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  • Page 1 MISTIC (1024) 10/24/03 3:26 PM Page 1...
  • Page 2 Mystic OM.book Page 2 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    MYSTIC Controls, Keys, and Display ........
  • Page 4 Mystic OM.book Page 2 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Map Screen ..............65 Compass Screen .
  • Page 5: Fcc Rf Exposure Information

    Mystic OM.book Page 3 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM FCC RF Exposure Information Warning! Read this information before using this radio. In August 1996 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States with its action in Report and Order FCC 96-326 adopted an updated safety standard for human exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic energy emitted by FCC regulated transmitters.
  • Page 6: Included With Your Mystic Radio

    Wrist Strap Belt Clip Mounting Hardware Data Cable Charging Cradle Li-ion Battery MapSend Software AC Adapter Cigarette Lighter Adapter If any of these items are missing from the box, contact your Uniden Dealer or the Uniden Parts Department at (800)-554-3988.
  • Page 7: Lithium Ion Battery Pack Warning

    Mystic OM.book Page 5 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Lithium Ion Battery Pack Warning Avoid exposing the Lithium Ion battery, attached or unattached to the radio, in direct sunshine, heated cars, or in areas with temperatures below -20° C (-4° F) or above +60° C (+140° F). Exposing the chemicals contained within the battery pack to temperatures above +60°...
  • Page 8: Mystic Controls, Keys, And Display

    Mystic OM.book Page 6 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM MYSTIC Controls, Keys, and Display Front/Side Controls A. LCD Display B. Push-To-Talk button C. Microphone D. Speaker E. DISTRESS button, with red plastic cover Keys 1. CALL/LIGHT -Press to display the DSC (Digital Selective Call) Menu.
  • Page 9: Top Controls

    Mystic OM.book Page 7 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Top Controls ➊ ➍ ➋ ➎ ➌ Belt Clip Antenna Speaker/Microphone Connector Squelch Control On/Off/Volume Control LCD Display ➊ ➋ ➌ ➍ ➎ ➏ ➑ ➐...
  • Page 10 Mystic OM.book Page 8 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM LCD Display Legend ➊ Channel Tag Displays current Channel name. ➋ Channel Display Displays current transmitting/receiving Channel number. ➌ Radio Status Icons TX or RX - Transmitting or Receiving. 1W or 5W - Displays transmit power.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Mystic OM.book Page 9 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Getting Started Mounting the Drop-in Charger You can mount the drop-in charger on either a horizontal or vertical surface. To mount the charger on a horizontal surface: Attach the drop-in charger using the mounting screws and washers as shown.
  • Page 12: Attaching The Antenna

    Mystic OM.book Page 10 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Plug one end of the AC adapter into the wall outlet and the other end into the drop-in charger. When you mount the drop-in charger on your boat, use the DC adapter instead.
  • Page 13: Attaching The Battery Pack

    Mystic OM.book Page 11 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Attaching the Battery Pack Place the battery pack onto the back of the radio. It will only fit in one way. Snap the battery release clip until it clicks. Be sure the battery pack fits tightly against the MYSTIC’s body.
  • Page 14: Charging The Battery Pack

    Mystic OM.book Page 12 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM To remove the belt clip from the radio, turn it and slide it off. Charging the Battery Pack Your MYSTIC is powered by a specially-designed Lithium Ion battery pack. See page 5 for the Lithium Ion Warning.
  • Page 15 Mystic OM.book Page 13 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM The red LED will illuminate and stay on until charging is completed. Warning! Do not transmit while the MYSTIC is in the charging cradle. When charging is completed, the red LED will extinguish. You may leave the MYSTIC in the charging cradle without overcharging the battery pack.
  • Page 16: Introduction

    This guide contains information about your radio, and the GPS mapping capabilities. If this is the first time you are using this MYSTIC, complete all the steps in the MYSTIC Setup Section (page 32) and the GPS Setup Section...
  • Page 17: Basic Vhf Radio Operation

