Motorola TETRA MTH800 Feature User Manual

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    MTH800 TETRA Handportable Terminal Feature User Guide 6802972C35-O 11/08/2004...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Powering On with Transmit Inhibit (TXI) Active ... . . 12 Unlocking the MTH800 ....... 12 Locking/Unlocking the Keys/Buttons .

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    Emergency Button ......19 Function Keys ........19 Speaker Control Key .

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    Group Scrolling Configuration ......35 Activating/deactivating Scanning ..... . . 36 Making a Group Call .

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    Calling a Number in a Message ....49 Receiving a Private Call ......49 Making a Private PPC (Preemptive Priority Call) .

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    GPS Location Services ......Enhancing GPS Performance ......62 GPS Icon .

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    Setting Up the Data Function ..... . 83 Setting Group Audio ......84 Setting Tones .

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    Selecting Your Network ......101 Selecting Trunked Mode ......102 Selecting Direct Mode .

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    Quick Reference Guide ......139 © Motorola Inc., 2004 MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

  • Page 11: Safety Information, General Safety Information, Copyright Information

    Copyright Information The Motorola products described in this manual may include copyrighted Motorola computer programs stored in semicon- ductor memories or other mediums. Laws in the United...

  • Page 12: Product Specific Information

    Motorola, except for the normal non-exclusive royalty-free licence to use that arises by oper- ation of the law in the sale of a product.

  • Page 13: Getting Started, How To Use This Guide

    “Setting the Display’s Working Language” on page 83. How to Use this Guide This guide describes the MTH800 features as setup and pre- programmed at the factory. Your Service Provider or your organisation may have customised your MTH800 to optimise its use for your individual needs.

  • Page 14: Installing The Battery

    Example Description Status Delivered Information appearing on the MTH800 display is shown in special print. Indicates a prompt or message configured by <User Defined> your Service Provider. A Note contains additional information which is relevant to the item feature. Installing the Battery 1.

  • Page 15: Replacing The Battery, Charging The Battery

    The MTH800 displays the Charger Connected message only if the MTH800 is On when connecting the charger. If the MTH800 is Off, the display shows an icon of the battery in charging. The Battery icon shows the charging status (see below).

  • Page 16: Battery Capacity Information, Battery Maintenance

    The performance of the rechargeable battery delivered with your terminal depends on the way the battery is treated. Therefore, to comply with the Motorola warranty for batteries and to assure high performance and a long life cycle of your Motorola rechargeable battery, please read and follow the maintenance rules stated below.

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    Motorola replacement. In order to ensure maximum life from your battery, do not place the handset and/or battery in the charger, unless you really want to charge the battery.

  • Page 18: Attaching The Antenna

    Attaching the Antenna Turn the MTH800 Off before installing or removing the antenna. Insert the bottom of the antenna into the screw-in base on the top of the MTH800. Turn counter clockwise until snug. Do not force. Turn counter-clockwise to attach...

  • Page 19: Controls And Indicators

    3. Top Microphone 19. Earpiece 4. External Antenna Connector 17b. Programmable (back of the MTH800) Side Key (at the side of the MTH800) 5. Alphanumeric 18. PTT Side Key Display (at the side of the MTH800) 17a. Programmable 6. Menu Key...

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    Menu Key Used to enter the main menu and the context sensitive menu. On-Off/End//Home Key Press and hold to turn the MTH800 On/Off. Press to end calls. Press to return to the Home display (idle screen). Audio Accessory Connector (At the side of the MTH800)

  • Page 21: Powering On/off (on-off/end/home Key)

    Press and hold to enter Emergency mode, and send Emergency Alarms (as programmed). Press and hold to start an Emergency Private Call (half-duplex or full-duplex). When the MTH800 is Off, press and hold to power on in Emergency Operation or in standard mode (as programmed).

  • Page 22: Powering On (emergency Button), Powering On With Transmit Inhibit (txi) Active, Unlocking The Mth800

    Inhibit. W A R N I N G Press the Yes key to deactivate the TXI Mode. If the MTH800 was previously used in Trunked Mode, it will register to the network. If the MTH800 was previously used in Direct Mode, it will remain in Direct Mode.

  • Page 23: Locking/unlocking The Keys/buttons, Selecting Your Network, How To Hold Your Mth800

    The Emergency button is not locked. Pressing the Emergency button unlocks all keys. Selecting Your Network Before you start operating your MTH800, you can select the network you want your MTH800 to be registered to. For detailed information, see “Networks” on page 101.

  • Page 24: Use In High Audio (group And Private Calls), Lapel/shoulder Use, Speakerphone Use

    Listen via the terminal's internal speaker. Speakerphone Use Place the MTH800 30 to 60 centimetres away from you. In a noisy environment, you may want to move the MTH800 closer to you for better transmission.

  • Page 25: The Display, Home (idle) Display, Status Icons

    No Service Scan Indicates scanning is activated in the MTH800. Data Connected Displayed when the MTH800 is successfully connected to an external device and ready for data transfer. Data Transmit/Receive Displayed when the MTH800 is transferring data to/receiving data from the external device (laptop or desktop PC).

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    Indicates that the MTH800 will vibrate to alert you of an incoming call. Vibrate and Ring Indicates that the MTH800 will vibrate and ring to alert you of an incoming call. Speaker Off (Low Audio) Indicates that the audio will sound through the earpiece. (See detailed explanation of Speaker Control Key.)

