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APX 2000
MODEL 2
USER GUIDE
APX 2000

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  • Page 1 APX™ TWO-WAY RADIOS APX 2000 MODEL 2 USER GUIDE APX 2000...
  • Page 3 MOTOROLA, MOTO, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2011-2013 by Motorola Solutions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 05/13.
  • Page 4: Sending A Silent Emergency Call

    On = Secure operation. Sending an Emergency Call Blinks when the battery is low. Off = Clear operation. Press the Emergency button. The more stripes, the stronger the Blinking = Receiving an encrypted signal strength for the current site voice call. Press and hold the PTT button.
  • Page 5: Declaration Of Conformity

    This declaration is applicable to your radio only if your radio is labeled with the FCC logo shown below. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Per FCC CFR 47 Part 2 Section 2.1077(a) Responsible Party Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc. Address: 1303 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60196, U.S.A. Phone Number: 1-800-927-2744 Hereby declares that the product:...
  • Page 6 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

    Disclaimer ......xiv Contents Getting Started ......1 This User Guide contains all the information you need to use the APX™...
  • Page 8 Identifying Radio Controls ....9 Alert Tones ....... 25 Phone Call Display and Alert Prompts .
  • Page 9 Conventional Mode Operation ....41 Viewing a Scan List ......51 Editing the Scan List .
  • Page 10 Pre-Alert Timer ......63 Managing Text Messages ....72 Post-Alert Timer .
  • Page 11 Enabling MGRS Coordinates ....83 Turning On the Bluetooth Audio (Routing the Audio from the Radio to the Headset) ....94 Accessing the Outdoor Location Feature .
  • Page 12 Setting the Time and Date ....105 Fuel Gauge Icon ......115 Editing the Time and Date .
  • Page 13: Important Safety Information

    RF energy awareness and control for Compliance with applicable standards and Regulations. For a list of Motorola-approved antennas, batteries, and other accessories, visit the following website: http://www.motorolasolutions.com/APX Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio transmitter...
  • Page 14: Software Version

    This device may not cause harmful interference. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Changes or modifications made to this device, not expressly approved by Motorola, could void the user's authority to operate this equipment. English...
  • Page 15: Informations Importantes Sur La Sécurité

    Le présent émetteur a été approuvé par Industrie Canada produit pour radios bidirectionnelles portatives pour fonctionner avec les types d'antenne agréés par Motorola et ayant un gain admissible maximal ainsi que l'impédance requise pour chaque type d'antenne indiqué. ATTENTION! Les types d'antenne non inclus, dont le gain est supérieur Cette radio ne doit être utilisée qu'à...
  • Page 16: Version Du Logiciel

    Cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence reçue, y compris les interférences qui peuvent perturber le fonctionnement. Les changements ou les modifications apportées à ce dispositif, non expressément approuvées par Motorola, peuvent annuler le droit de l'utilisateur à utiliser cet équipement. Français Canadien...
  • Page 17: 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 18: Disclaimer

    However, no responsibility is assumed for inaccuracies. Furthermore, Motorola reserves the right to make changes to any products herein to improve readability, function, or design. Motorola does not assume any liability arising out of the applications or use of any product or circuit described herein;...
  • Page 19: Getting Started

    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 20: Additional Performance Enhancement

    Additional Performance Enhancement The following special notations identify certain items: Example Description The following are some of the latest creations designed to enhance the security, quality and efficiency of your radio. Home button Buttons and keys are shown in bold print or as an icon.
  • Page 21: Crosstalk Prevention

    • What optional accessories may suit your needs? SecureNet allows user to perform secured communications on an Analog or Motorola Data Communication (MDC) channel. The MDC OTAR feature will allow users to perform OTAR activities on an MDC channel. English...
  • Page 22: Preparing Your Radio For Use

    Adjusting the Volume ......page 8 For a list of Motorola-authorized batteries available for use with your radio, see Accessories on page 117.
  • Page 23: Attaching The Battery

    Attaching the Battery To remove the battery, turn the radio off. Lift up With the radio turned off, slide the battery into the radio’s frame the latch then slide the until the bottom latch clicks into place. battery down to remove the battery from the radio.
  • Page 24: Attaching The Antenna

    Attaching the Antenna Attaching the Accessory Connector Cover With the radio turned off, set the antenna in its receptacle and turn clockwise to attach it to the radio. The accessory connector is located on the antenna side of the radio. It is used to connect accessories to the radio. Note: To prevent damage to the connector, shield it with the connector cover when not in use.
  • Page 25: Attaching The Belt Clip

