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  • Page 1 NX-5000 series DMR Function Reference (DMR FUNC) Version: 2.20 Last Updated: May 31, 2017 Language: English Type: K, F © 2017...
  • Page 2   CONTENTS CONTENTS CONTENTS About This Manual Using the Signaling How to Read the In-depth Manual Sharing the Same Channel (Frequency) by Several Groups (Color Code) About Notations Waiting for Both Digital Signals and Analog About the Notation of the Supported Models Signals (Mixed Mode) About Examples of the Transceiver Display Using DMR ID to Initiate a Selective Call...
  • Page 3   CONTENTS 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message 1.15 Sending GPS Data (Status Call) Transmission Method of GPS Data Sending a Status Message The ID of the Target Transceiver (GPS Receiving a Status Message Base ID) About the Behavior When a Message Sending GPS Data Automatically at Requesting the Status Transmission Is Certain Intervals (GPS Report Mode)
  • Page 4   CONTENTS 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Other Functions in Emergency Mode Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Emergency Channel Lock Site Roaming Behaviors Suspended Power-off Behavior in Asynchronous State Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Moving to Other Sites that Allow Mode Using the Lone Worker Function Synchronization with the Repeater (Manual Enabling the Transceiver in Lone Worker...
  • Page 5   CONTENTS Scan Function SCAN Adding or Deleting a Channel to/from the Starting the Scan Target Channels for Scan (Scan Delete/Add) 151 Scanning in One Zone (Single Scan) Adding or Deleting a Zone to or from the Target Zones for Scanning (Zone Delete/Add) 152 Conditions to Activate the Scan (Single Scan) Revert Channel...
  • Page 6   About This Manual About This Manual This manual describes the functions of the NX-5200/ NX-5300/ NX-5400/ NX-5700/ NX-5800/ NX-5900 transceiver operated in the DMR system. This document is created for the product having the following design specifications. Item Specifications How to Verify Printed or labeled on the packaging and the model name plate on the Market Code...
  • Page 7   How to Read the In-depth Manual How to Read the In-depth Manual The In-depth Manual has the following sections. Common Function Reference (Common FUNC) Describes the functions common to the transceivers. Analog Function Reference (Analog FUNC) Describes the analog functions of the transceiver. P25 Function Reference (P25 FUNC) Describes the P25 functions of the transceiver.
  • Page 8   About Notations About the Notation of the Supported Models This manual describes the supported models according to the following rules: Model Notation NX-5200 NX-5300 Portable NX-5400 700 MHz/ 800 MHz NX-5700 NX-5800 Mobile NX-5900 700 MHz/ 800 MHz About Examples of the Transceiver Display This manual describes mainly by using the display examples of Portable display if the functions are common to the transceivers.
  • Page 9   Abbreviations Used in This Document Abbreviations Used in This Document The following abbreviations are used in this in-depth manual. Refer to the abbreviation table below. Abbreviation Full Spelling or Meaning Acknowledgment AMBE+2 Advanced Multi-Band Excitation ARC4 Alleged RC4 Auxiliary Busy Channel Lockout Color Code Channel...
  • Page 10 A right to use the software described in this technical document and relevant in-depth manuals is granted to a licensee by JVC KENWOOD Corporation; however, the title to and ownership of the software shall be owned by JVC KENWOOD Corporation. Refer to the help texts attached to this software for details.
  • Page 11   About the Programming Software About the Programming Software Various functions and parameters of the transceiver can be configured by using the KPG-D1/ D1N software. Various functions can be enabled by connecting the transceiver to a PC by use of the KPG-36U/ KPG-36X (Portable) or KPG-46U/ KPG-46X (Mobile) programming cable and writing the data configured using KPG-D1/ D1N to the transceiver.
  • Page 12 Multi RF Deck/ Multi Control Head, and for the special functions of Multi RF Deck/ Multi Control Head. About Options to Use the Functions Described in This Document To use the functions described in this document, the following KENWOOD optional accessories need to be prepared on your own as necessary. Portable/ Mobile...
  • Page 13   About the Built-in GPS Receiver Unit About the Built-in GPS Receiver Unit The GPS receiver is built-in for NX-5200/ NX-5300/ NX-5400/ NX-5700/ NX-5800/ NX-5900. Read the following warnings before using the built-in GPS receiver unit of NX-5200/ NX-5300/ NX-5400/ NX-5700/ NX-5800/ NX-5900. On the use of the GPS With frequency interference in the GPS receive frequency range to the transceiver or another transceiver, the GPS receiver may not position normally.
  • Page 14   How to Search for Information INDEX Clicking a function name, a title or a page number in the Index pages allows a jump to the corresponding page. Blue Characters in the Main Text Clicking a portion with blue characters in the main context allows a jump to the corresponding page. Blue Characters at the Bottom of Each Page Clicking a portion with blue characters located at the bottom of each page allows a jump to the first page of the contents or index.
  • Page 15   Revision History Revision History Date Description 1) Changed the version information in “About This Manual”. 2) Added description on Optional Signaling LED in Table 1-1. 3) Added “Optional Signaling LED” in “1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception)”. 4) Added description on In-call Busy Channel Lockout in “Avoiding Interference with Other Communications (Busy Channel Lockout (DMR))”.
  • Page 16   Revision History Date Description 24) Added description on the use of PC commands and Unit ID Serial Output in “1.13 Calling All Transceivers Having the Same Color Code (Unaddressed Call)”. 25) Revised the descriptions in “1.14 Terminating Voice Communications by a Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Transceiver (Call Interruption)”...
  • Page 17 CONTENTS BY PURPOSE Making an Individual Call Making a Group Call Functions for a DMR A user can establish voice communication by A user can establish voice communications by Conventional calling an individual target transceiver. calling multiple target transceivers registered for System a call group.
  • Page 18 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM DMR is a generic name for a digital communication system protocol utilizing 4-level FSK. Using DMR, the transceiver can initiate an individual call or group call for voice calls, text data communications or GPS data communications. Also, connecting a transceiver to an external device (such as a PC) allows communication because the transceiver supports serial command communication.
  • Page 19 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) This section describes the basic methods for transmission and reception in a DMR Conventional system and the relevant functions. About Own ID To initiate various communications by using DMR, Unit ID (Own), the identification code of a transceiver, needs to be configured for the transceiver.
  • Page 20 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Auto Reset Timer Auto Reset Timer is the amount of time from when the received Unit ID or Group ID matches the Unit ID or Group ID preconfigured for the transceiver until the LCD, blinking of LED and emission of Alert Tone will automatically be reset. By using KPG-D1/ D1N, Auto Reset Timer can be configured.
  • Page 21 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Optional Signaling LED Optional Signaling LED is the function that causes the LED to flash in yellow when the Optional Signaling received matches that of the transceiver. A user can notice by the LED that the transceiver is receiving a call. When Optional Signaling is no longer matching due to operation of the transceiver key or upon elapse of the time configured in Auto Reset Timer, the light of the LED goes off.
  • Page 22 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Restricting the Continuous Transmission Duration (Time-out Timer) Time-out Timer (TOT) is the function to restrict the duration for the transceiver to continuously transmit. This function is used to prevent a user from occupying a repeater or frequency which is shared with other users. The transceiver automatically stops transmitting and releases the channel if it continuously transmits longer than the configured time.