  • Page 27: The Led Status Indicator, Key, Knob, And Button Overview, Soft Keys, Menu Key

    • The menu (when there is no on-going activity). The MTH800 menus allow you to control your MTH800 set- tings. Menus are organised in a hierarchy. See “List of Menu Items” on page 71. The menu options provide...

  • Page 28: Rotary Knob

    • The context sensitive menu (when icon is on) to view a list of items for the current menu. Examples of Menu and Sub-menus: The example below shows how to setup the Vibrate function in the terminal. 1st Sub-menu 2nd Sub-menu 3rd Sub-menu Main Menu Setup...

  • Page 29: Emergency Button, Function Keys

    Powering Off also unlocks a locked Rotary knob. Emergency Button Press and hold this button to enter Emergency Operation. When the MTH800 is powered down, press and hold this button to power On in Emergency Operation (if configured by your Service Provider).

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    Programmable Numeric Keys The MTH800 supports the one-touch feature that allows you to select/activate commonly used features by pressing and holding a numeric key. Your Service Provider should program the numeric keys with the relevant features. The following table lists the programmable features and their availability in specific MTH800 states/modes.

  • Page 31: Speaker Control Key, Aliases (names)

    To use the one-touch feature: • Press and hold the required numeric key for a few sec- onds. • Your MTH800 will display the number and act according to the programmed feature. Speaker Control Key Press to activate the earpiece (low audio) or speaker (high audio), depending on the menu settings.

  • Page 32: Screen Saver, Home Display Text Message

    The message is displayed when your Optns Contcs MTH800 is idle. The message will stay on your MTH800 display until a new message is received. If configured by your Service Provider, your MTH800 will display an internal Home display until another message is...

  • Page 33: Terminal Disable/enable, Selecting Tmo Or Dmo Operation, General

    While your MTH800 is disabled, it will look and act like it is turned Off. If you try to turn your MTH800 On, when it is disabled, it will operate as described above. If your MTH800 is found, your Service Provider can re- enable it.

  • Page 34: Entering Tmo Or Dmo, Tmo Calls

    (and vice-versa) through a gateway device. To use that feature, please enable the gateway option in your MTH800 (see “Making a DMO Group Call via Gateway” on page 43). In DMO it is only possible to place Group calls and Emergency Group Calls.

  • Page 35: Dmo Calls, Making Calls, Modifying The Type Of Call, Receiving Calls

    You can make and receive Group Calls when the MTH800 operates in Direct Mode (DMO). This includes Emergency Group Calls. The MTH800 returns to the Home display when there is no activity for a few seconds. Making Calls See the relevant sections in the user guide.

  • Page 36: Preemptive Calling

    Your MTH800 will alert you of an incoming call depending on the setting you selected in the Vibrate menu option (see page 81) and the Tones menu option (see page 85). During message editing, you will be alerted of an incoming Group/Emergency/Broadcast Group Call if configured by your Service Provider.

  • Page 37: Receiving An Emergency Group Call During A Call, Receiving A Private Ppc During A Call

    Receiving an Emergency Group Call during a Call The MTH800 receives the Emergency Group Call, drops the on-going non-emergency voice call, and connects to the Emergency Group Call. <Any> in Use Emgcy In Use ID:David Talkgroup 1 Optns Receiving a Private PPC during a Call...

  • Page 38: Broadcast Call, Ambience Listening (al)

    Broadcast Call The Broadcast Group Call (also called Site Wide Call) is a high-priority group call from the console operator (or dispatcher) to all Group In Use users located at one or more sites. The David Broadcast terminals are configured to monitor a Optns Broadcast Call, but the users cannot talk back.

  • Page 39: Cancelling A Call, Using In-call Features

    To activate speakerphone, press Spkr. The display shows Speaker ON. Place the MTH800 30 to 60 cm away from you. In a noisy envi- ronment, you may want to move the MTH800 closer to you for better transmission.

  • Page 40: Local Area Service

    • Any call in progress is dropped upon entering Local Area Service mode. If configured by your Service Provider, this message/alert is periodically repeated to remind you that the MTH800 is still operating in Local Area Service mode. The following features are available while the MTH800 is in Local Area Service: •...

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    Exiting Local Area Service When the link with the central network controller is re- established, the MTH800 exits Local Area Service and the following occurs: • the MTH800 sounds a tone • any call in progress during Local Area Service is dropped.

  • Page 42: Tmo Group Call, General

    Sales, Service, Electricians, Talkgrp10). Talkgroups are divided into folders. Each folder may contain several talkgroups. For ease of use, your MTH800 also provides the ability to: • Perform an alphabetical search of the talkgroup aliases. Scroll through the entire talkgroup list.

  • Page 43: Dual Microphone Feature, Selecting A Group

    Provider should advise what talkgroups are associated with which Announcement Talkgroup. Your MTH800 will always monitor the Group Calls in the ATG scan list. To place an Announcement Call, you must first select the specified Announcement Talkgroup as advised by your Service Provider, otherwise you will only be able to participate when an Announcement Talkgroup is received.

