the transmitting radio releases the PTT button,
indicating the channel is free for you to respond.
6Press the PTT button to respond.
7Once your call ends, press Emergency Off button
to exit the Emergency mode.
The radio returns to the Home screen.
Sending an Emergency Alarm with Voice to Follow
This feature allows you to send an Emergency Alarm
to a group of radios. Your radio’s microphone is
automatically activated, allowing you to communicate
with the group of radios without pressing the PTT
This activated microphone state is also known as “hot
If your radio has Emergency Cycle Mode enabled,
repetitions of hot mic and receiving period are made
for a programmed duration. During Emergency Cycle
Mode, received calls sound through the radio’s
If you press the PTT button during the programmed
receiving period, you hear a prohibit tone, indicating
that you should release the PTT button. The radio
ignores the PTT press and remains in Emergency
Note: If you press the PTT button during hot mic, and
continue to press it after the hot mic duration expires,
the radio continues to transmit until you release the
If your radio is set to Silent, it does not display any
audio or visual indicators during Emergency mode, or
allow any received calls to sound through the radio’s
speaker, until the programmed hot mic transmission
period is over, and you press the PTT button.
If your radio is set to Silent with Voice, it does not
display any audio or visual indicators during
Emergency mode when you are making the call with
hot mic, but allow sound through the radio’s speaker
when the target radio responds after the programmed
hot mic transmission period is over. The indicators
only appear when you press the PTT button.
Note: If the Emergency Alarm request fails, the radio
does not retry to send the request, and enters the hot
mic state directly.
1Press the programmed Emergency On button.
The display shows one of the following:
Advanced Features in Non-Connect Plus Mode