Contents TC-610/TC-610P Owner’s Manual

Contents TC-610/TC-610P Owner’s Manual

TC-610/TC-610P Owner’s Manual

Contents

Safety Information

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Product Inspection

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Radio Overview

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Battery Information

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Antenna Information

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Assembly and Disassembly

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General Radio Operations

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Programmable Auxiliary Functions

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Functions and Settings

..............................................................................................................................22

CTCSS/CDCSS.................................................................................................................................22

Battery Save ......................................................................................................................................23

Power Adjust .....................................................................................................................................23

Time-out Timer (TOT) ......................................................................................................................23

Battery Strength Indicator .................................................................................................................23

Monitor / Squelch Off .......................................................................................................................24

Scan ...................................................................................................................................................25

Busy Channel Lockout (BCL)...........................................................................................................27

Low Battery Alert..............................................................................................................................27

Voice Operated Transmit (VOX).......................................................................................................27

ATIS ..................................................................................................................................................28

HDC1200 PTT ID Encode ................................................................................................................28

DOS (Data Operated Squelch) ..........................................................................................................28

2-Tone Decode ..................................................................................................................................29

Troubleshooting

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Care and Cleaning

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Optional Accessory

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Channel Frequency Table

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CTCSS Table 38

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CDCSS Table (83)

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Glossary

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Preface

Thank you for your purchase of the HYT TC-610/610P radio - the choice for professionals.

TC-610/610P is a professional radio that with exquisite and ergonomic design, which bring user a fine operation feel. The TC-610/610P is customized for noisy environments such as construction sites because all TC-610/610P radios are approved to dust & water protection

Class IP66 and endowed with large speaker.

This easy-to-use radio will deliver you secure, instant and reliable communications at peak efficiency. Please read this manual carefully before use. The information presented herein will help you to derive maximum performance from your radio.

MODELS COVERED IN THIS MANUAL

TC-610/610P VHF Two-way Radio

TC-610/610P UHF Two-way Radio

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Safety Information

The following general safety precautions as would normally apply, which should be observed during all phases of operation, service and repair of this equipment.

◇ Turn off your radio prior to entering any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere.

◇ Do not charge your battery in a potentially explosive atmosphere.

◇ Do not use any portable radio that has a damaged antenna. If a damaged antenna comes into contact with your skin, a minor burn can result.

◇ This equipment should be serviced by qualified technicians only.

◇ To avoid possible interference with blasting operations, turn off your radio when you are near electrical blasting caps. In a blasting area or in areas such as hospital site posted

“Turn off two-way radio”; when taking an airplane, please obey the “turn off two-way radio” instruction of aircrew staff as well.

◇ For vehicles with an air bag, do not place a radio in the area over an air bag or in the air bag deployment area. Air bags inflate with great force. If a radio is placed in the air bag deployment area and the air bag inflates, the radio may be propelled with great force and cause serious injury to occupants of the vehicle.

◇ Do not expose the radio to direct sunlight over a long time, nor place it close to heating source.

◇ When using your radio, hold the radio in a vertical position with the microphone 3 to 4 centimeters away from your lips.

◇ If you wear a radio on your body when transmitting, ensure the radio and its antenna is at least 2.5cm away from your body.

Cautions!

1. Please attach the earpiece cover if there is not any earpiece in use. Consequences such as water and dust getting into interior parts of radio, or terminal getting rusty, due to irreparable damage, would lead to error even rejection of radio.

2. Do use the earpiece with good waterproof performance; meanwhile, make sure that the earpiece is perfectly attached to the earpiece jack.

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3. For avoidance of serious damage due to water getting into the interior radio, do not destroy or tear down the label covered above the waterproof test hole.

4. In consideration of IP66 standard, user only can WASH the radio when cleaning; do NOT

IMMERSE the radio into water for any clean.

