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TWO-WAY RADIOS
APX MOBILE
O2 CONTROL HEAD
USER GUIDE

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    TWO-WAY RADIOS APX MOBILE O2 CONTROL HEAD USER GUIDE...

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    *These controls/buttons are programmable.  MOTORO LA, MOTO, MOTORO LA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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     The more stripes, the stronger the signal Press and hold the emergency button or the  The vote scan feature is enabled. strength for the current site (trunking only). button to return to normal operation.  = Secure operation. To exit emergency at any time, press and hold the ...

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     Per FCC CFR 47 Part 2 Section 2.1077(a) Responsible Party Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc. Address: Motorola Solutions, Inc., 1303 East Algonquin Road Schaumburg, IL60196, U.S.A. Phone Number: 1-800-927-2744 Hereby declares that the product: Model Name:  conforms to the following regulations: FCC Part 15, subpart B, section 15.107(a), 15.107(d) and section 15.109(a)

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     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.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

        How to Use This User Guide ....1 Notations Used in This Manual ....1 ...

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    Assignable Settings or Utility Functions ..9 Multi-function Knob - Concentric Ring LED ..24 Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions ..10 Intelligent Lighting Indicators .

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    Receiving and Making a Selective Call Scan ........54 (Conventional Only) .

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    Logging Out ......66 Loading the Group Encryption Keys ... .78 Using the Multikey Feature .

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    Using the Failsoft System ....90 Using the Time-Out Timer ....99 Going Out-of-Range .

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         Special Channel Assignments ....112 Emergency Channel ..... . . 112 Non-Commercial Call Channel .

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     regulations. , Industry This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules For a list of Motorola-approved antennas and other Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s) and RSS 210 accessories, visit the following website: of the Industry Canada rules per the conditions listed below: http://www.motorolasolutions.com/APX...

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     Pour obtenir une liste d'antennes et d'autres accessoires Changes or modifications made to this device, not expressly approved by Motorola, could void the user's authority to approuvés par Motorola, consultez le site Web : operate this equipment. http://www.motorolasolutions.com/APX Selon la règlementation d'Industrie Canada, cet émetteur radio ne peut être utilisé...

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    No duplication or distribution of this document or any équipement. portion thereof shall take place without the express written permission of Motorola. No part of this manual may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any  form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any...

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    However, no responsibility is assumed for inaccuracies. Furthermore, Motorola reserves the right to make changes to any products herein to improve readability, function, or design. Motorola does not assume any liability arising out of the applications or use of any product or circuit described herein;...

  • Page 17: How To Use This User Guide

      Throughout the text in this publication, you will notice the use of Take a moment to review the following: , , and . These notations are used to How to Use This User Guide ..... page 1 emphasize that safety hazards exist, and the care that must be taken or observed.The following special notations identify Notations Used in This Manual .

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    APX mobile SecureNet allows user to perform secured communications on radios. an Analog or Motorola Data Communication (MDC) channel. The MDC OTAR feature will allow users to perform OTAR  activities on an MDC channel.

  • Page 19: Turning On The Radio

       Turning On the Radio ......page 4 You can consult your dealer or system administrator about the Validating Compatibility During Power Up.

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    record the code and contact your dealer.  appears, means that either the Control Press the   briefly Power Button Head has been connected to an incompatible turn on the radio. transceiver, or vice versa. After a short time, the red, If your radio does not power up, contact your dealer.

  • Page 21: Radio Parts And Controls

    The radio runs the Maintenance Mode if the updates are not  complete and repeat step 1.  appears, use Flashport Recovery Take a moment to review the following: Tool to update the control heads before you power on Radio Parts and Controls ......page 6 the radio again.

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     Navigation Button  (Microphone) Cancel Button Data Feature Button* Bluetooth Indicator** Home Button Okay/Select Push-to-Talk (Microphone) Emergency Button* Button ( ) LED Indicators (PTT ) Button Up & Down Buttons* Power Button Accy No-Dot Keypad Button (Purple)* *This button is programmable. ...