  • Page 23 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) TOT Reset Time TOT Reset Time is the time required to initialize and reset the elapsed time for Time-out Timer. Example 1: Time-out Timer: 30 sec, TOT Reset Time: 10 sec Press Release Press...
  • Page 24 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Avoiding Interference with Other Communications (Busy Channel Lockout (DMR)) Busy Channel Lockout is the function to automatically restrict the transmission so as not to interfere with other communications. If an attempt is made to transmit on a channel that is already being used by other groups, the transceiver automatically restricts the transmission.
  • Page 25 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Note Busy Channel Lockout cannot be activated in Emergency Mode. However, when “Interrupt CALL” is configured for In- call Busy Channel Lockout, the configuration of In-call Busy Channel Lockout and Busy Channel Lockout will become “Interrupt CALL”...
  • Page 26 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Communicating Without Using a Repeater (Talk Around/ DMR Direct Mode) Talk Around Talk Around is the function allowing direct communication between transceivers without using a repeater. If the transceiver cannot link to a repeater due to too great distance between the transceiver and the repeater, the transceiver can directly communicate with the target transceiver by using Talk Around.
  • Page 27 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Assigning functions to the PF keys on the transceiver ( Transceiver Settings > Key Assignment) Configuring Talk Around to be enabled or disabled (Personality) ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 28 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.1 Initiating Voice Communications (Basic Transmission and Reception) Communicating via a Repeater (Repeater Mode) Repeater Mode is the function to communicate with another transceiver via a repeater. If the transmit frequency and receive frequency are different configurations on a DMR digital channel, the channel can be used in Repeater Mode.
  • Page 29 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.2 Using the Signaling Using the Signaling Color Code is the signaling to be used for facilitating communication within a group if the same channel is shared by several groups. Sharing the Same Channel (Frequency) by Several Groups (Color Code) Color Code is a digital signaling type having the same function as analog QT tone or DQT code.
  • Page 30 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.3 Waiting for Both Digital Signals and Analog Signals (Mixed Mode) Waiting for Both Digital Signals and Analog Signals (Mixed Mode) Mixed Mode can be used to wait for a call in both digital and analog modes. The channel used in analog mode can also be used in digital mode, hence the transceiver can easily migrate from analog mode to digital mode.
  • Page 31 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.3 Waiting for Both Digital Signals and Analog Signals (Mixed Mode) The following is the difference in operation for transmission depending on the transceiver configuration and the received signal. Table 1-7 Mixed Mode 2 Optional Transmit Received Transmission Operation Signaling...
  • Page 32 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.4 Using DMR ID to Initiate a Selective Call Using DMR ID to Initiate a Selective Call An individual call and group call are available by using DMR IDs. In addition, a message can be sent to a specified target ID in various types of message communications.
  • Page 33 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.4 Using DMR ID to Initiate a Selective Call In Individual Call Mode, a Unit ID of the target transceiver can be selected from the Individual ID List or a Unit ID can directly be entered. Also, in Status Mode, a status to be sent can be selected from the Status List or the status can directly be entered.
  • Page 34 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Making an Individual Call Individual Call can be used to initiate a call to a target transceiver individually to establish voice calls. By specifying a Unit ID, the transceiver can initiate a call to the transceiver having the Unit ID. Initiating an Individual Call An Individual Call can be started by one of the following methods.
  • Page 35 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Operating the transceiver The following describes how to initiate an Individual Call in Individual Call Mode. Initiating an Individual Call by list selection Press the Individual, Individual + Status, or Individual + Short Message key.
  • Page 36 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Enter a Unit ID. Refer to Common FUNC “Entering or Deleting a Code” for the entry 12 : 34 method. Individual Using the PF keys A numeric character can be selected by pressing the [G] key or the [H] key, and pressing the Menu ([Q]) or [*] key can confirm the selected numeric character.
  • Page 37 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Receiving an Individual Call The transceiver can receive an Individual Call if the received Unit ID matches the Unit ID (Own) preconfigured for the transceiver. Transceiver behavior The transceiver receives an Individual Call. The “...
  • Page 38 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Note If Busy LED is enabled, the LED lights green when the transceiver is receiving. (Refer to Common FUNC Busy LED.) If Alert Tone is configured to sound when receiving, an Alert Tone will sound. (Refer to Transceiver behavior when receiving an Individual Call/ Paging Call.)
  • Page 39 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Individual ID List If making Individual Calls, the desired Unit IDs need to be preconfigured in the transceiver using KPG-D1/ D1N prior to use of the transceiver. A maximum of 1500 Unit IDs can be configured for Individual ID List. Table 1-8 Individual ID List Configuration Description...
  • Page 40 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Displaying the ID of the Communicating Caller on the LCD (Caller ID Display) Caller ID Display is the function to display the received ID on the transceiver display when an Unaddressed Call is received. While this function is enabled, the Unit ID Name or Unit ID of the transmitting transceiver appears if an Unaddressed Call is received and the received Color Code matches the Color Code preconfigured for the transceiver.
  • Page 41 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.5 Making an Individual Call Sending the Received Unit ID from the Communication Port (Unit ID Serial Output) Unit ID Serial Output is the function for sending the received Unit ID from the communication port of the transceiver. By using Unit ID Serial Output, the dispatcher can monitor the transceiver that is engaged in a voice call in real time.
  • Page 42 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.6 Initiating an Individual Call After Ensuring That the Target Party Is Available for Communications (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) Initiating an Individual Call After Ensuring That the Target Party Is Available for Communications (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) Individual Call Acknowledge Request is the function that allows a user to distinguish whether or not the receiving transceiver is available to communicate so as to initiate an Individual Call in a DMR Conventional system.
  • Page 43 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.6 Initiating an Individual Call After Ensuring That the Target Party Is Available for Communications (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) Initiating an Individual Call (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) An Individual Call (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) can be activated by one of the following methods. Individual Call Mode Selecting a Unit ID configured in the Individual ID List or directly entering a Unit ID while the transceiver is in Individual Call Mode, and then pressing the PTT switch or the Menu ([Q]) key sends a message requesting an acknowledgment.
  • Page 44 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.6 Initiating an Individual Call After Ensuring That the Target Party Is Available for Communications (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) Receive an acknowledgment message from the receiving transceiver. The “ ” icon blinks, and the transceiver enters a state allowing 12 : 34 transmission of an Individual Call.
  • Page 45 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.6 Initiating an Individual Call After Ensuring That the Target Party Is Available for Communications (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) Receiving an Individual Call (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) The transceiver can receive an Individual Call if the received Unit ID matches the Unit ID (Own) preconfigured for the transceiver.
  • Page 46 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.6 Initiating an Individual Call After Ensuring That the Target Party Is Available for Communications (Individual Call Acknowledge Request) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring Selective Call Alert LED to be enabled or disabled ( Transceiver Settings > DMR > DMR Information >...
  • Page 47 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.7 Making a Group Call Making a Group Call Group Call is the function to establish 2-way group voice communications by initiating a call to a group. The transceiver can initiate a call to the transceivers having the same Group ID by specifying the Group ID. The transceiver can also initiate a call to all transceivers by specifying the Group ID for which “ALL”...
  • Page 48 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.7 Making a Group Call Press the switch. The transceiver initiates a Group Call. If Group Call Mode has been entered with “Group + Status” or “Group + Short Message”, Status Mode or Short Message Mode is entered by pressing the [F] key. Note The selection screen for the Group ID List closes at the same time as pressing the PTT switch.
