2-12. START-UP PROCEDURES.
Turn on the ANCD by pressing ON/OFF button.
The ANCD Main Menu (shown in Figure 2-6) will appear, with one of the options highlighted. Press [ENTR]
or "R" to select RADIO, [ENTR] or "S' to select SOI, and [ENTR] or 'U" to select SUPERVISOR.
Figure 2-6. ANCD Main Menu
When an operator selects 'RADIO", this is the next menu displayed, as shown in Figure 2-7. Choices
offered are: "SEND" to serve as a Source ANCD; "RECEIVE' to serve as a Target ANCD; 'DATABASE" for
obtaining information regarding data stored in the ANCD; "SETUP' to change default settings; "COMSEC"
to perform various COMSEC functions; and "TIME" to display running time stored in the ANCD.
Figure 2-7. "RADIO" Menu
Upon causing the SOI menu to be displayed as shown in Figure 2-8, the operator may select the SOI data
elements shown in the display, plus the ability to "Find" a specific item, or make use of the memorandum
and quick reference features of the ANCD.
Figure 2-8. SOI Menu
Use of the SUPERVISOR menu is intended to be restricted to communications specialists, repairers, net
control personnel, and others in general supervisory positions. ANCD operators are discouraged from
using this menu and its various capabilities. Selecting the SUPERVISOR menu provides the following
options: APPLICATION (APPL) used to enter FILL program if required to do so; DATE to determine date
that has been entered into the ANCD; TIME to determine the time entered into and maintained by the
ANCD; SETUP to select type of radio being used with the ANCD; UTILITY for audit and crypto ignition key
(CIK) functions; and BIT to perform ANCD self tests.