Making and Receiving Calls
Receiving and Responding to a Radio Call
Once the channel, subscriber
ID or group ID is displayed,
you can proceed to receive
and respond to calls.
The LED lights up solid green
while the radio is transmitting
and blinks green when the
radio is receiving.
NOTE: The LED lights up solid green while the radio is
transmitting and blinks green rapidly when the radio is
receiving a privacy-enabled call.
To unscramble a privacy-enabled call, your radio must
have the same Privacy Key, OR the same Key Value
and Key ID (programmed by your dealer), as the
transmitting radio (the radio you are receiving the call
See Privacy on page 79 for more information.
Receiving and Responding to a Group Call
To receive a call from a group of users, your radio must be
configured as part of that group.
When you receive a Group Call (while on the Home screen):
1The LED blinks green.
2The first line of the display shows the caller alias, and the
RSSI icon. The second line displays the group alias and the
Group Call icon (in Digital mode only).
3Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from
4 If the Channel Free Indication feature is enabled, you
will 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 to the call.
If the Voice Interrupt feature is enabled, press the PTT
button to stop the current call from the transmitting radio and
free the channel for you to talk/respond.