Additional Radio Controls in Connect
Push-To-Talk (PTT) Button
The PTT button on the side of the radio ( ) serves
two basic purposes:
• While a call is in progress, the PTT button allows
the radio to transmit to other radios in the call.
Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the
PTT button to listen.
The microphone is activated when the PTT button
• While a call is not in progress, the PTT button is
used to make a new call (see Making a Radio Call
on page 167).
If the Talk Permit Tone is enabled, wait until the short
alert tone ends before talking.
Your dealer can program the programmable buttons
as shortcuts to radio functions depending on the
duration of a button press:
Short press Pressing and releasing rapidly.
Long press Pressing and holding for the
The programmed duration of a button press is
applicable for all assignable radio/utility
functions or settings. See Emergency
Operation on page 195 for more information
on the programmed duration of the
Additional Radio Controls in Connect Plus Mode