Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product FM-8700 Furuno
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VHF RADIOTELEPHONE MODEL FM-8700 .
C 9 - 52, Ashihara - cho, Nishinomiya, Japan Telephone: 0798 - 65 - 2111 Telefax: 0798 - 65 - 4200 Your Local Agent/Dealer All rights reserved. PUB. No. OME - 56 1 70 FM - 8700 ( YOSH ) FIRST EDITION : APR .
i i i i i i i i i i i i i i CANCELING DISTRESS ALERT If less than five seconds has elapsed since the [DISTRESS] key was pressed, the distress alert may be canceled by pressing the [ALARM STOP] key . Otherwise, do the following: 1. Switch off equipment immediately .
ii Do not touch any part of the antenna when the equipment is transmitting. Electrical shock can result. Use the proper fuse. Use of a wrong fuse can result in fire or permanent equipment damage. Do not use the equipment for other than its intended purpose.
iii T ABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD ..................................................................................................................... v SYSTEM CONFIGURA TION ........................................................................
iv 4.5 Preparing and Saving Messages ............................................................................... 4-16 4.6 W riting Over Files .................................................................................................... 4-18 4.
v FOREWORD A W ord to FM-8700 Owners Congratulations on your choice of the FURUNO FM-8700 VHF Radiotelephone. W e are confident you will see why the FURUNO name has become synonymous with quality and reliability . For over 40 years FURUNO Electric Company has enjoyed an enviable reputation for quality marine electronics equipment.
vi Features The FURUNO FM-8700 is a cost-effective all-in-one marine VHF radio system consisting of a 25 W VHF radiotelephone, a DSC modem, a CH 70 watch receiver , and a duplexer unit. It complies with GMDSS carriage requirements for safety and general com- munications.
vii SYSTEM CONFIGURA TION The FM-8700 is a highly advanced, full-duplex, fully synthesized 25 W VHF transceiver with DSC terminal. It is designed to satisfy the stringent requirements of marine communications, and com- plies with GMDSS carriage requirements for safety and general communications.
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1-1 1. VHF RADIOTELEPHONE OPERA TIONAL OVER VIEW The FM-8700 system consists of a transceiver unit, a duplexer unit and two antennas. The transceiver unit contains a VHF transmit- ter, receiver , and channel 70 watch receiver module. All opera- tions are controlled on its front panel.
1-2 1.2 VHF Controls, Indications Control Function CHANNEL/ MODE CHANNEL (Rotary control): Selects a channel. MODE (Push): Changes modes in order of INTL, USA, WX and PRIV. (USA, WX and PRIV modes available where permitted.) SQUELCH/ DW/SCAN SQUELCH (Rotary control): Mutes the receiver when no signal is present on the channel selected.
1-3 1.4 Selecting Channel Modes, Channels Selecting channel modes While pressing the CHANNEL selector , press the CH16 key to select the channel mode: International, USA (in the case of USA channel permitted), private (if authorized), or weather mode (USA channel permitted).
1-4 1.7 T ransmitting Press the PTT (Press-to-talk) switch on the handset or microphone to talk, and release it to listen for the response. The VHF section keyboard accepts no key input when the PTT switch is operated. Remarks on transmitting • Before transmitting, think about the subjects which have to be communicated and, if necessary , prepare written notes to avoid unnecessary interruptions and ensure that no valuable time is wasted on a busy channel.
1-5 1.1 1 Dual W atch The dual watch function permits watch on CH16 and another se- lected channel. CH16 and another channel are watched at intervals of 0.15 seconds and one second, respectively . T o start DW , first select the other frequency to watch and then press the SQUELCH control.
1-6 1.13 Remarks on V oice Communications Automatic acknowledge (DSC operation) is automatically changed to manual acknowledge when voice communications begin. (The “auto” indication, however , remains on the screen.) This is done to prevent break in communications.
2-1 2. DSC TERMINAL OPERA TIONAL OVER VIEW Digital Selective Calling (DSC) is the globally adapted system by the ITU-R and IMO for selective calling of coast station and ship radio stations. The DSC system is used for both safety and routine. The GMDSS requires the use of DSC for distress alerting and safety calls.
