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    Keypad 4-Way Navigation *68007024034* • Zone – Zone switch to desired zone. Button • Channel – Channel switch to desired channel. 68007024034-A © 2009 by Motorola, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 04/10 1301 E. Algonquin Rd., Schaumburg, English IL 60196-1078, U.S.A.

  • Page 4: Menu Navigation

    Sending an Emergency Call Transmitting a call or data The vote scan feature is enabled. Press the Emergency button. Received an Individual Call. This channel is being monitored. Press and hold the PTT button. Speak clearly On = Secure operation. into the microphone.

  • Page 5: Declaration Of Conformity

    Address: 1301 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, IL 60196-1078, U.S.A. Phone Number: 1-800-927-2744 Hereby declares that the product: Model Name: APX 7000 conforms to the following regulations: FCC Part 15, subpart B, section 15.107(a), 15.107(d) and section 15.109(a) Class B Digital Device As a personal computer peripheral, this device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Encrypted Integrated Data (EID) ....2 Contents SecureNet ....... . 2 What Your Dealer/System Administrator This User Guide contains all the information you need Can Tell You .

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Home Button ......13 Selecting a Radio Channel ....33 Data Feature Button .

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    Selecting a Talkgroup ..... . 43 Deleting a Nuisance Channel ....56 Sending a Status Call .

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    Appending a Request Reply to a Text Message . . 69 Conventional Only) ......80 Removing a Request Reply from a Text MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) Page .

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    Using the Site Trunking Feature ....91 Using the Smart PTT Feature (Conventional Only) ..... . . 100 Locking and Unlocking a Site .

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    Appendix: Maritime Radio Use in the VHF Frequency Range ..... .111 Special Channel Assignments ....111 Emergency Channel .

  • Page 13: Important Safety Information, Software Version

    Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with your radio (Motorola Publication part number 6881095C98) to ensure compliance with RF energy exposure limits. For a list of Motorola-approved antennas, batteries, and other accessories, visit the following website: http://www.motorola.com/governmentandenterprise English...

  • Page 14: Computer Software Copyrights

    Laws in the written permission of Motorola. No part of this manual United States and other countries preserve for Motorola may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any...

  • Page 15: Getting Started, Notations Used In This Manual, How To Use This Guide

    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 16: Additional Performance Enhancement

    The following are some of the latest creations designed to enhance the security, quality and efficiency of APX radios. SecureNet allows user to perform secured communications on an Analog or Motorola Data Communication (MDC) channel. Dynamic System Resilience (DSR) The MDC OTAR feature will allow users to perform OTAR activities on an MDC channel.

  • Page 17: Can Tell You, What Your Dealer/system Administrator, Preparing Your Radio For Use

    What Your Dealer/System Administrator Preparing Your Radio for Use Can Tell You Assemble your radio by following these steps: Check with your dealer or system administrator, if the radio is to Charging the Battery ......page 4 be operated in extremely cold temperatures (less than -20°C), Battery Charger .

  • Page 18: Charging The Battery

    The Motorola-approved battery shipped with your radio is uncharged. 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 Accessories on page 110. Note: When charging a battery attached to a radio, turn the radio off to ensure a full charge.

  • Page 19: Attaching The Antenna

    Attaching the Antenna To remove the battery, turn the radio off. Squeeze With the radio turned off, set the antenna in its receptacle and the release latches on the turn clockwise to attach it to the radio. bottom of the battery until the battery releases from the radio.

  • Page 20: Attaching The Accessory Connector Cover

    Attaching the Accessory Connector Using the Carry Holder Cover The accessory connector is located on the antenna side of the Position the radio within radio. It is used to connect accessories to the radio. the carry holder with the Note: To prevent damage to the connector, shield it with the main speaker facing connector cover when not in use.

  • Page 21: Turning On The Radio

    Turning On the Radio To remove the radio from Rotate the On/Off/Volume Control Knob clockwise until you the carry holder, place the hear a click. tip of your fingers on the ledge of the carry holder and push at the bottom of the radio until the radio releases from it.

