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Introduced with Arma 2 version 1.001.00Arguments of this scripting command don't have to be local to the client the command is executed onEffects of this scripting command are not broadcasted over the network and remain local to the client the command is executed on
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Description

Description:
Sends the audio message to the command radio channel. Must have assigned "ItemRadio" to send or receive the transmission. The message is defined in CfgRadio in the description.ext file or config radio protocol. The transmission will play only on the PC where command was executed. If you need the transmission to play on all computers, you have to execute it globally (see remoteExec).

Note: When transmitting unit gets killed, transmission will be interrupted, however when receiving unit gets killed, the transmission continues to play.

Syntax

Syntax:
unit commandRadio radioName
Parameters:
unit: Object - unit to transmit
radioName: String - class name from CfgRadio
Return Value:
Nothing

Alternative Syntax

Syntax:
[side, identity] commandRadio radioName
Parameters:
[side, identity]: Array
side: Side - side to which the transmission will be played
identity: String - class name of one of the identities in CfgHQIdentities. Possible identities in Arma 3 are:
  • "Base"
  • "HQ"
  • "PAPA_BEAR"
  • "AirBase"
  • "BLU"
  • "OPF"
  • "IND"
  • "IND_G"
radioName: String - class name from CfgRadio
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
_soldierOne commandRadio "messageOne";
Example 2:
player commandRadio configName selectRandom ("true" configClasses (configFile >> "CfgRadio"));
Example 3:
[west, "Base"] commandRadio configName selectRandom ("true" configClasses (configFile >> "CfgRadio"));

Additional Information

See also:
sideRadiogroupRadiocustomRadiovehicleRadioglobalRadiodirectSaycommandChat

Notes

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Notes

Posted on June 24, 2010 - 8:55 (CEST)
Nikita320106
example: _unit commandRadio "SentCmdHide"; radio command from CA_Dubbing config should work

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Posted on December 3, 2016 - 21:33 (UTC)
Killzone Kid
To transmit user custom sounds (see Multiplayer_Custom_Sounds_Tutorial), prefix the full filename including file extension with #. For example if there is a custom user sound file called MySound.ogg, to play it on the radio use: player commandRadio "#MySound.ogg";