RCU is recommended to use with your To hear audio indications, plug the earpiece Silent emergency continues until you press APX 3000 as it provides additional functionality and hold the Emergency button to exit into the Wireless Pod. to this radio.
Address: 1303 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60196, U.S.A. Phone Number: 1-800-927-2744 Hereby declares that the product: Model Name: APX 3000 conforms to the following regulations: FCC Part 15, subpart B, section 15.107(a), 15.107(d) and section 15.109(a) Class B Digital Device As a personal computer peripheral, this device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
RF energy awareness and control for Compliance with applicable standards and Regulations. For a list of Motorola-approved antennas, batteries, and other accessories, visit the following website: http://www.motorolasolutions.com/APX Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio transmitter may only operate using an antenna of a type and maximum (or lesser) gain approved for the transmitter by Industry Canada.
This device may not cause harmful interference. 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 user's authority to operate this equipment. English...
établir la communication. sécurité Le présent émetteur a été approuvé par Industrie Canada pour fonctionner avec les types d'antenne agréés par Motorola et ayant un gain admissible maximal ainsi que l'impédance Exposition aux radiofréquences et sécurité du requise pour chaque type d'antenne indiqué. Les types produit pour radios bidirectionnelles portatives d'antenne non inclus, dont le gain est supérieur au gain...
Cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence reçue, y compris les interférences qui peuvent perturber le fonctionnement. Les changements ou les modifications apportées à ce dispositif, non expressément approuvées par Motorola, peuvent annuler le droit de l'utilisateur à utiliser cet équipement. Français Canadien...
Notations Used in This Manual Getting Started Throughout the text in this publication, you will notice the use of Take a moment to review the following: WARNING, Caution, and Note. These notations are used to How to Use This Guide ......page 1 emphasize that safety hazards exist, and the care that must be Notations Used in This Manual .
• What optional accessories may suit your needs? SecureNet allows you to perform secured communications on an Analog or Motorola Data Communication (MDC) channel. The MDC OTAR feature will allow you to perform OTAR activities on an MDC channel. English...
They are to remind you that an external accessory is required to see or hear the indications of your radio APX 3000 is a small body radio meant to work together with during an operation procedure, practice, or condition etc.,...
Attaching the Battery‡ To remove the battery, turn your radio off. Lift up With your radio turned off, slide the battery into your radio’s the latch then slide the frame until the bottom latch clicks into place. battery down to remove the battery from your radio.
Installing the Antenna Attaching the Accessory Connector Cover With your radio turned off, set the antenna in its receptacle and turn clockwise to attach it to your radio. The accessory connector is located on the antenna side of your radio. It is used to connect accessories to your radio. Note: To prevent damage to the connector, shield it with the connector cover when not in use.
Installing Accessories with GCAI Turning On Your Radio‡ Connector Push the On/Off Switch to turn the power on or off. You see a green spot when the switch is in the ON position. Connect a GCAI DRSM to see the icons and strings and hear audio alerts and transmission of your radio.
If the power-up test is successful, you see momentary Adjusting the Volume† MOTOROLA on the DRSM. By default, press the Up and Down Arrow Button to adjust the Note: If the power-up test is unsuccessful, you see ER XX/ volume you hear on your headset.
Ensure the Up and Down Arrow Button is in Volume Plug the earpiece to the wireless Pod. mode by pressing the Multi Function Button (MFB) to Verify that both your radio and pod are powered ON and in toggle to Volume mode. pairing mode.
Pairing Radio with Mission Critical Using the Carry Holster Remote Control Unit (RCU) Inserting to the Carry Holster Verify that both your radio and RCU are powered ON and in Position your radio within the pairing mode. carry holster with the LEDs On your RCU, press Bluetooth Pairing Spot facing inward.
Your radio is successfully Pull your radio out from the secured to the carry holster. carry holster. Removing Your Radio from the Carry Holster Push the hook of the carry holster to release your radio top. English...
Tying Your Radio and Flexible Antenna to Positioning Your Radio and Devices on Your Body Your Body APX 3000 radio is designed to be operated while concealed under your outer garments. See the following pictures for the Note: When using this antenna, use only Motorola-approved recommended position to place your radio.
Installing the Flexible Antenna • Do not twist or coil the antenna because this will result in antenna performance degradation. With your radio turned off, set the antenna in its receptacle and See pictures below. turn clockwise to attach it to your radio. a u t i o n Not recommended Acceptable...