  • Page 22: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the Volume To increase the volume, turn the On/Off/Volume Control Knob clockwise. Main Speaker To turn off the radio, rotate the On/Off/Volume Control Knob counterclockwise until you hear a click. To decrease the volume, turn this knob counterclockwise. Note: Ensure that the main speaker is pointed towards you for increased loudness and intelligibility, especially in areas with loud background noises.

  • Page 23: Identifying Radio Controls

    Identifying Radio Controls Take a moment to review the following: Radio Parts and Controls ..... . page 10 Programmable Features ..... . . page 11 Assignable Radio Functions .

  • Page 24: Radio Parts And Controls

    Radio Parts and Controls 3-Position A/B/C Antenna 16-Position Switch* Select Knob* On/Off/Volume Control Knob 2-Position Concentric Switch* Top (Orange) Secondary Speaker Button* Display Main Display Top Side (Select) Microphone Microphone Button* Menu Select Accessory Buttons Connector Push-to-Talk Main (PTT) Button Speaker Data Feature Button...

  • Page 25: Programmable Features, Assignable Radio Functions

    Emergency – Depending on the programming, initiates or Programmable Features cancels an emergency alarm or call. Any reference in this manual to a control that is Information – Displays the information of the radio. “preprogrammed” means that the control must be programmed Internet Protocol Address –...

  • Page 26: Assignable Settings Or Utility Functions

    Radio Profiles – Allows for easy access to a set of Talkaround/Direct (Conventional Only) – Toggles between preprogrammed visual and audio settings of the radio. using a repeater and communicating directly with another radio. Recent Calls – Allows for easy access to the list of calls Talkgroup (Conventional Only) –...

  • Page 27: Accessing The Preprogrammed Functions

    Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions Using the Navigation Buttons Home Button You can access various radio functions through one of the following ways: button returns you to the Home (default) screen. In most • A short or long press of the relevant programmable buttons. cases, this is the current mode.

  • Page 28: Using The Keypad

    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.

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    Keypad Characters – Lowercase Mode Number of Times Key is Pressed & “ ‘ Toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase mode, and lowercase mode. Space Toggle between numeric and letter mode. English...

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    Keypad Characters – Numeric Mode Number of Times Key is Pressed & “ ‘ Space Toggle between numeric and letter mode. English...

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    Keypad Characters – Hexadecimal Mode Number of Times Key is Pressed Not applicable Not applicable English...

  • Page 32: Push-to-talk (ptt) Button, Identifying Status Indicators

    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 purposes: Status Icons ....... . . page 19 Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons .

  • Page 33: Status Icons

    Status Icons Battery The number of bars (0 – 4) shown indicates the The 240 x 320 pixel front liquid crystal display (LCD) of your charge remaining in the battery. Blinks when the radio shows radio status, text entries, and menu entries. The Top Display battery is low.

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    In-Call User Alert Priority Channel Scan • • On = The feature is enabled. Voice muting of Blinking dot = Radio detects activity on the affiliated trunking talkgroup or channel designated as selected conventional channel is Priority-One. Top Display activated. •...

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    Zone Bank 2 Location Signal Top Display • • D = Radio is in Zone 4. On = Location feature is enabled, and location signal is available. • E = Radio is in Zone 5. • Off = Location feature is disabled. •...

  • Page 36: Text Messaging Service (tms) Icons

    Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons Read Message The selected text message in the Inbox has been This feature allows you to send and receive text messages. See read. Text Messaging Service (TMS) on page 65 for more Normal Message information. User is composing a message with normal priority and without a request for a reply.

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    Request Reply Lowercase Indicates that the text entry is currently in • The “Request Reply” feature is toggled on lowercase mode. before the message is sent. • Messages in the Inbox folder are flagged with “Request Reply”. Priority Status and Request Reply •...

  • Page 38: Tms Menu Options, Call Type Icons

    Call Type Icons TMS Menu Options Menu Option Description/Function The following icons appear on the radio’s main display, when you make or receive a call, or view selected call lists, to indicate Back Brings you back to the previous screen. the different call types associated with an alias or ID.

  • Page 39: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator Landline phone number. The LED indicator shows the operational status of your radio. Landline phone number added to a Call List. LED Indicator Incoming call or data. Outgoing call or data. Solid red – Radio is transmitting. Blinking red –...

