6Wait 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.
7Release the PTT button to listen.
8When the channel is free for you to respond, a short alert
tone sounds ( if the Channel Free Indication feature is
enabled). Press the PTT button to respond.
Once your call ends, press Emergency Off button to exit
the Emergency mode.
9The radio returns to the Home screen.
If your radio is set to Silent, it will not display any audio or visual
indicators during Emergency mode, or allow any received calls
to sound through the radio’s speaker, until you press the PTT
button to initiate the call.
If your radio is set to Silent with Voice, it will not display any
audio or visual indicators during Emergency mode, but allow
incoming calls to sound through the radio’s speaker. The
indicators will only appear once you press the PTT button to
initiate, or respond to, the call.
Sending an Emergency Alarm with Voice to
This feature allows you to send an Emergency Alarm to a group
of radios. Your radio’s microphone is automatically activated,
allowing you to communicate with the group of radios without
pressing the PTT button.
This activated microphone state is also known as “hot mic”.
If you press the PTT button during the programmed hot mic
transmission period, the radio ignores the PTT press and
remains in Emergency mode.
NOTE: If you press the PTT button during hot mic, and
continue to press it after the hot mic duration expires,
the radio continues to transmit until you release the
1Press the programmed Emergency On button.
2The display shows Sending Alarm. The LED lights up solid
green and the Emergency icon is displayed.