D.3.3.2.2 Implementation class UID sub-item structure (A-ASSOCIATE-AC)

The Implementation Class UID Sub-Item shall be made of a sequence of mandatory fixed length fields followed by a variable field. Only one Implementation Class UID Sub-Item shall be present in the User Data Item of the A-ASSOCIATE-AC. Table D.3-2 shows the sequence of the mandatory fields.

Table D.3-2IMPLEMENTATION UID SUB-ITEM FIELDS (A-ASSOCIATE-AC)

Item Bytes Field Name Description of Field
1 Item-type 52H
2 Reserved This reserved field shall be sent with a value 00H but not tested to this value when received.
3 - 4 Item-length This Item-length shall be the number of bytes from the first byte of the following field to the last byte of the Implementation-class-uid field. It shall be encoded as an unsigned binary number.
5 - xxx Implementation-class-uid This variable field shall contain the Implementation-class-uid of the Association-acceptor as defined in Section D.3.3.2. The Implementation-class-uid field is structured as a UID as defined in PS 3.5.