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➤ BUSY CHANNEL LOCK-OUT (BCL)
This feature prevents accidental transmission on a busy channel.
This is recommended on channels where CTCSS is being used. If the channel is
"active" and the signal is coming from a non or different CTCSS code user the
BCL feature will prevent you from transmitting.
To activate BCL
Press and hold for 1.5 secs. until "BCL" appears on display.
To De-activate BCL
Press and hold for 1.5 secs. until "BCL" disappears from the display.
This feature enables users to listen in for weak signals on the current channel at
the press of a button.
To use monitor
• For brief listening, press .
• For continuous listening. Press and hold for 2 sec. A two tone beep
will be heard and the receiver circuit will stay open letting in both the noise
& weak signals.
• Display shows MON and BUSY icons.
• To return to normal receive mode press .
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