• • To satisfy compliance with RF Exposure To improve radio performance, secure the standards and improve radio performance, use antenna as shown in picture below. the spacers provided to maintain a distance of Ensure the spacer is upright when strapping it to a u t i o n 0.50 inch (1.27 cm) from your body.
The table below shows number of spacer segments for Strapping the Antenna onto Your Body different antenna bands. Procedure: Antenna Number of Number of Frequency spacers spacer Position the spacers along the antenna to maintain 0.5 inch Band provided* segments (1.27cm) from your body.
Radio Parts and Controls Top Button* Antenna On/Off Switch Bluetooth Pairing Transmit/ Spot Receive LED Top Side Button* Bluetooth Middle Side Button* Connector Cover Up Arrow Button* Down Arrow Button* Battery Battery Connector Battery Latch * These radio controls/buttons are programmable. English...
Bluetooth Clear All Pairing – Allows you to clear all pairing Programmable Features information for Bluetooth. This is accessed by a long press of the Bluetooth On/Off Button. Any reference in this manual to controls that are “preprogrammed” means that a qualified radio technician must Bluetooth Inquiry On/Off –...
Monitor (Conventional Only) – Monitors a selected channel Assignable Settings or Utility Functions for all radio traffic until function is disabled. Light/Flip – Press the button to toggle the display backlight on Nuisance Delete – Temporarily removes an unwanted channel, or off.
Mode Change – To enable the Up or Down Arrow Button to Using Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button† change the channel or zone. Press the Up or Down Arrow Button to toggle the channel or zone up or down. The PTT button can be preprogrammed on your radio’s or RCU’s programmable button.
Roaming Identifying Status Indicators The radio has roamed to and is currently registered to a foreign system. Your radio indicates its operational status through the following: Status Icons‡ ....... . page 21 Direct LED Indicator.
Priority Channel Scan • Blinking dot = Radio detects activity on channel designated as Priority- One. • Steady dot = Radio detects activity on channel designated as Priority-Two. Vote Scan Enabled The vote scan feature is enabled. Secure Operation • On = Secure operation.
LED Indicator The LED indicator shows the operational status of your radio. Transmit/ Receive LED Bluetooth Transmit/Receive LED Bluetooth LED Status Solid red – Radio is transmitting. Solid red Solid green Radio is upgrading the firmware. Blinking red – Radio is powering up with fatal error. Slow blinking red –...
Transmit/Receive LED Bluetooth LED Status Short blinking blue Solid green Radio is reading or upgrading by CPS. with long interval Blinking blue three – Bluetooth is powering on or off. times – Slow Blinking blue Radio is waiting to be paired when no device is connected with radio in Bluetooth. Blinking blue at –...
Intelligent Lighting Indicators‡ This feature temporary changes the backlight of the DRSM display screen to indicate a radio event has occurred. Note: This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician. Backlight Notification When Your radio initiates an emergency alarm or call. Orange Emergency Alerts Your radio receives an emergency alarm or call.
Alert Tones† An alert tone is a sound or group of sounds. Your radio uses alert tones to inform you of your radio’s condition. The following table lists these tones and when they occur. You can hear them using the Mission Critical Wireless Bluetooth headset or GCAI DRSM. You Hear Tone Name Heard...
You Hear Tone Name Heard Valid Key-Press When a valid key is pressed. Radio Self Test Pass When radio passes its power-up self test. Clear Voice At beginning of a non-coded communication. Short, Priority Channel Medium-Pitched When activity on a priority channel is received. Received Tone Emergency Alarm/Call...
You Hear Tone Name Heard Short, High-Pitched Low-Battery Chirp When battery is below preset threshold value. Tone (Chirp) Ringing Phone Call Received When a land-to-mobile phone call is received. Dynamic Regrouping (When PTT button is pressed) a dynamic ID has been received. Gurgle (When PTT button is pressed) is verifying with the system for accepting its Talk Permit...
Selecting a Zone† General Radio Operation A zone is a group of channels. Once you understand how your APX Portable is configured, you are ready to use your radio. Use the following procedure to select a zone. Use this navigation guide to familiarize yourself with the basic Note: Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to use Call features:...
Selecting a Radio Channel† Press the Up and Down Arrow Buttons or pre-programmed Channel up or down button to toggle the channel list backward or forward. If configured, you hear Voice A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as transmit/ Announcement of the selected channel.
Using Mode Select Feature Saving a Zone and Channel to a Mode Select Button† Mode Select allows a long press to save your radio’s current This feature allows to save two different zones or channels to a zone and channel to a programmable button. Once it saved, a preprogrammed button.
Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call Receiving and Responding to a Call‡ Procedure: Once you have selected the required channel and/or zone, you When you receive a call, depending on how your radio is can proceed to receive and respond to calls. preprogrammed: ASTRO Conventional Only: The LED lights up solid yellow.
You cannot initiate a Private Call. Receiving and Responding to a Private Call (Trunking Only)†‡ Receiving and Responding to a Telephone Call A Private Call is a call from an individual radio to another (Trunking Only)†‡ individual radio. This feature allows you to receive calls similar to standard These one-to-one calls between two radios are not heard by phone calls from a landline phone.
Making a Radio Call† Repeater or Direct Operation The REPEATER operation increases your radio’s range by Procedure: connecting with other radios through a repeater. The transmit and receive frequencies are different. Select a zone or channel by: Press the preprogrammed Zone or Channel Up Down The DIRECT or “talkaround operation”...
Monitoring Features†‡ Conventional Mode Operation ® Your radio may be preprogrammed to receive Private-Line Radio users who switch from analog to digital radios often (PL) calls. assume that the lack of static on a digital channel is an indication that your radio is not working properly. This is not the Procedure: case.
Advanced Call Features Advanced Features Use this navigation guide to learn more about advanced Receiving and Responding to a Selective Call features available with your radio: (Conventional Only)†‡ Advanced Call Features ..... . . page 36 This feature allows you to receive a call from or to call a specific Scan .
Using the Dynamic Regrouping Feature (Trunking Requesting a Reprogram (Trunking Only)†‡ Only)†‡ This feature allows you to notify your dispatcher when you want a new dynamic regrouping assignment. This feature allows the dispatcher to temporarily reassign selected radios to a particular channel where they can Procedure: communicate with each other.
Scan Classifying Regrouped Radios Your dispatcher can classify regrouped radios into either of two This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels categories: Select Enabled or Select Disabled. by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels. • Select-enabled radios are free to change to any available channel, including the dynamic-regrouping channel, once you ‡...
Deleting a Nuisance Channel† Restoring a Nuisance Channel If a channel continually generates unwanted calls or noise Procedure: (termed a “nuisance” channel), you can temporarily remove the To restore the deleted nuisance channel, do one of the unwanted channel from the scan list. following: This capability does not apply to priority channels or the •...
Call Alert Paging†‡ Emergency Operation†‡ This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. The Emergency feature is used to indicate a critical situation. If the Top button is preprogrammed to send an emergency Note: This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified signal, this signal overrides any other communication over the radio technician.
Note: he radio operates in the normal dispatch manner while Sending an Emergency Alarm in Emergency Call, except if enabled, it returns to one This feature lets you send a data transmission, which identifies of the following: the radio sending the emergency, to your dispatcher. •...
Sending an Emergency Call (Trunking Only) Sending an Emergency Alarm with Emergency Call This feature gives your radio priority access to a talkgroup. This feature gives your radio priority access on a channel for Procedure: conventional system, and to a talkgroup for trunking system. Press the preprogrammed Emergency button.
Press and hold the preprogrammed Emergency button until Changing Channels during Emergncy your radio exits the Emergency Call mode. For ALL Emergency signals, when changing channels: Note: The timer of this long press can be preprogrammed. • If the new channel is also preprogrammed for Emergency, Consult the qualified technician to program the you can change channels while in Emergency operation.
condition. Your radio remains in the Man Down state without Down†‡ triggering an emergency condition until your radio is moved out of the Man Down state, at which point Man Down functionality Man Down condition is determined based upon your radio tilt resumes.
• Pressing a preprogrammed Clear button to stops and resets Post-Alert Timer the timers. The timers do not restart until your radio is This timer sets the amount of time your radio needs to remain in repositioned. the Man Down condition before the Emergency alarm is Note: Emergency must be set up for this feature to operate.
minimum level or to the current radio speaker level. Whichever Triggering Emergency louder is applied. This can act as a beacon to find the radio. When you have not clear the Man Down condition and the Post- Note: If the radio is programmed with Silent Emergency, the Alert Timer comes to an end, Emergency Alarm or call is radio inhibits the alert tone and visual alert associated triggered.
Procedure: Exiting Man Down Feature When Man Down is enabled on your radio: If you are not in a real Man Down situation, you should exit the Man Down feature and prevent emergency from going off with Turn your radio on and place in the vertical position, for at the following operation.
Note: If the selected channel is preprogrammed for secure- Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption only operation – when you press the PTT button, an provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to invalid mode tone sounds and the display shows SEC decode any part of an encrypted message.