In washing, please turn off the radio first; the clean time of it must be controlled within 2 to 3 minutes each time. If the radio accidentally drops into water, please take it out quickly, power it off and use it unless the parts are wiped or totally air dried.

5. For avoidance of affection of product life due to dust getting into interior radio, please use the carrying case.

Product Inspection

Before unpacking the TC-610/610P portable radio, please inspect the packaging for signs of damage and report any damage to your dealer.

Upon unpacking of the TC-610/610P portable radio, please ensure that all items shipped were received, report any missing or damaged items to your dealer.

Item Qty. (PCS)

Antenna 1

Belt Clip 1

Strap 1

Battery 1

MCU Charger 1

Switching Power

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Note: 1. Frequency band is marked on the label of antenna. Please refer to the label on the radio unit for detailed frequency band information.

2. The radio unit is shipped with screws mounted from the factory.

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Li-ion/Ni-MH Batteries) different countries and areas)

Belt Clip Strap

Antenna

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Radio Overview

TC-610

(1) PTT (Push-to-Talk) (2) SK1 key (Side Key 1) (3) SK2 (Side Key 2) (4) Speaker key (programmable) (programmable)

(5) Microphone (6) Antenna (7) LED Indicator

(11) Accessory Jack

(8) Channel Selector Knob

(12) Accessory cover

/Volume Control Knob

(13) Belt Clip

(14) Battery

(15) Screw (16) Electrode Piece

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TC-610P

(1) PTT (Push-to-Talk) (2) SK1 key (Side Key (3) SK2 (Side Key 2) (4) Speaker key

(5) Microphone

1) (programmable)

(6) Antenna

(programmable)

(7) LED Indicator (8) Channel

(11) Accessory Jack

Selector Knob

(12) Belt Clip

/Volume Control Knob

(13) Battery

(14) Screw

(15) Electrode Piece

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* PTT (Push-to-Talk) Key

Press and hold down the PTT key to transmit, release it to receive.

*SK1 (Side Key 1)

Side Key 1 is the programmable key that can be assigned with long press function and short press function by your dealer. (See Glossary for definitions of short press and long press.)

*SK2 (Side Key 2)

Side Key 2 is the programmable key that can be assigned with long press function and short press function by your dealer. (See Glossary for definitions of short press and long press.)

*LED indicator

Status of LED indicator and alert tone see table below (See Functions and Settings for the detailed operations):

When the radio is turned on, the power up alert tone

Power up in user mode is heard.

When the current channel is a blank channel, the radio sounds Beep tone continuously.

Low battery alert

Transmitting

Receiving

Scanning

LED flashes red, and a low-pitched tone sounds at intervals of 10 seconds.

LED glows red when transmitting

When TOT timer expires, the radio sounds Beep tone continuously.

TOT pre-alert: a Beep is heard.

Tx PTT ID: continuous Beep tone (programmed by your dealer, available to TC-610P only).

Tx PTT ID Completion: short Beep tone (programmed by your dealer, available to TC-610P only).

LED glows green when carrier is present.

Green LED flashes at every 1 second, while scanning

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is in process.

Scan Start Alert Tone (programmable by your dealer): a beep is heard.

Scan Exit Alert Tone (programmable by your dealer): a beep is heard.

Priority Channel Scan Alert Tone (programmable by your dealer): when scanning, if the current channel is the priority channel, the radio sounds a Beep.

Power adjust

A low-pitched tone is heard when transmit power is adjusted from high power to low power.

A high-pitched tone is heard when transmit power is adjusted from low power to high power.

A high-pitched tone is heard when the VOX feature is activated.

VOX

A low-pitched tone is heard when the VOX feature is disabled.

*Channel Selector Knob

Rotate the knob to select from channel 1 to 16.

* Radio On-Off/Volume Control Knob

Rotate the knob clockwise to turn the radio on, rotate the knob fully counter-clockwise until a click is heard to turn the radio off.

Turn the knob clockwise to increase the volume, or counter-clockwise to decrease the volume.

