MIC/RF GAIN CONTROL
RF POWER/liS" METER
DUAL WATCH SWITCH
Your Barracuda designed for ease of operation,
is provided with the following
1. OFF/ON VOLUME: To turn the transceiver on, rotate the control clockwise
past click. To turn the transceiver off, rotate the control counterclockwise past
click. Rotate the control clockwise for a comfortable audio volume level.
2. CHANNEL SELECTOR: This switch is used to select anyone of the 10 Marine
Band channels. Channel 88 has been reserved by the D.O.C. for emergency
communications involving the immediate safety of life of individuals or im-
mediate protection of property. Channel 88 may also be used to render assist-
anceto a seafarer.
3. MODE SELECTOR:
This switch selects AM or SSB (USB) mode of operation.
This selector changes the mode of operation
of both transmitter
Set the selector to the mode on which you wish to communicate.
of the mode,
LED mode indicator is provided in two different
colors, green for AM and red for SSB (USB).
The squelch control
set to a position which just elimi-
nates undesired background
noise with no signal present. With the audio volume
adjusted to a satisfactory
level, rotate the Squelch control clockwise to the point
where the sound from the speaker is cut off. In this position, there will be no
sound from the speaker until a signal is received. In order to hear weak signals, it
may be necessary to rotate the Squelch control counterclockwise,
background noise to be heard.