' Icom Ic m710rt Instruction Manual'
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INSTRUCTION MANUALMFHF MARINE IMPORTANT EXPLICIT DEFINITIONS READ THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL CAREFULLY The explicit definitions described below apply to this before attempting to operate the transceiver instruction manual SAVE THIS INSTRUCTION MANUALThis manual WORD DEFINITION contains important safety and operating instructions for Personal injury fire hazard or electric RWARNING shock may occur the ICM710RT MFHF MARINE TRANSCEIVER CAUTION Equipment damage may occur If disregarded inconvenience only No risk NOTE of personal injury fire or electric shock NOTE The ICM710RTGMDSS version has a highstability crystal oscillator unit This unit draws a slight current even when power to the transceiver is OFF To prevent battery exhaustion when dock ing your vessel for extended periods unplug the DC cable from the DC power receptacle PRECAUTIONS RWARNING NEVER connect the transceiver to an DO NOT use chemical agents such as benzene or al AC outlet directly This may pose a fire hazard or re cohol when cleaning as they can damage the trans sult in an electric shock ceivers surfaces RWARNING NEVER mount the transceiver over In maritime mobile operation KEEP the transceiver head The weight of the transceiver is approximately 8 and microphone as far away as possible at least 1 m kg but its apparent weight will increase several fold from the magnetic navigation compass to prevent er due to wave shocks and vibration The transceiver roneous indications must be mounted on a flat hard surface only USE an Icom microphone andor handset only sup NEVER connect a power source of more than 16 V DC plied or optional Other brands may have different pin such as a 24 volt battery This connection will ruin the assignments and may damage the transceiver transceiver AVOID using or placing the transceiver in areas with NEVER place the transceiver where normal operation temperatures below 20C 4F or above 60C of the ship or vehicle may be hindered or where it 140F could cause bodily injury AVOID connecting the transceiver to a power source Place unit in a secure place to avoid inadvertent use using reverse polarity This connection will not only by children blow fuses but may also damage the transceiver NEVER expose the transceiver to rain snow or any AVOID placing the transceiver in excessively dusty en liquids vironments or in direct sunlight There are two types of grounding systems available for AVOID placing the transceiver against walls or putting the Ground and Floating anything on top of the transceiver This will obstruct GroundNEVER install the negative ground type to a heat dissipation plusgrounding ship Such a connection might blow fuses and is not usableiiIN CASE OF EMERGENCY for maritime operationIf your vessel requires assistance contact other ves Or transmit your distress call using digital selectivesels and the Coast Guard by sending a distress call on calling on 21875 kHz2182 kHz USING 2182 kHz WITH VOICE USING DIGITAL SELECTIVE CALLING Only for GMDSS versions with an optional GM Push 2182kHz to select the emergency fre 110DSC DSC TERMINAL UNIT quency Push ALARM and TX FREQ for 1 sec to trans When immediate help is needed mit a 2tone alarm signal for at least 30 sec Push and hold EMERGENCY on the GM The transceiver automatically stops the alarm after 50 110DSC for 5 sec until the short beeps become sec one long beep to send the distress call Push ALARM to turn the alarm transmission off After 2182 kHz is automatically selected transmit then push and hold the PTT switch on the micro the appropriate information as at left using voice phone and send the following information 1 MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY When a potential problem exists 2 THIS IS name of vessel Push SEL on the GM110DSC then select all ships call with ENT and the DATA SELECTOR 3 LOCATED AT vessels position Push and hold CALL on the GM110DSC for 5 4 Give the reason for the distress call sec until short beeps become one long beep to use the all ships call function 5 Explain what assistance you need After the preselected frequency is selected 6 Give additional information transmit the appropriate information using voice Vessel type DSC equipped ships may monitor your transmission Vessel length Vessel color Number of people following versions are available for theICM710RT Version Ground type Description exterior Negative ground High stability crystal and FSK narrow filter builtin GMDSS and Optional DSC terminal unit can be connected Floating ground 2182 kHz 2tone alarm is builtin Negative ground 2182 kHz 2tone alarm is builtin Marine and FSKCW narrow filter is optional Floating ground All SSBFSK ITU channels available 2182 kHz 2tone alarm is optional Negative ground General FSKCW narrow filter is optional only ITU channels are optional iii TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT ii 6 SET MODE 1215 EXPLICIT DEFINITIONS ii I Set mode operation 12 PRECAUTIONS ii I Set mode contents 12 IN CASE OF EMERGENCY iii VERSIONS iii 7 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION 1625 TABLE OF CONTENTS iv I Supplied accessories 16 I Attaching 1 remote controller 16 1 OPERATING RULES AND GUIDELINES 1 I Attaching 2 remote controllers 17 D Set ID number 17 2 PANEL DESCRIPTION 25 D Intercom operation 17 I Front panel 2 I Attaching 2 remote controllers and a PC 18 I Main unit 4 I Notes for remote control 18 D HM120 microphone keys 4 I Connections on rear panel 19 I Display 5 I Connector information 20 I Ground connection 22 3 SELECTING A 68 I Power source 22 I Selecting a channel 6 I Antenna 23 D Using the channel selector 6 D MN100MN101L 23 D Using the keypad 7 D AT130 23 D Scan functions 7 D NonIcom tuner 23 I Selecting a frequency 8 I Mounting 24 D Using the channel selector 8 D Mounting location 24 D Using the keypad 8 D Mounting example 24 4 RECEIVE AND TRANSMIT 911 D Transceiver dimensions 24 I Basic voice receive and transmit 9 I Installing internal options 25 I Functions for transmit 9 D Opening the case 25 D Transmit frequency check 9 D Installing an optional filter and alarm unit 25 D Transmit power selection 9 I Fuse replacement 25 I Functions for receive 10 8 26 D Squelch function 10 D Noise blanker 10 9 SPECIFICATIONS AND OPTIONS 27 D AGC off function 10 I Specifications 27 D RF gain setting 10 I Options 27 D Clarity control 10 I CW operation 11 I FSK operation 11 I Cross channel operation 11 5 USER CHANNEL PROGRAMMING 12 I Programming a frequency 12 D Receive frequency 12 D Transmit frequency 12 D Channel names 12iv OPERATING RULES AND GUIDELINES 1 CALL PROCEDURES LOGSCalls must be properly identified and time limits must All distress emergency and safety calls must bebe respected recorded in complete detail Log data activity is usu ally recorded in 24 hour time Universal Time UTC Give your call sign each time you call another vessel is frequently used or coast station If you have no call sign identify your vessel name and the name of the licensee Adjustments repairs channel frequency changes and authorized modifications affecting electrical op Give your call sign at the end of each transmission eration of the equipment must be kept in the main that lasts more than 3 min tenance log