6Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from
7Press the PTT button to make the call. The LED lights up
solid green. The first line displays the target radio’s ID. The
second line displays the call type and the Call icon.
8Wait for the Talk Permit Tone to finish (if enabled) and speak
clearly into the microphone.
9Release the PTT button to listen. When the target radio
responds, the LED blinks green.
10 If 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 programmed period of time,
the call ends.
11 You hear a short tone. The display shows Call Ended.
NOTE: Press R button or N to exit alias search.
If you release the PTT button while the radio is setting
up the call, it exits without any indication and returns to
the previous screen.
Your radio may be programmed to perform a radio
presence check prior to setting up the Private Call. If
the target radio is not available, you hear a short tone
and see Party Not Available on the display.
The radio returns to the menu prior to initiating the
radio presence check.