    Mystic OM.book Page 15 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Basic VHF Radio Operation Location of Controls For a detailed description of the controls, keys, and display, see pages 6 through 8. Power On/Off Before turning the radio on, rotate the SQ (Squelch) control completely counter-clockwise.
  • Page 18 Mystic OM.book Page 16 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM A. Marine Only If you have set the MYSTIC for operation, you will see this Only screen. You will be able to use the MYSTIC only as a marine VHF radio.
  • Page 19: Squelch

    Mystic OM.book Page 17 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM C. VHF Screen If the MYSTIC is set for MRN & GPS and you press [ENTER], the display changes to the VHF Screen. The radio will be tuned to the Channel you were on when you last turned the radio Off.
  • Page 20: Using The Mystic Keys

    Using the MYSTIC keys Your MYSTIC has 11 keys and a four-way cursor. Of the 11 keys, 6 are dual-function. That is, you press that key to access one function, and you press and hold that key to access another.
  • Page 21: Manual Tuning

    Mystic OM.book Page 19 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Manual Tuning To manually select a Channel, press the cursor key to increase the Channel number, or press the cursor key to decrease the Channel number. Communication channels are located on Channel 01-28 and 60-...
  • Page 22: Triple Watch

    Mystic OM.book Page 20 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM The display will indicate the selected Channel. To cancel Channel 16/Channel 9 communications: Press the [16/9/TRIPLE] key until the previous Channel setting appears. --or-- Press any of the following keys: [ ], [ ], SCAN/MEMORY], or [16/9/TRIPLE].
  • Page 23: Transmitting

    Channel 70 of the USA, International, and Canadian frequencies, and Channel 15, of the USA frequencies, and WX CH – are for receiving only. The Mystic transmits on Channel 70 when sending DSC information. Your radio will not transmit voice on these channels.
  • Page 24: Entering Channel Numbers Into Memory Scan

    Mystic OM.book Page 22 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Press the [1W/5WLOCK] key to change the transmitter output to 1 watt. Press the [1W/5WLOCK] key again to change back to 5 watts. Note: Each time the [1W/5WLOCK] key is pressed a short tone sounds.
  • Page 25: Review Channel Memory

    Mystic OM.book Page 23 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Note: The Memory Channel can be set independently in 3 regional modes (USA, INT, and CAN). You cannot use this feature in WX mode or for Channel 70. Review Channel Memory You can review all Channels currently stored in Memory, and quickly change to any stored Channel.
  • Page 26: Sending A Distress Call

    Mystic OM.book Page 24 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM If not, repeat call, beginning at Item 3 above. Sending a Distress Call This feature is used to transmit a Distress call with position information that may result in a quicker response. The Distress Call transmits radio's MMSI, an Event Code, Time, and Position information using the DSC Standards.
  • Page 27: Receiving A Distress Call

    Mystic OM.book Page 25 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 3. If you don’t cancel the Distress Call, the MYSTIC automatically changes to Channel 16, and output power changes to 5W. All the following Modes are cancelled: WX ALERT TRIPLE WATCH...
  • Page 28 Mystic OM.book Page 26 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 1. If a Distress Call is sent from another radio, the screen display shows a distress nature code, the calling radio's MMSI, time, and position information. If the Distress Call doesn't include...
  • Page 29 Mystic OM.book Page 27 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 3. When your radio receives a Distress Relay Ack, the DSC Routine tone sounds, and a Message Screen is displayed. The screen will display , a nature DISTRESS RELAY ACK...
  • Page 30: Entering Data

    Much of the information you need to take advantage of the many functions in your MYSTIC must be entered via the [MENU] procedures. The specific data to be entered is covered in the MYSTIC Setup Section, starting on page 32. The next paragraphs cover the techniques for entering data.
  • Page 31 Mystic OM.book Page 29 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM The Menus 1. When you want to set up either the VHF functions, or the GPS functions, begin by pressing [MENU]. This will open the main Menu. Use the cursor keys to select (highlight) the item you want.
  • Page 32 Mystic OM.book Page 30 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM The Alphanumeric Keypad 1. When you are ready to enter or edit data in the Directory or the Channel TAG, the alphanumeric keypad opens automatically. The very top of the...
  • Page 33 Mystic OM.book Page 31 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Numbered Fields Certain other data is entered or edited in special fields that look like an automobile odometer. To enter or edit that data: 1. Press ENTER. The cursor will be in the first numeric position at the left.
  • Page 34: Mystic Setup

