CUE is used when you need to contact a FH radio net when you are not an active member of that net. CUE can be used if
you have missed your primary nets opening or if you need an ERF. CUE may also be used if you need to be a member of
an alternate net or if you are operating a SC radio and wish to contact a FH net. CUE procedure. Refer to the local SOP
for COMSEC procedures.
Turn KY-57 to OFF.
Set CHAN to CUE Make sure CUE channel Is loaded (refer to SC loading procedures).
Set RF to HI.
If you are using a long range RT, set RF to PA.
Adjust VOL as needed.
Press handset push-to-talk Repeat this step if necessary; wait 15 seconds between tries NCS or designated member
will contact you on CUE frequency.
Turn KY-57 to ON after each CUE signal to receive NCS response In cipher text
KY-57 must be turned OFF to
send a CUE signal.
LATE NET ENTRY
Two methods can be used to join a net that is already operating; passive and CUE and ERF.
Set CHAN to channel having proper preset.
Set other switches for normal FH operating positions.
Monitor the channel for at least 3 minutes
DO NOT PRESS HANDSET PUSH-TO-TALK.
Contact the net when traffic Is heard
When a net signal Is received, late entry is cancelled; L
disappears from display when FREQ is pressed.
When traffic is heard, call the net.
If contact is not made, perform CUE and ERF late net entry procedure.