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    – Allows the radio to function like a pager, or to verify  if a radio is active on the system. Any reference in this manual to a control that is  – Allows you to answer a private call or phone “preprogrammed”...

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    location. Or, turns the GPS functionality on or off for all –Toggles the audio routing between the locations. connected public address (PA) loudspeaker amplifier and the radio’s internal public address (PA) system.  – Enters the current message list.  –...

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     – Performs site search for AMSS  (Automatic Multiple Site Select) or SmartZone operation. –Toggles the external airhorn alert tone on or off.  – Sends data calls to the –Toggles all tones on or off. dispatcher about a predefined status. ...

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    –Toggles the radio’s internal public  address (PA) system on or off. You can access various radio functions through one of the –Toggles external siren alert tone on or off. following ways:  – Activates external speaker to share your call with •...

  • Page 27: One Touch Button

     – Enters a menu with a  short press on the preprogrammed One Touch button. Features This feature is to help you to shorten the process of applying assigned to these buttons are Call, Call Alert, Phone, Repeater certain common features. Access, MDC RTT Button Access, Status and Message.

  • Page 28: Home Button

    Home Button Multi-function Knob button returns you to the home (default) display. In most The  button on your radio is programmable to the cases, this is the current mode. following features : For selected radio features, the button is also used to save ...

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    The secondary feature has an inactivity timer. This timer starts when the secondary feature is idle. The radio returns to primary feature when the timer expires. If the  is set to operate only one feature, it is recommended that it be set to Volume Change. Consult your dealer or system administrator for the best option available for .

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      You can use the 3 x 4 alphanumeric keypad on the keypad microphone to access your radio’s features. The keypad functions in a manner similar to a standard telephone keypad when entering numeric digits. When the keypad is used to edit a list, each key can generate different characters of the alphabet.

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                            & “ ‘ Toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase mode, and lowercase mode. Space Toggle between numeric and letter mode. ...

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                            & “ ‘ Space Toggle between numeric and letter mode.  ...

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                            Not applicable Not applicable  ...

  • Page 34: Status Icons

      The  button on the side of the Your radio indicates its operational status through the following: microphone serves two basic  Status Icons ....... . . page 19 purposes: Button Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons .

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      Selected channel is being monitored (during conventional operation only). The liquid crystal display (LCD) of your radio shows the radio status, text entries, and menu entries.   The following are the icons that appear on the radio’s display. •...

  • Page 36

      Radio is in the view or program mode. • = User is currently associated with the radio. •  = View mode • = Packet data context activated. •  = Program mode • = Packet data context deactivated. ...

  • Page 37

      The selected text message in the Inbox has been This feature allows you to send and receive text messages. See read. Text Messaging Service (TMS) on page 67 for more  information. Indicates the index of the current message the user is viewing.

  • Page 38: Status Icons

      Indicates that the text entry is currently in mixed • User is composing a message with a priority case and with predicted words shown at the status and a request for a reply. bottom of the screen. • Messages in the Inbox folder are flagged with ...

  • Page 39

      Mobile number. Toggles “Request Reply” icon on or off for an outgoing message. Deletes all the messages in the current Mobile number added to a Call List. folder. Cancel the delete all messages options. Exits to the Home screen. Landline phone number.

  • Page 40: Led Indicator

      The concentric ring LED blinks green when the  is using LED indicator shows the operational status of your radio. the secondary feature. See Multi-function Knob on page 12 to Red LED understand the functionality of . Yellow LED If Intelligent Lighting is activated, the concentric ring LED will not blink green when the ...

  • Page 41

     This feature temporarily changes the radio’s display backlight color and the alert text background color to help signal that a radio event has occurred.  This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician.    The radio initiates an emergency alarm or call. ...

  • Page 42: Alert Tones

     An alert tone is a sound or group of sounds. Your radio uses alert tones to inform you of your radio’s conditions. The following table lists these tones and when they occur.    Radio Self Test Fail When radio fails its power-up self test.