entries must be signed by the authorized licensed technician performing or super You must break and give your call sign at least once vising the work every 15 min during long shiptoshore calls Keep your unanswered calls short less than 30 sec Do not repeat a call for 2 min RADIO LICENSES 1 SHIP STATION LICENSE Unnecessary transmissions are not allowed You must have a current radio station license before using the transceiver It is unlawful to operate a ship station which is not licensed PRIORITIES Read all rules and regulations pertaining to priorities Inquire through your dealer or the appropriate govern and keep an uptodate copy handy Safety and dis ment agency for a license appli tress calls take priority over all others cation This license states the call sign which is your crafts identification for radio pur False or fraudulent distress calls are prohibited and poses punishable by law 2 OPERATORS LICENSE A Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit is the li PRIVACY cense most often held by small vessel radio operators Information overheard but not intended for you can when a radio is not required for safety purposes not be lawfully used in any way The Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit must Indecent or profane language is prohibited be posted or be kept with the operator Only a licensed radio operator may operate a transceiver However nonlicensed individuals may talk over a transceiver if a licensed operator starts supervises and ends the call and makes the necessary log en tries Keep a copy of the current government rules and reg ulations handy 1 2 PANEL DESCRIPTION I Front panel controller 9 8 7 5 4 3 6 2 MFHF MARINE TRANSCEIVER iM 710 1 2 3 TX FREQ ALM RX 4 5 6 DUP SIMP STANDBY 2182KHz TUNE AGC RESET TX SQL N B 7 8 9 DSC SCAN F 1 ALARM TX FREQ 0 1 2 3 4 A CE 0 FOR ALARM TX MODE AGC NB SQL FUNC CHFREQ ALARM RX TX GROUP TUNE CHANNEL VOLUME CLARITY MICROPHONE SPEAKER POWER DIMMER q w e r t y u i o 0 q MICROPHONE CONNECTOR p 20 u ANTENNA TUNE SWITCH TUNE p 9 Accepts the supplied microphone or an optional Tunes the connected tuner to the antenna handset Activates only when an optional antenna tuner such as Icoms AT130E is connected NOTE No audio is output via the speaker when the microphone or handset is not connected NOTE When selecting automatic tuning in set mode pushing this switch is not necessary to tune w POWER SWITCH POWER the antenna p 13 Turns power on and off i CHANNEL SELECTOR CHANNEL p 6 e SPEAKER SWITCH SPEAKER Selects an operating channel within the selected Turns the builtin speaker on and off channel group such as ITU channels appears in the display while the speaker is turned User channels can be selected from 1 to 160 max off in sequence regardless of the channel group Any external speaker connected to the rear panel is not Changes the operating frequency after CE is turned off pushed while s appears The changed frequency is not programmed in this r DISPLAY INTENSITY SWITCH DIMMER way Toggles the display backlight on and off While pushing rotate CHANNEL to adjust the o FUNCTION SWITCH FUNC backlighting to one of 4 levels After pushing activates the secondary functions of While pushing rotate GROUP to adjust the dis these switches play contrast to one of 10 levels RESET Deactivates external control such as t VOLUME CONTROL VOLUME from a DSC terminal unit when con Adjusts the audio output level nected SQL Starts and stops scan p 7 Audio does not come from the speaker when A microphone is not connected SPEAKER Activates intercom function p 17 The SQL switch is turned on and no signal is being RX Sets RF gain p 10 received TX Selects transmit power p 9 CE Reprograms the channel name p y GROUP CHANNEL SELECTOR GROUP 12 Selects groups in 20 channel steps and ITU marine NOTE Function availability depends on version channel groups 0 CLARITY CONTROL CLARITY p 10 NOTE Some versions have no ITU channels Shifts the receive frequency 150 Hz for clear re ception of an off frequency signal2 PANEL DESCRIPTION 21 KEYPAD 4 AGC OFF SWITCH AGC p 10 RX Enters the selected channel number or fre Deactivates the AGC function to receive weak sig quency for direct channel selection p 7 nals blocked by strong adjacent signals Stores a receive frequency into a user chan appears when the AGC switch is turned on nel or ITU simplex channel when stands for AGC deactivated pushing CE s appears entering the desired frequency via the keypad 5 MODE SWITCH MODE p 9 pushing and holding RX p 12 Selects an operating mode temporarily Available Adjusts the RF gain after pushing FUNC to modes differ with version reduce the receiver sensitivity p 10 J3E USB H3E J2B AFSK FSK R3E and A1A CW Stores a transmit frequency into a user chan modes are available TX nel except General versions when The temporary mode is cleared and the previous mode pushing TX flashes appears when changing a channel pushing CE s appears 6 OVEN INDICATOR GMDSS version only entering the desired frequency via the keypad Internal highstability crystal oscillator unit contains pushing and holding TX p 12 a oven heater This Selects the transmitter channel for cross highstability crystal oscillator improves frequency channel operation Europe versions only stability when STANDBY appears when power to the main unit is pushing TX flashes turned off entering the desired channel number via the key pad 7 TRANSMIT FREQUENCY SWITCH TX FREQ Selects the transmit output power after push p 9 ing FUNC p 9 Displays the transmit frequency and opens the Toggles the channel number input and fre squelch to check and monitor the transmit fre CE quency input p 8 quency s appears when frequency input is selected 8 2182 kHz SELECTION SWITCH The channel selector and keypad changes the 2182kHz RESET p iii frequency while s appears Selects channel 0 2182 kHz distress call fre Clears the entered digit and retrieves the pre quency vious channel or frequency while entering The channel selector does not function when select numbers p 7 ing channel 0 Enters the name programming condition Ignores external control and gives the front panel after pushing FUNC for changing the chan control priority when an external controller nel name p 12 NMEA format is connected Toggles the channel and frequency indica tions p 6 9 ALARM SWITCH ALARM p iiiCHFREQ Enters for ITU simplex channels p 7 Emits a distress alarm signal from the speaker Transmits a distress alarm or alarm testing signal 0 Enter channel number with up to 4 or 5 digits when pushed together with the TX FREQ when s does not appear p 7 switch to Enter the frequency with up to 6 digits when 9 appears p 8 NOTE General versions are not equipped with this ALARM switch2 SQUELCH SWITCH SQL p 10 Activates the voice squelch function to reject un desired background noise while no signal is being received The squelch opens only when the received signal contains no voice or FSK components Starts and stops the scan function after pushing FUNC p 73 NOISE BLANKER SWITCH NB p 10 Turns the noise blanker function on to remove pulsetype noise such as engine ignition noise NB appears when the function is turned on Some versions do not have frequency selection and fre quency indication 3 2 PANEL DESCRIPTION I Main unit controller detached q w e r t q RS232C CONNECTOR p 18 D HM120 microphone keys Connects the ICM710RT