    Attaching the Belt Clip Turning On the Radio Align the grooves of the belt clip Press and hold the Multi-Function Knob (MFK) until the radio with those of the radio and display lights up, then release the MFK. press upward until you hear a click.
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Volume

    Note: If the power-up test is successful, but you see Adjusting the Volume Hardware board absent or Hw Board Mismatch. Send your radio to the qualified technician to fix this Your radio is preprogrammed to reset to medium volume rate, error.
  • Page 27: 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 28: Radio Parts And Controls

    Radio Parts and Controls Top (Orange) Button* Antenna Lightbar Multi- Function Knob Microphone (MFK)* ® Bluetooth Top Side Pairing Microphone (Select) Indicator Button* Speaker Push-to-Talk Accessory (PTT) Button Battery Connector Main Display Side Button 1* Menu Select Buttons Side Button 2* Data Feature Button Home Button...
  • Page 29: Programmable Features

    Bluetooth Headset and PTT – Keys up the Bluetooth Programmable Features Headset's microphone. Any reference in this manual to a control that is Bluetooth Data Devices – Keys up the Bluetooth data devices. “preprogrammed” means that the control must be programmed Bluetooth Clear All Pairing –...
  • Page 30 Man Down Clear – Clears the alarm of Man Down mode which Private Line Defeat (Conventional Only) – Overrides any was triggered when the radio achieves or passes a tilt angle coded squelch (DPL or PL) that is preprogrammed to a channel. threshold or a combination of the angle threshold and a motion Radio Profiles –...
  • Page 31: Assignable Settings Or Utility Functions

    Status – Sends data calls to the dispatcher about a predefined Accessing the Preprogrammed Functions status. You can access various radio functions through one of the Talkaround/Direct (Conventional Only) – Toggles between following ways: using a repeater and communicating directly with another radio. •...
  • Page 32: Using The Menu Select Buttons

      Using the Menu Select Buttons Using the Navigation Buttons The Menu Select buttons access the menu entries of features.  Home Button Note: Check with your dealer or system administrator for the button returns you to the Home (default) screen. In most list of features activated in your radio.
  • Page 33: Data Feature Button

      Data Feature Button Multi-Function Knob (MFK) MFK is the on/off button of your radio. See Turning On the Use this button to access data-related features, such as the Radio on page 7 for the procedure to power up and down your Text Messaging Service (TMS) feature screen.
  • Page 34: Push-To-Talk (Ptt) Button

    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 17 Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons .
  • Page 35: Status Icons

    Status Icons Roaming The radio has roamed to and is currently The 160 x 90 pixel front liquid crystal display (LCD) of the radio registered to a foreign system. shows radio status, text entries, and menu entries. The top Direct display row contain color icons that indicate radio operating conditions.
  • Page 36 Power Level AES Secure Operation • • L = Radio is set at Low power. On = AES Secure operation. • • H = Radio is set at High power. Off = Clear operation. • Blinking = Receiving an encrypted voice call. Scan Radio is scanning a scan list.
  • Page 37: Text Messaging Service (Tms) Icons

    Text Messaging Service (TMS) Icons Data Activity Data activity is present. This feature allows you to send and receive text messages. See Text Messaging Service (TMS) on page 68 for more Bluetooth On information. Bluetooth is on and ready for bluetooth connection.
  • Page 38 Read Message Request Reply The selected text message in the Inbox has been • The “Request Reply” feature is toggled on read. before the message is sent. Normal Message • Messages in the Inbox folder are flagged with User is composing a message with normal priority “Request Reply”.
  • Page 39: Tms Menu Options

    Call Type Icons  TMS Menu Options Menu Option Description/Function The following icons appear on your 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 40: Top Lightbar And Led Indicators

    Top Lightbar and LED Indicators Landline phone number. The Top Lightbar and LED indicators show the operational status of the radio. Landline phone number added to a Call List. Incoming call or data. Top Lightbar Outgoing call or data. Incoming emergency call. English...
  • Page 41: Led Indications

      LED Indications Top Lightbar Indications Solid red – Radio is transmitting. The lightbar blinks green when the MFK is using the secondary feature. See Multi-Function Knob (MFK) on page 15 to Blinking red – Radio is transmitting at low battery condition. understand the functionality of MFK.
  • Page 42: Intelligent Lighting Indicators

