Elta IC-F15-S, Elta Marine Radio IC-F15-S, IC-F25-S, Elta Marine Radio IC-F25-S User Manual

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

VHF TRANSCEIVER

iF15/S

UHF TRANSCEIVER

iF25/S

FOREWORD

READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS carefully and completely before using the transceiver.

SAVE THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL— This instruction manual contains important operating instructions for theIC-F15/

F15S VHF TRANSCEIVERand IC-F25/F25S UHF TRANSCEIVER.

EXPLICIT DEFINITIONS

WORD

DEFINITION

RWARNING

Personal injury, fire hazard or electric shock may occur.

CAUTION Equipment damage may occur.

NOTE

If disregarded, inconvenience only. No risk of personal injury, fire or electric shock.

OPERATING NOTES

When transmitting with a portable radio, hold the radio in a vertical position with its microphone 5 to 10 centimeters away from your mouth. Keep the antenna at least 2.5 centimeters from your head and body.

If you wear a portable two-wayradio on your body, ensure that the antenna is at least 2.5 centimeters from your body when transmitting.

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PRECAUTION

R WARNING! NEVER hold the transceiver so that the antenna is very close to, or touching exposed parts of the body, especially the face or eyes, while transmitting. The transceiver will perform best if the microphone is 5 to 10 cm away from the lips and the transceiver is vertical.

R WARNING! NEVER operate the transceiver with a headset or other audio accessories at high volume levels.

CAUTION! NEVER short the terminals of the battery pack.

NEVER connect the transceiver to a power source other than theBP-230,BP-231orBP-232.Such a connection will ruin the transceiver.

DO NOT push the PTT when not actually desiring to transmit.

AVOID using or placing the transceiver in direct sunlight or in areas with temperatures below–25°Cor above +55°C.

DO NOT modify the transceiver for any reason.

MAKE SURE the flexible antenna and battery pack are securely attached to the transceiver, and that the antenna and battery pack are dry before attachment. Exposing the inside of the transceiver to water will result in serious damage to the transceiver.

The use of non-Icombattery packs/chargers may impair transceiver performance and invalidate the warranty.

Icom, Icom Inc. and the logo are registered trademarks of Icom Incorporated (Japan) in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Russia and/or other countries.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

FOREWORD ……………………………………………………………… i EXPLICIT DEFINITIONS ………………………………………………… i OPERATING NOTES ……………………………………………………… i PRECAUTION …………………………………………………………… ii TABLE OF CONTENTS ………………………………………………… iii

1 ACCESSORIES ……………………………………………………… 1–5

Supplied accessories………………………………………………… 1

Accessory attachments ……………………………………………… 2

2 PANEL DESCRIPTION …………………………………………… 6–11

Front, top and side panels ………………………………………… 6

LED indicator ………………………………………………………… 8

Programmable function keys ……………………………………… 9

3 CONVENTIONAL OPERATION ………………………………… 12–18

Turning power ON ………………………………………………… 12

Channel selection ………………………………………………… 12

Call procedure ……………………………………………………… 13

‘ Receiving and transmitting ……………………………………… 14 ‘ Scrambler function ………………………………………………… 16 ‘ Setting the squelch level ………………………………………… 16

Man Down Emergency Call ……………………………………… 17

4 OPTIONAL UNIT INSTALLATION……………………………… 18–19

Optional unit installation …………………………………………… 18

Scrambler unit installation ………………………………………… 19

5 BATTERY CHARGING ………………………………………… 20–25

Battery charging …………………………………………………… 20

Caution ……………………………………………………………… 21

Optional battery chargers ………………………………………… 22

6 SWIVEL BELT CLIP……………………………………………… 26–29

MB-93contents …………………………………………………… 26

To attach …………………………………………………………… 26

To detach …………………………………………………………… 28

7 OPTIONS ………………………………………………………… 30–31

8 DOC………………………………………………………………… 32–33

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ACCESSORIES

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Supplied accessories

 

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The following accessories are supplied:

 

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q Flexible antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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w Battery pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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. . . .1

e Belt clip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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r Unit cover (double-sidedtape)* . .

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t Jack cover (with screws) . . . . . . . .

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* Use the unit cover as a spare. Ask your dealer for details.

 

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1 ACCESSORIES

Accessory attachments

D Flexible antenna

Connect the supplied flexible antenna to the antenna connector.

CAUTION:

NEVER HOLD by the antennawhen carrying the transceiver.

Transmitting without an antennamay damage the transceiver.

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ACCESSORIES 1

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ï Battery pack

To attach the battery pack:

Slide the battery pack on the back of the transceiver in the direction of the arrow (q), then lock it with the battery release button.

Slide the battery pack until the battery release button makes a ‘click’ sound.

To release the battery pack:

Push the battery release button in the direction of the arrow (w) as shown below. The battery pack is then released.

NEVER release or attach the battery pack when the transceiver

is wet or soiled. This may result in water or dust getting into the

transceiver/battery pack and may result in the transceiver beingdamaged.

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ï Jack cover
Attach the jack cover when the optional speaker-microphone is not used.
To attach the jack cover: To detach the jack cover:
q Attach the jack cover to the q Unscrew the screws with a [SP MIC] connector. phillips screwdriver.
w Tighten the screws. w Detach the jack cover for the speaker-microphone connection.
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ACCESSORIES

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D Belt clip

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To attach the belt clip:

q Release the battery pack if it is attached.

wSlide the belt clip in the direction of the arrow until the belt clip is locked and makes a ‘click’ sound.

To detach the belt clip:

q Release the battery pack if it is attached.

wPinch the clip (q), and slide the belt clip in the direction of the arrow (w).

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2 PANEL DESCRIPTION

Front, top and side panels

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Speaker

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Microphone

q CHANNEL SW/SELECTOR

IC-F15S/F25S:Toggle the channel switch to select thepre-pro-grammed channel 1 or 2.

IC-F15/F25 :Rotate the channel selector to select the preprogrammed memory channels.

w VOLUME CONTROL [VOL]

Rotate to turn the power ON/OFF and adjust the audio level.

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