    GPS functions is covered in the Section beginning on page 55. Default Settings When you turn the MYSTIC on for the first time, there are default settings for your radio. For most settings these may be what you want. However, there are a number of options you must set, and entries you must make in memory to take full advantage of all the MYSTIC features.
  • Page 35: Mystic Setup

    In this Mode, only the GPS functions will work, and you will not receive any Marine signals. MRN & GPS. In this Mode, all functions of the MYSTIC are in use. This is the factory default setting. To select the operating Mode: 1.
  • Page 36: Select U.i.c. (Usa, International, Or Canada)

    GPS receiver. Select U.I.C. (USA, International, or Canada) The MYSTIC can operate on any of the Marine channels listed at the back of this Guide. However, you must determine which set of channels you will use, depending on the location where you will be using the radio. The default is USA channels.
  • Page 37: Directory

    Mystic OM.book Page 35 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM To change the U.I.C. selection: 1. Press [MENU]. 2. At the screen, use to highlight and press Menu [ENTER]. 3. At the screen, use to highlight VHF Menu U.I.C. press [ENTER].
  • Page 38 Mystic OM.book Page 36 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Editing a Directory Entry 1. Press [MENU]. 2. At the screen, select and press [ENTER]. Menu 3. At the screen, screen and press VHF Menu Directory [ENTER]. 4. At the...
  • Page 39: Fips Codes

    Mystic OM.book Page 37 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM FIPS codes The 6-digit Federal Information Processing System (FIPS) code established by the National Weather Service (NWS) identifies geographic areas in the United States. You must program the FIPS codes to receive S.A.M.E.
  • Page 40: Channel Tag

    Mystic OM.book Page 38 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Editing a FIPS code 1. Press [MENU]. 2. At the screen, select and press [ENTER]. Menu 3. At the screen, select and press [ENTER]. VHF Menu FIPS Code 4. At the Menu, select the Code you want to edit.
  • Page 41 Mystic OM.book Page 39 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM To add a Channel TAG 1. Press [MENU]. 2. At the screen, select and press [ENTER]. Menu 3. At the screen, select and press VHF Menu Channel TAG [ENTER]. 4. At the Channel TAG screen, select the group of channels (United States, International, or Canadian) you will tag and press [ENTER].
  • Page 42: Mmsi Entry

    Federal MMSI's are issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). You will need to obtain a nine digit MMSI number and program it into the MYSTIC. The information obtained from the application is useful to the U.S. Coast Guard to help in search and rescue operations. You will also need it to send and receive DSC calls.
  • Page 43: Dsc Watch

    5. Press [ESC] to return to the VHF screen. Note: If the MYSTIC is currently tuned to Channel 70, it will receive DSC Calls even if DSC Watch is Off. If you send a Distress Call, the MYSTIC automatically turns DSC Watch On.
  • Page 44 Mystic OM.book Page 42 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 3. At the , select , and press [ENTER]. VHF Menu Auto CH Switch 4. Select and press [ENTER]. The MYSTIC returns to the VHF Menu 5. Press [ESC] to return to the VHF screen.
  • Page 45: Position Reply

    Mystic OM.book Page 43 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM POSITION REPLY When the calling radio has requested the position information of your MYSTIC radio, you can decide to transmit your Latitude and Longitude information automatically, or on a call by call basis. To set the Position Reply option: 1.
  • Page 46: Gps Basic Operations

    GPS Basic Operations Position Fix Note: If this is the first time you are using the MYSTIC in GPS mode, you must set up the GPS parameters. See the GPS Setup Section (page 55) for the correct procedure. Once the MYSTIC has been set up, you should automatically get a position fix when you turn the radio on.
  • Page 47: Navigational Screens