*Battery latch

Used to remove the battery.

* Accessory Jack

The jack is used to connect speaker, microphone, external PTT, earpiece, programming cable and cloning cable.

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Battery Information

Initial Use

New batteries are shipped uncharged from the factory. Charge a new battery for 5 hours before initial use. The maximum battery capacity and performance is achieved after three full charge/discharge cycles. If you notice the battery power runs low, please recharge the battery.

Applicable Battery Packs

To reduce the risk of injury, charge only the battery specified by the manufacturer. Other batteries may burst, causing bodily injury and damage.

Caution:

1. To avoid risk of personal injury, do not dispose of batteries in a fire!

2. Dispose of batteries according to local regulations (e.g. recycling). Do not dispose as household waste.

3. Never attempt to disassemble the battery.

Battery Tips

1. When charging your battery, keep it at a temperature among 5℃ - 40℃. Temperature out of the limit may cause battery leakage or damage.

2. When charging a battery attached to a radio, turn the radio off to ensure a full charge.

3. Do not cut off the power supply or remove the battery when charging a battery.

4. Never charge a battery that is wet. Please dry it with soft cloth prior to charge.

5. The battery will eventually wear out. When the operating time (talk-time and standby time) is noticeably shorter than normal, it is time to buy a new battery.

To Prolong Battery Life

1. Battery performance will be greatly decreased at a temperature below 0

. A spare battery is necessary in cold weather. The cold battery unable to work in this situation may work under room temperature, so keep it for later use.

2. The dust on the battery contact may cause the battery cannot work or charge. Please use clean dry cloth to wipe it before attaching the battery to the radio.

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Battery Storage

1. Fully charge a battery before you store it for a long time, to avoid battery damage due to over-discharge.

2. Recharge a battery after several months’ storage (Ni-MH & Ni-Cd batteries: 3 months;

Li-Ion & Li-polymer batteries: 6 months), to avoid reducing battery capacity due to over-discharge.

3. Store your battery in a cool, dry place under room temperature, to reduce self-discharge.

Charging Operation

When the radio flashes red LED and sounds low-pitched tone at intervals of ten seconds, indicating the battery power is low, please charge the battery by the HYT approved charger. The charger’s LED indicates the charging progress.

Standby (no-load) Red LED flashes slowly (0.2s on/3s off ) Intelligent charger only rapid-rate

Battery is charging Red LED solidly glows charged

Error Red LED flashes rapidly (0.2s on/0.2s Intelligent rapid-rate off) charger only

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Charging please refer to the following procedure:

(Take TC-610 as the sample)

1. Plug the DC connector of the adapter into the DC socket on the back of the charger.

2. Place the radio with the battery attached, or the battery alone, in the charger.

3. Plug the AC connector of the adapter into the AC outlet socket.

4. Make sure the battery is in well contact with the charging terminals, the charging process initiates when the red LED lights.

5. The greed LED lights about 3 hours later indicating the battery is fully charged. Then remove the radio with the battery attached or the battery alone from the charger.

Troubleshooting:

When troubleshooting, always observe the color of the LED.

No LED Indication?

1. Make sure that the power cord is plugged into an appropriate AC outlet.

Red LED flashes rapidly (0.2s on/0.2s off)?

1. Remove the battery from the charger, and: a) Make sure that it is a HYT authorized battery. Other batteries may not charge. b) Remove power from the battery charger, and clean the gold metal, charging contacts of the battery and charger, using a clean dry cloth.

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2. The battery temperature may be above 45℃.

3. Defective battery. Please replace it with a new one.

4. Power up the charger and place the battery back into the charger pocket. If the LED indicator continues to flash red, replace the battery.

Note:

When the battery charger detects the proper battery conditions, rapid charging begins automatically (steady red LED).

If the battery temperature is above 45℃, the charger will report the fault by flashing red

LED rapidly (0.2s on/0.2s off), and will not charge until the battery temperature is below

45℃, with red LED solidly glows (Ni-MH battery only).

