On = Secure operation. Sending an Emergency Call The more stripes, the stronger the Off = Clear operation. signal strength for the current site Press the Emergency button. Blinking = Receiving an encrypted (trunking only). Press and hold the PTT button. Speak clearly voice call.
Contents Documentation Copyrights...15 Disclaimer........16 Declaration of Conformity......8 Important Safety Information..10 Getting Started....... 17 How to Use This Guide........17 Notations Used in This Manual......17 Software Version......11 Additional Performance Enhancement..18 Notice to Users (FCC and Industry ASTRO 25 Enhanced Data....18 Canada)............11 Dynamic System Resilience (DSR)..
Attaching the Antenna........21 Keypad Characters – Hexadecimal Removing and Attaching the Accessory Mode..........38 Connector Cover........22 Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button......39 Using the Carry Holder........23 Turning On the Radio........25 Identifying Status Indicators..40 Adjusting the Volume........26 Status Icons........... 40 Text Messaging Service (TMS) Indicators..44 Identifying Radio Controls....
Saving a Zone and a Channel to a Selective Call (ASTRO Button..........59 Conventional Only)......68 Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call... 59 Talkgroup Call Feature Receiving and Responding to a (Conventional Operation Only)..69 Talkgroup Call........59 Sending a Status Call......70 Receiving and Responding to a Responding to the Dynamic Private Call (Trunking Only)...60...
Making a Dynamic Priority Change Post-Alert Timer........95 (Conventional Scan Only)....83 Radio Alerts When Man Down Deleting a Nuisance Channel..... 83 Feature is Triggered...... 95 Restoring a Nuisance Channel... 84 Triggering Emergency......95 Call Alert Paging..........84 Radio Alerts When Man Down Receiving a Call Alert Page....
Re-Pair Timer........139 The Outdoor Location Feature Bluetooth Drop Timer......140 (Using GPS).........129 Pairing with Low Frequency- Military Grid Reference System Motorola Proximity Pairing (LF- (MGRS) Coordinates....130 MPP) Feature......141 Accessing the Outdoor Location Radio Indications of Lost Bluetooth Feature........130 Connection........143...
Adjusting the Volume of the Radio Stopping SSA Notification of All from Bluetooth Audio Device..150 Sites..........160 Viewing and Clearing the Bluetooth Stopping SSA Notification of All Device Information....... 150 Available Sites......160 Clearing All Bluetooth Devices Wi-Fi............161 Information........151 Turning Wi-Fi On or Off.....161 Editing the Bluetooth Friendly Checking the Wi-Fi Configuration...
Glossary........187 Helpful Tips........177 Radio Care...........177 Limited Warranty......193 Cleaning Your Radio......178 Proper Ways to Handle the Radio..178 MOTOROLA COMMUNICATION Radio Service and Repair....179 PRODUCTS........... 193 Battery Care..........179 I. WHAT THIS WARRANTY COVERS Battery Charge Status.......179 AND FOR HOW LONG:......193 Battery Recycling and Disposal..
This declaration is applicable to your radio only if your radio is labeled with the FCC logo shown below. Declaration of Conformity Per FCC CFR 47 Part 2 Section 2.1077(a) Responsible Party Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc. Address: 1303 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, IL 60196-1078, U.S.A. Phone Number: 1-800-927-2744 Hereby declares that the product:...
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This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. • Changes or modifications made to this device, not expressly approved by Motorola, could void the authority of the user to operate this equipment. BETA English...
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damage to the equipment if not carefully Getting Started observed. Note How to Use This Guide An operational procedure, practice, or condition and so on, which is essential to This User Guide covers the basic operation of the emphasize. APX Portables. The following special notations identify certain items.
Dynamic System Resilience (DSR) SecureNet allows user to perform secured DSR ensures the radio system is seamlessly communications on an Analog or Motorola Data switched to a backup master site dynamically in case Communication (MDC) channel. The MDC Over-the- of system failure. DSR also provides additional Air Rekeying (OTAR) feature will allow users to indication e.g.
single conventional radio frequency channel. These What Your Dealer/System Administrator Can enhancements allow users to use Selective Squelch Tell You to operate on only the subset of talkgroups that are relevant to the users rather than all talkgroups on the Check with your dealer or system administrator for channel.
When charging a battery attached to a radio, turn the radio off to ensure a full charge. To charge the battery, place the battery (with or without the radio) in a Motorola-approved charger. The LED on the charger indicates the charging progress; see the charger user guide.
2 To remove the battery, squeeze the release Attaching the Antenna latches at the bottom of the battery until the battery releases from the radio and remove the Ensure the radio is turned off before attaching the battery from the radio. antenna.
Removing and Attaching the Accessory Connector Cover The accessory connector is on the antenna side of the radio. It is used to connect accessories to the radio. Note To prevent damage to the connector, shield it with the connector cover when not in use. 1 To remove the accessory connector cover, rotate the thumbscrew counterclockwise until it...
Using the Carry Holder 1 Position the radio within the carry holder with the main speaker facing outward. 2 Rotate and lift the connector cover to disengage it from the radio. 3 To attach the accessory connector cover, insert the hooked end of the cover into the slot above the connector.
4 Push at the bottom of the radio until the radio is 3 To remove the radio from the carry holder, place released from it. the tip of your fingers on the ledge of the carry holder. BETA English...
• If the power-up test is successful, you see a splash screen on the radio display, followed by Turning On the Radio the Home screen. • If the power-up test is unsuccessful, you see 1 Rotate the On/Off/Volume Control Knob Error XX/YY (XX/YY is an alphanumeric clockwise until you hear a click.
