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1 CT 790 transceiver
1 high gain antenna
1 Li-ion battery pack
1 desktop charger
1 belt clip
1 hand strap
If any item is missing or have been damaged during the shipment, please notify your MIDLAND
dealer.
Maintenance
Your Two Way Radio is an electronic product of exact design and should be treated with care.
The suggestions below will help you to fulfill any warranty obligations and to enjoy this product for
many years.
• Do not attempt to open the unit. Non-expert handling of the unit may damage it.
• Do not store the Radio under the sunshine or in hot areas.
• High temperatures can shorten the life of electronic devices, and warp or melt certain plastics.
• Do not store the radio in dusty and dirty areas
• Keep the Radio dry. Rainwater or damp will corrode electronic circuits.
• If it appears that the Radio diffuses peculiar smell or smoke, please shut off its power immediately and take off the charger or battery from the Radio.
• Do not transmit without antenna.
Main functions
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Dual Band, Dual Frequency, Dual Display and Dual Standby
Frequency Range: 144-146MHz & 430-440MHz (Rx / Tx).
Working mode: U-V, V-V or U-U available
Same channel: VHF T x & UHF Rx or UHF T x & VHF Rx available
DTMF Encoding
Digital FM Radio (76-108MHz)
CTCSS/DCS Frequency Scan
Output power: 5W VHF /4W UHF
Memory Channel: 128 channels
VOX Function
Stopwatch Function
105 groups DCS and 50 groups CTCSS
Voice Prompt
SOS Function
Wide/Narrow Bandwidth selection (25KHz / 12.5KHz)
Channel number, Channel + Frequency or Channel name display mode available
Multi-functional Scan
Bright Flashlight illumination
Step (5/6.25/10/12.5/25KHz/50KHz/100KHz)
High/Low Power selection (5W/1W)
High Capacity Li-ion Battery
Intelligent Charger
Offset Frequency setting (0-69.950MHz)
Frequency shift Direction Setting
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Busy Channel Lockout
Power on Display (Battery-V/Full Screen/Other Characters)
Low-battery Voice Prompt
Start and/or End Transmitting Beep Prompt
Transmit overtime Prompt
Keypad Locked (Auto / Manual)
High/Low power switchable when transmitting
Menu/Channel Reset
DESCRIPTION OF THE DEVICE
LCD display
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Busy channel locked
High/low power transmitting
Frequency selected
CTCSS
DCS
Split positive
Split negative
Reverse frequency
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Dual band
VOX function
Received signal on Vice-frequency
Bandwidth indicator
Battery level indicator
Menu/channel number
Menu/channel number
Keypad lock
Transceiver
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▲/▼ keys
Keypad
Function key
LCD display
A/B key for Master Frequency
Reception led
Antenna
Lamp
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Encoder Knob
Power switch/volume control
Transmission led
Single/dual band switch key
Exit key
Reverse frequency/Scan key
Lock key/Stopwatch timer key
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32. PTT (push to talk)key
33. Side key1: Scan/Lamp/SOS-CH/Radio
34. Side key2: monitor (long press)/flashlight
(short press)
35. Ext. speaker/microphone jack
36. Battery latches
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Quick Search
Press ▲ or ▼ key to set Functions or Parameters.
To select the working mode (Channel mode or Frequency mode)
With the radio turned on, keep the Menu button pressed
Single/Dual Band Switch
Press the TDR key
Quick Re-start of the transceiver
In standby Mode, press MENU + the A/B key. The LCD will display “Step” .
Press the MENU key to confirm.
A/B Switch
Press the A/B key to select the master frequency. The frequency pointed with the arrow is the
master frequency;
the frequency without arrow is the vice frequency.
The master frequency can be used for transmitting and receiving, and the vice frequency is only for
receiving. When the vice frequency receives a signal, the screen displays “ S “.
SCAN key
Press slightly the Scan key to set the Reverse Frequency (ON/OFF) . Keep it pressed for 2 seconds to activate the Scan function.
Side key 2
Press slightly the Side key 2 to turn ON/OFF the flashlight. Keep it pressed for 2 seconds to enable
the Squelch function.
1750Hz Burst Tone
Sometimes, a 1750Hz Burst tone is required to carry out some other specific functions.