Managing Encryption Using the Multikey Feature This feature allows your radio to be equipped with different † Loading an Encryption Key encryption keys and supports the DES-OFB algorithm. Note: Refer to the key-variable loader (KVL) manual for There are two types: equipment connections and setup.
Erasing All the Selected Encryption Keys‡ Requesting an Over-the-Air Rekey (ASTRO Only)†‡ This feature allows you to erase all or selected encryption keys. This feature, also known as OTAR, allows your dispatcher to reprogram the encryption keys in your radio remotely. Your Procedure: dispatcher performs the rekey operation upon receiving a rekey request from you.
MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) Page Hear Clear † This feature allows to view or define MDC Over-the-Air There are two components of Hear Clear. Rekeying (OTAR) features.It is applied only when operating in Companding: secure encrypted mode and only for conventional Reduces the channel noise, e.g.
‡ Trunking System Controls†‡ Using Radio Kill This feature allows you to render your radio or another radio inoperable if the radio is misplaced or lost. When a radio is Using the Failsoft System killed, the DRSM display turns blank and all functions of the The failsoft system ensures continuous radio communications radio are not usable.
Going Out of Range Using the Site Trunking Feature When your radio goes out of the range of the system, it can no If the zone controller loses communication with any site, that longer lock onto a control channel. site reverts to site trunking.
Motorola Accessories. appears to indicate Bluetooth is on. Note: It is recommended to use Motorola proprietary MCW Blue LED blinks three times and lights up solid blue. The devices with APX radios during Mission Critical display shows BT ON FL to indicate Bluetooth has failed to operations as other Bluetooth devices may or may not launch.
Re-Pair Timer Re-Pair Timer There are two options for configuring your radio’s Bluetooth Re-Pair Timer Scenarios Options pairing type. The type defines the duration your radio and the accessory retain the pairing information. • When your radio is powered OFF, pairing key is lost immediately, and accessory •...
The-Shelf (COTS) and data services. It is depends on the Bluetooth Drop Timer specifications of these external devices. The Bluetooth Drop Timer has two different settings and Check with your dealer or system administrator for more functions, depending upon the selection of the Re-Pair Timer. information about these timers.
It is NOT recommended that you leave your radio behind and If the pairing process is successful your radio sounds an expect your accessory to work with a high degree of reliability incremental-pitched tone to indicate paired. when they are separated. If the pairing process fails, your radio sounds a short, low- At the fringe areas of reception, both voice and tone quality will pitched tone.
attempts to pair with your radio. This only occurs when Pairing with Standard Pairing Feature the previously-connected accessory has become Note: Bluetooth tones and preprogrammed buttons must be disconnected, whether or not the Bluetooth Drop Timer preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician. Check has expired.
The display shows <Device Type> CON FAIL. Repeat step 1 to reconnect the Bluetooth device. The radio only search for HSP devices and Motorola MCW & OCW accessories. Radio will filter out other If the connecting process is immediately following the profiles.
Keep holding the button although you hear a short, medium- Turning the Bluetooth Audio Off (Routing the pitched tone with the display shows momentary VISIBLE.* Audio from the Headset to Your Radio) Procedure: If the visibility fails to turn on, the display shows VISIBLTYFAILED.
Programming Over Project 25 (POP 25) Clearing All Bluetooth Devices Information (ASTRO 25 and ASTRO Conventional) Long press the preprogrammed Bluetooth On/Off button. Your radio sounds a short, medium-pitched tone. This feature enables configuration data to be upgraded to your Your radio display shows PLS WAIT and the blue LED blinks radio over-the-air.
Procedure: Voice Announcement† You hear a voice announcement when the features below are This feature enables the radio to audibly indicate the current preprogrammed in the radio. feature mode, zone or channel the user has just assigned. This • The radio powers up. The radio announces the current zone audio indicator can be customized per customer requirements.
Using Site Selectable Alerts (ASTRO Utilities 25)†‡ Flipping the Display on DRSM‡ A Site Selectable Alert (SSA) is an Intelligent Lighting indicator This feature allows you to reverse the content of your DRSM together with audio alert sent to radios at a site or a few sites to display upside down.
Locking and Unlocking the Controls†‡ Turning Voice Mute On or Off†‡ You can lock your radio’s programmable buttons to avoid You can enable and disable voice transmission, if needed. inadvertent entry. This function can be preprogrammed as a Procedure: short press or long press per your request.
