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  • Page 1 APX™ TWO-WAY RADIOS APX 6000 / APX 6000Li MODEL 1 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Computer Software Copyrights..12 Declaration of Conformity......6 Documentation Copyrights...13 Important Safety Information..8 Disclaimer........14 Notice to Users (FCC and Getting Started....... 15 Industry Canada)......9 How to Use This Guide........15 Notations Used in This Manual......15 Software Version..........9 Additional Performance Enhancement..15 ASTRO 25 Enhanced Data....15 Dynamic System Resilience (DSR)..
  • Page 4 Intelligent Lighting Indicators......33 Alert Tones............ 34 Preparing Your Radio for Use..18 HAZLOC Battery Type Detection....38 Charging the Battery........18 Attaching the Battery ........18 General Radio Operation....40 Attaching the Antenna........19 Removing and Attaching the Accessory Selecting a Zone..........40 Connector Cover........19 Selecting a Radio Channel......
  • Page 5 Selective Call (ASTRO Emergency Find Me......53 Conventional Only)......45 Fireground............. 53 Responding to the Dynamic Entering Fireground Zone Channel Regrouping Feature (Trunking (Conventional)....... 54 Only)..........45 Responding to Evacuation Indicator... 55 Scan Lists............46 Tactical Public Safety (TPS) Viewing a Scan List......47 (Conventional Only)........
  • Page 6 Bluetooth Drop Timer......72 Selecting the Power Level....82 Pairing with Low Frequency- Controlling the Display Backlight..82 Motorola Proximity Pairing (LF- Locking and Unlocking the Controls... 83 MPP) Feature........ 73 Turning Voice Mute On or Off..... 83 Radio Indications of Lost Bluetooth Using the Time-Out Timer....83...
  • Page 7 Radio Care............ 88 Cleaning Your Radio......89 Limited Warranty......102 Proper Ways to Handle the Radio..89 Radio Service and Repair....90 MOTOROLA COMMUNICATION Battery Care..........90 PRODUCTS........... 102 Battery Charge Status......90 I. WHAT THIS WARRANTY COVERS Battery Recycling and Disposal..91 AND FOR HOW LONG:......
  • Page 8: Declaration Of Conformity

    Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc. Address: 1303 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, IL 60196-1078, U.S.A. Phone Number: 1-800-927-2744 Hereby declares that the product: Model Name: APX 6000/APX 6000Li conforms to the following regulations: FCC Part 15, subpart B, section 15.107(a), 15.107(d) and section 15.109(a) English...
  • Page 9 Class B Digital Device As a personal computer peripheral, this device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1 This device may not cause harmful interference, and 2 This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 10: Important Safety Information

    Radios which contains important operating instructions for safe usage and RF energy awareness and control for Compliance with applicable standards and Regulations. For a list of Motorola Solutions-approved antennas, batteries, and other accessories, visit the following website: Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio...
  • Page 11: Notice To Users (Fcc And Industry Canada)

    • Changes or modifications made to this device, not expressly approved by Motorola, could void the authority of the user to operate this equipment. Software Version All the features described in the following sections are supported by the software version R15.00.00 or later.
  • Page 12: Consignes De Sécurité Importantes

    Cet émetteur radio a été approuvé par Industrie Canada pour utilisation avec une antenne approuvée Cette radio ne doit être utilisée qu'à des fins par Motorola offrant le gain maximal autorisé et professionnelles. Avant d'utiliser la radio, lisez le l'impédance requise pour le type d'antenne indiqué. Il...
  • Page 13: Avis Aux Utilisateurs (Fcc Et Industrie Canada)

    • Les changements ou les modifications apportées à ce dispositif, non expressément approuvées par Motorola, peuvent annuler le droit de l'utilisateur à utiliser cet équipement. Version logicielle Toutes les fonctions décrites dans les sections suivantes sont prises en charge par la version R15.00.00 ou les versions ultérieures du logiciel de la...
  • Page 14: Computer Software Copyrights

    Motorola. Furthermore, the purchase of Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license under the copyrights, patents or patent...
  • Page 15: Documentation Copyrights