This transceiver has a 1750Hz Burst tone to help you.
In transmitting mode, press the side key PF1 and a 1750Hz Burst tone will be emitted. The lenght
of the 1750Hz Burst tone is established in base of how long you keep the PF1 key pressed.
Release the PF1 key to end emitting the 1750Hz Burst tone.
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DESCRIPTION OF THE FUNCTIONS
CT790 displays at the same time 2 frequency bands. The frequency band pointed with the arrow
is the master frequency and it is used to transmit; the other one is the vice frequency and only can
be used to receive.
To choose the desired frequency, press the A/B key.
Under Frequency mode:
the following Nine functions can be set on both Bands: frequency step, output power, squelch
level, channel bandwidth, CTCSS, DCS, Frequency shift direction, Offset frequency, and Channel
displaying mode.
Under Channel mode:
the following seven functions can be set on both Bands: invalid-Stepping transmit output power,
CTCSS, DCS, channel bandwidth, frequency step, frequency shift direction and Offset frequency.
FREQUENCY STEP (STEP) ----- MENU 1
In standby mode, press MENU + 1; the screen displays “Step”
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select the desired frequency step,
then press the MENU button to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
This transceiver has seven available frequency steps: 5.00KHz, 10.00KHz, 12.50KHz, 25.00KHz,
50.00KHz and 100KHz.
SQUELCH LEVEL (SQL-LE) ----- MENU 2
This function turns on the Squelch when the signal is strong; the Squelch will stay off when the
signal is weak. Set the same DCS codes of your group and turn on the squelch.
By setting the level too high, you may not receive the weak signals; while by setting it too low you
may receive noises or undesired signals.
NOTE:
This transceiver has ten (0~9) available levels: 0 means that the Squelch is turned on. From level
1 to level 9 you will have different levels of noises reduction. The higher is the level, the louder will
be the Squelch.
In standby mode, press MENU + 2. The screen displays “SQUELCH”.
Press MENU to enter to function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select the desired Squelch level, then
press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
Keep pressed the side Key 2 to enable the Squelch function.
POWER SAVE(SAVE) --- MENU 3
To save battery power, this function can turn off the transceiver when no signal is received.
In standby mode, press MENU + 3. The screen displays “SAVE ”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select ON or OFF, then press MENU
to confirm.
To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
HIGH/LOW POWER SELECTION (TXP) --- MENU 4
In frequency mode, press MENU + 4. The screen will display “TXP ”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select HIGH or LOW power, then
press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
You can choose between 5W (HIGH) or 1W (LOW) output power. By pressing the TDR key you
can switch the output power (from high to low and viceversa).
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BEGIN/END TRANSMISSION TONE (ROGER) --- MENU 5
Thanks to this function you can select the Roger Beep tone among:
OFF: Roger Beep turned off (no tones).
BOT: Roger Beep tone heard when the PTT button is pressed (when transmission begins)
EOT: Roger Beep tone heard when the PTT button is release (when transmission ends)
BOTH: Roger Beep tone heard when you press and release the PTT button
In standby mode, press MENU + 5. The screen will display “ROGER ”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select OFF/BOT/EOT/BOTH, then
press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
TIME OUT TIMER (TOT) --- MENU 6
The TOT function is used to prevent a too long transmission. This function temporarily blocks
transmissions if the radio has been used beyond the maximum time permitted. Once reached the
preset timer, the radio will be forced in reception mode. When a transmission exceed the pre-set
time, the radio will stop transmitting and a warning sound will be heard.
The transmission time can be set in 40 levels with 15 seconds each (between 15 and 600 seconds).
In standby mode, press MENU + 6; the screen will display “TOT ”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select the desired transmitting level,
then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
VOX (VOX) --- MENU 7
This function allows hands-free conversations: just speak in the direction of the microphone and
the communication will be automatically activated.
As the VOX should check the voice, transmission will be a little delayed, and the beginning voice
may not be transmitted.
In standby mode, press MENU + 7. The screen will display “VOX”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to turn OFF the VOX function or to
select the VOX level (1~10), then press MENU to confirm.
To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
NOTE:
The higher is the VOX level, the higher will be the volume required.