  • Page 43

       Valid Key-Press When correct key is pressed. Radio Self Test Pass When radio passes its power-up self test. Clear Voice At beginning of a non-coded communication.   Priority Channel When activity on a priority channel is received. ...

  • Page 44

       Fast Ringing When system is searching for target of Private Call.  Enhanced Call Sent When waiting for target of Private Call to answer the call. Phone Call Received When a land-to-mobile phone call is received.  Dynamic Regrouping (When the button is pressed) a dynamic ID has been received.

  • Page 45

        Private Conversation When a Private Call is received.  Call Alert When a Call Alert page is received.   Central Acknowledge When a Call Alert, emergency alarm, reprogram request, or status/message  transmission is received by the system’s central controller. ...

  • Page 46

        Talk-Prohibit (When the  button is pressed) the system is out of service.  Smart PTT Inhibit (When the  button is pressed) the channel is busy with the Smart PTT feature enabled. Out-of-Range (When the  button is pressed) indicates the radio is not in the range of the trunked radio system.

  • Page 47: Selecting A Radio Channel

      A zone is a group of channels. Once you understand how your APX Mobile Radio is configured, you are ready to use your radio.  Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to use these features. Use this navigation guide to familiarize yourself with the basic Call features: ...

  • Page 48

      Press the  button to begin transmitting on the displayed Press the  button to transmit on the displayed channel. zone.   Once you have selected the required channel and/or zone, you A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as transmit/ can proceed to receive and respond to calls.

  • Page 49

       To receive a call from a group of users, your radio must be configured as part of that talkgroup. A Private Call is a call from an individual radio to another individual radio.  These one-to-one calls between two radios are not heard by When you receive a talkgroup call (while on the Home screen), others in the current talkgroup.

  • Page 50

     Press and hold the  button to talk. Release the   button to listen. This feature allows you to receive calls similar to standard  Press to hang up and return to the Home screen. phone calls from a landline phone. ...

  • Page 51

      To make a call to a group of users, your radio must be You can select a zone, channel, subscriber ID, or talkgroup by configured as part of that talkgroup. using:  • The preprogrammed Zone switchmenu  (on the keypad mic.) to and press the ...

  • Page 52

     A telephone-type ringing sounds if the receiving unit is in  service. The display shows This feature allows you to send an individual Call Alert or page if there is no answer from the target radio. Your radio must be ...

  • Page 53

     Press and release the  button to dial the phone number.   Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) This feature allows you to make calls similar to standard phone from your mouth. calls to a mobile or landline phone.

  • Page 54

      The  operation increases the radio’s range by Radio users who switch from analog to digital radios often connecting with other radios through a repeater. The transmit assume that the lack of static on a digital channel is an and receive frequencies are different.

  • Page 55

        Press the  button. At  mode where the default zone and channel are being displayed, button (on the keypad mic.) to  If you hear two, short, high-pitched tones, or if you hear no tone and the indicator lights steadily, then proceed with ...

  • Page 56

      ...

  • Page 57: Advanced Call Features

      Use this navigation guide to learn more about advanced  features available with your radio: (on the keypad mic.) to Advanced Call Features ..... . . page 41 2 Press the ...

  • Page 58: Receiving A Selective Call

    If 20 seconds pass before you press the Menu Select button  directly below the , you will not respond privately to the call  just received. Instead, you initiate a Selective Call. See Making This feature allows you to receive a call from or to call a specific a Selective Call on page 42.

  • Page 59: Selecting A Talkgroup

    5 Press and hold the  button to start the Selective Call. Selecting a Talkgroup The display shows the ID of the target radio.  6 Release the  button to listen. (on the keypad mic.) to 7 Press to return to the Home screen. 2 Press the ...

  • Page 60

    6 When the dispatcher acknowledges, four tones sound and  the display shows . The radio returns to This feature allows you to send data calls to the dispatcher normal dispatch operation. about a predefined status.  If no acknowledgment is received, a low-pitched tone Each status can have up to a 14-character name.