    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 16: Disclaimer

    However, no responsibility is assumed for inaccuracies. Furthermore, Motorola reserves the right to make changes to any products herein to improve readability, function, or design. Motorola does not assume any liability arising out of the applications or use of any product or circuit described herein;...
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    damage to the equipment if not carefully Getting Started observed. Note: How to Use This Guide An operational procedure, practice, or condition and so on, which is essential to This User Guide covers the basic operation of the emphasize. APX Portables. However, your dealer or system administrator may Additional Performance Enhancement have customized your radio for your specific needs.
  • Page 18: Crosstalk Prevention

    A maximum of four talkgroups SecureNet allows user to perform secured can be supported when Vote Scan channels are communications on an Analog or Motorola Data being used. Communication (MDC) channel. The MDC Over-the- Smart PTT is supported with this enhancement as...
  • Page 19: What Your Dealer/System Administrator Can Tell You

    Note: User Selectable Talkgroups are not compatible with this Conventional Talkgroup Enhancement. What Your Dealer/System Administrator Can Tell You Check with your dealer or system administrator for the correct radio settings, if the radio is to be operated in extreme temperatures (less than -30 °C or more than +60 °C).
  • Page 20: Preparing Your Radio For Use

    When removing the battery, ensure that the Note: radio is turned off. When charging a battery attached to a radio, turn the radio off to ensure a full charge. To charge the battery, place the battery (with or without the radio) in a Motorola-approved charger. English...
  • Page 21: Attaching The Antenna

    Note: Attaching the Antenna When removing the antenna, ensure that the radio is turned off. Ensure the radio is turned off before attaching the antenna. Removing and Attaching the Accessory 1 Set the antenna in its receptacle. Connector Cover 2 Turn the antenna clockwise to attach to the radio. The accessory connector is on the antenna side of the radio.
  • Page 22: Attaching The Belt Clip

    Attaching the Belt Clip 1 Align the grooves of the belt clip with those of the radio and press upward until you hear a click to attach the belt clip. 2 Rotate and lift the connector cover to disengage it from the radio.
  • Page 23: Turning On The Radio

    • If the power-up test is successful, you see a splash screen on the radio display, followed by Turning On the Radio the Home screen. 1 Rotate the On/Off/Volume Control Knob • If the power-up test is unsuccessful, you see ERROR XX/YY (XX/YY is an alphanumeric clockwise until you hear a click.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Volume

    2 To turn off the radio, rotate the On/Off/Volume 1 To increase the volume, rotate the On/Off/Volume Control Knob counterclockwise until you hear a Control Knob clockwise. click. 2 To decrease the volume, rotate this knob counterclockwise. Adjusting the Volume Ensure the radio is power on and the main speaker is pointed towards you for increased loudness and intelligibility, especially in areas with loud background...
  • Page 25: Identifying Radio Controls

    Identifying Radio Controls Radio Parts and Controls Antenna Top (Orange) Button Microphone Accessory Connector Battery Latch English...
  • Page 26: Programmable Features

    2–Position Concentric Switch Programmable Features 3–Position A/B/C Switch Any reference in this manual to controls that are preprogrammed means that a qualified radio technician must use the radio programming software 16–Position Select Knob to assign a feature to a control. On/Off/Volume Control Knob Your dealer can program the programmable buttons as shortcuts to radio functions or preset channels/...
  • Page 27 Remote Speaker Microphone cancels an emergency alarm or and Bluetooth headset. call. Bluetooth Keys up the Bluetooth Headset Internet Protocol Display the Internet Protocol Headset PTT microphone. Address (IP) address, device name and status of the radio. Bluetooth Clear Allows you to clear all pairing information for Bluetooth.
  • Page 28 separately programmed buttons Secure Toggles the Secure for four different features. Transmission On or Off when Transmission Select the Secure/Clear Strapping Private Line Overrides any coded squelch fields is set to Select for the (Conventional Defeat (DPL or PL) that is and Trunking) current channel and when the (Conventional...
  • Page 29: Assignable Settings Or Utility Functions

    banks (A, B ... X or Y) of 3 Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions zones. You can access various radio functions through a Assignable Settings or Utility Functions short or long press of the relevant programmable buttons. Locks or unlocks the Controls Lock programmable buttons, Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button...
  • Page 30 Press and hold down PTT button to talk. Release the PTT button to listen. The microphone is activated when the PTT button is pressed. • While a call is not in progress, the PTT button is used to make a new call. See Methods to Make a Radio Call on page 42 for more information.
  • Page 31: Identifying Status Indicators