Antenna Information

— Stubby antennas are ideal for communication within limited range. Fine and long antennas optimizes communication coverage, ideal when the radio is worn on the belt because they are flexible and soft.

— Rainy days or forest locations may narrow your communication range, please prepare in advance to avoid potential inconvenience.

Assembly and Disassembly

(Note: Pictures listed below all take TC-610 as the sample)

Attaching the Battery

1. Hold the battery and make it close to the top of aluminum chassis. (See figure 1 below)

(Note: insert the tab on the top of battery into the top of battery slot).

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Figure 1

2. Lightly press the bottom of the battery until a click is heard. By then, the battery latch locks with the main unit and assembly is finished. (See figure 2 below)

Note: if the battery is not well locked, please remove the battery and attach it again.

Figure 2

Removing the Battery

1. Please turn off the radio first. Then hold the top of radio main unit and press belt clip to make its tail turn up. Lift the battery latch in the direction of the arrow. (See figure 3 below)

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Figure 3

2. When the bottom of battery is lifted, release the battery latch and take out from the battery slot. (see figure 4 below)

(Note: when battery is titled, the angle between battery and main unit can not be too large so that serious abrasion of the tab in the top of battery is caused.

)

Figure 4

Attaching the Antenna

1. Insert the antenna to the big screw thread hole on the top of main unit.

2. Turn the antenna clockwise until it is screwed down, shown as figure 5.

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Figure 5

Removing the Antenna

When disassembling antenna, turn the antenna counter-clockwise until it is loosen and screwed out, shown as figure 6.

Figure 6

Attaching the Belt Clip

Loose the screw of belt clip from the main unit, fasten the belt clip to the main unit (make sure the screw holes of belt clip and of aluminum chassis are aligned), clockwise screw down the belt clip. (See figure 7 below)

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Figure 7

Removing the Belt Clip

Turn the screwdriver counter-clockwise to loosen the screw. Please refer to the operations for attaching the belt clip. (See figure 8 below)

Figure 8

Attaching the Earpiece/Microphone (TC-610)

1. Open (not remove) the accessory cover, shown as figure 9.

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Figure 9

2. Plug the audio accessory firmly into the accessory jack, then secure the screw, shown as figure 10.

Figure 10

Attaching the Earpiece/Microphone (TC-610P)

1. Insert the tab at the bottom of the earphone/microphone into the slot on the radio.

2. Align the screw at the top of the earphone/microphone with the threaded hole on the radio.

3. Rotate the screw clockwise to fasten. (See Figure 11 below)

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Figure 11

2. Plug the audio accessory firmly into the accessory jack, and then secure the screw, shown as figure 12.

Figure 12

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Removing the Earpiece/Microphone

Loosen the screw and then remove the audio accessories.

Note: Using the radio with audio accessory may affect the waterproof performance of the radio.

General Radio Operations

(Note: Pictures listed below all take TC-610 as the sample)

Note: See Glossary for definitions of relevant words.

Turn the Radio On/Off

Turn the radio on-off /volume control knob clockwise to turn on the radio, then radio sounds an alert tone. Turn the radio on-off /volume control knob counter-clockwise to turn off the radio.

(See figure 13 below)

Figure 13

Adjust the Volume

Press the programmable key set as Squelch Off / Squelch Off Momentary to listen the background noise, then turn the volume control knob clockwise/counter-clockwise to increase/decrease the volume. See Glossary for definition of Squelch. (See figure 14 below)

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Figure 14

Select a Channel

Turn the channel selector knob to select a channel. (See figure 15 below)

Figure 15

Transmitting

To transmit, press and hold down PTT key and talk to microphone to speak. Ensure the radio is

2.5 to 5 centimeters away from your lips.

Receiving

To receive signal, release the PTT key.

