Responding to Emergency Alarms with Call
Follow the procedure to respond to Emergency
Alarms with Call on your radio.
When you receive an Emergency Call:
• The Emergency Call Tone sounds if the
Emergency Call Indication and Emergency Call
Decode Tone is enabled. The Emergency Call
Tone will not sound if only the Emergency Call
Indication is enabled.
• The display shows the Emergency Call icon at
the top right corner.
• The text line shows the Emergency Talkgroup ID
or alias, and the ID or alias of the transmitting
• Your radio unmutes and the incoming call sounds
through the speaker.
1If the Channel Free Indication feature is enabled,
you hear a short alert tone the moment the
transmitting radio releases the PTT button,
indicating the channel is free for you to respond.
Press the PTT button to respond to the call.
The green LED lights up.
2Wait for the Talk Permit Tone to end and speak
clearly into the microphone if enabled.
3Release the PTT button to listen.
When the emergency initiating radio responds:
• The red LED blinks.
• The display shows the Emergency Call icon,
the Emergency Talkgroup ID or alias, and the
ID or alias of the transmitting radio.
If the Emergency Call Indication is not
enabled, the display shows the Group Call
icon, Emergency Talkgroup ID or alias, and
the ID or alias of the transmitting radio.
Your radio is able to receive data, for example a text
message, from another radio or a text message
There are 2 types of text messages, DMR Short Text
Message and text message.
The maximum length of characters when you send
and receive a text message is 280 characters which
includes the subject line. You see the subject line
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