    Received Signal Strength Indicator Identifying Status Indicators (RSSI) Status Icons The number of bars displayed repre- sents the received signal strength for the Selected icons are also shown on the first row of the current site, for trunking only. The more 112 x 32 pixel top monochrome display screen of stripes in the icon, the stronger the sig- your radio.
  • Page 32 Power Level Basic Zone Bank 1 L – Radio is set at Low power. A – Radio is in Zone 1. H – Radio is set at High power. B – Radio is in Zone 2. C – Radio is in Zone 3. Scan Radio is scanning a scan list.
  • Page 33: Led Indicator

    Bluetooth is currently connected to the Y – Contains Zone 73, Zone 74 and Zone 75. external Bluetooth device. ® Secure Operation The radio Wi-Fi network is connected. The number of bars displayed repre- On – Secure operation. sents the signal strength of the Wi-Fi signal.
  • Page 34 Blinking yellow Radio is receiving a secured transmission. Solid green Radio is powering up, or is on a non-priority channel while in the Scan List Programming mode. Blinking green Radio is receiving an individual or telephone call, or is on a Priority-Two channel while in the Scan List Programming mode.
  • Page 35: Intelligent Lighting Indicators

    Blinking blue at Radio is connected with at Solid blue Radio is powering up with least a device in Bluetooth Option Board error. heartbeat pace link. Note: Solid blue for two Bluetooth device is No LED indication when the radio receives a seconds connected.
  • Page 36: Alert Tones

    Backlight and Bar Notification When Color Critical Alerts The radio battery is low. The radio is out of range. The radio enters Failsoft mode. The radio is unable to establish a full connection with the system. The radio is unable to authenticate or register with the system. The radio lost GPS signal or GPS function fails.
  • Page 37 You Hear Tone Name Heard Short, Low- Radio Self Test Fail When radio fails its power-up self test. Pitched Tone Reject When an unauthorized request is made. Four seconds before time out. Time-Out Timer Warning No ACK Received When radio fails to receive an acknowledgment. Individual Call Warning When radio is in an individual call for greater than 6 seconds without any activity.
  • Page 38 You Hear Tone Name Heard A Group of Busy When system is busy. Low-Pitched Tones Short, Medium- Valid Key-Press When a correct key is pressed. Pitched Tone Radio Self Test Pass When radio passes its power-up self test. Clear Voice At beginning of a non-coded communication.
  • Page 39 You Hear Tone Name Heard Received Individual Call When Call Alert or Private Call is received. When a SmartZone trunking system fails. Site Trunking Short, High- Low-Battery Chirp When battery is below preset threshold value. Pitched Tone (Chirp) Two High- GPS Fails When the GPS signal is lost or when GPS fails.
  • Page 40: Hazloc Battery Type Detection

    You Hear Tone Name Heard Decremental- Bluetooth Unpaired When Bluetooth accessory is unpaired from the radio. Pitched Tone When Bluetooth accessory is disconnected from the radio. Bluetooth Disconnected A Group of Man Down Continuous When radio is in Man Down mode and prepares to transmit Very High- Tone Emergency Alarm when the timer of this alarm ends.
  • Page 41 the radio's FM or UL Manual for more information. Note: The radio does not display any indication when the radio is connected to the charger, when the radio and battery match, or when the radio certification type is configured as "None"...
  • Page 42: General Radio Operation

    a) Rotate the preprogrammed 16–Position General Radio Operation Select Knob to the desired channel. b) Press the PTT button to transmit on the Selecting a Zone displayed zone channel. Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call use this feature.
  • Page 43: Receiving And Responding To A Private Call (Trunking Only)

