This Help File Page was issued on 09/30/2017
❑Whether you're practicing, training, or actually processing signals from Receivers that are, or are not yet connected to SPA (or SPA is currently Stopped), you will need the capability to manually initiate an Alarm Signal or any other event.
•To Access the Manual Signal Form:
a)From the Backstage Menu System in MKMS, Select Maintenance and Choose the Monitoring Menu, then select the Manual Signal option, or
b)From the Quick Access Menu in MKMS, Select Maintenance and Choose the Monitoring Menu, then select the Manual Signal option, or
c)Within MKMSCS - Press F7 or Click the Man. Signal Icon on the Shortcuts tab.
➢Note: The Manual Alarm Entry function will not populate the Alarm Stack unless (or until) the SPA application is running at this, or another Computer on the Network to which the Current User's Computer is attached.
If not, that Manual Signal information will be stored internally while awaiting the activation of SPA.
When SPA is activated, the Manual Signal is automatically inserted into the Alarm Stack
a)An Operator (or Central Station Supervisor) may select that specific Manual Signal from the Alarm Stack for processing, or
b)When an Operator who has logged into MKMSCS, and has activated the Signal Processing function, the Manual Signal will be presented in its proper order based on its - and any other pending - signal's Priority..
•In any case, this Manual Signal dialog will be displayed.
MKMS version of Manual Signal dialog
❖See the Manual Signal chapter for complete information.