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1 Authored by Lt Colonel Steve Haney 02-May-2000 Modified by David A. Ogden 02-Mar-2005 Version 2.1 Modified by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell TX-129th Fort.

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1 1 Authored by Lt Colonel Steve Haney 02-May-2000 Modified by David A. Ogden 02-Mar-2005 Version 2.1 Modified by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell TX-129th Fort Worth Senior Squadron For Local Training Rev Jan-201

2 2 This Training Slide Show is a project undertaken by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell of the TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron, Fort Worth, TX for local use to assist those CAP Members interested in advancing their skills. The information contained herein is for CAP Member’s personal use and is not intended to replace or be a substitute for any of the CAP National Training Programs. Users should review the presentation’s Revision Number at the end of each file name to ensure that they have the most current publication.

3 3 Overview Radio SpecificationsRadio Specifications Radio FeaturesRadio Features Display FeaturesDisplay Features Connecting the MicrophoneConnecting the Microphone Connecting the RadioConnecting the Radio To Transfer the RadioTo Transfer the Radio To Turn in the Radio for MaintenanceTo Turn in the Radio for Maintenance

4 4 Radio Specifications Very High Frequency / Frequency Modulation (VHF/FM)Very High Frequency / Frequency Modulation (VHF/FM) Designed for Mobile or Fixed Station UseDesigned for Mobile or Fixed Station Use 50 Watt / 10 Watt Selectable Power Level50 Watt / 10 Watt Selectable Power Level 256 Programmable Channels256 Programmable Channels –16 Zones of 16 channels each 136 – 174 MHz Frequency Coverage136 – 174 MHz Frequency Coverage

5 5 Radio Features Multi-Function Indicator Option SwitchesSpeaker Mic Jack On/Off Volume Control Selection Knob

6 6 Display Features The value that can be changed by the selection knob is indicated by a bar over its number (see Channel and Zone values above).The value that can be changed by the selection knob is indicated by a bar over its number (see Channel and Zone values above). To change which value is affected by the selection knob, press the selection knob.To change which value is affected by the selection knob, press the selection knob.

7 7 Option Button 1 - Backlight There are three backlight modes for the EF Johnson radio: Off, Dim, and Bright.There are three backlight modes for the EF Johnson radio: Off, Dim, and Bright. Use the Backlight Button to switch through these three modes.Use the Backlight Button to switch through these three modes.

8 8 Option Button 2 – TX Power Press to Toggle Transmit Power between 10 and 50 WattsPress to Toggle Transmit Power between 10 and 50 Watts The display will briefly reflect this change by displaying “HIGH POWER” or “LOW POWER”The display will briefly reflect this change by displaying “HIGH POWER” or “LOW POWER”

9 9 Option Button 3 – Home Zone Press to return to the “Home Zone” CAP Zone 1Press to return to the “Home Zone” CAP Zone 1 –Then adjust channel knob to desired channel.

10 10 Option Button 4 - Scan Press to activate Scan function.Press to activate Scan function. –Press once to activate Scan List 1. Press again to activate Scan List 2. If applicable, press again to activate Scan List 3. Press again to resume normal operation. –During Scan Operation, an animated clock icon will appear between the zone and the channel number display.

11 11 Clock Display The clock icon is indicated in redThe clock icon is indicated in red

12 12 Scan List 1 Scan List 1Scan List 1 –Scan List 1 consists of the four primary CAP VHF/FM frequencies

13 13 Scan List 2 Scan List 2Scan List 2 –Scan List 2 consists of interoperability frequencies between CAP and organizations such as Texas DPS, Fire Service, and Medical Service. –These stations require an interoperability agreement between CAP and the outside agency.

14 14 Scan List 3 Scan List 3 contains marine (water) frequencies for use between CAP and water vehicles (Coast Guard)Scan List 3 contains marine (water) frequencies for use between CAP and water vehicles (Coast Guard)

15 15 Option Button 5 Set Squelch Press and hold for 2 seconds to toggle the Squelch Function.Press and hold for 2 seconds to toggle the Squelch Function. –The display will momentarily show the radio’s squelch setting.

16 16 Option Button 6 – Scan Edit Press to initiate Front Panel Scan Edit feature. Each of the Scan Lists may be edited as necessary.Press to initiate Front Panel Scan Edit feature. Each of the Scan Lists may be edited as necessary.

17 17 Connecting The Radio The back of the EF-Johnson VHF-FM RadioThe back of the EF-Johnson VHF-FM Radio

18 18 Connecting The Microphone Inserting MicrophoneInserting Microphone –To insert microphone, line up the notches in the microphone plug to the connector on the radio and insert. Removing MicrophoneRemoving Microphone –To remove microphone, pull back on the collar around the front of the plug, then remove the plug from the connector on the radio.

19 19 Connecting The Antenna A. RF Connector and Coaxial Cable supplied with radioA. RF Connector and Coaxial Cable supplied with radio B. AdapterB. Adapter –Must remain attached to A, with radio C. Coaxial Cable to AntennaC. Coaxial Cable to Antenna – Type UHF / PL-259

20 20 Connecting The Power Supply D. Accessory ConnectorD. Accessory Connector –Do not disconnect E. Black Molex connectorsE. Black Molex connectors –Supplied with Radio –Do not disconnect F. White Molex connectorF. White Molex connector –Attached to a power source of 12 V, 10 A

21 21 Transferring Radio When transferring the Radio, make sure to include:When transferring the Radio, make sure to include: –All adapters –All power cables except cables permanently installed in vehicles –Microphone –Instruction Book –Any items originally issued with radio

22 22 Turning In Radio For Maintenance When turning in the Radio for maintenance, make sure to include:When turning in the Radio for maintenance, make sure to include: –A. Adaptor connected to RF connector and Coaxial cable –B. Power cord and accessory connector as shown –Microphone

23 23 Review Radio SpecificationsRadio Specifications Radio FeaturesRadio Features Display FeaturesDisplay Features Connecting the MicrophoneConnecting the Microphone Connecting the RadioConnecting the Radio Transferring the RadioTransferring the Radio Turning in the Radio for MaintenanceTurning in the Radio for Maintenance

24 24 Questions? Always Think Safety!


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