    • For ASTRO Conventional system, the LED lights Note: up solid yellow. The display shows the talkgroup With the inactivity timer enabled (optional), alias or ID, and the caller alias or ID. when there is no response from the receiving radio, the calling radio exits the call with Menu •...
  • Page 44: Methods To Make A Radio Call

    Note: • The 16-Position Select Channel Knob. With the inactivity timer enabled (optional), if Making a Talkgroup Call there is no response to the call after the timer expires, your radio exits the call with Menu To make a call to a group of users, your radio must Inactive Exit tone.
  • Page 45: Switching Between Repeater Or Direct Operation Button

    channel is an indication that the radio is not working Switching Between Repeater or Direct properly. This is not the case. Operation Button Digital technology quiets the transmission by The Repeater Operation increases the radio removing the noise from the signal and allows only coverage area by connecting with other radios the clear voice or data information to be heard.
  • Page 46: Monitoring Conventional Mode

    Monitoring Conventional Mode Your radio may be preprogrammed to receive Private- ® Line (PL) calls. 1 Momentarily press the Monitor button to listen for activity. The Carrier Squelch indicator appears on the display. 2 Press and hold the Monitor button to set continuous monitor operation.
  • Page 47: Advanced Features

    Responding to the Dynamic Regrouping Feature Advanced Features (Trunking Only) This feature allows the dispatcher to temporarily Advanced Call Features reassign selected radios to a particular channel where they can communicate with each other. This feature is Selective Call (ASTRO Conventional Only) typically used during special operations and is This feature allows you to receive a call from a enabled by a qualified radio technician.
  • Page 48: Scan Lists

    that you were using before the radio was dynamically channel, once the user has selected regrouped. the dynamic-regrouping position. Requesting a Reprogram (Trunking Only) Select Select-disabled radios cannot change This feature allows you to notify the dispatcher when Disabled channels while dynamically regrouped. you want a new dynamic regrouping assignment.
  • Page 49: Viewing A Scan List

    in your radio. These lists must be preprogrammed by One channel, regardless of traffic on non- a qualified radio technician. priority channels. • No icon indicates that the current channel is Viewing a Scan List deleted from the scan list. Turn the 16-Position Select Knob to view the members on the list.
  • Page 50: Deleting A Nuisance Channel

    This change remains in effect until scan is turned off. When the radio is locked onto the channel to be Scan then reverts to the preprogrammed (original) deleted, press the preprogrammed Nuisance setting. Delete button. Making a Dynamic Priority Change via the The radio continues scanning the remaining channels preprogrammed Dynamic Priority button: in the list.
  • Page 51: Receiving A Call Alert Page

    Note: • Silent Emergency Alarm This feature must be preprogrammed by a Check with your dealer or system administrator for qualified radio technician. more information on the programming of this feature. Receiving a Call Alert Page Only one of the Emergency modes above can be When you receive a Call Alert page, you hear four assigned to the preprogrammed Emergency button.
  • Page 52: Sending An Emergency Alarm

    The display shows EMERGENCY and the current • send alarm and/or make zone or channel. You hear a short medium- emergency call. pitched tone and the LED blinks red Non-Tactical/ The radio reverts to the momentarily. Revert for preprogrammed • The radio sounds a short low-pitched tone to Trunking emergency talkgroup to...
  • Page 53: Sending An Emergency Alarm With Emergency Call

    If successful, the display shows EMERGNCY on the pitched tone and the LED blinks red momentarily. current zone and channel. You hear a short, medium-pitched tone and the LED blinks red • You hear the radio sounds a short low-pitched momentarily.
  • Page 54: Sending A Silent Emergency Alarm

    • Press and release the PTT button to exit the 4 Release the PTT button to end the transmission Silent Emergency Alarm mode and enter and wait for a response from the dispatcher. regular dispatch or Emergency Call mode. 5 To exit Emergency Call, press and hold the Change of Channels during Emergency preprogrammed Emergency button for about a second.
  • Page 55: Emergency Find Me

    Sending an Emergency Alarm on page Press the pre-programmed Emergency button to Sending an Emergency Call (Trunking transmit the EFM beacon. Only) on page 50, Sending an Emergency Alarm with Emergency Call on page 51, or The receiving radio displays BEAC RX. Sending a Silent Emergency Alarm on page Fireground...
  • Page 56: Entering Fireground Zone Channel (Conventional)