  • Page 61: Requesting A Reprogram

     Requesting a Reprogram  This feature lets you notify the dispatcher that you want a new dynamic regrouping assignment. This feature allows the dispatcher to temporarily reassign selected radios to a single special channel so they can  communicate with each other. This feature is typically used Press the preprogrammed ...

  • Page 62: Classifying Regrouped Radios

     Classifying Regrouped Radios The dispatcher can classify regrouped radios into either of two This feature provides “address-book” capabilities on your radio. categories:  or . Each entry corresponds to an alias (name) or ID (number) that • Select-enabled radios are free to change to any available you use to initiate a call.

  • Page 63

     Your radio is preprogrammed with a number of contacts 7 Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) per Call Lists. Check with your dealer or system from your mouth. administrator for more information. 8 Press the  button to initiate the call. During the call, the display shows the subscriber alias.

  • Page 64

    6 Press the  button to initiate the call. During the call, the 4 The display shows . Press the  button display shows the subscriber alias. directly below Use the keypad to enter the name. 7 Press and hold the button to talk. The LED lights up Press to move one space to the left.

  • Page 65

    and press the  button  directly below  The display shows and a cursor appears. Use the keypad to enter the number. (on the keypad mic.) to Press to move one space to the left. 2 Press the  button directly below .

  • Page 66: Editing An Entry Alias

       Editing an Entry Alias (on the keypad mic.) to  2 Press the  button directly below . The (on the keypad mic.) to entries are alphabetically sorted. 2 Press the  button directly below . The to the entry you want to add to the call list and press entries are alphabetically sorted.

  • Page 67: Editing As Entry Id

    7 Press the  button directly below once you 6 A cursor appears. have finished. The display returns to the Edit Contact Use the keypad to edit the number. screen. Press to move one space to the left. 8 Press the  button directly below to save Press to move one space to the right.

  • Page 68: Editing A Call Type

     Editing a Call Type  Scan lists are created and assigned to individual channels/ groups. Your radio scans for voice activity by cycling through the (on the keypad mic.) to channel/group sequence specified in the scan list for the current 2 Press the ...

  • Page 69: Viewing And Changing The Priority Status

    6 Press to exit scan list programming and return to the  Home screen. This feature lets you change scan list members and priorities. See Viewing and Changing the Priority Status on page 54 for  more information on how to add and/or change the priority of the currently displayed channel in the scan list.

  • Page 70

    5 Press to exit scan list programming and return to the  Home screen. This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels  by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels.   1 Below the screen, press the  : button directly below to view and/or change the priority...

  • Page 71: Radio Programmed For Talkback Scan

       Radio Programmed for Talkback Scan : : (on the keypad mic.) to 1 Press the  button to transmit on the channel indicated 2 Press the  button directly below by the display. 3 The brief display indicates that the radio is The radio does not begin scanning again for a predetermined disregarding the squelch code.

  • Page 72: Radio Programmed For Non-talkback Scan

     Radio Programmed for Non-Talkback Scan   1 Press the  button at any time to transmit on the selected To restore the deleted nuisance channel, do  of the channel or fixed channel. following: • Turn scan off, then on. To make a Call Alert page, or Private Conversation call while ...

  • Page 73

      While the radio is scanning, the dynamic priority change feature  allows you to temporarily change any channel in a scan list To restore the original channel priorities in a scan list, do one of (except for the Priority-One channel) to the Priority-Two the following: channel.

  • Page 74

       This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. When you receive a Call Alert page Even if other users are away from their radios, or if they are 1 You hear four repeating alert tone and the green LED blinks. unable to hear their radios, you can send them an individual ...

  • Page 75

    7 The radio returns to the Home screen.    If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio Press the  button directly below to return to automatically exits the feature when your radio is left the main screen for Contacts. idle long enough for the time to expire.

  • Page 76: Special Considerations For Emergencies

    8 The radio returns to the Home screen.   Press the  button directly below to return to The Emergency feature is used to indicate a critical situation. the main screen for Contacts. If the  button is preprogrammed to send an emergency signal, this signal overrides any other communication over the ...