WIDE/NARROW BANDWIDTH (WN) --- MENU 8
In standby mode, press MENU + 8. The screen will display “WN”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select WIDE or NARROW bandwidth, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
VOICE PROMPT (VOICE) --- MENU 9
In standby mode, press MENU + 9; the screen will display “VOICE”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select OFF or to choose the desired
voice language, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
TRANSMISSION OVERTIME ALARM (TOA) --- MENU 10
With the TOA function enabled, if the TOT function (Time Out Timer) has been turned on and your
transmission reachs the pre-set end-transmission time, the transceiver will alarm you and the TX
red indicator starts blinking.
You can set from 1 to 10 TOA levels. Level 1 means that the transceiver prompt 1 second before
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the transmission reaches the TOT; level 2 prompt 2 seconds before the TOT and so on...
In standby mode, press MENU + 10. The screen will display “TOA”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select OFF or 1 of the 10 levels,
then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
BEEP TONE (BEEP) --- MENU 11
If you enable this function, every time a button is pressed, you will hear a Beep tone.
We kindly suggest you to turn on this function to avoid any possible malfunctions.
In standby mode, press MENU + 11. The screen will display “BEEP”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to turn ON/OFF the beep prompting
function, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
NOTE:
VOICE function turned on (MENU+9),will have a higher priority than the Beep tone function.
POWER-ON DISPLAY (PONMSG) --- MENU 12
The power on display of this transceiver can be set as following:
OFF: all parameters fully displayed
BATT-V: only the current battery level is displayed
MSG: the screen displays “WELCOME”
In standby mode, press MENU + 12. The screen displays “PONMSG”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select OFF/BATT-V/MSG, then press
MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
BUSY CHANNEL LOCKED (BCL) --- MENU 13
This function prevents the interference of other communicating channels. If the selected channel
has been occupied, by pressing the PTT button, the transceiver will not transmit.
In standby mode, press MENU + 13. The screen will display “BCL”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select ON/OFF, then press MENU to
confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
KEYPAD LOCK (AUTOLK) --- MENU 14
This transceiver has 2 types of Keypad lock available: Auto-lock and Manual-lock.
In standby mode, press MENU + 14. The screen will display “AUTOLK”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select ON/OFF, then press MENU
to confirm.
To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
If you choose:
ON: the keypad lock function will be turned on. With this function enabled, the transceiver will
lock automatically if there is no operations within 15 seconds. Keep pressed
for 2 seconds
to unlock the keypad.
OFF: the keypad lock function will be turned off.
NOTE:
Manually lock: in standby mode keep pressed
for 2 seconds to lock the keypad. To unlock the
keypad keep pressed again
for about 2 seconds.
RECEIVE WITH CTCSS (R-CTCSS) --- MENU 15
Set the CTCSS tones to ignore unwanted signals from other users of the same frequency.
CTCSS tones enable the radio to communicate with the users that are tuned on the same channel
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and have set the same CTCSS tone.
In frequency mode, press MENU + 15. The screen displays “R-CTC”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to turn OFF this function or to select
a CTCSS tone from 67.0Hz to 254.1Hz, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby
mode press EXIT.
NOTE:
This transceiver has 50 CTCSS groups.
TRANSMIT WITH CTCSS (T-CTCSS) --- MENU 16
In standby mode, press MENU + 16. The screen displays “T-CTC”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to turn OFF this function or to select
a CTCSS tone from 67.0Hz to 254.1Hz, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby
mode press EXIT.
NOTE:
This transceiver has 50 CTCSS groups.
RECEIVE WITH DCS (R-DCS) --- MENU 17
In frequency mode, press MENU + 17. The screen displays “R-DCS”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to turn OFF this function or to select
a DCS code from D023N to D754I, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode
press EXIT.
NOTE:
This transceiver has 105 DCS groups.
TRANSMIT WITH DCS (T-DCS) --- MENU 18
In standby mode, press MENU + 18. The screen displays “T-DCS”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to turn OFF this function or to select
a DCS code from D023N to D754I, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode
press EXIT.
NOTE:
This transceiver has 105 DCS groups.
SCAN FUNCTION (SC-REV) --- MENU 19
This transceiver has three Scan modes:
TO - Time-operated Scan
Whenever a signal is detected, the radio will suspend the scan for 5 seconds, and then will continue to scan even if the signal is still present.
