Responding to an Emergency Alarm
When receiving an Emergency Alarm:
1Press any button to stop all Emergency Alarm received
2Hold the radio vertically 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.0 cm) from
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.
3Press PTT button to transmit non-emergency voice to the
same group that the Emergency Alarm was targeted to. The
LED lights up solid green. Your radio remains in the
4Wait for the Talk Permit Tone to finish (if enabled) and speak
clearly into the microphone.
Wait for the PTT Sidetone to finish (if enabled) and
speak clearly into the microphone.
5Release the PTT button to listen. When the emergency
initiating radio responds, the LED blinks green. You see the
Group Call icon, the group ID, and transmitting radio ID on
6Once your call ends, press R, then press Emergency
Off button immediately to clear the Emergency Call received
indications and exit Emergency mode.
7The radio returns to the Home screen.
Emergency voice can only be transmitted by the emergency
initiating radio. All other radios (including the emergency
receiving radio) transmit non-emergency voice.