Motorola ASTRO APX 7000 Series Quick Reference Card

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Product Safety and RF Exposure Compliance
Before using this product, read the operating instructions
!
for safe usage contained in the Product Safety and RF
a u t i o n
Exposure booklet enclosed with your radio.
ATTENTION!
This radio is restricted to occupational use only to satisfy FCC RF
energy exposure requirements. Before using this product, read
the RF energy awareness information and operating instructions
in the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with
your radio (Motorola Publication part number 6881095C98) to
ensure compliance with RF energy exposure limits.
Radio Controls (diagram to be replaced)
Concentric
16-Position
Switch
Select Knob
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On/Off/
Volume Knob
Top Side
Button
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this diagram will be replaced
Side Button 1
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Side Button 2
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PTT Button
4-Way
Navigation
Button
Radio On/Off
• On – On/Off/Volume knob clockwise.
• Off – On/Off/Volume knob counterclockwise.
Zones and Channels
• Zone – Zone switch to desired zone.
• Channel – Channel switch to desired channel.
Receiving and Transmitting
1
Select zone/channel.
2
Listen for a transmission.
OR
Press and hold Volume Set button.
OR
Press Monitor button and listen for activity.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _
Top Button
3
Adjust volume, if necessary.
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4
Press the PTT button to transmit; release to
3-Position
receive.
Switch
_ _ _ _ _ _ _
Speaker/Mic
Display
1
Press the Emergency button.
Menu Select
2
Display shows current zone/channel, and
Buttons
EMERGENCY. LED lights up solid red, and a
App Button
short, medium-pitched tone sounds.
(TMS Button)
3
When acknowledgment is received, you hear
Keypad
four beeps; alarm ends; and radio exits
emergency.
To exit emergency at any time, press and hold
the Emergency button.
1
Press the Emergency button.
2
Press and hold PTT. Speak clearly into the
microphone.
3
Release the PTT button to end call.
4
Press and hold Emergency button to exit
emergency.
To exit emergency at any time, press and hold
the Emergency button.
Sending a Silent Emergency Call
1
Press the Emergency button.
2
Display does not change; the LED does not
light up, and there is no tone.
3
Silent emergency continues until you:
Press and hold the Emergency button to exit
emergency state.
OR
Press and release the PTT button to exit silent
emergency mode and enter regular
emergency (alarm, call, or alarm with call)
mode.
To exit emergency at any time, press and hold
the Emergency button.
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  • Page 1

    Select zone/channel. in the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with To exit emergency at any time, press and hold your radio (Motorola Publication part number 6881095C98) to the Emergency button. ensure compliance with RF energy exposure limits. Listen for a transmission.

  • Page 2: Menu Navigation

    Display Status Icons Menu Entries (Use with Menu Navigation) Entry Menu Selection Page PHON Phone Receiving an individual call. Entry Menu Selection Page PROG Editing BATT Smart Battery The radio is in the view or program mode. PSWD On Steady = View mode Password CALL Private Call/Selective Call...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the Volume ......6 Contents Identifying Radio Controls ....6 Radio Controls You Will Be Using .

  • Page 4

    General Radio Operation ....23 Using the Talkgroup Call Feature (Conventional Operation Only) ....32 Selecting a Zone .

  • Page 5

    Scan ........43 Sending a Quick Text Message ....56 Turning Scan On or Off .

  • Page 6

    Changing Your Password ....68 Utilities ....... . . 76 Enabling or Disabling the Radio Lock Selecting the Power Level .

  • Page 7

    Helpful Tips ....... . 84 Chargers ....... . . 91 Caring for Your Radio .

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  • Page 9: Important Safety Information, Computer Software Copyrights

    Important Safety Information Computer Software Copyrights The Motorola products described in this manual may Product Safety and RF Exposure Compliance include copyrighted Motorola computer programs stored in semiconductor memories or other media. Laws in the Before using this product, read the operating...

  • Page 10

    However, no written permission of Motorola. No part of this manual responsibility is assumed for inaccuracies. Furthermore, may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any...

