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    TWO-WAY RADIOS APX MOBILE O3 CONTROL HEAD USER GUIDE...

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    Radio On/Off Press the PTT button to transmit on the displayed zone channel. ® ASTRO APX™ Press the Power On/Off button to toggle the power on or off. O3 Control Head Mobile Radio Receiving and Transmitting (Conventional Mode) Quick Reference Card Adjusting Volume Listen for a transmission.

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    All other trademarks are the property of call. their respective owners. Display Status Icons © 2009, 2011 – 2013 by Motorola Solutions, Inc. All Menu Navigation Rights Reserved. 06/13 Receiving a call or data. 1303 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, Illinous 60196, U.S.A.

  • Page 5: Declaration Of Conformity

    DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Per FCC CFR 47 Part 2 Section 2.1077(a) Responsible Party Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc. Address: Motorola Solutions, Inc. 1303 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60196, U.S.A. Phone Number: 1-800-927-2744 Hereby declares that the product: Model Name: APX Mobile conforms to the following regulations: FCC Part 15, subpart B, section 15.107(a), 15.107(d) and section 15.109(a)

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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

    Getting Started......1 Contents How to Use This User Guide ....1 Notations Used in This Manual .

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    General Radio Operation ....26 Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions ..9 Using the Menu Select Buttons ....9 Selecting a Zone .

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    Receiving and Making a Selective Call Scan........51 (Conventional Only) .

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    Logging In as a User ..... . . 61 Loading a Single Encryption Key ....73 Logging Out .

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    Trunking System Controls ....86 Sending SSA Notification to All Available Sites . . . 95 Stopping SSA Notification of a Single Site ..96 Using the Failsoft System .

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    Using Optional External Alarms (Horn and External Data Sources ..... 115 Lights) ........106 Using Non-Permanent Horn and Lights .

  • Page 13: Important Safety Information

    Software (CPS) to not operate in RF modem mode and Any modification to this device, not expressly authorized cycling power. by Motorola, may void the user’s authority to operate this device. Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio transmitter may only operate using an antenna of a type and maximum (or lesser) gain approved for the transmitter by Industry Canada.

  • Page 14: Software Version

    Changes or modifications made to this device, not Toute modification effectuée à cet appareil sans expressly approved by Motorola, could void the user's l'autorisation explicite de Motorola peut annuler authority to operate this equipment. l'autorisation d'utiliser cet appareil.

  • Page 15: Version Du Logiciel

    Motorola et ayant un gain admissible maximal ainsi que l'impédance requise pour chaque type d'antenne indiqué. Les types d'antenne non inclus, dont le gain est supérieur Avis aux utilisateurs (FCC et Industrie au gain maximal indiqué, sont strictement interdits pour...

  • Page 16: Computer Software Copyrights

    No duplication or distribution of this document or any équipement. portion thereof shall take place without the express written permission of Motorola. No part of this manual Computer Software Copyrights may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any...

  • Page 17: Getting Started

    taken or observed.The following special notations identify Getting Started certain items: Take a moment to review the following: An operational procedure, practice, or condition, How to Use This User Guide ..... page 1 etc., which may result in injury or death if not Notations Used in This Manual .

  • Page 18: Additional Performance Enhancement

     P25 Digital Vehicular Repeater System (DVRS) Motorola Solutions offers an MSI Certified APX compatible, 3rd Party, P25 Digital Vehicular Repeater System (DVRS) that provides low cost portable radio coverage in areas where only mobile radio coverage is available and portable radio coverage is either intermittent or non-existent.

  • Page 19: What Your Dealer/system Administrator Can Tell You

    What Your Dealer/System Administrator Preparing Your Radio for Use Can Tell You Turning On the Radio ......page 4 Check with your dealer or system administrator, if the radio is to Validating Compatibility During Power Up.

  • Page 20: Turning On The Radio

    Turning On the Radio If CH mismatch appears, means that either the Control Head has been connected to an incompatible Press the Power On/Off On/Off Button transceiver, or vice versa. Button briefly to power on the radio. If your radio does not power up, contact your dealer. To turn off the radio, press the Power On/Off Button after the PTT Button LED lights up.

  • Page 21: Adjusting The Volume

    Identifying Radio Controls The radio runs the Maintenance Mode if the updates are not complete and repeat step 1. Take a moment to review the following: Note: If SW Incomplete appears, use Flashport Recovery Radio Parts and Controls ......page 6 Tool to update the control heads before you power on O3 Control Head .

