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Operation Manual

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FCC Statement

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide a reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try and correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the

receiver is connected.

consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

IMPORTANT:

1.Some features described in this manual are not available on every model. In particular, DSC functions are NOT available on the 7000.

2.DSC functions will not operate on the 7100US or the 7100EU until your MMSID has been entered. Refer to section 4.2 for details.

3.The radio channels installed into the Navman VHF radio may vary from country to country, depending upon the model, and government or national communications authority regulations.

4.Navman NZ Ltd recommends that you check the radio operating licensing requirements of your country before using the Navman VHF radio. The operator is solely responsible for observing proper radio installation and usage practices.

5.A DSC warning label is supplied with the 7100US. To comply with FCC regulations, this label must be affixed in a location that is clearly visible from the operating controls of this radio. Make sure that the chosen location is clean and dry before applying this label.

It is the owner’s sole responsibility to install and use the instrument in such a manner that will not cause accidents, personal injury or property damage.

Navman NZ Limited disclaims all liability for any use of this product in a way that may cause accidents, damage or that may violate the law.

Governing Language: This statement, any instruction manuals, user guides and other information relating to the product (Documentation) may be translated to, or has been translated from, another language (Translation). In the event of any conflict between any Translation of Documentation, the English language version of the Documentation will be the official version of the Documentation.

This manual represents the Navman VHF 7000, 7100US, and &7100EU radios at the time of printing. Navman NZ Limited reserves the right to make changes to specifications without notice.

Copyright © Navman NZ Limited, New Zealand. All rights reserved. NAVMAN is a registered trademark of Navman NZ Limited.

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Contents

 

Section 1 - General Information..............................................................

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1-1Features....................................................................................................

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1-2Customizing Your Navman VHF Radio.....................................................

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1-3How to Display and Navigate Menus........................................................

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1-4How to Enter Alphanumeric Data..............................................................

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1-5LCD Symbols and Meanings ...................................................................

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1-6Basic Operation and Key Functions..........................................................

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Section 2 - The Radio Menu (MENU).....................................................

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2-1Radio Menu Options (Menu) ...................................................................

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2-2Maintain Your Buddy List (BUDDY LIST)................................................

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2-2-1Add an Entry......................................................................................

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2-2-2Edit an Entry......................................................................................

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2-2-3Delete an Entry..................................................................................

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2-3Local or Distance Sensitivity (LOCAL/DIST)...........................................

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2-3-1Set Distance Sensitivity.....................................................................

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2-3-2Set Local Sensitivity ..........................................................................

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2-4Backlighting (BACKLIGHT) and Contrast (CONTRAST)........................

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2-4-1Set the Backlighting Level.................................................................

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2-4-2Set the Contrast Level.......................................................................

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2-5GPS Data and Time (GPS/DATA)...........................................................

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2-5-1Manually Enter Position and UTC Time (MANUAL)..........................

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2-5-2Local Time (TIME OFFSET)..............................................................

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2-5-3Time Format Options (TIME FORMAT).............................................

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2-5-4Time Display Options (TIME DISPLAY) ............................................

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2-5-5Position Display Options (LL display)................................................

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2-5-6Course and Speed Display Options (COG/SOG)..............................

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2-5-7GPS Alert Options (ALERT) .............................................................

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2-6GPS Simulator (SIMULATOR) ................................................................

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2-7Reset to factory defaults (RESET)..........................................................

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Section 3 - Radio Setup Menu (RADIO SETUP)...................................

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3-1Radio Setup Menu (RADIO SETUP) ......................................................

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3-2Channel Names (CH NAME) .................................................................

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3-3RING & BEEP Volume (RING VOLUME) & (BEEP VOLUME)..............

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3-4Internal Speaker connections (INT SPEAKER) ......................................

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3-5Set the Priority Channel (watch MODE) .................................................

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3-6Weather Alert (Wx ALERT) ....................................................................

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3-7NMEA protocol (COM PORT) .................................................................

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Section 4 - DSC Setup Menu (DSC SETUP) .........................................

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4-1DSC Setup - Menu Options ....................................................................

