radio receives the time slot assignment, the
microphone is automatically activated without
pressing the PTT button. This activated microphone
state is also known as “hot mic”. The “hot mic” applies
to the first voice transmission from your radio during
the Emergency call. For subsequent transmissions in
the same Emergency call, you must press the PTT
1Press the programmed Emergency button.
2Hold the microphone 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm)
from your mouth.
3The microphone remains active for the “hot mic”
time specified in your radio's codeplug
During this time, the LED lights up green.
4Press and hold the PTT button to talk longer than
the programmed duration.
Initiating an Emergency Alert
If your radio is programmed for “Silent” or
“Silent with Voice”, it will not provide any audio
or visual indications that it is sending an
Emergency Alert. If programmed for “Silent”,
the silent operation continues indefinitely until
you press PTT or the button configured for
“Emergency Off”. If programmed for “Silent
with Voice”, the radio automatically cancels
silent operation when the site controller
broadcasts the Emergency Alert.
Press the orange Emergency button.
Upon transmitting the Emergency Alert to the site
controller, the radio’s display shows the
Emergency icon, the Group contact used for the
Emergency Alert, and TX Alarm.
Once the Emergency Alert is successfully sent and is
being broadcast for other radios to hear, a positive
indicator tone sounds and the radio’s display shows
Alarm Sent. If the Emergency Alert is unsuccessful,
a negative indicator tone sounds and the radio
displays Alarm Failed.
Exiting Emergency Mode
If the Emergency call ends due to the
expiration of the Emergency Hang Time, but
the emergency condition is not over, press the
Advanced Features in Connect Plus Mode