  • Page 44: Using The Rotary Knob, Using The Navigation Key, Using Alphabetic Search, Using Folder Search

    Using the Rotary Knob (If configured by your Service Provider) From the Home display, press shortly on the Rotary knob and rotate until the requested group appears. Group selection occurs: • After a time-out, • Or, by pressing Select (if configured by your Service Pro- vider).

  • Page 45: Selecting A Folder, Using The Navigation Key, To Select A Folder, My Groups" Folder

    Selecting a Folder You can select a folder by using one of the following: • the Rotary knob (if configured by your Service Provider) • the navigation key Using the Navigation Key When using the navigation key to select a folder, press Select to confirm the selection.

  • Page 46: Activating/deactivating Scanning, Making A Group Call

    • Stay in folder—when the folder end is reached during group scrolling, further scrolling restarts the folder group list. To move to the next Folder, you should select it. For example: Folder 1 has Group11 and Group12. Folder 2 has Group21 and Group22. Select Folder 1: Group11, Group12, Group11,Group12 will appear during scrolling.

  • Page 47: Receiving A Group Call, General

    Receiving a Group Call General Unless it is engaged in a call, your MTH800 will receive the Group Call.To answer the call, press and hold PTT. Your MTH800 shows the Group name and the caller’s private number or name if previously stored in your contact list.

  • Page 48: Receiving A Group Call In Idle Screen With Scan Off

    Receiving a Group Call in Idle Screen with Scan Off You can receive a group call from the selected talkgroup or from the associated ATG only. Your MTH800 will receive the Group Call. Group In Use ID: David Receiving a Group Call in Idle Screen with...

  • Page 49: Receiving A Group Call During An On-going Group Call, Receiving An Emergency Group Call

    MTH800 transmission radiation. Radiation of the MTH800 is only suppressed if the TXI Mode is acti- vated or the MTH800 is separated from power supply. In TXI Mode the MTH800 will not transmit under any circum- stances, except for the Emergency Call, which can be initi- ated even if the MTH800 is in TXI Mode.

  • Page 50: Dynamic Group Number Assignment (dgna), Dgna Reception With Notification Message

    MTH800. Your Service Provider can gather some Talkgroups under one Super- group and transmit it to your MTH800 as a DGNA. In such a case, you will be able to participate in calls to/from all the groups in the Super- group.

  • Page 51: Dgna Reception Without Notification Message

    • Once you exit the DGNA notification screen, select one of the newly added groups as explained on see page 33. If the DGNA message is received to delete all Talkgroups, your MTH800 will display the following: All Talkgroups Deleted...

  • Page 52: Dmo Group Call, General, Dual Microphone Feature, My Groups" Folder

    DMO Group Call General In DMO, the MTH800 can be used without your Service Provider’s infrastructure. Direct Mode allows communication with other terminals also operating in Direct Mode, which are on the same frequency and talkgroup as your MTH800. In DMO it is only possible to place Group Calls and Emergency Group Calls.

  • Page 53: Selecting The My Groups Folder, Adding/deleting Groups From The My Groups Folder, Selecting A Group

    Selecting the My Groups Folder From the Home display, press to quickly access the folder. Adding/Deleting Groups from the My Groups Folder For more information, see “My Groups (TMO/DMO)” on page 95. Selecting a Group See the Group Call section, page 32. Selecting a Folder See the Group Call section, page 32.

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    Gateway icon will flash until the terminal Select Back finds an available gateway. • Specific: the MTH800 will use a specific gateway for that talkgroup. Upon selecting “Specific”, you will see one of the following displays: • The selected gateway address (e.g.:...

  • Page 55: Receiving A Dmo Group Call

    DMO call with gateway. The Gateway icon will be solid. Receiving a DMO Group Call You can receive a DMO Group Call only when your MTH800 is in DMO. Your MTH800 will display the caller’s private number or alias, and the talkgroup name.

  • Page 56: Receiving An Emergency Group Call, Transmit Inhibit, Exiting Dmo

    Receiving a Group Call (via Gateway) Group In Use Group In Use Group In Use Folder 1 ID:124 ID: David Optns Optns Optns Without alias and Private ID Private ID Private ID without alias with alias The display shows the ID of the TMO caller. Press to select a new gateway type (see page 44).

  • Page 57: Private Call, General, Dual Microphone Feature, Making A Private Call

    For operating the MTH800 in RF sensitive areas, see “Trans- mit Inhibit” on page 39. While Transmit Inhibit is activated, an incoming Private Call is indi- cated, but it is not possible to answer the call.

  • Page 58: Other Ways Of Dialing, Dialing Via Contact List, Short Number Dial, Recent Calls List

    Press Contcs and search the stored number by scrolling ) or by entering the first character of the contact name. If no name is stored under a letter, the MTH800 automatically searches for- ward, alphabetically, until the next name is found. If more than one name in the list begins with the same letter, scroll to view other names.

  • Page 59: One-touch Dial, Calling A Number In A Message, Receiving A Private Call

    See “Calling a Number in a Message” on page 109. Receiving a Private Call 1. The MTH800 switches to the incoming Private Call. The display shows the caller’s identity. 2. To answer an incoming half-duplex call, press PTT. To answer an incoming full-duplex call (indicated by Spkr/Earpc keys), press 3.

