SETTING TIGHT OR NORMAL
Use this feature to filter out nuisance
(unwanted) calls and/or background noise.
However, tightening squelch could cause calls
from remote locations to be filtered out as well.
In this case, normal squelch may be more
Press the preprogrammed Squelch button
(see page 6) to toggle between tight and
SETTING THE POWER LEVEL
Each channel in your radio has a predefined
transmit power level that can be changed:
•High power allows you to reach a radio that
is farther away.
•Low power conserves the battery’s charge.
•Auto power automatically sets the optimal
power level based on the strength of the
signal received. If the received signal is
weak, the transmit level will be set to high,
Note: Be aware that a message received
from a nearby radio might change
your radio’s power level to low. This
may cause radios that are farther
away not to receive your transmis-
Press the preprogrammed Power Level button
(see page 6) to toggle between low and high