  • Page 11: Getting Started, How To Use This Guide, Notations Used In This Manual

    Notations Used in This Manual Getting Started Throughout the text in this publication, you will notice the use of Take a moment to review the following: WARNING, Caution, and Note. These notations are used to How to Use This Guide ......page 1 emphasize that safety hazards exist, and the care that must be Notations Used in This Manual .

  • Page 12: Can Tell You, Preparing Your Radio For Use, Charging The Battery

    Prior to using a new battery, charge it for a minimum of 16 hours to ensure optimum capacity and performance. For a list of Motorola-authorized batteries available for use with your radio, see Batteries and Battery Accessories on page page 90.

  • Page 13: Battery Charger, Attaching The Battery

    Remove the battery from the radio. To charge the battery, place the battery, with or without the radio, in a Motorola-approved charger. The charger’s LED Note: If your radio is preprogrammed indicates the charging progress; see your charger’s user guide.

  • Page 14: Attaching The Antenna, Attaching The Belt Clip

    Attaching the Antenna Attaching the Belt Clip Assembly With the radio turned off, set the antenna Align the grooves of the belt in its receptacle and turn clockwise to clip with those of the battery attach it to the radio. Belt Clip and press downward until you hear a click.

  • Page 15: Attaching The Universal Connector Cover, Turning On The Radio

    Attaching the Universal Connector Cover Turning On the Radio The universal connector is located on the antenna side of the Rotate the On/Off/ radio. It is used to connect accessories to the radio. Volume Control Knob clockwise until Note: To prevent damage to the connector, shield it with the you hear a click.

  • Page 16: Adjusting The Volume, Identifying Radio Controls

    Identifying Radio Controls To turn off the radio, rotate the Take a moment to review the following: On/Off/Volume Control Knob counterclockwise until you hear a Radio Controls You Will Be Using ....page 7 click.

  • Page 17: Radio Controls You Will Be Using

    Radio Controls You Will Be Using Antenna Battery 16-Position Select Keypad Knob* On/Off/Volume Control Universal Connector Knob 3-Position A/B/C Switch* Display Top Side (Select) Universal Connector Button* Side Button 1* Speaker Side Button 2* Microphone Push-to-Talk (PTT) Top Button* Button Menu Select Buttons 2-Position Concentric 4-Way Navigation Button...

  • Page 18: Programmable Features, Assignable Radio Functions

    Emergency – Depending on the programming, initiates or Programmable Features cancels an emergency alarm or call. Any references in this manual to controls that are Monitor – Monitors a selected channel for all radio traffic until “preprogrammed” mean that a qualified radio technician must function is disabled.

  • Page 19: Assignable Settings Or Utility Functions

    Secure/Clear – Toggles secure operation on or off Assignable Settings or Utility Functions Select – Selects the assigned list for editing. Keypad Mute – Toggles the keypad tones on or off. Selective Call – Calls an assigned radio. Light – Toggles display backlight on or off.

  • Page 20: Batt Smart Battery, Key Key Selection, Logf Radio Lock, Mute Keypad Mute, Name Text Select

    Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions Menu Menu Feature Page Feature Page Entry Entry You can access various radio functions through one of the TX Power Clck Time/Date following ways: Level • Repeater/ Rekey A short or long press of the relevant programmable buttons. Reky Direct Request...

  • Page 21: Using The Menu Select Buttons, Using The Navigation Buttons, Home Button

    Using the Menu Select Buttons Using the Navigation Buttons The Menu Select buttons ( , and ) access the menu Home Button entries of features. The H button always returns you to the home (default) display. Note: Please check with a qualified radio technician for the In most cases, this is the current mode.

  • Page 22: Using The Keypad, Keypad Characters

    Using the Keypad You can use the 3 x 4 alphanumeric keypad to access your radio’s features. The keypad functions in a manner similar to a standard telephone keypad when entering numeric digits. When the keypad is used to edit a list, each key can generate different characters of the alphabet.

