The more stripes, the stronger the signal Press and hold the emergency button or the PTT The vote scan feature is enabled. strength for the current site (trunking only). button to return to normal operation. On = Secure operation. To exit emergency at any time, press and hold the Off = Clear operation.
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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 User Guide ..... page 1 emphasize that safety hazards exist, and the care that must be taken or observed.The following special notations identify Notations Used in This Manual .
APX mobile SecureNet allows user to perform secured communications on radios. an Analog or Motorola Data Communication (MDC) channel. The MDC OTAR feature will allow users to perform OTAR Dynamic System Resilience (DSR) activities on an MDC channel.
What Your Dealer/System Administrator Preparing Your Radio for Use Can Tell You Turning On the Radio ......page 4 You can consult your dealer or system administrator about the Validating Compatibility During Power Up.
record the Error XX/YY code and contact your dealer. Turning On the Radio If CH Mismatch appears, means that either the Control Press the Power Button briefly Power Button Head has been connected to an incompatible turn on the radio. transceiver, or vice versa.
The radio runs the Maintenance Mode if the updates are not Identifying Radio Controls complete and repeat step 1. If Sw incomplete appears, use Flashport Recovery Take a moment to review the following: Note: Tool to update the control heads before you power on Radio Parts and Controls .
Radio Parts and Controls Navigation Button O2 Control Head and Microphone (Microphone) Cancel Button Data Feature Button* Bluetooth Indicator** Home Button Okay/Select Push-to-Talk (Microphone) Emergency Button* Button (3) LED Indicators (PTT) Button Power Button Up & Down Buttons* Accy No-Dot Keypad Button (Purple)* *This button is programmable.
Call Alert – Allows the radio to function like a pager, or to verify Programmable Features if a radio is active on the system. Any reference in this manual to a control that is Call Response – Allows you to answer a private call or phone “preprogrammed”...
location. Or, turns the GPS functionality on or off for all Ext PA On/Off – Toggles the audio routing between the locations. connected public address (PA) loudspeaker amplifier and the radio’s internal public address (PA) system. Message – Enters the current message list. Recent Calls –...
Site Search (Trunking Only) – Performs site search for AMSS Assignable Settings or Utility Functions (Automatic Multiple Site Select) or SmartZone operation. Air Horn – Toggles the external airhorn alert tone on or off. Status (Astro 25 Trunking Only) – Sends data calls to the All Tones/Alerts –...
Public Address On/Off – Toggles the radio’s internal public Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions address (PA) system on or off. You can access various radio functions through one of the Siren – Toggles external siren alert tone on or off. following ways: Speaker –...
(Quick Access) One Touch Button – Enters a menu with a Using the Advance Programmable Buttons short press on the preprogrammed One Touch button. Features This feature is to help you to shorten the process of applying assigned to these buttons are Call, Call Alert, Phone, Repeater certain common features.
Home Button Multi-function Knob button returns you to the home (default) display. In most The MFK button on your radio is programmable to the cases, this is the current mode. following features : For selected radio features, the button is also used to save Mode Change - Press the MFK once and turn clockwise user-edited radio settings or information before returning you to...
The secondary feature has an inactivity timer. This timer starts when the secondary feature is idle. The radio returns to primary feature when the timer expires. If the MFK is set to operate only one feature, it is recommended that it be set to Volume Change. Consult your dealer or system administrator for the best option available for MFK.
Using the Keypad You can use the 3 x 4 alphanumeric keypad on the keypad microphone 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.
Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button Identifying Status Indicators The PTT button on the side of the Your radio indicates its operational status through the following: microphone serves two basic Status Icons ....... . . page 19 purposes: Button Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons .
Status Icons Monitor (Carrier Squelch) Selected channel is being monitored (during conventional operation only). The liquid crystal display (LCD) of your radio shows the radio status, text entries, and menu entries. In-Call User Alert The following are the icons that appear on the radio’s display. •...
View/Program Mode User Login Indicator (IP Packet Data) Radio is in the view or program mode. • Inverted = User is currently associated with the radio. • On steady = View mode • On = Packet data context activated. • Blinking = Program mode •...
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 67 for more Message Index information. Indicates the index of the current message the user is viewing.
Priority Status and Request Reply Mixedcase Predictive Indicates that the text entry is currently in mixed • User is composing a message with a priority case and with predicted words shown at the status and a request for a reply. bottom of the screen.
