Perform Voice Communications
a secure net, with no authentication
required. Each member of the net
operational radio set, warmed up and set
to the net frequency.
5-inch by 8-inch call sign information
card with the following information
written on it:
position (S1 or S2).
message to transmit.
call sign (a letter-number-letter
combination) and suffixes.
for net control station (NCS)
Note: Each net member must have a different suffix and message. The
task may have as many net members as there
are sets of equipment available.
a radio net, send a message, and leave a
radio net. Use the proper call signs, call
sign sequence, prowords, and phonetic
alphabet and numerals. Perform all steps
the abbreviated call sign and answering
sequence for your duty position.
to the NCS issuing a net call (Figure 5-1).
in alphanumeric sequence.
NCS acknowledges; the net is open.
Example response to a net call.
Listen to make sure the net is
clear. Do not interrupt ongoing
the NCS and tell the operator the priority
of the message you have for their station.
NCS responds that they are ready to
your message using the correct prowords.
Pronounce letters and numbers correctly
(Figures 5-2 through 5-7).
a receipt for the message.
NCS calls to issue you a close-down order.
receiving a call from the NCS to close
down the net, answer them and leave the
net in alphanumeric sequence.
NCS acknowledges and the net is closed.
Figure 5-2. Alphabetical list of common prowords.
Figure 5-3. Phonetic alphabet.
Figure 5-4. Alphanumeric pronunciation.
Example receipt of message by S1.
Example closing down of the net.
the net in alphanumeric sequence.
a message of 15 to 25 words using the
correct prowords and pronounc�ing words
and numbers correctly (phone�tically).
3. Leave the net in alphanumeric sequence.