Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product FRS-WP1 Audiovox
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Customer Service 1-800-290-6650 Model FRS-WP1 Two Way Family Radio with Headset and Boom Microphone Owner’ s Manual PUSH TO TALK CALL VOL VOX HI OFF LOW .
Y our FRS-WP1 Family Radio is a portable, easy to use, two-way radio that you can carry almost anywhere. It is skillfully constructed to give you reliable communications and FM radio listening enjoyment. It is intended for use with the supplied headset assembly with PTT switch.
-3- Y our transceiver will achieve its maximum operating range when communi- cating with other transceivers in a flat open area with no trees or buildings obstructing its signal. Range may be up to two miles under such conditions. Obstacles such as buildings, trees or mountains will tend to reduce the transceiver’s effective range.
-4- FUNCTION AND LOCA TION OF THE CONTROLS 1. Battery Compartment Cover: Four (4) AAA batteries acces- sible when cover is removed. 2. Carry Clip Stud: Attaches to carry clip. 3. Headset PTT Switch: With unit VOX switch set to OFF , press to transmit; release to receive.
-5- 4. Lapel/Clothes Clip: Attaches headset PTT switch to convenient area. 5. Headset Microphone/Speaker Plug: Connects headset assembly to SPK/MIC jack on radio. 6. Headset SPK/MIC (CHG) Jack: For use with the supplied Audiovox headset assembly; accepts headset connector plug (5).
POWERING THE TRANSCEIVER Y our FRS-WP1 radio transceiver operates on four AAA batteries. Alkaline batteries will provide slightly better performance than rechargeable batteries and will ensure optimum performance for the FRS-WP1. Batteries There are three methods of powering the FRS-WP1: 1.
1. Press down on the spring latch securing the clip to radio and slide the clip downward and away from the mounting stud. 2. At battery cover , press downward with thumb on embossed arrow and slide battery cover down and off the radio. 3. Insert four “AAA” batteries.
-8- The following guidelines will improve performance and provide longer operat- ing times for the FRS-WP1: 1. Do not mix old and new batteries. 2. The use of alkaline-type batteries is recommended to provide the longest operating time. 3. Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable batteries.
-9- T urning the T ransceiver On and Off ( ) Pressing the Power button (10) for 2 seconds will activate the unit and the self-test display momentarily appears followed by the frequency standby display . The headphones will sound a short melody to confirm the transceiver’s activation and the LCD backlight will come on for about 2 seconds.
-10- Channel Selection Momentarily press the CH button so the two-digit channel display flashes. Press the VOL Up ( ) or Down ( ) button to select the desired channel ( 01 – 14 ). VOX Function This feature enables you to have hands-free conversation.
-1 1- Using the Monitor (MON) Button T o listen to channel activity with the squelch bypassed: 1. With the radio in the FRS standby mode, momentarily press the MON button; the radio will enter the monitor receive mode as indicated by the background noise.
Button Confirmation T one Whenever the VOL/Channel Up/Down or MON/FM buttons are pressed, the speaker will sound a beep tone to confirm each press. In addition, when the Channel (CH) button is pressed, a confirming tone melody sounds. T o T ransmit: 1.
-13- ! Remove the batteries from the transceiver if it is not expected to be used for long periods. This will eliminate the possibility of battery acid leaking from the batteries and corroding the transceiver . ! Avoid exposing the unit to water or extremes of temperature.
-14- Channels: 14 Battery Life: (5%: Rx, 5%:Tx, 90% Standby) Alkaline 30 - 36 Hours Power Source 6.0 Vdc Receiver: 1. Sensitivity -120dBm Min. 2. Max. audio output @ 10% THD 1 10 mV 3. Max. S/N ratio @ 1mV RF input 40 dB Min. 4. Squelch Sensitivity Threshold -120 dBm Min.
Channel Frequencies: Channel M H z Channel M H z 1 462.5625 8 467.5625 2 462.5875 9 467.5875 3 462.6125 10 467.6125 4 462.6375 1 1 467.6375 5 462.6625 12 467.6625 6 462.6875 13 467.6875 7 462.7125 14 467.7125 FM Radio Frequencies: Frequency Band: 87.
Applies to Audiovox Family Radio Service Products. AUDIOVOX CORPORATION (the Company) warrants to the original retail purchaser of this product that should this product or any part thereof, under normal use and conditions, be proven defective in material or workmanship within 90 days from the date of original purchase, such defect(s) will be repaired or replaced with new or reconditioned product (at the Company's option) without charge for parts and repair labor.
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