CO: Carrier-operated Scan
Whenever a signal is detected, the radio will stop scanning. It will resume to scan once the signal
will be no more present.
SE: Search Scan
The radio will stop scanning and exit the Scan mode once detected a signal.
In standby mode, press MENU + 19. The screen displays “SC-REV”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select the desired Scan mode, then
press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
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SCAN/LAMP/SOS-CH/RADIO FUNCTION on Side key 1 (PF1) --- MENU 20
There are four functions available with the side key 1 of this transceiver:
SCAN: Scan function
LAMP: Display illumination
SOS-CH: SOS function
RADIO: FM radio
OFF: Functions turned off
1. Scan function:
In standby mode, press MENU + 20. The screen displays “PF1”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select SCAN, then press MENU to
confirm.
To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
Once have enabled the function, press the Side key 1 to enter the Scan mode (Scan mode can be
set through MENU + 19 – Scan Mode Setting). To stop scanning, press any key.
2. Display illumination:
In standby mode, press MENU + 20. The screen displays “PF1”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select LAMP, then press MENU to
confirm.
To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
Once have enabled the function, press the Side key 1 to light on the display; press again this
button to turn it off.
3. SOS-CH (SOS function):
In emergency situations, the SOS function transmits an SOS signal. The white led starts blinking.
The emergency signal will be transmitted every 5 minutes, lasting for 10 seconds each time.
To stop transmitting, press any key.
If a carrier signal appears during the transmission interval, the radio starts receiving.
After the carrier signal disappears, the transceiver will resume transmitting the SOS signal automatically.
Press any key to stop transmitting the SOS signal.
NOTE:
This function can be used only after have set the channel/frequency band.
In standby mode, press MENU + 20. The screen displays “PF1”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to choose the SOS-CH submenu; the
screen will display “PF1 SOS-CH”. Press MENU again to confirm. With the ▲/▼ buttons choose
BAND A or BAND B, then press MENU to confirm. You will hear an acustic sound and the led will
blink red and green. Now the SOS-CH function is set.
Once have enabled the SOS-CH function, if you press the PF1 side key, the transceiver will transmit the SOS signal.
4. FM RADIO:
Turn on the Radio: In standby mode, press the side key 1 to turn on the function. The screen
displays the frequency in use and the FM radio frequency.
The green led starts flashing, and it will stop blinking once found the radio station.
Tune the radio stations: In Radio mode, press Scan, the radio will tune the stations automatically. The green led starts blinking. It will stop tuning once has found the station. You can also
Manually search the FM station by pressing the ▲/▼ buttons.
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Store the radio stations: While the radio is searching the station, press MENU. The screen will
display “SAVE?”, then you can enter any number key between 1 and 9 key. The station will be
stored into the transceiver’s chip.
The transceiver has two radio-channels storable groups. As default, the group used for storing the
channels is the group 1.
E.g. if you want to store 88.1MHz into Channel 8 of the 1st group, just press MENU +8. If you want
to store this frequency into Channel 8 of the 2nd group, firstly, you should select the 2nd storage
. The screen displays “TEAM 2”, then press MENU + 8.
group, and then press
To listen a stored station, under Radio mode, press the desired number key (from 1 to 9) to listen
to choose between group 1 and 2.
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Exit the Radio: Press the Side key 1 again to exit the radio mode.
NOTE:
When you are listening the radio, the current frequency/channel is still on use.
While you are listening the radio, press EXIT to visualize the frequency band. To transmit, press
the PTT button. Once the transmission ends, after 5 seconds, it will return on Radio mode automatically.
WORKING MODE (CH-MDF) --- MENU 21
This transceiver has two working modes available:
1. Frequency mode (FREQ)
2. Channel mode
There are three kinds of channel mode settable:
a. Channel (CH)
b.Frequency + Channel number (CH FREQ)
c. Channel name (NAME)
To shift between Frequency mode (FREQ) and Channel mode:
In standby mode, press MENU +21, then press the ▲/▼ buttons to choose the working mode.
Press MENU to confirm.
You can shift between Channel mode and Channel Name mode only after have stored at least one
channel and one named channel.