  • Page 22: Radio Parts And Controls

    Radio Parts and Controls  O3 Control Head Orange Button Power On/Off Button Programmable Button (Top) Programmable Button (Purple) 14-Character Display LED Indicator Push-to-Talk (PTT) Button Menu Select Button Microphone Programmable Button (1-Dot) Mode Rocker Volume Rocker Programmable Button (2-Dot) 4-Way Navigation Button Home Button...

  • Page 23: Programmable Features

    Dynamic Priority (Conventional Only) – Allows any channel Programmable Features in a scan list (except for the Priority-One channel) to temporarily replace the Priority-Two channel. Any reference in this manual to a control that is “preprogrammed” means that the control must be programmed Emergency –...

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    Phone – Allows you to make and receive calls similar to Status – Sends data calls to the dispatcher about a predefined standard phone calls. status. Private Call (Trunking Only) – Allows a call from an individual Talkaround/Direct (Conventional Only) –...

  • Page 25: Assignable Settings Or Utility Functions

    Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions  Assignable Settings or Utility Functions – Changes the display brightness. You can access various radio functions through one of the Horns/Lights – Toggles horns and lights feature on or off. following ways: Low Power – Toggles transmit power level between high and •...

  • Page 26: Using The Navigation Buttons

      Using the Navigation Buttons 4-Way Navigation Button Use this button to scroll up, down, left or right.  Home Button Press and release one of the button to scroll from one entry to button returns you to the home (default) display. In most the next one.

  • Page 27: 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.

  • Page 28: Keypad Characters - Lowercase Mode

     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...

  • Page 29: Keypad Characters - Numeric Mode

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

  • Page 30: Keypad Characters - Hexadecimal Mode

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

  • Page 31: Push-to-talk (ptt) Button

    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 16 purposes: Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons.

  • Page 32: Status Icons

    Status Icons Monitor (Carrier Squelch) Selected channel is being monitored (during The liquid crystal display (LCD) of your radio shows the radio conventional operation only). status, text entries, and menu entries. In-Call User Alert The following are the icons that appear on the radio’s display. •...

  • Page 33: Text Messaging Service (tms) Icons

    Vote Scan Enabled User Login Indicator (IP Packet Data) The vote scan feature is enabled. • On = User is currently associated with the radio. Secure Operation • Off = User is currently not associated with the • radio. On = Secure operation. •...

  • Page 34: Status Icons

     Status Icons Message Index Indicates the index of the current message the The following icons appear on the radio’s display for TMS user is viewing. features: Example: If the user is looking at the third Inbox Full message out of a total of 6 messages in the Inbox folder, the icon is displayed as the icon on the left The Inbox is full.

  • Page 35: Tms Menu Options

    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.

  • Page 36: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator Menu Option Description/Function Deletes a message or a character text during LED indicator shows the operational status of your radio. editing mode. Creates a new message. Brings you to the predefined messages LED Indicator List screen. Toggles the “Priority Status” icon on or off for Impt an outgoing message.

  • Page 37: Intelligent Lighting Indicators

    Intelligent Lighting Indicators This feature temporary changes the radio’s display bar 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. Bar Color Event When The radio initiates an emergency alarm or call.

  • Page 38: 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 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.

  • Page 41: Phone Call Display And Alert Prompts

    Phone Call Display and Alert Prompts The radio uses the following tones to indicate the current status related to phone calls. You Hear You See When Notes You press the PTT button and the No phone Press to hang up. The radio returns to the Home screen. A Long phone system is not available.

  • Page 42: General Radio Operation

    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.

  • Page 43: Selecting A Radio Channel

    Selecting a Radio Channel Using Channel Search Button A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as transmit/ This feature allows you to do a quick search for a specific receive frequency pairs. channel in the radio by key in the alias of the channel. If the name matches, your radio prompts the first found matched Use the following procedure to select a channel.

  • Page 44: Using Mode Select Feature

    Using Mode Select Feature Press the Menu Select button directly below CSrh once the entry is done to initiate searching. Mode Select allows a long press to save the radio’s current Press the Menu Select button directly below Cncl to exit. zone and channel to a programmable button, keypad button or a softkey;...