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4-2Enter Your User MMSID (USER MMSID) ...............................................

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4-3Maintain Your Groups (GROUP SETUP)................................................

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4-3-1Create a Group (GROUP SETUP)....................................................

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4-3-2Edit Group Name Details ..................................................................

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4-3-3Delete a Group..................................................................................

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4-4Response to Individual Calls (INDIV REPLY) .........................................

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4-5atis MMSID & ATIS FUNCTIONALITY....................................................

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4-5-1Enter or Edit YOUR ATIS MMSID .....................................................

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4-5-2Enable ATIS Functionality (ATIS FUNC) ...........................................

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4-6DSC functionality options (DSC FUNC)..................................................

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4-7Response Type to LL POLLING Calls (LL REPLY).................................

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Section 5 - Sending and Receiving DSC Calls ....................................

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5-1WHAT IS DSC?.......................................................................................

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5-2Sending dsc calls....................................................................................

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5-2-1Make a Routine Call (INDIvidual)......................................................

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5-2-2Retrying a Routine Call .....................................................................

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5-2-3Acknowledgement of an Individual Incoming Call (INDIV) ................

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5-2-4Recall the Most Recent Incoming Call (LAST)..................................

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5-2-5Call a Group (GROUP)......................................................................

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5-2-7Call using the Call Log (CALL LOG...................................................

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5-2-8Call using the Distress Log (DIST LOG) ...........................................

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5-2-9Request the LL Position of a Buddy (LL REQUEST) ........................

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5-3Receiving DSC Calls...............................................................................

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5-3-1Receiving an All Ships Call (ALL SHIPS)..........................................

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5-3-2Receiving an Individual Call (INDIV) .................................................

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5-3-3Receiving a Group Call (GROUP).....................................................

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5-3-4Receiving a Geographic Call (GEOGRAPH).....................................

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5-3-5Receiving a Polled Position Call (POSITION)...................................

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Section 6 - Distress Calls ......................................................................

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6-1Sending a Distress Call ..........................................................................

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6-2Receiving a Distress Call (DISTRESS!)..................................................

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6-3Distress Acknowledgement (distress ack) or Relay ..............................

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Appendix A - Technical Specifications...........................................................

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Appendix B - Troubleshooting.......................................................................

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Appendix C - VHF Marine Channel Charts...........................................

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C-1international Channel Chart....................................................................

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C-2USA Channel Chart................................................................................

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C-3CANADA Channel CHART.....................................................................

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C-4EU Channel Chart ..................................................................................

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Special Channels 7.................................................................................

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Appendix D - MMSID & License Information........................................

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Appendix E - How to Contact Us...........................................................

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Section 1 - General Information 1-1Features

Congratulations on your purchase of a Navman VHF 7000, 7100US, or 7100EU marine band VHF radio. All of these models provide the following useful features:

prominent channel display

adjustable contrast settings for the LCD

adjustable keypad backlighting for easy night-timeuse

waterproof and submersible to comply with JIS-7

GPS latitude and longitude (LL) and time display (when connected to a GPS)

choice of High or Low (25 W or 1 W) transmission power

top centred PTT button for comfortable leftor right-handeduse

powerful 4 W external audio output

access to all currently-availablemarine VHF channel banks (USA, Canada, International) including weather channels where available

special CH16 or CH16/9 key for quick access to the priority (international distress) channel

special 3CH key to select your three favourite channels

PSCAN (similar to dual watch) facility

In addition, the VHF 7100 models also provide:

DSC (Digital Select Calling) capability that meets USCG SC101 and Class D Standards. 7100US only.

DSC (Digital Select Calling) capability that meets EC Class D Standards.

VHF 7100EU only.

DISTRESS call button to automatically transmit the MMSID and position until an acknowledgement is received

easy access to a buddy list of up to 20 favourite people

MMSID storage for three favourite groups

Group Call and All Ships Call facility

LL position polling information

Weather alert facility. VHF 7100US only.

ATIS facility for inland waterways. VHF 7100EU only.

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1-2Customizing your Navman VHF Radio

You can customize the radio to suit your individual preferences. Some preferences can be set directly through the keys as explained in this Section.

