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Midland LXT320 Series Owner's Manual

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LXT320/420 Series


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    ® LXT320/420 Series GMRS/FRS Radio OWNER'S MANUAL

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Model LXT320/420 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 LXT320/420 Series LCD DISPLAY CONTROLS -TRA ALK MENU 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 LXT320/420 Series BATTERY INSTALLATION Your LXT320/420 Series radio operates with either 4 AAA alkaline batteries 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 LXT320/420 Series CHARGING THE OPTIONAL BATTERY PACK Your LXT320/420 Series is equipped for using an optional recharge- able NiMH battery pack which can be recharged by inserting the AC adapter into the radio charge jack, or with optional desktop charger (as described below).

  • Page 8: Operating Your Radio

    Model LXT320/420 Series OPERATING YOUR RADIO POWER ON/OFF AND VOLUME Press the POWER/MENU button for at least 3 seconds to turn the radio on/off. During Power On, the radio will beep 2 times with different tones, the LCD will display all icons for 1 second and the LCD display will indicate the last channel selected.

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    SCAN button. CALL ALERT Your LXT320/420 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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    Privacy Code selections. TRANSMIT (TX) POWER LEVEL SELECTION Your LXT320/420 has 2 power level settings. To select the power level on channels 1~7 and 15~22, press the MENU button until a “Pr” icon will appear blinking on the display. Then press the TRANSMIT POWER LEVEL icon (H: Hi/L: Lo).

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    Model LXT320/420 Series Your LXT320/420 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 LXT320/420 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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    Model LXT320/420 Series ® NOAA WEATHER RADIO Your LXT320/420 Series has a NOAA WEATHER RADIO function, to enable user to receive weather reports from designated NOAA stations. To turn the NOAA WEATHER (WX) RADIO on, press the MENU button until the WX Band icon appear while in the right an “oF” icon appears.

  • Page 14: External Speaker/microphone Jack

    Model LXT320/420 Series EXTERNAL SPEAKER/MICROPHONE JACK Your LXT320/420 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

    Model LXT320/420 Series TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE PROBLEM No Power Cannot Receive Messages Radio is not responding to button presses Display is dim Charger not functioning 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.

  • Page 16: Specifications And Frequency Charts

    Model LXT320/420 Series SPECIFICATIONS Channels 22 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 LXT320/420 Series DCS PRIVACY CODE CHART CODE Note: Privacy codes can be programmed for use on any channel Page 17 CODE CODE ®...

  • Page 18: Warranty Information

    Model LXT320/420 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 LXT320/420 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 LXT320/420 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 LXT320/420 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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    Model LXT320/420 Series ® Page 22

  • 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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