2-2 LED warnings The four LEDs surrounding the [DISTRESS] key light continu- ously when the distress signal is transmitted. • The upper two of the four LEDs surrounding the [ALARM ST OP] key blink (and alarm sounds) when distress or urgent message is received.
2-3 DSC control description 1 POSITION 2 AUTO ACK 3 TEST CANCEL 4 PRINT 5 CONTRAST 6 VOLUME 7 FILE 8 RCVD 9 XMTD SELECT 0 ENT Key Function/Purpose 0 9 Enter numeric data. Cancels wrong data and restores previous menu. Adjusts illumination of LED and keys in four levels.
2-4 2.2 DSC Operational Overview Standby display When the FM-8700 is turned on, the following display appears. This display is known as the “standby display .” This is where you will begin most operations. Watch VHF CH70 auto Standby display screen  key pressed to get "auto" screen.
2-5 Preparing and transmitting DSC messages There are two methods by which you can prepare and transmit DSC messages, and they are shown below . Preparing message for immediate transmission Prepare message and then transmit it as follows: * VHF call message * Format ? INDIVIDUAL Standby display For how to prepare a DSC message, refer to page 4-1.
2-6 Distress alert transmission and output power When the distress alert is transmitted (by pressing the [DISTRESS] key), the output power of the FM-8700 is automatically set to maxi- mum (25 W). When keyboard input is prohibited The DSC section keyboard accepts no key input while a DSC mes- sage is being transmitted.
2-7 2.3 T urning Remote & Auto Acknowledge On/Off T o enable or disable AUT O ACK and remote control, press the [2} key . Each press of the key enables or disables automatic acknowl- edge and remote control function in the sequence shown below .
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3-1 3. DSC DISTRESS COMMUNICA TIONS 3.1 Distress Alert T ransmission 1 2 .
3-2 Commence voice communications with coast station on CH16. * Received * DISTRESS ACK ID : 001234567 ID of station (usually coast station) which transmitted DIST ACK. (from previous page) 1. Provide the following information to the coast station: Distr ess call (1) Speak slowly and distinctly , “MA YDA Y , MA YDA Y , MA Y - DA Y ,” pronounced as the French expression “m’aider .
3-3 3.2 Manual Entry of Ship’ s Position and T ime Entering data manually If automatic position input is lost for one minute the message "EPFS error" appears. In this case, enter position manually as below . Position < > NORTH= ° S E= ° W UTC= : Enter time (UTC).
3-4 3.3 Canceling a Distress Call Within five seconds after pressing the [DISTRESS] key If the [DISTRESS] key is pressed by mistake, press the [ALARM STOP] key immediately (within 5 seconds). The distress call will be canceled. CH16 TX CHANNEL MODE(PUSH) REM USA WX PRIV HI LOW LOW DISTRESS ALARM STOP DISTRESS CANCEL CALL * Ready for calling * DISTRESS CALL CH70 [ALARM STOP] key Figur e 3-1 ALARM ST OP key If more than five seconds elapses after the [DISTRESS] key is pressed 1.
3-5 3.4 Receiving Distress Alert from Other V essel, T ransmitting DIST ACK Signal In no case is a ship permitted to transmit a DSC distr ess r elay call on r eceipt of a DSC distress alert on VHF channel 70. Procedure when in area A1 1. When the FM-8700 receives a distress alert from another ves- sel the upper two LEDs (Red) near the [ALARM STOP] key blink and the FM-85700 sounds the distress alarm.
3-6 Flow chart for determining if you should/should not transmit DIST ACK signal Press [ALARM STOP] key to silence alarm. DSC Distress alert received. Listen on CH16 for 5 minutes. Did you receive acknowledge from CS and/or RCC? Is own vessel able to assist? No Is distress traffic in progress? No Is distress call continuing? Acknowledge the alert by radiotelphony to the ship in distress on VHF CH16.
3-7 T ransmitting DIST ACK over CH16 Select VHF CH16 and transmit DIST ACK to vessel in distress. Relay the distress alert to a coast station over DSC. Follow the instructions of the coast station. Transmit DIST ACK to vessel in distress over DSC CH70.
3-8 T ransmitting DIST ACK signal T o transmit the DIST ACK signal, do the following: * Received * DISTRESS CALL ID: CH70 Acknowledge call < > ACK RELAY END --- * Ready for calling * DIST ACK CALL CH70 1 Press the [ALARM STOP] key to silence the alarm.
