Talking and Listening
How do I use Motorola Talkabout?
Talking and Listening
- Hold your radio 2 to 3 cm from your mouth.
- Press and hold the PTT button while speaking. The Transmit icon appears on the display.
- Release the PTT button. You can now receive incoming calls. When you do, the Receive icon appears on the display.
What is the range of a Motorola walkie talkie?
Durable, with an IPx2 rating, and a range of up to 10km.
What is Ivox on a walkie talkie?
Feature on two way radios that allow for you to use the radios hands-free. This feature is sound activated so all you do is speak and the radio will transmit for you.
How do I program my Motorola radio frequency?
To program the radio frequency, enter the advanced configuration mode by pressing and holding down the Push to talk button and MENU for 3 seconds while turning the radio on. Once the radio beeps, it displays PROG with the channel number blinking and the frequency (FREQ) and code (CODE) displaying alternately.
How do I increase the range of my walkie-talkie?
Three Tips for Extending Two Way Radio Range
- Improve the antenna – Larger antennas can boost the range of a two way radio.
- Use a repeater – Signal repeaters can help extend range.
- Make sure your batteries are good – Low battery strength can impact the strength of your radio signal.
What does VOX and PTT mean?
Simply put, VOX stands for voice-operated exchanged or more commonly known as voice activated transmission. Every two-way radio or walkie talkie has the use of a PTT (push to talk) button which allows you to transmit audio to other users.
What is VOX mode?
Total Hands-Free Operation VOX stands for “voice-operated exchanged”, and is sometimes also referred to as “voice activated transmission”. With VOX switched on, the microphone is always listening out for your voice. When it detects you are speaking, it will then automatically start broadcasting.
How do you pick up radio frequencies?
In order to hack your radio, here’s what you need to do: Turn the tuning knob on the outside of the radio. Observe the mechanism connected to the tuning knob on the inside of the radio, while continuing to turn the knob. This will lead to your wire and cylinder that controls what frequency the radio is scanning.
What are the buttons on a walkie talkie?
First round dial is the On/0ff and Volume control. Turn clockwise to turn on and increase volume, counterclockwise to reduce volume. To turn off continue turning clockwise until you meet resistance – there should be a small click sound when radio is shut off. The next smaller dial is the Channel Selector.
Do Motorola radios need to be programmed?
The Motorola radio has pre-programmed frequency and to change your radio frequency, it has to be done manually for each channel. You need to set your channels to the same frequency number as your group’s radio.