to a PC via an RS232C The P key on the HM120 HAND MICROPHONE can be cable for remote control of transceiver function set to function as the MODE NB AGC SQL or using the optional RS710RT software TUNE keys on the remote controller The YZ keys function the same as the CHANNEL selector Also w POWER INDICATOR using set mode p 15 these keys can be deactivated Appears while power is turned on if desired e CONTROLLER CONNECTOR While pushing P on the microphone and the switch Connects the main body of the ICM710RT to the on the remote controller whose function you want to front panel controller when detached from the assign see above turn power ON main body Repeat this to assign a different key r CONTROLLER CONNECTOR pgs 16 17 Same as above t POWER SWITCH Same function as the power switch POWER on the front panel Only available on the Europe and GMDSS versions4 PANEL DESCRIPTION 2I Display 7 6 5 4 3 q ALM w RX DUP SIMP e TUNE AGC 2 r TX SQL N B 1 t D SC SCAN F 0 1 2 3 4 A y u i o 0q ALARM INDICATOR p iii i SQUELCH INDICATOR p 10 Appears when the alarm function is activated such Appears when the squelch is on as for an alarm test or distress alarm transmission Not available in General version o SCAN INDICATOR p 7 Appears when the scan function is in usew RECEIVE INDICATOR p 10 The scan function is not available on some versions Appears while receiving and when the squelch is Pushing FUNC then SQL starts and stops scan open 0 FUNCTION INDICATORe TUNE INDICATOR p 9 Appears when the FUNC switch is pushed Flashes while the connected antenna tuner such as Icoms AT130 is being tuned 1 NOISE BLANKER INDICATOR p 10 Tuning starts when transmitting on a new frequency or Appears when the NB switch is turned on pushing the TUNE switch 2 AGC OFF INDICATOR p 10r TRANSMIT INDICATOR Appears when the AGC switch is pushed to indi Appears when transmitting p 9 cate the AGC function is deactivated Flashes when the TX key is pushed for transmit 3 MODE READOUT frequency programming p 12 Shows the selected operating mode type of emist DSC INDICATOR p iii sion Appears when an optional GM110DSC DSC TERMI 4 SPEAKER OFF INDICATOR NAL UNIT controls transceiver functions Appears when the SPEAKER switch is pushed to The GM110DSC can be connected to GMDSS versions indicate the front panel speaker is deactivated only 5 CHANNEL READOUTy SRF METER Shows the selected channel number during Shows the relative received signal strength while channel indication p 6 receiving Shows the receive frequency during frequency in Shows output power while transmitting dication p 9 Shows antenna current level when an optional AT130E HF ANTENNA TUNER is connected Europe 6 SIMPLEXDUPLEX INDICATORS versions only These appear to show whether the selected chan nel is simplex or duplexu CHANNELVFO INDICATOR Shows the preprogrammed channel name al 7 FREQUENCY INDICATORS p 8 phanumeric during channel indication p 6 Appear when the frequency entry condition is se Some versions have no channel name function and lected for frequency selection show receive frequency instead The CE key toggles the indicator ON and OFF Shows the transmit frequency during frequency Some versions have no frequency entry condition indication p 6 Shows transmit channel number during cross channel operation Europe versions only p 11 5 3 SELECTING A I Selecting a channel The transceiver has 160 user channels and ITU chan NOTE When channel 0 andor 2182 kHz is se nels However the number of user channels can be lected with the 2182KHz switch channel selection optionally restricted and ITU channels are not available is NOT possible In such cases push 2182KHz in with some versions advance ALM ALM RX RX DUP DUP AGC AGC CHANNEL INDICATION TX TX D SC F DSC F CHFREQ ALM ALM RX CE RX DUP DUP FREQUENCY INDICATION AGC AGC TX TX D SC F DSC F CHANNEL SELECTION MODE FREQUENCY SELECTION MODE Channel can be selected Frequency can be changed NOTE Channel name alphanumeric may not appear during channel indication depending on set mode settings p 14 D Using the channel selector EXAMPLE Selection with the GROUP selector The transceiver has two large controls for group se 1 J3E 401 J3E lection and channel selection The GROUP selector WWV 43570 changes channels in 20 channel increments and se lects ITU channel groups and the CHANNEL se 21 J3E 41 J3E lector selects each channel KMI 4A LTD ITU SSB channels 41 J3E 601 J3E Make sure no s indicator appears on the display WOM 65010 ALM RX DUP AGC 61 J3E TX DSC F WOO 2501 J3E 261450 If appears push CE to delete it Rotate the GROUP selector to select the desired 121 J3E 251 J3E channel group as shown at right andor below FAX FAX Rotate the CHANNEL selector to select the de channels ITU FSK 141 J3E 4001 FSK sired channel SHPSHP 42105 All ITU channels are not available with some versions and ITU FSK channels can be hidden using set mode p 13 CHANNEL GROUPS CHANNEL NO DESCRIPTION CHANNEL NO DESCRIPTION 1 to 160 User channels1 1601to 1656 16 MHz ITU duplex channels 401 to 427 4 MHz ITU duplex channels 161 to 169 16 MHz ITU simplex channels 41 to 49 4 MHz ITU simplex channels 1801 to 1815 18 MHz ITU duplex channels 601 to 608 6 MHz ITU duplex channels 181 to 189 18 MHz ITU simplex channels 61 to 69 6 MHz ITU simplex channels 2201 to 2253 22 MHz ITU duplex channels 801 to 832 8 MHz ITU duplex channels 221 to 229 22 MHz ITU simplex channels 81 to 89 8 MHz ITU simplex channels 2501 to 2510 25 MHz ITU duplex channels 1201 to 1241 12 MHz ITU duplex channels 251 to 259 25 MHz ITU simplex channels 121 to 129 12 MHz ITU simplex channels 4001 to 25040 ITU FSK duplex channels2 1GROUP selector changes in 20 channels steps 2SITOR useno group separation6 SELECTING A 3D Using the keypad EXAMPLE Selecting channel 153Direct channel selection via the keypad is available ALMfor quick channel selection RX DUP AGC TX 1 Make sure s does not appear on the display DSC F If it appears push CE to delete it ALM Enter the desired channel number via the keypad RX DUP AGC TX A user channel is selected when channel 1160 is input 5 DSC F max number may be optionally restricted ALM An ITU SSB channel is selected when channel num RX DUP AGC bers higher than 401 are input not available for some TX 3 versions DSC F An ITU FSK channel is selected when channel numbers ALM higher than 4001 are input not usable according to set RX DUP AGC mode setting RX TX DSC F The key can be used for selecting an ITU simplex channel ALM Push RX to select the entered channel RX DUP AGC TX DSC FD Using scan functions Channel scan and channel resume scan increase Some versions do not have these functions channels within a 5 channel range such as ch 1 to chThe transceiver has automatic channel or frequency 5 ch 156 to ch 160 etc in user channels or all chanchange capability scan function There are 3 types nels in the group of ITU channelsof scan functions available to suit your needs Programmed scan optional changes scan within the frequency range between user channels 159 and 160 ch 2 ch 3 Scan selection is available in set mode See p 14 for scan selection scan is cancelled ch 1 ch 4 when transmitting SCAN OPERATION Select your desired channel group with the ch 5 GROUP and CHANNEL selector Or use the keypad and CE key for direct selection This operation is not necessary for programmed scanChannel resume scan Push SQL to