Menu Option Description/Function Mobile number. Toggles “Request Reply” icon on or off for an Rqrp outgoing message. Deletes all the messages in the current Mobile number added to a Call List. folder. Cancel the delete all messages options. Exit Exits to the Home screen. Landline phone number.
LED Indicator Multi-function Knob - Concentric Ring LED LED indicator shows the operational status of your radio. The concentric ring LED blinks green when the MFK is using the secondary feature. See Multi-function Knob on page 12 to Red LED understand the functionality of MFK.
Intelligent Lighting Indicators This feature temporarily changes the radio’s display backlight color 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 Event When The radio initiates an emergency alarm or call.
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.
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...
You Hear Tone Name Heard 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. Gurgle Dynamic Regrouping (When the PTT button is pressed) a dynamic ID has been received.
You Hear Tone Name When Two high-pitched tones Private Conversation When a Private Call is received. Four high-pitched tones Call Alert When a Call Alert page is received. every five seconds Single, high-pitched Central Acknowledge When a Call Alert, emergency alarm, reprogram request, or status/message tone transmission is received by the system’s central controller.
You Hear Tone Name When Continuous, low-pitched Talk-Prohibit (When the PTT button is pressed) the system is out of service. tone Smart PTT Inhibit (When the PTT button is pressed) the channel is busy with the Smart PTT feature enabled. Out-of-Range (When the PTT button is pressed) indicates the radio is not in the range of the trunked radio system.
Selecting a Zone General Radio Operation A zone is a group of channels. Once you understand how your APX Mobile Radio is configured, you are ready to use your radio. Note: Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to use these features.
Press the PTT button to begin transmitting on the displayed Press the PTT button to transmit on the displayed channel. zone. Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call Selecting a Radio Channel Once you have selected the required channel and/or zone, you A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as transmit/ can proceed to receive and respond to calls.
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.
Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the PTT Receiving and Responding to a Telephone Call button to listen. This feature allows you to receive calls similar to standard Press to hang up and return to the Home screen. phone calls from a landline phone.
Making a Radio Call Making a Talkgroup Call To make a call to a group of users, your radio must be You can select a zone, channel, subscriber ID, or talkgroup by configured as part of that talkgroup. using: Procedure: •...
A telephone-type ringing sounds if the receiving unit is in Making a Private Call (Trunking Only) service. The display shows Calling...<Number> or This feature allows you to send an individual Call Alert or page if Calling...<Alias>. there is no answer from the target radio. Your radio must be Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) preprogrammed to allow you to use this feature.
Press and release the PTT button to dial the phone number. Making a Telephone Call Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) This feature allows you to make calls similar to standard phone from your mouth. calls to a mobile or landline phone.
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.
Trunked Modes Only: Press the PTT button. At Home mode where the default zone and channel are > < button (on the keypad mic.) to Mon. being displayed, If you hear two, short, high-pitched tones, or if you hear no tone and the indicator lights steadily, then proceed with Press the Menu Select button directly below Mon...
Advanced Call Features Advanced Features Use this navigation guide to learn more about advanced Calling a Phone Not in the List features available with your radio: > < (on the keypad mic.) to Phon. Advanced Call Features ..... . . page 41 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Phon.
If 20 seconds pass before you press the Menu Select button Receiving and Making a Selective Call Call directly below the , you will not respond privately to the call (Conventional Only) just received. Instead, you initiate a Selective Call. See Making This feature allows you to receive a call from or to call a specific a Selective Call on page 42.
5 Press and hold the PTT button to start the Selective Call. Selecting a Talkgroup The display shows the ID of the target radio. Procedure: 6 Release the PTT button to listen. > < (on the keypad mic.) to Tgrp. 7 Press to return to the Home screen.
6 When the dispatcher acknowledges, four tones sound and Sending a Status Call the display shows Ack received. The radio returns to This feature allows you to send data calls to the dispatcher normal dispatch operation. about a predefined status. If no acknowledgment is received, a low-pitched tone Each status can have up to a 14-character name.
Using the Dynamic Regrouping Feature (Trunking Requesting a Reprogram Only) This feature lets you notify the dispatcher that you want a new dynamic regrouping assignment. This feature allows the dispatcher to temporarily reassign selected radios to a single special channel so they can Procedure: communicate with each other.