  • Page 45: Saving A Zone And Channel To A Softkey

      Saving a Zone and Channel to a Softkey Saving a Zone and Channel to a Keypad Button Five softkeys are available for you to save the frequent used All the programmable buttons and keypad digit 0 to 9 buttons zone and channel.

  • Page 46: Receiving And Responding To A Radio Call

    Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call  Receiving and Responding to a Talkgroup Call To receive a call from a group of users, your radio must be Once you have selected the required channel and/or zone, you configured as part of that talkgroup. can proceed to receive and respond to calls.

  • Page 47: Receiving And Responding To A Private Call (trunking Only)

     During the call, the display shows the caller alias (name), if it Receiving and Responding to a Private Call is in the call list. (Trunking Only) A Private Call is a call from an individual radio to another During the call, the display shows the caller ID (number), if individual radio.

  • Page 48: Receiving And Responding To A Telephone Call

    Making a Radio Call  Receiving and Responding to a Telephone Call This feature allows you to receive calls similar to standard You can select a zone, channel, subscriber ID, or talkgroup by phone calls from a landline phone. using: Note: If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio •...

  • Page 49: Making A Private Call (trunking Only)

    Use the Mode Rocker to select the channel with the desired  Making a Private Call (Trunking Only) talkgroup. This feature allows you to send an individual Call Alert or page if Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) there is no answer from the target radio.

  • Page 50: Making A Telephone Call

    Press the PTT button to start the Private Call.  Making a Telephone Call A telephone-type ringing sounds if the receiving unit is in This feature allows you to make calls similar to standard phone service. The display shows Calling... <Number> or Calling calls to a mobile or landline phone.

  • Page 51: Repeater Or Direct Operation

    Repeater or Direct Operation Press and release the PTT button to dial the phone number. Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) The REPEATER operation increases the radio’s range by from your mouth. connecting with other radios through a repeater. The transmit When your call is answered, press the PTT button to talk.

  • Page 52: Monitoring Features

    Trunked Modes Only: Monitoring Features Press the PTT button. Radio users who switch from analog to digital radios often If you hear two, short, high-pitched tones, or if you hear no assume that the lack of static on a digital channel is an tone and the red indicator lights steadily, then proceed indication that the radio is not working properly.

  • Page 53: Conventional Mode Operation

     At Home mode where the default zone and channel are Conventional Mode Operation being displayed, button to Mon. This feature allows you to monitor channel traffic on conventional channels by defeating the coded squelch. Thus Press the Menu Select button directly below Mon you can to listen to another user active on the channel.

  • Page 54: Advanced Features

    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: to Phon. Advanced Call Features ..... . . page 38 Contacts .

  • Page 55: Receiving And Making A Selective Call (conventional Only)

    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 39.

  • Page 56: Using The Talkgroup Call Feature (conventional Operation Only)

    Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm)  Selecting a Talkgroup from your mouth. Procedure: Press and hold the PTT button to start the Selective Call. to Tgrp. The display shows the ID of the target radio. Press the Menu Select button directly below Tgrp.

  • Page 57: Sending A Status Call

     Press the PTT button to send the status. The display shows Sending a Status Call Please wait. This feature allows you to send data calls to the dispatcher When the dispatcher acknowledges, four tones sound and about a predefined status. the display shows Ack received.

  • Page 58: Requesting A Reprogram

    Note: If you try to access a zone or channel that has been The display shows Reprgrm rqst and Please wait. reserved by the dispatcher as a dynamically regrouped If you hear five beeps, the dispatcher has acknowledged the mode for other users, an invalid tone sounds. reprogram request.

  • Page 59: Contacts

    Contacts Note: Your radio is preprogrammed with a number of contacts per Call Lists. Check with your dealer or system administrator for more information. This feature provides “address-book” capabilities on your radio. Each entry corresponds to an alias (name) or ID (number) that If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio you use to initiate a call.

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    Hold the microphone vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) to the required subscriber alias. from your mouth. Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. The Press the PTT button to initiate the call. During the call, the display shows Contact Alias.

  • Page 61: Adding A New Contact Entry

     Adding a New Contact Entry to {Add Number} and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. The display shows Type 1 Procedure: <Default Type>. to Cnts. Press Menu Select button directly below Edit. Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts. The to the required channel and press the Menu Select entries are alphabetically sorted.

