Radio communication is the most important aspects of the team work in modern times. Long when the walkie-talkie was not invented, people faced enormous problems while undertaking long distance journeys. Transceiver should have a long range so that it could work in buildings and also in open spaces flaked by mountains and ravines. Understanding the functionality of walkie-talkie would go a long way in obtaining sterling results in the form of smooth working for a longer period of time.
Although seamless communication is the foremost objective of buying the gadgets, it is important to take a look at the security features available. Imagine losing the walkie-talkie on a trip and not able to communicate with your friends who are trekking in the forest. It is an unfortunate situation because the miscreants can use the radio without any authority causing more harm than good in the long run.
To block the unauthenticated usage of the radio, many companies are providing keypad lock features that can work in different conditions without any hassles. Working on the basic principles of electronics, one can program the feature according to the requirements and specifications.
Instead of manual system, it is possible to create a password which also acts as an authentication key to block the intruders. Securing the system is an important step to ensure that nobody could listen to the private conversation. Keypad lock feature is quite useful when the gadget is lying in the house and the kids or pets trying to fiddle the key. It can result in malfunctioning of the walkie-talkie. The lock demands authorization from the users and protects the system from accidents.
Locking the keypad is a fairly simple process is come radio Walkie-talkies. What you have to do is to press the menu key located below the LCD of the gadget. The process is no rocket science and can be accomplished without any problem. It is vital to carry out the process for 3 seconds as the walkie-talkie automatically locks with a lock icon appearing on the LCD screen. Once locked, nobody can use the menu button to use the inner functionalities of the gadget.
For unlocking the gadget, the same process has to be repeated for 3seconds, until the lock icon disappears from the screen.
It appears so simple from outside however when the key is pressed it sends electrical signals to the hardware for locking the key. Once the command is executed, the software would stop responding to further key presses. Although it is a safety feature but doesn’t provide programmable control to the users. Anybody knowing how to unlock the gadget can easily open the menu features and play havoc with the device. Password locks are mighty effective and are not easily broken into. Some radios require the users to press the call button instead of the menu however the process is very similar. In order to use the feature properly you should read the manual provided along with the gadget. It would not only help to solve the problem but also provide knowledge about the new features of the phone.