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VHF HANDHELD TRANSCEIVER CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
Table 3 describes the controls and indicators for the VHF handheld transceiver
Table 3. VHF Handheld Transceiver Operator Controls and Indicators.
Turns power on and off. Adjusts speaker level.
SQUELCH CONTROL Knob
Sets the threshold level of signals that will produce audio output
from the speaker.
MICROPHONE PUSH TO TALK
Press the push to talk switch to transmit. Release button to receive.
A transmit timer limits continuous transmissions to 5 minutes.
Up Arrow Key
Selects the desired channel. Each press increases the channel
number. When held down, the channels increase continuously.
Down Arrow Key
Selects the desired channel. Each press decreases the channel
number. When held down, the channels decrease continuously.
Immediately recalls channel 16 from any channel location.
Holding this key down recalls channel 9. When the WX key is
pressed while holding this key, the mode toggles between USA,
International and Canada.
Immediately recalls a weather channel from any channel location.
Recalls the previous channel when the WX key is pressed again.
16 / 9
A / B