    The current Date and EPE (Estimated Position Error, in feet) Averaging and a numeric value. This means the MYSTIC is comput- ing fixes. the speed is near 0.0, so the position is being averaged. You can see the satellites being used and their signal strength on the Satellite Status screen (described in Navigational Screens below).
  • Page 48 Mystic OM.book Page 46 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Cursor Mode - In the Cursor Mode, you are provided with a cursor that can be moved on the map. At the bottom of the display is the information for the position of the cursor relative to your present position.
  • Page 49 Mystic OM.book Page 47 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Large Data Screen The Large Data screen is similar to the Compass screen, with the compass removed to allow for large display of the navigation data. this screen is because the customizable information can be read even from a distance.
  • Page 50 Mystic OM.book Page 48 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Road Screen The Road screen presents your route as if you were travelling on a road. When you need to make a turn, the road will graphically display the turn and the direction.
  • Page 51 Mystic OM.book Page 49 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Speedometer Screen The Speedometer screen displays your speed in a familiar graphical format. There are four additional data fields at the top of the display that can be customized to display the data that you need.
  • Page 52: Accessing The Navigation Screens

    Mystic OM.book Page 50 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Accessing the Navigation Screens The [ESC] key are used to step through the various navigation screens. If you are viewing one of the Navigation screens, pressing [ESC] will take you to the previous Navigation screen. If you are not viewing one of the Navigation screens, pressing [ESC] will return you to the last Navigation screen viewed.
  • Page 53: Using Goto Routes

    There is a limit to the number of waypoints you can store in the MYSTIC. The MYSTIC will store up to 500 user waypoints in memory. If you should ever get that many and need to input more, you will have to delete ones that you no longer need to make room.
  • Page 54 User Waypoint These are all the waypoints you have already entered into your MYSTIC. The remaining categories are ones that have waypoints which have been pre-loaded into your MYSTIC and are stored in permanent memory. Select Find By. There are two options of “Find By”: Alphabetical and Nearest To.
  • Page 55: Navigating On A Goto Route

    Section (page 96). Navigating on a GOTO Route The MYSTIC has the tools you’ll need to navigate to your destination. You have the choice of three customizable screens that display the information that you need in the layout that you desire. You may find the compass screen perfect for you, or you may prefer the Large Data or Map screen.
  • Page 56 GOTO routes are not saved in memory when the MYSTIC is turned off. If you are navigating on a GOTO route and you need to turn the MYSTIC off, you will need to re-enter the GOTO. However, Routes are stored in memory. If you...
  • Page 57: Gps Setup

    GPS Setup Initializing your MYSTIC When you turn the MYSTIC on for the first time, there is no GPS position information. Although you could let the unit calculate your present position automatically from the available satellites, it could initially take up to 20 minutes, depending on the surrounding terrain.
  • Page 58 Mystic OM.book Page 56 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM to highlight your area, and press [ENTER]. Enter the Time and Date. The cursor appears at the first character in the time field. To set the time: a. Use to increase or decrease the number.
  • Page 59: Gps Settings

    MYSTIC GPS functions. GPS Settings Your MYSTIC comes with a number of default settings. You can change these settings to suit the way you intend to use the MYSTIC. To setup your MYSTIC: Press the [MENU] key.
  • Page 60 Mystic OM.book Page 58 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM At the Setup Menu, use Setup Menu highlight the setting you want to change and press [ENTER]. RF Select You can change the default setting for any Initialize of the following:...
  • Page 61: Nav Screens

    Mystic OM.book Page 59 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Simulate If you select , all the features and the functions of the Simulate MYSTIC appear to operate. However, the readings are simulated, not real time data. You can simulate operations in one of two Modes: automatic, or manual.
  • Page 62: Map Datum

    WGS84, and secondary position screen is NAD27. Elev Mode You can select the elevation mode used by the MYSTIC. You can choose between 3D (uses satellite information to compute elevation) or 2D (displays a fixed elevation based upon the elevation entered).
  • Page 63: Light Timer

    You can clear the information in memory if you want to store other information instead. This may be useful if you are approaching the limit of the MYSTIC memory. for example, you may want to clear the Waypoints you have stored. You can clear: Track history, Wpts/Routes (Waypoints and Routes), Routes, FIPS, Directory, Restore Ch TAGs, Distress Call Log, Individual Call Log, Reset default, or All memory.
  • Page 64: Customizing The Navigation Screens

    NMEA You can select the NMEA message that will be output from the MYSTIC when it is in the charging cradle and connected to a computer with the data cable. The choices are Off, V1.5 APA, V1.5 XTE or V2.1 GSA. Your choice depends on what message the device you are connecting to needs to receive.
  • Page 65: Customizing Data Fields