Other preferences are set up through the built-inmenus and these are explained in the other Sections.

1-3How to Display and Navigate Menus

1.Hold down MENU (or CALL/MENU). Note that only four menu items can be displayed at any one time on the screen.

2.Press + CH - to scroll up and down the menu until the cursor is positioned at the desired option. Press ENT to display that option.

3.Make any entries or changes as explained in the following section.

4.Press ENT to confirm changes. Otherwise, press ESC to keep the original entry.

5.Press ESC to backup one screen or exit. Any changes are active as soon as you exit the screen.

1-4How to Enter Alphanumeric Data

If your radio does not have the optional alphanumeric microphone, use the + CH - key to enter alphanumeric data.

Press - to count through numbers, or hold down to scroll rapidly to the desired number. Press + to step through the alphabet, or hold down to scroll rapidly to the desired character.

If you make an error, press - until < is displayed, then press ENT to backup and correct the entry.

1-5LCD Symbols and Meanings

This simulation shows the locations of all the following information symbols:

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Symbol

Meaning

TX

Transmitting.

HI LO

Transmission power. High (HI) 25W or Low (LO) 1W.

WX

Weather channel.

WX ALT

Weather Alert. Alarm beeps will sound. VHF 7100US only.

BUSY

Receiver busy with an incoming signal.

PRI

Priority channel is selected.

DDuplex operation. Otherwise, blank for Simplex operation.

LOCAL

Local calling is selected. Otherwise, blank for distance calling.

DSC

DSC capability is available. VHF 7100US and VHF 7100EU only.

 

 

Incoming DSC call.

 

 

 

 

Low Battery warning (activates at 10.5 V)

 

 

 

 

 

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Channel selected.

USA INT CAN

Selected channel bank for VHF radio operations and regulations.

XChannel is temporarily deleted from the ALL SCAN operation.

B A

Channel suffix, if applicable.

CH1 CH2 CH3

Shows which of the 3 favourite channels, if any, are selected.

 

Otherwise blank.

ATIS

Enabled for use in European inland waterways. Otherwise blank.

 

VHF 7100EU only.

A typical operational display is shown here.

The latitude and longitude of the vessel and the local time are shown.

A transmission on Channel 16 is being made at high power using the International channel bank.

Channel 16 is set as the Priority channel. It is also set as favourite channel 1.

There is an incoming DSC call so the receiver is busy.

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1-6Basic Operation and Key Functions

All possible keys and their functions are listed. Note that some of the keys are not available depending on your Navman VHF radio model.

Key

Function

VOL/PWR

Volume and Power. Turn clockwise to power on. Continue to turn until a

 

comfortable volume is reached. VOL/PWR will also adjust the settings of an

 

external speaker, if connected.

SQL

Squelch orThreshold Level. Sets the threshold level for the minimum

 

receiver signal. Turn fully counterclockwise until random noise is heard, then

 

turn slowly clockwise until the random noise disappears. Make another 1/4

 

turn clockwise for best reception in open sea conditions.

 

In areas of high noise (eg close to large cities) reception may improve if

 

sensitivity is reduced. Either turn SQL slowly clockwise or use the LOCAL

 

setting. See section 2.3.

16/9

Priority Channel. VHF 7100US only. Also on the microphone.Press to

 

cancel all other modes and to tune into the priority channel. Press again to

 

return to your original channel.

 

The default is Channel 16. To make Channel 09 the priority channel, hold

 

down 16/9 until a beep sounds and 09 is displayed.

16Priority Channel. VHF 7100EU and VHF 7000 only. Also on the microphone.

Press to cancel all other modes and to tune into the priority channel, Channel 16, on high power. Press again to return to your original channel.

WX

Weather Channel. VHF 7100US and VHF 7000 only.In USA and Canadian

 

waters, press to hear the most recently selected weather station. The WX

 

symbol is displayed on the LCD.

 

Press + or - to change to a different weather channel. Press WX again to

 

return to the most recent channel.

 

If the weather alert mode (ALT) is ON and an alert tone of 1050Hz is

 

broadcast from the weather station, it is picked up automatically and the

 

alarm sounds. Press any key to hear the weather alert voice message.