turn OFF the squelch function if pro grammed scan is selected ch 2 ch 3 Push FUNC then SQL to start the scan To stop the scan repeat step again scan pauses CHANNEL rotation and some other switches also stop for 30 sec ch 1 ch 4 the scan then resumes after transmitting ch 5Programmed scan optional Scans the frequency range between the programmedch 159 ch 160 frqeuencies on channels 159 and 160 Scans fast when squelch is closed and slowly when squelch is open 7 3 SELECTING A I Selecting a frequency The transceiver has 05 to 300 MHz general coverage NOTE The selected frequency is used for tempo receive capability with 100 Hz resolution The receive rary receiving transmitting is not available This frequency can be changed instantly independent of frequency is cleared once the channel is changed the transmit frequency If you want to program a frequency refer to p 12 D Using the channel selector Select a channel which is programmed near the ALM RX frequency you want to receive TX DUP AGC Push the CE key to select frequency selection DSC F mode No indicator shows that the channel will CE s appears on the display be changed when rotating CHANNEL Rotate the CHANNEL selector to change the fre quency To return to the previous frequency push CE ALM RX s disappears and the previous frequency or channel DUP AGC TX name appears DSC F and frequency show that the frequency will be changed D Using the keypad EXAMPLE Setting 123450 MHz CAUTION A frequency can be entered into a user channel or ITU simplex channel by pushing Select non frqeuency ALM RX the RX key However when pushing and hold programmed channel AGC TX ing the RX key after entering a frequency the DSC F previously programmed contents are erased and ALM CE cannot be retrieved Therefore keypad entry RX AGC should be used only on spare channels TX DSC F Select the memory channel to be used for general 1 ALM coverage use RX AGC TX ALM DSC F RX AGC 2 3 TX ALM DSC F RX AGC 4 5 TX No frqeuency programmed channel for general DSC F coverage use 0 ALM mode and channel name do not appear RX AGC Push CE to select frequency selection mode TX Enter the desired frequency with 5 or 6 digits DSC F Push RX to input the frequency RX ALM RX Do not hold RX for more than 05 sec otherwise the AGC TX frequency will be programmed into the channel momentarily DSC F After temporarily receiving CE ALM RX AGC TX DSC F8 RECEIVE AND TRANSMIT 4I Basic voice receive and transmit Check the following in advance Adjust VOLUME to the desired audio level when Microphone is connected receiving a signal SPEAKER switch is turned off Push MODE to select the desired operating mode SQL switch is turned off if the received signal is in a different mode CLARITY control is set to the center position Push TUNE to tune the antenna tuner if con nected This operation is not necessary when automatic tuning is selected in set mode p 13 To transmit on the channel push and hold the PTT switch on the microphone TUNE flashes for 1 to 2 sec for the first transmission on a channel when an antenna tuner is connected microphone SQL After the flashing stops speak into the microphone connector at your normal voice level The RF meter shows the output power according to your SPEAKER CLARITY voice level Release the PTT switch to return to receive Select the desired channel to be received with the GROUP and CHANNEL selectors When receiving a signal the Smeter shows the signal strengthI Functions for transmit D Transmit frequency check When DUP appears on the display such as for a Push and hold TX FREQ to monitor the transmit fre shiptoshore channel the transmit frequency differs quency from the receive frequency TX FREQ In such cases the transmit frequency should be mon itored before transmitting to prevent interference to other stations The display shows the transmit frequency D Transmit power selection The transceiver has 3 selectable output powers Push FUNC then TX to call up the following dis High power allows longer distance communications play and low power reduces power consumption ALM RX Only 2 selectable output powers are available with some AGC TX versions In this case level 1 stands for 60 W the same as DSC F level 2 NOTE Low power setting affects all channels ex Rotate the CHANNEL selector to select high or cept the 2182 kHz emergency channel low output power 3 high power 150 W PEP NOTE Although power selection appears possi 2 middle power 60 W PEP ble with GMDSS versions only high power is 1 low power 20 W PEP available Push FUNC or CE to return to the previous dis play 9 4 RECEIVE AND TRANSMIT I Functions for receive D Squelch function The squelch function detects signals with voice com Push SQL to toggle the function on and off ponents and squelches mutes unwanted signals ALM such as unmodulated beat signals This provides RX DUP AGC quiet standby TX DSC SQL F When you need to receive weak signals the squelch SQL appears when the squelch function is turned on should be turned off D Noise blanker The noise blanker function reduces pulse type noise Push NB to toggle the function on and off such as that coming from engine ignitions ALM RX DUP AGC The noise blanker may distort reception of strong sig TX NB DSC F nals In such cases the noise blanker should be turned off NB appears when the noise blanker function is turned on D AGC off function The receiver gain is automatically adjusted according Push AGC to toggle the function on and off to received signal strength with the AGC Automatic ALM Gain Control function to prevent distortion from RX AGC AG strong signals and to obtain a constant output level TX DSC F When receiving weak signals with adjacent strong appears when the AGC function is deactivated signals or noise the AGC function may reduce the sensitivity In this situation the AGC function should be deactivated D RF gain setting The receiver gain can be reduced with the RF gain Push FUNC then RX to call up the following dis setting This may help to remove undesired weak sig play nals while monitoring strong signals ALM RX AGC Usually the AGC function reduces the RF gain ac TX DSC F cording to the receive signal strength and these weak signals are remove However during no signal recep tion these weak signals may not be heard Rotate the CHANNEL selector to set the desired minimum cutting level In such cases the RF gain may be useful for setting a 0 to 9 are available minimum level at which to hear signals Smeter shows the minimum permitted level Push FUNC or CE to exit the RF gain display D Clarity control Voice signals received from other stations may be dif Adjust CLARITY to improve the audio signal ficult to receive This may sometimes happen if a sta tion is transmitting slightly off frequency In such cases compensate the receive frequency only using the CLARITY control CLARITY10 RECEIVE AND TRANSMIT 4I CW operationThe transceiver has the following CW keying features CW key in set mode as described on page 15 Full breakin receiving is possible while transmitting Delay keying automatic transmission with keying Off manual transmission is necessary before keying Connect a CW keyer or an external electronic keyer to the ACC1 socket as shown at right Select the desired channel to operate CW mode When the selected channel is not in A1A mode CW key push MODE one or more times to select A1A pin 2 