Sending an Emergency Alarm
This feature allows you to send a data transmission, which
identifies the radio sending the emergency, to the dispatcher.
1 Press the preprogrammed Emergency button. A tone
sounds and the display alternates Emergency and the
2 A dispatcher acknowledgment Ack received display
AND, Trunking Only:
A high-pitched tone indicates that the alarm has been
received by the trunked system's central controller.
3 Press and hold the emergency button or the PTT button to
return to normal operation.
Sending an Emergency Call (Trunking Only)
1 Press preprogrammed Emergency button.
2 A tone sounds and the display alternates Emergency and
the home display.
A short low-pitched tone sounds when the selected channel
does not support emergency.
3 Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.0 to 2.5 cm)
from your mouth.
4 Press and hold the PTT button. Speak clearly into the
5 Release the PTT to end the transmission.
6 Press and hold the preprogrammed Emergency button until
a tone sounds to exit Emergency mode.
Sending an Emergency Alarm with Emergency
This feature allows you to send an Emergency Alarm to another
radio. Upon acknowledgement, both radios can communicate
over a preprogrammed Emergency channel.
If the radio has both emergency call and alarm features
enabled, it automatically proceeds to the call mode after the
alarm is acknowledged.
1 Press the preprogrammed Emergency button to activate
the emergency call/alarm feature.
2 The display alternates Emergency and the home display.