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    Rapidly blinking red – Radio has failed the self test upon powering up or encountered a fatal error. Solid yellow – Channel is busy. Blinking yellow – Radio is receiving a secured transmission. Solid green – Radio is powering up, or is on a non-priority channel while in the Scan List Programming mode.

  • Page 41: Intelligent Lighting Indicators

    Intelligent Lighting Indicators This feature temporary changes the backlight of the top display screen and the keypad, and adds a color bar to the main display screen to help signal that a radio event has occurred. Note: This feature must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician. Backlight and Bar Color Notification When...

  • Page 42: 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.

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    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...

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    You Hear Tone Name Heard Short, High-Pitched Low-Battery Chirp When battery is below preset threshold value. Tone (Chirp) Fast Ringing When system is searching for target of Private Call. Ringing Enhanced Call Sent When waiting for target of Private Call to answer the call. Phone Call Received When a land-to-mobile phone call is received.

  • Page 45: 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 46: 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. 3-Position A/B/C Switch Use this navigation guide to familiarize yourself with the basic Call features: Selecting a Zone .

  • Page 47: Selecting A Radio Channel

    Selecting a Radio Channel Follow the procedure below. A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as transmit/ < > to Zone. receive frequency pairs. Press the Menu Select button directly below Zone. to the required zone. Use the keypad to enter the zone number. If the zone number entered is unprogrammed, the display shows Invalid entry.

  • Page 48: Receiving And Responding To A Radio Call

    Procedure: Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call Turn the preprogrammed 16-Position Select knob to the desired channel. Once you have selected the required channel and/or zone, you can proceed to receive and respond to calls. Follow the procedure below. <...

  • Page 49: Receiving And Responding To A Talkgroup Call, Receiving And Responding To A Private Call

    Receiving and Responding to a Talkgroup Call Receiving and Responding to a Private Call (Trunking Only) To receive a call from a group of users, your radio must be configured as part of that talkgroup. A Private Call is a call from an individual radio to another individual radio.

  • Page 50: Receiving And Responding To A Telephone Call

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Resp. Receiving and Responding to a Telephone Call (Trunking Only) Press the Call Response button within 20 seconds after the This feature allows you to receive calls similar to standard call indicators begin. phone calls from a landline phone.

  • Page 51: Making A Radio Call

    Making a Radio Call Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from your mouth. You can select a zone, channel, subscriber ID, or talkgroup by Press the PTT button to make the call. using: ASTRO Conventional Only: •...

  • Page 52: Making An Enhanced Private Call (trunking Only), Making An Enhanced Private Call (trunking Only)

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Call. The Making an Enhanced Private Call (Trunking Only) display shows the last transmitted or received ID. This feature allows you to send an individual Call Alert page if Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts to scroll there is no answer from the target radio.

  • Page 53: Making A Telephone Call (trunking Only), Making A Telephone Call (trunking Only)

    Press the PTT button to start the Private Call. Follow the procedure below. The display shows Calling... <Number>. < > to Phon. Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from Press the Menu Select button directly below Phon. The your mouth.

  • Page 54: Repeater Or Direct Operation, Monitoring Features

    Repeater or Direct Operation Monitoring Features The REPEATER operation increases the radio’s range by Radio users who switch from analog to digital radios often connecting with other radios through a repeater. The transmit assume that the lack of static on a digital channel is an and receive frequencies are different.

  • Page 55: Conventional Mode Operation

    Release the Volume Set button. Conventional Mode Operation Press and hold the PTT button to transmit. The LED lights ® Your radio may be preprogrammed to receive Private-Line up solid red. (PL) calls. Release the PTT button to receive (listen). Procedure: Momentarily press the Monitor button to listen for activity.

  • Page 56: Advanced Features, Advanced Call Features, Receiving And Making A Selective Call (astro)

    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 42 This feature allows you to receive a call from or to call a specific Contacts .

  • Page 57: Making A Selective Call

    Release the PTT button to listen. Making a Selective Call Press to return to the Home screen. Procedure: Press the preprogrammed Quick Access (One-Touch) Selective Call button to dial the preprogrammed ID and Using the Talkgroup Call Feature (Conventional proceed to Step 4. Operation Only) This feature allows you to define a group of conventional Follow the procedure below.

