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Motorola Talkabout T5509 User Manual

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User's Guide
Model T5509



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  • Page 1 UHF-CB Recreational Two-Way Radio User’s Guide Model T5509 KEM-PK10668...
  • Page 3: Safety And General Information

    December 1, 2002. Transmit and Receive Procedure Your two-way radio contains a transmitter and a receiver. To control your exposure and ensure compliance with the general population/uncontrolled environment exposure limits, always adhere to the following procedure: •...
  • Page 4 Two-way Radio Operation When using your radio as a traditional two-way radio, hold the radio in a vertical position with the microphone 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 cm) away from the lips. 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.
  • Page 5 Medical Devices - Hearing Aids Some digital wireless radios may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such interference, you may want to consult your hearing aid manufacturer to discuss alternatives. Other Medical Devices If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from RF energy.
  • Page 6 Batteries All batteries can cause property damage and/or bodily injury such as burns if a conductive material such as jewelry, keys, or beaded chains touch exposed termi- nals. The conductive material may complete an electrical circuit (short circuit) and become quite hot. Exercise care in handling any charged battery, particularly when placing it inside a pocket, purse, or other container with metal objects.
  • Page 7 Control Buttons - Model T5509 • Turn radio on/off • Adjust volume LED Indicator Light • Talk • Save a setting • Transmit call tone Removeable front cover Speaker • Select menu options • Exit the menu (when pressed while in a menu) •...
  • Page 8 Battery Meter The battery icon shows the battery charge level, from full the battery is empty, the radio chirps periodically after releasing off when the voltage drops below a predetermined level to protect the rechargeable battery. Note: Remove the batteries before storing your radio for extended periods of time. Batteries corrode over time and may cause permanent damage to your radio.
  • Page 10: Talking And Listening

    Talking and Listening To communicate, all radios in your group must be set to the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code. To talk, press and hold . Hold the radio 2 to 3 inches away from your mouth when talking. When you finish talking, release (press to talk, release to listen).
  • Page 11 Duplex Mode The units support the use of repeater in Duplex mode or without the use of repeater in Simplex mode. This Duplex mode is only supported for Channel 1 to Channel 8. When in these channels, press button will trigger between Duplex and Simplex mode.
  • Page 12 Alerts Channel Busy Indicator When a channel is busy, the LED flashes twice per second. Setting and Transmitting Call Tones Your radio can transmit different call tones to other radios in your group so you can alert them that you want to talk. To set a call tone: 1.
  • Page 13 To transmit to a radio that has QT noise filtering turned on: 1. Select the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code as the other radio. 2. Press to send a call tone. This allows your voice to pass through the QT noise filter on the receiving radio.
  • Page 14 5. To transmit, speak into accessory microphone. There is a short delay between the time you start talking and when the radio transmits. 6. To receive, stop talking. To turn VOX off, press Handsfree Use Without Accessories (iVox) You can use the iVox feature to transmit handsfree without the need for any voice activation (VOX) accessories.
  • Page 15: Copyright Information

    Copyright Information Manufactured, distributed or sold by Giant International Ltd., official licensee for this product. Motorola, the Motorola logo trademarks and the Motorola trade dress are owned by Motorola, Inc. and are used under license from Motorola, Inc. Please contact Giant International Ltd. at 800-638-5119 for questions/comments, warranty, support, or service related to this product.
  • Page 16 What Is Not Covered By The Warranty 1. Defects or damage resulting from use of the Product in other than its normal and customary manner or by not following the instructions in this user manual. 2. Defects or damage from misuse, accident or neglect. 3.