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  • Page 1

    ASTRO ® 5000 Digital Mobile Radio W4, W5, W7, W9 Control Heads User's Guide...

  • Page 12: W4 And W5 Control Heads Foldout Page

    W4 and W5 Control Heads Foldout Page W4 Control Head PAGE Page SECURE Emer EMERGENCY SCAN SELECT MONITOR PHONE CALL DIRECT HOME Phon Scan Call Home HORN/ Mode Volume LIGHTS XMIT BUSY PRIORITY/ MODE POWER ON/OFF/ NON-PRIORITY DIRECT KNOB VOLUME KNOB INDICATORS INDICATOR MAEPF-23211-A...

  • Page 13: Control Heads

    ® XTL™ 5000 ASTRO Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9 Control Heads User’s Guide 6881096C68-D ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 14: Declaration Of Conformity

    This declaration is applicable to your radio only if your radio is labeled with the FCC logo shown below. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Per FCC CFR 47 Part 2 Section 2.1077(a) Responsible Party Name: Motorola, Inc. Address: 8000 West Sunrise Boulevard Plantation, FL 33322 USA Phone Number: 1-888-567-7347 Hereby declares that the product:...

  • Page 15: Computer Software 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: Notations Used In This Manual

    Notations Used in This Manual Throughout the text in this publication, you will notice the use of WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, and Notes. These notations are used to emphasize that safety hazards exist, and care that must be taken or observed. WARNING: An operational procedure, practice, or other WARNING condition, which might result in injury or death if not carefully observed.

  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    Transmitting (Conventional Modes Only) ........15 Transmitting (Trunked Modes Only) ..........15 Selecting the Transmit Power Level ..........16 Monitoring Conventional Mode Activity ........... 17 Adjusting the Squelch Level ............18 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 18

    General Radio Features ..... . . 19 Often-Used Features ...............19 Emergency Call and Alarm ..............20 Emergency Call .................20 Initiating an Emergency Alarm ..........21 Initiating an Emergency Call .............22 Initiating an Emergency Call and Alarm ........23 Initiating a Silent Emergency Alarm ..........24...

  • Page 19

    Storing a Unit ID Number in the Private Conversation List (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) ......... 78 Editing a Name in the Private Conversation List (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) ......... 79 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 20

    Failsoft .....................81 Dynamic Regrouping (Digital Modes Only) ........82 Receiving a Dynamic Regrouping ID Assignment (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) .........82 Selecting Enable and Disable (Digital Modes Only) ....83 Requesting a Dynamic Regrouping (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) (Digital Modes Only) ..83 SmartZone (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) ........85 Site-Button Operation ...............86 Locking onto a Site ..............87...

  • Page 21

    Index ........119 W7 and W9 Control Heads Foldout Page ..125 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 22

    Notes...

  • Page 23: Introduction

    • Setting the Volume (page 6) • Adjusting the Display Brightness (page 6) • Display Status (page 8) • Feature Control (page 8) • Alert Tones (page 8) ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 24: Getting Started

    These channels provide maximum communications capability under varying operating conditions. One of the newest in a long line of quality Motorola products, the ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio provides improved voice quality across more of your coverage area. The digital process called...

  • Page 25

    FLASHport is the future of radio communications, and it’s yet another example of Motorola’s commitment to your satisfaction. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 26: Identifying Your Radio

    Introduction Identifying Your Radio The ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio’s capabilities, and the operation of its features, differ depending on which control head is ordered. Keep the foldout pages open for reference as you read this manual. Your radio has one of the following control heads:...

  • Page 27: Operating Your Control Head

    If either of these displays appear, if the display goes blank, or if the unit appears to be locked up, refer to the “Troubleshooting” section. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 28: Setting The Volume

    Introduction Setting the Volume Choose one of the following: • W4 Control Head: Rotate the Volume knob clockwise to increase the volume and counterclockwise to decrease the volume. W5, W7, and W9 Control Heads: Press and hold the Vol rocker switch. A volume indication (0-15) appears on the display.

