COMPLETE NET OPENING PROCEDURES AND ERF Continued
COLD START NET OPENING. The following steps are designed for the NCS. Detailed member procedures are provided
in Chapter 2. Check SOCI for authorized operating frequencies.
Make sure that your RT has the following FH data loaded (also make sure that each member has the same FH data,
if needed, loaded in member radio):
TRANSEC variable (refer to FH data loading) loaded into channel 1 or MAN channel.
Lockout set(s), if needed (refer to FH data loading).
Hopset(s) (refer to FH data loading)
If the display shows "L7" or 'L8", you are missing mandatory lockout
MAN channel frequency (refer to SC frequency loading).
CUE channel frequency (refer to SC frequency loading).
Make sure that KY57 has correct COMSEC keys loaded (if net is to be opened in CT).
Load hopset(s) NCS will send ERF to member RT (when hopset is ERFed, net member also receives net ID and FH
Load FH sync time (FH sync time may be entered into your RT by keyboard entries or obtained through an ERF by
higher headquarters net) NCS will ERF FH sync time to member RT.