and call NCS.
Repeat this step if necessary; wait 15
LATE NET ENTRY
Two methods are used to join a net that is already operating. The FH data in
your rt determines which method to use.
In either case, you must have the
correct TSK for the net you need to join.
Set CHAN to channel having nets hopset.
Set other switches for normal FH operating positions.
Press <SYNC/3> (late entry).
Monitor the channel for at least 3 minutes.
Contact the net when traffic is heard.
When a net signal is received,
late entry is canceled; L does not appear on display when <FREQ> is
o When traffic is heard, call the net.
o If contact is not made, go on to part 2.
Attempt to contact net; making key-down time short.
Wait 60 seconds between each key-down for a replay.
o If no traffic is heard, repeat steps g and h up to five times.
o When traffic is heard, call the NCS.
o If no contact is made after performing part 2, do the cue and ERF
procedure (method 2).
CUE AND ERF PROCEDURE
Cue and ERF procedure.
This method should be used when one or both
of the following conditions exist: (1) you missed your primary nets cold
start and your rt needs FH data. (2) You need to be a member of more than one
Use method 2 to join alternate nets after you have opened with your
primary net or if FCTN-has been set to STBY arid no traffic is heard.
Set COMSEC to PT.
Set CHAN to CUE. Make sure channel is loaded (if it is not loaded, do
the loading procedures from Operators Manual TM 11-5820-890-10-1).
Set RF to HI
o If you are using a long range rt, set RF to PA.