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    ® LXT460 Series GMRS/FRS Radio OWNER'S MANUAL

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Model LXT460 Series TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Important Notice, FCC Licensing LCD Display Controls Battery Installation Installing the Belt Clip Charging the Optional Battery Pack Low Battery Level Indicator Operating Your Radio External Speaker/Microphone Jack Troubleshooting Guide Use and Care...

  • Page 3: Introduction

    To maintain compliance with FCC’s RF exposure guidelines, for body-worn operation, this radio has been tested and meets the FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with Midland Radio Corp. accessories supplied or designated for this product. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines.

  • Page 4: Important Notice, Fcc Licensing

    IMPORTANT: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by MIDLAND RADIO CORP. could void your right to operate this unit. Your radio is set up to transmit a regulated signal on an assigned frequency. It is against the law to alter or adjust the settings inside the COMMUNICATOR to exceed those limitations.

  • Page 5: Lcd Display

    Model LXT460 Series LCD DISPLAY CONTROLS SCAN Page 5 1. KEY LOCK ICON – Indicates KEY LOCK mode is on. 2. VOX ICON – Indicates when VOX mode is active. 3. NOAA WEATHER (WX) BAND ICON– Indicates when the radio is in Weather Band mode.

  • Page 6: Battery Installation

    Model LXT460 Series BATTERY INSTALLATION Your LXT460 Series radio operates with either 4 AAA alkaline batte- ries or an optional NiMH battery pack. The belt clip should be removed (see below) to ease installation or removal of the batteries. To install the batteries: 1.

  • Page 7: Charging The Optional Battery Pack

    Model LXT460 Series CHARGING THE OPTIONAL BATTERY PACK Your LXT460 Series is equipped for using an optional rechargeable NiMH battery pack which can be recharged adapter into the radio charge jack, or with optional desktop charger (as described below). Initial charge time is 24 hours. Charge time is about 12 hours thereafter.

  • Page 8: Operating Your Radio

    To communicate, all radios in your group must be set to the same channel and/or Privacy Code. 1. For maximum clarity, hold the radio 2 to 3 inches from your mouth. 2. Press and hold the PTT button and speak in a normal voice into the microphone.

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    SCAN button. CALL ALERT Your LXT460 Series can transmit a call alert for a fixed length of time. To send a call alert, press the CALL button. The TX icon will appear while transmitting a call alert and a tone can be heard on the speaker for confirmation.

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    PTT button or press the MENU button again to move to the next feature setting. SETTING PRIVACY CODES Your LXT460 Series has 121 Privacy Codes available to use in channels 1~22. The selected Privacy Code may be different for each channel. To select a Privacy Code for the current channel press the MENU button twice, and then the 38 CTCSS Privacy Code.

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    Model LXT460 Series Your LXT460 Series has 3 VOX level settings: To set VOX, press the MENU button until the display shows “VOX” blinking while on the right of the CHANNEL NUMBER display, an “oF” icon appears. Select “1”,“2” or “3” by pressing the push the PTT key, or press MENU button again to move to the next feature setting.

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    PTT button or press MENU button to move to the next feature setting. SILENT OPERATION Your LXT460 Series has a SILENT OPERATION mode. In this mode, all “beeps” and “tones” are disabled. To turn the SILENT OPERATION mode on, press the MENU button until the display shows an “bP”...

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    "oF" icon appears blinking. Select "on" by pressing the buttons. To confirm, press the PTT button or press MENU. The radio will return to WX BAND and the WX BAND icon will continue blinking. If the radio receives a WX ALERT signal from a designated NOAA station while on GMRS/FRS Radio mode, the radio will beep for 10 seconds while an "AL"...

  • Page 14: External Speaker/microphone Jack

    Model LXT460 Series EXTERNAL SPEAKER/MICROPHONE JACK Your LXT460 Series can be used with an optional external speaker/ microphone or headset, freeing your hands for other tasks. To use an optional speaker / microphone or headset: Insert the plug(s) into the SPK/MIC jacks Place the earbud into your ear, and adjust the mic into your desired position.

  • Page 15: Troubleshooting Guide

    USE AND CARE 1. Use a soft damp cloth to clean the radio 2. Do not use alcohol or cleaning solutions to clean the radio. 3. Do not immerse the radio in water. 4. Dry the radio with dry lint-free cloth should it get wet.

  • Page 16: Specifications And Frequency Charts

    Model LXT460 Series SPECIFICATIONS Channels 28 GMRS/FRS Channels +121 Privacy Codes 10 NOAA Weather (WX) Band Channels Operating Frequency UHF 462.5500 ~ 467.7125 MHz Power Source 4 AAA Alkaline or 4.8V Rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack GMRS/FRS FREQUENCY CHART (MHz) CH. No CH.

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    Model LXT460 Series DCS PRIVACY CODE CHART CODE Note: Privacy codes can be programmed for use on Channels 1~22 only Page 17 CODE CODE ®...

  • Page 18: Warranty Information

    Model LXT460 Series ® LIMITED WARRANTY Midland Radio Corporation will repair or replace, at its option without charge, any Midland FRS/GMRS transceiver which fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within Three Years following the initial consumer purchase. This warranty does not apply to water damage, battery leak or abuse.

  • Page 19: Midland Family Products

    Model LXT460 Series ACCESSORIES Accessories can be purchased at or fill in the form on the following page and mail it to our address. A A V V P P -6 6 Page 19 - 1 Dual Desk Charger...

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    Model LXT460 Series A A V V P P -1 1 A A V V P P -H H 1 1 A A V V P P -H H 2 2 Page 20 - 2 Over the Ear Mic. Headsets w/ PTT - $19.99...

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    Model LXT460 Series A A V V P P -H H 3 3 A A V V P P -H H 4 4 A A V V P P -H H 5 5 Page 21 - 2 Surveillance Headset - $39.99 - 2 Ear Wrap Headset - $39.99...

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  • Page 23: Accessories Order Form

    ACCESSORIES ORDER FORM Please send Money Order or fill in Visa/MasterCard information and mail to the address below. Please DO NOT send cash or checks. Make Money Order to Midland Radio Corporation. Name: _____________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ City: _____________________ State _____Zip Code _____________ Tel: ______________________ email: ___________________________ CC# _____________________ Type: __________ Exp.

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    M I I D D L L A A N N D D R R A A D D I I O O C C O O R R P P O O R R A A T T I I O O N N visit us at Note: Features &...

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