Adjust VOL as needed.
Key transmitter and call NCS.
Repeat this step if necessary. Refer to
local SOP for COMSEC procedures.
f. When a reply is heard, request a cold start ERF. The NCS directs you
(same as cold start opening).
NOTE: If you are unable to communicate on new hopset, set CHAN to position
where you last had communication; then wait for the NCS to contact you.
CHANGING HOPSET IDENTIFICATION (ID)
Changing FH hopset ID.
When needed and authorized, the FH hopset ID can be
The following procedure is to be performed only at the direction of
NOTE: When needed, it is possible to copy the hopset ID that is present in one
channel into another channel: Set FCTN to LD, press <LOAD/0>, enter
channel number where hopset is stored, press <STO>; then enter the
channel number in which it is to be copied.
If the hopset ID must be
changed, perform the following procedure.
Set FCTN to LD.
b. Set MODE to FH-M
Set CHAN to channel where the hopset ID is stored that needs to be
d. Press <FREQ>,
Display shows old hopset ID.
Display shows that the last two digits have been cleared.
f. Enter next to last digit of new hopset ID.
Enter last digit of new hopset ID.
0 The old hopset ID is cleared at the completion of step h. If
you need to restore the original hopset ID, press FREQ, CLR,
and enter the last two digits of the original hopset ID.
h. Press <STO> (display blinks and the new hopset ID is stored).
What to Do When You Lose Communication.
Perform the following steps if you
cannot contact a net member or NCS.
Monitor channel (CHAN switch) where you last had communication.
Wait for the NCS to come back to you.
o If you are unable to make contact, do the cue procedures.