2 To turn off the radio, rotate the On/Off/Volume 1 To increase the volume, rotate the On/Off/Volume Control Knob counterclockwise until you hear a Control Knob clockwise. click. 2 To decrease the volume, rotate this knob counterclockwise. Adjusting the Volume Ensure the radio is power on and the main speaker is pointed towards you for increased loudness and intelligibility, especially in areas with loud background...
Home Button Main Speaker 4–Way Navigation Button Microphone Battery Latch Top Display Keypad 16–Position Select Knob Data Feature Button Menu Select Buttons Programmable Features Main Display 2–Position Concentric Switch Any reference in this manual to controls that are preprogrammed means that a qualified radio 3–Position A/B/C Switch technician must use the radio programming software On/Off/Volume Control Knob...
Hold down Keeping the button pressed. Bluetooth Enables Bluetooth visibility. Discoverable This is accessed by a long Assignable Radio Functions On/Off press of the Bluetooth Inquiry On/Off Button. Bluetooth On/Off Allows you to turn on/off the Bluetooth. Call Alert Allows the radio to function like a pager, or to verify if a radio is Bluetooth Allows you to access to the...
Information Displays the information of the zone channel to the radio. programmed zone and channel. Internet Protocol Display the Internet Protocol Monitor Monitors a selected channel for Address (IP) address, device name and (Conventional all radio traffic until function is status of the radio.
Private Call Allows a call from an individual Reprogram Notifies the dispatcher you want (Trunking Only) radio to another individual Request a new dynamic regrouping radio. (Trunking Only) assignment. Private Line Overrides any coded squelch Request-To-Talk Notifies the dispatcher you want Defeat (DPL or PL) that is (Conventional...
Site Select (AMSS) or banks of 3 zones, one group of SmartZone operation. 3 (A, B and C) to a second group of 3 zones (D, E and F). Site Lock/Unlock Locks onto a specific site. (Trunking Only) Enhanced Zone Provides access from up to 75 Bank zones by toggling between 25...
Channel the user has just Softkeys assigned. Menu Select Buttons Voice Mute Toggles voice mute on or off. Data Feature Button Volume Set Tone Sets the volume set tone. 4–Way Navigation Button Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions Home Button You can access various radio functions through one Menu Select Buttons of the following methods.
also used to save user-edited radio settings or Data Feature Button information before returning you to the Home screen. Use Data Feature button to access data-related Note features, such as the Text Messaging Service (TMS) feature screen. Some features do not require you to press to go to the Home screen.
Number of Times Key is Pressed Toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase mode and lowercase mode. Space Toggle between numeric and letter mode. BETA English...
• While a call is not in progress, the PTT button is Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button used to make a new call. See Methods to Make a Radio Call on page 61 for more information. The PTT button on the side of the radio serves two basic purposes: •...
Identifying Status Indicators Call Received Status Icons Radio has received an Individual Call. The 130 x 130 pixel front liquid crystal display (LCD) of your radio shows radio status, text entries, and Battery menu entries. The top two display rows contain color ™...
Off – The feature is disabled. Voice Display: muting of the affiliated trunking talkgroup or selected conventional channel is deactivated. Power Level Direct L – Radio is set at Low power. On – Radio is currently configured for Display: direct radio-to-radio communication H –...
View/Program Mode Enhanced Zone Bank Display: Display: Radio is in the view or program mode. A – Contains Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone On steady – View mode B – Contains Zone 4, Zone 5 and Zone Blinking – Program mode C –...
Inverted – User successfully login to the AES Secure Operation secured IP Packet Data. On – AES secure operation. Off – Clear operation. Data Activity Blinking – Receiving an encrypted Data activity is present. voice call. Hexadecimal GPS Signal Indicates that the text entry is currently On –...
Uppercase Bluetooth On Indicates that the text entry is currently Bluetooth is on and ready for Bluetooth in uppercase mode. connection. Display: Lowercase Indicates that the text entry is currently in lowercase mode. Bluetooth Connected Lowercase Predictive Bluetooth is currently connected to the Indicates that the text entry is currently external Bluetooth device.
here help you to work more efficiently with TMS The selected text message in the Inbox feature. See Text Messaging Service (TMS) on page has been read. 100 for more information. TMS Status Icons Normal Message The following icons appear on the radio’s display User is composing a message with normal when you send and receive text messages.
Menu Description/Function • The “Request Reply” feature is toggled Option on before the message is sent. • Messages in the Inbox folder are Returns to the previous screen. flagged with “Request Reply”. Brings you to the Options main screen. Optn Priority Status and Request Reply Replies to a message.
Mobile number. Mobile number added to a Call List. Landline phone number. Landline phone number added to a Call List. Incoming call or data. Solid red Radio is transmitting. Outgoing call or data. Blinking red Radio is transmitting at low battery condition.
Blinking yellow Radio is receiving a secured the Scan List Programming transmission. mode. Solid green Radio is powering up, or is on Rapidly blinking Radio is on a Priority-One a non-priority channel while in green channel while in the Scan List the Scan List Programming Programming mode.
Backlight and Bar Notification When Color The radio initiates the Man Down Post-Alert timer. The radio initiates Fireground Evacuation alarm. Critical Alerts The radio battery is low. The radio is out of range. The radio enters Failsoft mode. The radio is unable to establish a full connection with the system. The radio is unable to authenticate or register with the system.
You Hear Tone Name Heard Short, Low- Radio Self Test Fail When radio fails its power-up self test. Pitched Tone Reject When an unauthorized request is made. Time-Out Timer Warning Four seconds before time out. No ACK Received When radio fails to receive an acknowledgment. Individual Call Warning When radio is in an individual call for greater than 6 seconds Tone...