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H/L

Transmission Power. High (HI) 25W or Low (LO) 1W. Press to toggle

 

between high or low transmission power for the entire channel bank. The HI

 

or LO selection is shown on the LCD.

 

Some channels allow only low power transmissions. Error beeps will sound if

 

the power transmission setting is incorrect.

 

Some channels allow only low power transmissions initially, but can be

 

changed to high power by holding down H/L and PTT at the same time. See

 

Appendix C for a complete listing of channel charts.

3CH

Three Favourite Channels. Also on the microphone. Press to toggle

 

between your favourite channels. The CH1, CH2, or CH3 symbol appears on

 

the LCD to show which favourite channel is selected.

 

To scan only one of your favourite channels, press 3CH then immediately

 

press and release SCAN. If you want to scan all three favourite channels,

 

press 3CH then immediately press and hold SCAN.

 

To add a favourite channel for the first time, select that channel then hold

 

3CH to store it in the CH1 location. Repeat the procedure to store two more

 

favourite channels in the CH2 and CH3 locations respectively.

 

If you try and add another favourite channel it will overwrite the existing CH3.

 

CH1 and CH2 remain unless you delete them.

 

To delete a favourite channel, select that channel then hold down 3CH until

 

the CH1, CH2 or CH3 symbol disappears off the LCD.

UIC

Channel Bank. 7100US only. Press to toggle between USA, International

 

or Canadian channel banks. The selected channel bank is displayed on the

 

LCD along with the last used channel. All the channel charts are shown in

 

Appendix C.

U/I

Channel Bank. 7000 only. Press to toggle between channel banks.Note

 

that the channel banks available are dependent upon your VHF radio model.

 

The selected channel bank is displayed on the LCD along with the last used

 

channel. All the channel charts are shown in Appendix C.

DIM

Backlighting. 7100EU only. Press to toggle between the backlighting

 

settings. OFF will extinguish all the backlighting except for the DISTRESS

 

key. (Otherwise, use the menu to change the backlight setting.)

SCAN

Scan. Press to scan between your current channel and the priority channel in

 

DUAL or TRI WATCH mode. The weather channel is also scanned if the USA

 

channel bank is selected and the weather alert mode (ALT) is ON.

 

Hold down SCAN to enter ALL SCAN mode where the priority channel is

 

checked every 1.5 seconds.

 

When a signal is received, scanning stops at that channel and BUSY

 

appears on the screen. If the signal ceases for more than 5 seconds, the

 

scan restarts.

 

Press ENT to temporarily skip over (lock out) an “always busy” channel when

 

in ALL SCAN mode and resume the scan. An X is shown on the screen to

 

designate a skipped channel. Note that it is not possible to skip over the

 

priority channel.

 

Press SCAN to stop at the current channel.

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+ CH -

Channel Select. Also on the microphone. The current channel is shown on

 

the screen in BIG digits with an appropriate designator suffix A or B in small

 

letters below the channel number.

 

Press + or - to step through the available channels one at a time, or hold

 

down to scroll rapidly through all the available channels. See Appendix C for

 

a listing of channel charts.

 

Alphanumeric Entry. This key can also be used for menu selection and for

 

alphanumeric entry. Press + or - to scroll the cursor up or down menu options

 

when navigating menus.

 

When editing an item containing only numbers, press - to count through the

 

numbers or hold down to scroll rapidly.

 

To enter a character, press + to step through the alphabet or hold down to

 

scroll rapidly.

ENT

Enter. Use ENT when navigating menus, to confirm entries and edits.

ESC

Escape. Use ESC when navigating menus, to clear incorrect entries, to

 

exit from a menu without saving changes, and to back up to the previous

 

screen.

CALL/MENU

DSC Setup Menu and DSC Call Menu.7100US and 7100EU only. Press to

 

enter the DSC Call Menu and make DSC calls. See Section 5.

 

Hold down to enter the DSC Setup Menu and customize your radio. See

 

Section 4.

MENU

Radio menu. 7000 only. Press to enter the Radio Menu and customize your

 

NAVMAN VHF radio. See Section 3.