Talk Range

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Flat ground with no obstructions

Residential area (close to buildings)

Inside multi-level buildings

Up to 10 kilometers

Up to 5 kilometers

Up to 20 floors

Programmable Auxiliary Functions

Your dealer may program the TK, SK1, SK2 (long or short press) keys with one of the following auxiliary functions respectively. See Functions and Settings for the detailed description. z None z Battery Power Indicator z Squelch Off (See Glossary for definitioins of Steady and Squelch Off.) z Monitor z Scan(See Glossary for definitioin of Scan.) z VOX

Functions and Settings

The following functions are programmable by your dealer.

CTCSS/CDCSS

Set up talkgroups with unique CDCSS/CTCSS to prevent unwanted conversations on the same frequency. See Glossary for definitions of CTCSS and CDCSS.

If CTCSS/CDCSS is set on the current channel, CTCSS/CDCSS match is required for the radio to unmute to an incoming signal. If CTCSS/CCSS is not set, the radio can receive calls from all users operating on the same frequency. Your dealer may set CTCSS/CDCSS for some

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channels.

This feature does not mean that your conversation will not be heard by others. Radios that set with the same CTCSS/CDCSS, or no CTCSS/CDCSS, can receive from you.

Battery Save

This feature can be enabled by your dealer. The Battery Save feature is automatically activated once no activity on the channel and no operation performed (no key press and no knob selection), for extended operation time.

Pressing any key or receiving a signal will restore the radio to normal operation and exit from

Battery Save.

See Glossary for the definition of Battery Save.

Power Adjust

A press of the programmed Power Adjust key switches the transmit power level between high and low power.

Time-out Timer (TOT)

Limits the amount of time the radio user can continuously transmit on a channel. If the user holds down the PTT longer than the preprogrammed limit, the radio automatically stops transmitting, and generates a warning tone until the PTT is released.

Your dealer may program the alert tone that sounds before the TOT timer nearly expires.

See Glossary for the definition of Time-out Timer.

Battery Strength Indicator

The TC-610/610P allows you to simply press one button to illuminate the LED batter gauge, which emits different indications representing battery strength levels until the key is released.

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Battery Strength

70% - 100%

50% - 70%

30% - 50%

10% - 30%

Less than 10%

LED Indication

Green

Orange

Red

No indication is shown when programmable key is pressed; LED flashes red while radio is operating. While the radio standby, LED flashes red and a low-pitched tone sounds at intervals of a preset time (defaulted as 10s). The interval can be set by programming software.

No indication is shown when programmable key is pressed; at the time, radio can only receive or standby (Tx is disabled). While the radio standby, LED flashes red and a low-pitched tone sounds at intervals of a preset time (defaulted as 10s). The interval can be set by programming software. If PTT key is held down, an alert tone indicating low-voltage Tx inhibt would sound.

Monitor / Squelch Off

z Squelch Off

Causes the radio to forcibly unmute speaker to here activities on the current channel, whatever the receive condition is. The radio speaker outputs audio when audio signal is present, or background noise will be heard if no audio signal is detected.

Press the function key to enter the Squelch Off mode, and press it again to exit. z Squelch Off Momentary

Causes the radio to forcibly unmute speaker to here activities on the current channel, whatever the receive condition is. The radio speaker outputs audio when audio signal is present, or background noise will be heard if no audio signal is detected.

Holds down the function key to enter the Squelch Off Momentary mode, and release it to exit.

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z Monitor

Carrier condition must be satisfied for the radio to unmute to an incoming call, regardless of

CTCSS/CDCSS condition.

Press the function key to enter Monitor mode, and press it again to exit. z Monitor Momentary

Carrier condition must be satisfied for the radio to unmute to an incoming call, regardless of

CTCSS/CDCSS condition.

Holds down the function key to enter Monitor Momentary mode, and release it to exit.

Scan

Press the programmed Scan key to initiate scanning ascending through the channel numbers in scan list. Green LED flashes during the scan process, and solidly glows when activity is detected on a channel and signalling condition is satisfied. Press the key again to exit scanning.