You Hear Tone Name Heard A Group of Busy When system is busy. Low-Pitched Tones Short, Medium- Valid Key-Press When a correct key is pressed. Pitched Tone Radio Self Test Pass When radio passes its power-up self test. Clear Voice At beginning of a non-coded communication.
You Hear Tone Name Heard Received Individual Call When Call Alert or Private Call is received. Call Alert Sent When Call Alert is received by the target radio. Site Trunking When a SmartZone trunking system fails. Two Short, Over-the-Air Programming When the radio receives an over-the-air programming request.
You Hear Tone Name Heard Unique, Low- New Message When a new message is received. Pitched Chirp Unique, High- Priority Status When a priority message is received. Pitched Chirp Incremental- Bluetooth Paired When Bluetooth accessory is paired with the radio. Pitched Tone Bluetooth Connected When Bluetooth accessory is connected to the radio.
Phone Call Displays and Alerts The following phone call displays and alerts appears on the radio’s display when you make and receive Phone calls. The radio also uses alert tones to indicate the current status. You Hear You See When Notes A Long Tone No phone...
If the radio is preprogrammed for buffered overdial, the digits pressed are entered into memory and then sent when the PTT button is pressed. Press the PTT button to send either digits or voice, but not both at the same time.
• Select a zone via the radio menu Zone: General Radio Operation or to Zone and press the Menu Select button directly below Zone. Selecting a Zone to the required zone, or use the Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to keypad to enter the zone number.
d) Press the Menu Select button directly below Selecting a Radio Channel Sel to confirm the selected channel. e) Press the PTT button to transmit on the A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as displayed zone channel. transmit/ receive frequency pairs.
• Press the preprogrammed Channel Search again; or press or the Menu Select button directly button. below Exit to exit. • or to CSrh and press the Menu Select Mode Select Feature button directly below CSrh. A blinking cursor appears on the Channel Search Mode Select allows a long press to save the current screen.
You hear a short, medium-pitched tone when the 1 Toggle your zone and channel to the required zone and channel is saved. zone and channel. Note or to MS1, MS2 ... or MS5. Repeat this procedure to change the zone and channel of the programmed button.
When you receive a talkgroup call (while on the The one-to-one call between the two radios are not Home screen) the radio triggers for your attention with heard by the others in the current talkgroup. The one of the following scenarios depending on the calling radio automatically verifies that the receiving system your radio is configured: radio is active on the system and can display the...
2 Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the 1 Press the Call Response button within 20 PTT button to listen. seconds after the call indicators begin. 3 Press 2 Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the or the Call Response button to hang up PTT button to listen.
hear the Menu Inactive Exit Tone upon feature Making a Private Call (Trunking Only) exit. Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to Making a Talkgroup Call use this feature. To make a call to a group of users, your radio must This feature allows you to send an individual Call be configured as part of that talkgroup.
• Press the Menu Select button directly below This feature allows you to send an individual Call Cnts to scroll through and select the required Alert Page if there is no answer from the target radio. Sending a Call Alert Page on page 85 for more information.
• to the required ID. • To access this feature via a preprogrammed button, press the preprogrammed Quick • Use the keypad to enter the required ID. Access (One-Touch) Phone Call button to 4 Press the PTT button to initiate the Private Call. dial the preprogrammed phone number.
• Press the preprogrammed Repeater/Direct 5 Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 switch to toggle between talkaround and cm) from your mouth. repeater modes. 6 When your call is answered, press and hold the • or to Dir and press the Menu Select button PTT button to talk.
Monitoring a Channel • Monitoring a Channel via the selected zone channel. The following methods are options on how to monitor a channel. The result of all the methods is the same. a) Select the desired zone and channel. You can use the options interchangeably depending b) Listen for a transmission.
If you try to transmit on a receive-only channel, you hear an invalid tone until you release the PTT button. BETA English...
2 Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the Advanced Features PTT button to listen. Advanced Call Features Making a Selective Call Selective Call (ASTRO Conventional Only) 1 Perform one of the following actions: This feature allows you to receive a call from or to call •...
• to the required ID. Selecting a Talkgroup • Use the keypad to enter the required ID. or to Tgrp and press the Menu Select button 4 Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 directly below Tgrp. cm) from your mouth.
Sending a Status Call When the dispatcher acknowledges, you hear four tones and the display shows Ack received . The This feature allows you to send data calls to the radio returns to normal dispatch operation. dispatcher about a predefined status. If no acknowledgment is received, you hear a low- Each status can have up to a 14-character name.
Note • or to Rpgm then press the Menu Select If you try to access a zone or channel that has button directly below Rpgm to send reprogram been reserved by the dispatcher as a request to the dispatcher. dynamically regrouped mode for other users, The display shows Reprgrm rqst and Please you hear an invalid tone.
Entering the Dynamic Zone to Select a Dynamic Select Select-disabled radios cannot change Channel Disabled channels while dynamically regrouped. The dispatcher has forced the radio to or to Zone then press the Menu Select button remain on the dynamic-regrouping directly below Zone. channel.
Saving a Channel in the Dynamic Zone from List 6 Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit Selection to return to Home screen. The radio must be in Dynamic Zone in order to Saving a Channel in the Dynamic Zone from perform this operation.
You can cancel this operation at this step by 3 Press the Menu Select button below Exit to pressing the Menu Select button directly below return to Home screen. Cncl to return to Search Options screen. The Home screen shows <Dynamic Zone The display shows Searching..