  • Page 58: Sending A Status Call

    to Preset for the preset preprogrammed talkgroup. Sending a Status Call This feature allows you to send data calls to the dispatcher to the required talkgroup. about a predefined status. Each status can have up to a 14-character name. A maximum Use the keypad to enter the number of the corresponding of eight status conditions is possible.

  • Page 59: Requesting A Reprogram (trunking Only)

    Procedure: When the dispatcher acknowledges, four tones sound and the display shows Ack received. The radio returns to When your radio is dynamically regrouped, it automatically normal dispatch operation. switches to the dynamically regrouped channel. A “gurgle” tone sounds and the display shows the dynamically If no acknowledgment is received, a low-pitched tone regrouped channel’s name.

  • Page 60: Classifying Regrouped Radios

    Contacts The display shows Reprgrm rqst and Please wait. If you hear five beeps, the dispatcher has acknowledged the This feature provides “address-book” capabilities on your radio. reprogram request. The display shows Ack received and Each entry corresponds to an alias (name) or ID (number) that the radio returns to the Home screen.

  • Page 61: Making A Private Call From Contacts

    Your radio also supports a maximum of 50 call lists. Each list to select the call type. can store up to 100 IDs (numbers). Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from Note: Your radio is preprogrammed with a number of your mouth.

  • Page 62: Adding A New Contact Entry

    Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from to Name and press the Menu Select button directly your mouth. below Edit. Press the PTT button to initiate the call. During the call, the The display shows Edit name and a blinking cursor display shows the subscriber alias.

  • Page 63: Deleting A Contact Entry

    The display shows Edit Number 1 and a blinking cursor Press the Menu Select button directly below Done once you appears. have finished. Use the keypad to enter the number. The display shows <Entry> Stored, confirming that the < Press to move one space to the left.

  • Page 64: Adding A Contact To A Call List

    Adding a Contact to a Call List Removing a Contact from a Call List Procedure: Procedure: < > < > to Cnts. to Cnts. Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The entries are alphabetically sorted.

  • Page 65: Editing A Contact In A Call List

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok once you Editing a Contact in a Call List have finished. The display returns to the Edit Contact screen. Editing an Entry Alias Press the Menu Select button directly below Done to save Procedure: your changes and return to the main screen for Contacts.

  • Page 66: Editing A Call Type, Viewing Details Of A Contact

    A blinking cursor appears. to Edit and press the Menu Select button directly Use the keypad to edit the name. below Sel. < Press to move one space to the left. to Type and press the Menu Select button directly >...

  • Page 67: Scan Lists

    Scan Lists Editing the Scan List This feature lets you change scan list members and priorities. Scan lists are created and assigned to individual channels/ Note: The maximum number of members for a trunking groups. Your radio scans for voice activity by cycling through priority monitor scan list is 50;...

  • Page 68: Changing The Scan List Status

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to add and/ Changing the Scan List Status or change the priority of the currently displayed channel in Procedure: the scan list. Long press the preprogrammed Scan List Programming Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to delete button (side button).

  • Page 69: Viewing And Changing The Priority Status

    Scan Viewing and Changing the Priority Status Procedure: This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels Below the Sel, Del, and Rcl screen, press the Menu Select by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels. button directly below Sel to view and/or change the priority status of the currently displayed channel.

  • Page 70: Deleting A Nuisance Channel

    Note: Deleting a “nuisance” channel is only possible through Making a Dynamic Priority Change (Conventional the preprogrammed Nuisance Channel Delete Scan Only) button. This feature is not accessible through the While the radio is scanning, the dynamic priority change feature menu.

  • Page 71: Call Alert Paging, Receiving A Call Alert Page

    Call Alert Paging Sending a Call Alert Page Note: The radio automatically exits the feature, if the feature This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. inactivity timer is enabled, when the radio is left idle Even if other users are away from their radios, or if they are and the timer expires.

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    If the call alert page is sent successfully, a tone sounds and Press the Menu Select button directly below Yes to send the display shows Ack received. the call alert page. If the call alert page is not acknowledged, a low tone sounds Press the Menu Select button directly below No to exit the and the display shows No acknowledge.

