Motorola APX 6000 Manual

Motorola APX 6000 Manual

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  • Page 1 APX™ Two-Way Radios 1) Select/copy image from Photo Library 2) Insert and resize selected image to fill up this white area. 3) Right click on the image, “Order -> Send to Back”. 6000, Model 3...
  • Page 2 6000 CONTENTS - 1/4 FRONT COVER PREPARING YOUR RADIO FOR USE - Manual reconditioning CONTENTS - 1/4 PREPARING YOUR RADIO FOR USE - CONTENTS - 2/4 Initial Battery Charge CONTENTS - 3/4 PREPARING YOUR RADIO FOR USE - CONTENTS - 4/4 Attaching the Battery DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY PREPARING YOUR RADIO FOR USE -...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    6000 CONTENTS - 2/4 GENERAL RADIO OPERATION – 39 - 41 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS - Making a Talkgroup Call Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons - Status Icons GENERAL RADIO OPERATION - IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS - Repeater or Direct Operation LED Indicator ADVANCED FEATURES IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS - ADVANCED FEATURES -...
  • Page 4 6000 CONTENTS - 3/4 ADVANCED FEATURES - ADVANCED FEATURES - Scan Lists Trunking System Controls - Using the Site Trunking Feature ADVANCED FEATURES - Scan Lists - Viewing a Scan List ADVANCED FEATURES - Programming Over Project 25 (POP 25) ADVANCED FEATURES - Scan Lists - Editing the Scan List (Side Button) 89 - 90...
  • Page 5 6000 CONTENTS - 4/4 UTILITIES – 102 - 103 Accessing the General Radio Information UTILITIES – Voice Announcement Index...
  • Page 6 DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY 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: APX 7000 conforms to the following regulations: FCC Part 15, subpart B, section 15.107(a), 15.107(d) and section 15.109(a)
  • Page 7 6000 DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 8 This radio is restricted to occupational use only to satisfy FCC RF energy exposure requirements. Before using this product, read the RF energy awareness information and operating instructions in the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with your radio (Motorola Publication part number 6881095C99) to ensure compliance with RF energy exposure limits.
  • Page 9 This device may not cause harmful interference. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Changes or modifications made to this device, not expressly approved by Motorola, could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 10 No duplication or distribution of this document or any 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 purpose without the express written permission of Motorola.
  • Page 11 6000 GETTING STARTED This Interactive End User Toolkit (IEUTK) covers the basic operation of the APX 7000 Dual Display. However, your dealer or system administrator may have customized your radio for your specific needs. Check with your dealer or system administrator for more information. Adobe Flash player is required to run the demos included with this kit.
  • Page 12 6000 Getting Started The following special notations identify certain items: Example Description Home button Buttons and keys are shown in bold print or as an icon. Menu entries are shown similar to the way they appear on the radio’s display. Phone This means “Press the right side of the 4-way Navigation button.”...
  • Page 13 6000 Radio Parts and Controls Model 3 Antenna On/Off/Volume Control Knob 2-Position Concentric Switch* Microphone Zone A Main Display Chan 1 Chan Scan Menu Select Buttons Home Data Feature Button Button 4-Way Keypad Navigation Button * These radio controls/buttons are programmable. Index...
  • Page 14 6000 Radio Parts and Controls Microphone Main Speaker Top Side (Select) Button Accessory Scan On/Off Connector Push-to-Talk (PTT) Button Side Button 1 Battery Zone Up Side Button 2 Zone Down Battery Latch * These radio controls/buttons are programmable. Index...
  • Page 15 6000 Radio Parts and Controls 16-Position Select Knob 2-Position Concentric LED Indicator Switch Keypad Lock 3-Position A/B/C Switch Top Orange Button (Not programmed) Emergency On/Off/Volume Control Knob Top Display * These radio controls/buttons are programmable. Index...
  • Page 16 “hazardous atmosphere”. • DO NOT discard batteries in a fire. The Motorola-approved battery shipped with your radio is uncharged. Prior to using a new battery, charge it for a minimum of 16 hours to ensure optimum capacity and performance.
