COLD START NET OPENING
A cold start net opening should
used when all radios in a net ave the
CUE frequency and lockout set(s). The
hopset(s) to net member radios.
FH sync time is automatically sent to the net
member when ERF is sent.
be used to initially open a net. It is
same TRANSEC variable, MAN frequency,
NCS will ERF (ECCM remote fill) needed
Make sure that the following
o TRANSEC variable.
o Lockout set(s) if needed.
o Frequency in MAN channel.
o Frequency in CUE channel.
Set rt controls:
FCTN to SQ
Display shows Cold.
Monitor MAN channel and wait
is loaded into your radio before operation.
ON, then to LD, MODE to FH and CHAN to MAN.
for the NCS to contact you. When contact is
made, confirm communication and standby for ERF (the NCS tells you which
channel to store hopset in.
The NCS transmits the hopset for FH sync time to your rt. The display
shows the net identification (HFxxx) that was received (if you do not
receive the ERFed hopset, monitor the MAN channel and wait; the NCS will
come back for you).
Press <Sto/ENT> and enter the channel number for storing the hopset
(channel number given to you in step c). Display shows FXXX and a beep
Acknowledge reception and storage of ERF.
On command, set CHAN to the channel where hopset is stored (step e).
Confirm communication with NCS (if you do not receive the ERFed hopset,
monitor the MAN channel and wait; the NCS will come back for you).
On command, set FCTN to SQ ON (or normal operating position).
NOTE: When shutting down, do not set FCTN to STW. Setting the FCTN to STW
destroys the FH data in you rt. Set FCTN to OFF.