Operate the CW keyer to transmit a CW signal 4 2 5 1 3 NOTE CW mode is not available in some ver 6 8 7 pin 1 sions and CW narrow can be selected in set mode p 14 when an optional filter is installed already ACC1 socket builtin to the GMDSS versionsI FSK operationThe transceiver has FSK and J2B modes for FSK op FSK terminal unit FSK when using the builtin oscillatoruse J2B when using an AFSK terminal unit Connect an FSK terminal unit as shown at right Select the desired channel FSK ITU channel group ch 4001 to ch 25040 are avail able depending on version Push MODE one or more times to select the type pin 4 FSK keying of emission FSK or J2B Operate the FSK terminal unit pins 2 5 AF input 4 2 5 NOTE 1 3 TxRx control FSK shift frequency and FSK polarity can be 6 8 7 pin 3 adjusted in set mode p 14 Some transceivers my operate 17 kHz higher Ground ACC1 socket than the ICM710RTs J2B mode even when FSK terminal unit the same displayed frequencies are in useI Cross channel operationCross channel operation is available with some ver Cross channel operation examplesions to operate different channels for receive andtransmit ALM RX DUP AGC Select the desired channel for receive TX DSC F 0 1 2 3 4 A ITU simplex channels cannot be used While receiving Push TX then select the desired channel for transmit ALM flashes after pushing TX RX DUP AGC Push TX again to stop the blinking TX DSC F Operate the transceiver normally 0 1 2 3 4 A While transmitting Change the channel to clear the cross channel set tingThis function is available for Europe versions only 11 5 USER CHANNEL PROGRAMMING I Programming a frequency The ICM710RT has up to 160 NOTE ITU simplex channels can be programmed channels each with channel name capability of up to 7 as well as user channels However transmit fre alphanumeric characters quencies cannot be programmed as it is not neces sary D Receive frequency Select the desired channel to be programmed Push CE ALM RX Channels 1 to 160 maximum are programmable DUP AGC Push CE to select frequency selection mode TX DSC F s and frequency appear on the display Enter the desired frequency via the keypad5 or Frequency and appear 6 digits Set frequency ALM RX DUP Or rotate the CHANNEL selector to change the fre TX AGC quency DSC F To change the operating mode type of emission Use keypad or channel selector push MODE one or more times Push and hold RX ALM Push and hold RX for 1 sec to program the user RX DUP AGC channel TX DSC F Programming is completed D Transmit frequency Not applicable for General versions Push TX ALM RX Select the desired user channel to be programmed DUP AGC TX Push TX DSC F flashes flashes Push CE to select frequency selection mode Push CE ALM s and frequency appear on the display RX DUP AGC Enter the desired frequency via the keypad with 5 TX DSC F or 6 digits The CHANNEL selector cannot be used Push and hold TX for 1 sec to program Push and hold TX ALM RX Push TX to stop from flashing after entering a TX DUP AGC frqeuency DSC F D Channel names Select the desired user channel to be programmed Push FUNC ALM Push CHFREQ to select channel indication then CE RX DUP AGC Push FUNC then CE TX DSC F The channel name alphanumeric readout flashes flashes Rotate the GROUP selector for cursor position and the CHANNEL selector for name content Rotate GROUP ALM RX To return to the previous message push CE and CHANNEL DUP AGC TX Push and hold RX to program the name to select cursor and DSC F character Flashing stops Push RX ALM RX DUP AGC TX DSC F12 SET MODE 6I Set mode operationSet mode operation is used for programming infrequently changed values or conditions of functions NOTE Some of the set mode items described in this section are not available on some transceiver versions Push POWER to turn power off if necessary POWER FUNC 1 While pushing FUNC 1 push POWER to turn power on and enter set mode Rotate the GROUP selector to select the desired ALM RX Condition item AGC TX Item Rotate the CHANNEL selector to set the values or DSC F conditions for the selected item Turn power off and on again to exit set modeI Set mode contents 1 FSK ITU channels FSK ITU channels appear as a group between the FSK channels dont appear ITU 25 MHz band and user channels This FSK chan no SITOR operation nel group can be hidden for voice communication default only FSK channels appear for SITOR operation 2 Connected antenna tuner The transceiver has several tuner control systems for AT130 use with an optional Icom antenna tuner Select the default condition depending on the connected antenna tuner NOTE Internal switch selection may be required AT120 when using a nonIcom tuner p 23 AH3 3 Automatic tuning condition When the optional AT130 or AT130E automatic an ALM Tuning starts when pushing RX AGC PTT on a new frqeuency tenna tuner is connected tuning can be started auto TX matically without the TUNE switch for instant DSC F operation ALM Tuning starts only when RX If manual tuning is required this automatic operation AGC TUNE is pushed TX can be deactivated DSC F default 13 6 SET MODE 4 Scan type selection scantype only This item selects one of the following scan functions ALM Channel scan RX Scan is canceled when AGC Channel scan and channel resume scan search 5 TX transmitting DSC F default channels around a user selected channel or search all ITU channels in the band when an ITU channel is ALM Channel resume scan RX Scan pauses when squelch selected TX AGC opens then resumes after DSC F 10 sec Programmed scan optional searches signals within Channel resume scan ALM the frequency range and activates slowly while RX Scan operates over the fre AGC squelch is open and fast while squelch is closed TX quency range DSC F optional 5 Scan speed ALM Fastest scan speed This item adjusts the scan speed rate at which chan RX AGC nels are searched The scan speed can be set from TX DSC F 1 to 10 with 1 being the fastest and 10 being the slowest default 4 ALM Slowest scan speed RX AGC TX DSC F 6 Channel name and frequency Channel number The lower half of the display can be set to display a and channel name programmable channel name or a receive frequency alphanumeric according to operator needs default Channel number and frequency 7 CWFSK narrow filter This item selects the passband width for A1A CW ALM Passband FSK or J2B mode RX 23 kHz6 dB AGC TX default NOTE When on is selected without optional fil DSC F ter installation the Marine and General versions Passband ALM do not function in these modes The GMDSS ver RX 500 Hz6 dB GeneMarine AGC sions can use on as standard TX 350 Hz6 dB GMDSS DSC F 8 FSK shift frequency Several shift frequencies the difference between the Shift frequency mark and space frequency are used for FSK opera 170 Hz tion This item allows you to select a shift frequency default for almost any FSK system Shift frequency 425 Hz Shift frequency 850 Hz14 SET MODE 69 FSK polarityNormal and reverse polarities are available for FSK FSK normal This item allows you to select one of off normal FSK reverse key open mark key close spaceFSKREV on reverse key open space key close mark10 CW breakin Full breakinThe CW breakin function in A1A mode toggles Automatic keying and receive with CW keying Full breakin al delay time defaultlows you to receive signals between transmitted keying pulses during CW transmission Semi breakin