  • Page 17 6000 Preparing Your Radio - Charging the Battery Battery Charger To charge the battery, place the battery, with or without the radio, in a Motorola-approved charger. The charger’s LED indicates the charging progress. Single Unit Charger Multi Unit Charger Continued…...
  • Page 18 6000 Preparing Your Radio - Charging the IMPRES Battery IMPRES Adaptive Charger • IMPRES Monitors the usage pattern of the battery and, • IMPRES Stores that information in the battery, then • Performs a recondition cycle only when needed. • Will not overheat the battery regardless of how long it is left in the charger.
  • Page 19 6000 Charge Indicator Lights Charge Indicator Description Single Flash Green Charger has successfully powered up. Steady Red Battery is in rapid charge mode. Flashing Green Battery has completed rapid charge (>90% available capacity). Battery is in Top-Off charge (Trickle Charge) and requires approximately 1 hour. Steady Green Battery has completed charging and is fully charged.
  • Page 20 6000 Preparing Your Radio - Charging the IMPRES Battery NOTE: Automatic Reconditioning of the Battery: Toward the end of the rapid charge cycle (STEADY RED indication), the battery voltage When the IMPRES battery is properly inserted exceeds the normal operating voltage of the radio. into the charger, the charger determines if it is Voltage returns to a normal level following the appropriate to recondition the battery.
  • Page 21 6000 Preparing Your Radio - Charging the IMPRES Battery Manually Terminating Reconditioning: At any time during the reconditioning process (STEADY YELLOW indication), remove and 5 seconds reinsert the battery within . This causes the charger to terminate the reconditioning process and begin the charging process.
  • Page 22 6000 Preparing Your Radio - Charging the IMPRES Battery Initial Battery Charge: Must be in an IMPRES Adaptive Charger to properly calibrate the IMPRES battery and enable the Smart Energy features. This process is indicated by a STEADY YELLOW indicator light. The process is automatic and includes an initial reconditioning and then begins charging upon completion of this process.
  • Page 23 6000 Preparing Your Radio for Use  Attaching the Battery With the radio turned off, slide the battery into the radio’s frame until side latches click into place. To remove the battery, turn the radio off. Squeeze the release latches on the bottom of the battery until the battery releases from the radio.
  • Page 24 6000 Preparing Your Radio for Use  Attaching the Antenna With the radio turned off, set the antenna in its receptacle and turn clockwise to attach it to the radio. Antenna To remove the antenna, turn the antenna counterclockwise. Make sure you turn off the radio first. Index...
  • Page 25 6000 Preparing Your Radio for Use  Attaching the Accessory Connector Cover The accessory connector is located on the antenna side of the radio. It is used to connect accessories to the radio. Note: To prevent damage to the connector, shield it with the connector cover when not in use.
  • Page 26 6000 PREPARING YOUR RADIO FOR USE  Using the Carry Holder To remove the radio from the carry holder, place the tip of Position the radio within the your fingers on the ledge of the carry holder and push at the carry holder with the main bottom of the radio until the radio is released from it.
  • Page 27 6000 Preparing Your Radio for Use  Turning On the Radio Rotate the On/Off/Volume Control Knob clockwise until you hear a click. If the power-up test is successful, you see SELFTEST on the radio’s display momentarily, followed by the Home screen.
  • Page 28 6000 Preparing Your Radio for Use  Adjusting the Volume To increase the volume, turn the On/Off/Volume Control Knob clockwise. To decrease the volume, turn this knob counterclockwise. Note: Ensure that the main speaker is pointed towards you for increased loudness and intelligibility, especially in areas with loud background noises.
  • Page 29 6000 Identifying Radio Controls  Programmable Features Any reference in this manual to a control that is “preprogrammed” means that the control must be programmed by a dealer or qualified radio technician using the radio‘s programming software, in order to assign a feature to that control.