Contacts Classifying Regrouped Radios The dispatcher can classify regrouped radios into either of two This feature provides “address-book” capabilities on your radio. categories: Select Enabled or Select Disabled. Each entry corresponds to an alias (name) or ID (number) that • Select-enabled radios are free to change to any available you use to initiate a call.
Note: Your radio is preprogrammed with a number of contacts 7 Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) per Call Lists. Check with your dealer or system from your mouth. administrator for more information. 8 Press the PTT button to initiate the call. During the call, the display shows the subscriber alias.
4 The display shows Name. Press the Menu Select button 6 Press the PTT button to initiate the call. During the call, the directly below Edit. display shows the subscriber alias. Use the keypad to enter the name. 7 Press and hold the PTT button to talk. The LED lights up <...
to Number 1 and press the Menu Select button Deleting a Contact Entry directly below Edit. Procedure: The display shows Number 1 and a cursor appears. > < Use the keypad to enter the number. (on the keypad mic.) to Cnts. <...
Adding a Contact to a Call List or Phone List Editing a Contact in a Call List or a Phone List Procedure: Editing an Entry Alias > < (on the keypad mic.) to Cnts. Procedure: 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The >...
7 Press the Menu Select button directly below OK once you 6 A cursor appears. have finished. The display returns to the Edit Contact Use the keypad to edit the number. < screen. Press to move one space to the left. >...
Scan Lists Editing a Call Type Procedure: Scan lists are created and assigned to individual channels/ > < groups. Your radio scans for voice activity by cycling through the (on the keypad mic.) to Cnts. channel/group sequence specified in the scan list for the current 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts.
6 Press to exit scan list programming and return to the Editing the Scan List Home screen. This feature lets you change scan list members and priorities. See Viewing and Changing the Priority Status on page 54 for Procedure: more information on how to add and/or change the priority of >...
5 Press H to exit scan list programming and return to the Scan Home screen. This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels Viewing and Changing the Priority Status by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels. Procedure: Turning Scan On or Off 1 Below the Sel, Del, and Rcl screen, press the Menu Select Procedure: button directly below Sel to view and/or change the priority...
Turning Scan On While Disregarding the Squelch Transmitting While the Scan is On Code (Conventional Channels Only) Radio Programmed for Talkback Scan Procedure: Procedure: > < (on the keypad mic.) to Mon. 1 Press the PTT button to transmit on the channel indicated 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Mon.
Restoring a Nuisance Channel Radio Programmed for Non-Talkback Scan Procedure: Procedure: 1 Press the PTT button at any time to transmit on the selected To restore the deleted nuisance channel, do one of the channel or fixed channel. following: • Turn scan off, then on. To make a Call Alert page, or Private Conversation call while scanning, press either the Menu Select button directly below Page...
Changing Priorities Status While Scan is On Restoring Priorities in a Scan List While the radio is scanning, the dynamic priority change feature Procedure: allows you to temporarily change any channel in a scan list To restore the original channel priorities in a scan list, do one of (except for the Priority-One channel) to the Priority-Two the following: channel.
Call Alert Paging Receiving a Call Alert Page Procedure: This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. When you receive a Call Alert page Even if other users are away from their radios, or if they are 1 You hear four repeating alert tone and the green LED blinks. unable to hear their radios, you can send them an individual Call Alert page.
7 The radio returns to the Home screen. Sending a Call Alert Page Note: If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio Press the Menu Select button directly below OK to return to automatically exits the feature when your radio is left the main screen for Contacts.
8 The radio returns to the Home screen. Emergency Operation Press the Menu Select button directly below OK to return to The Emergency feature is used to indicate a critical situation. the main screen for Contacts. If the Orange button is preprogrammed to send an emergency signal, this signal overrides any other communication over the In-Call User Alert selected channel.
3 Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.0 to 2.5 cm) Sending an Emergency Alarm from your mouth. This feature allows you to send a data transmission, which 4 Press and hold the PTT button. Speak clearly into the identifies the radio sending the emergency, to the dispatcher.
3 A high-pitched tone sounds, indicating that the alarm has Sending a Silent Emergency Alarm been received by the trunked system’s central controller. This feature allows you to send an Emergency Alarm to another A dispatcher acknowledgment (four high-pitched tones) follows, accompanied by an Ack received display.
Special Considerations for Emergencies • If you press the emergency button while in a channel that has no emergency capability, a low-pitched tone sounds. • If the unit is out of the range of the system and/or the emergency alarm is not acknowledged, a tone sounds and the display shows No acknowledge.
