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Trimble Code 41 Procedures

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  1. It is necessary to setup an address for the Code 41 message in the Standard C software. The SETUP procedure provided below is a one-time process to be completed on initial installation.
  2. The TRANSMISSION instructions provided below are to be followed each time a message is transmitted.
  3. These instructions may vary slightly, depending on software version and hardware.

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SETUP PROCEDURES

  1. At the MAIN MENU highlight SETUP option and Press <ENTER>. Select MAIL ADDRESS and Press <ENTER>. Select INSERT MAIL ADDRESS and Press <ENTER>. Press <ENTER> twice to display the EDIT ADDRESS Screen.
  2. At the EDIT ADDRESS section the ENTER NAME FILE will appear and enter WEATHER OBS (This is the name of the file).

    • Tab to PRESENTATION and select 7-BIT and Press <ENTER>
    • Tab to DATA FORMAT and select STANDARD (All Presentation) and Press <ENTER>
    • Tab to PREFIX FIELD and type in 41 into this field. (This is the SPEC ACCESS CODE 41 for Meteorological Observations) Leave the Country Code, Destination, and Extension fields blank.
    • Tab to CES/LES section and select the appropriate CES/LES from the list displayed and Press <ENTER>.
    • At the DELIVERY NETWORK select SPEC ACCESS CODE and Press <ENTER>
    • Press ESC to exit the Edit Address menu, continue to Press ESC until the program returns to the Main Menu. The Code 41 is now saved in the Address Book and is available for transmission of meteorological observations.

TRANSMISSION PROCEDURES

  1. At the MAIN MENU highlight COMPOSE and CREATE/EDIT and Press <ENTER>. Select CREATE NEW MESSAGE and Press <ENTER>. Type in your Meteorological Observation in the proper format. Press ESC and Save Changes (YES) and Press <ENTER>. Save MSG to File and Place a Name on MSG such as OBS.
  2. ESC to MAIN MENU and highlight SEND and Press <ENTER>. The screen lists the files in the directory. Highlight OBS (Name of Msg) and Press <ENTER>. The ADDRESS Selection screen appears and select WEATHER OBS for the ocean area (LES) your ship is located and Press <ENTER>.
  3. The Message Information and Select Message options screen will appear. Highlight Send Message and Press <Enter>. A message will be displayed letting you know that the Message was put in the outgoing mailbox.

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