  • Page 49 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.7 Making a Group Call Note If Busy LED is enabled, the LED lights green when the transceiver is receiving. (Refer to Common FUNC Busy LED.) If Alert Tone is configured to sound when receiving, an Alert Tone will sound. (Refer to Transceiver behavior when receiving a Group Call.)
  • Page 50 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.7 Making a Group Call Group ID List The transceiver uses a Group ID configured in the Group ID List to initiate a Group Call in a DMR Conventional system. The desired Group IDs must be preconfigured using KPG-D1/ D1N for the transceiver to initiate a Group Call. A maximum of 1,500 Group IDs can be configured in the Group ID List.
  • Page 51 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.7 Making a Group Call Group ID Scan (DMR) Group ID Scan (DMR) is the function to standby to receive a Group Call from all Group IDs in a DMR Conventional system. If this function is enabled, the transceiver is on standby to receive a Group Call from all Group IDs configured for Group ID List.
  • Page 52 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.7 Making a Group Call Preventing the Functions Working with Group Call Reception from Activating (Call Alert Inhibit (Group Calls Only)) Call Alert Inhibit (Group Calls only) is the function that disables the Alert Tone, Selective Call Alert LED, Horn Alert, Vibrator and Caller ID Stack functions when the transceiver receives a Group Call.
  • Page 53 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.8 Making an Informative Group Call (Broadcast Group Call) Making an Informative Group Call (Broadcast Group Call) Broadcast Group Call can be used to engage in one-way informative group voice calls by initiating a call to a group. The transceiver can initiate a call to the transceivers having the same Group ID by specifying the Group ID.
  • Page 54 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.8 Making an Informative Group Call (Broadcast Group Call) Receiving a Broadcast Group Call If the received Group ID matches the Group ID configured for the transceiver, the transceiver can receive the Broadcast Group Call. Note The transceiver can receive the Broadcast Group Call initiated using the Group ID for which “ALL”...
  • Page 55 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.9 Common Functions for Data Communications Common Functions for Data Communications The following functions are used in common for data communications such as Status Call and Short Data Call: Number of Retries Transmit Busy Wait Time Maximum ACK Wait Time Preamble Length Number of Retries...
  • Page 56 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.9 Common Functions for Data Communications Preamble Length Preamble Length is the function to extend the duration for sending a preamble when the DMR frame is sent. Extending the time for sending a preamble at the beginning of transmission makes the receiving transceiver easier to receive a call and reduces missing of the beginning of the audio during the scan.
  • Page 57 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Sending a Status Message This section describes how to send a Status Message in Status Mode. The transceiver enters Status Mode with one of the following operations, and then the transceiver will send a Status Message.
  • Page 58 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Press the key or key and then select the target data from the Status List. Refer to Common FUNC “Selecting or Clearing Data from a List” for 12 : 34 selection methods.
  • Page 59 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Press the Function [ key. The status entry display appears. 12 : 34 Status Status B ac k Enter a status. Refer to Common FUNC “Entering or Deleting a Code”...
  • Page 60 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Assigning functions to the PF keys on the transceiver ( Transceiver Settings > Key Assignment) Assigning functions to the Keypad Operation of the transceiver ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 61 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) If the status is not configured for Status List or the Status Name is not 12 : 34 configured, a status No. appears. Atlanta Office Status Zon e+ If any Emergency status or Horn Alert status (Mobile only) is configured by using KPG-D1/ D1N, the display appears as below when each status is received: Table 1-11 Status reception...
  • Page 62 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Status List To use a Status Message, the status to be sent must be preconfigured in the transceiver by using KPG-D1/ D1N prior to the transmission. A maximum of 1024 statuses can be configured in the Status List. Table 1-12 Status List Configuration Description...
  • Page 63 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Status Message on Data Zone-Channel Status Message on Data Zone-Channel is the function that allows the transceiver to automatically change the channel to the Data Zone-Channel to send a Status Message in a DMR Conventional system. The transceiver automatically changes the channel to the channel in a DMR Conventional system configured in Data Zone- Channel (DMR) to send a Status Message.
  • Page 64 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Sending the Received Status Message from the Communication Port (Status Message Serial Output) Status Message Serial Output allows the transceiver to send the Status and the Unit ID of the transmitting transceiver from its communication port when the transceiver receives a Status Message.
  • Page 65 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Base ID Base ID is the target transceiver’s ID used to send GPS data or Transparent data and the following Status Messages and Short Messages. AUX Input Status Message (Mobile Only) Power-on Status Message Power-off Status Message A Status Message that is sent by selecting a status number or directly entering a status number after the transceiver...
  • Page 66 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) AUX Input Status Message (Mobile Only) Supported Models: Mobile AUX Input Status Message is the function that sends out a specified Status Message when the AUX Input port goes high level to low level or goes low level to high level.
  • Page 67 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.10 Sending and Receiving a Status Message (Status Call) Storing the Selected or Sent Status (Status Hold) Status Hold is the function to store in the transceiver the status selected from the Status List in Status Mode and the transmitted status.
  • Page 68 DMR standard. Communication of mutually-compatible messages can be carried out with the transceiver of a different manufacturer that supports the configuration of the DMR standard. Short Message in both the KENWOOD-defined Data and DMR Standard configuration can be received regardless of the configuration of DMR Message Type.
  • Page 69 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.11 Sending and Receiving a Short Message (Short Data Call) PC command The transceiver will send a Short Message when a PC sends a command to the transceiver communication port specifying to send a Short Message. To use a PC command, “Data” or “Data + GPS Data Output” needs to be assigned to the communication port of the transceiver.
  • Page 70 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.11 Sending and Receiving a Short Message (Short Data Call) Press the switch or the Menu ([ ]) key. The transceiver sends the Short Message. 12 : 34 Z o n e 1 C h a n n e l 1 S e n d D a t a M en u Zo ne+...
  • Page 71 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.11 Sending and Receiving a Short Message (Short Data Call) Receiving a Short Message Upon receiving a Short Message, the received Status Message appears on the display, and the transceiver can send the Short Message to an external device from the communication ports. Note To use serial communications, a user needs to prepare DMR compatible software or external devices.
  • Page 72 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.11 Sending and Receiving a Short Message (Short Data Call) Short Message Stack Short Message Stack is used to store a Short Message in the stack memory. A maximum of 128 Short Messages can be stored in the stack memory. If a message is stored in the transceiver, the “...
  • Page 73 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.11 Sending and Receiving a Short Message (Short Data Call) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring Short Message on Data Zone-Channel to be enabled or disabled ( Transceiver Settings > Personal > Personal Features > DMR Conventional > DMR) Configuring Data Zone-Channel (DMR) ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 74 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.12 Causing Transceivers Other than the Transceiver of the Specified ID to Participate in a Conversation (Open Voice Channel Mode) 1.12 Causing Transceivers Other than the Transceiver of the Specified ID to Participate in a Conversation (Open Voice Channel Mode) Open Voice Channel Mode (OVCM) is the function to hear a conversation even if the received ID does not match when the transceiver receives various voice calls (Individual Call, Group Call, Broadcast Call).
