How do you talk on a Motorola walkie talkie?

Talking and Listening

  1. Hold your radio 2 to 3 cm from your mouth.
  2. Press and hold the PTT button while speaking. The Transmit icon appears on the display.
  3. Release the PTT button. You can now receive incoming calls. When you do, the Receive icon appears on the display.

How do I scan channels on my Motorola walkie talkie?

Scan for Channels

  1. Power on the Talkabout and press the “Mon” button to begin scanning for channels.
  2. Press “+” or “-” to keep scanning if the Talkabout stops scanning on an unwanted channel.
  3. Press the “PTT” button within five seconds after the radio finds a channel to transmit on that channel.

How do you start a conversation on a walkie-talkie?

Instead of shouting “hello, hello, can you hear me?” try these codes instead:

  1. Do You Copy? (Can you hear me?)
  2. Loud and Clear (Your radio is working)
  3. Mic Check or Radio Check (Is my radio working?)
  4. Say Again or Go Again (Retransmit your message)

What does the orange button do on Motorola radio?

When the ORANGE button is activated an EMERGENCY has been declared until otherwise canceled. With the activation of ORANGE button, it also signals what radio it is. This is only as good as you are at confirming that you’re wearing/using the radio for your assigned seat.

How do I set up my Motorola walkie-talkie?

How to Program Motorola Walkie Talkies

  1. Press the Menu button. The label “Code’ will appear on the read-out.
  2. Press the plus, up or negative, down button to choose a interference eliminator code.
  3. Press the Push-to-talk (PTT) button to enter the code.
  4. Program a call tone.

What are the 4 simple rules to follow when using a two-way radio?

normal tone, do not shout.

  • Simplicity: Keep your message simple enough for intended listeners to understand.
  • Brevity: Be precise and to the point.
  • Security: Do not transmit confidential information on a radio unless you know the proper.