 permanent memory. Turn the MX-10579
OFF and disconnect the fill cable from it and the RT. Store the fill cable
(4) Change the Net ID.
Check your SOI for the proper Net ID for your
net and enter it in your RT.
(a) Set the RT controls - FCTN to LD, MODE to FH/M and CHAN to the
position containing the hopset you are changing the ID of.
(b) Press the FREQ button, display will show the generic Net ID,
press CLR, this will erase the last two digits of the Net ID, press the
number buttons for the last two digits of the Net ID listed in your SOI. To
enter the new Net ID in permanent memory press the Sto ENT button.
(6) Load FH Sync Time. The FH Sync Time consists of day, last two
digits of the current Julian date, Figure 4, and hours and minutes, based on
Zulu time. The time standard is normally maintained by the Division Signal
Office. (Local SOP may vary).
(a) Set the RT controls - FCTN to LD, MODE to FH/M, CHAN to MAN.
Press the TIME button, display shows 00, press the CLR button, display shows
_, press the number buttons for the last two digits of the Julian date,
press the Sto/ENT button to enter the date in permanent memory. Press the
TIME button again, the display will show 00 00. Press the CLR button, the
display will show _, press the number buttons for the hours and minutes for
Zulu time. Press the Sto/ENT button to start the clock running. When you
press the time button a third time the display will show running minutes and
FH Net Operations.
a. Perform a Cold Start net opening. All net members should have the
TSK loaded and be standing by on the MAN channel for you to perform a Cold
Start. They will not be able to hop until you send them the FH data by ERF.
(1) Set the RT controls - FCTN to LD, you must retrieve the hopset
from permanent memory into holding memory to send it. MODE to FH/M, you are
going to be the NCS. CHAN to MAN, you will perform the net opening on the
(2) Turn on the KY-57 and clear the alarm.
Press the PTT to clear
the KY-57 alarm test.