  • Page 77

    3 Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.0 to 2.5 cm)  from your mouth. This feature allows you to send a data transmission, which 4 Press and hold the  button. Speak clearly into the identifies the radio sending the emergency, to the dispatcher. microphone.

  • Page 78

    3 A high-pitched tone sounds, indicating that the alarm has  been received by the trunked system’s central controller. This feature allows you to send an Emergency Alarm to another A dispatcher acknowledgment (four high-pitched tones) radio without any audio or visual indicator. follows, accompanied by an display.

  • Page 79

     • If you press the emergency button while in a channel that has no emergency capability, a low-pitched tone sounds. • If the unit is out of the range of the system and/or the emergency alarm is not acknowledged, a tone sounds and the display shows •...

  • Page 80

              This feature provides an automated data application registration 1 After the zone you want is displayed, toggle until the display for the radio. When you turn on the radio, the device shows the required channel.

  • Page 81: Logging In As A User

     Logging In as a User This feature allows you as the user to be associated with the  radio. With this association, every data application (Example: (on the keypad mic.) to Text Messaging Service) takes on a friendly username. 2 Press the ...

  • Page 82: Logging Out

    The maximum PIN length is 4 digits. The PIN number will Logging Out appear as asterisks. Once the data application registration is completed, you can log  8 Press the button directly below out. 9 In ARS server mode,the display shows the User Login ...

  • Page 83

       If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio This feature allows you to send and receive text messages. The automatically exits the feature when your radio is left  length of characters for a text message is . idle long enough for the time to expire.

  • Page 84

    mode, and lowercase mode.  Press to toggle between numeric and letter mode.  During the uppercase and lowercase mode, multi- 6 Press the  button directly below once the tapping the keys only scrolls through the letters. For message is composed. example, ->...

  • Page 85: Using The Priority Status And Request Reply

    9 Press the  button below to send the  message. Quick Text messages are messages that are predefined and  usually consist of messages that are used most frequently. Press the  button to send the message. 10 The display shows the screen and Each Quick Text message has a ...

  • Page 86: Using The Priority Status And Request Reply

    10 Press the  button below to send the Press to move one space to the right. message. Press the button directly below to delete  any unwanted characters. Press the  button to send the message. Press to add a space. Press to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase 11 The display shows the screen and...

  • Page 87: Composing And Sending A New Text Message

     Appending or Removing a Request Reply to a Text  Message  Before sending your message, you can append a priority After the outgoing message is composed (see Composing and message and/or a request reply to your message. Sending a New Text Message on page 68 for more information): Appending or Removing a Priority Status to a Text Message...

  • Page 88

    and press the  button directly  below to request for a reply. Receiving a Text Message 3 The priority status and reply status icons appear beside the normal message icon on the label bar.  When you receive a message that is flagged with the ”Request Reply”...

  • Page 89: Features

    • Select to delete the message. Viewing a Text Message from the Inbox • Select to return to the previous screen. The Inbox can hold up to thirty (30) messages.  The icon at the top right corner of the screen indicates ...

  • Page 90: Replying To A Received Text Message

    Press to move one space to the right. Replying to a Received Text Message Press the button below to delete any  The original date and time stamp, address and unwanted characters. message content is automatically appended to the Press to add a space.

  • Page 91: Accessing The Drafts Folder

     Accessing the Drafts Folder This folder stores the messages that were saved previously. Once a message is sent to another radio, it is saved in the Sent The Drafts folder can hold up to 10 messages. The oldest draft folder.

  • Page 92: Sending A Sent Text Message

    Press the Menu Select button directly below , or Press the button below to delete any unwanted characters. to access the option. Press to add a space. • Select to send to the message. Press to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase •...

  • Page 93: Deleting Text Messages

    Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption 2 Press the  button directly below to view the provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to delete options.