  • Page 60: Call Queuing

    The MTH800 will remain in queue for a pre-programmed period of time. If the resources become available, the call will proceed. If there are no resources after a certain period of time, the MTH800 will end the call.

  • Page 61: Phone And Pabx Calls, General, Dual Microphone Feature, Making A Phone Or Pabx Call

    In this publication we use “phone number” when referring to these numbers. Both calls have the same dialing features. For operating the MTH800 in RF sensitive areas, see “Transmit Inhibit” on page 39. While Transmit Inhibit is activated, an incoming Phone or PABX Call is indicated, but it is not possible to answer the call.

  • Page 62: Dialing Via The Contact List, Other Ways Of Dialing, Speed Dial, One-touch Dial

    If no name is stored under a letter, the MTH800 searches forward, alpha- betically, until the next name is found. If more than one name in the list begins with the same letter, scroll to view other names.

  • Page 63: Dtmf Overdial, Recent Calls List, Calling A Number In A Message

    Calling a Number in a Message See “Calling a Number in a Message” on page 109. Answering a Phone or PABX Call 1. The MTH800 switches to the incoming Phone/PABX Call. 2. To answer the incoming call, press or any other key if programmed (except Home/End/On-Off key).

  • Page 64: Emergency Operation, General, Dual Microphone Feature, Entering Tmo Or Dmo, Important Information, Emergency In Tmo

    Operation the MTH800 should not be within the RF sensitive area any longer! • The MTH800 interrupts the AL call when you press the Emergency but- ton. • For call alerts, see settings in the Vibrate menu option (page 81) and the...

  • Page 65: Changing Folder Or Group, Entering Or Exiting Emergency Mode

    The Emergency Mode allows you to use the PTT to transmit with Emergency priority (by either initiating an Emergency Group Call or requesting emergency transmit priority). After entering Emergency Mode, you may send an Emergency Alarm (if configured) and then start the Emergency Group Call and activate Hot Microphone (if configured).

  • Page 66: Sending An Emergency Alarm

    Your MTH800 will send an Emergency Alarm to the dispatcher (if configured by your Service Provider): • Automatically, upon entering Emergency Mode. • If you press the Emergency button while the MTH800 is in Emergency Mode. • If you change group while in Emergency Mode.

  • Page 67: Making An Emergency Group Call, Hot Microphone Feature

    Group Call. Hot Microphone Feature If the Hot Microphone feature was programmed into your MTH800 by your Service Provider, you can make an Emergency Group Call without the need to press and hold the PTT. The following will happen upon entering Emergency Mode: 1.

  • Page 68: Making An Emergency Private Call, Receiving An Emergency Group Call

    Optns message will be displayed. For Mic During this pending time the MTH800 microphone is not active until the Emgcy Mic On message is displayed again. Receiving an Emergency Group Call A terminal in TMO receives an Emergency Group Call to the selected group, associated ATG (Announcement Talkgroup), or scanned group.

  • Page 69: Receiving An Emergency Private Call, Modifying The Type Of Call, Emergency In Dmo, General

    Receiving an Emergency Private Call • The tallker’s identity is displayed when the terminal receives the half-duplex call. • When the terminal receives the call, the display will show and the caller’s identity. Emergency Prvt In Use • If configured by your Service Provider, the screen back- ground will be red.

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    Changing Folder or Group Proceed as explained in the Group Call section, page 32. Making an Emergency Group Call To initiate or answer a call: • Enter Emergency Mode by pressing the Emergency but- ton. • Press and hold PTT. •...

  • Page 71: Gps Location Services

    GPS Location Services Your terminal’s GPS Location feature uses information from Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the approximate geographical location of your terminal. The availability and accuracy of this location information (and the amount of time that it takes to calculate it) will vary depending on the environment in which you are using the terminal.

  • Page 72: Enhancing Gps Performance

    • When your GPS antenna is covered (for example, by your hand or other object) or facing the ground • n temperature extremes outside the operating limits of your terminal Even where location information can be calculated in such situations, it may take longer to do so. Therefore, in any emergency situation, always report your location to your dispatcher.

  • Page 73: Gps Icon, Gps Enable/disable

    • Stand still. If possible, stand still until your terminal is fin- ished determining your location. Moving your terminal at a walking pace while your terminal is calculating your approximate location may substantially decrease GPS performance. • In a car. When using the GPS feature in a car, position your terminal so that the GPS antenna has good access to GPS signals.

  • Page 74: Entering Gps Location Service, Viewing Your Position

    Entering GPS Location Service To enter the GPS sub-menu, press Location select More...> Location: Position Interface • Position provides the actual position infor- Testpage mation. Select Back • Interface allows you to enable/disable the GPS location service. • Testpage provides the actual satellite information. Scroll to your selection and press to access the next Select...

  • Page 75: Gps Test

    It may take your terminal several minutes to complete the process of determining your location. During this time, a message usually appears on your terminal’s display stating: • Insufficient Visible Satellites, or • Insufficient Visible Data For tips on getting the best location calculation, see “Enhancing GPS Performance”...

  • Page 76: Entering The Test

    In most cases, your terminal will be able to get a fix in strong satellite signal conditions with outdated almanac data, but it may take longer. When you make an Emergency Call, your terminal does not rely upon the almanac to determine your location. Entering the Testpage The Testpage provides GPS information (such as the number of satellites used, the strength of each one, etc.).

