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MotoTrbo Emergency Button Demo


Feb 5, 2021
Trying to set up a simple demo to show someone how the Emergency button works on the XPR7550e portables. I have two radios, one cloned from the other. They can talk to each other over their common TG. I'd like to demo it using the Digital Emergency system rather than the MDC/analog system. I can get either radio to go into the Alarm mode using the Emergency button, and it shows that its transmitting the Emgcy on the currently selected TG, but the other radio set to the same TG doesn't receive the alarm. It only flashes its green LED and shows a received signal. Can someone walk me through the CPS config to set up this demo? I must be missing something in the config. I have the Digital Emergency system "Sys1" set to Regular, with Revert set to "Selected" channel, and its Enabled. I have the TX Emergency system pointed to Sys1 for the channel being used on both radios. I also have the Emergency receive alarm indication check boxes ticked in the RX section of the channel on both radios.


Premium Subscriber
Sep 1, 2010
Town of Islip, NY
You mentioned you cloned the radios, did you change the radio id in the second radio or do both radios have the same id. Make sure the radios have different radio ids. Did you choose a contact under emergency system?