Motorola TLKR T40 Walkie Talkie Manual

Motorola TLKR T40 Walkie Talkie Manual

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Motorola TLKR T40 Walkie Talkie Manual

Product Safety and RF Exposure for Portable Two-Way Radios

Before using this product, read the operating instructions for safe usage contained in the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with your radio.

Before using this product, read the RF energy awareness information and operating instructions in the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet to ensure compliance with RF energy exposure limits.

Package Contents

  • TLKR T40 Radio* (2 units)
  • Belt Clip (2 units)
  • TLKR T40 Owner's Manual

Radio Controls

Radio Controls

Preparing Your Radio


Display Indication

  1. Volume Level Indicator
  2. Transmit/Receive Indicator
  3. Keypad Lock Indicator
  4. Scan Indicator
  5. Battery Level Meter
  6. Channel Indicator

Installing the Battery

  1. Make sure your radio is OFF.
  2. To remove the battery compartment door, by pressing the tab at the bottom of the compartment door. Remove the door. Insert 3 AAA batteries into the battery compartment.
  3. Replace the battery compartment door.

Battery Level and Low Battery Alert

Indicates that the battery is fully charged.
Blinks when battery is low; replace batteries immediately.

Basic Radio Operations

Read this reference guide completely before attempting to operate the unit.

Turning Your Radio On/Off

Press and hold the MENU/ button to turn your radio ON/OFF.

Adjusting the Volume

Adjust the volume by pressing the and buttons.

Adjusting the Sound (Key Beeps)

Your radio emits a beep each time one of the buttons is pressed (except the PTT button).
Press and hold the button while turning the radio ON to switch the sound OFF.
To turn this sound ON, turn the radio OFF and ON again without pressing the button.

Selecting a Channel

In order to speak to someone, both your radios must be set to the same channel.
To select a channel:

  1. MENU/ button to enter Menu.
  2. or to the required channel.
  3. Press PTT button to confirm the selection.

Talking on Your Radio

  1. Hold your radio 5–8 cm from your mouth.
  2. Press and hold the PTT button while speaking. The appears on the display.
  3. Release the PTT button. You can now receive incoming calls. When you do, the appears on the display. To respond, repeat procedure from step 1.

Note: When you continue to transmit for 60 seconds, the radio emits TX Time Out tone and the icon flashes. The radio will stop transmitting.

  1. To enter the Menu, press the MENU/ button.
  2. Additional presses of the MENU/ buttonwill advance you through the Menu.
  3. To exit the Menu function, do one of the following:
    1. Press and hold the MENU/ button.
    2. Press the PTT button.
    3. Wait 10 seconds until the unit automatically returns to "Normal" mode.

Features on Your Radio

Call Tone

Your radio is equipped with a call tone.

To transmit a call tone, press the / button.

Channel Scan Mode

Enables your radio to scan for active channels. When activity is detected, your radio lands (stays) on that channel (for 2 seconds). To transmit on that channel, press the PTT button.
When activity on the landed channel ends, your radio continues scanning other channels.

To turn the channel scan ON:

  1. MENU/ to enter Menu. Advance until blinks.
  2. / to turn ON channel scan.

MENU/ or PTT to turn OFF Scan mode.

Key Lock

Press and hold / until appears to lock the keypad.

Press and hold / until disappears to unlock the keypad.

Monitor Mode

Enables you to listen for weak signals on the current channel. To turn the Monitor Mode ON:

  1. MENU/ button to enter menu. Advance through the menu until icon blinks.
  2. Press the / button for continuous listening. The icon continues to blink.

To turn the Monitor Mode OFF:
Press the MENU/ button to return to "Normal" mode. The icon stops blinking.

Roger Beep

Sounds to indicate the end of a PTT transmission. It can be heard through the speaker when Key Beep is on. It cannot be heard through the speaker if Key Beep is turned off.
Press and hold the button while turning the radio ON to turn the Roger Beep ON. Repeat the step to turn Roger Beep OFF.

Automatic Power Save

For better battery life, your radio is designed to switch to Power Save mode when there has been no transmissions after 3 seconds. The radio can receive transmissions in this mode.


Channels 8 PMR
Frequency 446.00625 - 446.09375 MHz
Power Source 3 AAA Alkaline Batteries
Range Up to 4 km*
Battery Life 16 Hours (under typical use conditions)

*Range may vary depending on environmental and/or topographical conditions.

Frequency Chart

Channel Freq. (MHz) Channel Freq. (MHz)
1 446.00625 5 446.05625
2 446.01875 6 446.06875
3 446.03125 7 446.08125
4 446.04375 8 446.09375

Warranty Information

The authorized Motorola dealer or retailer where you purchased your Motorola two-way radio and/or original accessories will honour a warranty claim and/or provide warranty service.
Please return your radio to your dealer or retailer to claim your warranty service. Do not return your radio to Motorola.
In order to be eligible to receive warranty service, you must present your receipt of purchase or a comparable substitute proof of purchase bearing the date of purchase. The two-way radio should also clearly display the serial number. The warranty will not apply if the type or serial numbers on the product have been altered, deleted, removed, or made illegible.

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