Semi breakinallows you to mute receiving until keying stops with Automatic keying with delaysome delay time time OFF Manual transmission necessary for keying11 Microphone keys ALM Microphone keysThis item the keys on the HM RX activated120 HAND MICROPHONE P Y and Z Refer to TX AGC defaultp 4 to program the P key DSC F ALM Microphone keys RX deactivated AGC TX DSC F12 Remote control busy timerThis sets the time for which operation of one remote ALM Busy timer 5 sec RX is inhibited while operating the other The TX AGCtimer can be set from 0 to 180 sec DSC F13 ID number setting for remote controlWhen connecting an external controller such as apersonal computer 2digit ID codes are required to ALM NMEA ID 03 RX defaultaccess the transceiver The ICM701RT adopts TX AGCNMEA0183 format and uses a proprietary sentence DSC Ffor remote control ID 01 to 99 are available14 Remote control input terminal REMOTE socket ALMRemote control signals can be input via the RS RX default AGC232C socket or CLONE jack TX DSC F ALM CLONE jack RX AGC TX DSC F 15 7 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION I Supplied accessories RC21 REMOTE CONTROLLER ACCESSORIES DC power cable OPC568 1 Microphone HM120 1 Mounting bracket 1 Microphone hanger 1 Bracket knobs 8820000170 4 DC power cable OPC775 1 CONNECTORS Mounting bracket 1 DIN connector 8pin for ACC1 1 Bracket knobs 2 DIN connector 7pin for ACC2 1 NUTS AND BOLTS Tuner connector 56100000150 1 Selftapping screws Pins for tuner connector 6510019030 4 35 30 for mic hanger 2 DIN connector cover GMDSS onlyattach to the Flat washers M5 2 ACC sockets 1 Nuts M6 use 2 pcs for each bolt 10 NUTS AND BOLTS Spring washers M6 5 Allen bolt M6 50 4 Allen bolt M6 50 5 Selftapping screws M6 30 4 Selftapping screws 5 Nuts M6 use 2 pcs for each bolt 8 Flat washers M6 10 Flat washers M6 8 Ground lug M5 1 Spring washers M6 4 FUSES Selftapping screws FGB 30 A rear panel 2 35 30 for mic hanger 2 FGB 5 A internal 2 FUSES Depends on version FGB 30 A rear panel 2 FGB 5 A internal 2 I Attaching 1 remote controller16 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION 7I Attaching 2 remote controllers Controller Controller DC 136 V DC 136 V ICM710RT main unit DC 136 VD Set ID number D Intercom operationThe ID numbers for each remote controller must be set The intercom function allows you to communicate beproperly for the intercom function to operate see tween two remote Push FUNC and then push SPEAKER to turn the While pushing FUNC push POWER intercom function ON Channels 1 to 160 maximum are programmable INCOM blinks and beeps are emitted the blinking con Rotate the channel selector to select the desired tinues until the intercom function is cancelled unit ID number if desired Push FUNC to cancel the intercom function Default IDs are No 1 for the supplied remote controller Push and hold the PTT switch on the microphone and No 2 for an optional remote controller and speak into the microphone at a normal voice Push POWER turn the power OFF level The display stops blinking and the ID number of the re mote controller being used to transmit appears on both remote controller displays When no ID appears operators at either remote con troller are free to transmit When neither remote controller is used to transmit for 30 sec the intercom function is automatically cancelled Push FUNC to end intercom operation 17 7 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION I Attaching 2 remote controllers and a PC Controller Controller 136 V DC ICM710RT main unit DC 136 V Personal computer I Notes for remote control When more than 1 controller incl PC is con Volume adjustment is independently controlled by nected the controller or PC being operated at each remote controller PC any given time has priority The optional RSM710RT software allows you to When more than 1 controller incl PC is con program memory channels not available through nected the controller or PC not being operated is regular ICM710RT operation Refer to the RS inhibited for a specified time after another con M710RT online help for details troller or PC is operated This time can be pro grammed by your dealer The default inhibit time is CAUTION The rear of any connected remote 5 sec controller must be properly grounded We suggest using a wide copper ribbon p 22 When more than 1 controller incl PC is con nected operating one controller automatically up dates settings on the other controller PC18 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION 7I Connections on rear panel NOTE To meet European GMDSS reg ulations the following must be con nected to the ICM710RTGMDSS e o GM110 DSC TERMINAL UNIT PS65 or 66 DCDC CONVERTER UNIT AT130E AUTOMATIC ANTENNA TUNER i q u r t y w Optional AT130 12 V batteryq ANTENNA CONNECTOR p 23 u TUNER RECEPTACLE Connects a 50 HF band antenna with a 50 Connects a control cable to an optional AT130 or matched coaxial cable and a PL259 plug AT130E ANTENNA TUNER A female connector is supplied for connectionw GROUND TERMINAL IMPORTANT Connects a ships or vehicles i DC POWER RECEPTACLE ground See p 22 for details Connects to a regulated 1216 V DC power source such as a 12 V battery or DC power supply usinge ACC1 and ACC2 SOCKETS the supplied DC power cable See p 20 for details CAUTION DO NOT connect to a 24 V batteryr CLONE JACK This will damage the transceiver For Dealer use only o FUSE HOLDERSt DSC or REMOTE SOCKETS p 21 Hold two 30 A fuses for ve and ve terminals Re DSC socket for GMDSS an place both fuses when one fuse is blown optional GM110DSC DSC TERMINAL UNIT REMOTE socket for Marine and General ver sionsy MODAF SOCKET GMDSS versions only Connects an external terminal unit 19 7 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION I Connector information ACC1 PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS 1 CWK CW and FSK keying input Input level Less than 06 V for transmit 2 GND Connects to ground Connected in parallel with ACC2 pin 2 Inputoutput pin Ground level 05 to 08 V 3 SEND Goes to ground when transmitting Input current Less than 20 mA When grounded transmit Connected in parallel with ACC2 pin 3 Modulator input Input impedance 10 k 2 4 MOD 4 5 Usable when pin 3 is grounded Input level Approx 100 mV rms 1 8 3 AF detector output Output impedance 47 k 5 AF 6 7 Fixed regardless of AF position Output level 100300 mV rms 6 SCAN Starts scan when grounded Scan operation Less than 06 V Output current Max 1 A 7 136 V 136 V output when power is ON Connected in parallel with ACC2 pin 7 Control voltage 3 to 0 V 8 ALC ALC voltage Input impedance More than 10 k Connected in parallel with ACC2 pin 5 ACC1 Marine and general versions only ACC2ACC PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS Output voltage 8 V 03 V 1 8V Regulated 8 V output Output current Less than 10 mA 2 GND Same as ACC1 pin 2 2 3 SEND Same as ACC1 pin 3 4 5 1 3 4 NC No connection 6 7 5 ALC Same as ACC1 pin 8 6 RLC TR relay control output When transmitting 0 V less than 05 A 7 136 V Same as ACC1 pin 7 ACC2 Marine and general version ACC GMDSS version MICROPHONE PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS Audio input from the microphone 1 MIC Input impedance 600 element 2 NC No connection AF output controlled with VOLUME 3 AF1 2 1 Connected to pin 4 in the microphone 7 3 AF input 4 AF2 8 6 Connected