    Mystic OM.book Page 63 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Customizing Data Fields Many of the navigation screens have data fields that display navigational information. You can customize these fields for each navigation screen separately with 17 different data types:...
  • Page 66 Mystic OM.book Page 64 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM The specific Menu may vary somewhat, depending on the screen you are at, but the procedure is the same: 1. Press [ESC] until you are at the screen you want to customize.
  • Page 67: Map Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 65 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 5. You will see a list of 17 different data options. Use to move up and down the list to select the option you want to display for the highlighted data field.
  • Page 68: Position Mode

    The Present Position Icon graphically displays your position on the map. While you are moving it will point in the direction you are heading. If the MYSTIC is not computing positions, this icon is replaced with an hourglass icon. Map Scale Indicator Provides the scale for the map.
  • Page 69: Cursor Mode

    Mystic OM.book Page 67 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 3. You’ll see this warning message. to select and press [ENTER]. If you select , all Track history will be cleared. Customizable Data Fields These fields display navigational information for viewing on the Map screen.
  • Page 70 Mystic OM.book Page 68 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Cursor Icon The Cursor Icon pinpoints the location you have select by using Map Scale Indicator Provides the scale for the map. The number displayed represents approximately 1/4 of the screen’s width. The scale can be changed with the [IN] and [OUT] keys.
  • Page 71: Customizing The Map Display

    Mystic OM.book Page 69 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM c. Use to move to the second line ( ). Press Detail [ENTER] to access the Detail selection list. d. Use to select the detail you want to display, and press [ENTER].
  • Page 72 Mystic OM.book Page 70 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Customizing the Map Items a. Press [MENU] from the Map display. b. Use to select and press [ENTER]. Map Setup c. Use to select the tab. Display d. Use to select the options you want to display.
  • Page 73 Mystic OM.book Page 71 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Turning Map Info On/Off You can turn on or turn off the data fields that are displayed on the Map screen. When you turn them off, you have more room for the Map display.
  • Page 74 Mystic OM.book Page 72 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM You are now returned to the Map screen with no data fields. With the Map Info hidden, press to go back to the cursor mode. Notice that the bearing and distance to the cur- sor are shown at the bottom of the map, together with the scale.
  • Page 75 Mystic OM.book Page 73 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM c. Use to highlight Select , and press [ENTER]. Map Info d. Use to highlight , and press Data Fields [ENTER]. You are returned to the Map display with two data fields displayed at the bottom.
  • Page 76 Mystic OM.book Page 74 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM b. Use to highlight Select , and press [ENTER]. Map Info c. The top item has now changed to Customize Fields. Use highlight Customize Fields and press [ENTER].
  • Page 77 Mystic OM.book Page 75 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM d. You are now returned to the Map screen, with the data field on the left highlighted. HEADING e. For the remaining steps, see page 64. Street Info This option displays an information block at the bottom of the Map screen showing the name of the street your present position arrow is on.
  • Page 78 Mystic OM.book Page 76 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM d. Use to highlight Street , and press [ENTER]. Info You are returned to the Map display with the Street Info displayed at the bot- tom. W. Gladstone St. Setting the Map Parameters...
  • Page 79 Mystic OM.book Page 77 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 2. Use to highlight Map Setup and press [ENTER]. (The Menu is slightly different from Cursor Mode, but the procedure is the same.) 3. You are now at the Map Setup options screen. Note that there are two tabs.
  • Page 80 Mystic OM.book Page 78 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM b. Use to select the orientation you want, and press [ENTER]. The options are: North Up - North is at the top of the screen. Course Up - The heading of the active leg of the active route is at the top of the screen.
  • Page 81 Mystic OM.book Page 79 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Setting the Track Mode to “OFF” will cause severe limitations to the ability of the MYSTIC to create a backtrack route. The same temporary waypoints used to create the displayed track are used to compute a backtrack route.
  • Page 82 [ENTER]. Selecting Primary Usage The MYSTIC can be set to either Land or Marine Usage. When in Land (default), the map displays land areas in white and water areas as dark gray. For marine applications it may be desirable to reverse the display, showing water as white and land as dark gray.
  • Page 83: Compass Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 81 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM b. Use to select the Primary Usage you want, and press [ENTER]. c. Press [ESC] to return to the Map screen. Your Map screen selections have now been set. You can go back and change any of them at any time.
  • Page 84 Mystic OM.book Page 82 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Destination Name When you are navigating on a GOTO or multileg route, the name of the destination is placed here. For multileg routes, the name displayed is the name of the destination for the leg of the route you are presently navigating on.
  • Page 85: Large Data Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 83 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Large Data Screen Destination Name Customizable Data Fields Destination Name When you are navigating on a GOTO or multileg route, the name of the destination is placed here. or multileg routes, the name dis- played is the name of the destination for the leg of the route you are presently navigating on.
  • Page 86: Position Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 84 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Position Screen Present Position Coordinates and Elevation Current Time and Date GPS Status Customizable Data Fields Trip Odometer There are two Position screens. You can toggle between the two using .
  • Page 87: Road Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 85 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM b. Use to highlight . Press [ENTER]. Reset Trip c. You will see a Warning screen asking you to verify the reset. to select and press [ENTER]. Position Screen 2 Position screen 2 displays GPS data based on the navigation units you selected.
  • Page 88: Data Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 86 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM play. Also, you will see upcoming turns in advance allowing you to make necessary preparations. Customizable Data Fields See page 64 for the steps for customizing these fields. Scale Indicator Use the [IN] and [OUT] keys to change the scale.
  • Page 89: Speed Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 87 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Customizable Data Fields See page 64 for the steps for customizing these fields. Speed Screen Destination Name Customizable Data Fields Speedometer Odometer Destination Name When you are navigating on a GOTO or multileg route, the name of the destination is placed here.
  • Page 90: Satellite Status Screen