  • Page 73: Emergency Operation

    Emergency Operation Sending an Emergency Alarm This feature allows you to send a data transmission, which The Emergency feature 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 74: Sending An Emergency Call (trunking Only)

    Press and hold the preprogrammed Emergency button for Sending an Emergency Call (Trunking Only) about a second to exit the Emergency Call mode. This feature gives your radio priority access on a channel. Note: The radio operates in the normal dispatch manner Sending an Emergency Alarm with Emergency while in Emergency Call, except, if enabled, it returns Call...

  • Page 75: Sending A Silent Emergency Alarm

    Note: For ALL Emergency signals, when changing channels: Press and hold the preprogrammed Emergency button for about a second to exit the Emergency Call mode. • If the new channel is also preprogrammed for Emergency, you can change channels while in Emergency operation.

  • Page 76: Automatic Registration Service (ars)

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

  • Page 77: Accessing The User Login Feature

    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 78: Logging Out

    If the selected predefined username has more than eight (8) Wait for the logged in confirmation screen. If the login characters, or an invalid character in it, the display process is successful, the display shows the successful user momentary shows Invalid ID. Repeat Step 4. login indicator (IP indicator) icon and Logged in, with Logt and Exit.

  • Page 79: Text Messaging Service (tms), Accessing The Tms Features

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

  • Page 80: Composing And Sending A New Text Message

    A blinking cursor appears on the Compose screen. Composing and Sending a New Text Message Use the keypad to type or edit your message. Note: During the uppercase and lowercase mode, multi- < Press to move one space to the left. tapping the keys only scrolls through the letters.

  • Page 81: Sending A Quick Text Message

    Press to add a space. Sending a Quick Text Message Press to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase Quick Text messages are messages that are predefined and mode, and lowercase mode. usually consist of messages that are used most frequently. Press to toggle between numeric and letter mode.

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    The message appears on the Compose screen, with a Press to add a space. blinking cursor at the end of it. Press to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase Use the keypad to edit the message, if required. mode, and lowercase mode. <...

  • Page 83: Features, Using The Priority Status And Request Reply

    Using the Priority Status and Request Reply Removing a Priority Status from a Text Message Features Procedure: Before sending your message, you can append a priority status After the outgoing message is composed (see Composing and and/or a request reply to your message. Sending a New Text Message on page 66 for more information): Appending a Priority Status to a Text Message...

  • Page 84: Message

    to Mark Important and press the Menu Select Removing a Request Reply from a Text Message button directly below Sel to indicate the message as Procedure: important. After the outgoing message is composed (see Composing and to Req Reply and press the Menu Select button Sending a New Text Message on page 66 for more directly below Sel to request for a reply.

  • Page 85: Managing Text Messages

    Managing Text Messages Viewing a Text Message from the Inbox The Inbox can hold up to thirty (30) messages. Receiving a Text Message Note: to read the message if fills more than one Note: When you receive a message that is flagged with the screen.

  • Page 86: Replying To A Received Text Message

    The display shows a list of aliases or IDs, with the sender of to Text Message and press the Menu Select the latest received message on top. button directly below Sel. to the required aliases or ID and press the Menu to Quick Text and press the Menu Select button Select button below Sel to view the message.

  • Page 87: Accessing The Drafts Folder

    Edit Del. Back Press the Menu Select button directly below , or The display shows the Send Message screen and to access the option. Sending msg. • Edit Select to edit the message before sending it. Back Press the Menu Select button directly below at any time to return to the previous screen.

  • Page 88: Sending A Sent Text Message

    Press the Menu Select button directly below TMS to access Sending a Sent Text Message the TMS feature screen. Procedure: to Sent and press the Menu Select button below Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn while Sel. viewing the message. The display shows a list of aliases or IDs, with the recipient to Send Message and press the Menu Select of latest sent message on top.

  • Page 89: Deleting A Text Message

    Press the Menu Select button below Send or the PTT Press the Menu Select button directly below Yes to delete button to send the message. the message. The display shows the Send Message screen and Press the Menu Select button directly below No to return to Sending msg.

