Radio Operation

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Welcome to Task Force Arrowhead Radio! You will note immediately in the testing that Caps Lock is used as a transmit button. If by chance any of the following keys are your push to talk (PTT), they need to be changed: Caps Lock, CTRL, ALT, P, T, or Y. Alternatively, you can edit and reconfigure these keys under Arma 3 -> userconfig -> task_force_radio-> radio_keys.hpp with notepad. For the purpose of this document, default keys will be discussed. It is also required that you have a PTT key in order to speak locally.

You can reconfigure the keys in the configuration file, which can be found in the folder ...\Arma 3\userconfig\task_force_radio\radio_keys.hpp. The file is edited in Notepad.
KEYS ACTION
Push-to-talk button in TeamSpeak Local/Direct speech
Caps Lock Talk on short range radio
Ctrl + Caps Lock Talk on long range radio
Ctrl + P Opens the interface of the short range radio (the radio must be in the inventory slot). If you have more than one short range radio you will be prompted to choose one. It is also possible to set a specific radio as active (the one that will be used for transmission). You may also load radio settings from another radio with same encryption code.
Ctrl ++ [ or ] Cycle through available shortwave radios.
Ctrl + Up/Left/Right Arrow Rapid switching of shortwave stereo mode.
NUM 1 through 8 Rapid switching of shortwave radio channels.
Alt + P Opens the interface of the long range radio (a long range radio must be put on your back, or you should be in a vehicle in a position of a driver, gunner, commander, or co-pilot). If more than one radio is available you’ll be prompted to choose one. The one you choose will be set as the active radio. You may also load radio settings from another radio with same encryption code.
Ctrl + Alt + [ or ] Cycle through available long range radios.
Alt + Up/Left/Right Arrow Rapid switching of long range stereo mode.
Alt 1 through 9 Rapid switching of long range radio channels.
Ctrl + Tab Change the direct speech volume. You can talk: Whispering, Normal or Yelling. Does not affect the signal volume in the radio transmission.
Shift + P Open the underwater transceiver interface (you need to be wearing a rebreather).
Alt + Caps Lock Talk on underwater transceiver.
Ctrl + ] Select next personal radio.
Ctrl + [ Select previous personal radio.
Ctrl + Alt + ] Select next long range radio.
Ctrl + Alt + [ Select previous long range radio.
Ctrl + Left/Up/Right Arrow Change short radio stereo mode.
Alt + Left/Up/Right Arrow Change long range radio stereo mode.
T Transmit on secondary channel of personal radio.
Y Transmit on secondary channel of long range radio.
Esc Exit from the radio interface.