• Call Type (Icon) The entries are alphabetically sorted. • WACN ID (Astro 25 Trunking IDs only) to the required subscriber alias. • System ID 3 Perform one of the following actions: Note Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow •...
The LED lights up solid red when the PTT button To cancel this operation, press the Menu Select is pressed. button directly below Cncl to return to the previous screen. If there is no voice activity for a preprogrammed period of time, the call ends. to [Add Number] and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel.
• Repeat Steps through to enter or edit the 4 Select the Menu Select button directly below Yes exisitng system IDs. to delete the entry, or No to cancel and return to • Repeat Steps through to add a new the main screen of Contacts.
The radio returns to the main display of Contacts. The display shows momentary Please wait before showing <Entry> added to Call List, Methods of Contact Editing in a Call List confirming the addition of the contact to the list. Editing an Entry Alias The radio returns to the main display of Contacts.
6 Press the Menu Select button directly below Done 6 Press the Menu Select button directly below Done to save your changes and return to the main to save your changes and return to the main screen of Contacts. screen of Contacts. Editing as Entry ID Editing a Call Type or to Cnts and press the Menu Select button...
Your radio supports different types of Scan Lists: 6 Press the Menu Select button directly below Done to save your changes and return to the main • Trunking Priority Monitor Scan List screen of Contacts. • Conventional Scan List • Talkgroup Scan List Viewing Details of a Contact Please refer to a qualified radio technician for the...
• Long press the preprogrammed Scan List • Use the keypad to enter the desired channel Programming button (side button). name. • Move the preprogrammed Scan List • Use the 16-Position Select knob to select the Programming switch to programming position. channel.
• Press the Menu Select button directly below to the member you want to edit. Sel one or more times to change the priority status of the current displayed channel. 3 Perform one of the following actions: • Press the Select button one or more times to •...
Making a Dynamic Priority Change (Conventional Scan Scan Only) This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different While the radio is scanning, the dynamic priority channels by scanning a preprogrammed list of change feature allows you to temporarily change any channels.
This capability does not apply to priority channels or Call Alert Paging the designated transmit channel. This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. When the radio is locked onto the channel to be Even if other users are away from their radios, or if deleted, perform one of the following actions: they are unable to hear their radios, you can send •...
Making a Talkgroup Call on page 62 or Making a If the call alert page is sent successfully, you Private Call (Trunking Only) on page 62 for more hear a tone and the display shows Ack information on returning the call. received.
If the call alert page is not acknowledged, you If the call alert page is not acknowledged, you hear a low tone and the display shows No hear a low tone and the display shows No acknowledge. Press the Menu Select button acknowledge.
Note Man Down is an alternate way to activate the To exit emergency at any time, press and hold Emergency feature on the condition the Emergency the preprogrammed Emergency button for must be set up for this feature to operate. about a second.
When you receive the dispatcher’s acknowledgment, 2 Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 the display shows Ack received. Four tones sound, cm) from your mouth. the alarm ends, and the radio exits the Emergency Alarm mode. 3 Press and hold the PTT button.
• You receive the dispatcher acknowledgment. Sending a Silent Emergency Alarm The display shows Ack received. This feature allows you to send an Emergency Alarm • You receive no acknowledgement. The display to the system without triggering any audio or visual shows No acknowledge.
Emergency operation. The emergency alarm or Fireground (Conventional Only) call continues on the new channel. • If the new channel is not preprogrammed for The portable Fireground Communications System is Emergency, the display shows No emergency, designed for deployment at an incident scene. It and you hear an invalid tone until you exit the consists of five central components: Emergency state or change to a channel...
Incident Management Software at the command Fireground Zone Channel. Get a qualified terminal. technician for assistance. • If your home channel is not Fireground Zone The Fireground signals transmission is always Channel, toggle or change the radio zone exchanging data between your radio and the RF channel to Fireground Zone Channel.
You hear a Transmit End Tone. Tactical Public Safety (TPS) (Conventional Only) Responding to Evacuation Indicator When Incident Commander triggers Evacuation TPS enabled the user of a group to identify a signal from his command terminal, the RF Modem transmission starts and ends clearly by displaying the updates everyone in the Fireground Communication caller name or ID on the radio display.
silent when user presses the PTT Man Down button for voice transmission. Man Down condition is determined based upon the Emergency The radio sounds an alert tone to radio tilt angle or a combination of radio tilt angle and Call De-Key remind radio user that the the lack of radio motion.
Note transmitted. The Man Down Clear function is used It is recommended that an Emergency button in this phase to cancel the Man Down condition. is preprogrammed in order to allow the user to The following scenarios affect the timers: exit the emergency condition.
When the radio is programmed with Man Radio Alerts When Man Down Feature is Triggered Down feature, special care is required when The Man Down alert tone volume is directly related to charging the radio with a wall mounted the radio speaker volume. Ensure that the radio charger.
Note and visual alert associated with the At this point the Man Down features is emergency feature. complete. Use normal Emergency procedures If the radio is programmed in Surveillance to cancel Emergency transmissions. Mode, the alert tone can be heard from the Radio Alerts When Man Down Enhanced is Triggered radio speaker.
emergency from going off with the following 1 Turn the radio on and place in the vertical position, operation. for at least 5 seconds. Perform one of the following actions: 2 Lay the radio down in the horizontal position. • Repositioning the radio or shaking the radio 3 Wait for alert tone.
The Automatic Registration Service for the radio b) Press the Menu Select button directly below consists of two (2) modes: Chan. The display shows the current channel name. • ARS Server Mode (default mode) to the required channel or mode. •...