  • Page 23: Push-to-talk (ptt) Button, Identifying Status Indicators, Status Icons

    Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button Identifying Status Indicators The PTT button on the side Your radio indicates its operational status through the following: of the radio serves two basic Status Icons ....... . . page 13 purposes: Text Messaging Service (TMS) .

  • Page 24

    View/Program Mode Monitor (Carrier Squelch) Selected channel is being monitored (during Radio is in the view or program mode. conventional operation only). Pending • On Steady = View mode image Secure Operation • On = Secure operation Pending • Pending Blinking = Program mode image image...

  • Page 25: Text Messaging Service (tms), Status Icons

    Text Messaging Service (TMS) Location Signal • On = Location feature is enabled, and location This feature allows you to send and receive text messages. See signal is available Text Messaging Service (TMS) on page 54 for more information. • Off = Location feature is disabled, or there is Pending insufficient battery power in location...

  • Page 26: Menu Options

    Unread Message Num Lock Pending Pending The selected text message in the Inbox has not been Indicates that the text entry is currently in number image image read. lock mode. Message Index Normal Mode Pending Pending Indicates the index of the current message the user Indicates that the text entry is currently in normal image image...

  • Page 27: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator Menu Description/Function Option The LED indicator shows the Stores the messages that you have already Sent sent. The Sent folder can hold up to 10 LED Indicator operational status of your radio. messages. Solid red – Radio is Brings you back to the TMS main menu or transmitting.

  • Page 28: Intelligence Lighting Indicators

    Intelligence Lighting Indicators This feature temporary changes the radio’s display backlight and the alert text background color to help signal that a radio event has occurred. Note: This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician. Backlight and Bar Color Event When The radio initiates an emergency alarm or call.

  • Page 29: Alert Tones

    Alert Tones An alert tone is a sound or group of sounds. Your radio uses alert tones to inform you of your radio’s conditions. The following table lists these tones and when they occur. You Hear Tone Name Heard Radio Self-Test Fail When radio fails its power-up self test.

  • Page 30

    You Hear Tone Name Heard Valid Key-Press When correct key is pressed. Radio Self-Test Pass When radio passes its power-up self test. Clear Voice At beginning of a non-coded communication. Short, Medium-Pitched Priority Channel When activity on a priority channel is received. Tone Received Emergency Alarm Entry...

  • Page 31

    You Hear Tone Name Heard Short, High-Pitched Low-Battery Chirp When battery is below preset threshold value. Tone (Chirp) Short, GPS RSM Low Medium-Pitched When this accessory battery is below preset threshold value. Battery Chirp Tone (Chirp) Momentary Low to Latched PTT Active When Latched PTT state is engaged and before the radio transmits.

  • Page 32: Phone Call Display And Alert Prompts

    Phone Call Display and Alert Prompts The following appears on the radio’s display when you make and receive Phone calls. The radio also uses alert tones to indicate the current status. You Hear You See When Notes You press the PTT button and the No Phone Press to hang up.

  • Page 33: General Radio Operation, Selecting A Zone

    Selecting a Zone General Radio Operation A zone is a group of channels. Once you understand how your APX 7000 Portable is configured, you are ready to use your radio. Use the following procedure to select a zone. Use this navigation guide to familiarize yourself with the basic 3-Position Call features: Procedure:...

  • Page 34: Selecting A Radio Channel, Receiving And Responding To A Radio Call, Talkgroup Call

    Selecting a Radio Channel Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call Once the channel, subscriber A channel is a group of radio characteristics, LED Indicator ID or group ID is displayed, such as transmit/receive frequency pairs. you can proceed to receive Use the following procedure to select a channel.

  • Page 35: Call (trunking Only), Receiving And Responding To A Telephone Call (trunking Only)

    Release the PTT button to listen. Press the Call Response button within 20 seconds after the call indicators begin. If there is no voice activity for a predetermined period of During the call, the display shows the caller’s name, if it is in time, the call ends.