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    Power 1. From the main menu, and select More...> Lo- press cation > Testpage > Power. 2. Scroll to your selection and press Select to access the next display. This displays a list of satellites. Scroll to your selection and press Select to access the data for each satellite: •...

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    Satellite Mode indicates which parameters are valid upon input. The remaining parameters are ignored. On output, the Mode indicates which parameters have been measured or calculated. The possible parameters are: • Doppler • Doppler Uncertainty • Code Phase • Code Phase Uncertainty •...

  • Page 79: The Menu, To Enter The Menu Items, To Return To The Previous Level

    The Menu To Enter the Menu Items You can enter the menu items during a call. If you are viewing a menu when a new call starts, the terminal will exit the menu. 1. Press 2. Scroll to the required item, press Select or to select.

  • Page 80: To Exit The Menu Items, Menu Icons

    To Exit the Menu Items Press Your MTH800 may exit if no key presses are detected for a time-out period. Menu Icons The following icons make it easy to identify the menu items at first glance. Menu Icon Description Main Menu Items/Context Sensitive Menu...

  • Page 81: List Of Menu Items

    List of Menu Items New Message Messages Inbox Templates Predefined Send Status <New Contact> Contacts <Name 1> <Name 2> Security PIN Protect Change Code Keylock Air Encrypt K Validity SCK Validity Vibe & Ring Vibe Only Ring Calls Ring Only Setup Vibrate Vibe &...

  • Page 82

    List of Menu Items (Cont’d) Group Audio Setup Always Loud (cont’d) Spkr Cntrl Tones Keypad Tone All Tones Talk Permit No Tone Short Tone Normal Tone Clear to send Tone On Tone Off Flip Display [On/Off] Text Size [Zoom/Standard] Screen Saver [Auto/Disabled] Display Backlight [Auto/Disabled] Wallpaper [On/Off]...

  • Page 83

    List of Menu items (Cont’d) More... (cont’d) <Time> N:<Latitude> E:<Longitude> H:<Altitude> Location Sats Used:<Tracked satellites> Position Interface Testpage <Time> N:<Latitude> E:<Longitude> H:<Altitude> Sats Used:<Number of satellites used> B:<Bearing> Position HS:<Horizontal Speed> LC:<Level of Confidence> <1 Satellite> <Satellite PRN> <2 Satellite> <Satellite Status>...

  • Page 84: Messages, Contacts, General, Contact Icons

    Messages Refer to “Messages” on page 104 for details. Contacts General Contacts stores Private, Phone, and PABX numbers. Each Contacts entry can store several numbers. A Contacts entry contains: • A name—A name is required if you are storing more than one number to the entry;...

  • Page 85: Creating A Contact

    Contact Icon Description PABX Number Other Phone Number Pickers Indicate more than one number is stored with the contact. Creating a Contact Contacts 1. From the Home display, press Contcs. [New Contact] David Select [New Contact]. Or - from the main menu select 2255 Contacts.

  • Page 86: Editing A Contact, Deleting A Number, Deleting A Contact, Checking Capacity

    Editing a Contact 1. From the contact list, scroll to the entry you want to edit. 2. Press to enter Contacts. Select Edit. The entry de- tails screen displays. 3. Follow the instructions in “Creating a Contact” on page 75 to edit the various fields.

  • Page 87: Security, Pin Protect

    Security sub-menu and shows the active setting: Off. To unlock the MTH800 after powering on, enter the code at the prompt. The MTH800 enters the Home display. If you fail to enter the correct code, the following message will...

  • Page 88: Change Code

    —You are prompted to try again. After Incorrect Code Entered failing, your MTH800 will be blocked. Please check with your Service Provider how many failed attempts are allowed. How to unblock the MTH800 The display shows You send or receive calls an Unit Blocked Emergency Call.

  • Page 89: Locking/unlocking The Keypad, Air Encryption On/off

    Call encryption provides service confidentiality between you and the system. If encryption is on and you receive a clear call (unencrypted), the MTH800 will display a Call & Data Not Encrypted message. You cannot manually disable Air Encryption (if fitted) from the menu. This sub-menu only indicates if Air Encryption is enabled at that moment.

  • Page 90: Encryption Key Deletion, K Validity

    From the main menu, select Security > K Validity K (Key) is a secret key the infrastructure uses to authenticate the MTH800 in the system. It is part of the authentication that provides service confidentiality between your MTH800 and the system.

  • Page 91: Sck Validity, Setup, Entering The Setup Sub-menu, Setting The Vibrate Feature

    SCK (Static Cipher Key) is a secret key the infrastructure uses to encrypt call and data in the system. Air interface encryption provides service confidentiality between your MTH800 and the system. Your MTH800 should be provided with a set of SCKs. To verify SCK validity, press .

  • Page 92: Setting The Ring Style

    Select Back Setting the Ring Style Ring Style This sub-menu allows you to set the British incoming call ring style. Your MTH800 Style 2 Style 3 features nine selectable ring styles. French German From the main menu, select Setup >...

  • Page 93: Setting The Volume, Setting The Display's Working Language, Setting Up The Data Function

    Setting Up the Data Function You can connect the MTH800 to an external device (such as a laptop or desktop PC). The MTH800 will then be capable of transmitting and receiving data from the external device.