When scanning is active, the radio continuously scans for activity on scan list members. Once activity is detected on a channel, scanning pauses on the active channel for you to receive activity. Your dealer can choose channels that you wish to scan and list them in a scan list.

No Priority Channel

Assuming a scan list with 6 channels, if all the channels are non-prioritized, the normal scan operation would check for activity in the following sequence, as figure 16 has shown.

Figure 16

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Priority Channel Scan

If you prioritize Channel 2 as Priority 1, the scan operation would change as figure 17 shown below.

Figure 17

Scan On/Off

You can enter scan mode through the following two methods:

1. Key operation

Press the programmed Scan key to enter scan mode, provided that there’re no less than 2 members in the scan list.

2. Auto

When Auto Scan is enabled for a channel, the radio shall automatically enter scan mode when it is switched to the channel.

You can exit scan mode through the following three methods:

1. Key operation

Press the programmed Scan key to exit scan mode.

2. Auto

The radio automatically exits from scan mode when it is switched to another channel.

3. Turn the radio off. z Talk Back

You can respond to any calls received during the scan process by pressing the PTT. z Priority Channel Scan

Enable you to constantly monitor & keep an update on the activities on the most commonly used

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channel so that messages will not be missed. Check with your dealer for details.

When scanning remains on a non-priority channel, the radio continues to monitor activities on the priority channel, and jumps to the priority channel if activity is detected.

Busy Channel Lockout (BCL)

Avoid interference with the users using the same channel by preventing transmission if another talk group is already on the air. The radio will generate a continuous tone upon PTT press if a transmission is not allowed. Release the PTT to cancel the tone.

See Glossary for definition of BCL.

Low Battery Alert

For extra convenience, LED flashes red and a low-pitched tone sounds at every ten seconds to alert users to recharge the battery should the battery level run low.

Voice Operated Transmit (VOX)

You can transmit hands free with the use of optional accessories. The radio will automatically begin transmitting when you speak, and terminate transmitting when you stop talking. See

Glossary for definition of VOX.

Press the programmed VOX key to activate or exit the VOX feature, with alert tone sounds accordingly.

Your dealer can enable/disable the VOX feature, and set the VOX sensitivity. When VOX feature is enabled, the user can transmit hands free with VOX accessories:

1. Press the programmed VOX key to activate the VOX feature.

3. Plug the earpiece into the accessory jack.

4. Speaker into the earpiece microphone and your voice will be transmitted.

When transmitting with VOX accessories, you may here your own voice from the VOX earpiece slightly. Press the PTT of your radio to disable the VOX feature. Turn the radio off on again, or plug the earpiece into the accessory jack again to restore the VOX feature.

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Note: No matter whether the VOX feature is enabled, if you select the PTT/VOX switch on the earpiece to PTT, you are able to transmit by press of the external PTT, and you are not allowed to push the switch from PTT to VOX, this action shall cause the radio to continuously transmit.

When continuous transmission occurs, push the PTT/VOX switch from VOX to PTT, or turn on the radio again to restore the radio to operation use. (See figure 18 below)

Figure 18

Note: to order accessories, please contact your dealer.

ATIS

When holding down PTT key, radio with ATIS function (Auto Identification Setting) transmits a

12 digits ID code according to private code regulation and modulation method. By the function, manager monitors the devices on the go in any time and avoids valid use of them.

Note: ATIS enable check and 12 digits ID identification code can be programmed by your dealer.

HDC1200 PTT ID Encode

(Available to TC-610P only)

When PTT key is held down or released, calling party transmits an ID code; then the called party or manager gets the calling party ID through identification of ID code being received. By the function, improper use of device, system business recording as well as quick response for emergency all can easily be realized.

Note: Options for PTT ID transmission and ID code can be programmed by your dealer.

