Communications - EICAS Messages

Message Level Light Condition
ELT ON Advisory   An ELT has been activated.

Data Link Advisory Messages

The following table summarizes the advisory-level EICAS messages related to the data link.

Message Level Aural Condition
DATALINK LOST Advisory   Data link is temporarily lost.
DATALINK SYS Advisory   Data link system has failed.

Data Link Alert Messages

The following table summarizes the advisory-level EICAS messages related to the data link.

Message Level Aural Condition
•ACARS Low A low level company data link message has been received.

Select ACARS from the CDU menu page and respond to message.

•ACARS Medium A medium level company data link message has been received.

Select ACARS from the CDU menu page and respond to message.

Message is accompanied by aural chime.

•PRINTER Medium/
Low
A company data link message has been received and sent to the printer.

Review the printed message and press the reset button on the printer.

Message is accompanied by aural chime.

•DATALINK AVAIL Advisory A lost data link connection has been re-established. Resume use of data link communication.

Communication Alert Messages

Message Level Light Condition
•CABIN ALERT Comm
Medium
ALERT Pilot alert received over Cabin Interphone.
•CABIN CALL Comm
Medium
FWD / MID / AFT Pilot call received over Cabin Interphone.
•GROUND CALL Comm
Medium
GND CALL Pilot call received over Flight Interphone from nose wheel well.
Message Level Light Condition
•SELCAL Comm
Medium
HF / VHF SELCAL received.

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