You can enter/edit the message contents to be sent to the mobile station (MS) from the
menu which is accessed by pressing the
Short Message Service
Call Control 3 of 3
menu, and then pressing the
). You can:
For details on front panel operation, see STEP B: Create/Edit the Mobile-Terminated Message Contents .
): Select either ASCII or Hex data entry messages to be edited (see
Enter/Edit Message Contents
) or included in the SMS message sent to the mobile station.
See also CALL:SMService:MTERminated:SOURce .
): Set the number of times the user entered message will be repeated to build the actual message to be sent to the MS. See also
It provides a way to define a message that is longer than the maximum length allowed by the user input message (255 Ascii or 511 Hex) or construct a long string without having to enter a long string. The user input message is possibly padded with '0's (zeros) due to the setting of the Message Encoding (see Message Encoding ) before being repeated and the actual message transmitted may be truncated. See How Does the Test Set Build the Mobile-Terminated Message? for details.
to '0' (zero) results in the SMS message being "" (null, 0 length) regardless of the user input message contents in the
Depending upon the setting of the
Enter/Edit SMS Message
) will bring up either Enter/Edit SMS Message (ASCII) menu or Enter/Edit SMS Message (HEX) menu where you can enter/edit the desired short text message, one input character at a time along with editing commands using the following settings. To enter a message with multiple characters at a time, use
. The entered text messages are displayed in the
Character Index: Specify the position at which the character will be entered or edited. It's also used to control the scrolling of the Mobile-Terminated Message window. The character index starts from '0' (indicating the first entered character). The current character index is identified by a character index cursor along with an integer value on the Mobile-Terminated Message window. It is changed along with the
Data Entry Modeand Editing Commands selected.
Data Entry Mode: Specify whether the next input character is appended after, inserted in front of, or to replace the character pointed by the Character Index cursor (see Mobile-Terminated Message ).
The "<--" Key on the Data Entry of the test set which is typically used for backspace, has no effect on short message editing.
): Clear the entire message displayed on the
window and set character index to 0.
Message Source( F3 ).