  • Page 90: Secure Operations

    Sel to select all messages in the folder. conventional channels. Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption to Sent and press the Menu Select button below provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to Sel to select all messages in the folder.

  • Page 91: Selecting Clear Transmissions

    Select the required keys and press the Menu Select button Selecting Clear Transmissions directly below LOAD on the KVL. This loads the encryption Procedure: keys into your radio. Turn the preprogrammed Secure/Clear switch to the clear When the key has been loaded successfully, the radio position.

  • Page 92: Selecting An Encryption Key

    Selecting an Encryption Key Selecting a Keyset Procedure: This feature allows you to select one or more groups of several encryption keys from among the available keys stored in the < > to Key. radio. Press the Menu Select button directly below Key. The For example, you could have a group of three keys structured to display shows the last user-selected and stored encryption one keyset, and another group of three different keys structured...

  • Page 93

    At Erase single key?, press the Menu Select button Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel to save the directly below Yes to erase the displayed encryption key newly selected keyset. OR No to return to the previous screen. The radio exits keyset selection and returns to the Home Press , the PTT button, or the Menu Select button directly...

  • Page 94: Mdc Over-the-air Rekeying (otar) Page

    Requesting an Over-the-Air Rekey (ASTRO MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) Page Conventional Only) This feature allows to view or define MDC Over-the-Air This feature, also known as OTAR, allows the dispatcher to Rekeying (OTAR) features.It is applied only when operating in reprogram the encryption keys in the radio remotely.

  • Page 95: Hear Clear

    Security Hear Clear There are two components of Hear Clear. Radio Lock Companding: Reduces the channel noise, e.g. OTA transmission, that is This feature changes your radio to a more robust security predominantly present in UHF2 and 900 MHz channel with system that protects the use of the secure encryption keys.

  • Page 96: Changing Your Password

    If the password is correct, the radio unlocks. Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. Re-enter the new password. If the password is incorrect, the display show Incorrect password and the radio remains locked. Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. The password is updated.

  • Page 97: The Global Positioning System (gps)

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

  • Page 98: Enhancing Gps Performance

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

  • Page 99: Accessing The Outdoor Location Feature

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Rfsh to obtain Accessing the Outdoor Location Feature a new location fix. Note: An ON menu key may be present on the location menu The top line temporarily displays Please wait while the new if it is preprogrammed by the dealer or system location is being determined.

  • Page 100: Saving A Waypoint

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to exit the Saving a Waypoint feature and return to the main screen. Procedure: While in the current location display: Press , the PTT button, or the preprogrammed GPS button to return to the Home screen. Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn.

  • Page 101: Editing The Alias Of A Waypoint

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to delete Press the Menu Select button directly below Back to return any unwanted characters. to the previous screen. Press to add a space. Press , the PTT button, or the preprogrammed GPS Press to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase button to return to the Home screen.

  • Page 102: Editing The Coordinates Of A Waypoint

    A blinking cursor appears in the Edit Location screen. Editing the Coordinates of a Waypoint < Press to move one space to the left. Note: Only the preprogrammed coordinates of Home and > Press to move one space to the right. Destination are editable.

  • Page 103: Deleting A Single Saved Waypoint

    Deleting a Single Saved Waypoint Deleting All Saved Waypoints Procedure: Procedure: While in the current location display: While in the current location display: Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. to Waypoints and press the Menu Select button to Waypoints and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel.

  • Page 104: Saved Waypoint

    Measuring the Distance and Bearing from a Saved Using the Location Feature While in Emergency Waypoint Mode Procedure: When the Emergency feature is activated by pressing the While in the current location display: emergency button, the radio exits the Location menu and returns to the Home (default) screen so that you can see which Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn.

  • Page 105: Trunking System Controls

    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 106: Locking And Unlocking A Site

    Locking and Unlocking a Site Viewing and Changing a Site This feature allows your radio to lock onto a specific site and not This feature allows you to view the number of the current site or roam among wide-area talkgroup sites. This feature should be force your radio to change to a new one.

  • Page 107: Utilities

    Utilities Press the Menu Select button directly below Rcnt to access the Recent Calls feature screen. to scroll through the list. Viewing the Recent Calls List Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to return to This feature allows you to view the recent incoming and the Home screen.

