Making and Receiving Calls
Making a Private Call
While you can receive and/or respond to a Private Call
initiated by an authorized individual radio, your radio
must be programmed for you to initiate a Private Call.
You will hear a negative indicator tone, when you make a
Private Call via the Contacts list, Call Log, One Touch Access
button, the programmed number keys, or the Channel Selector
Knob, if this feature is not enabled.
Use the Text Message or Call Alert features to contact an
individual radio. See Text Message Features on page 67 or
Call Alert Operation on page 60 for more information.
1Turn the Channel Selector Knob to select the channel with
the active subscriber alias or ID.
2Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from
3Press the PTT button to make the call. The LED lights up
solid green. The first line displays the subscriber alias or ID.
The second line displays Private Call and the Private
4Wait for the Talk Permit Tone to finish (if enabled) and speak
clearly into the microphone.
5Release the PTT button to listen. When the target radio
responds, the LED blinks green.
6If the Channel Free Indication feature is enabled, you will
hear a short alert tone the moment the target radio releases
the PTT button, indicating the channel is free for you to
respond. Press the PTT button to respond.
If there is no voice activity for a predetermined period of
time, the call ends.
7You hear a short tone. The display shows Call Ended.
You can also make a Private Call via Contacts (see Making a
Private Call from Contacts on page 49) or perform a quick
alphanumeric search for the required alias via a keypad entry
(see Making a Group, Private, Phone or All Call by Alias
Search on page 52).