  • Page 75 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.12 Causing Transceivers Other than the Transceiver of the Specified ID to Participate in a Conversation (Open Voice Channel Mode) For example, Transceiver A specifies the ID of Transceiver B, and initiates a call with OVCM applied (refer to the figure below).
  • Page 76 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.13 Calling All Transceivers Having the Same Color Code (Unaddressed Call) 1.13 Calling All Transceivers Having the Same Color Code (Unaddressed Call) Unaddressed Call is the function to initiate 2-way voice communication with multiple transceivers without specifying a group. In a regular Group Call, the transceiver can communicate only with transceivers included in the Group ID specified.
  • Page 77 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.14 Terminating Voice Communications by a Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Transceiver (Call Interruption) 1.14 Terminating Voice Communications by a Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Transceiver (Call Interruption) Call Interruption is the function to enable a transceiver other than the transmitting transceiver to terminate voice communications by sending and receiving the Call Interruption request message.
  • Page 78 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.14 Terminating Voice Communications by a Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Transceiver (Call Interruption) Sending a Call Interruption Request Message To receive a Call Interruption request message, Encode (Call Interruption) of the channel used also needs to be enabled. Operating the transceiver Transmission using the Call Interruption key Press the...
  • Page 79 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.14 Terminating Voice Communications by a Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Transceiver (Call Interruption) Transmission using the In-call Busy Channel Lockout (Interrupt CALL) function The In-call Busy Channel Lockout (Interrupt CALL) function can be used to send a Call Interruption request message before a voice call starts to end voice communication.
  • Page 80 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.14 Terminating Voice Communications by a Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Transceiver (Call Interruption) Transmission using the Interrupt Message Call function The Interrupt Message Call function can be used to send a Call Interruption request message before sending a message to end voice communication.
  • Page 81 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.14 Terminating Voice Communications by a Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Transceiver (Call Interruption) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Assigning functions to the PF keys on the transceiver ( Transceiver Settings > Key Assignment) Configuring Encode (Call Interruption) to be enabled or disabled (Personality) ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 82 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.15 Sending GPS Data 1.15 Sending GPS Data Global Positioning System (GPS) is the system to acquire the current location information of the own transceiver by receiving signals from the Global Positioning System satellites orbiting the earth. The transceiver of the mobile station can send the acquired own location information (GPS data) to the base station.
  • Page 83 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.15 Sending GPS Data The ID of the Target Transceiver (GPS Base ID) GPS Base ID is the ID of the target transceiver used for sending GPS data. By using KPG-D1/ D1N, either Unit ID or Group ID can be configured as GPS Base ID. The ID of the base station which is responsible for operation and administration of system is normally configured.
  • Page 84 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.15 Sending GPS Data Sending GPS Data According to the Request from the Base Station (GPS Report Mode) GPS Report Mode allows the transceiver to automatically send GPS data when a GPS data transmission request is received from the base station.
  • Page 85 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.15 Sending GPS Data Selecting the Transmission Method of GPS Data (GPS Report Channel) GPS Report Channel is the function to lock analog mode or DMR mode for the transmission method of GPS data regardless of the mode used for voice communications when the transceiver automatically sends GPS data (including Polling) by using the GPS Report on Data Zone-Channel or GPS Report on Data System-Personality function.
  • Page 86 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.16 GPS Functions 1.16 GPS Functions The following functions are relevant to GPS data transmission: Number of Times GPS Report Interval Time GPS Time Mark GPS Message Type GPS Report on Data Zone-Channel GPS Report on Data System-Personality GPS Report Back to Requested ID GPS Data Storage Number of Times...
  • Page 87 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.16 GPS Functions Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring GPS Report Interval Time ( Transceiver Settings > Personal > Personal Features > DMR Conventional > GPS > GPS Report Interval Time) GPS Time Mark GPS Time Mark is the offset time from UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) to send GPS data. This function is useful for avoiding a data collision if there are many transceivers that send GPS data.
  • Page 88 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.16 GPS Functions GPS Report on Data Zone-Channel GPS Report on Data Zone-Channel is the function that allows the transceiver to automatically change the channel to the Data Zone-Channel to send GPS data in a DMR Conventional system. The transceiver automatically changes the channel to the channel of a DMR Conventional system configured in Data Zone- Channel (DMR) when sending GPS data.
  • Page 89 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.16 GPS Functions GPS Report Back to Requested ID GPS Report Back to Requested ID is the function that enables the receiving transceiver to send the GPS data to the ID of the transceiver, which sends a GPS Polling Request, upon receipt of the following GPS Polling Requests: GPS Data Single Polling Request GPS Data Multiple Polling Request When the above-mentioned GPS Polling Request is received, the GPS data is sent to the ID of the transceiver which sends...
  • Page 90 NMEA-0183 format from the received GPS data and sends the extracted data from the communication port. Upon receipt of the GPS data, the base station transceiver creates the $PKNDS data which is the KENWOOD proprietary sentence from the received GPS data and sends the created data from the communication port. $PKNDS (KW) The $PKNDS data contains the $GPRMC data in the NMEA-0183 format, Unit ID, and the status information.
  • Page 91 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.17 Receiving GPS Data Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring Map Header ( Transceiver Settings > Optional Features > Optional Features 2 > GPS > Base Station Settings) GPS Position Display GPS Position Display is the function to display the current location information of the own transceiver on the LCD. Refer to Common FUNC “USING THE GPS FUNCTION”...
  • Page 92 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.18 Remote Operation by Radio Communication (Remote Control) Sending a Remote Control Message in Remote Control Mode Various Remote Control messages can be sent in Remote Control Mode. Operating the transceiver Initiating an Individual Call by list selection Press the DMR Remote Control key.
  • Page 93 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.18 Remote Operation by Radio Communication (Remote Control) Sending a Remote Control message by using Manual Dialing To send a Remote Control message by directly entering a Unit ID, Manual Dialing needs to be enabled. Press the DMR Remote Control key.
  • Page 94 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.18 Remote Operation by Radio Communication (Remote Control) Press the key to select the Remote Control message to send. Stun:: A Remote Stun message is sent. 12 : 34 Revive:: A Remote Revive message is sent. Remote Control Kill:: A Remote Kill message is sent.
  • Page 95 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.18 Remote Operation by Radio Communication (Remote Control) Disabling the Transceiver Capability by Remote Control (Stun/ Kill) The transceiver capability can be disabled by wireless remote control. This function allows an system administrator to remotely disable the transceiver, for instance, if the transceiver is lost. The transceiver which has been disabled by this function can be enabled to be usable again by remote control from an external device using radio communication.
  • Page 96 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.18 Remote Operation by Radio Communication (Remote Control) Monitoring the Situation Around Another Transceiver by Remote Control (Remote Monitor) Remote Monitor is the function to remotely operate using radio communication an individually specified transceiver to transmit continuously. Use of this function allows the base station to monitor the situation around the transceiver.
  • Page 97 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.18 Remote Operation by Radio Communication (Remote Control) Note To receive a Remote Monitor request message and accept the received message, Remote Monitor needs to be enabled. The transceiver initiates a continuous transmission only if the message requesting the Remote transmission is received by an Individual Call.
  • Page 98 RSSI level. Therefore, the transceiver migrates automatically to the channel providing better radio environment. Up to a maximum of 16 sites can be configured for KENWOOD’s repeaters. It is therefore recommended that the Site Roaming system be used by a maximum number of 16 channels.