  • Page 94: Loading The Group Encryption Keys

    7 When the key has been loaded successfully, the radio Using the Multikey Feature sounds a short tone for single-key radios. This feature allows the radio to be equipped with different encryption keys and supports the DES-OFB algorithm. Loading the Group Encryption Keys There are two types of multikey: ...

  • Page 95: Selecting An Encryption Key (conventional Only)

    Selecting an Encryption Key (Conventional Only) Enabling Secure Transmission   (on the keypad mic.) to (on the keypad mic.) to and press the   button directly below . The display shows 2 Press the  button directly below .

  • Page 96: Accessing The Secure Feature

    2 Press the  button directly below Accessing the Secure Feature The display shows the last user-selected and stored keyset,  and the available keyset menu selections. to scroll through the keysets. (on the keypad mic.) to  2 Press and hold the  button directly below Use the keypad to enter the number of the desired keyset.

  • Page 97: Requesting An Over-the-air Rekey

    Press the  button directly below to delete Refer to your local key management supervisor for current shown key. more information.  Press the  button directly below to abort MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) Page this screen and return to Home screen. This feature allows to view or define MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) features.It is applied only when operating in Requesting an Over-the-Air Rekey...

  • Page 98: Hear Clear

     Hear Clear There are two components of Hear Clear. This feature uses information from the Global Positioning   System (GPS) satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the Reduces the channel noise, e.g. OTA transmission, that is approximate geographical location of your radio, expressed as predominantly present in UHF2 and 900 MHz channel with latitude and longitude.

  • Page 99

    • Under any other metal or concrete roof or structure  • Between tall buildings or under dense tree-cover Sometimes, the GPS feature may be unable to complete a • In temperature extremes outside the operating limits of your location calculation successfully. You then see a message radio indicating that your radio cannot connect to enough visible satellites.

  • Page 100: Accessing The Outdoor Location Feature

    The radio also stores four (4) preprogrammed waypoints. These Accessing the Outdoor Location Feature  coordinates cannot be deleted.  An  menu key may be present on the location menu if it is preprogrammed by the dealer or system ...

  • Page 101: Saving A Waypoint

     Saving a Waypoint Press or the  button (if preprogrammed) to exit this  menu. While in the current location display:  1 Press the  button directly below Follow the procedure below to turn off the GPS (This feature is and press the ...

  • Page 102: Viewing A Saved Waypoint

    5 The display shows Viewing a Saved Waypoint   The display shows  While in the current location display: The display shows 1 Press the  button directly below 6 Press or the  button (if preprogrammed) to exit this menu.

  • Page 103: Editing The Alias Of A Waypoint

    Press the  button directly below to return Editing the Alias of a Waypoint to the Waypoints main screen.  9 The display shows While in the current location display: 10 Press or the  button (if preprogrammed) to exit this menu.

  • Page 104: Deleting A Single Saved Waypoint

    Press the button below to change the Deleting a Single Saved Waypoint number/coordinates.  7 A blinking cursor appears in the screen. While in the current location display: Press to move one space to the left. Press to move one space to the right. 1 Press the ...

  • Page 105: Deleting All Saved Waypoints

    Deleting All Saved Waypoints Measuring the Distance and Bearing from a Saved Waypoint   1 Press the  button directly below While in the current location display: (on the keypad mic.) to and press the 1 Press the  button directly below ...

  • Page 106: Emergency Mode

     Using the Location Feature While in Emergency Mode When the Emergency feature is activated by pressing the  emergency button, the radio exits the Location menu and The failsoft system ensures continuous radio communications returns to the home (default) display so that you can see which during a trunked system failure.

  • Page 107: Smartzone

    ®   when your radio goes out of the range of the ® The SmartZone feature extends communications beyond the system, it can no longer lock onto a control channel. reach of a single-trunked site (antenna location) when operating in a SmartZone system.

  • Page 108: Viewing The Current Site

      This feature allows your radio to lock onto a specific site and not This feature allows you to view the number of the current site or roam among wide-area talkgroup sites. This feature should be force your radio to change to a new one. used with caution, since it inhibits roaming to another site in a wide-area system.