  • Page 30 6000 IDENTIFYING RADIO CONTROLS  Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions You can access various radio functions through one of the following ways: • A short or long press of the relevant programmable buttons. • Use the Menu Select Buttons ( Using the Menu Select Buttons The Menu Select Buttons allow to access the menu entries of features.
  • Page 31 6000 Identifying Radio Controls Using the Navigation Buttons Home Button button returns you to the Home (default) screen. In most cases, this is the current mode. For selected radio features, the button is also used to save user-edited radio settings or information before returning you to the Home screen.
  • Page 32 6000 Identifying Radio Controls  Using the Keypad Model 3 You can use the 3 x 4 alphanumeric keypad 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.
  • Page 33 6000 Identifying Radio Controls Keypad Characters – Lowercase Mode Number of Times Key is Pressed & " Toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase mode, and lowercase mode. Space Toggle between numeric and letter mode. Index...
  • Page 34 6000 Identifying Radio Controls Keypad Characters – Numeric Mode Number of Times Key is Pressed & " Space Toggle between numeric and letter mode. Index...
  • Page 35 6000 Identifying Radio Controls Keypad Characters – Hexadecimal Mode Number of Times Key is Pressed Not applicable Not applicable Index...
  • Page 36 6000 Identifying Radio Controls  Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button The PTT button on the side of the radio serves two basic purposes: • While a call is in progress, the PTT button allows the radio to transmit to other radios in the call. Press and hold down PTT button to talk.
  • Page 37 6000 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS  Status Icons Direct The 240 x 320 pixel front liquid crystal display (LCD) of your • On = Radio is currently configured for direct radio-to- radio shows radio status, text entries, and menu entries. The radio communication (during conventional operation top two display rows contain color icons that indicate radio only).
  • Page 38 6000 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS View/Program Mode Radio is in the view or program mode. • On steady = View mode. • Blinking = Program mode. Secure Operation • On = Secure operation. • Off = Clear operation. • Blinking = Receiving an encrypted voice call. Data Activity Data activity is present.
  • Page 39 6000 Identifying Status Indicators  Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons Status Icons (Receiving) The following icons appear on the radio’s display for TMS features: Request Reply • The “Request Reply” feature is toggled on before the message is sent. • Messages in the Inbox folder are flagged with “Request Inbox Full Reply”.
  • Page 40 6000 Identifying Status Indicators TMS Menu Options Menu Option Description/Function Back Brings you back to the previous screen. Deletes all messages. Deletes a message or text. Edit Brings you to the edit screen. Exit Exits to the Home screen. Returns to the previous screen. Optn Brings you to the Options main screen.
  • Page 41 6000 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS  LED Indicator The LED indicator shows the operational status of your radio. Index...
  • Page 42 6000 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS – Solid red Radio is transmitting. – Blinking red Radio is transmitting at low battery condition. – Rapidly blinking red Radio has failed the self test upon powering up or encountered a fatal error. – Solid yellow (Conventional Only) Channel is busy.
  • Page 43: Intelligent Lighting Indicators

    6000 Identifying Status Indicators  Intelligent Lighting Indicators This feature temporary changes the backlight of the display screen and the keypad, and adds a color bar to the main display screen to help signal that a radio event has occurred. Note: This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician.
  • Page 44 6000 Identifying Status Indicators Orange Green Emergency Alerts Critical Alerts Call Alerts Index...
  • Page 45 6000 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS You Hear Tone Name Heard Short, Low-Battery Chirp When battery is below preset threshold value. High-Pitched Tone (Chirp) Play Gurgle Dynamic Regrouping (When the PTT button is pressed) a dynamic ID has been received. Talk Permit (When PTT button is pressed) verifying system accepting transmissions.
  • Page 46: Alert Tones

    6000 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS  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. You Hear Tone Name Heard Short,...
  • Page 47 6000 IDENTIFYING STATUS INDICATORS You Hear Tone Name Heard Short, Valid Key-Press When correct key is pressed. Medium-Pitched Radio Self Test Pass When radio passes its power-up self test. Tone Priority Channel Received When activity on a priority channel is received. Emergency Alarm Entry When entering the emergency state.