  • Page 36: Making A Radio Call, Making A Talkgroup Call

    Procedure: Making a Radio Call Use the preprogrammed Call Response button to answer a Telephone Call: You can select a channel, subscriber ID, or group by using: You hear a telephone-type ringing and the LED blinks • The Channel Selector Knob green.

  • Page 37: Making A Private Call (trunking Only), Making A Telephone Call (trunking Only)

    The display momentarily shows Please Wait and the ID icon, the group alias or ID, and transmitting radio alias or ID on your display. number. If there is no voice activity for a predetermined period of Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from time, the call ends.

  • Page 38: Repeater Or Direct Operation

    Repeater or Direct Operation Follow the procedure below. The REPEATER operation increases the radio’s range by < > to Phon. connecting with other radios through a repeater. The transmit Press the Menu Select button directly below Phon. The and receive frequencies are different. display shows the last transmitted phone number.

  • Page 39: Monitoring Features, Monitoring A Channel

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Dir to enable Monitoring Features Direct mode. The display shows the Talkaround status icon. Radio users who switch from analog to digital radios often Press the Menu Select button directly below Rptr to enable assume that the lack of static on a digital channel is an Repeater mode.

  • Page 40: Conventional Mode Operation

    Conventional Mode Operation Press the preprogrammed Monitor button and proceed to Step ® Your radio may be preprogrammed to receive Private-Line 3 of the procedure below. (PL) calls. Procedure: Follow the procedure below. Momentarily press the Monitor button to listen for activity. The Carrier Squelch indicator appears on the display.

  • Page 41: Advanced Features, Advanced Call Features, Receiving A Selective Call

    Advanced Call Features Advanced Features Use this navigation guide to learn more about advanced Receiving and Making a Selective Call (ASTRO features available with your radio: Conventional Only) Advanced Call Features ..... . . page 33 This feature allows you to receive a call from or to call a select Contacts .

  • Page 42: Making A Selective Call, Selecting A Talkgroup

    Using the Talkgroup Call Feature (Conventional Making a Selective Call Operation Only) Procedure: Press the preprogrammed Quick Access (One-Touch) This feature allows you to define a group of conventional Selective Call button to dial the preprogrammed ID number system users so that they can share the use of a conventional and proceed to Step 5 of the procedure below.

  • Page 43: Sending A Status Call (astro

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Pset to select The display shows the last acknowledged status call, or the the preset preprogrammed talkgroup. first status in the list. If the encryption key slaved to the new talkgroup is erased, to the required status.

  • Page 44: Requesting A Reprogram (astro, Classifying Regrouped Radios

    during special operations and is enabled by a qualified radio technician. Follow the procedure below. < > You will not notice whether your radio has this feature enabled to Rpgm. until a dynamic regrouping command is sent by the dispatcher. Press the Menu Select button directly below Rpgm to send Note: If you try to access a zone or channel that has been...

  • Page 45: Contacts

    • Contacts Select-disabled radios cannot change channels while dynamically regrouped. The dispatcher has forced the radio to remain on the dynamic-regrouping channel. This feature provides “address-book” capabilities on your radio. The Scan or Private Call feature cannot be selected while your Each entry corresponds to an alias (name) or ID (number) that radio is Select Disabled.

  • Page 46: Making A Private Call From Contacts

    up. You will hear the Menu Inactive Exit Tone upon Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the PTT feature exit. button to listen. The LED lights up solid green. If there is no voice activity for a programmed period of time, Making a Private Call from Contacts the call ends.

  • Page 47: Adding A New Contact Entry, Deleting A Contact Entry

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Done once you If there is no voice activity for a programmed period of time, the call ends. have entered the name. Repeat Steps 4 through 6 to enter the ID and call type. The call ends when it reaches the maximum ring time.

  • Page 48: Adding A Contact To A Call List, Editing A Contact In A Call List

    to Edit and press the Menu Select button directly Adding a Contact to a Call List below Sel. Procedure: 1 < > to the entry alias you wish to change and press the to Cnts. Menu Select button directly below Edit. Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts.