Using the Time-Out Timer Using the Conventional Squelch Operation Features This feature turns off your radio’s transmitter. You cannot transmit longer than the preset timer setting. This feature filters out unwanted calls with low signal strength or channels that have a higher than normal background noise. If you attempt to do so, your radio automatically stops your transmission, and you hear a talk-prohibit tone.
Three variations of smart PTT are available: Option Result Transmit Inhibit You hear any digital traffic having You cannot transmit if any traffic is on Busy Channel Selective Switch the correct network access code detected on the channel. with Carrier and correct talkgroup.
• Your radio powers up. Your radio announces the current zone Voice Announcement† and channel it is transmitting. This feature enables your radio to audibly indicate the current • Press the preprogrammed voice announcement button feature mode, Zone or Channel you have just assigned. This (which specifically programmed to playback the current zone audio indicator can be customized per customer requirements.
Troubleshooting Helpful Tips Scenario Solution Take a moment to review the following: LED indicator on The radio might be preprogrammed in Troubleshooting ......page 68 the radio is not lights off mode in the current channel.
Caring for Your Radio • The radio is designed to be submerged to a maximum depth of 1 meter, with a maximum submersion time of 30 minutes. Exceeding • The radio casting has a a u t i o n either maximum limit may result in damage to vent port that allows for the radio.
Cleaning Your Radio Handling Your Radio • Procedure: Do not pound, drop, or throw your radio unnecessarily. Never carry your radio by the antenna. To clean the external surfaces of your radio: • Avoid subjecting your radio to an excess of liquids. Combine one teaspoon of mild dishwashing detergent to one gallon of water (0.5% solution).
Battery†‡ Servicing Your Radio Proper repair and maintenance procedures will assure efficient operation and long life for this product. A Motorola maintenance Checking the Battery Charge Status agreement will provide expert service to keep this and all other Your radio can indicate the battery’s charge status through:...
Battery Recycling and Disposal Gauge Battery Charge In the U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the nationwide Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) program 76% to 100% full* for battery collection and recycling. Many retailers and dealers participate in this program.
Accessories Only the following programming cable is compatible with The accessory link below is for your APX radios. Not all APX 3000 radios. accessories are FCC certified for operation with all APX models – APX DMR Port Programming Cable (PMKN4012B) and/or bandsplits.
State the position of the vessel in distress, using any Appendix: Maritime Radio Use in the information that will help responders to locate you, e.g.: VHF Frequency Range • latitude and longitude • bearing (state whether you are using true or magnetic Take a moment to review the following: north) Special Channel Assignments.
Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List (Continued) Operating Frequency Requirements Frequency (MHz) Channel A radio designated for shipboard use must comply with Federal Number Transmit Receive Communications Commission Rule Part 80 as follows: 156.150 160.750 • on ships subject to Part II of Title III of the Communications Act, the radio must be capable of operating on the 156.800 156.200 160.800...
Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List (Continued) Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List (Continued) Frequency (MHz) Frequency (MHz) Channel Channel Number Number Transmit Receive Transmit Receive 157.150 161.750 157.200 161.800 157.250 161.850 77** 156.875 – 157.300 161.900 156.925 161.525 157.350 161.950 156.975 161.575...
Declaration of Compliance for the User of Distress and Safety Frequencies The radio equipment does not employ a modulation other than the internationally adopted modulation for maritime use when it operates on the distress and safety frequencies spedified in RSS-182 Section 6.1. Table A-2: Technical Paratmeters for Interfacing External Data sources RS232...
Automatic Registration Service signal is being received so that the user does not have to listen to “noise”. Motorola standard for wireless digital ASTRO 25 trunked communications. A software-controlled, computer-driven device that receives and generates data for...
Term Definition Term Definition In a trunking system, one of the channels A feature that allows the dispatcher to that is used to provide a continuous, two- Dynamic temporarily reassign selected radios to a Control Channel way/data communications path between Regrouping single special channel so they can the central controller and all radios on the...
Term Definition Term Definition A life-saving feature that senses the radio The user talks on a preprogrammed Non-Tactical/ user may be in trouble by monitoring emergency channel. The emergency Revert whether the radio is in a vertical or alarm is sent out on this same channel. horizontal position or whether the radio is Operation Critical Wireless Man Down...
Term Definition Term Definition A conventional radio feature, where you The user talks on the channel that was Tactical/ talk through a receive/transmit facility that selected before the radio entered the Non-Revert Repeater re-transmits received signals, in order to emergency state. improve communications range and Bypass a repeater and talk directly to coverage.
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