    The radio helps to indicate your presence on the Entering Fireground Zone Channel (Conventional) scene if it is in the range of the Incident Commander 1 For Conventional radio systems: Upon powering command terminal, or trunking radio system. up, perform one of the following actions: Each Fireground Communication System radio •...
  • Page 57: Responding To Evacuation Indicator

    ergonomic (visual and audible) response for the 4 Perform one of the following actions: Tactical Alerts can be customized. • Press and hold the preprogrammed Volume Your radio sounds the audible response at the profile Set button to hear the volume set tone. Adjust maximum alert tone volume level.
  • Page 58: Using Tps Emergency Transmission

    • Press PTT button to transmit. Talk clearly into 1 Press the Emergency button to enter Emergency the microphone. Release PTT button to listen. Mode. • Receive and listen to call, the radio displays the You hear Emergency Beacon. caller’s name or ID. 2 Press PTT button to make Emergency Call.
  • Page 59 Consult your agent or qualified technician for 1 The radio senses the Man Down condition and more details. Pre-Alert Timer is initiated. 2 Man Down condition continues for the time Your radio automatically activates Emergency Alarm duration defined in the Pre-Alert Timer field. At the or Call when the radio achieves or passes a tilt angle end of this time, the radio alerts the user on the threshold or a combination of the angle threshold and...
  • Page 60: Pre-Alert Timer

    Note: Post-Alert Timer Emergency must be set up for this feature to This timer sets the amount of time the radio needs to operate. For details on operating the remain in the Man Down condition before the Emergency alerts, please see Emergency Emergency alarm is transmitted.
  • Page 61: Triggering Emergency

    Triggering Emergency Consult your agent or qualified technician for more details. When the user does not clear the Man Down condition and the Post-Alert Timer comes to an end, When the radio initiates Man Down Enhanced, you Emergency Alarm or call is triggered. The radio sends hear the Critical Man Down Continuous alert tone emergency message to units within the same from the radio speaker.
  • Page 62: Exiting Man Down Feature

    • The current alert tone is inhibited and is replaced Return the radio to the vertical position or shake with a different alert tone when you change to a the radio (when motion sensitivity is enabled). channel with Emergency and different Man Down configuration.
  • Page 63: Secure Operations

    The Secure/Clear switch only applies Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital when the radio is transmitting. encryption provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to decode any part of an Selecting Clear Transmissions encrypted message.
  • Page 64: Managing Encryption

    The display shows KEYLOAD, and all other radio If the “Ignore Secure/Clear Switch when Strapped” programming option is enabled, functions, except for power down, backlight, and the radio transmits without displaying any volume, are locked out. messages in the strapped mode of 2 Select the required keys and press the Menu operation, regardless of the Secure/Clear Select button directly below LOAD on the KVL.
  • Page 65 multikey option via the preprogrammed Top Side Programming Software. In addition, (Select) button and Top (Orange) button: you can have operator-selectable keys, operator-selectable keysets, a) Press and hold the Top Side (Select) button. and operator-selectable key b) While holding Top Side (Select) button down, erasure.
  • Page 66 operation upon receiving a rekey request from the Note: user. This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician. Check with your Press and hold the preprogrammed Rekey dealer or system administrator for more Request button to send the rekey request. information.
  • Page 67: Global Positioning System / Global Navigation Satellite System

    Companding Reduces the channel noise, e.g. The Random FM Noise Canceller OTA transmission, that is operates only in receive mode. predominantly present in UHF2 and 900 MHz channel with the following Global Positioning System / Global features. Navigation Satellite System Compressor Reduces the The Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) in the background noise...
  • Page 68: Gps Operation

    or in situations where you have not established a Even where location information can be calculated in clear broad view of the sky. such situations, it may take longer to do so, and your location estimate may not be as accurate. Therefore, Once GPS is enabled, the radio displays the GPS in any emergency situation, always report your icon on the screen.
  • Page 69: Gps Performance Enhancement

