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  • 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. 2. Press the 16/9-TRI button to switch to Channel 16 (156.8 MHz). (If the display does not show 16, press the 16/9-TRI button again until it does.) 3.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ............2 Features..................2 Included in Your Package ........3 Controls and Indicators ........4 LCD.Display................5 Getting Started ............6 Attaching.the.Antenna...............6 Set.Battery.Type...............6 Install.Batteries.................6 Charging.Ni-MH.Batteries............7 Battery.Level.Display..............7 Attach.and.Remove.Beltclip............8 Operation ............... 9 Turn.On.and.Set.Squelch............9 Selecting.a.Channel.
  • Page 4 Maintenance.&.Troubleshooting..........15 Specifications.......16 Common.Questions Marine Channels ..........18 United.States.Channels............18 Canada.Channels..............19 International.Channels............22 Weather.Channels..............24 RBRC.Information..............24 Maritime.Radio.Services.Operation........24 Basic.Radio.Guidelines............25 FCC/Industry.Canada.Information..........25 FCC.RF.Exposure.Information..........26 RF.Exposure.Information............26 Three.Year.Limited.Warranty..........27 Optional and Replacement Parts ...... 29...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    This handheld VHF marine radio will give you consistent, outstanding performance in virtually all conditions and situations. To ensure that you get the most from the Atlantis 200’s features, please read this operating guide carefully before using the unit. Features •...
  • Page 6: Included In Your Package

    Belt Clip (AD-0003) (XX-XXXX) 6 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (BT-873) Owners Manual (Not Shown) If any of these items are missing or damaged, contact Uniden Customer Service (see back cover for contact information). For information on available accessories, visit NOTE
  • Page 7: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and Indicators CHARGE H / L 1. Speaker 10. On/Off/Vol Knob 2. PWR H/L - LOCK Key (H: 3.5W) 11. Lanyard Hole 3. WX - ALERT Key 12. Battery Case Cover 4. 16/9 - TRI Key 13. Battery Case Cover Screw 5.
  • Page 8: Lcd.display

    LCD Display LO HIGH Memory Indicator Transmit Indicator LO/HIGH (1W/3.5W) Power Indicator United States/International/Canada (INT/INT/CAN) Indicator Channel Number Display Channel A Indicator Battery Indicator Triple Watch Indicator Weather Mode Indicator Weather Alert Indicator Key Lock Indicator Scan Indicator Channel A Indicator...
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Getting Started Attaching the Antenna 1. Place antenna over antenna stub. 2. Thread antenna clockwise until fully seated against mounting base. Hand tighten only. Be sure the antenna is firmly seated. NOTE Set Battery Type Your radio comes set to Ni-MH and with 6 Ni-MH batteries installed. •...
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    Charging Ni-MH Batteries Your radio is powered by rechargeable NiMH (included) or non- rechargeable alkaline batteries (not included). Before operating your radio, charge the Ni-MH batteries for 16 hours without interruption using the multifunction jack (Ext. Speaker/Mic/Headphone/CHARGE) on top of the radio located under the rubber protective cap. Make sure the battery switch is set to Ni-MH (see page 6 ).
  • Page 11: Attach.and.remove.beltclip

    • Transmission is impossible if Battery Level 0 is detected when you press PTT . • As long as you press PTT , an error tone sounds, TX and CH blink. CAUTION • Although the battery level is 0, it is possible to receive.
  • Page 12: Operation

    Operation Turn On and Set Squelch Your radio tunes to channel 16 — the United States Coast Guard frequency for distress, safety, and calling — automatically. HIGH 1. Turn Vol knob clockwise until you hear a beep. 2. Continue until you hear a hissing sound. 3.
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    Setting Levels: S0 - monitor mode S1 - minimum squelch (default) S2 - medium squelch S3 - maximum (tight) squelch 1. Press SQUELCH. S displays and the current squelch level flashes. 2. Press SQUELCH while the squelch level displays in order to change the squelch level to the next level. 3. Press and hold SQUELCH to save and exit the squelch setting. The unit beeps twice on exit. Selecting a Channel After turning on your radio, press HIGH scroll though the channels individually.
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    1. Hold the radio with microphone approximately 2 inches in front of your mouth with the antenna at approximately a 45° angle away from your head. 2. Speak in a clear, normal conversational voice. One-touch Channel 16/9 Press 16/9 Press 16/9 again While monitoring HIGH HIGH...
  • Page 15: Emergency/Weather.alert

    To rapidly move through the channels, press and hold ▲ or ▼ for more than 1 second. NOTE Emergency/Weather Alert Emergency/Weather Alert allows your radio to function as a severe weather warning radio and will also alert you to any local or national emergencies.
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    1. To listen to Canadian marine channels, press the uIC button once. CAN appears HIGH on the display. To listen to United States marine channels, press the uIC button again. US appears on the display. 2. The radio will keep the last mode setting that was selected when turned back on.
  • Page 17: Transmit

    • Scanning starts from the lowest to highest channel and stops when it finds an active channel. It remains on that channel until the transmission ends, then resumes scanning after a 2 second delay period. • When in the scan mode, the unit automatically activates NOTE the Triple Watch feature.
  • Page 18: Enable.or.disable.key.beep

    If the antenna has been damaged, do not transmit except in an emergency situation. Transmitting with a defective antenna may cause further radio damage. x You are responsible for continued FCC technical compliance of your radio. x You should arrange for periodic performance checks with your Uniden dealer.
  • Page 19: Common Questions