  • Page 62: Deleting A Contact Entry

      Deleting a Contact Entry Adding a Contact to a Call List or Phone 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 63: Editing A Contact In A Call List Or A Phone List

     A cursor appears. Editing a Contact in a Call List or a Phone List Use the keypad to edit the name.  Press to move one space to the left. Editing an Entry Alias Press to move one space to the right. Procedure: Press the Menu Select button below DEL to delete any to Cnts.

  • Page 64: Editing As Entry Id

     Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok once you Editing as Entry ID have finished. The display returns to the Edit Contact Procedure: screen. to Cnts. Press the Menu Select button directly below Done to save your changes and return to the main screen for Contacts. Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts.

  • Page 65: 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/ Procedure: groups. Your radio scans for voice activity by cycling through the channel/group sequence specified in the scan list for the to ScnL.

  • Page 66: Changing The Scan List Status

    Press to exit scan list programming and return to the  Viewing and Changing the Priority Status Home screen. Procedure: See Viewing and Changing the Priority Status on page 50 Below Sel, Del, and Rcl screen, press the Menu Select for more information on how to add and/or change the priority of button directly below Sel to change the priority status of the the currently displayed channel in the scan list.

  • Page 67: Scan

    Scan  Turning Scan On While Disregarding the Squelch Code (Conventional Channels Only) This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels Procedure: by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels. to Mon.  Turning Scan On or Off Press the Menu Select button directly below Mon. Procedure: The brief Monitor on display indicates that the radio is Press the preprogrammed Scan button.

  • Page 68: Transmitting While The Scan Is On

      Transmitting While the Scan is On Radio Programmed for Non-Talkback Scan Procedure:  Radio Programmed for Talkback Scan Press the PTT button at any time to transmit on the selected Procedure: channel or fixed channel. Press the PTT button to transmit on the channel indicated To make a Call Alert page, or Private Conversation call while by the display.

  • Page 69: Restoring A Nuisance Channel

      Restoring a Nuisance Channel Changing Priorities Status While Scan is On Procedure: While the radio is scanning, the dynamic priority change feature allows you to temporarily change any channel in a scan list To restore the deleted nuisance channel, do one of the (except for the Priority-One channel) to the Priority-Two following: channel.

  • Page 70: Hang Up (hub)

    Call Alert Paging  Hang Up (HUB) To temporarily suspend Scan Mode operation, remove the This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. control head from the Hang Up Box (HUB). You are allowed to use the control head while scan is suspended. However, Priority Even if other users are away from their radios, or if they are Member scanning is not suspended.

  • Page 71: Receiving A Call Alert Page

      Receiving a Call Alert Page Sending a Call Alert Page Procedure: Note: If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio automatically exits the feature when your radio is left When you receive a Call Alert page idle long enough for the time to expire. You will hear You hear four repeating alert tone and the green LED blinks.

  • Page 72: In-call User Alert

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok to return to Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok to return to the main screen for Contacts. the main screen for Contacts.  In-Call User Alert Follow the procedure below. You can enable and disable voice transmission, if needed.

  • 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)

    Procedure:  Sending an Emergency Call (Trunking Only) Press the preprogrammed Emergency button to activate Procedure: the emergency call/alarm feature. Press preprogrammed Emergency button. The display shows Emergency. A tone sounds and the display shows Emergency. A high-pitched tone sounds, indicating that the alarm has been received by the trunked system’s central controller.

  • Page 75: Sending A Silent Emergency Alarm

    •  If the unit is out of the range of the system and/or the Sending a Silent Emergency Alarm emergency alarm is not acknowledged, a tone sounds and This feature allows you to send an Emergency Alarm to the the display shows No Ack.

  • Page 76: Automatic Registration Service (ars)

     Advanced Features Selecting or Changing ARS Mode Automatic Registration Service (ARS) Procedure: This feature provides an automated data application registration After the zone you want is displayed, use the Mode Rocker for the radio. When you turn on the radio, the device to toggle until the display shows the required channel.

  • 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: to User. Text Messaging Service) takes on a friendly username. Press the Menu Select button directly below User.

  • Page 78: Logging Out

    A blinking cursor appears beside PIN:. Use the keypad to Press the Menu Select button directly below Cncl to cancel enter your Personal Identification Number (PIN) number. the login in progress screen and return to the initial user The maximum PIN length is 4 digits. The PIN number login screen.

  • Page 79: Text Messaging Service (tms)

    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.