  • Page 48: General Radio Operation

    6000 General Radio Operation  Selecting a Zone  Selecting a Radio Channel  Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call Receiving and Responding to a Talkgroup Call Receiving and Responding to a Private Call (Trunking Only)  Making a Radio Call Making a Talkgroup Call Index...
  • Page 49: Fleetmap

    6000 Fleet Map (Sample) Index...
  • Page 50: Selecting A Zone - Side Button

    6000 General Radio Operation  Selecting a Zone (Side Buttons) A zone is a group of channels. Procedure: Press the preprogrammed Zone Up (Side Middle Button) or Zone Down (Side Bottom Button) buttons to the required zone. ZONE UP ZONE DOWN Index...
  • Page 51: Selecting A Zone - Menu

    6000 General Radio Operation  Selecting a Zone (Menu) A zone is a group of channels. Use the following procedure to select a zone. Procedure: to Zone. Menu Select Items Nuis Prfl Zone 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Zone. ScnL Mute Batt to the required zone.
  • Page 52: Selecting A Radio Channel

    6000 General Radio Operation  Selecting a Radio Channel A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as 16-Position Select Knob transmit/ receive frequency pairs. Use the following procedure to select a channel. Procedure: 1. Turn the preprogrammed 16-Position Select knob to the desired channel.
  • Page 53: Using Mode Select Feature - Saving A Zone And Channel To A

    6000 GENERAL RADIO OPERATION  Using Mode Select Feature Saving a Zone and Channel to a Button Mode Select allows a long press to save your radio’s current zone and channel to a keypad button; then once programmed, the short-press of that button or soft key jumps the transmission to the saved zone and channel.
  • Page 54 6000 GENERAL RADIO OPERATION  Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call Once you have selected the required channel and/or zone, you can proceed to receive and respond to calls. The LED lights up solid red while the radio is transmitting. In conventional mode, the LED lights up solid yellow when the radio is receiving a transmission.
  • Page 55 6000 General Radio Operation  Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call Receiving and Responding to a Talkgroup Call To receive a call from a group of users, your radio must be configured as part of that talkgroup. Procedure: When you receive a talkgroup call (while on the Home screen), depending on how your radio is preprogrammed: 1 ASTRO Conventional Only: The LED lights up solid yellow.
  • Page 56 6000 General Radio Operation  Receiving and Responding to a Private Call 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 others in the current talkgroup. The calling radio automatically verifies that the receiving radio is active on the system and can display the caller ID.
  • Page 57 6000 General Radio Operation  Making a Radio Call You can select a zone, channel, subscriber ID, or talkgroup by using: • The preprogrammed Zone switch • The Channel Selector Knob • A preprogrammed One Touch Call button • The Contacts list (see Viewing Details of a Contact) Index...
  • Page 58 6000 GENERAL RADIO OPERATION BEST PRACTICES: HIGH NOISE ENVIRONMENTS AND THE DIGITAL DIFFERENCE To minimize or eliminate the impact of background noise when using digital radios: 1. Place the microphone 1-2 “ from your mouth. 2. Place the microphone facing your mouth. (Microphone performance is maximized when the audio is coming directly into the microphone and not entering the microphone from the side or back.)
  • Page 59 6000 GENERAL RADIO OPERATION  Making a Radio Call Making a Talkgroup Call To make a call to a group of users: Talkgroup/Channel Select Procedure: Turn the 16-Position Select Channel Knob to select the On/Off/Volume channel with the desired talkgroup. Control Knob Press the PTT button to make the call.
  • Page 60 6000 GENERAL RADIO OPERATION  Repeater or Direct Operation 16-Position Select Knob The REPEATER operation increases the radio’s range by connecting with other radios through a repeater. The transmit and receive frequencies are different. The DIRECT or “talkaround operation” allows you to bypass the repeater and connect directly to another radio.
