Joined: 20 Oct 2006 Posts: 6970 Location: porcelain throne
looks like another question based on isolated code without providing the context.
What is this REXX script or CLIST trying todo? Not these instructions, we know what these instructions accomplish. you need to understand what a VGET accomplishes. suggest you go thru the manuals organized at this link
After that, and spending some time determining what is going on and why, we can offer a better solution than: