It is important to monitor for traffic before
transmitting to ensure that you do not “talk
over” someone who is already transmitting.
4Listen for voice activity.
• The LED indicator flashes red while your
radio is receiving.
5To respond, hold the radio vertically 1 to 2
inches (2.5 to 5cm) from your mouth. Press
the PTT button to talk; release it to listen.
1Press and hold the preprogrammed Monitor
button to access channel traffic.
• If no activity is present, you will hear “white
2Once channel traffic has cleared, proceed
with your call by pressing the PTT button.
1A long press of the preprogrammed Monitor
button places the radio in Permanent Monitor
• You hear a good key tone.
2A short press of the Monitor button cancels
Permanent Monitor mode and returns the
radio to normal operation.