    GPS Performance Enhancement check with your nearest qualified technician for more details. Sometimes, the GPS feature may be unable to complete a location calculation successfully. You then Note: see a message indicating that your radio cannot If the receiving radio is operating in a Mixed connect to enough visible satellites.
  • Page 70: Trunking System Controls

    During failsoft operation, your radio transmits and Short location • PTT ID (This is optional.) receives in conventional operation on a coordinates • Longitude and latitude predetermined frequency. You hear a medium- pitched tone and the display shows FAILSOFT. Note: When the trunking system returns to normal If the transmitting radio is stale at its location operation, your radio automatically leaves failsoft...
  • Page 71: Site Trunking Feature

    When the radio finds a new site, it returns to the Home screen. The radio saves the new site lock state and returns to the Home screen. ® Mission Critical Wireless - Bluetooth This feature allows your radio to extend its functionality by connecting to external proprietary Motorola accessories. English...
  • Page 72: Turning On Bluetooth

    Note: Turning on the Bluetooth via the preprogrammed button: It is recommended to use Motorola proprietary Mission Critical Wireless (MCW) devices with a) Press the preprogrammed button to turn on the APX radios during Mission Critical operations Bluetooth. ® as other Bluetooth devices may or may not You hear a short, medium-pitched tone.
  • Page 73 See Pairing with Low and the user must re-pair the de- Frequency-Motorola Proximity Pairing vices. (LF-MPP) Feature on page 73 and • When the device loses Bluetooth Standard Pairing Feature on page 74.
  • Page 74: Bluetooth Drop Timer

    4 hours or 8 hours. To establish the Bluetooth Connection, see Pairing Do note there are exceptions for with Low Frequency-Motorola Proximity Pairing (LF- Operation Critical Wireless (OCW) MPP) Feature on page 73 or Standard Pairing...
  • Page 75: Pairing With Low Frequency

    The display shows PAIRFAIL. sight include trees, buildings, mountains, cars and Repeat this step. etc. For high degree of reliability, Motorola recommends The radio tries to establish connection with the device to NOT separate the radio and the accessory. once paired.
  • Page 76: Radio Indications Of Lost Bluetooth Connection

    <Device Type> UNPAIRED. Repeat this step to re-connect within 10 seconds, the blinking to re-initiate the pairing process. replaced by a persistent If the connection is successful, you hear an incremental-pitched tone. The display shows <Device Standard Pairing Feature Type> CONNCTED and the Bluetooth icon turns from Note: Bluetooth tones, Bluetooth menu and preprogrammed buttons must be...
  • Page 77 It is set to turn off by default. connecting process fails, the radio sounds a short, The radio only search for HSP devices and Motorola low-pitched tone. The display shows <Device MCW & OCW accessories. Radio filters out other Type>...
  • Page 78: Turning On The Bluetooth Audio

    • Keep holding the button although you hear You hear a short, medium-pitched tone. The display shows HDSET ON. a short, medium-pitched tone with the display shows momentary VISIBLE. This BT audio routing can be configured in CPS to indicates the visibility is turned on route the audio to Remote Speaker Microphone successfully.
  • Page 79: Adjusting The Volume Of The Radio From Bluetooth Audio Device

    a) Press the preprogrammed Bluetooth Audio a) Long press the preprogrammed Bluetooth Reroute button to route the audio from the On/Off button. headset to the radio. You hear a short, medium-pitched tone. The You hear a short, medium-pitched tone. The display shows PLS WAIT to indicate clearing is display shows SPKR ON.
  • Page 80: Over-The-Air Programming (Pop 25, Astro 25, Astro Conventional)

    If the pairing process is successful, you hear an Note: incremental-pitched tone from the radio. The radio To unpair the handheld after a successful begins to connect to the handheld. If the connection, follow the steps in Viewing and connecting process is successful, you hear an Clearing the Bluetooth Device Information.
  • Page 81: Responding To The Notification Of Upgrade

    Voice Announcement Low Disables the voice of the feature from announcing when the radio is receiving calls. This feature enables the radio to audibly indicate the You hear a voice announcement when the features current feature mode, zone or channel the user has below are preprogrammed in the radio.
  • Page 82: Site Selectable Alerts (Astro 25)