  • Page 80: Composing And Sending A New Text Message

    Press 0 to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase  Composing and Sending a New Text Message mode, and lowercase mode. Note: During the uppercase and lowercase mode, multi- Press # to toggle between numeric and letter mode. tapping the keys only scrolls through the letters. For Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn once the example, A->B->C, a->b->c.

  • Page 81: Sending A Quick Text Message

    Press # to toggle between numeric and letter mode.  Sending a Quick Text Message Press the Menu Select button below Send to send the Quick Text messages are messages that are predefined and message. usually consist of messages that are used most frequently. Each Quick Text message has a maximum length of 50 Press the PTT button to send the message.

  • Page 82

    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.

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

      Using the Priority Status and Request Reply Appending or Removing a Request Reply Features to a Text 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 64 for more information): ...

  • Page 84: Removing A Priority Status And A Reply Request From A Text Message

     Managing Text Messages to RqRp and press the Menu Select button directly below RqRp to request for a reply.  Receiving a Text Message 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”...

  • Page 85: Viewing A Text Message From The Inbox

    While on the review message screen, press the Menu Select  Viewing a Text Message from the Inbox Rply Back button directly below , or to access the option. The Inbox can hold up to thirty (30) messages. • Rply Select to reply the message.

  • Page 86: Replying To A Received Text 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.

  • Page 87: Accessing The Drafts Folder

      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.

  • Page 88: Sending A Sent Text Message

    Optn Press the Menu Select button directly below , or Press to move one space to the right. Back to access the option. Press the Menu Select button below Del to delete any unwanted characters. • Optn Select to send to the message. Press * to add a space.

  • Page 89: Deleting Text Messages

    Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to view the provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to delete options.

  • Page 90: Loading The Group Encryption Keys

    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: •...

  • Page 91: Selecting An Encryption Key (conventional Only)

      Selecting an Encryption Key (Conventional Only) Enabling Secure Transmission Procedure: Procedure: to Key. to Sec and Press the Menu Select button directly below Sec. The display shows and the current key if Press the Menu Select button directly below Key. The multi-key has been enabled.

  • Page 92: Accessing The Secure Feature

     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. to Sec. to scroll through the keysets. Press and hold the Menu Select button directly below Sec Use the keypad to enter the number of the desired keyset.

  • Page 93: Requesting An Over-the-air Rekey

    loader (KVL) before the rekey request can be sent. Press the Menu Select button directly below Sngl to delete current shown key. Refer to your local key management supervisor for more information. Press the Menu Select button directly below Abrt to abort this screen and return to Home screen.

  • Page 94: Hear Clear

    The Global Positioning System (GPS)  Hear Clear There are two components of Hear Clear. This feature uses information from the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the Companding: 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.

  • Page 95: Enhancing Gps Performance

    • 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 location calculation successfully. You then see a message •...

  • Page 96: Accessing The Outdoor Location Feature

    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.

  • Page 97: Saving A Waypoint

    The location coordinates are updated automatically every Press or the PTT button (if preprogrammed) to exit this five seconds while the location signal is present. menu. Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to exit the The radio also exits the menu if the emergency button is feature and return to the main screen.

  • Page 98: Viewing A Saved Waypoint

    Press 0 to toggle between mixed case mode, uppercase Press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. mode, and lowercase mode. Press and hold # to toggle between numeric and letter again to view time and date the waypoint was mode.

  • Page 99: Editing The Coordinates Of A Waypoint

    Press to move one space to the left. to desired waypoints. Press to move one space to the right. Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. Press the Menu Select button below Del to delete any to Edit Location and press the Menu Select unwanted characters.

  • Page 100: Deleting A Single Saved Waypoint

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Cncl to return to Delete and press the Menu Select button to the previous screen then skip to step 11. directly below Sel. The display shows <Waypoint name> Confirm del?. The display shows {Home} Updated and the radio returns to the Waypoints main screen.

  • Page 101: Measuring The Distance And Bearing From A Saved Waypoint

     Using the Location Feature While in Press the Menu Select button directly below No to return to Emergency Mode previous Waypoint screen. When the Emergency feature is activated by pressing the Press or the PTT button (if preprogrammed) to exit this emergency button, the radio exits the Location menu and menu.

  • Page 102: Trunking System Controls

    Trunking System Controls  Going Out-of-Range 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.

  • Page 103: Smartzone

     ®  SmartZone Locking and Unlocking a Site ® This feature allows your radio to lock onto a specific site and not The SmartZone feature extends communications beyond the roam among wide-area talkgroup sites. This feature should be reach of a single-trunked site (antenna location) when operating used with caution, since it inhibits roaming to another site in a in a SmartZone system.

