We want to take a couple of moments of your time to thank you for making the IC-F610 your radio of choice, and hope you agree with Icom’s philosophy of “technology ﬁrst.” Many hours of research and development went into the design of your IC-F610.
CAUTIONS R WARNING! NEVER AC outlet. This may pose a ﬁre hazard or result in an electric shock. NEVER connect the transceiver to a power source of more than 16 V DC such as a 24 V battery. This connection will ruin the transceiver.
PANEL DESCRIPTION I Front panel q AF VOLUME CONTROL KNOB Rotate the knob to adjust the audio output level. • Minimum audio level is pre-programmed. w STATUS UP/DOWN (LEFT UP/DOWN) KEYS* [∫ ∫ ]/[√ √ ] Pushing these keys will scroll up/down the status memory. e FUNCTION DISPLAY Displays a variety of information, such as dialling numbers, texts, status and message, etc.
t MEMORY DOWN (RIGHT DOWN) KEY* [ ➥If the stored calls are displayed by pushing the Call Back key, this key scrolls down the screen. ➥While entering the dial number via the optional microphone keypad, push the key to delete the last digit as a backspace key.
‘ ‘ Programmable key assignment Dealer programmable keys [P [∫ ∫ ]/[√ √ ] and right Up/Down [ one of several functions by your Icom dealer. In the following explanations, programmable function names are bracketed; the speciﬁc switch used to activate the func- tion depends on programming.
I Function display q w e q TRANSMIT INDICATOR Appears while transmitting. w RECEIVE INDICATOR Appears while receiving a message. e SIGNAL STRENGTH METER Indicates the received signal strength at 4 levels. • If the connection with the communication network is not established, the whole icon turns OFF while •...
OPERATION I Turning power ON q Push to turn the power ON. • A power-up alert tone sounds for about 1 sec. and an opening message may appear. w If the transceiver is programmed for a start up passcode, input the digit codes as directed by your dealer. •...
‘ ‘ General Push to turn the power ON. A power-up alert tone will be heard. Push again to turn the power OFF. The following information will sequentially appear on the display. D D Opening text The pre-programmed opening text and individual ID will appear.
OPERATION t A warning beep will be emitted 10 seconds before the communication timer reaches the limit. When the limit has been reached, the communication will be discon- nected automatically. TIME 1 59 y To manually end the communication, push [Clear]. (or push [✱], then push [#]).
t A warning sound will be emitted 10 seconds before the communication timer reaches the limit. When the limit has been reached, the communication will be discon- nected automatically. y Push [Clear] to manually end the communication. D D Making a Status Call A status message may be sent to the dispatcher or a remote station having an individual code.
OPERATION r Push [PTT] to send the status message to the despatch- t When the status message has been successfully sent out, ‘OK’ appears on the display. D D Include Call • After moving to the communication channel, you can make an additional call to the other station for them join in to the communication with you.
D D Group Call • Group Call to the stations having the same prefix and ﬂeet codes. Enter the group code via the keypad and then push [#]. The group call will be started. (e.g.) To call 200 5001 91 from 200 2001 200, enter 91#. •...
OPERATION D D Emergency Call • Enter ✱9✱ plus an individual code or a group code and then push [#]. The emergency call will be started. ‘Selectable Emergency Function; Disable*’ ➥Enter ✱9, then push [#]. The pre-programmed ‘Emergency Number’ used for the emergency call. ‘Selectable Emergency Function;...
• Enter #44n✱ plus station B’s individual code and then push [#]. This will allow you to cancel the Divert 3rd Party call. • Enter #45n and then push [#]. This will allow you to can- cel the call that diverted to you. ➥In the place of ‘n’, enter 1 for voice, 0 for data, or noth- ing for both voice and data.
RECEIVING ‘ ‘ Receiving a call D D Reception of an individual call When an individual call is received, the telephone beep sounds telling you that a call has been received. Immediately after this, you can talk with the caller. ALERTING q The caller’s individual code and count-down timer will appear on the LCD screen.
➥ In the case of a call received from the Inter-Prefix, ‘INTER-PFIX’ is displayed on the LCD screen. ➥The communication time timer will appear on the dis- play. TIME 00 56 w The individual ID will appear if ‘Display Pressel’ function is enabled, and remain displayed during the current communication.
RECEIVING ‘ ‘ Progress messages The following messages appear corresponding to the progress of the processing of a call. MESSAGE DESCRIPTION ABORTED ..Your call has been aborted (Wait for a while and then make the call again). CALLING .
