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Motorola 2 Way FRS Radio User Manual

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    User’ s Guide 2-WAY FRS RADIO 6881041B05-A...

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    2-Way Radio Quick Reference Display Raise sound Move up through options for each radio setting Talk Save radio settings Monitor channel activity Lower sound Move down through options Microphone for each radio setting Speaker Move through different radio settings Lock/unlock keypad (when held down in Standby mode) Send call tone Turn radio on and off...

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    Press Press Band Cto move through options for each radio setting. Call Tone Settings: 1 through 5 Channel Settings: 1 through 14 Changing Radio Settings to move through radio settings. Press to save radio settings. Interference Eliminator Code Settings: 0 through 38 Talk Confirmation Tone Settings: M (On), L (Off)

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    To register your product on-line, visit Retain your original dated sales receipt for your records. For warranty service of your Motorola 2-way radio you will need to provide a copy of your dated sales receipt to confirm warranty status.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ......Safety and General Information ..1 Getting Started ..... . 9 Turning On Your Radio .

  • Page 7: Safety And General Information

    Talk button; to receive (listen), release the Talk button. Exposure To Radio Frequency Energy Your Motorola radio is designed to comply with the following national and international standards and guidelines regarding exposure of human beings to radio frequency electromagnetic energy: •...

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    • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) / Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) C95. 1-1992 • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) C95.1-1999 Edition • International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) 1998 • Ministry of Health (Canada) Safety Code 6. Limits of Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields in the Frequency Range from 3 kHz to 300 GHz, 1999 •...

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    Body-worn Operation To maintain compliance with FCC/Health Canada RF exposure guidelines, if you wear a radio on your body when transmitting, always place the radio in a Motorola supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case, or body harness for this product.

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    (2.5 cm) away from the body. Approved Accessories For a list of approved Motorola accessories visit our website at ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE/COMPATIBILITY Note: Nearly every electronic device is susceptible to electromagnetic interference (EMI) if inadequately shielded, designed or otherwise configured for electromagnetic compatibility.

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    • MEDICAL DEVICES Pacemakers The Advanced Medical Technology Association recommends that a minimum separation of 6 inches (15 centimeters) be maintained between a handheld wireless radio and a pacemaker. These recommendations are consistent with the independent research by, and recommendations of, the United States Food and Drug Administration.

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    Safety and General Use While Driving Check the laws and regulations on the use of radio in the area where you drive. Always obey them. When using your radio while driving, please: • Give full attention to driving and to the road. •...

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    BLASTING CAPS AND AREAS To avoid possible interference with blasting operations, turn off your radio when you are near electrical blasting caps, in a blasting area, or in areas posted: “Turn off two-way radio.” Obey all signs and instructions. OPERATIONAL CAUTIONS •...

  • Page 15: Getting Started, Turning On Your Radio, Sharing Radio Channels

    Getting Started Turning On Your Radio Do This Press and hold for 2 seconds. Sharing Radio Channels Your radio has 14 channels that you share with other groups on a “take turns” basis. Other groups may be talking on the channels. Do not talk over someone who is already using the channel –...

  • Page 16: Parts Of Your Radio

    Parts of Your Radio Press • Lower the sound • Move down through options when changing radio settings Press • Move through different radio settings • Lock/unlock the keypad (when held down in Standby screen) Press Send call tone Press and hold •...

  • Page 17: What Is On Your Display

    What is on Your Display The following picture shows some of the things you might see while using your radio. Channel (1-14) Talk Confirmation Tone On (see page 20) Battery Low Keypad Locked (see page 19) Talking (if on, not flashing) or Channel Busy (if flashing)

  • Page 18: Installing Batteries

    Installing Batteries 1. With back of radio facing you, press down cover latch with a screwdriver. 2. Remove cover. 3. Insert 4 AAA Alkaline batteries as shown. 4. Put cover back on and press down. Note: Do not mix old and new batteries. Low Battery Alert When batteries are low, K appears on the display.

  • Page 19: Talking And Listening, Talk Range

    Talking and Listening All radios in your group must be set to the same channel (1-14) and interference eliminator code (0-38). • Hold radio 2 to 3 inches from mouth. • Press and hold the appears on the right side of the display while you talk. •...

  • Page 20: Making Radio Sound Quieter Or Louder, Sending Call Tones

    Making Radio Sound Quieter or Louder Do This 1. Press Bto make sound quieter or to make sound louder. 2. Press to save setting. Sending Call Tones Call tones are sounds you can send to get your listener’s attention before you start talking.

  • Page 21: Changing Call Tones

    Changing Call Tones Do This 1. From Standby screen, press one time. 2. Press to change and hear the other character sounds. 3. When the character you want is shown, press button. Result Display shows next to the Disney character’s picture. Note: Character pictures and their call tones vary by radio model.

  • Page 22: Changing Channels

    Changing Channels If other groups are using the current channel: Do This 1. From Standby screen, press two times. 2. Press to change channel. 3. Press to save channel. Result Current channel number flashes. Display returns to Standby screen, showing new channel.