3-9 3.5 Distress Alert Relay When you should relay a distress alert Y ou may relay a distress alert in the following conditions; 1 When the station in distress is not itself in a position to trans- mit the distress message, or 2 When the master or person responsible for the vessel not in distress, or the person responsible for the coast station, consid- ers that further help is necessary .
3-10 Nature of distress ? UNDESIGNATED DISTRESS Position < > NORTH= * Ready for calling * DIST RELAY ALL CH70 (from previous page) To designate nature of distress, press the [SELECT] key. If nature of distress is unknown, press the [ENT] key followed by the [SELECT] key.
3-11 DISTRESS RELAY ALL Dist ship ID: * No ack call received * (from previous page) (Distress ship ID appears on second line.) Returns to standby display. ID of vessel in distress Counts down from five minutes. * Call in progress * DISTRESS RELAY ALL (Transmitting distress relay to all ships/coast station.
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4-1 4. DSC OPERA TION FOR NON-DISTRESS CASES 4.1 T ransmitting Individual Calls The individual call is for sending message to a specific station. After transmitting message (called ACK RQ transmission), wait to receive the acknowledge back (ACK BQ) signal from receiving station.
4-2 Detailed procedure for transmitting an individual call Prepare and transmit a message as follows: Watch VHF CH70 * VHF call message * Format ? Call type < > IND TEL ALL --- * VHF call message * Format: INDIVIDUAL Press the [ENT] key. Press the [ENT] key.
4-3 (from previous page) * Ready for calling INDIVIDUAL CALL CH70 * Wait for ack BQ * Next CH70 5.0 min Press the [ENT] key. Transmission time about 0.5 seconds Select mode desired. Usually select SMP or DUP . Telecom1? ? Telecom2: Telecom1 < > SMP Dup DAT FAX NO Channel? Press the [SELECT] key.
4-4 (Fr om pr evious page) After receiving the ACK BQ signal, do the following: * Wait for ack BQ * Next CH70 * Received * ACK BQ ID: ROUTINE Received station ID ABLE: Receiving station accepts working channel proposed by your ship. UNABLE: "16" is displayed when other ship rejected working channel proposed by your ship.
4-5 4.2 Receiving Individual Calls (ACK RQ) When an individual call is received, the FM-8700 responds to the call depending on the setting of automatic acknowledge (AUT O ACK) function: • AUTO ACK “ON” (“Auto” appears.) The DSC transmits the acknowledge back (ACK BQ) signal automatically .
4-6 Receiving individual call with AUTO ACK ON * Auto ack * ID: Automatic transmission of ACK BQ (Alarm sounds.). ABLE or UNABLE appears. When "able to comply" is selected.("ABLE" appears.) Since the channel of the FM-8700 is automatically set to the channel designated by a transmitting station, voice communication can be initiated by you or transmitting station.
4-7 Receiving ACK RQ with AUTO ACK OFF After verifying contents of receive message, manually transmit the ACK BQ signal by pressing the [CALL] key within five minutes. If the signal is transmitted more than five minutes after reception of ACK RQ signal, it is treated as an ACK RQ signal rather than an ACK BQ signal.
4-9 4.3 T ransmitting All Ships Calls Purpose of all ships call The All Ships Call is used to transmit important ship’ s safety mes- sage, safety of life at sea message or meteorological warning. After transmitting message, you can communicate by voice over the FM-8700.
4-10 Detailed procedure for transmitting an all ships call Watch VHF CH70 auto * VHF call message * Format ? Call type < > IND TEL ALL --- * VHF call message * Format: ALL SHIPS Press the [ENT] key. Press the [ENT] key. Category ? Telecom1: Category < > DIS URG SAF ROU Press the [ENT] key.
4-11 Telecom1 < > SMP DUP DAT --- Telecom2: No information Channel ? (from previous page) Press the [ENT] key. To return to previous menu, press the [ t ] key. Working channel < > input digits = 16 * Ready for calling * ALL SHIPS CALL CH70 * Call in progress * ALL SHIPS CALL CH70 Press the [ENT] key.