Note • Press and hold to scroll through the A predefined username that is set more than list of predefined user names at a fast scroll the maximum allowed characters is an invalid rate. Press the Menu Select button directly name.
• If the user name is invalid, login fails and the user 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below login failure indicator (IP indicator) icon blinks. The Logt. display also shows momentary Login failed. One of the following scenarios will occur: •...
• A predefined message (quick text message). • Press the Data Feature button or the preprogrammed TMS Feature button to access • An edited quick text message. the TMS feature screen. • A query (ASTRO 25 Advanced Messaging • Press and hold the Data Feature button or the Solution).
Composing and Sending a New Text Message 5 Use the keypad to type or edit your message. During the uppercase and lowercase mode, multi- 6 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn tapping the keys only scrolls through the letters. For once the message is composed.
If the message is not sent, you hear a low tone, • To access this feature via a preprogrammed the display shows Send failed and returns to the button, press the preprogrammed Quick Text button and proceed to Step 4. main TMS screen.
Note 6 Press the Menu Select button directly below You can append a priority status and/or a Optn. request reply to your message. See Priority Status and Request Reply of a New Text to Send Message and press the Menu Message on page 104 for more Select button directly below Sel.
Appending a Request Reply to a Text Message 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. Ensure that an outgoing message is composed to allow you to perform this procedure. See Composing to Mark Important and press the Menu and Sending a New Text Message on page 102 for Select button directly below Sel to indicate the...
The display shows the normal message icon on the and Sending a New Text Message on page 102 for label bar. more information. Appending a Priority Status and a Reply Request 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below to a Text Message Optn.
same. You can use the options interchangeably Note depending on your preference and the programmed to read the message if the content functions. fills more than one screen. • Receiving a text message via the Data Feature 1 Perform one of the following actions: button or the TMS Feature button: •...
• • Select Optn to configure the message settings. to Quick Text and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel for a • Select Del to delete the message. predefined message. • Select Back to return to the previous screen. •...
Note to the required text message and press Press the Menu Select button directly below the Menu Select button below Sel to view the Back at any time to return to the previous message. screen. Press the Menu Select button directly below You can append a priority status and/or a Edit, Del, or Back to access the option.
• Sending a Sent Text Message to TMS and press the Menu Select button directly below TMS to access the TMS 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn feature screen. while viewing the message. to Sent and press the Menu Select to Send Message and press the Menu button below Sel.
The ASTRO 25 Advanced Messaging Solution allows you to quickly send and receive messages and run Deleting All Text Messages database queries directly from your data-enabled Motorola two-way radios. Federal mandate requires 1 Perform one of the following actions: Two-Factor Authentication when querying Federal •...
priors and warrants. Query and Two-Factor The radios caches the user name, unit ID and or Authentication has Criminal Justice Information Single Factor password in the codeplug, this allows Services (CJIS) security compliance for queries. the radio to automatically log in to use Single Factor authentication upon power up or mode change.
so the message is delivered to the user, not to the • to [ID Entry] and press the Menu radio which may have any user using it at the time. Select button directly below Edit. A blinking cursor appears. Use the keypad to type or edit Secondly, this feature supports query authentication a username.
• to scroll through the list of predefined 6 For radio enabled with two-factor login, enter your Unit IDs. Press the Menu Select button directly passcode when you see a blinking cursor. below Sel to select the predefined Unit ID. 7 Press the Menu Select button directly below •...
successfully logged in the radio with a Two-Factor 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Authentication. Logt. One of the following scenarios occurs: Note The query server must be selected as the • The display shows Clear private data?. destination so that it can receive the query •...
to Query and press the Menu Select 10 Press the Menu Select button below Send or the button directly below Sel for a predefined PTT button to send the message. message. The display shows the Send Message screen and Sending msg. to scroll through the list of messages and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel If the message is sent, you hear a tone and the...
Note If the selected channel is preprogrammed Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital for secure-only operation, when you press encryption provides signaling that makes it virtually the PTT button, you hear an invalid mode...
You can request to configure the radio to • You hear the radio sounds an alternating tone for ignore the clear voice or insecured multikey radios. transmission when the radio is in secured The KVL indicates that keyload is successful. transmission.
Note addition, a different key can be When the selected key is erased, you hear strapped to other features, such as a momentary keyfail tone and the display dynamic regrouping, failsoft, or shows Key fail. emergency talkgroup. You can have operator-selectable key When the selected key is not allowed, you erasure.
The display shows the last user-selected and • Erasing the selected encryption keys via the radio stored keyset, and the available keyset menu menu: selections. or to Eras and press the Menu Select button directly below Eras. to scroll through the keysets or use the The display shows the last user-selected and keypad to enter the number of the desired keyset.
multikey option via the preprogrammed Top Side operation upon receiving a rekey request from the (Select) button and Top (Orange) button: user. a) Press and hold the Top Side (Select) button. or to Reky. b) While holding Top Side (Select) button down, press the Top (Orange) button.
for conventional communications. In additional to Hear Clear Rekey Requests, OTAR transmissions include Note Delayed Acknowledgements, and Power-up This feature must be preprogrammed by a Acknowledgements. qualified radio technician. Check with your Some of the options selected may also need to be set dealer or system administrator for more up at the Key Management Controller (KMC) site to information.
Clear radios – 0 to 8 characters. Random FM Reduces the unwanted effects of Noise random FM noise pulses caused by 2 Perform one of the following actions: Canceller channel fading under high Signal-to- (Flutter • Press the Menu Select button directly below Noise (S/N) conditions such as in a Fighter) Sel to enter the code.