  • Page 49: Editing A Call Type, Viewing A Details Of A Contact

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The to the entry you want to edit and press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. entries are alphabetically sorted. to Edit and press the Menu Select button directly to the entry you want to edit and press the Menu below Sel.

  • Page 50: Scan Lists, Viewing A Scan List

    to View Contact and press the Menu Select Scan Lists button directly below Sel. Scan lists are created and assigned to individual channels/ You see all the numbers associated with the entry. groups. Your radio scans for voice activity by cycling through to select the number and press the Menu Select the channel/group sequence specified in the scan list for the button directly below Call make the call.

  • Page 51: Editing The Scan List

    Use the 16-Position Select knob to select another scan list Editing the Scan List member. This feature lets you change scan list members and priorities. Press to exit scan list programming and return to the Note: The maximum number of members for a trunking home display.

  • Page 52: Changing The Scan List Status, Viewing And Changing The Priority Status

    the currently displayed channel from the scan list. The display shows the programming mode icon and the first list member. Press the Menu Select button directly below Rcl to view the to the number you want to edit. next member of the scan list. Press the Select button once to add the currently displayed to select more channels to be added or deleted.

  • Page 53: Scan, Turning Scan On Or Off

    button one or more times to view and/or change the scan list Scan status icon of the currently displayed channel. This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels A Scan icon indicates that the current channel is in the scan by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels.

  • Page 54: Deleting A Nuisance Channel, Restoring A Nuisance Channel

    Making a Dynamic Priority Change (Conventional Deleting a Nuisance Channel Scan Only) If a channel continually generates unwanted calls or noise (termed a “nuisance” channel), you can temporarily remove the While the radio is scanning, the dynamic priority change feature unwanted channel from the scan list.

  • Page 55: Call Alert Paging, Receiving And Answering A Call Alert

    Call Alert Paging • Change the channel via the 16-Position Select knob. This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. Even if other users are away from their radios, or if they are unable to hear their radios, you can send them an individual Call Alert page.

  • Page 56: Sending A Call Alert Page

    Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from Sending a Call Alert Page your mouth. Note: The radio automatically exits the feature, if the time-out When you are connected, you see the home display. Press timer is enabled, when the radio is left idle and time is and hold the PTT button to talk.

  • Page 57: Emergency Operation, Sending An Emergency Alarm

    Emergency Operation Sending an Emergency Alarm This feature allows you to send a data transmission, which An Emergency Alarm is used to indicate a critical situation. identifies the radio sending the emergency, to the dispatcher. If the top (orange) button is preprogrammed to send an Procedure: emergency signal, this signal overrides any other Press the preprogrammed Emergency button.

  • Page 58: Sending An Emergency Call, Emergency Call

    Release the PTT button to end the transmission and wait for Sending an Emergency Call a response from the dispatcher. This feature gives your radio priority access on a channel. Press and hold the preprogrammed Emergency button for Note: The radio operates in the normal dispatch manner about a second to exit the Emergency Call mode.

  • Page 59: Sending A Silent Emergency Alarm

    Procedure: Press and hold the PTT button. Speak clearly into the microphone. Press the preprogrammed Emergency button. Release the PTT button to end the transmission and wait for The display shows no changes, the LED does not light up, a response from the dispatcher. and you hear no tones.

  • Page 60: Using The Emergency Keep-alive Feature

    Using the Emergency Keep-Alive Feature This feature, when enabled, prevents the radio from being turned off via the On/Off Control knob when the radio is in the Emergency state. Note: The radio only exits the Emergency state using one of the ways mentioned in the previous sections.

  • Page 61: User Login, Selecting Or Changing The Ars Mode

    Advanced Automatic Registration Service (ARS) Selecting or Changing the ARS Mode User Login Procedure: Turn the preprogrammed 16-Position Select knob, once the This feature provides an automated data application registration zone you want is displayed, to the desired mode. for the radio. When you turn on the radio, the device automatically registers with the server.