4-12 4.4 Receiving All Ships Calls When an all ship ’ s call is received while conducting voice com- munications, press  (AUTO ACK) to switch to VHF channel. The all ship ’ s call, transmitted by coast station or ship station, pro- vides navigation and weather alerts and emergency information.
4-13 Detailed procedure for receiving an all ships call while on hook Receive call < > END NEXT DEL Watch VHF CH70 auto Select END and press the [ENT] key. End SIMPLEX NO INFORM Channel: CH25 EOS: EOS ECC: OK Press the [ENT] key. Press the [ENT] key.
4-14 Receiving an all ships call in off hook status Basic procedure for receiving an all ships call while off hook Notice of All Ships Call arrives while communicating with other ship. Watch DSC CH70. Receive All Ships Call. Press the  key. Press [ALARM STOP ] key to silence alarm.
4-15 Detailed procedure for receiving an all ships call while off hook Below is the sequence for manually acknowledging an all ships call when the handset is off hook. Watch manual * Received * ALL SHIPS CALL ID: 007654321 Safety SIMPLEX NO INFORM Channel: CH25 Press the [2 (AUTO ACK)] key followed by the [ENT] key to change channel.
4-16 4.5 Preparing and Saving Messages There are two ways to prepare and transmit a message: 1. Prepare a message for immediate transmission. (Refer to page 4-1.) 2. Prepare a message and store it for later transmission. Y ou can save up to 59 transmit messages (excluding distress mes- sages) to the memory .
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4-18 4.6 W riting Over Files Y ou may write over unnecessary files. Simply prepare a message and store it under file number of unnecessary file. How to write over files Example: Y ou want to write over file saved under file number 01. Watch VHF CH70 * VHF call message M * Format ? * Ready for filing * Call message <New> 02 /59: Call message < > 01 /59: A1 Name < A1 > END ABCDEFG * Same file name exists * Duplicate name? YES NO Press [SELECT],  and [ENT] key in that order.
4-19 4.7 Opening, T ransmitting Files Opening a file Watch VHF CH70 Call message < > /59: * Ready for calling * Press the [7 (FILE)] key. / (Enter file no.) / Press the [ENT] key. File name To view contents of message, press the [ENT] key successively.
4-20 4.8 T ransmit/Receive Message Memory The transmit message memory stores up to 50 transmitted mes- sages (numbered 1 to 50) on a first-in, first-out basis. This means each time you save a transmitted message it is filed as log no. 1 and the log no.
4-21 T ransmitting retrieved message Y ou can transmit a retrieved message as follows: Xmitted log No. <1/50> AD: Routine DUP TP No infor Channel: EOS: ACK RQ Press the [ENT] key. Press the [ENT] key. Call again < > CALL END NEXT DEL Channel ? * Ready for calling * INDIVIDUAL CALL CH70 Press the [ENT] key.
4-22 Receive message memory All received messages are automatically saved to the memory and filed according to category , DISTRESS or ORDINAR Y . The re- ceive message memory can store up to 50 messages (numbered 1 to 50) of each category on a first-in, fist-out basis.
4-23 T ransmitting retrieved message Y ou can send the acknowledged call (DIST ACK or ACK BQ) under certain conditions after retrieving a received message. Refer to page 3-5 for transmitting the DIST ACK signal. Example: T ransmit acknowledge back (ACK BQ) signal in response to an individual call (Refer to page 4-5.
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5-1 5. OTHER CALLING TYPES 5.1 Selection of Other Calling T ypes The FM-8700 provides 12 calling types. Of these, individual, all ships and distress were discussed in previous chapters. This sec- tion describes the other types of calls available. The procedure for preparing and transmitting other calls is the same as that for indi- vidual and all ships calls: Select type of call, prepare message and transmit it by pressing the [CALL] key .
5-2 R/A and R/S: Distress r elay for All Ships and for Selective (In- dividual) calls. (Refer to page 3-9.) DIS: Distress call. (Refer to page 3-1.) GRP: Group call. Call a specific group by entering group ID number . GEO: Geographic area call .
5-3 5.2 Making T elephone Calls When the coast station serves PSTN telephone service you can make T elephone Call via Coast Station. Basic procedure for making a telephone call 1. Selection of Format specifier . 2. Entry of Coast Station ID. 3. Entry of T elephone number .