If you forget the password, enter ******** to The password is updated. erase all keys and revert the password in If the two passwords do not match, repeat Steps the radio back to the default password of through 10. 01234567. Note Changing Your Password If you enter three incorrect old passwords, the...
One of the following results occur.: 8 Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. • The display shows Pswd enabled, indicating that 9 Re-enter the new password. the radio lock feature is enabled. • The display shows Pswd disabled, indicating that 10 Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel.
Radio Kill 4 Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok. The display shows radio Contact IDs. This feature allows you to render your radio or another radio inoperable if the radio is misplaced or 5 Perform one of the following actions: lost.
5 Perform one of the following actions: Press and hold the Top Side button then press the Orange button until the display turns blank • to the required ID. and becomes inoperable. • Press the Menu Select button directly below LNum to go to the last number dialed.
For example, GPS location fixes are difficult to obtain • Between tall buildings or under dense tree-cover indoors, in covered locations, between high buildings, • In temperature extremes outside the operating or in situations where you have not established a limits of your radio clear broad view of the sky.
Navigation Plan. These changes may affect the waypoints automatically replaces the oldest performance of the GPS feature on your radio. waypoints in the radio. GPS Performance Enhancement The radio also stores four (4) preprogrammed waypoints. These coordinates cannot be deleted. Sometimes, the GPS feature may be unable to complete a location calculation successfully.
Note The display shows Location off. The radio automatically exits the feature, if the 3 Perform one of the following actions: feature inactivity timer is enabled, when the radio is left idle and the timer expires. You • To obtain a location fix, press the Menu Select hear the Menu Inactive Exit Tone upon feature button directly below On .
If the radio fails to get a location fix, the display 3 Use the keypad to edit the auto-generated shows No service and returns to the previous waypoint, if required, or press the Menu Select display. button directly below Cncl to return to the Location main screen.
to Waypoints and press the Menu Select 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below button directly below Sel. Optn. The display shows a list of waypoints. to Waypoints and press the Menu Select 3 Perform one of the following actions: button directly below Sel.
• to [Destination] and press the 8 Perform one of the following actions: Menu Select button directly below Optn. • Press the Menu Select button directly below Back to return to the previous screen. to Edit location and press the Menu •...
• Press the Menu Select button directly below 3 Perform one of the following actions: Del to delete any unwanted characters. • to the required saved waypoint, and • Press the Menu Select button directly below press the Menu Select button directly below Cncl to return to the previous screen to Edit name and press the Optn.
1 Press the Menu Select button directly below 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. Optn. to Waypoints and press the Menu Select to Dist frm here and press the Menu button directly below Sel. Select button directly below Sel. The display shows a list of waypoints.
If there is a solid location signal during Emergency, 2 Press the PTT button to talk, and release the the current location and the location information button to listen. received is saved as Emergency and Last Known Location waypoints, respectively. Out-of-Range Radio When your radio goes out of the range of the system, Trunking System Controls...
This feature should be used with caution, since it Site Display and Search Button inhibits roaming to another site in a wide-area The Site Display and Site Search button allows you system. to view the name of the current site or force your You can toggle the lock state between locked and radio to change to a new one.
Note • Turning on the Bluetooth via the radio menu BT: It is recommended to use Motorola proprietary or to BT. To access the Bluetooth feature Mission Critical Wireless (MCW) devices with screen, press the Menu Select button directly APX radios during Mission Critical operations below BT.
a) Press the preprogrammed button to turn on the c) To return to the Home screen, press the Menu Bluetooth. Select button directly below Exit. You hear a short, medium-pitched tone. The • Turning off the Bluetooth via the preprogrammed display shows momentary Bluetooth on, and button: appears.
Frequency-Motorola Proximity Pairing Re-Pair Re-Pair Timer Scenarios (LF-MPP) Feature on page 141 and Timer Standard Pairing Feature on page 143. Options Infinite (For all Bluetooth devices.) When the • When the device loses Bluetooth radio and/or device are turned off after connection, the device will pairing, keys are not lost.
4 hours or 8 hours. To establish the Bluetooth Connection, see Pairing Do note there are exceptions for with Low Frequency-Motorola Proximity Pairing (LF- Operation Critical Wireless (OCW) MPP) Feature on page 141 or Standard Pairing...
Bluetooth tones, Bluetooth menu and preprogrammed Time power consumption, not the Standby buttons must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio Time consumption. technician. Check with your dealer or system Turn on the accessory. Then place it close to the administrator for more information. radio aligning the Bluetooth Pairing Location ( ) The range of Bluetooth operation is 10 meters line-of- on the radio to the Bluetooth Pairing Location (a...
Standard Pairing Feature Type> connected and the Bluetooth icon turns from Note Bluetooth tones, Bluetooth menu and If the radio has the pairing record of the device and preprogrammed buttons must be the connection fails, you hear a short, low-pitched preprogrammed by a qualified radio tone.
. To continue with Bluetooth pairing, see Pairing with • or to BT. Press the Menu Select button Low Frequency-Motorola Proximity Pairing (LF-MPP) directly below BT to access the Bluetooth Feature on page 141. feature screen. to Search Devices...
The following methods are options on how to turn on When the timer expires, the display shows Bluetooth visibility. The result of all the methods is the momentary Visibility failed. Repeat the same. You can use the options interchangeably procedure to turn on Bluetooth visibility. depending on your preference and the programmed Note functions.
correct device to pair before initiating the pairing. or to BT. Press the Menu Select button Authentic PIN is used for the verification. directly below BT to access the Bluetooth feature screen. Note to Visibility and press the Menu The compare PIN authentication method is Select button directly below Off.