    Intelligent Lighting Indicators This feature temporary changes the color of the Top Lightbar 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. Bar Color Notification When...
  • Page 43: Alert Tones

    Alert Tones The radio uses alert tones to inform you of the radio’s condition. 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. Reject When an unauthorized request is made.
  • Page 44 You Hear Tone Name Heard Valid Key-Press When a 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, Priority Channel Medium-Pitched When activity on a priority channel is received. Received Tone Emergency Alarm /Call...
  • Page 45 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 46 You Hear Tone Name Heard Bluetooth Paired When Bluetooth accessory is paired with the radio. Incremental- Pitched Tone Bluetooth Connected When Bluetooth accessory is connected to the radio. Bluetooth Unpaired When Bluetooth accessory is unpaired from the radio. Decremental- Pitched Tone Bluetooth Disconnected When Bluetooth accessory is disconnected from the radio.
  • Page 47: 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 48: General Radio Operation

    Selecting a Zone General Radio Operation A zone is a group of channels. Once you understand how your APX 2000 Portable is configured, you are ready to use your radio. Use this navigation guide to familiarize yourself with the basic Call features: Selecting a Zone .
  • Page 49: Selecting A Radio Channel

    Procedure: Selecting a Radio Channel Turn the preprogrammed Zone Change MFK to the required A channel is a group of radio characteristics, such as transmit/ zone and proceed to Step 3. receive frequency pairs. Follow the procedure below. < > to Zone.
  • Page 50 If Mode Change is secondary feature of MFK, see Multi-Function Knob (MFK) on page 15 to toggle the Follow the procedure below. function of MFK. < > to ChUp or ChDn. Procedure: Press the Menu Select button directly below ChUpor ChDn. Turn the preprogrammed MFK to the desired channel.
  • Page 51: Using Mode Select Feature

    Using Mode Select Feature  Saving a Zone and Channel to a Softkey Five softkeys are available for you to save the frequent used Mode Select allows a long press to save the radio’s current zone and channel. zone and channel to a programmable button, keypad button or Procedure: a softkey;...
  • Page 52: Saving A Zone And Channel To A Button

    Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call  Saving a Zone and Channel to a Button All the programmable buttons and keypad digit 0 to 9 buttons Once you have selected the required channel and/or zone, you allow you to save the frequent used zone and channel. can proceed to receive and respond to calls.
  • Page 53: Receiving And Responding To A Talkgroup 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, the radio must be configured as part of that talkgroup. A Private Call is a call from an individual radio to another individual radio.
  • Page 54: Receiving And Responding To A Telephone Call (Trunking Only)

    During the call, the display shows the caller ID (number), if Procedure: the caller’s name is not in the call list. Use the preprogrammed Call Response button to answer a Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the PTT Telephone Call: button to listen.
  • Page 55: Making A Radio Call

    Making a Radio Call Press the PTT button to make the call. ASTRO Conventional Only: You can select a zone, channel, subscriber ID, or talkgroup by The LED lights up solid red. The display shows the using: talkgroup alias or ID. •...
  • Page 56: Making An Enhanced Private Call (Trunking Only)

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts to scroll  Making an Enhanced Private Call (Trunking Only) through and select the required ID. This feature allows you to send an individual Call Alert page if there is no answer from the target radio. See Sending a Call Press the Menu Select button directly below LNum to go to Alert Page on page 55 for more information.
  • Page 57: Making A Telephone Call (Trunking Only)

    The display shows Calling... <Number>. Press the Menu Select button directly below Phon. The display shows the last transmitted phone number. Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from Press the Menu Select button directly below Cnts to scroll your mouth.
  • Page 58: Repeater Or Direct Operation

    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 59: Monitoring A Channel

      Monitoring a Channel Conventional Mode Operation Procedure: ® Your radio may be preprogrammed to receive Private-Line (PL) calls. Press the preprogrammed Monitor button and proceed to Step 3. Procedure: Momentarily press the Monitor button to listen for activity. The Carrier Squelch indicator appears on the display.
  • Page 60: Advanced Features

    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 61: Making A Selective Call

     Release the PTT button to listen. Making a Selective Call Press to hang up and return to the Home screen. Procedure: Press the preprogrammed Quick Access (One-Touch)  Using the Talkgroup Call Feature (Conventional Selective Call button to dial the preprogrammed ID and Operation Only) proceed to Step 4.
  • Page 62: Selecting A Talkgroup