  • Page 29: Trunked Modes Or Conventional Channels

    The operating conditions are shown either by the display or by visual/ audio indicators, or by both. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 30: Display Status

    Introduction Display Status The control head display indicates your selected mode, or the currently active receive mode when scan is on. Feature Control You can turn the various radio features on or off, change modes, and adjust the volume. To exit a feature, such as phone, press the HOME button or the feature button (for example, Phon).

  • Page 31

    The radio reverts from seconds trunked operation to a system similar to conventional radio repeater operation. Other system users can be heard sharing the channel. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 32

    Introduction Tone Type Name Description Continuous, Illegal Mode Indicates that you have entered a mode low-pitched where normal system traffic will be tone missed, or you are attempting something which is not permitted. Examples include: forgetting to exit the telephone interconnect mode after a call ends (fleet and subfleet calls cannot be received), attempting to transmit on a receive-only...

  • Page 33: Basic Operating Procedures

    Transmitting (Trunked Modes Only) (page 15) • Selecting the Transmit Power Level (page 16) • Monitoring Conventional Mode Activity (page 17) • Adjusting the Squelch Level (page 18) ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 34: Selecting The Zone Or Mode

    Basic Operating Procedures Selecting the Zone or Mode A zone is a grouping of modes. A mode is a group of characteristics such as transmit/receive frequencies, Private-Line™ codes, radio parameters, and an alphanumeric name. Selecting or Changing the Zone Press the (Zone up) button or (Zone down) button.

  • Page 35: Selecting Or Changing A Mode In The Current Zone

    W4 Control Head: Turn the Mode knob to select the desired mode. • W5, W7, and W9 Control Heads: Press the Mode rocker switch to select the desired mode. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 36: Selecting The Home Mode

    Basic Operating Procedures Selecting the Home Mode This feature must first be enabled by a qualified radio technician. Press (W4, W9) or (W5, W7) to select the Home HOME home mode contained within the home zone, from any other zone and mode in the radio.

  • Page 37: Transmitting (conventional Modes Only)

    The red XMIT indicator may flash several times as the radio tries to access the system. Release the PTT button and try again when the vehicle is driven within range of the system. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 38: Selecting The Transmit Power Level

    Basic Operating Procedures Selecting the Transmit Power Level The L PWR button lets you select (toggle) the transmit power level. Press L PWR The display momentarily shows LOW PWR or HIGH PWR (W4, W5, W7), or LOW POWER or HIGH POWER (W9) to indicate the transmit power level selected.

  • Page 39: Monitoring Conventional Mode Activity

    • W9 Control Head: Press momentarily. MONITOR ON shown on the display indicates that the radio is monitoring. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 40: Adjusting The Squelch Level

    Basic Operating Procedures Adjusting the Squelch Level Choose one of the following: • W4, W5, and W7 Control Heads: Press and hold The display shows SQL XX; where XX is a squelch level setting of 0 to 15. • W9 Control Head: Press and hold momentarily.

  • Page 41: General Radio Features

    Time-Out Timer (page 40) • Push-To-Talk Identification (PTT-ID) (page 40) • Telephone Interconnect List (Conventional and Trunking) (page 41) • Call Alert Page (Conventional and Trunking—Digital Modes Only) page 50 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 42: Emergency Call And Alarm

    General Radio Features Emergency Call and Alarm The emergency call and alarm features allow you to have priority channel access and/or send an emergency data transmission to the dispatcher in an emergency situation. The desired type of emergency feature—alarm, call, call and alarm, or silent alarm—can be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician.

  • Page 43: Initiating An Emergency Alarm

    A dispatcher acknowledgment (four high-pitched tones) and an ACK RCVD display follow. The radio automatically returns to normal operation. No further action is required. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 44: Initiating An Emergency Call

    General Radio Features Initiating an Emergency Call Press the emergency button. A tone sounds and the display alternates EMERGNCY (W4, W5, W7) or EMERGENCY (W9) with the current zone/channel. Press the PTT button and announce your emergency. After completing the emergency call, press and hold the emergency button until a tone sounds.

  • Page 45: Initiating An Emergency Call And Alarm

    The alternating EMERGNCY (W4, W5, W7) or EMERGENCY (W9) display disappears, and the radio returns to normal operation. Note: Turning the radio off also cancels the emergency state. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 46: Initiating A Silent Emergency Alarm

    General Radio Features Initiating a Silent Emergency Alarm Press the emergency button to activate the silent alarm feature. During a silent emergency alarm, there are no display changes, and the receiver audio mutes so that no indication is given that an emergency alarm has been sent.

