radio comes with a clip to attach to your
belt or apron. Radios
fall out of
headband on your head. Be
Some headbands are plastic and break easily.
the headband for a comfortable fit.
the antenna to the headband (It is safer
and doesn’t need to be deployed).
sure you can easily and comfortably
reach the grey “PUSH TO TALK” button.
Up The Radio To Transmit
1. Move the
power switch to "MAN". The red light will momentarily flash.
2. DO NOT use the "VOX" setting! This automatically transmits
as soon as you speak
“VOX/MIC” switch is not used in our
4. Turn the channel selector to the channel the club
is using that day. This is announced during the morning
briefing. Ask someone if you don't know (Usually channel
5. Move the "VOLUME" switch to a comfortable listening level. ("VOLUME"
has no effect on transmit level. The transmit volume is
preset within the radio.
6. Adjust the microphone so that it is level with your mouth and a
little to one side so that you aren't blowing into it. The
transmit volume is affected by the position of the microphone.
If it is pointed away from you, the transmit volume will be
before transmitting to ensure that you minimize
interference with other people.
what you are going to say before
pressing the “PUSH TO TALK” button.
3. To transmit, press and hold the "PUSH TO TALK" button.
4. Only one person should transmit at a time. IF you press
the "PUSH TO TALK" button while someone else is talking, transmissions
will be garbled. This is known as "doubling" . Wait until you
hear a gap in transmissions before pressing your "PUSH TO TALK" button.
4. Low Battery
transmissions may become
distorted and break up. It’s
replace the battery.
2. Move the power switch to "OFF".
3. Remove the cover on the back. Pull
out the 9 volt battery. CAREFULLY remove the battery from its
clip and replace it. Broken
battery clips are our number one radio
You Are Finished With The Radio
power switch to “OFF”.
2. return it to the table where you got it.
3. Do not remove the battery
With Radios - Report Them!
Radio problems may not be due to a radio fault.
battery light ON? The
battery is low and
needs to be changed.
the correct channel? Check
mode? (Do not use
the radio. Do not
test a radio on the active
channel. Go to a
different channel and
get someone to conduct a test with you there so that you don't
your problem radio to Pat Brewer or Mike Vincent.
a “bad order” tag and attach it to the radio. On the tag write down the
number of the radio (on its back), the nature of the problem, the date,
another radio (after you have faulted the problem radio).
the power switch to “OFF” on
not remove the batteries.
the headset cord loosely and
place the radio in a pouch.
4. The headsets shall be put away in their pouch after each operating day.
5 Pouches are packed in two layers to distribute weight and prevent damage
12 radios in the lower level
with pouch open side up.
7. Put the remaining radios in the cardboard tray and on top of the first layer.