5-4 PSTN CALL * Waiting for ack BQ * AUTO RETRY in 5 sec (from previous page) (Transmission time is about 0.4 - 0.6 seconds.) (*) (*) Immediately If ACK BQ is received; If ACK BQ is not received; Re-call after 15 minutes. If ACK BQ from coast station is not received within five seconds PSTN call is automatically retransmitted.
5-5 Operation after making DSC telephone call V oice communication is started. After completion of communica- tion, the display changes as shown in (1) or (2) below depending on how voice communication was terminated. (1) When you end voice communication by pressing the [CAN- CEL] key or hanging the handset on the hanger of the VHF , the display of the FM-8700 changes as follows.
5-6 (2) When coast station terminates communication, the display of the FM-8700 is as follows: When the "End of call" command from coast station is received; Display 2 * Received * END OF CALL Charge time: Charge time appears here. Note: If a subscriber hangs the handset on the hanger to terminate voice communications, coast station will transmit the “End of call” command to you to break the communication line.
5-7 5.4 Other Station IDs and T elephone Numbers Registering other station IDs, telephone numbers Y ou can store often-used station IDs and telephone numbers under a file name. Watch VHF CH70 File < > MESSAGE ADDRESS TEL No. Name < > END A B C D --- Next file memory < > END NEXT Address number < > 9 DIGITS= Press the [SELECT] key, and press the  key.
5-8 Opening other station IDs, telephone numbers Y ou can open a file registered on previous page, and use it with the message which you are currently preparing. T o retrieve a file, first press the [7 (FILE)] key on a display where the blinking question mark appears.
6-1 6. USER PREFERENCES 6.1 Automatic or Manual Printing (Printer setup) Y ou can select automatic or manual printing as follows. The de- fault setting is “automatic.” Selecting automatic or manual printing Watch VHF CH70 Set up menu < > 1 2 3 --- Press the [SELECT] key.
6-2 Manual printing When “Manual” is selected, press the [4 (PRINT)] key to print out message desired. Note that manual printing is available even when “AUTO” is selected. The contents to be printed depend on when the  key is pressed, as shown in the table below .
6-3 Example printouts Format Address Category Telecom1 Telecom2 Channel EOS ECC DSC ch : INDIVIDUAL : 000000000 : Routine : DUPLEX TP : RES No.18 : 23 : ACK RQ : …… : 70 Format Address Category Telecom1 Telecom2 Channel EOS DSC ch : INDIVIDUAL : 004310000 : Routine : DUPLEX TP : RES No.
6-4 6.2 T urning Key Beep On/Off Y ou can turn on/off the beep tone which sounds when a key is pressed. Press the [SELECT] key. Watch VHF CH70 auto Press the  key. Set up menu < > 1 2 3 4 6 7 9 ALM Select ON or OFF and press the [ENT] key.
6-5 6.3 Alarm Setup The receive alarm, which sounds when messages other than dis- tress and ur gency are received, may be turned on or of f. Further- more, the distress (and urgency) alarm tone may be selected. How to turn receive alarm on/off, select distress alarm tone Alarm ON/OFF TYPE Press the [SELECT] key.
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7-1 7. SYSTEM CONFIRMA TION 7.1 Confirming Own Ship’ s ID Own ship’ s ID can be confirmed as follows: How to confirm own ship's ID Press the [SELECT] key. Press the  key, or the [ s ] key seven times and the [ENT] key. Select " ID" and press the [ENT] key.
7-2 7.2 Confirming ROM V ersion No. Y ou can see the ROM version no. (as registered in the memory) as follows: How to confirm ROM version no. At screen 1 previous page, select “V” and press the [ENT] key . Then, follow the procedure below . To escape, press the [CANCEL] key three times.
7-3 7.3 Confirming VHF Section Settings Y ou can confirm VHF section settings as shown below . T o change VHF section settings, contact FURUNO agent or dealer for ser- vice. How to confirm VHF section settings At screen 1 on page 7-1, select “ RT ” and press the [ENT] key .
7-4 7.4 Confirming VHF Channels Y ou can confirm VHF channels registered as follows: How to confirm VHF channels At screen 1 , select “CH” and press the [ENT] key . Then, follow the procedure below . Press the [CANNEL] key to select channel mode.