  • Page 109: Changing The Current Site

     Changing the Current Site  The announcement capability allows you to make announcements to the entire user group, as well as monitor 1 Press and hold down the preprogrammed  talkgroup calls and other announcements. button.  Announcement calls are handled in two different ways, Press and hold down the ...

  • Page 110: Initiating An Announcement

     Initiating an Announcement If your radio has been programmed to allow announcement This feature allows the user to select the radio’s functionality calls: based on the Ignition State of the radio user’s vehicle. The  available options are as follows. 1 If channel is set as the primary mode, turn the ...

  • Page 111: Ignition Switch Options

    This option allows the radio to power off when Inactivity Auto  Power Off Timer expires, or, when Ignition Auto Power Off Timer This option allows the user to power on the radio only if the expires. Ignition is present. The radio can be powered off either through ...

  • Page 112

      Auto Power Off feature powers off the radio when no user actions occur during a preprogrammed length of time. There are  two different versions of Auto Power Off: This feature allows you to view the recent incoming and ...

  • Page 113: Required

    If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio automatically 3 The display shows and the low power icon.  exits the feature when your radio is left idle long enough for the The display shows and the high power icon. time to expire.

  • Page 114

      Press the  button directly below to exit the You can enable and disable keypad tones as needed. screen without making any changes. 5 The radio returns to the Home screen. The profile name on  the Home screen indicates the current selected radio profile. Press the preprogrammed ...

  • Page 115: Features

      You can enable and disable voice muting of the affiliated This feature turns off your radio’s transmitter. You cannot trunking talkgroup or selected conventional channel as needed. transmit longer than the preset timer setting.  If you attempt to do so, the radio automatically stops your Press the preprogrammed Voice Mute button to turn the feature transmission, and you hear a talk-prohibit tone.

  • Page 116: Analog Options

     Analog Options  Tone Private Line (PL), Digital Private-Line (DPL), and carrier  This feature filters out unwanted calls with low signal strength or squelch can be available (preprogrammed) per channel. channels that have a higher than normal background noise. ...

  • Page 117

      This feature allows you to override any coded squelch (DPL or Smart  is a per-personality, programmable feature used in PL) that might be preprogrammed to a channel. The radio also conventional radio systems to keep radio users from talking unmutes to any digital activity on a digital channel.

  • Page 118: Accessing Radio Information

     • Model Number • Serial Number • ESN • Flash Size & Type Your radio contains information on the following: • Flash Code • RF Band • Radio Information • Tuning Version • Processor Version • IP Display  Press at any time to return to the Home screen.

  • Page 119: Viewing Ip Information

    Viewing IP Information Viewing Control Assignments This feature displays the device name, IP address, and status of This feature displays the programmable radio functions your radio. assigned to the controls of your radio for the currently selected channel.  The device name of your radio is preprogrammed. Check with your dealer or system administrator for See Programmable Features on page 7 for more information more information.

  • Page 120: Using Keypad As Siren Type Selector

     Using Keypad as Light Type Selector Your radio supports siren and light via the keypad microphone. The keypad can be preprogrammed as different types of light. The keypad microphone can be preprogrammed to enable Each button can be preprogrammed as a different light. For siren, public address and light.

  • Page 121: On The Keypad

     Using the External Public Address Button on the Keypad All control heads can be equipped for external alarms (horn and The keypad can be preprogrammed to enable the radio’s lights) that are activated when a Call Alert page, Private external public address (PA) system.

  • Page 122: Using Permanent Horn And Lights

    Using Permanent Horn and Lights Changing the Selected Alarms If Permanent Horn and Lights is enabled, horn and lights will  automatically be turned on when the radio powers up. 1 Press the  button directly below until the display shows the required alarm. ...