  • Page 104: Viewing And Changing A Site

      Viewing and Changing a Site Changing the Current Site This feature allows you to view the number of the current site or Procedure: force your radio to change to a new one. Press and hold down the preprogrammed Site Search button.

  • Page 105: Trunked Announcement

      Trunked Announcement Initiating an Announcement The announcement capability allows you to make If your radio has been programmed to allow announcement announcements to the entire user group, as well as monitor calls: talkgroup calls and other announcements. Procedure: Announcement calls are handled in two different ways, Press the Mode Rocker to locate the announcement-group depending on the trunked central controller configuration.

  • Page 106: Ignition Switch Options

    Ignition Switch Options  Required This option allows the user to power on the radio only if the This feature allows the user to select the radio’s functionality Ignition is present. The radio can be powered off either through based on the Ignition State of the radio user’s vehicle. The Power button press or when Ignition is lost.

  • Page 107: Emergency Power Up

    Note: While "Ignition" is not present, the radio powers-off  Auto Power Off Timer with a radio-user Power Off button / knob selection if Auto Power Off feature powers off the radio when no user the radio was powered-up with an Emergency Power actions occur during a preprogrammed length of time.

  • Page 108: Voice Announcement

    Procedure: Voice Announcement You hear a voice announcement when the features below are This feature enables the radio to audibly indicate the current preprogrammed in the radio. feature mode, zone or channel the user has just assigned. This • The radio powers up. The radio announces the current zone audio indicator can be customized per customer requirements.

  • Page 109: Using Site Selectable Alerts (astro 25)

    Using Site Selectable Alerts (ASTRO 25) Press the Menu Select button directly below SSA. The display shows the Site Alert screen. A Site Selectable Alert (SSA) is an Intelligent Lighting indicator to Start Alert and press the Menu Select button together with audio alert sent to radios at a site or a few sites to directly below Sel.

  • Page 110: Sending Ssa Notification To Single Site Via Manual Entry

    If you are at the site designated to receive this alert, you can to select the desired Alert Alias and press the hear an alert tone repeated periodically. The display shows the Menu Select button directly below Send. The display <Alert Alias>...

  • Page 111: Sending Ssa Notification To All Available Sites

     Sending SSA Notification to All Available Sites to Start Alert and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. The display shows the Select Site Procedure: screen. > < to SSA. to {All Sites} and press the Menu Select button Press the Menu Select button directly below SSA.

  • Page 112: Stopping Ssa Notification Of A Single Site

    If you are at the site designated to receive this alert, you can If the site does not exist, the display shows <Site Alias> does not exist. hear an alert tone repeated periodically. The display shows the <Alert Alias> with the intelligent lighting at Home screen. Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to return to the Home screen.

  • Page 113: Stopping Ssa Notification Of All Sites

    If a wrong Site ID is entered, the display shows Invalid ID and prompts to enter the Site ID again. If radio is out of range, roaming to a foreign system or in a failsoft situation, the display shows Req failed. If the request is successful, the display shows Req If the request is successful, the display shows Req successful.

  • Page 114: Utilities

    If radio is out of range, roaming to a foreign system or in a Utilities failsoft situation, the display shows Req failed. If the request is successful, the display shows Req  Viewing Recent Calls List successful. This feature allows you to view the recent incoming and Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to return outgoing call information of the following call types: to the Home screen.

  • Page 115: Selecting The Power Level

    Note: If the feature inactivity timer is enabled, your radio The display shows Low power and the low power icon. automatically exits the feature when your radio is left idle long enough for the time to expire. You will hear The display shows High power and the high power icon.

  • Page 116: Controlling The Display Backlight

     Turning Keypad Tones On or Off Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to exit the You can enable and disable keypad tones if needed. screen without making any changes. Procedure: The radio returns to the Home screen. The profile name on the Home screen indicates the current selected radio profile.

  • Page 117: Turning Voice Mute On Or Off

      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, if 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...

  • Page 118: Using The Conventional Squelch Operation Features

      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 Procedure:...

  • Page 119: Using The Pl Defeat Feature

      Using the PL Defeat Feature Using the Smart PTT Feature (Conventional Only) This feature allows you to override any coded squelch (DPL or PL) that might be preprogrammed to a channel. The radio also Smart PTT is a per-personality, programmable feature used in unmutes to any digital activity on a digital channel.