  • Page 108: Selecting A Zone Bank

    Settings: Selecting a Zone Bank • Select Low for a shorter transmitting distance and to This feature allows twice as many zones to be accessed from a conserve power. switch, doubling the amount of switch positions. • Select High for a longer transmitting distance. Note: The Zone Select feature must to be preprogrammed to the 3-position A-B-C switch, while the Zone Bank...

  • Page 109: Enabling And Disabling The Radio Alias

    You can have up to a maximum of twelve (12) radio profiles Enabling and Disabling the Radio Alias programmed into your radio by a qualified radio technician. This feature allows you to display or hide the radio alias (name). Note: The radio automatically exits the feature, if the feature Procedure: inactivity timer is enabled, when the radio is left idle...

  • Page 110: Controlling The Display Backlight

    The secondary speaker also has a "whisper" mode with a Controlling the Display Backlight modified volume taper for quieter modes of operation. You can enable or disable the radio’s display backlight as Note: If an external speaker or microphone accessory is needed, if poor light conditions make the display or keypad attached to the radio, neither internal speaker is difficult to read.

  • Page 111: Locking And Unlocking The Keypad

    Locking and Unlocking the Keypad Turning Voice Mute On or Off You can lock your radio’s keypad to avoid inadvertent key entry. You can enable and disable voice transmission, if needed. Procedure: Procedure: Press the preprogrammed Voice Mute button to turn the Press the preprogrammed Keypad Lock button to toggle the feature off or on.

  • Page 112: Setting The Time And Date

    The timer is defaulted at 60 seconds, but it can be Note: Check with your dealer or system administrator for additional programmable settings for this feature. preprogrammed from 3 to 120 seconds, in 15-second intervals, or it can be disabled entirely for each radio mode, by a qualified radio technician.

  • Page 113

    Press at any time to return to the Home screen without Digital Options saving your changes. One or more of the following options may be preprogrammed in your radio. Check with your dealer or system administrator for Note: If a call arrives while the radio is in the clock-setting menu, the radio exits clock setting and displays the call more information.

  • Page 114: Using The Digital Ptt Id Feature

    Three variations of smart PTT are available: Using the Digital PTT ID Feature Mode Description This feature allows you to see the radio ID (number) of the radio from whom you are currently receiving a transmission. This ID, Transmit Inhibit You cannot transmit if any traffic is consisting up to a maximum of eight characters, can be viewed on Busy Channel...

  • Page 115: Accessing The Battery Information

    Accessing the Battery Information Accessing the Radio Information This feature allows you to check the charge status of the This feature displays the following information of your radio: battery. • • Host Version KG (Secure Algorithm) Procedure: • • Model Number Memory Size Press the Menu Select button directly below Batt.

  • Page 116: Viewing The Ip Information

    Procedure: Viewing the IP Information Press the preprogrammed Info button and proceed to Step 3. This feature displays the device name, IP address, and status of your radio. Follow the procedure below. Note: The device name of your radio is preprogrammed. <...

  • Page 117: Viewing The Control Assignments

    Viewing the Control Assignments Editing the Soft ID This feature displays the programmable radio functions This feature allows you to change your username. assigned to the controls of your radio for the currently selected Note: Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to use channel.

  • Page 118: Voice Announcement

    A blinking cursor appears in the Edit Soft ID screen. Voice Announcement Use the keypad to edit the text. This feature enables the radio to audibly indicate the current < Press to move one space to the left. feature mode, Zone or Channel the user has just assigned. This >...

  • Page 119

    • Seek advice from your dealer or qualified technician for Change to a new channel remaining within the current zone. the best selections for this feature. The radio announces the current channel. • Press either the Menu Select button or preprogrammed The two options of priority for the Voice Announcement button or switch of the radio to launch or terminate Scan, PL available are:...

  • Page 120: Helpful Tips

    • (For APX 7000 R Radios Only) The APX 7000 R radio is designed to be submerged to a maximum depth of 6 feet, with a maximum submersion time of 2 hours. Exceeding either maximum limit may result in damage to the radio.