  • Page 62: Accessing The User Login Feature, Logging In As A User

    Accessing the User Login Feature Logging In as a User This feature allows you as the user to be associated with the Procedure: radio. With this association, every data application (Example: Press the preprogrammed User Login button and proceed to Text Messaging Service) takes on a friendly username.

  • Page 63: Logging Out

    Wait for the logged in confirmation screen. If the login Press the Menu Select button directly below Pin. process is successful, the display shows the successful user login indicator (IP indicator) icon and Logged in and Logt. A blinking cursor appears beside Pin. Enter your Personal Identification Number (PIN) number.

  • Page 64: Accessing The Tms Features, Text Messaging Service (tms), Text Message, Text Messaging Service (tms)

    Text Messaging Service (TMS) Accessing the TMS Features Note: The radio automatically exits the feature, if the time-out This feature allows you to send and receive text messages. timer is enabled, when the radio is left idle and time is maximum length of characters for a text message is 200.

  • Page 65

    to Send Message and press the Menu Select same key inserts the same digit to the text message (no multi-tap). button directly below Sel. A blinking cursor appears in the Enter Address screen. Procedure: Use the keypad to type the direct address entry via multi- 1 <...

  • Page 66: Sending A Quick Text Message

    time. See Accessing the Drafts Folder on page 60 to scroll through the list of messages and press the for more details. Menu Select button directly below Sel to select the required message. Sending a Quick Text Message The message appears on the Compose screen, with a Quick Text messages are messages that are predefined and blinking cursor at the end of it.

  • Page 67: Editing A Quick Text Message, Using The Priority Message And

    Note: You can append a priority message and/or a request to scroll through the list of messages and press the reply to your message. See Using the Priority Menu Select button directly below Sel to select the required Message and Request Reply Features on page 58 message.

  • Page 68: Request Reply Features

    Press the Menu Select button below Send to send the After the outgoing message is composed (see Composing and Sending a New Text Message on page 54 for more message. information): Press the PTT button to send the message. Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. You see the Send Message screen and Sending msg on to Mark Important and press the Menu Select the display.

  • Page 69: Managing Text Messages, Receiving A Text Message, Viewing A Text Message From The Inbox

    Back Press the Menu Select button directly below at any time to Procedure: return to the previous screen. Press the preprogrammed TMS button or the TMS Feature button to access the TMS feature screen, and proceed to Step Managing Text Messages Press and hold the preprogrammed TMS button to access the Receiving a Text Message Inbox screen and proceed to Step 4.

  • Page 70: Replying To A Received Text Message, Accessing The Drafts Folder

    Press Menu Select button directly below Del to delete any Replying to a Received Text Message unwanted characters. Note: The original date and time stamp, address and Press and hold to toggle between normal text entry message content is automatically appended to the mode, uppercase mode and num lock mode.

  • Page 71: Managing Sent Text Messages, Viewing A Sent Text Message

    Press the Menu Select button directly below TMS to access Note: The icon at the top right corner of the screen indicates the status of the message. See Text Messaging the TMS feature screen. Service (TMS) on page 15 for more information. to Drafts and press the Menu Select button below Sel.

  • Page 72: Sending A Sent Text Message, Deleting A Text Message

    Sending a Sent Text Message Deleting a Text Message Procedure: Procedure: Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn while From the Inbox, Draft, or Sent screen: viewing the message. to scroll through the messages. to Send Message and press the Menu Select Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to delete button directly below Sel to send the message.

  • Page 73: Secure Operations, Selecting Secure Transmissions, Selecting Clear Transmissions, Managing Encryption, Loading An Encryption Key

    The radio will not transmit until you set the Secure/ Clear switch to the secure position. Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to Managing Encryption decode any part of an encrypted message.

  • Page 74: Using The Multikey Feature, Selecting An Encryption Key, Selecting A Keyset

    < Press the Menu Select button directly below Key. The to backspace. Secure-equipped radios – 6 to 8 characters. display shows the last user-selected and stored encryption Clear radios – 0 to 8 characters. key, and the available menu selections. to scroll through the encryption keys.