  • Page 47: Special Considerations For Emergencies

    When an emergency is active, changing to another mode where emergency is enabled (trunked or conventional) causes an emergency alarm and/or emergency call to be active on the new mode. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 48: Scan Operation

    General Radio Features Scan Operation The scan feature allows you to monitor activity on different conventional or trunked modes by scanning a scan list of modes. The modes to be scanned in a scan list are programmed by a qualified radio technician.

  • Page 49: Turning On Scan

    Priority Monitor and Conventional scan types only). A blinking PRI indicator means that the active mode is the priority 1 member of the scan list (Trunking Priority Monitor and Conventional scan types only). ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 50: Turning Scan On While Disregarding The Squelch Code (conventional Modes Only)

    General Radio Features Turning Scan On While Disregarding the Squelch Code (Conventional Modes Only) Choose one of the following: • W4, W5, and W7 Control Heads: Press momentarily. The brief MON ON display indicates that the radio is disregarding the squelch code. •...

  • Page 51: Viewing A Scan List

    Press to review only the modes that are already in the scan list. Press Scan momentarily to exit the HOME Scan scan list and resume scanning. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 52: Transmitting While Scan Is On

    General Radio Features Transmitting While Scan Is On Radio Programmed for Talkback Scan Press the microphone PTT button to transmit on the mode indicated by the display. The radio does not begin scanning again for a predetermined hang time (programmable by a qualified radio technician) after you release the PTT button, allowing the other party to respond.

  • Page 53: Temporarily Deleting A Nuisance Mode With Scan On (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    (indicated by the display). You can delete undesired modes. Note: Priority modes, the selected mode, and the designated transmit mode cannot be deleted. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 54: Restoring A Nuisance Mode (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    General Radio Features Restoring a Nuisance Mode (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) To restore the original scan list, do one of the following: • Press • Turn scan off, then on. • Change modes. • Turn off the radio, and then turn it back on. Note: Nuisance mode delete can be disabled by the system administrator.

  • Page 55: Changing Mode Priorities While Scan Is On (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    To restore the original mode priorities in a scan list, do one of the following: • Press • Turn scan off, then on. • Change modes. • Turn off the radio, and then turn it back on. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 56: Programming A Scan List

    General Radio Features Programming a Scan List To program a scan list, operator-selectable scan list members first must be enabled in the radio programming by a qualified radio technician. Adding a Channel to the Scan List Press and hold until the scan indicator blinks and a Scan good-key chirp is heard.

  • Page 57

    Press to exit scan list programming and Scan HOME return to normal scan operation. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 58: Hang Up Box (hub)

    General Radio Features Hang Up Box (HUB) To temporarily suspend Scan Mode operation, remove the microphone from the Hang Up Box (HUB). You are allowed to use the microphone while scan is suspended. Priority Member scanning is not suspended, however. This feature applies to all Scan Lists and Scan Types.

  • Page 59

    The last selected alarm(s) are enabled. The display briefly shows the enabled alarms, and then reverts back to the selected mode. Press a second time to turn off the alarm(s). ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 60: Changing The Selected Alarms

    General Radio Features Changing the Selected Alarms Press and hold until a tone sounds and the display indicates the currently selected alarm. Turn the Mode knob (W4) or press the Mode rocker switch (W5, W7, W9) to review the choices until the display shows the desired alarm: •...

  • Page 61: Receiving A Call While Alarms Are Turned On

    To re-arm the feature, press momentarily. The Vol rocker switch (or knob) and the Dim button have no effect on the state of the external alarms. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 62: Time-out Timer

    General Radio Features Time-Out Timer All ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radios provide a time-out timer function that prevents locking up a repeater or channel by prolonged keying of the transmitter. You cannot transmit longer than the preset timer setting. If you attempt to do so, the radio automatically stops your transmission, and you hear a talk-prohibit tone.

