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Atlantis
275
FLOATING VHF MARINE RADIO
RADIO VHF MARITIME FLOTTANTE
OWNER'S MANUAL
GUIDE D'UTILISATION

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  • Page 1 Atlantis FLOATING VHF MARINE RADIO RADIO VHF MARITIME FLOTTANTE OWNER’S MANUAL GUIDE D’UTILISATION...
  • Page 2 MAKING A DISTRESS CALL For future reference, write your boat’s name & call sign here: Speak slowly - clearly - calmly. 1. Make sure your radio is on. 16/9-TRI 2. Press the key to switch to Channel 16 (156.8 MHz). (If 16/9-TRI the corner of the display does not show 16, press the key again until it does.)
  • Page 3 FAIRE UN APPEL DE DÉTRESSE Pour toute référence ultérieure, transcrivez ci-dessous le nom et l’indicatif d’appel de votre bateau: Parlez lentement – clairement – calmement. Vérifiez si votre radio est en marche. 16/9-TRI Appuyez sur la touche du microphone afin de commuter au canal 16 (156,8 MHz).
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION ..........E-1 FEATURES ................E-1 WATERPROOF SPECIFICATIONS ........E-2 GETTING STARTED ..........E-3 WHAT’S INCLUDED ............E-3 PARTS OF THE ATLANTIS 275 .........E-4 Front view .................E-4 Back view .................E-4 Charger ................E-6 READING THE DISPLAY ............E-6 Display icons and what they mean ........E-7 HOW IT WORKS ..........
  • Page 6 CHANGING THE CHANNEL ..........E-15 MAKING A TRANSMISSION ..........E-16 Boosting the transmission power ........E-16 SETTING KEY LOCK ............E-17 SETTING THE UIC CHANNEL MODE ......E-17 TURNING THE KEY BEEP ON AND OFF ......E-17 BACKLIGHTING ..............E-17 ADJUST LCD CONTRAST ..........E-18 SAVING A CHANNEL TO MEMORY .......E-18 SCANNING CHANNELS IN MEMORY ......E-18 BATTERY SAVE FEATURE ..........E-18 SPEAKER VIBRATION TONE ..........E-18...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    (flashlight function). x Backlight User-selectable white backlight during daylight and amber backlight during night. x Contrast Adjust Adjust LCD contrast levels. x Vibrating Speaker Tone Clears water from the speaker cavity. Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Waterproof Specifications

    Emergency CH16/ CH9 Mode WATERPROOF SPECIFICATIONS The Atlantis 275 is a submersible radio, complying with floating IPX8 water-resistant standards. The radio can be submerged in 1.5 meter of water for 30 minutes without damage. CAUTION! The radio will only meet this rating if fully assembled and all rubber seals are well maintained and correctly fitted.
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Charger Atlantis 275 Radio Belt Clip (Removeable antenna) AC Adapter DC Adapter Not Shown: Hand Strap Owner’s Manual Mounting Hardware If any pieces are missing or damaged, and for information on accessories, visit www.uniden.com. Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 10: Parts Of The Atlantis 275

    LOCK UIC key 16/9 Tri (16/9 Triple watch) key High/Medium/Low key MEM SOS key Power/Light key Alert WX key Scan Dual key VOL SQL key Microphone Speaker Drainage Opening Back view Battery charging contacts Belt clip Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 11 Use ▲ and mode. Use ▲ and ▼ VOL SQL to raise and lower the ▼ to raise and lower volume (Levels = 0 - the squelch settings 15). (Levels = 0 - 3). Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Charger

    A, B: Canadian channels all the possible (21B, 22A etc.) Battery Current Channel status icon Number icons and what they VOL and SQL display when the Volume or Squelch mean. modes are active Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13: Display Icons And What They Mean

    Weather Alert Watch is turned on. Displays 6 battery levels from fully charged to empty. Displays when Volume mode is turned Displays when Squelch mode is turned A, B = Canadian Channels (21B, 22A, etc) Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: How It Works

    2 seconds. Checks channels 16 Triple Press and hold 16/9 and 9 for activity every 2 Tri for 2 seconds. Watch seconds. # Note: Private boats must monitor channel 16 whenever they Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Normal Mode Operation

    Watch on switch to that weather channel. (If you are transmitting or receiving an active transmission, the radio waits until the channel is clear or you finish your transmission before checking the weather channel.) Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Normal Mode With Triple Watch Or Dual Watch

    When it detects a signal, the radio stays on the channel until you press the ▲ or ▼ button or the signal stops. Resume scan The radio scans about 5 channels in 0.5 seconds. E-10 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Using The Radio In Scan Mode

    Memory Channel Scan Every few seconds, the radio checks the last-used weather WX Alert channel, then scans the next Watch on channel. Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-11...
  • Page 18: Scan Mode With Triple Watch Or Dual Watch

    If you activate Weather Alert Watch while operating in weather mode, it operates as a type of “sleep mode”: the radio stays on the weather channel and mutes the speaker. If an alert E-12 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Weather Mode With Triple Watch Or Dual Watch

    CHARGING THE BATTERY Your radio includes a charger and an internal rechargeable battery. Place your radio in the charger with the display facing forward. Make sure that the CHARGE LED on the charger turns orange. Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-13...
  • Page 20: Important Notes On Charging The Battery