      Sending a Status Call Selecting a Talkgroup Procedure: This feature allows you to send data calls to the dispatcher < > about a predefined status. to Tgrp. Each status can have up to a 14-character name. A maximum Press the Menu Select button directly below Tgrp.
  • Page 63: Using The Dynamic Regrouping Feature (Trunking Only)

    When the dispatcher acknowledges, you hear four tones  Using the Dynamic Regrouping Feature (Trunking and the display shows Ack received. The radio returns to Only) normal dispatch operation. This feature allows the dispatcher to temporarily reassign selected radios to a particular channel where they can If no acknowledgment is received, you hear a low-pitched communicate with each other.
  • Page 64: Requesting A Reprogram (Trunking Only)

      Requesting a Reprogram (Trunking Only) Classifying Regrouped Radios This feature allows you to notify the dispatcher when you want a The dispatcher can classify regrouped radios into either of two new dynamic regrouping assignment. categories: Select Enabled or Select Disabled. •...
  • Page 65: Entering The Dynamic Zone To Select A Dynamic Channel

      Entering the Dynamic Zone to Select a Dynamic Saving a Channel in the Dynamic Zone from List Channel Selection Procedure: With the radio in Dynamic Zone, follow the procedure below. < > to Zone. Procedure: < > to ZnPr. Press the Menu Select button directly below Press the Menu Select button directly below Zone.
  • Page 66: Deleting A Channel In The Dynamic Zone

    Contacts  Deleting a Channel in the Dynamic Zone With the radio in Dynamic Zone, follow the procedure below. This feature provides “address-book” capabilities on your radio. Procedure: Each entry corresponds to an alias (name) or ID (number) that < >...
  • Page 67: Making A Private Call From Contacts

    Note: Your radio is preprogrammed with a number of to the required subscriber alias. contacts per Call Lists. Check with your dealer or Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. system administrator for more information. to Call and press the Menu Select button directly The radio automatically exits the feature, if the feature below Sel.
  • Page 68: 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 69: 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 current Long press the preprogrammed Scan List Programming channel/group.
  • Page 70: 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 52 for Below the Sel, Del, and Rcl screen, press the Menu Select more information on how to add and/or change the priority of button directly below Sel to view and/or change the priority the currently displayed channel in the scan list.
  • Page 71: Scan

    Scan  Making a Dynamic Priority Change (Conventional Scan Only) This feature allows you to monitor traffic on different channels While the radio is scanning, the dynamic priority change feature by scanning a preprogrammed list of channels. allows you to temporarily change any channel in a scan list (except for the Priority-One channel) to the Priority-Two ...
  • Page 72: Restoring A Nuisance Channel

    Call Alert Paging < > to Nuis. Press the Menu Select button directly below Nuis. This feature allows your radio to work like a pager. The radio continues scanning the remaining channels in the Even if other users are away from their radios, or if they are list.
  • Page 73: Sending A Call Alert Page

     The radio returns to the Home screen. Sending a Call Alert Page Note: The radio automatically exits the feature, if the feature Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok to return to inactivity timer is enabled, when the radio is left idle the Contacts screen.
  • Page 74: Emergency Operation

    Emergency Operation The radio returns to the Home screen. Press the Menu Select button directly below Ok to return to The Emergency feature is used to indicate a critical situation. the Contacts screen. If the Top (Orange) button is preprogrammed to send an emergency signal, this signal overrides any other communication over the selected channel.
  • Page 75: Sending An Emergency Alarm

      Sending an Emergency Alarm Sending an Emergency Call (Trunking Only) This feature allows you to send a data transmission, which This feature gives your radio priority access on a channel. identifies the radio sending the emergency, to the dispatcher. Note: The radio operates in the normal dispatch manner while in Emergency Call, except, if enabled, it returns...
  • Page 76: Sending An Emergency Alarm With Emergency Call

    Release the PTT button to end the transmission and wait for Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from a response from the dispatcher. your mouth. Press and hold the preprogrammed Emergency button for Press and hold the PTT button. Speak clearly into the about a second to exit the Emergency Call mode.
  • Page 77: Using The Emergency Keep-Alive Feature