DISTRESS

Send DSC Distress Call. 7100US & 7100EU only. See Section 6.

PTT

Press To Talk. Press PTT to transmit at any time on an allowable channel.

 

This automatically exits you from menu mode and stops scanning. You must

 

release PTT to receive a signal.

 

If PTT sticks, a built-intimer will automatically shut down a transmission after

 

five minutes and sound the error beeps.

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Section 2 - The Radio Menu (MENU)

2-1Radio Menu Options (Menu)

The following options are available through MENU (or CALL/MENU):

Maintain your buddy list.

See Section 2-2.

Set radio sensitivity.

See Section 2-3.

Set backlight level.

See Section2-4.

Set contrast level.

See Section 2-4.

Set position & UTC manually.

See Section2-5.

Set local time and time format.

See Section 2-5.

Radio Setup Menu.

See Section 3.

Turn the GPS Simulator on/off.

See Section 2.6.

Reset factory settings.

See Section 2.7.

Sections 1-3and1-4explain how to navigate around the menu and enter, save and change data.

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2-2Maintain Your Buddy List (BUDDY LIST)

MENU SELECT >BUDDY LIST LOCAL/DIST BACKLIGHT

2-2-1Add an Entry

VHF 7100US and VHF 7100EU only.

Use the Buddy List to store the names and associated MMSIDs of 20 favourite people. Names are stored in the order of entry, with the most recent entry shown first.

The following sections show to use BUDDY LIST to add, edit, and delete entries on your buddy list.

Section 3 explains how to call a buddy.

 

 

ENTER NAME

 

ENTER NAME

 

BOB

BUDDY LIST

 

 

 

>MANUAL NEW

 

––––––––––––

 

BOB

 

123456789

ALEX

 

ENTER MMSID

 

ENTER MMSID

 

>STORE

TOM

 

–––––––––

 

123456789

 

CANCEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select BUDDY LIST. The cursor is at MANUAL NEW. Press ENT.

2.Enter the buddy name, one character at a time (this may be alphanumeric) then press ENT repeatedly until the cursor moves to the MMSID entry line.

4.Enter the MMSID associated with that buddy name (this must be numeric) then press ENT.

5.The new buddy name and MMSID are displayed. Press ENT to store the new entry, which is displayed at the top of your buddy list.

Note that when the BUDDY LIST is full (20 entries), you cannot make a new entry until you have deleted an existing entry.

2-2-2Edit an Entry

BUDDY LIST

 

ALEX

 

EDIT NAME

 

 

 

 

 

ALEX

>MANUAL NEW

 

>EDIT

 

ALEX

 

111223344

ALEX

 

DELETE

 

EDIT MMSID

 

>STORE

TOM

 

 

 

112233445

 

CANCEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select BUDDY LIST. Press ENT to display the list of entries.

2.Scroll down (if required) to the incorrect entry and press ENT.

3.Select EDIT. The cursor is at the first character of the name.

4.Edit the buddy name or, to edit only the MMSID, press ENT repeatedly until the cursor moves to the MMSID line.

5.When you are finished, press ENT (repeatedly if necessary) to display the next screen.

6.Press ENT to store the changes. The buddy list is displayed again. If more changes are required, repeat Steps 2 thru 6. Otherwise, press ESC to exit.

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2-2-3Delete an Entry

BUDDY LIST

 

BUDDY LIST

 

TOM

 

DELETE BUDDY

>MANUAL NEW

 

MANUAL NEW

 

EDIT

 

TOM

ALEX

 

ALEX

 

>DELETE

 

>YES

TOM

 

>TOM

 

 

 

NO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select BUDDY LIST. Press ENT to display the list of entries.

2.Scroll down (if required) to the entry you want to delete and press ENT.

3.Select DELETE then select YES.

4.The entry is deleted immediately and the buddy list is displayed again.

2-3Local or Distance Sensitivity (LOCAL/DIST)

MENU SELECT BUDDY LIST >LOCAL/DIST BACKLIGHT

Use LOCAL/DIST to improve the sensitivity of the receiver either locally (LOCAL) or over distances (DIST).