D D Call Back function • If you do not want to answer the call immediately, use this function. ➥Pushing [Call Back] will allow you to enable or disable the function. • When this function is enabled, the transceiver sends the Call Back to the called station.
OTHER FUNCTION D D Scrambler function The transceiver is compatible with the optional UT-109 (#02)* scrambler unit. ➥ Pre-programmed 5 scrambler code can be selected in the User Setup Menu. (p. 19) NOTE: UT-109 is recommended for trunking operation. Both UT-110 and UT-109 are recommended for conven- tional operation.
D D RX Speaker function (optional OPC-617 is required) Output the receive audio to an out-of-vehicle speaker. External audio ampliﬁer and speaker are required. D D Ignition SW function The transceiver’s power turns ON/OFF automatically depending on the ignition switch position. This function requires additional optional wiring cables.
USER SETUP MENU ‘ ‘ User Setup Menu By pushing and holding down the [Clear/P onds when your transceiver is in the standby mode (not dur- ing communication, dialling, or operation), the User Setup menu appears. The User Setup menu allows you to use the settings for the backlight, Ringer level, beep level, compander ON/OFF, microphone gain, squelch level, AF minimum level, Scrambler, Hook and Horn settings.
‘ ‘ MAP27 serial interface MAP27 is a Mobile Access Protocol for MPT1327/1343 com- munication equipment. It permits data exchange between MPT radio equipment and external equipment such as a data terminal which may be a laptop computer. By connecting the OPC-822 OPTIONAL INTERFACE CABLE external connector of the transceiver (J9), you can use the serial interface*.
[OP F1], [OP F2], [∫ ∫ ], [√ √ ], [ ] or [ grammed for one of several functions by your Icom dealer. In the following explanations, programmable function names are bracketed; the speciﬁc switch used to activate the func- tion depends on programming.
Either Trunking or Conventional mode; [Mode] Push this key to toggle between Trunking mode and Conventional mode. [Null] No function is assigned. [High/Low] Pushing this key will toggle in the order of Low1 power, Low2 power, High power and Auto power. [Public Address] Use the transceiver as an ampliﬁer.
CONNECTION AND MAINTENANCE I Rear panel and connection Optional speaker (SP-22) Optional cable (OPC-617 or OPC-822) q Antenna black: Supplied DC power cable Note: Use the terminals for the cable connections. NEVER connect to red: a 24 V battery. Battery Crimp Solder...
q ANTENNA CONNECTOR Connects to an antenna. Ask your Dealer about antenna selection and placement. w MICROPHONE HANGER Connect the supplied microphone hanger to the vehicle’s ground for microphone on/off hook functions. e DC POWER RECEPTACLE Connects to a 12 V DC battery. Pay attention to polari- NEVER ties.
CONNECTION AND MAINTENANCE I Mounting the transceiver The front panel can be inverted for correct viewing while leav- ing the built-in speaker facing away from the mounting sur- face. D Inverting the Front panel q Unscrew the 2-side screws. w Detach the Front panel forward from the transceiver. e Bend the ﬂat cable between Front panel and main unit as shown in the following diagram.
D Mounting the transceiver The universal mounting bracket supplied with your transceiv- er allows overhead mounting. • Mount the transceiver securely with the 4 supplied screws to a thick surface which can support more than 1.5 kg. Flat washer Spring washer When using self-tapping screws CONNECTION AND MAINTENANCE...
CONNECTION AND MAINTENANCE I Optional OPC-617 installation Install the OPC-617 as shown below. OPTIONAL CABLE PIN ASSIGNMENT qLCD backlight cont. IN t r e w q wAF OUT for PA, RX SP. function eDet. AF OUT rMod. IN o i u y I Antenna A key element in the performance of any communication sys- tem is an antenna.
‘ ‘ Cloning Cloning allows you to quickly and easily transfer the programmed contents from one transceiver to another trans- ceiver; or data from PC to a transceiver using the optional CS-F600(MPT) CLONING SOFTWARE PC-to-transceiver cloning Please refer to the HELP file that comes with the CS-F600(MPT) CLONING SOFTWARE CAUTION: Imprudent cloning operation causes a cloning...
EN 300 219 (March 2001) Signature v) EN 300 113 (March 2001) CE Versions of the IC-F610 which display the “CE” symbol on the serial number seal, comply with the essential requirements of the European Radio and Telecommunication Terminal Directive 1999/5/EC.