  • Page 63: Telephone Interconnect List (conventional And Trunking)

    In addition to the 100 preprogrammed phone numbers, the W7 and W9 Control Heads feature unlimited dialing capability with their 12- button telephone keypad. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 64: Answering A Phone Call

    General Radio Features Answering a Phone Call When a phone call is received, telephone-type ringing sounds and the display shows PHONE CALL (W9) or PHN CALL (W4, W5, W7). Press Phon Press the PTT button to talk; release it to listen. When the call is completed, press HOME Phon...

  • Page 65

    When your party answers, press the PTT button to talk, and release it to listen. When the call is completed, press HOME Phon hang up and return to normal operation. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 66: Unlimited Telephone Interconnect (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    General Radio Features Unlimited Telephone Interconnect (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) Calling a Phone Number Not in the List Press momentarily to select the phone function. Phon The Phone indicator lights (W7 only), and the display shows the last number dialed (W7 and W9). Enter the desired phone number from the keypad.

  • Page 67

    PTT button to send the digits, you must release the PTT button and press it again to transmit. When the call is completed, press HOME Phon hang up and return to normal operation. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 68: Storing A Number In The List

    General Radio Features Storing a Number in the List Press and hold to select the phone programming Phon function. The phone indicator flashes (W7 only). Do one of the following: • Press the Mode rocker switch to locate the number you want to change.

  • Page 69: Editing A Name In The List (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    To leave a space in the text, press the Mode up rocker switch to move the blinking cursor to the next character position, and then enter the character. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 70

    General Radio Features • To delete characters, press the Mode down rocker switch to move backwards over existing characters. When the last character on the display has been erased, press the Mode down rocker switch again to leave the name-edit mode, without making any changes, and begin the procedure again at step 2.

  • Page 71

    General Radio Features Table 1: Entering Characters Using the Keypad Number of times the key is pressed ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 72: Call Alert Page (conventional And Trunking-digital Modes Only)

    General Radio Features Call Alert Page (Conventional and Trunking— Digital Modes Only) The Call Alert feature allows a radio to selectively alert another radio, and to determine whether or not that radio received the alert. A Call Alert page can be initiated after an unsuccessful Private Conversation call or as a separate feature.

  • Page 73: Sending A Call Alert Page

    If the list has been entered, scroll to the first display. Press or the microphone PTT button. The display changes to PLS WAIT (W4, W5, W7) or PLEASE WAIT (W9). ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 74

    General Radio Features Choose one of the following: • When the called radio acknowledges the page, four additional tones sound and the display changes to ACK RCVD. The radio returns to normal operation. • If you are out of the range of the system, a low-pitched tone sounds.

  • Page 75: Answering A Call Alert Page

    Note: Pressing any button, the PTT button, changing systems, or pressing clears the PAGE RCV Call Page display. The original unit ID is retained until another Call Alert or Private Conversation call is received. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 76: Storing A Unit Id Number In The List (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    General Radio Features Storing a Unit ID Number in the List (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) The Selective Call and Call Alert page features share the same prestored list of unit IDs. Press and hold to review the list. Page The Page indicator flashes and a valid-key chirp sounds.

  • Page 77: Editing A Name In The List (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    Press the key of the desired character the number of times shown in the table. For example, to enter the character C, press the 2 key three times. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 78

    General Radio Features • To leave a space in the text, press the Mode up rocker switch to move the blinking cursor to the next character position, and then enter the next character. • To delete characters, press the Mode down rocker switch to move backwards over existing characters.

  • Page 79: Conventional Radio Features

    • Status Calls (Digital Modes Only) (page 58) • Smart PTT (page 61) • Conventional Talkgroup Calls (page 62) • Conventional Talkaround (page 64) • Selective Calls (Digital Modes Only) (page 65) ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 80: Status Calls (digital Modes Only)

    Conventional Radio Features Status Calls (Digital Modes Only) Radio status calls are used to inform the dispatcher of the present state of the mobile unit. For example, a status might be ENROUTE or AT SITE. Status names are field programmable. Each radio can have up to 8 separate statuses.