Advanced Features Selecting or Changing ARS Mode Automatic Registration Service (ARS) Procedure: This feature provides an automated data application registration 1 After the zone you want is displayed, toggle until the display for the radio. When you turn on the radio, the device shows the required channel.
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: > < (on the keypad mic.) to User. Text Messaging Service) takes on a friendly username. 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below User.
The maximum PIN length is 4 digits. The PIN number will Logging Out appear as asterisks. Once the data application registration is completed, you can log button directly below Logn. Menu Select 8 Press the out. 9 In ARS server mode, the display shows the User Login Procedure: Indicator icon, the ID, In progress and Cncl.
Text Messaging Service (TMS) Accessing TMS Feature Note: If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio This feature allows you to send and receive text messages. The automatically exits the feature when your radio is left maximum length of characters for a text message is 200. idle long enough for the time to expire.
mode, and lowercase mode. Composing and Sending a New Text Message Press # to toggle between numeric and letter mode. Note: During the uppercase and lowercase mode, multi- 6 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn once the tapping the keys only scrolls through the letters. For message is composed.
9 Press the Menu Select button below Send to send the Sending a Quick Text Message message. Quick Text messages are messages that are predefined and usually consist of messages that are used most frequently. Press the PTT button to send the message. 10 The display shows the Send message screen and Each Quick Text message has a maximum length of 50 Sending msg.
> 10 Press the Menu Select button below Send to send the Press to move one space to the right. message. Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to delete any unwanted characters. Press the PTT button to send the message. Press * to add a space.
Using the Priority Status and Request Reply Appending or Removing a Request Reply to a Text Features Message Procedure: Before sending your message, you can append a priority After the outgoing message is composed (see Composing and message and/or a request reply to your message. Sending a New Text Message on page 68 for more information): Appending or Removing a Priority Status to a Text...
to Rqrp and press the Menu Select button directly Managing Text Messages below Rqrp to request for a reply. Receiving a Text Message 3 The priority status and reply status icons appear beside the normal message icon on the label bar. Note: When you receive a message that is flagged with the ”Request Reply”...
• Select to delete the message. Viewing a Text Message from the Inbox Back • Select to return to the previous screen. The Inbox can hold up to thirty (30) messages. Note: The icon at the top right corner of the screen indicates Note: to read the message if fills more than one the status of the message.
> Replying to a Received Text Message Press to move one space to the right. Press the Menu Select button below Del to delete any Note: The original date and time stamp, address and unwanted characters. message content is automatically appended to the Press * to add a space.
Managing Sent Text Messages Accessing the Drafts Folder This folder stores the messages that were saved previously. Once a message is sent to another radio, it is saved in the Sent The Drafts folder can hold up to 10 messages. The oldest draft folder.
Optn Press the Menu Select button below Del to delete any Press the Menu Select button directly below , or Back unwanted characters. to access the option. Press * to add a space. Optn • Select to send to the message. Press 0 to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase •...
Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to view the provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to delete options.
7 When the key has been loaded successfully, the radio Using the Multikey Feature sounds a short tone for single-key radios. This feature allows the radio to be equipped with different encryption keys and supports the DES-OFB algorithm. Loading the Group Encryption Keys There are two types of multikey: Procedure: •...
Selecting an Encryption Key (Conventional Only) Enabling Secure Transmission Procedure: Procedure: > < > < (on the keypad mic.) to Key. (on the keypad mic.) to Sec and press the Menu Select button directly below Sec. The display shows 2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Key. The display shows the last user-selected and stored encryption the current key if multi-key has been enabled.
2 Press the Menu Select button directly below Kset. Accessing the Secure Feature The display shows the last user-selected and stored keyset, Procedure: and the available keyset menu selections. > < (on the keypad mic.) to Sec. to scroll through the keysets. 2 Press and hold the Menu Select button directly below Sec Use the keypad to enter the number of the desired keyset.
Press the Menu Select button directly below Sngl to delete Refer to your local key management supervisor for current shown key. more information. Press the Menu Select button directly below Abrt to abort MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) Page this screen and return to Home screen. This feature allows to view or define MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) features.It is applied only when operating in Requesting an Over-the-Air Rekey...