    Note: For ALL Emergency signals, when changing channels: Fireground (Conventional Only) • If the new channel is also preprogrammed for The portable Fireground Communications System is designed Emergency, you can change channels while in Emergency operation. The emergency alarm or call for deployment at an incident scene.
  • Page 78: Entering Fireground Zone Channel

    The Fireground signals transmission is always exchanging data Listen for a transmission. Adjust the Volume Control Knob if between your radio and the RF Modem and command terminal. necessary. The status of your radio includes Press and hold the preprogrammed Volume Set button to •...
  • Page 79: Responding To Evacuation Indicator

    Tactical Public Safety(TPS) (Conventional  Responding to Evacuation Indicator Only) When Incident Commander triggers Evacuation signal from his command terminal, the RF Modem updates everyone in the Fireground Communication System with the order to evacuate  Using TPS Normal Transmission the incident site.
  • Page 80: Man Down

    Man Down  Using TPS Emergency Transmission Emergency Beacon – During Emergency if the TPS radio user Man Down condition is determined based upon the radio tilt pushes the Emergency button, the radio sounds a Beacon at angle or a combination of radio tilt angle and the lack of radio the maximum volume of the radio at radio’s internal speaker motion.
  • Page 81: Pre-Alert Timer

    The Man Down feature has three phases: Note: Emergency must be set up for this feature to operate. For details on operating the Emergency alerts, please The radio senses the Man Down condition and Pre-Alert see Emergency Operation on page 56. Timer is initiated.
  • Page 82: Post-Alert Timer

      Post-Alert Timer Triggering Emergency This timer sets the amount of time the radio needs to remain in When the user does not clear the Man Down condition and the the Man Down condition before the Emergency alarm is Post-Alert Timer comes to an end, Emergency Alarm or call is transmitted.
  • Page 83: Re-Initiating Man Down

    enabled, please enable it and go through steps 1,2 and 3  Re-Initiating Man Down again. After exiting the Emergency Operation when the radio is still in Man Down condition (tilted achieving threshold angle or If the Man Down feature is enabled and no tone is heard, motionless), user must first exit Man Down condition to then re- send the radio to a qualified technician.
  • Page 84: 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 MFK, once the zone you want is for the radio. When you turn on the radio, the device displayed, to the desired mode.
  • Page 85: Accessing The User Login Feature

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Logn to select  Accessing the User Login Feature the predefined username. This feature allows you as the user to be associated with the If the ID is invalid, the display shows momentary Invalid ID. radio.
  • Page 86: Logging Out

    Text Messaging Service (TMS)  Logging Out When you have logged in or you are using Offline mode, you This features allows you to quickly send and receive messages can log out. and run database queries directly from your radios. Procedure: The types of text messages available: Press the Menu Select button directly below Logt.
  • Page 87: Accessing The Tms Features

      Accessing the TMS Features Sending a Quick Text Message Quick Text messages are messages that are predefined and Note: The radio automatically exits the feature, if the feature usually consist of messages that are used most frequently. inactivity timer is enabled, when the radio is left idle and the timer expires.
  • Page 88: Using The Priority Status And Request Reply Features

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn.  Using the Priority Status and Request Reply Features to Send Message and press the Menu Select button directly below Sel. Before sending your message, you can append a priority status and/or a request reply to your message. to scroll through the address list and highlight the required address.
  • Page 89: Removing A Priority Status From A Text Message

      Removing a Priority Status from a Text Message Removing a Request Reply from a Text Message Procedure: Procedure: Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. to Mark as Normal and press the Menu Select to No Req Reply and press the Menu Select button button directly below Sel to remove the priority status from directly below Sel to remove the request reply icon from the...
  • Page 90: Removing A Priority Status And A Reply Request From A Text Message

      Managing Text Messages Removing a Priority Status and a Reply Request from a Text Message  Receiving a Text Message Procedure: Note: When you receive a message that is flagged with the Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn. “Request Reply”...
  • Page 91: Viewing A Text Message From The Inbox

    While on the view 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 92: Managing Sent Text Messages

    The display shows the Send Message screen and Follow the procedure below. Sending msg. < > to TMS. Back Press the Menu Select button directly below at any time to return to the previous screen. Press the Menu Select button directly below TMS to access the TMS feature screen.
  • Page 93: Sending A Sent Text Message

      Sending a Sent Text Message Deleting a Text Message Procedure: Procedure: From the Inbox or Sent screen: Press the Menu Select button directly below Optn while viewing the message. to scroll through the messages. to Send Message and press the Menu Select Press the Menu Select button directly below Del to delete button directly below Sel.
  • Page 94: Deleting All Text Messages