AUTOBACKLIGHT (ABR) --- MENU 22
In standby mode, press MENU + 22. The screen will display “ABR ”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to enable/disable (ON/OFF) the auto
backlight of the display, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
OFFSET FREQUENCY (OFF-SET) --- MENU 23
In standby mode, press MENU + 23. The screen will display “OFFSET ”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select the offset frequency or digit the
offset frequency directly through the key pad. Press MENU to confirm.
To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
It is possible to set the frequency shift direction and the offset frequency only in Frequency mode.
It is possible to transmit and receive in two different frequencies.
To set the offset frequency, in frequency mode, you have to set first the frequency shift direction.
E.g.: if you want to receive on 430.025MHz frequency and transmit on 435.026MHz frequency: in
Frequency mode, digit 4 3 0 0 2 5 then press MENU + 24+ MENU to enter and set the frequency
shift direction. Select +(positive direction) and press MENU to confirm. Press EXIT to exit the
function. Press MENU + 23 + MENU to enter the offset frequency function and then digit the frequency deviation (5000). Press MENU and then EXIT to exit the function. Now the frequency shift
direction and offset frequency have been set.
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FREQUENCY SHIFT DIRECTION (SFT-D) ---- MENU24
In standby mode, press MENU + 24. The screen will display “SFT-D”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select +/-/OFF, then press MENU
to confirm.
To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
+ (positive offset): If the transmitting frequency is higher than the receive one.
- (negative offset): If the transmitting frequency is lower than the receive one.
OFF: frequency shift turned off.
STOPWATCH TIMER (SECOND) --- MENU 25
In standby mode, press MENU + 25. The screen displays “SECOND”.
Press MENU to enter. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to enable/disable (ON/OFF) the function, then press
MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
Using the stopwatch timer:
When this function is ON, press
to start counting, to stop counting you can press any key.
Press
again to re-start counting.
To exit the function, stop the counting first, and then press the EXIT button.
CHANNEL NAME (CHNAME) --- MENU 26
To set the channel name, you have at your disposal 26 letters (A to Z) and 10 numbers (0 to 9).
You can choose only 6 characters to create the channel name.
To edit the channel name:
At least one channel should have been stored.
To display the name of the channels, press MENU + 21.
Select the desired channel, then press MENU+ 26 + MENU. The screen displays six ‘_’ symbols.
Press ▲ to select the character and ▼ to confirm and go on, then press ▲ again to select the second character. and ▼ to confirm and go on. After have selected the sixth characters press MENU
to confirm. To exit the function press EXIT. The screen displays the channel name and also the
channel number on the right corner of the display.
STORED CHANNELS (MEM-CH) --- MENU 27
In Frequency and in Standby mode, you can store frequencies and parameters.
Press MENU + 27; the screen will display “MEM-CH”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select the channel, then press MENU
to store it.
A vocal sound will confirm the storing success. Press EXIT to exit the current channel
E.g.: to set 430.025MHz as receiving frequency and 435.025MHz as transmitting frequency in
CH-20, follow these steps:
1. On Frequency mode, digit 430025, then MENU+ 27 + MENU, to enter the function. Digit 20 or
use the ▲/▼ buttons to select CH-20. Press MENU to confirm. A vocal sound will confirm the
storage success, then press the EXIT button.
2. Digit 435025 and then MENU+ 27 + MENU + MENU. A vocal sound will confirm the storage
success, then press the EXIT button.
NOTE:
If the stored channel needs a CTCSS/DCS code, you should set it before storing the channel.
It is possible to transmit on the stored channel only if you have stored its frequency first.
Manual storage is possible only on empty channels, after have deleted all the previous parameters.
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CHANNEL DELETION (DEL-CH) ------ MENU 28
In standby mode, press MENU + 28; the screen will display “DEL-CH”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select the channel you want to delete, then press MENU to confirm. To return to the standby mode press EXIT.
RESET ---- MENU 29
This transceiver has two Reset modes available: VFO and ALL.
RESET VFO: all the parameters of the functions will return on the default set.
RESET ALL: all settings of the transceiver return on the default set.
