PMR 446 frequencies as authorized. The use of this two-way radio product involves the public airways and its use may be subject to local laws or regulations. Contact your radio licensing authority for more information.
OPERATION Battery Installation To Install or Replace Batteries: 1. Remove belt clip by releasing belt clip latch and sliding clip Up. 2. Pull down on the BATTERY DOOR LOCK TAB to remove the battery compartment cover. 3. Insert the rechargeable NiMH battery pack (part No. FA-BP) according to instructions indicated on battery pack.
OPERATION To Recharge the Rechargeable NiMH Battery Pack In Radio: 1. Attach the POWER SUPPLY to the charger base and plug it into an electrical socket. 2. Place the rechargeable NiMH BATTERY PACK (part No. FA-BP) in the battery compartment (see “Battery Installation”). 3.
OPERATION Radio Power To Turn Your Radio On: 1. Press and hold the POWER button until you hear a series of audible tones indicating that the radio is On. Your microTALK ® radio is now in LISTENING MODE, ready to receive transmissions. The radio is always in LISTENING MODE, except when the TALK, CALL or MODE buttons are pressed.
OPERATION Volume To Adjust the Volume: 1. Press the VOLUME UP or the VOLUME DOWN buttons. A triple beep sound is used to indicate that you have reached the minimum (1) or maximum (8) volume level. Call Button To Alert Another Person That You Are Calling: 1.
OPERATION Auto Squelch/Maximum Range Extender Your microTALK radio is equipped with Auto Squelch, which automatically ® shuts off weak transmissions and unwanted noise resulting from terrain, conditions, or from reaching your maximum range limit. You can temporarily turn Off Auto Squelch or turn On Maximum Range Extender, allowing all signals to be received and extending the maximum range of your radio.
OPERATION and MODE FUNCTIONS External Speaker/ Microphone Jack Your microTALK radio can be fitted with an optional ® external speaker/microphone (not included), freeing your hands for other tasks. NOTE: See “Optional Accessories” for accessory availability and ordering instructions. To Attach the External Speaker/Microphone: 1.
MODE FUNCTIONS CTCSS Privacy Codes CTCSS (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System) is an advanced tone coding system allowing you to select one of 38 privacy codes to reduce incoming transmissions from other users on the channel. NOTE: If you are using a privacy code, both radios must be tuned to the same channel and privacy code to communicate.
MODE FUNCTIONS To Set the VOX Sensitivity Level: 1. Press the MODE button until the VOX icon flashes and the current sensitivity level is displayed. The current sensitivity level is displayed with the letter “L” and a number 1 to 5, 5 being the most sensitive level and 1 being the least sensitive level.
MODE FUNCTIONS If you press the TALK button while scanning and not within ten (10) seconds of receiving a transmission, you will transmit on the channel on which you last received a transmission. This will return the radio to LISTENING MODE. If you do not press any button within ten (10) seconds, your radio will automatically resume scanning channels.
MODE FUNCTIONS During An Incoming Transmission, You Can Choose From The Following: a. Press and hold the TALK button to communicate on that channel/privacy code. Your radio will remain on that channel/privacy code and return to LISTENING MODE. b. Press the CHANNEL UP or CHANNEL DOWN button to resume scanning CTCSS privacy codes.
MODE FUNCTIONS 3. When your desired call setting is displayed: a. Press the MODE button to enter the new setting and proceed to other functions. b. Press the LOCK button to enter the new setting and return to LISTENING MODE. c.
MODE FUNCTIONS Dual Watch Dual Watch allows you to simultaneously monitor any two (2) Dual Watch Locations: Dual Watch Location 1 – is always the channel/privacy code displayed before you entered Mode Functions. See “Channels” and “CTCSS Privacy Codes” sections for further details. Dual Watch Location 2 –...
MODE FUNCTIONS To Turn Dual Watch On: NOTE: Dual Watch Location 2 must be programmed to turn Dual Watch on. 1. Set the first Dual Watch Location (channel/privacy code) you wish to monitor (see “Channels” and “CTCSS Privacy Codes” sections for further details). 2.
MODE FUNCTIONS To terminate Dual Watch: 1. Choose one of the following: a. Press the LOCK button to return to LISTENING MODE on either Dual Watch Location 1 or the last Dual Watch Location on which, during Dual Watch, you last received a transmission. b.
MODE FUNCTIONS "Roger Beep" Confirmation Tone Your listener will hear an audible tone when you release the TALK button. This alerts the other party that you have finished talking and that it is OK for them to speak. To Turn “Roger Beep” On or Off: When you turn On your microTALK time, “Roger Beep”...