  • Page 75: Using The Key Zeroization Feature

    This feature allows you to select one or more groups of several The radio exits keyset selection and returns to the home encryption keys from among the available keys stored in the display. radio. For example, you could have a group of three keys structured to Using the Key Zeroization Feature one keyset, and another group of three different keys structured This feature allows you to erase all or selected encryption keys.

  • Page 76

    While holding Top Side button down, press the Top button. At Ers sngl key, press the Menu Select button directly The display shows Please wait. below Yes to erase the displayed encryption key OR No to return to the previous screen. When all the encryption keys have been erased, the display shows Erased.

  • Page 77: Security, Radio Lock, Unlocking Your Radio

    Note: The rekey operation failure indicates that your radio Security does not contain the Unique Shadow Key (USK). This key must be loaded into the radio with the key-variable loader (KVL) before the rekey request can be sent. Radio Lock This feature changes your radio to a more robust security Refer to your local key management supervisor for system that protects the use of the secure encryption keys.

  • Page 78: Changing Your Password, Feature (secure Radios Only)

    IMPORTANT: Enabling or Disabling the Radio Lock Feature For Secure Radios Only – After a total of 17 consecutive (Secure Radios Only) incorrect passwords (turning the radio off and on does not reset This feature allows you to enable or disable the radio lock this number), the radio erases all of its encryption keys and feature.

  • Page 79: Global Positioning System (gps) Enabled, Understanding The Gps Feature

    • Global Positioning System (GPS) Enabled Under any other metal or concrete roof or structure • Between tall buildings or under dense tree-cover Your RSM’s GPS Enabled feature uses information from the • In temperature extremes outside the operating limits of your Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the approximate geographical location of your RSM, expressed as latitude and longitude.

  • Page 80: Enhancing Gps Performance, The Outdoor Location Feature (using Gps)

    The radio also stores four (4) preprogrammed waypoints. These Enhancing GPS Performance coordinates cannot be deleted. Sometimes, the GPS feature of your RSM may be unable to complete a location calculation successfully. You then see a Programmable Waypoints Preprogrammed Waypoints message indicating that your RSM cannot see enough visible Fixed location coordinates: satellites.

  • Page 81: Accessing The Outdoor Location Feature, Saving A Waypoint

    While the new location is being determined, the location Accessing the Outdoor Location Feature signal can be a solid or blinking icon. Note: An ON/OFF menu key may be present on the location Once the location coordinates are fixed, the display shows menu if it is preprogrammed by the dealer or system the current latitude and longitude, along with the time and administrator.

  • Page 82: Viewing A Saved Waypoint, Editing A Waypoint

    > Press to move one space to the right. Editing a Waypoint Press Menu Select button directly below Del to delete any Procedure: unwanted characters. While in the current location display: Press and hold to toggle between normal text entry mode, uppercase mode and num lock mode.

  • Page 83: From A Saved Waypoint, In Emergency Mode

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to exit the returns to the home (default) display so that you can see which channel the emergency signal is going out on. feature and return to the main screen. However, you may re-enter the Location menu while still in Press or the PTT button (if preprogrammed) to exit this emergency mode, provided that Silent Emergency has not been...

  • Page 84: Trunking System Controls, Using The Failsoft System, Going Out-of-range, Using The Site Trunking Feature

    Trunking System Controls Going Out-of-Range When your radio goes out of the range of the system, it can no longer lock onto a control channel. Using the Failsoft System Procedure: The failsoft system ensures continuous radio communications during a trunked system failure. If a trunking system fails A low-pitched tone sounds.

  • Page 85: Locking And Unlocking A Site, Viewing And Changing A Site, Viewing The Current Site

    Locking and Unlocking a Site Viewing the Current Site This feature allows your radio to lock onto a specific site and not Procedure: roam among wide-area talkgroup sites. This feature should be Press the preprogrammed Site Search button. used with caution, since it inhibits roaming to another site in a wide-area system.

  • Page 86: Voice Recorder, Utilities, Selecting The Power Level

    Voice Recorder Utilities Selecting the Power Level You can select the power level at which your radio transmits. The radio always turns on to the default setting. Note: This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician. Settings: Select Low for a shorter transmitting distance and to •...