  • Page 61 6000 Advanced Features   Advanced Call Features Scan Lists Using the Talkgroup Call Feature (Conventional Viewing a Scan List Operation Only) Editing the Scan List Selecting a Talkgroup Changing the Scan List Status Using the Dynamic Regrouping Feature (Trunking Only) ...
  • Page 62 6000 Advanced Features  Advanced Call Features Using the Dynamic Regrouping Feature (Trunking Only) This feature allows the dispatcher to temporarily reassign 2 Press the PTT button to talk. selected radios to a single special channel so they can Release PTT button to listen. communicate with each other.
  • Page 63 6000 Advanced Features  Advanced Call Features Using the Dynamic Regrouping Feature (Trunking Only) Classifying Regrouped Radios The dispatcher can classify regrouped radios into either of Model 3 two categories: Select Enabled or Select Disabled. • Select-enabled radios are free to change to any available channel, including the dynamic-regrouping channel, once the user has selected the dynamic- regrouping position.
  • Page 64 6000 Advanced Features  Contacts This feature provides “address-book” capabilities on your Note. For Berks County, the contact list is set up only to radio. Each entry corresponds to an alias (name) or ID help display the calling radio Alias. A total of 500 default records are added to the “Unified Call List”...
  • Page 65 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Contacts Viewing Details of a Contact Procedure: to Cnts. Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The entries are alphabetically sorted. to the entry you want to view. Menu Select Items Contact 01 Nuis Prfl Zone Page Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn.
  • Page 66 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Contacts Adding a New Contact Entry Procedure: Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok once you have entered the name. to Cnts. Press the Menu Select button directly below Cncl to return Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. to the previous screen.
  • Page 67 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES to Type 1. Press the Menu Select button directly below Edit. to the required mode. Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok. Use keypad to enter or edit the existing system IDs. to [Add Number]. Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to add a new number.
  • Page 68 6000 Advanced Features  Contacts Deleting a Contact Entry Procedure: to Cnts. 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The entries are alphabetically sorted. to the entry you want to delete and press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. to Delete and press the Menu Select button Contact 01 Page...
  • Page 69 6000 Advanced Features  Contacts Adding a Contact to a Call List Procedure: to Cnts. 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The entries are alphabetically sorted. to the entry you want to add to call list and press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. to Add to CallLst and press the Menu Contact 01 Page...
  • Page 70 6000 Advanced Features  Contacts Removing a Contact from a Call List Procedure: to Cnts. 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The entries are alphabetically sorted. to the entry you want to delete and press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. to Rm frm CallLst and press the Menu Contact 01 Page...
  • Page 71 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Contacts Editing a Contact (Entry Alias and Entry ID) Entry Alias and Entry ID can be edited. Press the Menu Select button directly below Edit. The display shows Edit name and a blinking cursor Procedure: appears. Use the keypad to enter the name.
  • Page 72 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Contacts Editing a Contact (Call Type) Procedure: Press the Menu Select button directly below Done to save your changes and return to the main screen for to Cnts. Contacts. Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The entries are alphabetically sorted.
  • Page 73 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Scan Lists Scan lists are created and assigned to individual channels/groups. Your radio scans for voice activity by cycling through the channel/group sequence specified in the scan list for the current channel/group. Your radio supports different types of Scan Lists: •...
  • Page 74 6000 Advanced Features  Scan Lists Viewing a Scan List Procedure: to ScnL. 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below ScnL. to view the members on the list. 4 Press to exit the current display and return to the Home screen.
  • Page 75 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Scan Lists Editing the Scan List (Side Button) This feature lets you change scan list members and priorities. Procedure: [Preprogrammed Button] 1 Long press the preprogrammed Scan button (side button). SCAN to the entry you want to edit. 3 Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to add and/ or change the priority of the currently displayed channel in the scan list.
  • Page 76 6000 Advanced Features  Scan Lists Editing the Scan List (Menu) Procedure: to ScnL. 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below ScnL. The display shows the lists that can be changed. to the entry you want to edit. 4 Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to add and/ or change the priority of the currently displayed channel in the scan list.
