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Radio Telephone Interconnect Manual

Diagram 1:

Please familiarise yourself with the radio layout as shown in diagram 1.

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Panel Controls The key on the top and front panel is momentary-type push buttons. The functions of these keys and knob are explained below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Antenna Connector Channel Selector, Rotate to select a Channel (1-8) Power Switch /Volume Control. Turn clockwise to switch ON the Transceiver. Rotate to adjust the volume. To switch OFF the transceiver, turn counterclockwise fully. PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch, Press this switch, and then speak into the microphone to call a station. Side 1 key, Press to activate its programmable function. (Lamp) This key illuminates the LCD and keys on the front panel. When the key is pressed, the LED lamp goes on. When it is released, the lamp goes off after about five seconds. If any key is pressed while the LED lamp is on, the lamp is kept on for five seconds. Side 2 key, Press to activate its programmable function. (Monitor A) Used to release signaling or squelch when operating in conventional mode. It is also used to reset option signaling. Microphone Speaker Display Key: Scan. Pressing this key starts scanning. Pressing this key again stops scanning. Key: Scan Del/Add. This key switches the currently displayed channel between Delete and Add. The Add channel is contained in the scan sequence, the Delete channel is not contained. In the scan mode, this key switches the channel between delete or add, temporarily. Key: Talk Around. Press this key, the transceiver uses the receive frequency and tone for transmission. The operator can call the other party directly (without repeater). Press this key again; the talk around function goes off. Key: RF Power Lo Used to temporarily switch transmission output to low power, turning the function on enables: Hi Low, Low Low Key states are backed up, except in the PC mode when they are reset. DTMF Keypad, Using for storing and transmitting DTMF numbers.

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Instructions Step 1 Turn on the radio using the Power Switch /Volume Control knob. Insure that radio is turned on by waiting for the tone generated by the radio. Once the radio has been turned on and verified that the radio is on chance the radio to the correct channel. This is done by using the Channel Selector rotating the selector to select a Channel from 1 to 8. The channel will be displayed on the LCD Display. The channel used will depend on if a phone line or voice channel is to be used. Please contact your supervisor for the channel description. Once all the above has been completed and correct please proceed to step two Step 2 Making sure that you are on the correct channel, press the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch on the left hand side of the radio to key the base station repeater.

Diagram 2: While keeping the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch pressed use your other hand to press the Star (*) Key in at the same time as the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch.

Diagram 3: Once the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch and the Star (*) Key has been pressed and an audio acknowledgement has been heard release both the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch and the Star (*) Key simultaneously. On doing this you will open the telephone line (the same thing in principle as lifting the telephone receiver off the hook) A dialling tone will be heard, once the dialling tone is heard the operator will have 15 seconds to press the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch. While pressing the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch enter the desired telephone number or extension using the DTMF Keypad. Once the number has been entered release the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch and wait for the dialed number to be answered or a response from the PABX. Depending of the PABX programming a password or user code might have to be entered before the telephone number or extension.
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Step 3 When the dialed number answers the phone press the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch and continue with the conversation remembering to release the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch at the end off each message thus allowing the contacted number to respond. Please keep in mind that this is only a half duplex communication medium and as such will require that the one talk and then the other, always releasing the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch once the message has been completed. Step 4 Once the phone conversation has been completed and the call needs to be terminated the procedure is similar to that of connecting to the phone line. Press the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch and then key the hash (#) key, an audio acknowledgement will be heard. Once this audio acknowledgement has been heard release the PTT (PushTo-Talk) Switch. Shortly after the PTT (Push-To-Talk) Switch has been released an acknowledge tone will be sent from the Base Repeater to the hand set to acknowledge that the line has been disconnected.

Diagram 4: Tips Please note that only one person at a time can access the phone line. Please note that anyone on the specific channel can hear the conversation. Thus make sure that you use the proper Two Radio Etiquete on the airways. One important thing to remember is that you are using a radio to interface with the PABX thus make sure that you have good coverage (within line of sight of the Leaky Feeder Cable) Remember that this is a half - duplex communication meduim. Inform the recipiant of your phone call that your on a radio broadcast system.

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