Ensure the battery is charged and insert it into the ring as shown in this video.
Open the Skyleader software and choose the COM Port your ring reader is connected to (for more information see: how to find which COM port you are using)
Choose the departure date.
Enter the departure time using a 24-hour format.
Choose the logging mode according to the approximate flight length, i.e. a short training chuck might be 2 hours (2HR) while a more long distance flight may be 10 hours (10HR)
Place the ring in the reader
Click the set up the ring button and wait a few moments
After the pigeon returns remove the ring ready for track reading.