    Feature button to access the TMS feature screen, and proceed conventional channels. to Step 3. Unlike other forms of security, Motorola digital encryption provides signaling that makes it virtually impossible for others to Follow the procedure below. decode any part of an encrypted message.
  • Page 95: Selecting Clear Transmissions

      Selecting Clear Transmissions Managing Encryption Procedure:  Loading an Encryption Key Press the preprogrammed Secure/Clear button to the secure Note: Refer to the key-variable loader (KVL) manual for position. equipment connections and setup. Note: If the selected channel is preprogrammed for clear-only Procedure: operation –...
  • Page 96: Using The Multikey Feature

      Using the Multikey Feature Selecting an Encryption Key This feature allows the radio to be equipped with different Procedure: encryption keys and supports the DES-OFB algorithm. < > to Key. There are two types: Press the Menu Select button directly below Key. The •...
  • Page 97: Selecting A Keyset

      Selecting a Keyset Erasing the Selected Encryption Keys This feature allows you to select one or more groups of several This feature allows you to erase all or selected encryption keys. encryption keys from among the available keys stored in the Procedure: radio.
  • Page 98: Requesting An Over-The-Air Rekey (Astro Only)

    Use the preprogrammed Top Side (Select) button and Top  Requesting an Over-the-Air Rekey (ASTRO Only) (Orange) button to erase the single key in radios with the This feature, also known as OTAR, allows the dispatcher to single-key option, and to erase all keys in radios with the reprogram the encryption keys in the radio remotely.
  • Page 99: Mdc Over-The-Air Rekeying (Otar) Page

      MDC Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR) Page Hear Clear This feature allows to view or define MDC Over-the-Air There are two components of Hear Clear. Rekeying (OTAR) features.It is applied only when operating in Companding: secure encrypted mode and only for conventional Reduces the channel noise, e.g.
  • Page 100: The Global Positioning System (Gps)

    • The Global Positioning System (GPS) Inside of buildings, trains, or other covered vehicles • Under any other metal or concrete roof or structure This feature uses information from the Global Positioning • Between tall buildings or under dense tree-cover System (GPS) satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the approximate geographical location of your radio, expressed as •...
  • Page 101: 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 102: 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 103: Saving A Waypoint

      Saving a Waypoint Viewing a Saved Waypoint 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 Save as Waypt and press the Menu Select to Waypoints and press the Menu Select button button directly below Sel.
  • Page 104: 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 105: Measuring The Distance And Bearing From A 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 emergency button, the radio exits the Location menu and While in the current location display: returns to the Home (default) screen so that you can see which channel the emergency signal is going out on.
  • Page 106: 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.
  • Page 107: 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. This This feature allows you to view the name of the current site or feature should be used with caution, since it inhibits roaming to forces your radio to change to a new one.
  • Page 108: Mission Critical Wireless - Bluetooth

    This feature allows your radio to extend its functionality by directly below On. The display shows Status On, and connecting to external proprietary Motorola Accessories. appears to indicate Bluetooth is on. The default setting for Bluetooth-enabled radio is Bluetooth ON.
  • Page 109: Turning The Bluetooth Off

      Turning the Bluetooth Off Re-Pair Timer Procedure: There are two options for configuring the radio’s Bluetooth pairing type. The type defines the duration the radio and the < > to BT. Press the Menu Select button directly below accessory retain the pairing information.
  • Page 110: Bluetooth Drop Timer

     Bluetooth Drop Timer Re-Pair Timer The Bluetooth Drop Timer has two different settings and Re-Pair Timer Scenarios Options functions, depending upon the selection of the Re-Pair Timer.: • When the radio is powered OFF, pairing Re-Pair Timer Drop Timer Options key is lost immediately, and accessory Options attempts to pair again.
  • Page 111: Pairing Bluetooth Device With The Radio

    Procedure:  Pairing Bluetooth Device with the Radio Note: Bluetooth tones, Bluetooth menu and Preprogrammed buttons must be preprogrammed by a qualified radio technician. Check with your dealer or system administrator for more information. Bluetooth With your radio’s Bluetooth feature ON, and the Bluetooth tones Pairing enabled: Location...
  • Page 112: Indicating Bluetooth Connection Is Lost