  • Page 23: Changing Interference Eliminator Code

    Changing Interference Eliminator Code If there is too much noise on a channel, try changing the interference eliminator code to reduce the noise. Do This 1. From Standby screen, press three times. 2. Press to change code. 3. Press to save code. Result Current interference eliminator code flashes.

  • Page 24: Listening To A Channel, Time-out Timer

    You can set a different code for each channel. To set a channel and code: 1. Press two times and then press 2. Press again and then press 3. Press to save the channel and code. To set another channel and code, do these steps again. Listening to a Channel Pressing lets you hear how loud the radio sounds when someone is not talking to...

  • Page 25: Locking The Keypad

    Locking the Keypad To keep you from accidentally changing how your radio works, you can lock the keypad. When the keypad is locked, the not be able to change the call tone, channel, or interference eliminator code Do This 1. Press and hold for 3 seconds.

  • Page 26: Alerts, Talk Confirmation Tone

    Alerts Talk Confirmation Tone When you turn on the talk confirmation tone, your radio sends a unique tone when you finish talking and release the lets others know you’re finished talking. There is a different talk confirmation tone for each call tone you select. (See page 14.) When this tone is turned on, To turn the talk confirmation tone on or off: Do This...

  • Page 27: Keypress Alert Tone

    Do This 2. Press to turn the talk confirmation tone on or off. means the tone is on. means the tone is off. 3. When the setting you want is shown, press button. Keypress Alert Tone When you turn on the keypress alert tone, your radio sounds a tone whenever you press a button on the keypad.

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    To turn the keypress alert tone on or off: Do This 1. From Standby screen, press five times. 2. Press to turn the alert tone on or off. means the tone is on. means the tone is off. 3. When the setting you want is shown, press button.

  • Page 29: Fixing Problems

    Fixing Problems Problem Try This No Power Make sure the batteries are put in right or change batteries. Erratic Display Make sure the batteries are put in right or change batteries. Make sure Message Not Make sure the batteries are put in right or change batteries. Sent The channel may be in use.

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    Problem Try This Hearing Other People Talking Channel may be in use. Try another channel. or Noise on a Channel Buildings, lots of trees, and use in buildings and in cars or trucks will keep your radio from reaching other radios. Check for clear Radio Can’t straight line to other radio(s).

  • Page 31: Use And Care

    Use and Care To clean the radio, use a soft damp cloth. If the radio gets wet... Turn it off and take out batteries. Do not put in water. Dry with soft cloth. Wipe battery contacts with a dry, lint-free cloth. Do not use alcohol or cleaners.

  • Page 33: Limited Warranty

    United States and Canada What Does this Warranty Cover? Subject to the exclusions contained below, Motorola, Inc. warrants its telephones, pagers, and consumer and professional two-way radios (excluding commercial, government or industrial radios) that operate via Family Radio Service or General Mobile Radio Service, Motorola-branded or certified accessories sold for use with these Products (“Accessories”) and Motorola software contained on CD-ROMs or...

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    (c) use of the Products or Accessories for commercial purposes or subjecting the Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are excluded from coverage. Length of Coverage...

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    Unauthorized Service or Modification. Defects or damages resulting from service, testing, adjustment, installation, maintenance, alteration, or modification in any way by someone other than Motorola, or its authorized service centers, are excluded from coverage. Altered Products. Products or Accessories with (a) serial numbers or date tags that have been removed, altered or obliterated;...

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    This warranty extends only to the first consumer purchaser, and is not transferable. What Will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price of any Products, Accessories or Software that does not conform to this warranty. We may use functionally equivalent reconditioned/refurbished/pre-owned or new Products, Accessories or parts.

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    You will receive instructions on how to ship the Products, Accessories or Software, at your expense, to a Motorola Authorized Repair Center. To obtain service, you must include: (a) a copy of your receipt, bill of sale or other comparable proof of purchase;...

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    Laws in the United States and other countries preserve for Motorola certain exclusive rights for copyrighted Motorola software such as the exclusive rights to reproduce...

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    Products associated with such Motorola software. No other use, including without limitation disassembly of such Motorola software or exercise of the exclusive rights reserved for Motorola, is permitted. ITC02-159...

  • Page 40: Fcc License Not Required, Software Copyright Notice

    Motorola products may not be modified, reverse-engineered, distributed, or reproduced in any manner to the extent allowed by law. Furthermore, the purchase of the Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license under the...

  • Page 41: Export Law Assurances

    Patent Information This product is manufactured under one or more of the following United States patents. 5896277 5894292 5864752 5699006 5742484 D408396 D399821 D387758 D389158 5894592 5893027 5789098 5734975 5861850 D395882 D383745 D389827 D389139 5929825 5926514 5953640 6071640 D413022 D416252 D416893 D433001 Export Law Assurances This product is controlled under the export regulations of the United States of...

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    Disney/Pixar elements © Disney/Pixar MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo, and all other trademarks indicated as such herein are trademarks of Motorola, Inc. ® Reg. U. S. Pat. & Tm. Off. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © 2002 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved.

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