to pin 3 in the microphone 4 5 5 PTT PTT switch input When grounded transmits 6 GND Connected to ground 7 MIC Coaxial ground for MIC 8 AF Coaxial ground for AF1 and AF2 TUNER PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS 1 KEY Key signal input 05 to 08 V during tuning 2 START Start signal output Pulled up 8 V 0 V 100 msec as a start signal 3 136V 136 V output Maximum current 2 A E Negative terminal USA version See below for Europe version 4 ANTC Antenna current input Input level Approx 2 V rms20 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION 7 DSC PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS Modulation input from a DSC Input impedance 600 1 DMD terminal unit Input level Approx 075 V rms 2 DMD Coaxial ground for DMD AF detector output for a DSC Input impedance 600 3 DAF 6 9 terminal unit Input level Approx 02525 V rms 4 DAF Coaxial ground for DAF 5 NMI NMEA data output NMEA standard formatlevel 1 5 6 NMI Coaxial ground for NMI 7 NMO NMEA data output NMEA standard formatlevel 8 NMO Coaxial ground for NMO 9 GND Ground for digital equipmentMODAF PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS Modulation input for an external Input impedance 600 1 NMD terminal unit Input level Approx 100 mV rms 2 NMD Coaxial ground for NMD AF detector output for an external Input impedance 600 3 NAF terminal unit Input level Approx 02525 V rms 6 9 4 NAF Coaxial ground for NAF Ground level 05 to 08 V 5 NSEN Transmits when grounded Input level Less than 20 mA 1 5 6 NC No connection 7 NC No connection 8 NC No connection 9 GND Ground for digital equipment REMOTE PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS Modulation input from an external Input impedance 600 1 MOD terminal unit Input level Approx 100 mV rms 2 MOD Coaxial ground for MOD AF detector output for an external Input impedance 600 3 AF 6 9 terminal unit Input level Approx 02525 V rms 4 AF Coaxial ground for AF 5 NMI NMEA data input NMEA standard formatlevel 1 5 6 NMI Coaxial ground for NMI 7 NMO NMEA data output NMEA standard formatlevel 8 NMO Coaxial ground for NMO 9 GND Ground for digital equipment DC 136V PIN PIN NAME DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATIONS 1 2 3 1 4 7 DC input positive Max power consumption 30 A4 6 2 5 8 DC input negative 7 8 9 21 7 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION I Ground connection The transceiver remote controller RC21 and an Good ground points tenna tuner MUST have an adequate ground connec Ships ground terminal tion Otherwise the overall efficiency of the External ground plate transceiver and antenna tuner installation will be re External copper screen duced Electrolysis electrical shocks and interference Acceptable ground points from other equipment could also occur Stainless steel tuna tower Stainless steel stanchion For best results use the heaviest gauge wire or strap Through mast available and make the connection as short as possi Through hull ble Ground the transceiver RC21 and antenna tuner Metal water tank to one ground point otherwise voltage differences be tween 2 ground points may cause electrolysis Undesirable ground points these points may cause electrolysis u CAUTION The ICM710RT has either a negative Engine block ground or floating ground depending on version Keel bolt NEVER connect the negative ground type to a Unusable ground points plusgrounding ship otherwise the transceiver will these connections may cause an explosion or elec not function trical shock Gas or electrical pipe Ground system example Fuel tank or oilcatch pan RC21 Transceiver Optional AT130E yyyyyy yyyyyy yyyyyy Copper pipe Metal object yyyyyy Copper screen I Power source The transceiver requires regulated DC power of 136 DC power cable connection V and at least 30 A There are 3 ways to supply NOTE Use terminals power for the cable connection Direct connection to a 12 V battery in your ship through the supplied DC power cable Crimp Use the PS60 DC POWER SUPPLY to connect to an red AC outlet black Use the PS66 DCDC CONVERTER to connect to a 1932 V DC power source u CAUTION The supplied DC power cable MUST be Solder 12 V used to provide power to the transceiver AVOID ex battery ceeding the 3 m 10 ft length of the DC power Supplied cable If it is necessary to make a run of over 3 m DC power cable use 6 or similar weight cable instead of the sup plied DC power cable for a maximum run of 6 m 20 ft22 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION 7I AntennaMost stations operate with a whip or long wire insu With a 50 matched antenna all marine bands canlated backstay antenna However these antennas not be used The following antenna matcher or ancannot be connected directly to the transceiver since tenna tuner may be helpful for antenna impedance may not be matched with the transceiver antenna connector D MN100MN100L ANTENNA MATCHERS Antenna wire MN100MN100L D AT130AT130E AUTOMATIC ANTENNA TUNER To antenna element AT130E ICM710RT E 136 START KEY KEY START 136 E Control cable sold separately Coaxial cable An optional OPC566 is available D NonIcom tuner Some nonIcom tuners may be used with the ICM Please consult your dealer or marina if you wish to connect one The following internal settings may be required for connection Supplies 8 V when push Grounded when pushing TUNE ing TUNE used for AT130Edefault S9 Start port level Accepts LOW as an an Accepts HIGH as an answer back signal swer back signal used for AT130Edefault S11 Key port input 23 7 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION I Mounting u CAUTION KEEP the transceiver and microphone at least 1 meter away from your vessels magnetic nav D Mounting location igation compass Select a location that provides easy access to the front panel for navigation safety has good ventilation and is Check the installation angle the display may not be not subject to sea spray The controller should be at 90 easy to read at some angles degrees to your line of sight when operating it D Mounting the controllermain body Spring washer Spring washer Flat washers Flat washers Nuts Use two nuts to prevent loosening Nuts Use two nuts to prevent loosening D Transceiver dimensions 116 mm 116 mm 4916 in 4916 in 292 mm 1112 in 66 mm 21932 in 317 mm 292 mm 121516 in 1112 in24 CONNECTIONS AND INSTALLATION 7I Installing internal optionsD Opening the caseFollow the case and cover opening procedures Front sealingshown here when you want to install an option or adjust a setting for nonIcom tuner control Rear sealing Remove the 9 screws from the rear panel then re move the rear frame and rear sealing Remove the transceiver case When reassembling the transceiver check the fol lowing points Internal fan and slits in the case are on the same side Front sealing is mated correctly Rear sealing is attached in the proper orienta Rear frame tion Screws are tightened securelyD Installing an optional filter and alarm unitAfter opening the case as shown above install thedesired option to the position as at right These options are available or already builtin for the Version Marine General FL100 optional optional Space for UT95 CWFSK NARROW FILTER UT95 builtin optional 2TONE ALARM UNITAfter installing the 2tone alarm unit into a Generalversion remove the plastic cover on the ALARMswitch to use the switch Space for the FL100 Plug in here