  • Page 99 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Site Roaming Behaviors When System-Personality or the Zone-channel of the system that is configured as “DMR Site Roaming” is selected, Site Roaming starts automatically. “Site Roaming” is displayed when the “ ”...
  • Page 100 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) When the transceiver receives a synchronization signal from the repeater, the transceiver basically behaves as follows. Synchronization sign Repeater 1 Repeater 2 Repeater 3 Repeater 4 1 sec.
  • Page 101 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Note The configurations by using KPG-D1/ D1N are restricted as follows according to the configuration for Zone-channel Format (Personality or Channel Table). Personality: A minimum of 2 Personalities and a maximum of 512 Personalities can be configured for a system that is configured as “DMR Site Roaming”.
  • Page 102 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring “Site Roaming” Displayed to be enabled or disabled ( Transceiver Settings > Scan > Scan Information > DMR Site Roaming) Configuring Site Roaming LED ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 103 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) (Example) Behavior of Active Site Hunt This is an example of the behavior of Active Site Hunt when Active Site Hunt is enabled and transmission started with Revert Channel (Channel 2).
  • Page 104 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Note Wakeup Message is not sent if the transceiver is able to synchronize with a repeater. The number of times for sending out Wakeup Messages on other channels is limited to once regardless of the configuration of Number of Wakeup Message Retries.
  • Page 105 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) (Example) Behavior of Manual Site Hunt This is an example of the behavior of Manual Site Hunt on the Revert Channel (Channel 2) when the Manual Site Hunt key is pressed.
  • Page 106 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Note The behavior of Manual Site Hunt is independent of the configuration of Active Site Hunt. Also, it runs even when the transceiver is already synchronized with a repeater. Manual Site Hunt runs only when a channel of the DMR Conventional system that is configured as “DMR Site Roaming”...
  • Page 107 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Site Roaming Link Delay Time The length of time until the repeater in each site is activated may vary depending on the site. Site Roaming Link Delay Time is the function to configure the length of time to tolerate a variation in time of when each repeater is activated by delaying the time to start searching for a signal on other channels.
  • Page 108 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Quick Site Roaming Level Quick Site Roaming Level is the function to allow Site Roaming to behave faster when the transceiver is in an area with a strong signal.
  • Page 109 1 DMR CONVENTIONAL SYSTEM 1.19 Migrating Automatically to the Site Providing Better Radio Environment (Site Roaming) Off-hook Site Roaming Supported Models: Mobile Off-hook Site Roaming is the function to start Site Roaming depending on the status of microphone, either on-hook or off- hook.
  • Page 110 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY Emergency is the function to be used for the transceiver to transmit and receive for emergency purposes. This function is used for a user to immediately contact the base station in emergency situations. The transceiver behaves according to the configurations in Emergency Mode when the transceiver is placed in Emergency Mode.
  • Page 111 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.1 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode If Emergency Mode is activated by pressing the Emergency key or by the Lone Worker function, Emergency Mode will be exited when the Emergency key is pressed longer than the time configured in Hold Delay or when the transceiver is turned off.
  • Page 112 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.1 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Interrupt Emergency CALL Interrupt Emergency CALL is the function to execute Call Interruption if voice communication (including voice communication not addressed to the own transceiver) is made on a channel used in Emergency Mode when the transceiver enters Emergency Mode.
  • Page 113 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.1 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode About the configuration of Emergency Alarm For the transceiver to send an Emergency Alarm, the configurations by using KPG-D1/ D1N need to be as follows: Emergency Alarm (DMR): Enabled Emergency ID (DMR Conventional): DMR Emergency DMR ID Type: Group ID For the receiving transceiver to return an acknowledgment when an Emergency Alarm is received, Emergency Alarm...
  • Page 114 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.2 Configuration Related to Transmission and Reception in Emergency Mode Configuration Related to Transmission and Reception in Emergency Mode The transceiver can have a maximum of 8 configurations related to transmission and reception in Emergency Mode as the Emergency Profile.
  • Page 115 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.3 Zone-channel Functioning in Emergency Mode Zone-channel Functioning in Emergency Mode The channel to be used when the transceiver enters Emergency Mode can be configured. Emergency Channel Type Emergency Channel Type is the type of a channel used when the transceiver is placed in Emergency Mode. Table 2-2 Emergency Channel Type Configuration Description...
  • Page 116 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.3 Zone-channel Functioning in Emergency Mode Emergency Zone-Channel Emergency Zone-Channel is the Zone-channel used in Emergency Mode if “Fixed” is configured in Emergency Channel Type. Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring Emergency Zone-Channel ( Transceiver Settings > Emergency > Emergency Profile) Automatically Transmitting and Receiving in Emergency Mode The number of times for which the transceiver toggles between transmission and reception, or the duration for a single session of automatic transmission or reception for emergency in Emergency Mode can be configured.
  • Page 117 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.4 Automatically Transmitting and Receiving in Emergency Mode Note This function is enabled if “Audible” is configured for Emergency Mode Type. For a portable transceiver that is connected to a Bluetooth or external speaker, Emergency Locator Tone (2 beeps) is emitted from the speaker of the transceiver regardless of the configuration of Bluetooth Speaker and External Speaker.
  • Page 118 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.4 Automatically Transmitting and Receiving in Emergency Mode Transmit Duration Transmit Duration is the duration of a single automatic transmission cycle in Emergency Mode. The transceiver switches to automatic reception for emergency when the time configured in Transmit Duration elapses after the transceiver starts automatic transmission for emergency.
  • Page 119 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.4 Automatically Transmitting and Receiving in Emergency Mode Background Transmission Background Transmission is the function to multiplex a Background Tone (1 beep) on the transmitted audio when the transceiver transmits in Emergency Mode. Background Tone (1 beep) is multiplexed every second while the transceiver is transmitting audio data.
  • Page 120 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.5 Indication and Sound in Emergency Mode Emergency Text Emergency Text is the function to display the text on the transceiver display while in Emergency Mode. If this function is enabled, the text configured in Text appears on the display when the transceiver enters Emergency Mode. Display example: Emergency Zone-Channel: Zone 1, Channel 1 Emergency Display: Emergency Channel...
  • Page 121 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.5 Indication and Sound in Emergency Mode Emergency LED Emergency LED is the function to light the Transmit LED when the transceiver transmits in Emergency Mode and light the Busy LED when the transceiver receives in Emergency Mode. The transceiver behaves as follows depending on the Emergency LED configuration.
  • Page 122 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.5 Indication and Sound in Emergency Mode Note While in Emergency Mode, the Surveillance function cannot be toggled between enabled and disabled by operating the transceiver. Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring Surveillance Mode to be enabled or disabled ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 123 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.6 ID Sent When Emergency Mode is Activated Emergency DMR ID Type Emergency DMR ID Type is the type of DMR ID used for automatic transmission while the transceiver is in Emergency Mode in a DMR Conventional system. “Group ID”...
  • Page 124 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.7 Other Functions in Emergency Mode Suspended Power-off Suspended Power-off is the function to disable the transceiver to be turned off and retain the transceiver to be in Emergency Mode even if the transceiver is operated to be turned off while in Emergency Mode. For Mobile, the transceiver behavior varies as below depending on the configuration in Emergency Mode Type: If “Silent”...
  • Page 125 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.8 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Using the Lone Worker Function Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Using the Lone Worker Function Lone Worker is the function that automatically places the transceiver in Emergency Mode if the transceiver is not operated for a certain period of time.