The Global Positioning System (GPS) Hear Clear There are two components of Hear Clear. This feature uses information from the Global Positioning Companding: System (GPS) satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the Reduces the channel noise, e.g. OTA transmission, that is approximate geographical location of your radio, expressed as predominantly present in UHF2 and 900 MHz channel with latitude and longitude.
• Under any other metal or concrete roof or structure Enhancing GPS Performance • Between tall buildings or under dense tree-cover Sometimes, the GPS feature may be unable to complete a • In temperature extremes outside the operating limits of your location calculation successfully.
The radio also stores four (4) preprogrammed waypoints. These Accessing the Outdoor Location Feature coordinates cannot be deleted. Note: An ON menu key may be present on the location menu if it is preprogrammed by the dealer or system Programmable Waypoints Preprogrammed Waypoints administrator.
Saving a Waypoint Press or the PTT button (if preprogrammed) to exit this Procedure: menu. While in the current location display: 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. Follow the procedure below to turn off the GPS (This feature is to Save as waypt and press the Menu Select enabled by a qualified radio technician.): button directly below Sel.
5 The display shows Saved as <Waypoint name>. Viewing a Saved Waypoint Procedure: The display shows Saved as home. While in the current location display: The display shows Saved as dest.. 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. 6 Press H or the PTT button (if preprogrammed) to exit this >...
Press the Menu Select button directly below Cncl to return Editing the Alias of a Waypoint to the Waypoints main screen. Procedure: 9 The display shows <Waypoint Name> updated. While in the current location display: 10 Press or the PTT button (if preprogrammed) to exit this 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn.
Press the Menu Select button below Edit to change the Deleting a Single Saved Waypoint number/coordinates. Procedure: 7 A blinking cursor appears in the Edit location screen. < While in the current location display: Press to move one space to the left. >...
Deleting All Saved Waypoints Measuring the Distance and Bearing from a Saved Waypoint Procedure: Procedure: 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. While in the current location display: > < (on the keypad mic.) to Waypoints and press the 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn.
Trunking System Controls Using the Location Feature While in Emergency Mode When the Emergency feature is activated by pressing the Using the Failsoft System emergency button, the radio exits the Location menu and The failsoft system ensures continuous radio communications returns to the home (default) display so that you can see which during a trunked system failure.
® Going Out-of-Range SmartZone OUT OF RANGE when your radio goes out of the range of the ® The SmartZone feature extends communications beyond the system, it can no longer lock onto a control channel. reach of a single-trunked site (antenna location) when operating in a SmartZone system.
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.
Trunked Announcement Changing the Current Site Procedure: The announcement capability allows you to make announcements to the entire user group, as well as monitor 1 Press and hold down the preprogrammed Site Search talkgroup calls and other announcements. button. Announcement calls are handled in two different ways, Press and hold down the Menu Select button directly below depending on the trunked central controller configuration.
Ignition Switch Options Initiating an Announcement If your radio has been programmed to allow announcement This feature allows the user to select the radio’s functionality calls: based on the Ignition State of the radio user’s vehicle. The Procedure: available options are as follows. 1 If channel is set as the primary mode, turn the MFK to locate Blank the announcement-group mode.
This option allows the radio to power off when Inactivity Auto Required Power Off Timer expires, or, when Ignition Auto Power Off Timer This option allows the user to power on the radio only if the expires. Ignition is present. The radio can be powered off either through Note: While "Ignition"...
Utilities Auto Power Off Timer Auto Power Off feature powers off the radio when no user actions occur during a preprogrammed length of time. There are Viewing Recent Calls List two different versions of Auto Power Off: This feature allows you to view the recent incoming and Inactivity Auto Power Off Timer –...
3 The display shows Low power and the low power icon. If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio automatically exits the feature when your radio is left idle long enough for the The display shows High power and the high power icon. time to expire.
Turning Keypad Tones On or Off Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to exit the You can enable and disable keypad tones as needed. screen without making any changes. 5 The radio returns to the Home screen. The profile name on Procedure: the Home screen indicates the current selected radio profile.
Turning Voice Mute On or Off Using the Time-Out Timer You can enable and disable voice muting of the affiliated This feature turns off your radio’s transmitter. You cannot trunking talkgroup or selected conventional channel as needed. transmit longer than the preset timer setting. Procedure: If you attempt to do so, the radio automatically stops your Press the preprogrammed Voice Mute button to turn the feature...