    Talkaround/Direct or Transmit Inhibit. The radio ensure they can still be heard clearly when announces the corresponding feature activation. played at reduced levels. Site Selectable Alerts (ASTRO 25) Wi-Fi ® A Site Selectable Alert (SSA) is an Intelligent Lighting This feature allows you to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
  • Page 83: Checking The Wi-Fi Configuration And Status Of The Radio

    Checking the Wi-Fi Configuration and Status of the Utilities Radio Using the Flip Display Long press the preprogrammed Wi-Fi button. This feature allows you to flip the content of the top ® The display shows the current status of the Wi-Fi display upside down.
  • Page 84: Selecting The Power Level

    The top display shows the status icons (A, B, C, D, Use the preprogrammed Transmit Power Level E or F) or the zone name based on the bank and switch to toggle the power level between low and switch position selected. high power.
  • Page 85: Locking And Unlocking The Controls

    Locking and Unlocking the Controls Using the Time-Out Timer You can lock the programmable buttons, switches, This feature turns off the transmitter of your radio. and rotary knobs of your radio to avoid inadvertent You cannot transmit longer than the preset timer entry.
  • Page 86: Using Conventional Squelch Operation Features

    The time-out timer restarts and the LED lights up Option Result solid red. Digital Carrier-Operated You hear any digital traf- Using Conventional Squelch Operation Features Squelch (COS) fic. This feature filters out unwanted calls with low signal Normal Squelch You hear any digital traf- strength or channels that have a higher than normal fic having the correct net- background noise.
  • Page 87: Digital Ptt Id Support

    Note: inhibited. The LED lights up solid yellow to indicate When this feature is active, the Carrier that the channel is busy. Squelch status indicator is displayed. The following table shows the variations of smart PTT: Digital PTT ID Support Mode Description This feature allows you to see the radio ID (number)
  • Page 88: Transmit Inhibit

    Note: Mode Description Acknowledgement of any messages required presses within the preprogram- from the radio is not transmitted if the Transmit med time limit. Inhibition is enabled. Enabling Transmit Inhibition Transmit Inhibit Press the Transmit Inhibit programmable button. This feature is available for APCO 25 trunking, Type II trunking and Conventional operations for all APX Note: radios.
  • Page 89 Note: If the user has disabled TX Inhibit via the softkey and then moves the switch to the position where TX Inhibit is enabled, the new value overwrites the menu value. The display shows Tx inhibit off. You hear a sequence of short, high-low tone (Transmit Inhibit Off tone) to indicate transmission is back to normal operation.
  • Page 90: Helpful Tips

    • (For APX 6000/APX 6000Li R Radios Only) Helpful Tips Your radio is designed to be submerged to a maximum depth of 6 feet, with a Radio Care maximum submersion time of 2 hours. Exceeding either maximum limit may result Caution: in damage to the radio.
  • Page 91: Cleaning Your Radio

    Avoid subjecting the radio to an excess of liquids. Caution: Do not submerge the radio unless it is ruggedized. Do not use solvents to clean your radio as (APX 6000/APX 6000Li R model) most chemicals may permanently damage the • Avoid subjecting the radio to corrosives, solvents radio housing and textures.
  • Page 92: Radio Service And Repair

    Battery Charge to those desiring reliable, continuous communications on a contract basis. For a contract service agreement, 76% to 100% full please contact your nearest Motorola service or sales representative, or an authorized Motorola dealer. 51% to 75% Battery Care...
  • Page 93: Battery Recycling And Disposal

    Battery Charge 10% or less (at 10%, the gauge begins blinking) Battery Recycling and Disposal In the U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the nationwide Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) program for battery collection and recycling. Many retailers and dealers participate in this program.
  • Page 94: Accessories

    Accessories The accessory link below is for APX radios. Not all accessories are FCC certified to operate with all APX models and/or bandsplits. Please refer to the specific APX radio price pages for a list of FCC certified accessories or contact your sales representative for accessory compatibility.
  • Page 95: Maritime Radio Use In The Vhf Frequency Range