LOCAL is not recommended for use in open sea conditions. It is designed for use in areas of high radio noise; for example, close to cities.

See also SQL (Squelch Control) in Section 1.6.

2-3-1Set Distance Sensitivity

SENSITIVITY >DISTANT LOCAL

1.Select LOCAL/DIST then select DIST.

2.Press ENT to activate the DIST setting. This disables local sensitivity and the menu is displayed again.

2-3-2Set Local Sensitivity

SENSITIVITY

DISTANT >LOCAL

1.Select LOCAL/DIST then scroll to LOCAL.

2.Press ENT to activate the LOCAL setting. This disables distance sensitivity and the menu is displayed again.

LOCAL is displayed on the LCD as a reminder that local sensitivity is selected.

2-4Backlighting (BACKLIGHT) and Contrast (CONTRAST)

MENU SELECT LOCAL/DIST >BACKLIGHT CONTRAST

Use BACKLIGHT to set the backlight levels for the LCD and the keypad at a comfortable level.

The microphone keypad backlighting is either ON or OFF. Use CONTRAST to set the contrast level for the LCD.

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BACKLIGHT
LO HI

2-4-1Set the Backlighting Level

1. Select BACKLIGHT.

2. Select a comfortable backlight level using + or - to change the setting.

3. Press ENT to enable the setting and return to the menu. Note that the DISTRESS key backlighting cannot be switched off.

2.4.2 Set the Contrast Level

CONTRAST LO HI

1.Select CONTRAST.

2.Select a comfortable contrast level using + or - to change the setting.

3.Press ENT to enable the setting and return to the menu.

2-5GPS Data and Time (GPS/DATA)

MENU SELECT BACKLIGHT CONTRAST >GPS/DATA

If the boat has an operational GPS navigation receiver, the VHF radio automatically detects and updates the vessel position and the local time.

However, if the GPS navigation receiver is disconnected or absent, you can specify the vessel position and the local time manually, using the GPS/DATA option.

This information is important because it will be used if a DSC distress call is transmitted.

You can also enter the course (COG) and speed (SOG) and select GPSAlert and GPS Simulator options.

2-5-1Manually Enter Position and UTC Time (MANUAL)

Note that this function is available only if an operational GPS receiver is not connected.

GPS/DATA

 

MANUAL LL

>MANUAL

 

––’––’––––N

SETTING

 

––’––’––––W

 

 

MAN ––:––UTC

 

 

 

1.Select GPS/DATA, then MANUAL.

2.Enter the latitude, then the longitude, then the UTC.

3.Press ENT when all the information is correct.

The vessel’s latitude and longitude are shown on the screen, with the UTC time. The prefix MAN indicates a manual entry. The manual entries are cancelled if a real GPS position is received.

2-5-2Local Time (TIME OFFSET)

The local time can be set by entering the time offset between UTC and local time as follows.

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GPS/DATA

 

GPS/DATA

 

TIME OFFSET

MANUAL

 

>TIME OFFSET

 

>+01:30

>SETTING

 

TIME FORMAT

 

02:30PM LOC

 

 

TIME DISPLY

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select GPS/DATA, then SETTING.

2.Select TIME OFFSET to enter the difference between UTC and local time. Half hour increments can be used with a maximum offset of ±13 hours.

In this example, a difference of +1.5 hours has been entered and the local time is displayed with the suffix LOC.

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2-5-3Time Format Options (TIME FORMAT)

Time can be shown in 12 or 24 hour format.

GPS/DATA

 

GPS/DATA

 

TIME FORMAT

MANUAL

 

TIME OFFSET

 

>12 Hr

>SETTING

 

>TIME FORMAT

 

24 Hr

 

 

TIME DISPLY

 

07:15AM LOC

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select GPS/DATA, then SETTING.

2.Select TIME FORMAT.

3.Select 12 Hr or 24 Hr as desired. In this example, 12 hour format has been selected and so the LCD shows the AM or PM suffix.

2-5-4Time Display Options (TIME DISPLAY)

If you have entered the time manually as described in the previous sections, the time is always shown on the screen with the prefix M.