  • Page 87: Selecting A Radio Profile, Controlling The Display Backlight, Turning Keypad Tones On Or Off

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to select The radio saves the new transmit power level and returns to the home display. the required radio profile. Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to exit the Press or the PTT button to exit without changing the setting.

  • Page 88: Setting The Time-out Timer, Setting The Time And Date, Editing The Time And Date

    Procedure: Follow the procedure below. Hold down the PTT button longer than the preprogrammed < > to Mute. time. You hear a short, low-pitched warning tone, the transmission is cut-off, and the LED goes out until you Press the Menu Select button directly below Mute. release the PTT button.

  • Page 89: Operation Features, Analog Options, Digital Options

    Procedure: information. Any changes made before the call is NOT saved. 1 < > to Clck. Press the Menu Select button directly below Clck. The Using the Conventional Squelch Operation Features display shows the current setting of the radio. Press the Menu Select button directly below Edit. The first This feature filters out unwanted calls with low signal strength or channels that have a higher than normal background noise.

  • Page 90: Using The Pl Defeat Feature

    Using the PL Defeat Feature Option Result You hear any digital traffic having This feature allows you to override any coded squelch (DPL or Normal Squelch the correct network access code. PL) that might be preprogrammed to a channel. You hear any digital traffic having Procedure: Selective Switch the correct network access code...

  • Page 91: Using The Latched Ptt Feature, Latched Ptt State, Exiting The Latched Ptt State

    Three radio-wide variations of smart PTT are available: Entering and Extending the Latched PTT State Transmit Inhibit Procedure: You cannot transmit if any traffic is on Busy Channel detected on the channel. • Double press and release the PTT button to enter the with Carrier Latched PTT state.

  • Page 92: Accessing General Radio Information, Accessing The Radio Information, Viewing The Ip Information

    Procedure: Accessing General Radio Information Press the preprogrammed Info button and proceed to Step 3. Your radio contains information on the following: Follow the procedure below. • Radio Information 1 < > to Info. • IP Display Press the Menu Select button directly below Info. •...

  • Page 93: Viewing The Control Assignments

    Note: The device name of your radio is preprogrammed. This feature displays the programmable radio functions Check with your dealer or system administrator for assigned to the controls of your radio. more information. See Programmable Features on page 8 for more information Procedure: on the various programmable features of your radio.

  • Page 94: Helpful Tips, Caring For Your Radio

    Motorola details the disassembly, test, and reassembly procedures along with necessary test equipment needed to inspect, maintain and troubleshoot radio seals in the radio’s service manual.

  • Page 95: Cleaning Your Radio, Handling Your Radio

    • Do not use solvents to clean your radio. Spirits If the radio battery contact area has been may permanently damage the radio housing. submerged in water, dry and clean the radio battery contacts before attaching a battery to the Do not submerge the radio in the detergent a u t i o n a u t i o n...

  • Page 96: Servicing Your Radio, Taking Care Of The Battery, Charging The Battery

    Proper repair and maintenance procedures will assure efficient Note: Battery life is determined by several factors. Among the operation and long life for this product. A Motorola maintenance more critical are the regular overcharge of batteries agreement will provide expert service to keep this and all other and the average depth of discharge with each cycle.

  • Page 97: Checking The Battery Charge Status, Led And Sounds, Conventional Fuel Gauge Icon

    For example, a battery which is overcharged and discharged Conventional Fuel Gauge Icon 100% several times a day, will last fewer cycles than a battery A blinking fuel gauge icon (b) is displayed only when the that receives less of an overcharge and is discharged to 50% battery voltage drops to low level.

  • Page 98: Battery Recycling And Disposal, Antenna, Radio Operating Frequencies

    Please refer to the APX7000 micro- Motorola fully endorses and encourages the recycling of NiCd site at http://...tbd... for the antenna batteries. In the U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the information. nationwide Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) program for NiCd battery collection and recycling.

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