    • distance to a well-known landmark Maritime Radio Use in the VHF • vessel course, speed or destination Frequency Range 5 State the nature of the distress. 6 Specify what kind of assistance you need. Special Channel Assignments 7 State the number of persons on board and the number needing medical attention, if any.
  • Page 96 • on ships subject to Part II of Title III of the 156.050 160.650 Communications Act, the radio must be capable of 156.100 160.700 operating on the 156.800 MHz frequency. • on ships subject to the Safety Convention, the 156.150 160.750 radio must be capable of operating: 156.200...
  • Page 97 156.900 161.500 156.325 160.925 156.950 161.550 67** 156.375 156.375 157.000 161.600 156.425 156.425 157.050 161.650 156.475 156.475 157.100 161.700 156.575 156.575 157.150 161.750 156.625 – 157.200 161.800 156.675 156.675 157.250 161.850 156.725 156.725 157.300 161.900 157.350 161.950 157.400 162.000 77** 156.875 –...
  • Page 98: Declaration Of Compliance For The Use Of Distress And Safety Frequencies

    maritime use when it operates on the distress and 157.225 161.825 safety frequencies specified in RSS-182 Section 7.3. 157.275 161.875 Technical Parameters for Interfacing External 157.325 161.925 Data Sources 157.375 161.975 RS232 SB9600 157.425 162.025 Input Volt- 3.6V Note: age (Volts Peak-to- * Simplex channels 3, 21, 23, 61, 64, 81, 82, peak)
  • Page 99: Glossary

    Feature that responds to the Automatic Registration Service presence of an RF carrier by opening or unmuting (turning ASTRO 25 Motorola standard for wireless on) a receiver’s audio circuit. A digital trunked communications. squelch circuit silences the ASTRO Motorola standard for wireless...
  • Page 100 operations of the trunked Digital Signal An RF signal that has a pulsed, repeaters. or discrete, nature, rather than a continuous nature. Channel A group of characteristics such as transmit/ receive frequency Dispatcher An individual who has radio pairs, radio parameters, and system management duties.
  • Page 101 Home screen The first display information Motorola Data Communication after the radio completes its Monitor Check channel activity by self test. pressing the Monitor button. If IV&D Integrated Voice and Data the channel is clear, you hear static. If the channel is in use, Key-variable loader: A device you hear conversation.
  • Page 102 is sent out on this same Push-To-Talk. The PTT button channel. engages the transmitter and puts the radio in transmit Operation Critical Wireless (send) operation when OTAR Over-the-air rekeying. pressed. Page A one-way alert, with audio The part of the general Radio Frequency and/or display messages.
  • Page 103 unwanted signals before they Trunking The automatic sharing of are heard in the speaker. communications paths between a large number of users (see Standby An operating condition whereby Conventional). the radio’s speaker is muted but still continues to receive Trunking Priority A scan list that includes data.
  • Page 104: Limited Warranty

    Product, or for operation of the Product with any MOTOROLA, at its option, will at no charge either ancillary equipment, and all such equipment is repair the Product (with new or reconditioned parts), expressly excluded from this warranty.
  • Page 105: Ii. General Provisions

    MOTOROLA offers the following optional extended and conditions. Repairs will be made only at the service contracts. designated MOTOROLA repair depot. Local services are not included. MOTOROLA will pay for outbound SERVICE FROM THE START (SfS) shipping via MOTOROLA'S normal shipping methods. COMPREHENSIVE Provides for extended hardware repair coverage II.
  • Page 106: Iii. State Law Rights

  • Page 107: Vi. Patent And Software Provisions

    Product for which it is specified. 2 that MOTOROLA will have sole control of the 8 Freight costs to the repair depot. defense of such suit and all negotiations for its...
  • Page 108: Vii. Governing Law

    Product. VIII. For Australia Only The foregoing states the entire liability of This warranty is given by Motorola Solutions Australia MOTOROLA with respect to infringement of patents Pty Limited (ABN 16 004 742 312) of Tally Ho by the Product or any parts thereof.
  • Page 110 MOTOROLA, MOTO, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2010–2016 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.

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