    Common Questions Problem Things to Try The radio won’t turn on. Charge the radio. • Make sure the Battery Switch is in the Ni-MH position (refer to page 6). • Make sure you installed NiMH The radio does not charge. batteries.
  • Page 20 Microphone Built-in Electret type Display Liquid Crystal Display Speaker 16Ω, 0.2 W-(Rated) 6 AAA rechargeable NiMH batteries 1.2V , 800mAh x 6 (7.2V) Power Source 6 AAA alkaline batteries (optional) 1.5V x 6 (9V) 4.5 (H) x 2.5 (W) x 1.22 (D) inch Size (without antenna) 116 (H) x 63 (W) x 31 (D) mm Weight...
  • Page 21: Marine Channels

    Marine Channels United States Channels United States Marine Channels Ch RX Freq TX Freq Status Name 1A. 156.050 156.050 Simplex Vessel.traffic.system/commercial 5A. 156.250 156.250 Simplex Vessel.traffic.system/commercial 156.300 156.300 Simplex 7A. 156.350 156.350 Simplex Commercial 156.400 156.400 Simplex Commercial 156.450 156.450 Simplex Non.commercial 10 156.500 156.500...
  • Page 22: Canada.channels

    United States Marine Channels Ch RX Freq TX Freq Status Name 66A. 156.325 156.325 Simplex Port.operation 67 156.375 156.375 Simplex,.1W Bridge.To.Bridge 68 156.425 156.425 Simplex Non.Commercial 69 156.475 156.475 Simplex Non.Commercial 70 156.525 .Inhibit Receive.only Digital.Selective.Calling 71 156.575 156.575 Simplex Non.Commercial 72 156.625 156.625 Simplex...
  • Page 23 Canadian Marine Channels Ch RX Freq TX Freq Status Name 160.750 156.150 Duplex Marine Operator 4A 156.200 156.200 Simplex Canadian Coast Guard 5A 156.250 156.250 Simplex Vessel Traffic System 156.300 156.300 Simplex Inter-Ship Safety 7A 156.350 156.350 Simplex Commercial 156.400 156.400 Simplex Commercial 156.450 156.450 Simplex Boater Calling Channel...
  • Page 24 Canadian Marine Channels Ch RX Freq TX Freq Status Name 64A 156.225 156.225 Simplex Port.Operation 65A 156.275 156.275 Simplex Port.Operation 66A 156.325 156.325 Simplex,.1W Port.Operation 156.375 156.375 Simplex Bridge.To.Bridge 156.425 156.425 Simplex Non.Commercial 156.475 156.475 Simplex Non.Commercial 156.525 Inhibit Receive.only Digital.Selective.Calling 156.575 156.575 Simplex Non.Commercial...
  • Page 25: International.channels

    International Channels International Marine Channels Ch RX Freq TX Freq Status Name 1 160.650 156.050 Duplex Marine.operator 2 160.700 156.100 Duplex Marine.operator 3 160.750 156.150 Duplex Marine.operator 4 160.800 156.200 Duplex Marine.operator 5 160.850 156.250 Duplex Marine.operator 6 156.300 156.300 Simplex 7 160.950 156.350...
  • Page 26 International Marine Channels Ch RX Freq TX Freq Status Name 61 160.675 156.075 Duplex Marine.operator 62 160.725 156.125 Duplex Marine.operator 63 160.775 156.175 Duplex Marine.operator 64 160.825 156.225 Duplex Marine.operator 65 160.875 156.275 Duplex Marine.operator 66 160.925 156.325 Duplex Marine.operator 67 156.375 156.375 Simplex
  • Page 27: Weather.channels

    Regulations and Safety Warnings WARNING! Read this information before using the radio. RBRC Information As part of our commitment to protect the environment and conserve natural resources, Uniden voluntarily ® participates in an RBRC industry program to collect and recycle used Ni-MH batteries within the US.
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    these frequencies without proper authorization is strictly forbidden. See page 18 through page 24 for tables of the available channels and their uses. If you are still not certain which channels to use, see the FCC maritime radio page at the FCC website ( or contact the FCC Call Center at 1-888-CALL-FCC.
  • Page 29: Fcc.rf.exposure.information

    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. FCC RF Exposure Information...
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    (D) serviced or repaired by someone other than an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty, (E) used in any conjunction with equipment or parts or as part of any system not manufactured by Uniden, or...
  • Page 31 The Product should be shipped freight prepaid, by traceable means, or delivered, to warrantor at: Uniden America Corporation Parts and Service Division 4700 Amon Carter Boulevard...
  • Page 32: Optional And Replacement Parts

    Optional and Replacement Parts Antenna Wrist Strap AC Adapter (HH9408) (XX-XXXX) (AD-0003) 6 AAA NiMH Belt-Clip Rechargeable Batteries DC Adapter (XX-XXXX) (BT-873) (XX-XXXX) Uniden Parts Department (800) 554-3988 Hours: M-F 8:00AM to 5:00PM CST We can also be reached on the web at
  • Page 33 QUESTIONS? Visit our website at or call 1-800-297-1023. QUESTIONS? Contactez-nous au ou appelez 1-800-297-1023. Printed in China Imprimé en Chine U01UT641ZZZ(0))