    The Satellite Status screen visually displays the satellites being used and the strength of the received signal. Additionally, this screen displays how much battery life is remaining. This is a very handy screen when you wish to view how well your MYSTIC is tracking satellites. Satellite Position Graph The two circles indicate satellite elevation as seen from your cur- rent position.
  • Page 91 Mystic OM.book Page 89 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Position Mode 3D - position computed is 3-dimensional (elevation is being computed). 2D - position computed is 2-dimensional (elevation is not being computed). Blank - MYSTIC is not computing a position fix.
  • Page 92: Advanced Vhf Radio Operations

    Mystic OM.book Page 90 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Advanced VHF Radio Operations Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Digital Selective Calling 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).
  • Page 93: Group Call

    [ENTER] to make the call. Or, select and press [ENTER] to cancel the call. 5. After you press [ENTER], the MYSTIC returns to the Channel Display screen. All Ships 1. Select an open (unused) working Channel.
  • Page 94: Send Position Request Call

    Routine tone or the DSC Distress tone will sound, and the POSITION screen, displaying the category, callers’ MMSI (or name) REQUEST and time. 1. If you have set the Position Reply to AUTO, your MYSTIC will automatically transmit your position information.
  • Page 95: Making A Position Send Call

    5. After the call is made, the radio returns to the screen. Receiving a Position Send Call 1. When your MYSTIC receives a Position Send Call, the DSC Routine tone or DSC distress tone sounds. The Position Send screen appears, displaying the calling ship’s message category, MMSI, time and position information.
  • Page 96: Standby

    The DSC STANDBY function allows the MYSTIC to answer DSC calls with the UNATTENDED message, and record the calls for response at another time. When you set the MYSTIC to DSC STANDBY Mode, voice traffic may still be active on any chosen Channel.
  • Page 97: Geographical Call

    Mystic OM.book Page 95 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM 6. A screen will appear Call Wait Log and you can see the details of the call. The illustration on the right is an example of the Call Wait Log...
  • Page 98: Gps Advanced Operations

    Mystic OM.book Page 96 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM GPS Advanced Operations Modifying a Waypoint with a Custom Icon and Name When you mark a Waypoint, you just want to save your position quickly. However, it will be difficult to figure out later which waypoint this is from a list of waypoints named WPT001, WPT002, etc.
  • Page 99: Adding A Message To A Waypoint