  • Page 77 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES Priority Status Below the Sel, Del, and Rcl screen, press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to view and/or change the priority status of the currently displayed channel. Below the Sel, Del, and Rcl screen, press the Sel button one or more times to view and/or change the scan list status icon of the currently displayed channel.
  • Page 78 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Scan Turning Scan On or Off This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels. Procedure: [Preprogrammed Button] SCAN On/Off To Turn Scan On: Press and release the preprogrammed Scan button (Top Side Button) to turn scan on.
  • Page 79 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Scan Deleting a Nuisance Channel If a channel continually generates unwanted calls or noise (termed a “nuisance” channel), you can temporarily remove the unwanted channel from the scan list. This capability does not apply to priority channels or the designated transmit channel.
  • Page 80 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Scan Restoring a Nuisance Channel Procedure: To restore the deleted nuisance channel, do one of the following: • Turn the radio off and then turning it on again. SCAN On/Off • Stop and restart a scan via the preprogrammed Scan button or menu.
  • Page 81 6000 Advanced Features  Call Alert Paging Receiving a Call Alert Page This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. Even if other users are away from their radios, or if they are unable to hear their radios, you can send them an individual Call Alert page.
  • Page 82 6000 Advanced Features  Emergency Operation The Emergency feature is used to indicate a critical situation. If the Top (Orange) button is preprogrammed to send an emergency signal, this signal overrides any other communication over the selected channel. Your radio supports the following Emergency modes: •...
  • Page 83 6000 Advanced Features  Emergency Operation Sending an Emergency Call (Trunking Only) This feature gives your radio priority access on a channel. Your radio supports the following Emergency modes: 2 Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from your mouth.
  • Page 84 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Text Messaging Service (TMS) Receiving Text Messages This feature allows you to receive text messages Procedure: [Preprogrammed Button] Press the Data Feature Button Inbox Compose to Inbox to view messages. Draft The Inbox can hold up to thirty (30) messages. Sent While on the view message screen, press the Menu Exit...
  • Page 85 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Text Messaging Service (TMS) Deleting Text Messages Deleting a Text Message Deleting All Text Messages Procedure: Procedure: From the Inbox, Draft, or Sent screen: From the TMS feature screen, to scroll through the messages. to Inbox or Sent. Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to delete Press the Menu Select button directly below Clr to select the current message.
  • Page 86 Secure radio operation provides the highest commercially available level of voice security on both trunked and conventional channels. Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to decode any part of an encrypted message.
  • Page 87 6000 Advanced Features  Trunking System Controls Using the Failsoft System The failsoft system ensures continuous radio communications during a trunked system failure. If a trunking system fails completely, the radio goes into failsoft operation and automatically switches to its failsoft channel.
  • Page 88 6000 Advanced Features  Trunking System Controls Going Out of Range When your radio goes out of the range of the system, it can no longer lock onto a control channel. Procedure: 1 A low-pitched tone sounds. AND/OR The display shows the currently selected zone/channel Zone A Chan 1 combination and Out of range.
  • Page 89 6000 Advanced Features  Trunking System Controls Using the Site Trunking Feature If the zone controller loses communication with any site, that site reverts to site trunking. The display shows the currently selected zone/channel combination and Site trunking. Note: When this occurs, you can communicate only with other radios within your trunking site.
  • Page 90 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Programming Over Project 25 (POP 25) This feature enables configuration data to be upgraded to your radio over-the-air. This feature retains full use of the radio during the configuration data transfer without interrupting communication. The upgrade pauses to give priorities to voice call, and continues after the voice call ended.
  • Page 91 6000 ADVANCED FEATURES  Programming Over Project 25 (POP 25) Responding to the notification of Upgrade Procedure: The display shows Upgrade?. Press the Menu Select button below Acpt to accept the request to upgrade immediately. The display shows Upg Rx In Prog to indicate the upgrade received is in progress.
