How can I pass a the parm below "parm-length" from a CL pgm?

I am trying to get parm-length = 50 (length of parm-data in decimal)

Call PGMA (x'50' 'Jon Doe')

Doesn't work - any ideas?


01 parm-length PIC 9(8) COMP-4.
01 parm-data PIC X(1000).

PROCEDURE division using parm-length

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