    You can also add a message to Waypoint you are creating. There is a memory limit however. You can save up to 500 user-entered Waypoints in your MYSTIC but only 200 Waypoint of those can have a message assigned to it.
  • Page 100: Accessing Waypoints In The Database

    Mystic OM.book Page 98 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM To add a message to a Waypoint you are creating, highlight the field using Message and press [ENTER]. The same keyboard you used to enter the is displayed, allowing Name you to enter a message.
  • Page 101 Mystic OM.book Page 99 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Uploaded ® Using the MapSend software you can add detailed maps to your MYSTIC. Along with the detailed maps, there is a set of waypoints for a wide variety of categories. To Access Waypoints: 1. Press [MENU]. 2. Select , and press [ENTER].
  • Page 102: Routes

    Mystic OM.book Page 100 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM go to the first waypoint beginning with , and then and so forth. Press [OUT] to go in the reverse direction ( Nearest To Nearest To provides you with a way to find the waypoints nearest to a waypoint you select.
  • Page 103: Multileg Route

    After 30 minutes you choose to return to where you started, following the same route you just took. All you need do is follow the instructions below and let the MYSTIC take you there. To create a Backtrack route: 1.
  • Page 104 Mystic OM.book Page 102 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Activate/Deactivate a Route You can activate or deactivate any stored Route. When a Route is being used to navigate, it is said to be "active". When you want to use a Route to navigate with, you must first activate it.
  • Page 105 Mystic OM.book Page 103 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Edit a Route You can modify an existing Route by inserting a leg, deleting a leg or replacing a leg. To Edit a Route: 1. From any Map Screen, press [MENU].
  • Page 106 Mystic OM.book Page 104 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM To Append a Leg (Add a Leg to the end of the route.): 1. Select the next available Leg (dashes). 2. Press [ENTER]. 3. Select and press [ENTER]. Database 4. Select the desired Waypoint and press [ENTER].
  • Page 107: Vertical Profile

    Mystic OM.book Page 105 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Create a Route Using Track History You can automatically create a multileg route using your Track History. This route will be saved to your Route list with a naming convention of "T01P01 to T01Pxx" where Pxx indicates the number of points in the route.
  • Page 108: Fish/Hunt Screen

    Mystic OM.book Page 106 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Change the Sun/Moon Position You can change the position that you want to view the Sun/Moon information for. The default is "Position" which is your present position. To change the Sun/Moon Position: 1.
  • Page 109: Contrast

    Mystic OM.book Page 107 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Change the Fish/Hunt Position You can change the position that you want to view the Fish/Hunt information for. The default is "Position" which is your present position. To change the Fish/Hunt Position: 1.
  • Page 110: Alarms

    An example of its use would be as you set anchor you turn on the anchor alarm to beep at a given distance. With the MYSTIC still operating and computing fixes you can then go fishing or other activities knowing that if you drift more than the distance you selected, the MYSTIC will alert you.
  • Page 111 Mystic OM.book Page 109 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM GPS Fix Alarm This turns on or off the alarm that can sound whenever the MYSTIC has lost its ability to compute position fixes due to loss of signal from the satellites.
  • Page 112: Vhf Fm Marine Radio Telephone Channel And Functions (Usa Channels)

    Mystic OM.book Page 110 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM VHF FM Marine Radio Telephone Channel and Functions (USA Channels) FREQUENCY (MHz CHANNEL SHIP SHIP TYPE OF TRAFFIC DESIG TO SHIP TO SHORE TRANSMIT RECEIVE 163.275 NOAA Weather RX Only RX Only 162.550...
  • Page 113: Vhf Fm Marine Radio Telephone Channel And Functions (Int Channels)

    Mystic OM.book Page 111 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM VHF FM Marine Radio Telephone Channel and Functions (Int Channels) FREQUENCY (MHz CHANNEL SHIP SHIP TYPE OF TRAFFIC DESIG TO SHIP TO SHORE TRANSMIT RECEIVE — 163.275 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only —...
  • Page 114: Vhf Fm Marine Radio Telephone Channel And Functions (Can Channels)

