Message Handling Instructions

MESSAGE HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

HXA -- (followed by a number): Collect landline delivery authorize by addressee within ____ miles. (If no number, authorization is unlimited).

HXB -- (followed by a number): Cancel message if not delivered within ____ hours of filing time; service originating station.

HXC -- Report date and time of delivery (TOD) to originating station.

HXD -- Report to originating station the identity of station from which received, plus date, time and method of delivery.

HXE -- Delivering station get reply from addressee, originate message back.

HXF -- (followed by a number): Hold delivery until _____ (date).

HXG -- Delivery by mail or landline toll call not required. If toll or other expense involved, cancel message and service originating station.

NOTE: If more than one HX prosign is used, they can be combined if no numbers are to be inserted, otherwise the HX should be repeated thus: NR 207 R HXAC W4MLE...(etc.). On phone, use phonetics for the letter or letters following the HX, to ensure accuracy.