1. Reset (VFO):
In standby mode, press MENU + 29; the screen will display “RESET”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select VFO, then press MENU to
confirm. The display will show “RESET SOURE?”. Press MENU again to confirm and the screen
will display “RESET WAIT”. After have set the Reset, the transceiver will auto power off and reboot
again.
2. Reset (ALL)
In standby mode, press MENU + 29. The screen displays “RESET”.
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select ALL, then press MENU to
confirm. The display will show “RESET SOURE?”. Press MENU again to confirm; the screen will
display “RESET WAIT”. After have set the Reset, the transceiver will auto power off and reboot
again.
CTCSS/DCS FREQUENCY SCAN (SCN CD) ------ MENU 30
This function enable the scan of all CTCSS or DCS frequency codes.
When the transceiver is in receiving mode, press MENU + 30, the screen displays “SCN CD”
Press MENU to enter the function. Press the ▲/▼ buttons to select to scan CTCSS or DCS, then
press MENU to confirm. The transceiver starts scanning CTCSS/DCS frequencies.
NOTES:
This function cannot work under channel mode.
The function cannot start up without detecting signals.
Press the ▲/▼ buttons to reverse the scanning direction.
Only when the band pointed by the arrow receives signals, the transceiver can enter the CTCSS/
DCS frequency scan function.
DTMF ENCODING
MENU,▲,▼, EXIT correspond to A, B, C, D on DTMF
To dial up manually: press PTT to transmit, then press the corresponding key. The DTMF tone is
sent out.
REVERSE FREQUENCY FUNCTION
Using the Reverse frequency function, the transmitting and receiving frequencies can be interchanged, and the CTCSS and DCS codes will interchange either.
In standby mode, press SCAN to turn on the Reverse frequency function; press SCAN again to
turn off.
NOTE:
Ensure to set the frequency shift direction first
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LOW- POWER BATTERY VOICE PROMPT
When the battery pack has low power, the transceiver will sound “low battery pack”, and the LED
will blink every 5 seconds.
TRANSMISSION OVERTIME PROMPT
When a transmission exceed the pre-set time, there will be a sound warning “transmit overtime”
and the transmission will stop. Press PTT to transmit again.
BATTERY CHARGE
Insert the AC plug into the outlet (AC: 90-240V). The charger indicator start blinking, indicating that
it is in charging standby .
Insert the transceiver (with the battery pack) into the charger; the RED indicator turns on, indicating
that the recharging begins. Once the led indicator become green, the battery pack will be fully
charged.
NOTE:
If the battery pack is totally discharged, the red led will blink for 10-20 minutes. Once the battery
pack is fully charged the led indicator will become green.
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TABLE OF SOLUTIONS
PROBLEM
The radio doesn’t switch on
Battery recharge doesn’t last long
SOLUTION
The battery may be exhausted. Recharge it.
Uncorrected installation. Re-install it.
The battery pack is over. Change it with a
new one.
Battery pack is not completely charged.
Make sure the volume is not too low
Reception led turns on but no sound heard
Make sure to have the same CTCSS and DCS
codes of your group
The keypad doesn’t work
keypad lock function hasn’t been enabled.
In standby, the radio transmit without
pressing PTT
VOX level has been set too low. Adjust it.
Some functions cannot be stored
Ensure to be on Channel mode. In Channel
mode some functions can be set only through
the programming software.
Reception of other group signal while
transmitting
Change another CTCSS/DCS for your group
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Frequency Range ................................................................ 144-146MHz & 430-440MHz (Rx / Tx)
Memory channels........................................................................................................ 128 channels
Operating Voltage...................................................................................................................... 7.4V
Operating Temperature............................................................................................ -30°C to + 60°C
Working Mode.................................................................................................. monoband/dualband
Output Power.................................................................................................... VHF: 5W / UHF:4W
Modulation...........................................................................................................................F3E(FM)
Max. Frequency Deviation................................................................................................... ≤ ±5KHz
Spurious Radiation............................................................................................................... < -60dB
Frequency Stability.............................................................................................................±2.5 ppm
Receive Sensitivity............................................................................................................... < 0.2uV
Audio Output power........................................................................................................... ≥ 500mW
Dimension.........................................................................................................58 X 105 X 39 (mm)
Weight.......................................................................................................................................250g
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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