Signal Strength Indicator/Channel Busy
Obstacles that block the signal path may affect the strength of the incoming signal.
To check for Channel activity, press and hold J. You’ll hear static
if the Channel is clear and w 0 will display. Press J again to
Your radio can transmit Call Tones to other radios in your group so you can alert them
that you are about to talk. Once selected, press B to transmit the Call Tone to
others. There are three distinct individual Call Tones to choose or you can choose to
turn Call Tones off: 0.
The radio displays w when there is activity on the Frequency, and
the transmit light flashes once per second. When receiving, the
display will show w and a signal strength of
1 (weakest) through 6 (strongest).
can help determine when a
radio is moving out of range.
• To set your Call Tone, press \ as needed to display E.
• You can press [ or ] to hear and select the Call Tone.
Note: The default is set on 0, or you may choose 1