  • Page 81

    If there is no acknowledgment, do one of the following: Press the microphone PTT button or to resend the status transmission. Press to return to normal dispatch operation. HOME ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 82: Sending A Direct-entry Keyboard (dek) Status (digital Modes Only)

    Conventional Radio Features Sending a Direct-Entry Keyboard (DEK) Status (Digital Modes Only) Press the desired Sts # button on the DEK. The red indicator flashes while the radio is waiting for an acknowledgment. The control head momentarily displays the selected status, then shows PLS WAIT (W7) or PLEASE WAIT (W9).

  • Page 83: Smart Ptt

    Wrong Squelch Code your own. Quick-Key Override You can override either of the two previous transmit-inhibit states by quick-keying the radio (two quick PTT button presses). ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 84: Conventional Talkgroup Calls

    Conventional Radio Features Conventional Talkgroup Calls Digital Modes Only This feature allows you to define talkgroups for your conventional system. Talkgroups, combined with selective squelch operation, allow groups of users to transparently share a conventional channel. Talkgroups can be slaved to a personality through programming, or you can select them.

  • Page 85

    KEY FAIL and a momentary tone is generated. If the encryption key that is slaved to the new talkgroup is not allowed, the display shows ILLEGAL KEY and a momentary tone is generated. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 86: Conventional Talkaround

    Conventional Radio Features Conventional Talkaround Talk Direct (Mobile-To-Mobile) To talk directly to another unit without going through the conventional repeater system: Press momentarily. The Dir indicator lights, indicating that the radio is now transmitting directly to another unit. To return to repeater operation, press again.

  • Page 87: Selective Calls (digital Modes Only)

    W7 and W9 Control Heads: In addition to a list of IDs, these Control Heads feature unlimited enhanced Private Conversation (see page 74) capability using a full, 12-button keypad to call any ID in the system. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 88: Answering A Selective Call

    Conventional Radio Features Answering a Selective Call When a Selective Call is received, two high-pitched tones sound and the display alternates between CALL RCV and the home display. Press within 20 seconds of receiving the call. (This Call time is programmable by a qualified radio technician.) The display shows the ID number of the calling unit.

  • Page 89: Initiating A Selective Call

    PTT button. A telephone-type ringing sounds if the unit you are calling is in service. The display shows PLS WAIT (W4, W5, W7) or PLEASE WAIT (W9). ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 90

    Conventional Radio Features Choose one of the following conditions that applies to your current call: • If the receiving unit answers, identify yourself and begin your Selective Call. • If, after a programmable time period, you are not connected, the display shows NO ACK and a momentary, low-pitched tone sounds.

  • Page 91: Viewing Your Unit Id Number

    W7 and W9 Control Heads only: When not in the scratchpad, press the * button. The display will alternate between MY ID and your ID number. To return to normal operation, press HOME Call button. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 92: Storing A Unit Id Number In The List (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    Conventional Radio Features Storing a Unit ID Number in the List (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) The Selective and Call Alert page features share the same prestored list of units’ IDs. Press and hold , or to review Call Page 2Pge the Call ID list.

  • Page 93: Editing A Name In The List (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    Press the key of the desired character the number of times shown in the table. For example, to enter the character C, press the 2 key three times. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 94

    Conventional Radio Features • To leave a space in the text, press the Mode up rocker switch to move the blinking cursor to the next character position, and then enter the next character. • To delete characters, press the Mode down rocker switch to move backwards over existing characters.

  • Page 95: Trunking Operation

    • Dynamic Regrouping (Digital Modes Only) (page 82) • SmartZone (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) (page 85) • Out-of-Range Indication (page 89) • Trunked Announcement (page 90) ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 96: Enhanced Private Conversation (digital Modes Only)

    Trunking Operation Enhanced Private Conversation (Digital Modes Only) The enhanced Private Conversation feature not only allows you to carry on a conversation that is heard only by the two parties involved, but also enables you to determine whether the unit you are calling is in service.

  • Page 97: Answering An Enhanced Private Conversation Call

    Note: If you do not press before pressing the PTT Call button, your conversation will be heard by all members of the talk group. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 98: Initiating An Enhanced Private Conversation Call

    Trunking Operation Initiating an Enhanced Private Conversation Call To initiate an Enhanced Private Conversation Call, select a unit to call, then place the call. Press Call The Call indicator lights, and the display shows the last transmitted/received unit ID number. Select a unit in one of the following ways: •...