  • Page 126 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.8 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Using the Lone Worker Function Emergency Mode Duration of Lone Sounds the Worker Tone Lone Worker Tone Lone Worker Interval Time Transmit (PTT) AUX Port (except External PTT (Voice)) (Mobile only) PC Command Figure 2-2 Lone Worker Mode Exiting Lone Worker Mode...
  • Page 127 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.8 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Using the Lone Worker Function Functions in Lone Worker Mode The transceiver enters or exits Lone Worker Mode by a user operating the keys on the transceiver. The following functions are relevant to Lone Worker Mode. Lone Worker Type Lone Worker Interval Duration of Lone Worker Tone...
  • Page 128 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.8 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Using the Lone Worker Function Lone Worker Type can be configured using KPG-D1/ D1N depending on the usage of the transceiver. The transceiver behavior varies as below depending on the configuration in Lone Worker Type: Table 2-10 Lone Worker Type Configuration in Lone Worker Type Transceiver Behavior...
  • Page 129 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.8 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Using the Lone Worker Function Duration of Lone Worker Tone Duration of Lone Worker Tone is the length of time that the Lone Worker Tone (2 beeps) sounds from the transceiver. If no key is pressed after the transceiver enters Lone Worker Mode and then Lone Worker Interval is activated, the Lone Worker Tone (2 beeps) sounds from the transceiver when the time configured in Lone Worker Interval elapses.
  • Page 130 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.9 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode by Using the Activity Detection Function Configuring Activity Detection to be disabled Do either of the following operations while Activity Detection is disabled: Press the Activity Detection key. Select a channel where Activity Detection is disabled.
  • Page 131 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.9 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode by Using the Activity Detection Function Stationary Detection Stationary Detection is the function to place the transceiver automatically in Emergency Mode when the transceiver becomes stationary and continues this position even after the time configured in Stationary Delay Time elapses. Using this function, the transceiver can automatically enter Emergency Mode and notify a base station of the emergency status when a user cannot operate the transceiver due to an accident.
  • Page 132 2 COMMUNICATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY 2.9 Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode by Using the Activity Detection Function Using Motion Detection and Stationary Detection Simultaneously (Man-down with Stationary) Man-down with Stationary is the function to detect emergency using both the Man-down Detection and Stationary Detection functions.
  • Page 133 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY COMMUNICATION SECURITY Encryption is the function that enhances confidentiality in communications on the DMR digital channels by encrypting audio data and user data such as Short Message. The following Encryption functions can be used in a DMR Conventional system. Bit scramble encryption type AES/ DES encryption type DES encryption type (Built-in DES)
  • Page 134 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY Note The following are the types of user data and whether the various user data can be encrypted or not: Table 3-1 Encryptable User Data AES/ DES (KWD-AE30/ Enhanced User Data Bit Scrambling Built-in DES KWD-AE31/ Encryption KWD-DE31) Status Message Short Message...
  • Page 135 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.1 Toggling the Encryption during Transmission between Enabled and Disabled Toggling the Encryption during Transmission between Enabled and Disabled Pressing the Scrambler/ Encryption key toggles the status of Encryption during transmission between enabled and disabled. Or, Encryption during transmission can be toggled between enabled and disabled by pressing the Menu key to enter Menu Mode, and then selecting “Scrambler/Encryption”.
  • Page 136 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.1 Toggling the Encryption during Transmission between Enabled and Disabled Configuring Encryption during transmission to be disabled Press the Scrambler/ Encryption key while Encryption is enabled. For the bit scramble encryption type The “ ” icon disappears and Encryption will be disabled. AES/ DES or DES (Built-in DES) format The “...
  • Page 137 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.2 Configuring the Encryption Key Data Used for Communications Operating the transceiver Press and hold the Scrambler/ Encryption key. The transceiver enters Scrambler/Encryption Code Mode. The Multi-key 12 : 34 configured for a channel appears. Multi Key The following operations can also be used even if the transceiver enters CKR 01 Scrambler/ Encryption Code Mode by pressing the Menu key or the...
  • Page 138 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.3 Transceiver Behavior upon Receipt of Encrypted Communication Data Transceiver Behavior upon Receipt of Encrypted Communication Data Upon receipt of the encrypted communication data, the transceiver behaves as follows according to the Encryption status (enabled or disabled) and the configuration for Encryption Type. If Encryption is enabled: For audio data, regardless of the configuration for Encryption Type, the received audio sounds from the speaker according to the audio control conditions and the configuration in Multi-key List.
  • Page 139 When data decryption is not successful, the transceiver proceeds with the data Kenwood-defined Data receiving operation without discarding it, and the data that is not properly decrypted appears on the display.
  • Page 140 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.3 Transceiver Behavior upon Receipt of Encrypted Communication Data About the Behavior of the Encryption Icon Bit scramble encryption type If the transceiver satisfies the following conditions when the encrypted audio data is received, the “ ” icon blinks: Color Code matches.
  • Page 141 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.4 Secure Cryptographic Module (SCM) (for AES/ DES Only) Applicable SCMs The following are the SCMs that can be used with the transceiver: Table 3-3 Available SCMs Firmware Version KWD-AE30 A3.0.3 KWD-AE31 A3.0.3 KWD-DE31 D4.0.3 Note The Encryption function using AES/ DES is unavailable if an SCM having firmware version earlier than the versions described above is installed in the transceiver.
  • Page 142 [H] key. This operation is not required if not using the KCT-51 HRS Adapter or if using Software Key Loader. Contact KENWOOD for the connection cable. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the KVL 3000/ KVL 3000Plus/ KVL 4000 or the help texts for KPG-AE1/ KPG-DE1 for details.
  • Page 143 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.6 Enhanced Encryption Enhanced Encryption The ARC4-format encryption function can be used by enabling Enhanced Encryption using the KPG-D1/ D1N. The Enhanced Encryption type is the encryption type that is defined by the DMR Association, and is the Encryption function using a 40 bit encryption key.
  • Page 144 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.7 Protection Function of Encryption Key (Key Retention) Timed If the transceiver is turned OFF for a duration longer than the duration configured by using the FPU, and if the ESN is inconsistent, the encryption key data is deleted. For the duration that can be configured by using the FPU, 1, 3, 7, 10, or 30 (days) can be selected.
  • Page 145 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.8 Deleting the Encryption Key (Key Delete) Deleting the Encryption Key (Key Delete) Key Delete is the function for deleting the Encryption Key that is configured using the Key Loader in the SCM or the Encryption Key of Built-in DES and Enhanced Encryption. The transceiver needs to enter Key Delete Mode in order to delete Encryption Key data using this function.
  • Page 146 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.9 Deleting All Encryption Keys (Zeroize) Deleting All Encryption Keys (Zeroize) Zeroize is the function for deleting all the Encryption Keys that are configured in the SCM or all the Encryption Keys of Built- in DES and Enhanced Encryption. While using the SCM, the transceiver executes Zeroize in the following cases: 1) If Zeroize is executed by pressing the Zeroize key N Refer to...
  • Page 147 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.9 Deleting All Encryption Keys (Zeroize) Executing Zeroize using the Zeroize key Press the Zeroize key. “Key Erasing” appears on the display and Zeroize is executed. 12 : 34 Z o n e 1 C h a n n e l 1 K e y E r a s i n g Zer o Zo ne+...
