Making and Receiving Calls
4If 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.
5The LED lights up solid green.
6Wait for the Talk Permit Tone to finish (if enabled) and speak
clearly into the microphone.
7Release the PTT button to listen.
8If there is no voice activity for a predetermined period of
time, the call ends.
9You hear a short tone. The display shows Call Ended.
See Making a Private Call on page 27 for details on making a
Receiving an All Call
An All Call is a call from an individual radio to every radio on the
channel. It is used to make important announcements requiring
the user’s full attention.
When you receive an All Call:
1A tone sounds and the LED blinks green.
2The first line of the display shows the caller alias, and the
RSSI icon. The second line displays All Call and the All
3Once the All Call ends, the radio returns to the previous
screen before receiving the call.
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 now
available for use.
You cannot respond to an All Call.
See Making an All Call on page 28 for details on making an All
NOTE: The radio stops receiving the All Call if you switch to a
different channel while receiving the call.
During an All Call, you will not be able to use any
programmed button functions until the call ends.