Communicating with Another Person
1. Press and hold the Talk button.
2. Position the microphone about two inches (5 cm)
from your mouth, speak in a normal voice.
3. Release the Talk button when you are finished
talking and listen for a response.
You cannot receive incoming calls while pressing the
Both radios must be tuned to the same
channel and privacy code to communicate.
This radio is equipped with default Privacy Code on each
channel for minimizing unwanted signals from others. See page 9
to 10 for procedures changing your radio from default Privacy
Code to a different Privacy Code or disabling Privacy Code.
To Select a Channel
Press Mode button once, then press Up button or
Up & Down Button
Both radios must be tuned to the
same channel to communicate.
See page 13 for frequency
Listening for a Response
Release the Talk button to receive incoming
transmissions. Your radio is always in Standby mode
while the Talk or Call buttons are not pressed.
To Adjust Volume
clockwise to increase the volume.
counterclockwise to decrease the volume.
Do not hold the radio close to your ear. If the volume is set to an
uncomfortable level, it can hurt your ear.
Press and release the Call button.
The other person will hear a three second call
tone. This tone is used only to establish voice
The Lock function locks the Up, Down and Mode
buttons to prevent accidental operation.
To turn the lock on or off:
– Press and hold the Lock button for
A double beep sound is used to confirm your lock
enabled. When in Lock mode, the Lock icon will be
Your range will vary depending on terrain and
In at, open country your radio will operate at
Buildings and foliage in the path of the signal can
reduce the range of the radio.
Dense foliage and hilly terrain will further reduce the
range of the radio.
On Channels 8 through 14, your radio automatically
switches to low power, which will limit the range the
radio can communicate.
Your radio will automatically shut off weak transmissions and unwanted
noise due to terrain, conditions limit.