  • Page 148 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.9 Deleting All Encryption Keys (Zeroize) Zeroize completes. A Key Beep C (3 beeps) sounds from the transceiver, and “Key Erased” 12 : 34 appears on the display for 2 sec. K e y E r a s e d Then, the transceiver restores the Menu Mode display.
  • Page 149 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.9 Deleting All Encryption Keys (Zeroize) About the SCM Communication Error Display If a communication error occurs between the transceiver and the SCM when the transceiver transmits or receives using the Encryption function, “SCM Init Error” appears on the transceiver display for 1 sec. In this status, the transceiver cannot use the Encryption function to transmit or receive.
  • Page 150 3 COMMUNICATION SECURITY 3.10 Multi-key List DES encryption type (Built-in DES) In Multi-key List, a CKR ID, which is encryption key information used to associate it with an Encryption Key configured in the transceiver, must be configured. CKR ID CKR ID 1 to CKR ID 4 are automatically configured. Key Name Key Name allows you to configure using a maximum of 14 alphanumeric characters and symbols a name corresponding to the Encryption Key.
  • Page 151 4 SCAN SCAN Scan is the function to check whether the transceiver receives a call from other transceivers. The transceiver sequentially searches for availability of signal on each channel, and the transceiver receives on the channel where the signal is detected. Three methods are available for Scan as shown below.
  • Page 152 4 SCAN 4.2 Scanning in One Zone (Single Scan) Scanning in One Zone (Single Scan) The transceiver scans using Single Scan all the added channels in the zone where the transceiver starts scanning. If a scan starts in the zone where “Single” is configured in Scan Type, Single Scan is executed. Or, if the transceiver migrates during the scan to the zone where “Single”...
  • Page 153 4 SCAN 4.2 Scanning in One Zone (Single Scan) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Assigning functions to the PF keys on the transceiver ( Transceiver Settings > Key Assignment) Configuring Scan Add to be enabled or disabled ( Transceiver Settings > Zone/Channel > Channel Edit > DMR Conventional >...
  • Page 154 4 SCAN 4.3 Scan by Registering Multiple Target Channels for Scan in the List (List Scan) Scan by Registering Multiple Target Channels for Scan in the List (List Scan) Using the List Scan enables the transceiver to scan the Zone-channels registered as a member in a Scan List. If a scan starts in a zone where “List”...
  • Page 155 4 SCAN 4.3 Scan by Registering Multiple Target Channels for Scan in the List (List Scan) Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Assigning functions to the PF keys on the transceiver ( Transceiver Settings > Key Assignment) Configuring Scan List ( Transceiver Settings > Scan > Scan List) Configuring Scan List Number (Zone) ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 156 4 SCAN 4.3 Scan by Registering Multiple Target Channels for Scan in the List (List Scan) Transceiver Behavior in the Case that the Scan Cannot Be Resumed (List Scan) If the transceiver manually switches during the scan to the zone or channel which does not satisfy the condition to resume the scan, the transceiver displays the selected channel and the scan remains paused.
  • Page 157 4 SCAN 4.3 Scan by Registering Multiple Target Channels for Scan in the List (List Scan) Changing the Scan List (Scan Program) A desired Zone-channel can be registered as a member for List Scan in the Scan List by operating the transceiver. Also, a registered member in the Scan List can be deleted from the list.
  • Page 158 4 SCAN 4.3 Scan by Registering Multiple Target Channels for Scan in the List (List Scan) Deleting a member from List Scan Select the channel for which the Scan List to be edited is configured and then press the Scan Program key.
  • Page 159 4 SCAN 4.4 Scanning All Target Zones for Scanning (Multi-Zone Scan) Scanning All Target Zones for Scanning (Multi-Zone Scan) In a DMR Conventional system, by using Multi-Zone Scan, the transceiver can scan all channels to be scanned in the target zones.
  • Page 160 4 SCAN 4.4 Scanning All Target Zones for Scanning (Multi-Zone Scan) If Selected Channel Scan is enabled, the selected channel can be scanned even if the channel is excluded from the target channels for scan. (Refer to Selected Channel Scan.) For Portable, if the transceiver changes the zone during Multi-Zone Scan by using the Selector with “Zone Select”...
  • Page 161 4 SCAN 4.5 Scanning the Specific Channel Preferentially (Priority Scan) Scanning the Specific Channel Preferentially (Priority Scan) Priority Scan is the function to prioritize and scan the target channels. This function can be used for Single Scan or List Scan in a Conventional channel. Single Scan A maximum of 2 Priority Channels can be configured in each zone.
  • Page 162 4 SCAN 4.5 Scanning the Specific Channel Preferentially (Priority Scan) If the Zone-channel configured for the Priority 2 is selected, or if the scan is paused on the Zone- channel configured for the Priority 2 The “ ” icon appears. When Priority Scan is paused, the “ ”...
  • Page 163 4 SCAN 4.5 Scanning the Specific Channel Preferentially (Priority Scan) Changing the Priority Channel The Priority Channel can be changed by operating the transceiver. Single Scan The Priority Channel can be changed in Priority-channel Select Mode. Pressing the Priority-channel Select key places the transceiver in Priority-channel Select Mode. Or, pressing the Menu key to enter Menu Mode and then selecting “Priority-channel Select”...
  • Page 164 4 SCAN 4.5 Scanning the Specific Channel Preferentially (Priority Scan) Press the Menu ([ ]) or key. After the Key Beep B (2 beeps) sounds, the transceiver exits Priority- 12 : 34 channel Select Mode and restores the previous channel display. Z o n e 1 C h a n n e l 1 M en u...
  • Page 165 4 SCAN 4.5 Scanning the Specific Channel Preferentially (Priority Scan) Press the Menu ([ ]) or key. After a Key Beep C (3 beeps) sounds, the transceiver exits Scan Program 12 : 34 Mode and restores the previous channel display. Z o n e 1 C h a n n e l 1 M en u...
  • Page 166 4 SCAN 4.5 Scanning the Specific Channel Preferentially (Priority Scan) Priority 1 Temporary Delete/Add, Priority 2 Temporary Delete/Add A Priority Channel is always scanned regardless of the Scan Delete/Add configuration. If this function is enabled, pressing the Scan Delete/Add key temporarily deletes a Priority Channel from the target channels for scan when the scan pauses on the Priority Channel during the scan.
  • Page 167 4 SCAN 4.6 Transceiver Behavior during the Scan Transceiver Behavior during the Scan This section describes various behaviors of the transceiver during the scan. Note The length of time from when the transceiver pauses the scan for transmission or reception until the transceiver resumes the scan can be configured using Dropout Delay Time and Dwell Time.
  • Page 168 4 SCAN 4.7 Scan Function Scan Function The following functions are relevant to the scan. Scan Delete/Add Zone Delete/Add Revert Channel Dropout Delay Time Dwell Time Channel Recall Priority-channel Stop Tone Auto Scan Selected Channel Scan Power-on Scan Off-hook Scan (Mobile Only) Scan Stop Tone Preamble Length Adding or Deleting a Channel to/from the Target Channels for Scan (Scan Delete/...