If you choose to reject the pairing process, the If unsuccessful, one of the following scenarios will display shows Cancel pairing in occur: progress... followed by <Device Friendly • The display shows <Device Friendly Name> Name> pair canceled and return to Home pair failed (if the pairing timer expires).
The display returns to Available Dev screen. If successful, the display shows Pairing in progress... followed by a randomly generated Pairing the Authentication PIN by Manually numeric PIN, Compare PIN: XXXXXX. Keying in the Same PIN If unsuccessful, the display shows BT profiles Follow the procedure in Searching and Pairing the not supported.
to the right. Press the Menu Select button directly Turning On the Bluetooth Audio (Routing the Audio below Del to delete. from the Radio to the Headset) The following methods are options on how to turn on 3 Press Ok to continue pairing the radio and the the Bluetooth audio.
Turning Off the Bluetooth Audio (Routing the Audio Adjusting the Volume of the Radio from Bluetooth from the Headset to the Radio) Audio Device The following methods are options on how to turn off Ensure that the Bluetooth audio device is connected the Bluetooth Audio.
If the device is not deleted successfully, you hear the 4 If there are devices being paired or connected, radio sounds a short, low-pitched tone. The display along the list of <Device Friendly Name> shows <Devlice Friendly Name> clear failed. to see the status of each device.
Note If successful, the display shows All BT If Re-Pair Timer is set to infinite and you clear devices cleared. keys on the radio, you must clear keys on all If unsuccessful, you hear the radio sounds a previously paired devices as well. (Please see short, low-pitched tone.
Responding to the Notification of Upgrade Over-the-Air Programming (POP 25, ASTRO 25, ASTRO Conventional and Wi-Fi) 1 The display shows Upgrade? and two short, medium- pitched tones sounds every 30 seconds This feature enables configuration data and firmware until the user makes a choice of accepting, to be upgraded to your radio over-the-air.
Note Each voice announcement is within a limit of three The radio cannot be used while the seconds maximum. The sum duration of all different upgrade is being installed. Therefore, make voice announcements in a radio shall be no more sure to only accept the upgrade at a than 1000 seconds.
announces the current zone and channel it is special situation that they need to be aware of. Only transmitting. authorized radios are enabled to send SSA. Note Upon the activation of a SSA, the receiving radios Pressing this preprogrammed playback display the alert alias and generate the periodic alert button enables the voice feature to tone.
The display shows the Site Alert screen. If you are at the site designated to receive this alert, you can hear an alert tone repeated periodically. The to Start Alert and press the Menu display shows the <Alert Alias> with the intelligent Select button directly below Sel.
If a wrong Site ID is entered, the display shows Sending SSA Notification to All Sites Invalid ID and prompts to enter the Site ID again. or to SSA. to select the desired Alert Alias and press 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below SSA. the Menu Select button directly below Send.
If radio is out of range, roaming to a foreign 6 To return to the Home screen, press the Menu system or in a failsoft situation, the display shows Select button directly below Exit. Req failed. If you are at the site designated to receive this alert, If the request is successful, the display shows Req you can hear an alert tone repeated periodically.
The display shows Sending req. to Stop Alert and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. If radio is out of range, roaming to a foreign The display shows the Select Site screen. system or in a failsoft situation, the display shows Req failed.
The SSA Alert for the designated site stops. 5 To return to the Home screen, press the Menu Select button directly below Exit. Stopping SSA Notification of All Sites The SSA Alert for all sites stop. or to SSA. Stopping SSA Notification of All Available Sites 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below SSA.
a) To toggle the Wi-Fi on or off, press the 5 To return to the Home screen, press the Menu preprogrammed Wi-Fi button. Select button directly below Exit. This button must be preprogrammed by a The SSA Alert for all available sites stop. qualified radio technician.
® The display shows the current status of the Wi-Fi Utilities as described next. Viewing Recent Calls Searching Looking for available Wi-Fi This feature allows you to view the recent incoming networks that have been and outgoing call information of the following call preprogrammed into the radio.
a) Press the preprogrammed Recent Calls would like to read the top display while the radio is button. still in the carry holder attached to your belt. to scroll through the list. To flip the display, press and hold the c) To return to the Home screen, press the Menu preprogrammed Light/Flip button Select button directly below Exit, press...
Selecting an Enhanced Zone Bank Selecting the Power Level This feature is created in order to allow users to Note communicate in more zones. An Enhanced Zone This feature must be preprogrammed by a Bank (EZB) consists of three zones. This also means qualified radio technician.
a) Use the preprogrammed Transmit Power hear the Menu Inactive Exit Tone upon feature Level switch to toggle the power level between exit. low and high power. The following methods are options on how to select a radio profile. The result of all the methods is the •...
c) Press the Menu Select button directly below Depending on how your radio is preprogrammed, you Sel to select the required radio profile, or press can also maintain a minimum backlight level on the radio's front display. the Menu Select button directly below Exit to exit the screen without making any changes.
Turning the Controls and Keypad Buttons Tones On or the same. You can use the options interchangeably depending on your preference and the programmed functions. You can enable and disable the tones of Navigation buttons, controls and keypad if needed. •...
The timer is defaulted at 60 seconds, but it can be • The default time setting is a 12-hour clock. The preprogrammed from 3 to 120 seconds, in 15-second display shows 12:00AM. intervals, or it can be disabled entirely for each radio •...
• Using Conventional Squelch Operation Features or one or more times to move to an item you wish to change. to change the This feature filters out unwanted calls with low signal selected item. strength or channels that have a higher than normal •...
