User manual ICOM IC-GM1600

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[. . . ] INSTRUCTION MANUAL iGM1600 SURVIVAL CRAFT 2-WAY RADIO This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the condition that this device does not cause harmful interference. SAFETY TRAINING INFORMATION Your Icom radio generates RF electromagnetic energy during transmit mode. This radio has been evaluated for compliance at the distance of 2. 5 cm with the FCC RF exposure limits for "Occupational Use Only". In addition, your Icom radio complies with the folW ARN ING lowing Standards and Guidelines with regard to RF energy and electromagnetic energy levels and evaluation of such levels for exposure to humans: · FCC OET Bulletin 65 Edition 97-01 Supplement C, Evaluating Compliance with FCC Guidelines for Human Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields. [. . . ] e Push [Y]/[Z] to select the desired channel. - When receiving a signal, the [TRANSMIT/RECEIVE] indicator lights green while audio is emitted from the speaker. - Further adjustment of [VOL] may be necessary at this point. IMPORTANT: To maximize the readability of your transmitted signal, pause a moment after pushing [PTT], hold the microphone 5 to 10 cm (2 to 4 inches) from your mouth and speak into the microphone at a normal voice level. NOTE: The transceiver has a power save function to conserve the battery power. The power save function activates automatically when no signal is received for 5 sec. 4 r Push [Hi/Lo· ] to select the output power if necessary. - "LOW" appears when low power is selected; no indication when high power is selected. - Choose low power to conserve battery power, choose high power for longer distance communications. - Some channels are for low power only. t Push to transmit y Release to receive MIC/SP q Power ON w Set volume Speaker t Push and hold [PTT] to transmit, then speak into the microphone. - The [TRANSMIT/RECEIVE] indicator lights red while transmitting. Microphone w Set the squelch level y Release [PTT] to receive. w Set the squelch level e Select channel r Select output power 8 4 BASIC OPERATION I Call channel programming The call channel switch is used to select Channel 9* by default, however, you can program your most often-used channel for quick recall. *The channel number depends on version. I Adjusting the squelch level To adjust the IC-GM1600's squelch level, use the [Y]/[Z] keys. In order to receive signals properly, the squelch must be adjusted to the proper level. q Push [SQL·MONI], then adjust the squelch level with [Y]/[Z]. - "SQL" indicator starts blinking. - There are 11 squelch levels to choose from: OP is completely open; 10 is tight squelch; 1 is loose squelch level. q Push [CALL] to select the call channel. · "CALL" and call channel number appear. w Push [SQL·MONI] again to return to normal condition. - When no switch is pushed for 5 sec. , the transceiver returns to normal condition. w Push [CALL] again for 3 sec. (until a long beep changes to 2 short beeps) to enter call channel programming condition. · Call channel number to be programmed flashes. Blinks during the squelch level adjutment. Push e Push [Y]/[Z] to select the desired channel. Indicates the squelch level. r Push [CALL] to program the displayed channel as the call channel. · The call channel number stops flashing. 9 BASIC OPERATION 4 I Lock function This function electronically locks all keys (except for [PTT], [SQL·MONI] and [Hi/Lo· ]) to prevent accidental channel changes and function access. to turn the lock function ON and OFF. I Monitor function The monitor function releases the noise squelch mute to check the volume level. and keep holding to activate the monitor function. ·" " appears and audio is emitted. 4 Push for 1 sec. Appears while the lock function is used. I Backlighting function This function is convenient for nighttime operation. 12) Push any key except for [PTT] to turn the backlighting ON. ·" " appears and audio is emitted. of inactivity. I Signal strength indicator The received signal strength level is indicated by number of bars as below. · Only the antenna mark appears when receiving no signal or a very weak signal when the signal strength indicator is set to ON in the SET mode (p. 14) if desired. I VOX function (FOR ON-BOARD USE ONLY) The VOX function (voice operated transmission) starts transmission without pushing [PTT] when you speak into the microphone; then automatically returns to receive when you stop speaking (hands-free operation becomes possible). NOTE: An optional headset and headset adapter (OPC1392) is required for the VOX operation. Push and hold [SQL·MONI], then push [Hi/Lo· ] to turn the VOX function ON/OFF while connecting the optional headset and headset adapter to the [MIC/SP] connector. · "VOX" appears on the LCD while the VOX function is ON. · The "VOX gain" and "VOX delay" can be set in the SET mode. 14 and 15) Indication Signal strength Strong Middle Weak No signal or Very weak 10 5 SET MODE I SET mode programming SET mode is used to change the condition of 11 transceiver functions: beep tone function, monitor switch action, backlighting function, LCD contrast selection, auto power save function, self check function, battery voltage indicator, signal strength indicator, squelch sensitivity function, VOX gain* and VOX delay*. *Available for on-board use only. D SET mode operation q Turn power OFF. [. . . ] 2. 5 cm (1 inch) from your mouth, and speak in a normal voice level. 10 06 10 13 16 68 72 77 CHANNEL LIST FOR SURVIVAL OPERATION TX/RX 156. 300 MHz 156. 500 MHz 156. 650 MHz 156. 800 MHz 156. 425 MHz 156. 625 MHz 156. 875 MHz Channel number 08 11 14 17* 69 73 TX/RX 156. 400 MHz 156. 550 MHz 156. 700 MHz 156. 850 MHz 156. 475 MHz 156. 675 MHz Channel number 09 12 15* 67 71 74 TX/RX 156. 450 MHz 156. 600 MHz 156. 750 MHz 156. 375 MHz 156. 575 MHz 156. 725 MHz Channel number *U. S. A. version is low power only 23 TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION · Change to a new battery pack (Survival). Transmitting is impos- · Some channels are for low power or resible, or high power ceive only. · Set the beep tones to ON (Fix Beep/User Beep) on the SET mode. [. . . ]


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