  • Page 92 6000 UTILITIES Viewing the Recent Calls ............Selecting a Radio Profile ............Enabling and Disabling the Radio Alias ......Locking and Unlocking the Keypad and Controls ..... Turning Keypad Tones On or Off ......... Using the Time-Out Timer ............. Using the Digital PTT ID Feature .......... IMPRES™...
  • Page 93 6000 UTILITIES  Viewing the Recent Calls This feature allows you to view the recent incoming and outgoing call information of the following call types: • Call Alert • Private Call • Emergency Call (Incoming Only) Index...
  • Page 94 6000 UTILITIES  Viewing the Recent Calls Procedure: [Menu] to Rcnt. Press the Menu Select button directly below Rcnt to access the Recent Calls feature screen. Menu Select Items to scroll through the list. Nuis Prfl Zone ScnL Mute Batt Info Rcnt Cnts Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to return to...
  • Page 95 6000 UTILITIES  Selecting a Radio Profile his feature allows you to manually switch the visual and audio settings of the radio. There are three profiles that the users can check: Normal Env. Loud Env. Search/Surveil Menu Select Items Nuis Prfl Zone ScnL Mute Batt Info...
  • Page 96 6000 UTILITIES  Selecting a Radio Profile Procedure: to Prfl. Press the Menu Select button directly below Prfl to access the Profiles feature screen. to scroll through the menu selections. Menu Select Items Nuis Prfl Zone Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to select ScnL Mute Batt the required radio profile.
  • Page 97 6000 UTILITIES  Enabling and Disabling the Radio Alias This feature allows you to display or hide the radio alias (name). Procedure: to MyID. Press the Menu Select button directly below MyID. Menu Select Items Nuis Prfl Zone The display momentarily shows Radio ID off, and the ScnL Mute Batt radio alias disappears from the Home screen.
  • Page 98 6000 UTILITIES  Locking and Unlocking the Keypad and Controls You can lock your radio’s keypad, programmable buttons and MFK to avoid inadvertent entry. Keypad Check with your dealer or qualified technician for best Lock/Unlock selection to suite your usage. Procedure: Toggle the preprogrammed Keypad Lock button to on.
  • Page 99 6000 UTILITIES  Turning Keypad Tones On or Off You can enable and disable keypad tones, if needed. Procedure: [Preprogrammed Button] Press the preprogrammed Keypad Mute button to turn the tones off or on. The display momentarily shows Tones off, indicating that the keypad tones are disabled.
  • Page 100 6000 UTILITIES  Using the Time-Out Timer This feature turns off your radio’s transmitter. You cannot Press the PTT button to re-transmit. transmit longer than the preset timer setting. The time-out timer restarts and the LED lights up solid red. If you attempt to do so, the radio automatically stops your transmission, and you hear a talk-prohibit tone.
  • Page 101 6000 UTILITIES  Using the Digital PTT ID Feature This feature allows you to see the radio ID (number) of the radio from whom you are currently receiving a transmission. Talkgroup/Channel Select This ID, consisting up to a maximum of eight characters, can be viewed by both the receiving radio and the dispatcher.
  • Page 102 6000 UTILITIES  Utilities Battery Annunciation This feature displays the current capacity and charges cycles of your battery when a IMPRES Battery is powering your radio. The information shown are: • – Rated Capacity Percentage of current battery capacity. • –...
  • Page 103 6000 UTILITIES  Accessing the General Radio Information Your radio contains information on the following: Accessing the Radio Information • Radio Information • IP Display This feature displays the following information of your radio: • Control Assignments • • Host Version DSP Version •...
  • Page 104 6000 UTILITIES Follow the procedure to view the information; Procedure: [Menu] to Info. Press the Menu Select button directly below Info. to required information. Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. The display shows the Information screen. Menu Select Items to scroll through the various information.
  • Page 105 6000 UTILITIES  Voice Announcement This feature enables the radio to audibly indicate the current feature mode, Zone or Channel the user has just assigned. This is typically useful when the user is in a difficult condition to read the content shown on the display. The features which Voice Announcement supports are: •...

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