lected Functions of ADI AR-146 Transceiver
The AR-146 is an amateur radio two-meter mobile-style transceiver.
Receives 130-180 MHz; transmits 144-148 MHz (all FM), via
VFO & 40 memory channels. Some programming functions require
Function button to be pressed momentarily, some require F
to be pushed for 1 second+.
TO USE VFO MODE:
VFO/M-V (top left button on front) selects VFO. Tune via Main
Tuning Dial or UP/DN buttons on microphone.
To change frequency in 1 MHz steps, push MHz (third button
from top left). Same cancels.
Repeater Offset is set via SHFT/REV button (middle of 5 buttons
below Display). Cycles through -, +, & SIMPLEX (no indication
To set tuning step, enter VFO mode, push Function for 1 second+,
then push SHFT/REV button. Then use Main Tuning Dial or UP/DN
buttons on microphone to cycle among 5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20,
25, or 50 kHz steps. Push F or any front panel button to set
& return to VFO.
TO SET CTCSS (PL/SUBAUDIBLE TONE):
Go to VFO Mode, push Function for 1 second+, then push TONE
button. Select tone with Main Tuning Dial or UP/DN buttons.
Push F or any front panel button to set.
TONE cycles among T (transmit PL tone), T.SQ (transmit &
receive tone squelch ), & off.
TO RECALL MEMORY CHANNELS:
MR/M (second from left top button on front) selects Memory
Mode. Tune via Dial or UP/DN.
TO ENTER A FREQUENCY IN A MEMORY CHANNEL:
Enter VFO Mode & select frequency & any offset or
subaudible tone desired.
Push Function. The “F” Indication & a Memory
Channel will appear. Select desired Channel using Dial or
UP/DN buttons. Then push MR/M Button. A long beep confirms
CALL allows one-push selection of a commonly-used frequency.
To select Call Channel, complete initial steps above; but
after pushing F, push CALL.
Push & hold VFO or MR one second to start scanning respective
modes. Any panel key stops.
To Lock Out a memory channel from scanning, select it, push
Function for 1 second+, then push MR. (“SKP” appears
in Display). Same cancels.
TO REVERSE TRANSMIT/RECEIVE FREQUENCIES WHEN IN OFFSET: Push
TO ENTER MEMORY OR CALL FREQUENCY INTO VFO:
Select desired memory, push F, then push VFO.
TO SELECT TRANSMIT OUTPUT POWER:
Low (second button from top right) cycles among High (50W),
Medium (10W), & Low (5W).
TO TURN AUDIO BEEP ON/OFF: Push Function for 1 second+, then
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