Model: XR Series Transmitter with an Internal or External Antenna.
The front LCD display of the Transmitter displays its current status, a menu that allows you to view its configured settings, and a diagnostic menu that identifies Transmitter errors. Listed below is a brief overview of a Transmitter's front display screen.
The front LCD display of the Transmitter in a normal operating status should display the following information.
The front LCD display of the Transmitter in an error status should display the following information.
Time: may display current time or could be counting up from when the issue occurred.
Time Zone: Time Zone set in the Transmitter.
Scrolling Error Code Message 1: Call Tech Support
Scrolling Error Code Message 2: Use Diagnostic Error Code Menu.
Time Source Connection: indicates the configured time source; GPS (tower symbol), NTP (S symbol), Repeater (R symbol), or Satellite.
Time Source Communication: Status of GPS or NTP communication.
Firmware Version: firmware version of the Transmitter.
Day/Date: day and date received from the GPS or NTP time source.
Channel Number: Channel number that the Transmitter is set to may or may not be displayed.
LED: Green transmit light should be on.
Front display menu
Pushing the right arrow once to access the menu, pushing the down arrow navigates through the categories. When the arrow is on a category, pushing the right arrow again selects the category, pressing the down arrow again scrolls through information in that category.
Listed below are the 5 menu categories with a short definition.
Switch settings menu
Displays what the eight dip switches, on the back of the unit, are set to
GPS set up menu
Displays GPS information and perform a manual reset of the GPS sync.
Displays the Transmitter factory setting information, categories listed below.
Time since last GPS
Last Repeater Update
Radio Call Sign
Diagnostic error codes
There are six diagnostic error codes that identify the cause of the error occurring.
Clear Error Codes