     Turning On the Bluetooth Audio (Routing the If the connecting process is immediately following the Audio from the Radio to the Headset) pairing process and the connecting process fails to Procedure: complete within the 6 seconds, you hear a decremental- pitched tone to indicate unpaired.
  • Page 113: Turning Off The Bluetooth Audio (Routing The Audio From The Headset To The Radio)

      Turning Off the Bluetooth Audio (Routing the Adjusting the Volume of the Radio from Bluetooth Audio from the Headset to the Radio) Audio Device Procedure: Procedure: < > With the Bluetooth audio device connected to the radio: to BT. Press the Menu Select button directly below BT to access the Bluetooth feature screen.
  • Page 114: Clearing All Bluetooth Devices Information

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Back to return  Clearing All Bluetooth Devices Information to the previous screen. Procedure: to the required device, press the Menu Select Long press the preprogrammed Bluetooth On/Off button. You button directly below Clr. hear a short, medium-pitched tone.
  • Page 115: Viewing The Bluetooth Friendly Name

    Programming Over Project 25 (POP 25)  Viewing the Bluetooth Friendly Name (ASTRO 25 and ASTRO Conventional) Note: Your radio must be preprogrammed to allow you to use this feature. This feature enables configuration data to be upgraded to your Procedure: radio over-the-air.
  • Page 116: Utilities

    Press the Menu Select button below Dlay to delay the Utilities request to upgrade. The radio prompts to upgrade in the next power up of your radio.  Viewing the Recent Calls Press the Menu Select button below Rej to reject the This feature allows you to view the recent incoming and request to upgrade.
  • Page 117: Selecting The Power Level

    Settings: Press the Menu Select button directly below Rcnt to access the Recent Calls feature screen. • Select Low for a shorter transmitting distance and to conserve power. to scroll through the list. • Select High for a longer transmitting distance. Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to return to the Home screen.
  • Page 118: Selecting A Radio Profile

     The radio returns to the Home screen. The profile name on Selecting a Radio Profile the Home screen indicates the current selected radio profile. This feature allows you to manually switch the visual and audio settings of the radio. The display, backlight, alert tones, and ...
  • Page 119: Selecting The Audio Speaker

    Procedure:  Selecting the Audio Speaker Use the preprogrammed Profile button and proceed to Step 3. This feature allows you to select the speaker route for the radio's audio from either the main or the secondary speaker using the radio profile settings. Follow the procedure below.
  • Page 120: Controlling The Display Backlight

      Controlling the Display Backlight Setting Up the Radio Display and Visual Indicators to Suite Night Vision Goggles You can enable or disable the radio’s display backlight as needed, if poor light conditions make the display difficult to read. During tactical nighttime operations of military entities worldwide, the Night Vision Goggles (NVG) is used to see in the Depending on how your radio is preprogrammed, you can also...
  • Page 121: Locking And Unlocking The Keypad And Controls

    Get familiar with your radio NVG feature and operation  Locking and Unlocking the Keypad and Controls before you use it with your Night Vision Goggles. You can lock your radio’s keypad, programmable buttons and Procedure: MFK to avoid inadvertent entry. Check with your dealer or qualified technician for best selection to suite your usage.
  • Page 122: Turning Voice Mute On Or Off

    The display shows momentary Tones on, and you hear a  Using the Time-Out Timer short tone, indicating that the keypad tones are enabled. This feature turns off your radio’s transmitter. You cannot transmit longer than the preset timer setting. ...
  • Page 123: Setting The Time And Date

     to change the selected item. Setting the Time and Date You can set the time and date for your radio. < > one or more times to move to an item you wish to change. Settings: to change the selected item. •...
  • Page 124: Using The Conventional Squelch Operation Features

      Using the Conventional Squelch Operation Digital Options Features One or more of the following options may be preprogrammed in your radio. Check with your dealer or system administrator for This feature filters out unwanted calls with low signal strength or channels that have a higher than normal background noise.
  • Page 125: 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 Smart PTT is a per-personality, programmable feature used in PL) that might be preprogrammed to a channel. The radio will conventional radio systems to keep radio users from talking also unmute to any digital activity on a digital channel.
  • Page 126: Impres™ Battery Annunciator

    Press the Menu Select button directly below Batt. The Mode Description display shows the details of the battery. This feature can work in conjunction to scroll through the various information. with either of the two above variations. Quick-Key You can override the transmit-inhibit Press the Menu Select button directly below Exit to return Override state by quick-keying the radio.
  • Page 127: Accessing The Radio Information