  • Page 99

    HOME Call up, your unit will remain in the Private Conversation state with the other unit. You will miss all subfleet traffic and incoming phone calls. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 100: Storing A Unit Id Number In The Private Conversation List (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    Trunking Operation Storing a Unit ID Number in the Private Conversation List (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) The Private Conversation and Call Alert page features share the same prestored list of unit IDs. Press and hold to review the list. Page The Page indicator flashes and a valid-key chirp sounds.

  • Page 101: Editing A Name In The Private Conversation List (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    To leave a space in the text, press the Mode up rocker switch to move the blinking cursor to the next character position, and then enter the next character. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 102

    Trunking Operation • To delete characters, press the Mode down rocker switch to move backwards over existing characters. When the last character on the display has been erased, press the Mode down rocker switch again to leave the name-edit mode, without making any changes, and begin the procedure again at step 2.

  • Page 103: Failsoft

    On W7 and W9 Control Heads, the nuisance-delete feature can be used to temporarily delete the system in failsoft from the scan list, if desired. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 104: Dynamic Regrouping (digital Modes Only)

    Trunking Operation Dynamic Regrouping (Digital Modes Only) The dynamic regrouping feature allows the dispatcher to temporarily reassign selected individuals, operating in separate trunked talkgroups, into a single group so that they can communicate. Receiving a Dynamic Regrouping ID Assignment (W7 and W9 Control Heads Only) When your unit receives a dynamic regrouping ID assignment, a unique chirp sounds to alert you that your unit has been dynamically regrouped.

  • Page 105: Selecting Enable And Disable (digital Modes Only)

    If the regrouping request is acknowledged, a dispatcher- acknowledge signal sounds (four high-pitched tones), and the display shows ACK RCVD. The radio then returns to normal operation. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 106

    Trunking Operation If the regrouping request is not acknowledged within six to eight seconds, the display alternates between showing NO ACK and RPGM or (W9 Control Head) RPGM RQST, and a low-pitched tone sounds. At this time, do one of the following: •...

  • Page 107: Smartzone (w7 And W9 Control Heads Only)

    However, the operator does have some manual controls on the W7 and W9 Control Heads: the Site and Lock buttons. These buttons can be used to check, or change, the SmartZone operation. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 108: Site-button Operation

    Trunking Operation Site-Button Operation To check which site the radio has currently selected: Press (W7) or (W9) momentarily. Site The display momentarily shows the current site name and RSSI (received signal strength indicator). One of the following conditions can also occur: •...

  • Page 109: Locking Onto A Site

    To change the locked or unlocked condition, press and hold (W7) or (W9) until a tone sounds and the Lock display changes. After temporarily displaying the new condition, the radio returns to normal operation. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 110: Site Trunking

    Trunking Operation Site Trunking In a SmartZone system, if the zone controller for a particular site fails, the site enters into a site-trunking operational mode. In this mode of operation, the user can only communicate with other units at the same site.

  • Page 111: Out-of-range Indication

    The out-of-range indication remains in effect until one of the following conditions occur: • The radio locks on a control channel • The radio locks on a failsoft channel • The radio is turned off ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 112: Trunked Announcement

    Trunking Operation Trunked Announcement The announcement capability allows a user to make announcements to the entire user group, as well as monitor talkgroup calls and other announcements. Announcement calls are handled in two different ways, depending on the trunked central controller configuration. The two types are called ruthless and non-ruthless preemption.

  • Page 113: Initiating An Announcement

    Turn the Mode knob (W4) or press the Mode rocker switch (W5, W7, W9) to locate the announcement-group mode. Press the microphone PTT button to initiate the announcement. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 114

    Trunking Operation Notes...

  • Page 115: Secure Operation

    • System Considerations (page 95) • Loss Indication (page 96) • Selecting an Encryption Key (Conventional Only) (page 97) • Selecting an Encryption Index (Conventional Only) (page 99) ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 116: Receiving A Private Message

    Secure Operation Receiving a Private Message Select a mode by turning the Mode knob (W4) or pressing the Mode rocker switch (W5, W7, W9). Using the Volume knob (W4) or the Vol rocker switch (W5, W7, W9), adjust the volume to a comfortable listening level. In conventional modes and, if enabled, in trunking modes, the BUSY light blinks and the radio unmutes when the radio is receiving a private message.