  • Page 120: Accessing General Radio Information

    • • Mode Description CH 1 – 4 Version Serial Number (depending on the • Quick-Key Override This feature can work in conjunction with MCHIB Version number of channels either of the two above variations. You • CHIB Version connected.) can override the transmit-inhibit state by •...

  • Page 121: Viewing Ip Information

     to scroll through the various information. Viewing IP Information This feature displays the device name, IP address, and status of Press the Menu Select button directly below Back to return your radio. to previous screen. Note: The device name of your radio is preprogrammed. Check with your dealer or system administrator for Press to exit and return to the home display.

  • Page 122: Viewing Control Assignments

      Using Optional External Alarms (Horn and Viewing Control Assignments Lights) This feature displays the programmable radio functions assigned to the controls of your radio for the currently selected All control heads can be equipped for external alarms (horn and channel.

  • Page 123: Using Permanent Horn And Lights

      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. Press the Menu Select button directly below H/L until the display shows the required alarm.

  • Page 124: Receiving A Call While Alarms Are Turned On

      Receiving a Call While Alarms are Turned On Turning Off Rearmable External Alarms When you receive a call with the Alarms turned on: Procedure: Press the Menu Select button directly below Call, Page or Procedure: Phon to turn off the external alarm(s) and place you directly You hear the vehicle’s horn sounds for four seconds, and/or in that feature.

  • Page 125: Helpful Tips

    If your radio is locked up or the display shows Fail 01-90, turn Helpful Tips the radio off and then back on. If this does not correct the condition, take the radio to a qualified radio technician for Caring for Your Radio ......page 109 service.

  • Page 126: Cleaning The External Surface Of The Radio

    Cleaning the External Surface of the Radio Procedure: Combine one teaspoon of mild diswashing detergent to one gallon of water (0.5% solution). Apply the solution sparingly with a stiff, non-metallic, short- bristled brush, making sure excess detergent does not get entrapped near the connectors, controls or crevices.

  • Page 127: Accessories

    Highlights for the Accessories Accessories GPS only antenna is only used in either a single band UHF The accessory link below is for the family of products for APX. or 700/800 application where the Public Safety Microphone Not all accessories are FCC certified for operation with all APX (PSM) is used with the corresponding PSM antenna.

  • Page 128: Appendix: Maritime Radio Use In The Vhf Frequency Range

    3 Repeat “MAYDAY” and the name of the vessel. Appendix: Maritime Radio Use in the 4 “WE ARE LOCATED AT _______________________.” VHF Frequency Range State the position of the vessel in distress, using any information that will help responders to locate you, e.g.: Take a moment to review the following: •...

  • Page 129: Non-commercial Call Channel

    Additional information about operating requirements in the  Non-Commercial Call Channel Maritime Services can be obtained from the full text of FCC For non-commercial transmissions, such as fishing reports, Rule Part 80 and from the US Coast Guard. rendezvous arrangements, repair scheduling, or berthing Table A-1: VHF Marine Channel List information, use VHF Channel 9.

  • Page 130

    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 157.000 161.600 156.725 156.725 157.050 161.650 157.100 161.700 157.150 161.750 77** 156.875 – 157.200 161.800 156.925 161.525...

  • Page 131: Declaration Of Compliance For The Use Of Distress And Safety Frequencies

    Declaration of Compliance for the Use of Distress and Safety Frequencies The radio equipment does not employ a modulation other than the internationally adopted modulation for maritime use when it operates on the distress and safety frequencies specified in RSS-182 Section 7.3. Technical Parameters for Interfacing External Data Sources RS232...

  • Page 132: Glossary

    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.

  • Page 133

    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...

  • Page 134: English

    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.

  • Page 135

    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,...

  • Page 136: Commercial Warranty And Service

    Product manufactured by MOTOROLA. MOTOROLA assumes no Commercial Warranty and Service 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 137

    Product for which it is and insurance prepaid, to an authorized warranty service location. 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 138

    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 139

    Solutions Australia at 1800 457 439. You may also visit our website: the date of delivery if purchased from an authorized Motorola two- http://www.motorolasolutions.com/XA-EN/Pages/Contact_Us way radio dealer. For more information about ESP, contact the the most updated warranty terms.

  • Page 140

    Notes English...

  • Page 142

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