    Procedure:  Accessing the Radio Information Press the preprogrammed Info button and proceed to Step 3. This feature displays the following information of your radio: • • Follow the procedure below. Host Version DSP Version • • Secure Version KG (Secure Algorithm) <...
  • Page 128: Viewing The Ip Information

      Viewing the IP Information Viewing the 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.
  • Page 129: 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 audio indicator can be customized per customer requirements. •...
  • Page 130: Helpful Tips

    Caring for Your Radio Helpful Tips • Take a moment to review the following: The radio casting has a vent port Caring for Your Radio ......page 112 that allows for Cleaning Your Radio .
  • Page 131: Cleaning Your Radio

     Cleaning Your Radio • The radio is designed to be submerged to a maximum depth of 1 meter, with a maximum To clean the external surfaces of your radio: submersion time of 30 minutes. Exceeding a u t i o n either maximum limit may result in damage to Combine one teaspoon of mild dishwashing detergent to the radio.
  • Page 132: Handling Your Radio

    Proper repair and maintenance procedures will assure efficient Do not pound, drop, or throw the radio unnecessarily. Never operation and long life for this product. A Motorola maintenance carry the radio by the antenna. agreement will provide expert service to keep this and all other •...
  • Page 133: Taking Care Of The Battery

    Taking Care of the Battery  Fuel Gauge Icon A blinking fuel gauge icon ( ) is displayed only when the  Checking the Battery Charge Status battery voltage drops to low level. In this case, replace the battery with a fully charged one. Your radio can indicate the battery’s charge status through: Gauge Battery Charge...
  • Page 134: Battery Recycling And Disposal

     Battery Recycling and Disposal In the U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the nationwide Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) program for battery collection and recycling. Many retailers and dealers participate in this program. For the location of the drop-off facility closest to you, access RBRC's Internet web site at www.rbrc.com or call 1-800-8-...
  • Page 135: Accessories

    Highlights for the Accessories Accessories Only the following programming cables are compatible with The accessory link below is for APX radios. Not all accessories APX 2000 radios. are FCC certified for operation with all APX models and/or – APX DMR Port Programming Cable (PMKN4012B) bandsplits.
  • Page 136: Appendix: Maritime Radio Use In The Vhf 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 137: 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 138 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 139: Declaration Of Compliance For The User Of Distress And Safety Frequencies

    Declaration of Compliance for the User 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 spedified in RSS-182 Section 6.1. Table A-2: Technical Paratmeters for Interfacing External Data sources RS232...
  • Page 140: Glossary

    Carrier Squelch squelch circuit silences the radio when no Automatic Registration Service signal is being received so that the user does not have to listen to “noise”. Motorola standard for wireless digital ASTRO 25 trunked communications. A software-controlled, computer-driven ASTRO...
  • Page 141 Light-emitting diode. A feature that allows the dispatcher to Li-Ion Lithium ion. Dynamic temporarily reassign selected radios to a Motorola Data Communication Regrouping single special channel so they can communicate with each other. Dynamic System Resilience Encrypted Integrated Data Electrical Serial Number...
  • Page 142 Term Definition Term Definition A life-saving feature that senses the radio Multi-System A scan list that can include both talkgroups user may be in trouble by monitoring the Talkgroup Scan (trunked) and channels (conventional). whether the radio is in a vertical or List horizontal position or whether the radio is Network Access Code (NAC) operates on...
  • Page 143 Term Definition Term Definition A sub-audible tone that is transmitted such Special electronic circuitry, added to the Private Line that only receivers decoding the tone receiver of a radio, that reduces, or cuts off, (PL) Squelch receives it. unwanted signals before they are heard in the speaker.
  • Page 144 Term Definition Trunking A scan list that includes talkgroups that are Priority Monitor all from the same trunking system. Scan List Unique Shadow Key. Coordinated Universal Time. The international time standard (formerly Greenwich Mean Time, or GMT). Zero hours UTC is midnight in Greenwich, England, which is located at 0 degrees longitude.
  • Page 145: 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 146 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 147 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 148 Motorola Solutions Australia’s limited warranty below is in addition to any rights and remedies you may have under the Australian Consumer Law. If you have any queries, please call Motorola Solutions Australia at 1800 457 439. You may also visit our website: http://www.motorola.com/Business/XA-EN/...
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