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However, if the vessel position is being updated through a GPS navigation receiver, you can switch the time display on the screen ON or OFF as follows:

GPS/DATA

 

TIME DISPLY

TIME OFFSET

 

ON

TIME FORMAT

 

>OFF

>TIME DISPLY

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select GPS/DATA, then SETTING.

2.Select TIME DISPLAY.

3.Select ON (on) or OFF (off) as desired. In this example, OFF has been selected and so the screen no longer shows the time.

If the time display is set ON, course and speed data are not displayed on the LCD (see section 2-5-6).

2-5-5Position Display Options (LL display)

If you have entered the vessel position manually as described in the previous section, the vessel position is always shown on the screen with the suffix M.

However, if the time is being updated through a GPS navigation receiver, you can switch the vessel position display on the screen on or off as follows:

GPS/DATA

 

LL DISPLAY

TIME FORMAT

 

ON

TIME DISPLY

 

>OFF

>LL DISPLAY

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select GPS/DATA, then SETTING.

2.Select LL DISPLAY.

3.Select ON (on) or OFF (off) as desired. In this example, OFF has been selected and the screen no longer shows the vessel position.

2-5-6Course & Speed Display Options (COG/SOG)

Use this option to display course over ground (COG) and speed over ground (SOG) data on the screen.

GPS/DATA

 

COG/SOG

TIME DISPLY

 

>ON

LL DISPLY

 

OFF

>COG/SOG

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select GPS/DATA, then SETTING.

2.Select COG/SOG.

3.Select ON (on) or OFF (off) as desired. In this example, ON has been selected and so the screen shows the bearing and speed.

If GOG/SOG is set ON (on), the time is not displayed on the screen (see section 2-5-4).

2-5-7GPS Alert Options (ALERT)

The GPS alert is usually set to ON (on) so that if the GPS navigation receiver is disconnected, the alarm sounds.

 

 

 

1.

Select GPS/DATA, then SETTING.

GPS/DATA

 

GPS ALERT

 

2.

Select GPS ALERT.

LL DISPLY

 

>ON

3.

Select ON (on) or OFF (off) as desired.

COG/SOG

 

OFF

>GPS ALERT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RESET RADIO ARE YOU SURE >YES
NO
MENU SELECT
DSC SETUP
RADIO SETUP >GPS SIM

2-6GPS Simulator (SIMULATOR)

The GPS Simulator is set to OFF whenever the radio is turned ON or whenever real GPS data is available through the COM port. However, if you want to test it, turn it on.

1. Select GPS SIM, then select ON (on) or OFF (off) as desired.

Whenever the GPS Simulator is turned ON (on), simulated Speed Over Ground (SOG), Course Over Ground (COG), and LL position appear on the screen. This data is updated automatically during the simulation.

It is not possible to send a DSC transmission when in Simulator mode.

2-7Reset to Factory Defaults (RESET)

Use this to return every setting to the factory defaults except all MMSID settings and the entries in your buddy list.

MENU SELECT RADIO SETUP GPS SIM >RESET

1.Select RESET. The radio asks for confirmation.

2.Select YES to reset the radio and return to the menu.

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Section 3 - Radio Setup Menu (RADIO SETUP) 3-1Radio Setup Menu (RADIO SETUP)

CH NAME

RING VOLUME

BEEP VOLUME

INT SPEAKER

WATCH MODE

WX ALERT

COM PORT

Edit or delete channel names.

See Section 3-2.

Set the volume level of the incoming call notification beeps. See section 3-3.

Set the volume level of the beeps.

See section 3-3.

Switch ON/OFF (on/off) the radio’s internal speakers. See section 3-4.

Selects the operation of Dual or Tri watch scanning.

See section 3-5.

(Selects if the WX Alert scanning mode is ON (on) or OFF (off). (VHF 7100US only.)See section 3-6.

Select NMEA protocol for communications between the VHF radio and any other instruments. See section 3-7.

Sections 1-3and1-4explain how to navigate around the menu and enter, save and change data.

3-2Channel Names (CH NAME)

The channel charts are listed in Appendix C with their default name tags. CH NAME gives you the option to edit or delete the channel name tags displayed on the screen.

