1Do one of the following.
• Select the channel with the active group alias
or ID. See Selecting a Channel on page 45.
• Press the programmed One Touch Access
2Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0
cm) from your mouth.
3Press the PTT button to make the call.
The LED lights up solid green. The Group Call
icon appears in the top right corner. The first text
line shows the group call alias.
4Release the PTT button to listen.
When the target radio responds, the LED blinks
green. You see the Group Call icon, the group
alias or ID, and transmitting radio alias or ID on
5 If the Channel Free Indication feature is
enabled, you hear a short alert tone the moment
the transmitting radio releases the PTT button,
indicating the channel is free for you to respond.
Press the PTT button to respond.
If there is no voice activity for a predetermined
period of time, the call ends. Radio returns to the
screen you were on prior to initiating the call.
Note: You can also make a Group Call via Contacts
(see Making a Group Call from Contacts on page
Making a Private Call
While you can receive and/or respond to a Private
Call initiated by an authorized individual radio, your
radio must be programmed for you to initiate a Private
There are two types of Private Calls. The first type,
where a radio presence check is performed prior to
setting up the call, while the other sets up the call
Only one of these call types can be programmed to
your radio by your dealer.
You will hear a negative indicator tone, when you
make a Private Call via the One Touch Access
button, the programmed number keys, or the Channel
Selector Knob, if this feature is not enabled.
Use the Text Message or Call Alert features to
contact an individual radio. See Text Message
Making and Receiving Calls in Non-Connect Plus Mode