  • Page 94: Setting Group Audio

    The Data Transmit/Receive icon is displayed to indicate data is being transferred to/received from the external device. The MTH800 ends the AL call and the microphone is closed when the MTH800 is in one of the following states: • Entering the out-of-service area •...

  • Page 95: Setting Tones

    Back to exit. When all tones are disabled, your MTH800 switches into covert mode, and all audio is routed to the earpiece, instead of the speaker for low audio operation. Remember to disable this feature, when your covert operation is...

  • Page 96: Display Features

    Done • Flip Display—flips the display upside down. • Text Size—sets size of text on the display. • Screen Saver—covers the MTH800 display after the MTH800 stays idle for a pre-programmed period of time (if configured by your Service Provider).

  • Page 97: Setting The Display's Vertical Flip

    When this feature is activated, the content of the display is flipped upside down.The feature is particularly useful for a user who has to wear the MTH800 on shoulder, belt, or lapel and at the same time wishes to read the display upside down.

  • Page 98: Setting The Text Size, Setting The Screen Saver

    Scrolling down and up using the navigation key Done Change Done Change Done Change Wallpaper: Wallpaper: Wallpaper: Auto Backlight: Auto Backlight: Auto Backlight: Saver Screen Saver Screen Saver Screen Stand.. Size: Text Stand.. Size: Text Stand.. Size: Text Display: Flip Display: Flip Display:...

  • Page 99: Setting The Backlight, Setting The Wallpaper

    The menu options will display the Screen Saver if your Service Provider pre-programmed this feature. Setting the Backlight Your MTH800 has 2 backlight settings: Auto Any key press turns the backlight on. The backlight remains on until the pre-programmed timer runs out.

  • Page 100: Setting The Contrast, Entering More, Entering Group Setup, Entering Scan

    Setting the Contrast 1. From the main menu, select Setup > Display > Contrast. 2. Press Change. 3. Use the left and right navigation keys to change the con- trast. Press Ok. 4. Press Done to exit. Entering More... Main Menu From the main menu, select More This Messages...

  • Page 101: Setting Group Scanning

    This sub-menu allows you to activate/deactivate the scanning of a list of pre-defined groups programmed in the MTH800. The MTH800 will join any group call as long as this group is defined in the scan list and scan is turned on.

  • Page 102: Viewing The Active Scan List

    Selecting a List with Scanning Off 1. Select SelectList. 2. To select a list other than the highlighted one, scroll and press Select. The display shows (for example) the Scan List 1 Selected message. The Network List Your terminal can scan (and attach) to a list belonging to another infrastructure than the Dimetra infrastructure: •...

  • Page 103: Editing Scan Lists

    Then, the display will show the Scan Lists sub-menu. Scan Lists Scan List 1 2. Scroll to the required list and press View Network List to see the groups that belong to the list. 3. Scroll to the required group and press View Back View to view the group status (attached...

  • Page 104

    • To all groups from the selected scan list, press Clear Yes. You will be prompted to remove all groups from the selected scan list. • a group to the selected scan list. Every added group (including a favourite group) comes with its folder, its name or number, and its priority (if pre-programmed).

  • Page 105: My Groups (tmo/dmo), Selecting A Group From My Groups, Adding A Group To My Groups

    My Groups (TMO/DMO) My Groups This sub-menu allows you to select/edit Select your favourite group list. Edit List Selecting a Group from My Groups Select Back From the main menu, select More > Group Setup > My Groups > Select. (If the folder is empty, add groups.) 2.

  • Page 106: Deleting All Groups From My Groups, Viewing/modifying Personal Information, Recent Calls

    To modify the displayed phone number, press Edit. Edit the number and select to confirm The new phone number does not modify the MTH800 number in the system. Recent Calls You can view the history of all calls: • Dialed Calls...

  • Page 107: Viewing Recent Calls, Storing Recent Calls To Contacts

    A number dialed more than once, will appear only once in the list. Upon receiving a missed call notification, the MTH800 will display the missed calls prompt. 1 missed call When a call is received during an active call, the number is written to the missed calls list.

  • Page 108: Deleting Recent Calls, Calling From Recent Calls

    A call that was missed or received without a calling number, will be stored in the list as “unknown”. You cannot start a call to such a number. 2. After completing the call, the MTH800 will exit the re- ceived/missed/dialed list.

  • Page 109: Shortcuts, Help On Creating A Menu Shortcut, Creating Menu Shortcut, Viewing The Menu Shortcut List

    Shortcuts Use shortcuts to access frequently-used menu items. Help on Creating a Menu Shortcut Shortcuts 1. From the main menu, select More > [New Entry] Shortcuts. 1) More 2) Setup 3) Details... 2. Select [New Entry] and read the first 4) Group Call page of instructions.

  • Page 110: Deleting Shortcuts, Shortcut Display Messages, Menu Shortcut Use

    To modify a menu setting or create a new shortcut from this step, highlight the menu option and select GoTo. Otherwise, go to Step 3. 3. Press and select Edit. 4. After a few seconds, you will be prompted to confirm the newly created shortcut.

  • Page 111: Networks, Entering The Networks Sub-menu, Selecting Your Network

    If configured by your Service Provider, this sub-menu allows you to select manually the network from the allowed network list you want your MTH800 to be registered to. 1. From the main menu, select More > Networks > Net- works Sel > Select Net 2.

