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Bravo Self Diagnostic feature

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Bravo (golay and pocsag version) Self Diagnostic feature
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Hold the read (^) button and the protect button (with a picture of a 
padlock), and turn the pager on. Release both buttons. You will now hear 
a continuous tone and "SPL" will appear on the display for the English 
version, or --1-- on the international version. Within two seconds, press 
the read button to enter self-diagnostic mode or the protect button to 
enter the code-plug reading mode.

In pager sensitivity test, the battery saver is off. A short beep will be 
heard when a page is received instead of the normal, longer one, and the 
display will read "paging" (--2-- in the international). pressing read 
will enter the lcd test, which can be controlled by the protect button 
but will proceed without any operator intervention. Press the read button 
to go on to the code plug reading test. 

Either a the first CAP-code or "CHEC FAIL" will be displayed. Chec fail 
means 
a bad code plug or illegal CAP-code ( in the international version, chec fail 
is indicated by a "checkerboard" pattern). The read button exits this routine,
or, within 5 seconds press the protect button for reading the second 
CAP-code. Pressing the protect button here will cause the option codes 
(described next) to be displayed in hexadecimal, otherwise, letting this 
step time out will cause them to be display in binary.

OPTIONS: from left to right on screen

GSC (Golay) options: 
page 1: 0=battery saver, 1=chirp, 1=short alert (a hidden option), 
 1=manual reset, 1=beep on bad data (a hidden option), 0=dead man timeout 
 alert (not a user feature), 1=data invert, 1=English displays
page 2: 1=2 codes active, 1=word 1a equals word 1b (not a user feature), 
 1=individual code 2, 1=tone and data rather than all data, 1= unique code 
 2 alert as opposed to 4 function alerts, 1=silent code 2, sequential 
 lockout (00=none,01=64 sec, 10=2.7 min, 11=6.4 min)
page 3: xxxx=code 1 priority override option bits order 4 3 2 1, code 2 
 priority override option bits order 4 3 2 1
If Hex display selected, pages are displayed in bytes starting at left of 
screen...on right is "d" for defeat reminder active.
finally, in hex, 4 bit preamble index (1101 is used when no battery 
saver), 8 bit word 1, 12 bit word 2, 4 bits of functions active (in order 
of 4 3 2 1)

POCSAG options:
page 1: 1=data invert, alerts on code 2 (00=silent, 01=unique alert, 10=4 
 function alerts), 1=english displays, sequential lockout (00=none, 01=64 
 sec, 10=2.7 min, 11=6.4 min), 1=chirp, 1=ground call 2nd code
page 2: bits 1,3,4,5 are code 1 priority override option bits, in order 1 
 2 3 4. bit 2 is individual code 2 (1=active). bit 6=out of range indicator, 
 bit 7=beep on bad data, bit 8=manual reset
page 3: bits 1,2,3,4=code 2 priority over-ride, order 1 2 3 4. bits 5 6 7 
 8=active code 2 functions, order 4 3 2 1
If Hex display mode enabled, page one is leftmost byte. "P" in 2nd to 
rightmost position means international character set is selected, "d" in 
rightmost position means reminder defeat is active.


After the options display is the switch test, press read to enter. LCD 
will display "Controls" (--3-- on international), there will be a 
"checkerboard" character on each side of a single digit indicating which 
button has been pushed, 1=protect, 2=on-to-memo-alert, 
3=memo-alert-to-on. 

If there is a vibrator in the unit, pressing read will display "vibrator" 
(--4-- international) and unit will vibrate while display is lit. 
pressing either button will exit this step.

Pressing read will re-enter the self-diagnostic mode. To exit self-diag, 
press read then press protect, and pager will return to normal.

In POCSAG, the out of range indicator will appear when pager has not 
received a signal for 6 minutes. Here is my attempt to suggest what this 
looks like:

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As soon as a signal is re-acquired, the display will return to normal.