Right or left orientation is okayI Fuse replacementThe transceiver has 3 fuses to protect internal circuitry 2 fuses for the fuse holder on the rear paneland 1 for inside If the transceiver stops the fuses below 30 A 5A 25 8 What appears to be equipment malfunction may not be damaging or difficult to solve Check the following chart before making any adjustments or sending the trans ceiver to an Icom Service Center PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION REF POWER Power does not come on Power cable is improperly connected Reconnect the cable securely p 19 when POWER is pushed Blown fuse Check for cause then replace the fuse p 25 with a spare one No sound comes from the The SPEAKER switch is turned ON Turn OFF the SPEAKER switch p 2 speaker Microphone is not connected Connect the microphone to the MI p 2 CROPHONE connector RF gain is set too deeply and several Push FUNC then RX to reset the p 10 segments of the Smeter appear RF gain RF GAIN 9 applies audio The squelch is closed Push SQL switch to turn the squelch p 10 OFF Sensitivity is low and only Antenna is not properly matched to Push TUNE to tune the connected p 13 strong signals are audible the operating frequency antenna tuner or select automatic tun ing using set mode when an optional RECEIVE AT130E is connected RF gain is set too deeply Push FUNC then RX to reset the p 10 RF gain Wrong tuner condition is selected in Set to the proper condition for the con p 13 set mode nected tuner Received audio is unclear Wrong type of emission is selected Push MODE to select the proper op p 9 or distorted erating mode AGC is deactivated while receiving a Push AGC to activate the AGC func p 10 strong signal tion Noise blanker is turned ON when re Push NB to turn the noise blanker p 10 ceiving a strong signal OFF The CLARITY control is rotated too Adjust the CLARITY control to receive p 10 far clockwise or proper audio output Your signal does not reach The transmit power is set low Push FUNC then TX to reset the p 9 as far away as usual transmit power RFPWR 3 is maxi mum power Antenna tuner is improperly matched Push TUNE to tune the connected p 9 or to the operating frequency when man antenna tuner or select automatic tun p 13 ual tuning is selected ing using set mode TRANSMIT CW or FSK mode is selected for voice Push MODE to select J3E mode or p 9 transmission H3E R3E etc Transmit signal is unclear Wrong type of emission is selected Push MODE to select the proper op p 9 or distorted erating mode Microphone is too close to your Speak into the microphone naturally mouth and do not hold the microphone too close to your mouth No contact is possible with Wrong transmit frequency is set Push TX FREQ to check and store p 8 another station the correct transmit frequency Frequency cannot be set The CE key is not pushed s does Push CE s appears then enter p 8 via the keypad not appear before digit entry the desired frequency DISPLAY 2182 kHz is selected with the Push 2182KHz then set the fre p 6 2182KHz switch quency FSK ITU channels cannot SITOR operation is set OFF in set Set SITOR to ON in set mode p 13 be selected mode26 OPTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS 9I Specifications TRANSMITTER Output powerGENERAL Below 25 MHz 15060201 W PEP Frequency coverage 125 W PEP GMDSS only2 Receive 500 kHz29999 MHz Above 25 MHz 60201 W PEP Transmit 16 275 MHz 85 W PEP GMDSS only2 Mode J3E USBLSB H3E J2B AFSK F1B FSK 1Except for Europe versions 2The output power of GMDSS ver R3E A1A CW available modes differ with version sions is provided by the AT130E antenna tuner Number of channels 1136 channels max Spurious emissions 65 dB USA 60 dB Europe 160 user programmable 242 ITU Carrier suppression 40 dB Unwanted sideband suppression 55 dB SSB duplex 72 ITU SSB simplex Microphone impedance 600 662 ITU FSK duplex Antenna impedance 50 nominal Usable temp range 30C to 60C 22F to 140F RECEIVER Frequency stability 20C to 60C Sensitivity 05149999 MHz 10 Hz J3E R3E J2B A1A F1B 63 V 0515999 MHz 15299999 MHz 20 Hz GMDSS 10 Hz for 12 dB SINAD 10 V 1617999 MHz Power supply requirement 136 V DC15 05 V 18299999 MHz negative and floating grounds H3E available depending on version for 10 dB SN 32 V 0515999 MHz Maximum current drain at 138 V DC 63 V 1617999 MHz Main unit 30 A transmit at max power 32 V 18199999 MHz Controller 12 A receive at max audio Spurious response rejection ration Dimensions projections not included 16299999 MHz More than 70 dB Main unit 292W117H317D mm Audio output power 45 W at 10 distortion with in a 4 load Controller 292W116H66D mm Audio output impedance 4 to 8 in Clarity variable range 150 Hz Weight Main unit 745 kg 16 lb 7 oz negative ground 765 kg 16 lb 14 oz GMDSS version Controller 12 kg 2 lb 12 oz All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligationI DSC TERMINAL UNIT RC21 CONTROLLER UNIT6 channel emergency scanning receiver for distress calls se Additional controller unit allows intercom function Up to 2lective calls etc Distress switch box attached controller unit can be AUTOMATIC ANTENNA TUNER HS50 HANDSETMatches the transceiver to a long wire antenna with a mini Provides better audio reception during offshore conditionsmum of insertion loss and comes in handy for listening privacy on boardOPC566 SHIELDED CONTROL CABLE HM120 HAND control canble helps protect the transceiver from Same as supplied with some versions of the ICM710RTRF feedback and extends separation between tuner and FL100 CWFSK NARROW up to 10 m Allows better receiver selectivity for CW and FSKMN100 ANTENNA MATCHER Bandwidth 500 Hz6 dBMatches the transceiver to a dipole antenna Covers all HF Not necessary with GMDSS versionsbands from 15 to 30 MHz 8 m 2 antenna wires come at UT95 2TONE ALARM UNITtached Provides an alarm transmission for emergency use duringMN100L ANTENNA MATCHER maritime operation Builtin to marine and GMDSS the transceiver to a dipole antenna Covers all HF OPC772 SEPARATION CABLEbands from 15 to 30 MHz 15 m 1 antenna wire comes at For extending the separation between the controller andtached main unit Cable length 20 m 674 ftAH710 FOLDED DIPOLE ANTENNA RSM710RT REMOTE CONTROL SOFTWARECovers from 19 to 30 MHz band Has an SO239 connec Controls the ICM710RT from your PC Microsoft Wintor Easy to assemble nonkink construction dows 95 onlyPS60 DC POWER SUPPLY MB70 FLUSH MOUNT KITProvides 136 V DC 30 A output from an AC outlet For mounting a controller or the RC21 to a panelPS6566 DCDC 136 V DC 30 A output from a 10516 V PS65or 1932 V PS66 DC power source 27Count on us Corporate Headquarters Communication Equipment 2380 116th Avenue NE Bellevue WA 98004 USA Himmelgeister Str 100 Phone 425 4548155 Fax 425 4541509 D40225 Dsseldorf Germany URL Phone 0211 346047 Fax 0211 333639 URL Customer Service Phone 425 4547619 A Division of Icom America Inc Edificio Can Castanyer Crta 3071 5 Road Unit 9 Richmond BC Gracia a Manresa km 14750 V6X 2T4 Canada 08190 Sant Cugat Del Valles Barcelona SPAIN Phone 604 2737400 Fax 604 2731900 Phone 3 589 46 82 Fax 3 589 04 46 Email icomlleidacom ACN 006 092 575 Unit 9 Sea St Herne Bay Kent CT6 8LD UK 290294 Albert Street Brunswick Phone 01227 741741 Fax 01227 741742 Victoria 3056 Australia URL Phone 03 9387 0666 Fax 03 9387 0022 6F No 68 Sec 1 ChengTeh 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