Extract Guide:

Here is the record layout for the contributing member A/R file. The record length is 350. \
Start End Length Decimals Descriptions
1 1 1   Record Code ("C")
8 114   *KOB (Business Category Code)
125140  *Name
51 91 40   Additional Name
92 121 30   *Street Address
122151 30   Additional Address
158 19740   *City/State (Include state here)
198 202 5   *Zip - 5 digits
203 204 2   State Code
208 213 6   *Extract Date (MMDDYY)
214 225 12   *AR Number (Acct/Customer #)
230 23910   Telephone Number
246 247 2   Bureau ID Number
249 250 2   Year Opened (YY)
251 254 4   Date Last Activity
255 261 7   Terms
263 270 8   High Credit
272 279 8   Balance
281 287 7   *Current
289 295 7   * 1 -30 days past due
297 303 7   *31 -60 days past due
305 311 7   *61 -90 days past due
313 319 7   *Over 90 days past due
321 322 2   TRW Comment Code
323 325 3   Alpha Comment
329 337 9   Zip - 9 digits
344 348 5   Member Number
* = Required Fields

All dollar amounts are in WHOLE DOLLARS.

Media we can accept:
  • Mag tape - 9 track reel 1600 or 62250 BPI
  • Mag tape - 3480/3490/3490e
  • Mag tape - 1/4 inch qic cartridge 120, 525meg, or 1.2 or 2.5 gig
  • Mag tape - 8 mm up to 7 gig, on 112 or 160 tapes
  • Diskettes produced on 3x or 4xx equipment, either 5 1/4 or 8 inch
  • Diskettes produced on a p/c either 5 1/4, or 3 1/2
  • C/D produced on p/c
  • 1/4 mini cartridge (120 MB or less) produced on a p/c in dos format
  • taravan 3.2 gb minicartridge (p/c)
  • e-mail
  • 4 mm unix tapes
  • 1/4 inch unix tapes
Email Instructions:
'zip' the file or files, using winzip or pkzip. The zipped file should be named Arxxzzzz where xx is the bureau #, such as 90 and zzzz is the member #, such as 0990.

Send the zipped file as an 'attachment'. The e-mail address for media contributions is whitney@datadesigninc.com

In the transmittal, please identify the member # and the member name. Also, if the submittal is new, please include the business category.


If the member cannot write a program to create the file in the enclosed layout, we need to have files with the same information.

It is preferable to get the data in a standard format. For example, we would prefer a standard txt format rather than an excel format.

FTP: datadesigninc.com
Microsoft NT
User: media
Password: nacm


Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or problems.

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