  • Page 112: Selecting Trunked Mode, Selecting Direct Mode, Setting Transmit Inhibit (txi) Mode

    3. Return to the Home display. The display shows the net- work ID or alias. It is up to your Service Provider to ensure your own MTH800 identity is allowed to register on other networks in your list. Some groups may not be available on other networks.

  • Page 113

    To activate the TXI Mode: 1. From the main menu, select More > Networks > TXI Mode 2. Select Activate. The MTH800 will sound the “Transmit Inhibit” tone. The dis- play shows in the first row and the solid amber LED TXI Mode indicates the TXI Mode.

  • Page 114: General, Messages, Sending A Text Message

    The predefined templates are programmed into your MTH800 by your Service Provider. The user defined templates are Inbox messages or, new Outbox messages that you choose to store in your MTH800 memory. User defined messages may also be programmed into your MTH800.

  • Page 115: Receiving Messages, Displaying Long Text Messages

    Inbox automatically. You will hear the “New Mail Received” alert tone when a new message is received while your MTH800 is engaged in a call (if configured by your Service Provider). • For message alert, see settings in the Vibrate menu option (page 81) and the Tones menu option (page 85).

  • Page 116: Entering The Messages Sub-menu, New Message, Creating A Message, Sending The Message

    Scroll to your selection and press Select Predefined Send Status access the next display. Select Back Your MTH800 can receive calls while in the Messages sub-menu. New Message Creating a Message 1. From the main menu, select Messages Edit > Message...

  • Page 117: Using The Inbox, Inbox Icons, Entering The Inbox

    After sending the message, your MTH800 will return to the templates list or to the message editor screen. It is recommended to wait for the message acknowledge before sending a new message. Using the Inbox The inbox list contains new or old incoming text messages.

  • Page 118: Reading A Message In The Inbox, New Message Received, Handling Messages

    Reading a Message in the Inbox 1. Scroll to the message. 2. Press Read. New Message Received If you press Back, you dismiss the <animation> message. You can access the message 1 New Message later from the inbox. 1. Select to read the entire message.

  • Page 119: Calling A Number In A Message

    • Select Forward. This invokes the edit screen. The old message body serves as the default message. Press PTT to initiate a call. Enter the recipient’s number and press PTT to call. • Select Refresh to re-order the inbox list and see new mes- sages (if any).

  • Page 120: User Defined Templates, Predefined Templates

    Predefined Templates Predefined Predefined mail templates are templates that 1) My IP address... 2) Meeting at... are programmed into your MTH800 by your 3) Register ABC 27 Service Provider. You are allowed to perform limited edit operations of the predefined Select...

  • Page 121

    1. From the main menu, select Messages > Predefined. first template in the predefined template list is displayed (if no predefined template exist, the message will be displayed). No Predefined 2. Scroll through the list and select the required template. Press o enter the Predefined Menu and select one of the following options:...

  • Page 122: Sending A Status Message To A Group, Targeted Status

    3. After sending the message, your MTH800 will return to the predefined template list or to the message editor screen. It is recommended to wait for the message acknowledge before sending a new message. Sending a Status Message to a Group 1.

  • Page 123

    Wait for the delivery report before sending a new status. If you enter the status menu from a busy talkgroup, audio is momentarily suspended to allow transmission of your status message. If an Emergency call is received, the MTH800 immediately joins the Emer- gency call.

  • Page 124: Writing Text, Selecting The Text Entry Mode

    Writing Text Selecting the Text Entry Mode Text entry modes make it easy for you to enter names, numbers, and messages. In the text entry screen, select >Entry Mode, and then select one of the following modes: • Primary—for entering alphanumeric characters •...

  • Page 125: Icons

    In the text entry screen, select > Entry Setup, and then change to one of the methods and its related language (for example: TAP English). Icons In the text entry screen, icons tell you which text entry mode and method you are using. A character counter icon indicates the number of entered characters.

  • Page 126: Tap Display, Itap Display

    TAP Display Press a key and the display will show the following information: Tap icon Edit • the icon indicating the current text Message: Counter writing method—see icons Main text area • the main text entry area that will Send Delete hold your message after you selected the desired words...

  • Page 127: Keys Usage

    Keys Usage Characters available for a key are examples and differ for each lan- guage setting (see “Setting the Display’s Working Language” on page 83). List of Keys and Characters in Alphanumeric Mode (TAP/iTAP) • Except for keys 0 and 1, the top line for each key shows numbers and upper case characters, and the lower line shows numbers and lower case characters.

  • Page 128

    Alphanumeric Mode (TAP/iTAP) M N O 6 m n o 6 P Q R S 7 p q r s 7 T U V 8 t u v 8 W X Y Z 9 w x y z 9 List of Keys and Characters in Numeric Mode Numeric Mode •...

  • Page 129

    Symbol Mode / , ; “ & ‘ ( ) [ ] { } ¿ ¡ ~ < > = £ $ ¥ ¤ # % *...

  • Page 130: Other Keys

    Other Keys Description • In TAP press any key to reject word completion and continue with text entry A new completion will be displayed, if available, after numeric key the time-out for TAP expires. • Press and hold to enter Numeric mode from TAP or iTAP alphanu- meric •...