DOS (Data Operated Squelch)

The function is to filter unnecessary noise and secure enough quiet when receiving ATIS and

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HDC1200 PTT ID data. DOS time can be programmed by your dealer.

Note: DOS enable check and DOS time can be programmed by your dealer.

2-Tone Decode

(Available to TC-610P only)

The function is to receive 2-tone signal that transmitted by radio with 2-tone encode and to respond the function according to the preset configuration.

Note: Parameter setting of 2-tone decode can be programmed by your dealer.

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Troubleshooting

Symptom Solution a. The battery is run out. Please recharge the battery

Cannot power on the radio. or replace it with a fresh one. b. The battery is not properly installed. Please remove and reinstall the battery. a. The battery life cycle is over, please replace with a new one. The operation time will not increase even though the battery is properly charged. b. The battery is not fully charged. Make sure that the battery is removed after LED indicator has indicated green.

Cannot talk to or hear group a. Confirm radios have the same channel, and members.

CTCSS/CDCSS settings. b. Make sure you are within their communication range.

Hear non-group members a. Please change your CTCSS/CDCSS settings, and so as your group members.

No voice or low voice while a. Whether the volume switch knob is switched to a transmitting proper position. b. Send the radio to your dealer for microphone detection.

Noise always on a. Group members are too far away to receive their call. Please go within the communication range and re-power on the radio to try.

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Care and Cleaning

z Do not handle the radio by its antenna or external microphone directly. z Do not place the radio in a dusty or dirty environment. z Clean the radio with a lint-free cloth to remove dirt or grease, to avoid poor contact due to excessive dust. z Clean the radio using a lint-free cloth moistened with clean water and a mild dishwashing liquid. z Avoid subjecting the radio to corrosives, solvents or spirits.

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Optional Accessory

Optional Accessories

Antenna Ni-MH Battery (1300mAh)

BH1303 BL2001 Charger (for Li-ion/Ni-MH

Batteries) MCA02

Six-unit Switching Power Adapter

PS7001

TC-610P Optional Audio Accessories

Universal Nylon Chest Pack Leather Carrying Case

(Black) LCBN13 (non-swivel) LCBN56

Earbud with in-Line PTT Earbud with on-MIC PTT

ESN05 ESN06 Microphone EHN08 Microphone EHN07

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Light-weight,

ECN06

Transparent Acoustic Tube

EAN04

2-wire Surveillance Earpiece with Transparent Acoustic

Tube (black) EAN07

3-Wire Surveillance Earpiece with Transparent Acoustic Wireless Receiver and Noise-Canceling Headset

Tube (black/beige) EAN02/ Neck Loop EWN03 ECN08

Behind-the-Head,

ECN09

EAN06

ELN02

Speaker Microphone (IP56) Speaker Microphone

SM13N5 (Antenna Applicable)

SM13N4

Remote Speaker Microphone

SM08N1

Receive-only Earbud (for Receive-only Earpiece with Programming Cable (COM use with remote speaker microphone) ESS07

Transparent Acoustic Tube (for use with remote speaker port) PC18 microphone) ESS08

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Programming Cable (USB port) PC25

TC-610 Optional Audio Accessories

Earbud with in-line PTT & Earbud with on-MIC PTT & Earbud with in-line PTT & VOX

VOX ESM13 VOX ESM12 ESM11

D-earset with in-Line MIC &

VOX EHM15

Microphone & VOX EHM18 Microphone & VOX EHM15 Microphone & VOX EHM16 Behind-the-Head Earpiece with in-Line PTT & VOX

ECM11

Light Weight, Single-Muff Earpiece with on-MIC PTT 2-Wire Surveillance Earpiece 3-Wire Surveillance

Headset with in-Line PTT & & VOX & Transparent with VOX & Transparent Earpiece with Transparent

VOX ECM12 Acoustic Tube EAM12 Acoustic Tube (black) EAM13 Acoustic Tube (black/beige)