  • Page 121: Cleaning Your Radio

    • Avoid subjecting the radio to an excess of liquids. Do not damage radio seals and result in leak paths into submerge the radio unless it is a ruggedized, APX 7000 R the radio. Any radio maintenance should be model.

  • Page 122: Servicing Your Radio

    Proper repair and maintenance procedures will assure efficient You can also check the battery charge status via the menu operation and long life for this product. A Motorola maintenance entry. See Accessing the Battery Information on page 101 for agreement will provide expert service to keep this and all other more information.

  • Page 123: Battery Recycling And Disposal

    Top Display 51% to 75% Top Display Battery Recycling and Disposal In the U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the nationwide 26% to 50% Top Display Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) program for NiCd battery collection and recycling. Many retailers and dealers participate in this program.

  • Page 124: Accessories

    For a list of Motorola-approved antennas and other accessories, visit the following website: http://www.motorola.com/governmentandenterprise On the website, search for APX 7000 Multi-Band Portable Radio. You will see the accessories information besides the specifications of the radio. You can also contact your dealer for details.

  • Page 125: Frequency Range

    State the position of the vessel in distress, using any Appendix: Maritime Radio Use in the information that will help responders to locate you, e.g.: VHF Frequency Range • latitude and longitude • bearing (state whether you are using true or magnetic Take a moment to review the following: north) Special Channel Assignments .

  • Page 126: Operating Frequency Requirements

    Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List (Continued) Operating Frequency Requirements Frequency (MHz) Channel A radio designated for shipboard use must comply with Federal Number Transmit Receive Communications Commission Rule Part 80 as follows: 156.150 160.750 • on ships subject to Part II of Title III of the Communications Act, the radio must be capable of operating on the 156.800 156.200 160.800...

  • Page 127

    Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List (Continued) Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List (Continued) Frequency (MHz) Frequency (MHz) Channel Channel Number Number Transmit Receive Transmit Receive 157.150 161.750 157.200 161.800 157.250 161.850 77** 156.875 – 157.300 161.900 156.925 161.525 157.350 161.950 156.975 161.575...

  • Page 128: Glossary

    Automatic Registration Service A group of characteristics such as transmit/ ASTRO 25 Motorola standard for wireless digital Channel receive frequency pairs, radio parameters, Trunking trunked communications. and encryption encoding.

  • Page 129

    MCHB Millennium Control Head Board Regrouping single special channel so they can communicate with each other. Motorola Data Communication Dynamic System Resilience A software-activated feature shown at the bottom of the display – selection of these Encrypted Integrated Data Menu Entry...

  • Page 130

    Term Definition Term Definition Check channel activity by pressing the Personal Identification Number Monitor button. If the channel is clear, you Refers to a software feature that has been Preprogrammed hear static. If the channel is in use, you activated by a qualified radio technician. Monitor hear conversation.

  • Page 131

    Term Definition Term Definition A feature that allows you to call a select An organization or group of radio users individual, intended to provide privacy and Talkgroup who communicate with each other using Selective Call to eliminate the annoyance of having to the same communication path.

  • Page 132: Commercial Warranty

    Product manufactured by MOTOROLA. MOTOROLA assumes no Commercial Warranty obligations or liability for additions or modifications to this warranty unless made in writing and signed by an officer of MOTOROLA. Limited Warranty Unless made in a separate agreement between MOTOROLA and the original end user purchaser, MOTOROLA does not warrant the installation, maintenance or service of the Product.

  • Page 133

    Product for which it and insurance prepaid, to an authorized warranty service location. is specified. Warranty service will be provided by MOTOROLA through one of its H)Freight costs to the repair depot. authorized warranty service locations. If you first contact the I) A Product which, due to illegal or unauthorized alteration of the company which sold you the Product (e.g., dealer or...

  • Page 134

    VI. PATENT AND SOFTWARE PROVISIONS: MOTOROLA will have no liability with respect to any claim of patent infringement which is based upon the combination of the Product or MOTOROLA will defend, at its own expense, any suit brought parts furnished hereunder with software, apparatus or devices not...

  • Page 135: Notes

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  • Page 138

    Motorola, Inc. 1301, E. Algonquin Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60196-1078, U.S.A. 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. © 2009, 2010 Motorola, Inc.

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