7-5 7.5 Confirming Tx Output Power The Tx output power on three VHF bands (low , CH60; med, CH14, high, CH88) can be confirmed as shown below . Tx output power on private mode channels can also be confirmed if applicable. How to confirm Tx output power At screen 1 on page 7-1, select “ PO ” and press the [ENT] key .
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8-1 8. MAINTENANCE & TROUBLESHOOTING 8.1 Maintenance Do not open the equipment. Hazardous voltage which can cause electrical shock, burn or serious injury exists inside the equipment. Do not work inside the equipment unless familiar with electrical circuits.
8-2 8.3 Diagnostic T est Regulations require that the DSC section be checked daily for proper operation. How to start the diagnostic tests Select a channel not in use and press and hold down the PTT switch of the handset for more than one second before starting the test.
8-3 (from previous page) Press [ENT] to view results of test. To escape, press the [CANCEL] key. If NG appears, have a technician replace corresponding PCB. Check end: [CANCEL] key TRANSMIT POWER: NG = P.A. of transmission section TX PCB error TX PCB: NG = TX PCB error CONTROL PCB: NG = MODEM(U29) Control PCB error or CH70 Rx PCB: NG = CH70 RX PCB error RX PCB: NG = RX PCB error DUPLEXER PCB: NG = DUPLEXER PCB error This area shows test results: OK for normal operation; NG (No Good) for error.
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SP - 1 SPECIFICA TIONS OF MARINE VHF RA DIOTELEPHONE FM-8700 1. GENERAL (1) Number of Channels IN TL: 55 USA: 55 Weather: 10 Private: 20 (2) Frequency Stability Within ± 1.5 kHz (3) Comm unication System Full- duplex/Sem i-duplex/Sim plex (4) Class of Emission G3E (Voice) G2B (DSC) (5) Antenna Im pedance 50 ohms 2.
SP - 2 5. CH70 W AT CH RECEIVER (1) Receiving Frequency 156.525 MHz (2) Sensitivity Sym bol error rate: less than 1% (at 0 dB µ V) (3) Conducted Spurious Emission Less than 2 nW 6. POW ER REQUIREMENTS (1) Power Supply 24 VDC, +30% -10% (2) Power Consumption Transmit: 170 W Receive: 25 W 7.
A-1 APPENDIX Menu T ree Watch VHF CH70 Press the [SELECT] key. (Set up menu) Set Up menu < > 1 2 3 --- ALM Press the [ENT] key. Press the [8 (RCVD)] key. Press the [9 (XMTD)] key. (p. A-2) (p. A-3) (p. A-3) (Latitude/Longitude/UTC) UNABLE NOR/BSY/DSA/CH/MOD (Reason why unable to comply) MENU (Manual printing) 1 COMPLY STATUS (Proposal from other station is acceptable or not.
A-2 Press the [ENT] key. (Preparing transmit message) * VHF Call mesage * Format ? Standby display FORMAT INDIVIDUAL ADDRESS CATEGORY TELECOM WORKING CH TELEPHONE (DIALPHONE) COAST ADDR TEL NO. ALL SHIPS CATEGORY TELECOM WORKING CH R/A (DISTRESS RELAY ALL SHIPS) DIST SHIP ID N.
A-3 Press the [8 (RCVD)] key. (Viewing contents of receive message) Received call < > DISTRESS ORDINARY Standby display ORDINARY LOG No. (1 - 50) INDIVIDUAL DISTRESS LOG No. (1 - 50) DIST ACK RELAY END NEXT DEL ACK SEMI-AUTO/ AUTO (DIALPHONE) ACK NEXT DEL ALL SHIPS GROUP GEOGRAPH END NEXT DEL TELECOM WORKING CH Press the [9 (XMTD)] key.
A-4 Marine VHF Channel Lists MARINE VHF CHANNEL FREQUENCIES (INTERNA TIONAL version) CH NO Ship TX Ship RX T ype of operation 01 156.050 160.650 Public Correspondence, Port Operation 02 156.100 160.700 Public Correspondence, Port Operation 03 156.
A-5 67 156.375 156.375 Port Operation 68 156.425 156.425 Port Operation 69 156.475 156.475 Port Operation 70* 156.525 156.525 * For DSC ONL Y 71 156.575 156.575 Intership, Port Operation 72 156.625 156.625 Intership 73 156.675 156.
