1. DIGITAL SELECTIVE CALLING (DSC)
Digital Selective Calling is a process of establishing a radio call, it has
been chosen by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as an
international standard for establishing VHF, MF and HF radio calls.
Digital Selective Calling has also been selected as part of the Global
Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
This service will let you instantly send a distress call with GPS position
(when optional GPS receiver is connected to the transceiver) to the US
Coast Guard and other vessels within range of the transmission. DSC
will also let you initiate or receive distress, urgency, safety, position
information and routine calls to or from another vessel outfitted with a
Press and hold the Menu key for 2
seconds when it is in the Channel
display mode, and the following
Press the PUSH – SELECT knob to select
Press and hold Menu for 2 seconds.
Press the PUSH – SELECT knob at
Rotate the PUSH – SELECT knob to
The user needs to select a open (unused) working channel
first, then make the call. After the acknowledgment, both radio
tune to the previously selected channel.
, the DSC CALL menu