RADIO SETUP

 

CH NAME

01

>CH NAME

 

TELEPHONE

RING VOLUME

 

 

 

 

BEEP VOLUME

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDIT CH NAME

 

EDIT CH NAME

 

TELEPHONE

 

PHONE1

 

 

 

 

>YES

 

 

 

 

NO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TELEPHONE >EDIT DELETE

1.Select RADIO SETUP, then CH NAME.

2.Use + or - to step through the channels with their name tags until you see the channel name tag you want to change, then press ENT. In this example, the channel name TELEPHONE associated with channel 01 is being changed to PHONE1.

3.Select EDIT and press ENT to edit the existing name tag. Input the new name over the existing name. It can be a maximum of 12 characters.

To delete the channel name, select DELETE and press ENT.

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4.Press ENT (repeatedly if necessary) to display the YES/NO confirmation.

5.Press ENT to confirm the new channel name tag or the deletion, then press ESC to return to the menu.

3-3RING & BEEP Volume (RING VOLUME) & (BEEP VOLUME)

Set the volume level of the incoming signal beeps (RING VOLUME) and/or the error and warning beeps (BEEP VOLUME) to HIGH (high) or LOW (low) as follows:

RADIO SETUP

 

RING VOLUME

 

BEEP VOLUME

CH NAME

 

>HIGH

 

>HIGH

>RING VOLUME

 

LOW

 

LOW

BEEP VOLUME

 

 

 

OFF

1.Select RADIO SETUP, then RING VOLUME or BEEP VOLUME as appropriate.

2.Select a HIGH or LOW volume. (It is possible to turn the beeps off completely by selecting BEEP VOLUME then OFF.)

3.Press ENT to enable the new volume setting and return to the menu.

3-4Internal Speaker Connections (INT SPEAKER)

Switch the radio’s internal speaker ON (on) or OFF (off). The external speaker is always ON (on) if a speaker is plugged into the external speaker jack.

RADIO SETUP

 

INT SPEAKER

RING VOLUME

 

>ON

BEEP VOLUME

 

OFF

>INT SPEAKER

 

 

1.Select RADIO SETUP, then INT SPEAKER.

2.Select ON (on) or OFF (off) then press ENT to enable the setting and return to the menu.

3-5Set the Priority Channel (WATCH MODE)

If you have a VHF7000 or a VHF 7100EU, watch mode is similar to a dual watch, scanning between the priority channel and the working channel. CH16 is the priority channel.

However, if you have a VHF 7100US and are operating on USA or Canadian channel banks, you can set the priority channel to cover both CH16 and CH09 as well as the working channel, as follows:

RADIO SETUP

 

WATCH MODE

BEEP VOLUME

 

>ONLY 16CH

INT SPEAKER

 

16CH+9CH

>WATCH MODE

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select RADIO SETUP, then WATCH MODE.

2.Select ONLY 16CH for dual watch mode, or 16CH+9CH for tri watch mode.

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3-6Weather Alert (Wx ALERT)

VHF 7100US only.

The NOAA provides several weather forecast channels on USA and Canadian channel banks. If severe weather such as storms or hurricanes are forecast, the NOAA broadcasts a weather alert on 1050 Hz. You can set up the radio to pick up weather alerts, as follows:

RADIO SETUP

 

WX ALERT

INT SPEAKER

 

ON

WATCH MODE

 

>OFF

>WX ALERT

 

 

 

 

 

1.Select RADIO SETUP, then WX ALERT.

2.Select ON (on) or OFF (off) then press ENT to enable the setting and return to the menu.

When a weather alert is broadcast, the alarm will sound. Press any key to hear the weather alert voice message.

3-7NMEA protocol (COM PORT)

The radio can be added to a group of instruments using NMEA protocol.

RADIO SETUP

 

NMEA

WATCH MODE

 

CHECKSUM

WX ALERT

 

>ON

>COM PORT

 

OFF

 

 

 

CHECKSUM ON is the usual setting.

1.Select RADIO SETUP, then COM PORT.

2.Select CHECKSUM ON (on) or OFF (off) then press ENT to enable the setting and return to the menu.

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