  • Page 169 4 SCAN 4.7 Scan Function Note The operation above is enabled even if the transceiver enters Menu Mode by pressing the Menu key and then executes “Scan Delete/Add”. (Refer to Common FUNC Using Menu Mode.) For the zone with “List” configured in Scan Type, a target channel for scan can be added or deleted in Scan Program Mode.
  • Page 170 4 SCAN 4.7 Scan Function Revert Channel Revert Channel is the Zone-channel which is used when the transceiver transmits by pressing the PTT switch during the scan. Table 4-4 Revert Channel Configuration Description The transceiver transmits on the last-called Zone-channel by pressing the PTT switch during the scan.
  • Page 171 4 SCAN 4.7 Scan Function Dropout Delay Time Dropout Delay Time is the time from when the transceiver finishes receiving signals until the transceiver resumes scanning. The transceiver pauses scanning when the transceiver receives a call during the scan. The transceiver resumes the scan when the time configured in Dropout Delay Time elapses after the transceiver finishes receiving.
  • Page 172 4 SCAN 4.7 Scan Function Note If the Channel Recall key is pressed while no signal is received after scan starts, the transceiver migrates to the channel from which the transceiver started scanning. If Channel Recall is enabled, the transceiver does not resume the scan even if the time configured in Dropout Delay Time or Dwell Time elapses.
  • Page 173 4 SCAN 4.7 Scan Function Configuration using KPG-D1/ D1N Configuring Auto Scan (Personality > DMR Conventional) to be enabled or disabled ( Transceiver Settings > Personal > Personality > DMR Conventional > General) Configuring Auto Scan (Channel Edit > DMR Conventional) to be enabled or disabled ( Transceiver Settings >...
  • Page 174 4 SCAN 4.7 Scan Function Starting Scanning by Linking with the Microphone (Off-hook Scan) Supported Models: Mobile Off-hook Scan is the function to start scanning regardless of the microphone hook status. The transceiver scans as follows according to the configuration in Off-hook Scan: Table 4-5 Off-hook Scan Configuration Description...
  • Page 175 5 DATA COMMUNICATION FUNCTIONS DATA COMMUNICATION FUNCTIONS Data communications are available for the transceiver by using the functions of DMR, or by using an external device connected to the transceiver. Prioritizing Data Communications Using an External Device (Data Override) Data Override is the function that allows prioritization of data communication using an external device even if the communication is made by a user operating the transceiver.
  • Page 176 5 DATA COMMUNICATION FUNCTIONS 5.2 Restricting the Warning Display during Data Communications (Silent Report) Restricting the Warning Display during Data Communications (Silent Report) Silent Report is the function to configure whether the transceiver transmits in standby display state without emitting the Alert Tone and flashing or lighting the LED, when sending and receiving the status and GPS data.
  • Page 177 6 KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE Key operations for selecting a list or entering characters are described for each mode in this chapter. Refer to Common FUNC “Operating the Transceiver in Each Mode (Common Operation)” for instruction. Individual Call Mode Selecting a list Manual entry...
  • Page 178 6 KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE Group Call Mode (NXDN Conventional) Status Mode Selecting a list Selecting a list 12 : 34 12 : 34 Group 0003 Status SQUAD 01 In Service SQUAD 02 Call Office SQUAD 03 Call Home B a c k Se nd Bac k...
  • Page 179 6 KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE Status Mode Short Message Mode Manual entry Manual entry 12 : 34 12 : 34 Status Short Message Status Message? B a c k B ac k Sends the message after aborting the current mode (after Transmits the status after aborting the current mode (after finalizing the characters).
  • Page 180 6 KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE Scrambler/Encryption Code Mode 12 : 34 Multi Key CKR 01 CKR 02 CKR 03 Ex it Bac k Confirms the configuration and then aborts the current mode. (If Key is selected) Press Menu ([Q]) Restores the presets and then aborts the current mode.
  • Page 181 6 KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE Remote Control Mode Selecting a list Manual entry Selecting a list 12 : 34 12 : 34 12 : 34 Remote Control Remote Control Remote Control TRUCK 824 Stun TRUCK 825 Revive TRUCK 826 Kill N ex t B a c k...
  • Page 182 6 KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE Priority-channel Select Scan Program Mode Priority-Channel Mode 12 : 34 12 : 34 12 : 34 S c a n L i s t P r i C h S e l e c t P r i C h S e l e c t Zone 1 Normal...
  • Page 183 7 BEEP LIST BEEP LIST Control Tone Tone Name Pattern Reference Broadcast Group Call Lone Worker 1 beep Activity Detection Single Scan Key Beep A List Scan 1630 Hz (50 ms) Multi-Zone Scan Scan Program Priority Scan Lone Worker Activity Detection 2 beeps Single Scan Key Beep B...
  • Page 184 7 BEEP LIST Tone Name Pattern Reference 2 beeps Call In Progress Tone Individual Call Acknowledge Request 980 Hz (100 ms) 2 beeps Transaction Confirmed Tone Call Interruption 490 Hz (300 ms) 980 Hz (300 ms) Warning Tone Tone Name Pattern Reference continuous beep...
  • Page 185 7 BEEP LIST Tone Name Pattern Reference 1 beep Man-down Pre-alert Tone Man-down Detection 1630 Hz (50 ms) 1 beep Stationary Pre-alert Tone Stationary Detection 770 Hz (50 ms) 1 beep Motion Pre-alert Tone Motion Detection 1210 Hz (50 ms) 6 beeps Key Fail Alert Tone Zeroize...
  • Page 186 INDEX INDEX Abbreviations Used in This Document viii Background Transmission About Communication Security (Encryption) Base ID About Copyright BEEP LIST About Examples of the Transceiver Display Behavior in Asynchronous State About KPG-D1N Behavior when Data Received Cannot be Properly Decrypted About Multi RF Deck/ Multi Control Head Built-in DES About Notations...
  • Page 187 INDEX DATA COMMUNICATION FUNCTIONS Firmware Copyrights Deleting All Encryption Keys (Zeroize) Functions in Lone Worker Mode Deleting the Encryption Key (Key Delete) Disabling the Transceiver Capability by Remote Control (Stun/ Kill) Display When the Transceiver Receives a Group GPS Data Storage Call (Unit ID Display on Group Call) GPS Functions Displaying the ID of the Communicating Caller...
  • Page 188 INDEX Key Loader Off-hook Site Roaming KEY OPERATIONS FOR EACH MODE Optional Signaling LED Other Functions in Emergency Mode Locator Tone Lone Worker Interval Participating in an On-going Voice Call Midway Through the Call (Late Entry) Lone Worker Type Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode Lookback Placing the Transceiver in Emergency Mode by Lookback Time A...
  • Page 189 INDEX Sending a Call Interruption Request Message Sending a Remote Control Message in Remote Control Mode Receive Duration Sending a Short Message Receiving Sending a Status Message Receiving a Broadcast Group Call Sending and Receiving a Short Message (Short Receiving a Call Interruption Request Message Data Call) Receiving a Group Call Sending and Receiving a Status Message...
  • Page 190 INDEX Terminating Voice Communications by a Waiting for Both Digital Signals and Analog Transceiver Other Than the Transmitting Signals (Mixed Mode) Transceiver (Call Interruption) The ID of the Target Transceiver (GPS Base ID) Toggling the Encryption during Transmission between Enabled and Disabled Zone-channel Functioning in Emergency Mode TOT Pre-alert TOT Rekey Time...

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