Advanced Features in Connect Plus
Home Channel Reminder
This feature provides a reminder when the radio is
not set to the home channel for a period of time.
If this feature is enabled via the CPS, the Home
Channel Reminder tone and announcement sound,
the first line of the display shows Non and the second
line shows Home Channel periodically when the radio
is not set to the home channel for a period of time.
You can respond to the reminder by performing one
of the following actions:
• Return to the home channel.
• Mute the reminder temporarily via the
• Set a new home channel via the programmable
Auto Fallback is a system feature that allows you to
continue to make and receive non-emergency calls
on the selected Group Contact in the event of certain
types of Connect Plus system failures.
If one of these failures occurs, your radio attempts to
roam to a different Connect Plus site. This search
process may result in your radio finding an operable
Connect Plus site, or it may result in your radio finding
a “Fallback Channel” (if your radio is enabled for Auto
Fallback). A Fallback Channel is a repeater that is
normally part of an operable Connect Plus site, but is
currently unable to communicate with either its site
controller or the Connect Plus network. In Fallback
mode, the repeater operates as a single digital
repeater. Auto Fallback Mode supports non-
emergency Group Calls only. No other call types are
supported in Fallback Mode.
Indications of Auto Fallback Mode
When your radio is using a Fallback channel, you
hear the intermittent “Fallback Tone” approximately
once every 15 seconds (except while transmitting).
The display periodically shows a brief message,
“Fallback Channel”. Your radio only permits PTT on
Advanced Features in Connect Plus Mode