Digital PTT ID Support Option Result This feature allows you to see the radio ID (number) Normal Squelch You hear any digital of the radio from whom you are currently receiving a traffic having the correct transmission. This ID, consisting up to a maximum of network access code.
The following table shows the variations of smart Transmit Inhibit PTT: This feature is available for APCO 25 trunking, Type II trunking and Conventional operations for all APX Mode Description radios. Transmit Inhibit You cannot transmit if any traffic When Transmit Inhibit feature is enabled, the radio on Busy is detected on the channel.
Enabling Transmit Inhibition Disabling Transmit Inhibition Perform one of the following actions: Perform one of the following actions: • Switch the preprogrammed Transmit Inhibit • Switch the preprogrammed Transmit Inhibit switch to Transmit Inhibit enabled. switch to Transmit Inhibit disabled position. •...
The information shown are: • Soft ID (If enabled) Note Charge Percentage of current battery The radio automatically exits the feature, if the Percentage capacity. feature inactivity timer is enabled, when the Remaining Remaining power of the battery radio is left idle and the timer expires. You Capacity in mAh.
• Processor Version • Press to return to the Home screen . • Option Board Serial Number (optional) Viewing the IP Information • Option Board Software Version (optional) • Language Pack ID and Version (only when the This feature displays the device name, IP address, language of the display is set to non-English) and status of your radio.
• • Press to return to the Home screen. Press to return to the Home screen. Viewing the Control Assignments Editing the Soft ID This feature displays the programmable radio Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to functions assigned to the controls of your radio for the use this feature.
4 Use the keypad to edit the text. 5 Perform one of the following actions: • Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok to save the new Soft ID and return to the previous screen. • Press the Menu Select button directly below Cncl to return to the previous screen.
Never poke this vent with any measure in order to assure the watertight objects, such as needles, tweezers, or integrity of the radio. Motorola details the screwdrivers.This could create leak paths disassembly, test, and reassembly into the radio and the radio’s submergibility procedures along with necessary test will be lost.
Otherwise, the water will decrease the connectors, controls or crevices. Dry the radio audio quality of the radio. thoroughly with a soft, lint-free cloth. • Do not disassemble the radio. This could 3 Clean battery contacts with a lint-free cloth to damage radio seals and result in leak remove dirt or grease.
172 for more information. on a contract basis. For a contract service agreement, LED and Sounds please contact your nearest Motorola service or sales representative, or an authorized Motorola dealer. When your battery is low: Express Service Plus (ESP) is an optional extended •...
Gauge Battery Charge Gauge Battery Charge 76% to 100% full 11% to 25% Top Display: Top Display: 51% to 75% 10% or less (at 10%, the gauge Top Display: begins blinking) Top Display: 26% to 50% Top Display: ™ These are for IMPRES battery operation only.
Battery Recycling and Disposal In the U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the nationwide Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) program for battery collection and recycling. Many retailers and dealers participate in this program. For the location of the drop-off facility closest to you, access RBRC's Internet web site at www.rbrc.com...
Accessories The accessory link below is for APX radios. Not all accessories are FCC certified to operate with all APX models and/or bandsplits. Please refer to the specific APX radio price pages for a list of FCC certified accessories or contact your sales representative for accessory compatibility.
• distance to a well-known landmark Maritime Radio Use in the VHF • vessel course, speed or destination Frequency Range 5 State the nature of the distress. 6 Specify what kind of assistance you need. Special Channel Assignments 7 State the number of persons on board and the number needing medical attention, if any.
• on ships subject to Part II of Title III of the 156.050 160.650 Communications Act, the radio must be capable of 156.100 160.700 operating on the 156.800 MHz frequency. • on ships subject to the Safety Convention, the 156.150 160.750 radio must be capable of operating: 156.200...
maritime use when it operates on the distress and 157.225 161.825 safety frequencies specified in RSS-182 Section 7.3. 157.275 161.875 Technical Parameters for Interfacing External 157.325 161.925 Data Sources 157.375 161.975 RS232 SB9600 157.425 162.025 Input 3.6V Note Voltage (Volts * Simplex channels 3, 21, 23, 61, 64, 81, 82, Peak-to- and 83 cannot be lawfully used by the...
Feature that responds to the Automatic Registration Service presence of an RF carrier by opening or unmuting (turning ASTRO 25 Motorola standard for wireless on) a receiver’s audio circuit. A digital trunked communications. squelch circuit silences the ASTRO Motorola standard for wireless...
operations of the trunked Deadlock Displayed by the radio after repeaters. three failed attempts to unlock the radio. The radio must be Channel A group of characteristics such powered off and on prior to as transmit/ receive frequency another attempt. pairs, radio parameters, and encryption encoding.
Frequency Modulation cancelled. Hang Up Disconnect. Mission Critical Wireless Home screen The first display information Motorola Data Communication after the radio completes its Menu Entry A software-activated feature self test. shown at the bottom of the IV&D Integrated Voice and Data display –...
static. If the channel is in use, Page A one-way alert, with audio you hear conversation. It also and/or display messages. serves as a way to check the Personality A set of unique features volume level of the radio, since specific to a radio.
Programmable Refers to a radio control that conversations of no interest to can have a radio feature you. assigned to it. Selective Switch Any digital P25 traffic having Push-To-Talk. The PTT button the correct Network Access engages the transmitter and Code and the correct talkgroup.
Talkaround Bypass a repeater and talk degrees longitude. Everything directly to another unit for easy east of Greenwich (up to 180 local unit-to-unit degrees) is later in time; communications. everything west is earlier. There are 42 time authorities Talkgroup An organization or group of around the world that are radio users who communicate constantly synchronizing with...
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