for that radio until the process resumes at a
There are several things that can make the file
transfer process start again. The first example applies
to all over-the-air file types. The other examples apply
only to the Network Frequency File and Option Board
• The radio system administrator re-initiates the
over-the-air file transfer.
• The Option Board's pre-defined timer expires,
which causes the Option Board to automatically
resume the process of collecting packets.
• The timer has not yet expired, but the radio user
requests the file transfer to resume via the menu
After the Connect Plus radio finishes downloading all
file packets, it must upgrade to the newly acquired
file. For the Network Frequency File, this is an
automatic process and does not require a radio reset.
For the Option Board Codeplug File, this is an
automatic process that will cause a brief interruption
to service as the Option Board loads the new
codeplug information and re-acquires a network site.
How quickly the radio upgrades to a new Option
Board firmware file depends on how the radio has
been configured by the dealer or system
administrator. The radio will either upgrade
immediately after collecting all file packets, or it will
wait until the next time that the user turns the radio
Check with your dealer or system
administrator to determine how your radio has
The process of upgrading to a new Option Board
firmware file takes several seconds, and it requires
the Connect Plus Option Board to reset the radio.
Once the upgrade starts, the radio use will not be
able to make or receive calls until the process is
Firmware Up to Date
If the Option Board firmware file is not Up to
Date (and if the radio has partially collected a
more recent Option Board firmware file
version) the radio displays a list with additional
options; Version, %Received, and Download.
Advanced Features in Connect Plus Mode