    2. Slide the clip up until it comes free of the latch. USING YOUR RADIO CHANGING THE VOLUME To increase the speaker volume, press the VOL SQL key. The screen displays VOL and a volume level number. Use E-14 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21: Setting The Squelch Level

    CHANGING THE CHANNEL Press the ▲ and ▼ keys briefly to scroll through the channels one channel at a time. Press and hold the ▲ or ▼ key to quickly scroll through the channels. Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-15...
  • Page 22: Making A Transmission

    1 Watt. See the channel lists starting on page E-22 for a list of power-restricted channels. x In an emergency, if you press and hold the Push to E-16 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Setting Key Lock

    2. Press the icon again and the backlight level/color changes in the following order: White High (default) - White Medium - White Low - Amber High - Amber Medium - Amber Low - White High, etc. Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-17...
  • Page 24: Adjust Lcd Contrast

    # Note: Uniden recommends using white backlight during the day and amber backlight at night. ADJUST LCD CONTRAST Adjust the LCD contrast to make the images on the LCD clearer and easier to see. You must first enter LCD contrast adjustment mode.
  • Page 25: Maintenance And Troubleshooting

    C) or above 104° F (40° C). The power LED on the charger doesn’t turn on. - Make sure the charging contacts on the radio and charger are clean. - Have the battery replaced. Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-19...
  • Page 26: Specifications

    Dual Watch (see page E-8). Where can I find my The serial number is on the back of the radio’s serial number? radio. SPECIFICATIONS General All US/International/Canada marine channels Channels 10 Weather channels Freq. Control E-20 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27 +5.5 dB @ 500 Hz; -6.5 dB @ 2000Hz Response Adjacent Channel 75 dB @ ±25 kHz Selectivity Audio Output Power 0.7 W @10% THD Current Drain Squelched: 60 mA; Max. Audio: 430 mA Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-21...
  • Page 28: Marine Radio Channel Chart

    Vessel Traffic System Bridge to Bridge 156.650 156.650 US and CAN: 1W 156.700 156.700 Vessel Traffic System Receive Inhibit 156.750 Environmental Only Environmental 156.750 156.750 INT and CAN: 1W 156.800 156.800 Distress, Safety, Calling E-22 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29 US Coast Guard Liaison and Airtime Safety Information 1022 157.100 157.100 Broadcasts Announced on Channel 16 157.150 161.750 Marine Operator 23B* INHIBIT 161.750 MB Service 1023 157.150 157.150 US Coast Guard Only 157.200 161.800 Marine Operator Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-23...
  • Page 30 156.275 156.275 Port Operations 1065 156.275 156.275 Port Operation 156.325 160.925 Marine Operator Port Operations 156.325 156.325 Canada: 1 Watt Only 1066 156.325 156.325 Port Operations Bridge-to-Bridge 156.375 156.375 156.425 156.425 Non -Commercial E-24 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 31 US and CAN: 1 Watt Only 156.925 161.525 Port Operations 156.925 156.925 Non-Commercial, Inter-Ship 1078 156.925 156.925 Non-Commercial 2078 161.525 161.525 156.975 161.575 Port Operations 156.975 156.975 Inter-Ship 1079 156.975 156.975 Commercial 2079 161.575 161.575 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-25...
  • Page 32: Weather Channels And Frequencies (Us And Can

    Weather Channels and Frequencies (US and CAN) Name on Ch No. RX Freq display WX01 162.5500 162.550 MHz WX02 162.4000 162.400 MHz WX03 162.4750 162.475 MHz WX04 162.4250 162.425 MHz WX05 162.4500 162.450 MHz WX06 162.5000 162.500 MHz E-26 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 33 Name on Ch No. RX Freq display WX07 162.5250 162.525 MHz WX08 161.6500 161.650 MHz WX09 161.7750 161.775 MHz WX10 163.2750 163.275 MHz Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual E-27...
  • Page 34: Regulations And Safety Warnings

    16 whenever your boat is underway. x If you hear a distress call, wait a few minutes to let a shore station or Coast Guard vessel respond. If no other E-28 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 35 Unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment may void compliance with the FCC Rules. Any change or modification must be approved in writing by Uniden. Changes or modifications not approved by Uniden could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 36 Exposing the chemical contained within the battery to temperatures above +140°F (+60°C) may cause the battery to rupture, fail, or reduce performance. In case of exposure to the cell contents, wash the affected area thoroughly and seek medical attention. E-30 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 37: Three-Year Limited Warranty

    (E) used in any conjunction with equipment or parts or as part of any system not manufactured by Uniden, or (F) installed or programmed by anyone other than as detailed by the Operating Guide for this product.
  • Page 38 The Product should be shipped freight prepaid, by traceable means, or delivered, to warrantor at: Uniden America Corporation C/O Saddle Creek 743 Henrietta Creek Rd., Suite 100 Roanoke, TX 76262 E-32 Uniden Atlantis 275 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 40 QUESTIONS? Visit our website at www.uniden.com. QUESTIONS? Visitez-nous au www.uniden.com. Printed in Vietnam Imprimé en Vietnam U01UT661ZZZ(0)