  • Page 117: System Considerations

    SEC ONLY or SECURE ONLY. • Digital trunking systems: You are allowed to change from a secure transmission to a clear transmission during a secure trunked call. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 118: Loss Indication

    Secure Operation Loss Indication When you press the PTT button while in the coded mode and without the encryption module containing a valid key, the speaker generates bursts of alert tones, and the display shows KEY FAIL until you release the PTT button. When the radio is first turned on, six medium-pitched tones sound and the display momentarily shows KEY FAIL to indicate that the encryption module does not contain a valid key for the current mode.

  • Page 119: Selecting An Encryption Key (conventional Only)

    To select the default encryption keys on a radio-wide basis, press while the radio displays PRESET. Selecting preset causes the radio to return to its preprogrammed keys on a per-zone/-mode basis. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 120

    Secure Operation Note: When you scroll to an erased key, the display alternates between the key name and ERASED. To abort this menu, press or the PTT button. HOME Pressing exits the key-select menu without saving HOME the selected key choice. Pressing the PTT button exits the menu without saving the selected key choice and allows the radio to transmit.

  • Page 121: Selecting An Encryption Index (conventional Only)

    • To abort from the Index Selection menu, press HOME the PTT button. (Pressing the PTT button allows the radio to transmit.) ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 122: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting The following are suggestions to assist you in troubleshooting possible operating problems. CAUTION The cables that connect to the rear of the radio could have live voltage on some of their pins. Do not remove or reconnect these cables. Only a qualified radio technician should perform this task.

  • Page 123: Accessories

    HAE4013_ UHF, 494–512 MHz, 3.0 db, roof mount HAE6010_ UHF, 380–433 MHz, 3.5 db gain HAE6011_ UHF, 380–433 MHz, 5.0 db gain HAE6012_ UHF, 380–433 MHz, quarterwave whip ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 124: Bull Horns For Siren And Public Address

    Accessories HAE6013_ UHF, 380–470 MHz, 2.0 db gain, wideband HAE6014_ UHF, 380–433 MHz, quarterwave whip, motorcycle HAE6015_ UHF, 450–512 MHz, broadband HAE6016_ UHF, 490–512 MHz, quarterwave whip, motorcycle RAE4014_RB UHF, 450–470 MHz, 5.0 db RAE4016_RB UHF, 494–512 MHz, 5.0 db gain RAE4024_RB UHF, 450–482 MHz, quarterwave whip, motorcycle HAF4013_...

  • Page 125: Microphones

    Armored, for handset/hangup mic Microphones HMN1061_ Standard (W9) HMN1079_ Motorcycle palm HMN1080_ Standard palm HMN1081_ System 9000 Miscellaneous HLN5113_ Emergency footswitch HLN6188_ Emergency pushbutton HLN6372_ Key lock mount ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 126: Remote Mounting Kits

    Accessories Remote Mounting Kits H1519_ W3, package with 20-ft. cable H1803_ Remote-to-dash H1804_ Dash-to-remote Speakers HSN4031_ 7.5 W MCS external HSN4032_ 13 W MCS external HSN4038_ 7.5 W remote HSN4039_ 13 W remote HSN6003_ Motorcycle, weather-resistant Trunnion Kits HLN6909_ Quick-release, high-power HLN6910_ Standard high-power...

  • Page 127: Appendix: Maritime Radio Use In The Vhf Frequency Range

    11 If you do not receive an immediate response, remain by the radio and repeat the transmission at intervals until you receive a response. Be prepared to follow any instructions given to you. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 128: Non-commercial Call Channel

    Appendix: Maritime Radio Use in the VHF Frequency Range Non-Commercial Call Channel For non-commercial transmissions, such as fishing reports, rendezvous arrangements, repair scheduling, or berthing information, use VHF Channel 9. Operating Frequency Requirements A radio designated for shipboard use must comply with Federal Communications Commission Rule Part 80 as follows: •...