EAM16 / EAM15

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Neck 2-wire Earpiece with Ear Canal Bone Induction Light Weight, Throat-Vibrating Noise-Canceling Headset

Wireless Earphone and Neck Earpiece EBM01 Earpiece ELM01 ECM13

Loop(Beige) EWM03

Behind-the-Head,

ECM14

Speaker Microphone (IP56)

SM13M1

Speaker Microphone

(Antenna Applicable)

SM13M2

Receive-only Earbud (for use Receive-only Earpiece with Programming Cable (COM Programming Cable (USB port) PC19 port) PC26 microphone) ESS07 (for use with remote speaker microphone)

ESS08

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Channel Frequency Table

Model:

Serial No.:

Channel

Tx

Frequency

(MHz)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

Tx CTCSS

/CDCSS

Rx

Frequency

(MHz)

Rx

CTCSS/CDCSS

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No. Frequency (Hz) No. Frequency (Hz)

1 67.0 20 131.8

2 71.9 21 136.5

3 74.4 22 141.3

4 77.0 23 146.2

5 79.7 24 151.4

6 82.5 25 156.7

7 85.4 26 162.2

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8 88.5 27 167.9

9 91.5 28 173.8

10 94.8

11 97.4

12 100.0

13 103.5

14 107.2

29 179.9

30 186.2

31 192.8

32 203.5

33 210.7

15 110.9

16 114.8

17 118.8

18 123.0

19 127.3

34 218.1

35 225.7

36 233.6

37 241.8

38 250.3

CDCSS Table (83)

No. CDCSS

39 023

40 025

41 026

42 031

43 032

44 043

45 047

46 051

47 054

48 065

49 071

50 072

51 073

52 074

53 114

54 115

55 116

No. CDCSS

82 331

83 343

84 346

85 351

86 364

87 365

88 371

89 411

90 412

91 413

92 423

93 431

94 432

95 445

96 464

97 465

98 466

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56 125

57 131

58 132

59 134

60 143

61 152

62 155

63 156

64 162

65 165

66 172

67 174

68 205

69 223

70 226

71 243

72 244

73 245

74 251

75 261

76 263

77 265

78 271

79 306

80 311

81 315

99 503

100 506

101 516

102 532

103 546

104 565

105 606

106 612

107 624

108 627

109 631

110 632

111 654

112 662

113 664

114 703

115 712

116 723

117 731

118 732

119 734

120 743

121 754

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Glossary

Name

Short Press

Long Press

Standby Status

CTCSS/CDCSS

Battery Save

Time-out Timer (TOT)

Squelch

Squelch Off

Monitor

Momentary

Scan

Busy Channel Lockout

Description

Key press shorter than 1.5 seconds.

Key press longer than 1.5 seconds.

In normal mode, no key operation is made on the radio and the radio is in receiving status.

The setting of CTCSS/CDCSS code in transmitting party must match that in the receiving party, for the receiver to unmute its speaker to output audio.

The function is to save the battery power and prolong the operation time. Once no activity on the channel and no operation performed, the radio shall be on and off alternately.

The time-out timer feature stops someone from talking too long and tying up the channel.

The purpose of squelch is to mute audio output from the speaker when no signals are present.

Open the squelch to unmute radio speaker.

Always unmute speaker to receive audio as well as background noise.

Carrier condition must be satisfied for the radio to unmute to an incoming call, regardless of

CTCSS/CDCSS condition.

Holds down the function key to activate the status, and release it to exit.

The scan feature enables the radio to continuously scan each channel for activity.

Avoid interference with the users using the same

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VOX channel by preventing transmission if another talk group is already on the air.

The radio will automatically begin transmitting when you speak.

HYT endeavors to achieve the accuracy and completeness of this manual, but no warranty of accuracy or reliability is given. All the above specifications and design are subject to change without notice due to continuous development.

No part of this manual may be copied, reproduced, translated, stored in a retrieval system, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose without the express written permission of HYT.

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