    Mystic OM.book Page 112 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM VHF FM Marine Radio Telephone Channel and Functions (CAN Channels) FREQUENCY (MHz CHANNEL SHIP SHIP TYPE OF TRAFFIC DESIG TO SHIP TO SHORE TRANSMIT RECEIVE — 163.275 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only —...
  • Page 115: Nwr-S.a.m.e Event Codes

    Mystic OM.book Page 113 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM NWR-S.A.M.E Event Codes Event Code Standard EVENT LEVEL (Siren Type) LCD Display Warning Watch Statement Test Emergency Action Notification EMG NOTIFY Emergency Action Termination EMG END National Information Center NATION INFO...
  • Page 116: Gps Glossary

    Mystic OM.book Page 114 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM GPS Glossary Active Leg The segment of a route currently being traveled. Altitude The current elevation above sea level. Bearing. The compass direction from your position to a destination, measured to the nearest degree.
  • Page 117 Mystic OM.book Page 115 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Default The value or setting automatically chosen by the unit unless otherwise directed. Can be changed in Setup. Distance. Distance from position to destination. Estimated Time of Arrival. The estimated time of day the leg’s destination waypoint...
  • Page 118 Mystic OM.book Page 116 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM NMEA National Marine Electronics Association. A professional organization that defines and maintains the standard serial format used by marine electronic navigation equipment and computer interfaces. OSGB A coordinate system describing only Great Britain, similar to UTMs.
  • Page 119: Gps Waypoint Icons

    Mystic OM.book Page 117 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM GPS Waypoint Icons Default Fuel Restaurant Garden Rock House Golf Scuba Aerial Hotel RV Service Airport Hunt/Fish Shooting Amusement Large City Sight Seeing Lighthouse Small City Auto Repair Major City...
  • Page 120: Using Mapsend

    Mystic OM.book Page 118 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Using MapSend™ The MapSend™ Streets and Destinations USA CD included with your MYSTIC allows you to load detailed street maps into your unit. The maps supplied on the CD contain full street detail of US cities. Features Enables you to load street maps for any region in the United States into your MYSTIC.
  • Page 121 MS Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 (or higher) The MapSend™ Streets and Destinations USA CD allows you to extend the capabilities of your MYSTIC GPS receiver. Please refer to the Help files in the software for assistance on the features and functions. This brief introduction is provided only to demonstrate the most commonly used function;...
  • Page 122 Mystic OM.book Page 120 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Select your Region Click on the “Draw New Region” icon on the MapSend toolbar. Use the tool to select the area on the map that you want to upload into your MYSTIC. The map will now look like this: Here is the region selected for this example.
  • Page 123 MYSTIC. Depending on the size of the map, this could take a few minutes. e. Now using the MYSTIC, go to the Map screen and zoom out over the area on the map where you have uploaded the region. Once you have zoomed out far enough, you will see the outline of a box.
  • Page 124: Waas

    Mystic OM.book Page 122 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM WAAS MYSTIC Your GPS receiver has been upgraded to include the latest WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) technology. With WAAS your GPS receiver can compute position locations with an accuracy never before possible in a commercial receiver.
  • Page 125: Technical Support And Service

    Mystic OM.book Page 123 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Technical Support and Service Your Uniden dealer can provide you with sales assistance and information. If your marine radio does not perform properly, follow the troubleshooting tips in the back of this Operating Guide.
  • Page 126: Troubleshooting

    Mystic OM.book Page 124 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Troubleshooting If the MYSTIC does not perform to your expectations, try the suggestions listed below. If you cannot get satisfactory results, call the Uniden Technical Support at (800) 586-0409, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
  • Page 127: Specifications

    Mystic OM.book Page 125 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Specifications General Channels : Transmit: 55 Receive: 80 Marine (all USA, International, and Canadian} 10 Weather Controls : On-Off/Volume, Squelch, PTT, DISTRESS Keys : IN, CALL/LIGHT, OUT, GOTO/MARK, ESC, MENU, ENTER, WX/ALERT, SCAN/MEMORY, 1W/5W/;LOCK, 16/...
  • Page 128 Mystic OM.book Page 126 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Notes...
  • Page 129 Mystic OM.book Page 127 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Notes...
  • Page 130 Mystic OM.book Page 128 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM Notes...
  • Page 131 (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.
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