  • Page 129

    157.100 161.700 157.150 161.750 157.200 161.800 157.250 161.850 157.300 161.900 157.350 161.950 157.400 162.000 156.025 160.625 156.075 160.675 156.125 160.725 156.175 160.775 156.225 160.825 156.275 160.875 156.325 160.925 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 130

    Appendix: Maritime Radio Use in the VHF Frequency Range Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List (Continued) Frequency (MHz) Channel Number Transmit Receive 67** 156.375 156.375 156.425 156.425 156.475 156.475 156.575 156.575 156.625 – 156.675 156.675 156.725 156.725 77** 156.875 – 156.925 161.525 156.975...

  • Page 131: Glossary

    An individual who has radio system management duties. Failsoft A back-up system allowing you to communicate in a non-trunked, conventional mode should the trunked system fail. Federal Communications Commission. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 132

    Glossary Hang Up Disconnect. Home Display The first display information after the radio completes its self test. Liquid-Crystal Display. Mode A programmed combination of operating parameters; for example, a channel or talkgroup. Mode-Slaving Radio programmed to automatically give the proper operation for a given mode you have selected.

  • Page 133

    Zone A grouping of channels or talkgroups. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 134

    Glossary Notes...

  • Page 135: Commercial Warranty And Service

    Product Accessories One (1) Year Motorola, at its option, will at no charge either repair the Product (with new or reconditioned parts), replace it (with a new or reconditioned Product), or refund the purchase price of the Product during the warranty period provided it is returned in accordance with the terms of this warranty.

  • Page 136

    Product item, transportation and insurance prepaid, to an authorized warranty service location. Warranty service will be provided by Motorola through one of its authorized warranty service locations. If you first contact the company which sold you the Product, it can facilitate your obtaining warranty...

  • Page 137

    Product, does not function in accordance with MOTOROLA’s published specifications or the FCC type acceptance labeling in effect for the Product at the time the Product was initially distributed from MOTOROLA. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 138

    A) that MOTOROLA will be notified promptly in writing by such purchaser of any notice of such claim; B) that MOTOROLA will have sole control of the defense of such suit and all negotiations for its settlement or compromise; and C) should the Product or parts become, or in MOTOROLA’s...

  • Page 139: Service

    Motorola two-way radio dealer. For more information about ESP, contact the Motorola Radio Support Center, 2204 Galvin Drive, Elgin, IL 60123, 1-800-227-6772. ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 140

    Commercial Warranty and Service Notes...

  • Page 141: Index

    .....26 control head autoscan ........26 operation ........5 status display ......8 conventional basic operation ......11 channel ........7 box, hang up (HUB) ....36 mode ........15 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 142

    Index scan list ........26 select unit to call ....67, 76 selecting talkgroup ....62 entering keypad characters ..49 talkaround ........64 external alarms ......36 talkgroup calls ......62 activate non-permanent horn conventional mode, monitoring and lights ......36 activity ........17 activate permanent horn current zone and lights ......

  • Page 143

    ......5 selecting Home .......14 preemption selecting outside current zone .13 non-ruthless ......90 selection ........12 ruthless ........90 slaving ........7 preprogrammed phone numbers 41 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 144

    Index PRI (priority) indicator ....27 modes ........26 priority scanning ......26 programming ......34 private message restore mode priorities .... 33 receive ........94 talkgroup scan ......26 transmit ........94 trunked priority ......26 programming scan list ....34 viewing ........29 PTT button ........30 secure operation ......

  • Page 145

    ..41 unlimited telephone interconnect ......44 turn on radio ..........5 scan .........27 UHF frequencies ......2 unit ID number, store in list ...54, 78 units select-disabled ......83 ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 146

    Index...

  • Page 147: W7 And W9 Control Heads Foldout Page

    XMIT BUSY REPROGRAM Emer Scan Srch Call Page Rpgm Site SITE PHONE Phon Lock LOCK HORN/LIGHTS MESSAGE STATUS Mode Home MODE VOLUME SELECT HOME RECALL DELETE NON-PRIORITY SQUELCH INDICATOR ASTRO XTL 5000 Digital Mobile Radio with W4, W5, W7, and W9...

  • Page 158

    Motorola, Inc. 8000 West Sunrise Boulevard Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33322 MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo, ASTRO, SmartZone and FLASHport are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

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