A-6 MARINE VHF CHANNEL FREQUENCIES (USA version) CH NO Ship TX Ship RX T ype of operation 01A 156.050 156.050 Port Operation, Commercial 02 156.100 160.700 Port Operation, Commercial 03 156.150 160.750 Port Operation, Commercial 04 156.
A-7 69 156.475 156.475 Non-commercial 70* 156.525 156.525 For DSC ONL Y 71 156.575 156.575 Non-commercial 72 156.625 - Intership only 73 156.675 156.675 Port Operation 74 156.725 156.725 Port Operation 75 76 77 156.875 156.875 Pilot, Docking operation (Intership), 1W 78A 156.
A-8 PRIV A TE CHANNELS (NORDIC) Key squence FISHING BOATS CH Ship Transmit Ship Recive Application F 1 155.625 155.625 Fishing boat F1 F 2 155.775 155.775 Fishing boat F2 F 3 155.825 155.825 Fishing boat F3 Key squence PLEASURE BOATS CH Ship Transmit Ship Recive Application L1 155.
A-9 Digital Interface (IEC 61 162-1 Edition 2) Input sentences GGA, GLL, RMA, RMC, ZDA Schematic diagram NMEA 05P0673 1 RD-A J6 RD-B 2 3 4 5 05P0616 R103 560 CR1 U21 1 3 1SS190 6 4 C22 C23 1000p 1000p 1 30 J1 TLP121-GB 1 21 22 23 24 25 30 J5 21 22 23 24 25 6 7 Load requirements as listner Isolation Optocoupler Input impedance 560 ohms Max.
A-10 GGA - Global positioning system (GPS) fix data $--GGA,hhmmss.ss,llll.lll,a,yyyyy.yyy,a,x,xx,x.x,x.x,M,x.x,M,x.x,xxxx*hh<CR><LF> | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +-- 11 | | | | | | | | | | | | | +---- 10 | | | | | | | | | | | | +--------- 9 | | | | | | | | | | +---+------------ 8 | | | | | | | | +---+------------------ 7 | | | | | | | +------------------------- 6 | | | | | | +---------------------------- 5 | | | | | +------------------------------- 4 | | | +----+--------------------------------- 3 | +---+--------------------------------------------- 2 +------------------------------------------------------------- 1 1.
A-11 GLL - Geographic position - latitude and longitude $--GLL,llll.lll,a,yyyyy.yyy,a,hhmmss.ss,A,a*hh<CR><LF> | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +------- 6 | | | | | | +--------- 5 | | | | | +----------- 4 | | | | +---------------- 3 | | +------+----------------------- 2 +---+----------------------------------- 1 1.
A-12 RMA - Recommemded minimum navigation information - Loran C data $--RMA,A,llll.lll,a,yyyyy .yy ,a,x.x,x.x,x.x,x.x,x.x,a,a*hh<CR><LF> | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +------- 10 | | | | | | | | | | | +--------- 9 | | | | | | | | | +---+----------- 8 | | | | | | | | +------------------ 7 | | | | | | | +---------------------- 6 | | | | | | +-------------------------- 5 | | | | | +------------------------------ 4 | | | +----+--------------------------------- 3 | +---+-------------------------------------------- 2 +------------------------------------------------------- 1 1.
A - 13 RMC - Rec omm en ded m inimum sp ecific G PS/T RA NSIT data $--RMC,hhmmss.ss,A,llll.lll,a,yyyyy .yyy ,a,x.x,x.x,xxxxxx,x.x,a,a*hh<CR><LF> | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +--- 10 | | | | | | | | | | | +----- 9 | | | | | | | | | +--+------- 8 | | | | | | | | +--------------- 7 | | | | | | | +--------------------- 6 | | | | | | +------------------------- 5 | | | | +---+---------------------------- 4 | | +---+---------------------------------------- 3 | +--------------------------------------------------- 2 +---------------------------------------------------------- 1 1.
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Index-1 INDEX A ACK RQ 4-5 Alarm Setup 6-5 All Ships Call 4-9 Auto Acknowlege 2-7 C Calling type 5-1 CH16 1-4 channel mode 1-3 D diagnostic test 8-2 DIST ACK signal 3-6 Distress Alert .
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