  • Page 131: Writing In Itap Alphanumeric

    Writing in iTAP Alphanumeric For example, let’s write “David 232!”. 1. In the text entry screen, select > Entry Setup, and then change to iTAP English. Press Back to return to the text entry screen. 2. In the text entry screen, select >Entry Mode, and then select Primary.

  • Page 132: Word Locking, Writing In Numeric Mode, Writing In Symbol Mode, Writing In Tap Alphanumeric

    Word Locking You can use the partial or full word-lock feature to add words that are not in the dictionary and/or to narrow down the list of alternates to those that begin with a particular prefix. 1. Try to enter the word. Scroll the alternate line for a word option.

  • Page 133: Adding Words To The Dictionary

    2. In the text entry screen, select >Entry Mode, and then select Primary. 3. Press the key labelled with the desired character, once for the first character, twice for the second, and so on. For ex- ample, to enter “s”, press key four times.

  • Page 134: What To Do If

    There are no programmed entries in the scrolling list. Type the entry. Attachment The MTH800 could not perform talkgroup attachment. The Failed MTH800 keeps on trying. If it does not succeed, try another talkgroup. Authenticate The MTH800 could not register on an Authenticated system Failure (for example, the Authentication key is incorrect, or Authentication is disabled in the MTH800).

  • Page 135

    Message Description Faulty Unit Self-test failed. An operational fault has been detected with Error... your MTH800. Record the error number. Turn your MTH800 off and contact service. Group already The group you are attempting to add already exists in the My exists Groups folder.

  • Page 136

    Entry Overcharging The MTH800 turns off. Remove MTH800 from charger. Overheating The MTH800 turns off. Keep it turned off for five minutes. Party Busy The called MTH800 is busy. Party Not • The called MTH800 is out-of-range. Please try again later.

  • Page 137

    MTH800. The MTH800 is still fully operative. Should this error recur, note the error code and contact service. Unit The MTH800 could not attach to the system. The talkgroup Not Attached may not be defined in the system. Please try another group.

  • Page 138: Tones

    • Back to full service Clear to send Once • Bad key press Once • Good key press Once • MTH800 self-test fails at power up • From out-of-service to in-service In Call • Call clear warning Once • Call modified...

  • Page 139

    Description Type Repeated • Talk Prohibit Until you release the • System busy • Time-out timer expire • Called MTH800 not available or busy. • Call disconnected or Once failed due to network • Wrong number dialled. DMO Entering Once DMO Exiting Local site trunking —...

  • Page 140

    Description Type Repeated Phone ring (reception) Until you answer or Full-duplex Private Call the call is rejected. Private Call received Until the call is answered Private Call ringing to the Until the call is caller answered Half-duplex Private Pre- Every 4 seconds emptive Preemptive until the call is Priority Call (PPC) ring.

  • Page 141

    Description Type Repeated GPS out of coverage Once...

  • Page 142: Appendix A. Accessories

    Appendix A. Accessories Use only Motorola approved antennas and batteries. Use of non-Motorola approved antennas, batteries, accessories, and applications may result in non-compliance with RF exposure guidelines and regulatory requirements. The table below lists the Motorola approved accessories. Kit Number...

  • Page 143

    Kit Number Description WADN4223 Earshell - large WADN4224 Earshell - small NTN8370 Acoustic Voicetube with foam plug for extreme noise environments NTN8371 Acoustic Voicetube with rubber ear tips for low noise environments RMN5042 Remote Speaker Microphone RLN4939 Rx Only for Remote Speaker Microphone GMMN1105 Audio Bundle Kit (contains FTN6388, WADN4224, WAD4223, NTN8370, NTN8371 and black nylon bag)

  • Page 144: Index

    Index Accessory connector 10 data setup 83 adjusting volume 19 DGNA (Dynamic Group Number As- AL (Ambience Listening) 54 signment) 40 alias 21 dialed call history 96 alphanumeric key dialed number list 96 entering text (letters and digits) 10 dictionary 123 Ambience Listening (AL) 28, 54 direct setup 25 announcement talkgroup 33...

  • Page 145

    iTAP display 116 favourite group 32, 94 icons 115 Flip Display, vertical via one-touch 20 selecting 114 folder 32 writing text 114, 121 favourite group 32, 42 scroll to next 35 selection 32, 43 K Validity 80 stay in 36 keypad 10 forced call 39 locking/unlocking 79...

  • Page 146

    More... sub-menu 90 mute/unmute bottom microphone 30 making a Private PPC 49 My Info sub-menu 96 receiving a Private PPC during a call 27 receiving an Emergency Group Network List 92 Call during a call 27 Networks sub-menu 101 PPC (preemptive priority call) 26 notations 3 Predefined Template 110 numeric key, programmable 20...

  • Page 147

    Security sub-menu 77 tones setup 85 Send key 10 top microphone 9, 13, 14 Setup sub-menu 81 Transmit Inhibit (TXI) Mode 39 Short Number Dial 48 Transmit Inhibit (TXI), one-touch 20 Shortcuts sub-menu 99 TXI (Transmit Inhibit) Mode 39 Side keys, programmable 19 Site Wide Trunking 30 unblocking the terminal 78 soft keys 17...

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