Using the Conventional Squelch Operation Analog Options Features Tone Private Line (PL), Digital Private-Line (DPL), and carrier This feature filters out unwanted calls with low signal strength or squelch can be available (preprogrammed) per channel. channels that have a higher than normal background noise. Option Result 1 Procedure:...
Using the PL Defeat Feature Using the Smart PTT Feature (Conventional Only) This feature allows you to override any coded squelch (DPL or Smart PTT is a per-personality, programmable feature used in PL) that might be preprogrammed to a channel. The radio also conventional radio systems to keep radio users from talking unmutes to any digital activity on a digital channel.
Accessing General Radio Information • Model Number • Serial Number • ESN • Flash Size & Type Your radio contains information on the following: • Flash Code • RF Band • Radio Information • Tuning Version • Processor Version • IP Display Note: Press at any time to return to the Home screen.
Viewing IP Information Viewing Control Assignments This feature displays the device name, IP address, and status of This feature displays the programmable radio functions your radio. assigned to the controls of your radio for the currently selected channel. Note: The device name of your radio is preprogrammed. See Programmable Features on page 7 for more information Check with your dealer or system administrator for more information.
Using Siren, PA and Light Using Keypad as Light Type Selector Your radio supports siren and light via the keypad microphone. The keypad can be preprogrammed as different types of light. The keypad microphone can be preprogrammed to enable Each button can be preprogrammed as a different light. For example, pressing the preprogrammed button turns on the light.
Using Optional External Alarms (Horn and Lights) Using the External Public Address Button on the Keypad All control heads can be equipped for external alarms (horn and The keypad can be preprogrammed to enable the radio’s lights) that are activated when a Call Alert page, Private external public address (PA) system.
Using Permanent Horn and Lights Changing the Selected Alarms If Permanent Horn and Lights is enabled, horn and lights will Procedure: automatically be turned on when the radio powers up. 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below H/L until the Procedure: display shows the required alarm.
Receiving a Call While Alarms are Turned On Turning Off Rearmable External Alarms When you receive a call with the Alarms turned on: Procedure: 1 Press the Menu Select button directly below Call, Page or Procedure: Phon to turn off the external alarm(s) and place you directly 1 You hear the vehicle’s horn sounds for four seconds, and/or in that feature.
The two options of priority for the Voice Announcement Using the Voice Announcement available are: This feature enables the radio to audibly indicate the current • High – enables the voice of the feature to announce even feature mode, Zone or Channel the user has just assigned. This when the radio is receiving calls.
• Change to a new zone. The radio announces the current Helpful Tips zone and channel it is transmitting. • Change to a new channel within the current zone. The radio The following are suggestions to assist you in troubleshooting announces the current channel.
Accessories For a list of Motorola-approved antennas and other accessories, visit the following website: http://www.motorolasolutions.com/APX On the website, search for APX Mobile Radios. You will see the accessories information besides the specifications of the radio. You can also contact your dealer for details.
4 “WE ARE LOCATED AT _______________________.” Appendix: Maritime Radio Use in the State the position of the vessel in distress, using any 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.
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: 156.100 160.700 • on ships subject to Part II of Title III of the Communications 156.150 160.750 Act, the radio must be capable of operating on the 156.800...
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 157.200 161.800 156.925 161.525 157.250 161.850 156.975 161.575 157.300 161.900 157.025 161.625 157.350 161.950 157.075 161.675 157.400...
Controller monitors and directs the operations of the Automatic Registration Service trunked repeaters. ASTRO 25 Motorola standard for wireless digital A group of characteristics such as transmit/ Trunking trunked communications. Channel receive frequency pairs, radio parameters, and encryption encoding.
Term Definition Term Definition Codeplug A feature that allows communications to take place even though the central A visual tracking marker (a blinking line) Cursor controller has failed. Each trunked repeater that indicates a location on the display. Failsoft in the system transmits a data word Displayed by the radio after three failed informing every radio that the system has attempts to unlock the radio.The radio must...
Term Definition Term Definition Check channel activity through menu Private A feature that lets you have a private entries. If the channel is clear, you hear (Conversation) conversation with another radio user in the static. If the channel is in use, you hear Call talkgroup.
Term Definition Term Definition Any digital P25 traffic having the correct The automatic sharing of communications Selective Switch Network Access Code and the correct Trunking paths between a large number of users talkgroup. (see Conventional). Special electronic circuitry, added to the Trunking A scan list that includes talkgroups that are receiver of a radio, that reduces, or cuts off,...
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