  • Page 123: Receiving A Call While Alarms Are Turned On

    Receiving a Call While Alarms are Turned On Turning Off Rearmable External Alarms When you receive a call with the Alarms turned on:   1 Press the button directly below to turn off the external alarm(s) and place you directly 1 You hear the vehicle’s horn sounds for four seconds, and/or in that feature.

  • Page 124

    The two options of priority for the Voice Announcement  available are: This feature enables the radio to audibly indicate the current •  – enables the voice of the feature to announce even feature mode, Zone or Channel the user has just assigned. This when the radio is receiving calls.

  • Page 125

    • Change to a new zone. The radio announces the current  zone and channel it is transmitting. • Change to a new channel within the current zone. The radio The following are suggestions to assist you in troubleshooting announces the current channel. possible operating problems.

  • Page 126

      ...

  • Page 127

     For a list of Motorola-approved antennas and other accessories, visit the following website: http://www.motorolasolutions.com/APX On the website, search for APX Mobile Radios. You will see the accessories information besides the specifications of the radio. You can also contact your dealer for details.

  • Page 128: Special Channel Assignments

     “WE ARE LOCATED AT _______________________.”  State the position of the vessel in distress, using any information that will help responders to locate you, e.g.:  • latitude and longitude • bearing (state whether you are using true or magnetic Take a moment to review the following: north) Special Channel Assignments.

  • Page 129

        A radio designated for shipboard use must comply with Federal    Communications Commission Rule Part 80 as follows: 156.100 160.700 • on ships subject to Part II of Title III of the Communications 156.150 160.750 Act, the radio must be capable of operating on the 156.800 156.200...

  • Page 130

                157.200 161.800 156.925 161.525 157.250 161.850 156.975 161.575 157.300 161.900 157.025 161.625 157.350 161.950 157.075 161.675 157.400 162.000 157.125 161.725 156.025 160.625 157.175 161.775 156.075 160.675 157.225 161.825 156.125 160.725 157.275...

  • Page 131

     monitors and directs the operations of the  Automatic Registration Service trunked repeaters.  Motorola standard for wireless digital A group of characteristics such as transmit/  trunked communications.  receive frequency pairs, radio parameters, and encryption encoding.

  • Page 132

         Codeplug A feature that allows communications to take place even though the central A visual tracking marker (a blinking line)  controller has failed. Each trunked repeater that indicates a location on the display.  in the system transmits a data word Displayed by the radio after three failed informing every radio that the system has...

  • Page 133

        Check channel activity through menu  A feature that lets you have a private entries. If the channel is clear, you hear  conversation with another radio user in the  static. If the channel is in use, you hear talkgroup.

  • Page 134

        Any digital P25 traffic having the correct The automatic sharing of communications  Network Access Code and the correct  paths between a large number of users talkgroup. (see Conventional). Special electronic circuitry, added to the ...

  • Page 135

    Product manufactured by MOTOROLA. MOTOROLA assumes no  obligations or liability for additions or modifications to this warranty unless made in writing and signed by an officer of MOTOROLA.  Unless made in a separate agreement between MOTOROLA and the original end user purchaser, MOTOROLA does not warrant the installation, maintenance or service of the Product.

  • Page 136

    Product for which it is and insurance prepaid, to an authorized warranty service location. specified. Warranty service will be provided by MOTOROLA through one of its H)Freight costs to the repair depot. authorized warranty service locations. If you first contact the I) A Product which, due to illegal or unauthorized alteration of the company which sold you the Product (e.g., dealer or...

  • Page 137

     MOTOROLA will have no liability with respect to any claim of patent infringement which is based upon the combination of the Product or MOTOROLA will defend, at its own expense, any suit brought parts furnished hereunder with software, apparatus or devices not...

  • Page 138

    Solutions Australia at 1800 457 439. You may also visit our website: the date of delivery if purchased from an authorized Motorola two- http://www.motorola.com/Business/XA-EN/Pages/ way radio dealer. For more information about ESP, contact the Contact_Us#support_tab for the most updated warranty terms.

  • Page 140

    MOTOROLA, MOTO, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2012 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.

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