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Uniden MHS75 Owner's Manual

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MHS75
VHF MARINE RADIO
RADIO VHF MARITIME
OWNER'S MANUAL
GUIDE D'UTILISATION

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  • Page 1 MHS75 VHF MARINE RADIO RADIO VHF MARITIME 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. Make sure your radio is on. Press the 16/9-Tri button to switch to Channel 16 (156.800 MHz). (If the corner of the display does not show 16, press the 16/9-Tri button again until it does.) Press the Push to talk button and say,...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Getting Started ......E-2 Using Your Radio ..... E-15 What’s included ......E-2 Changing the volume ....E-15 Parts of the MHS75 ..... E-3 Setting the squelch level .... E-15 Front view ........E-3 Changing the channel ....E-15 Back view ........E-3 Making a transmission ....
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Features The MHS75 provides the following key features: • Submersible design Complies with JIS8/IPX8 water-resistant standards, which means the radio can be submerged in 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes without damage. • Memory scan mode Lets you save channels to memory and monitor them in quick succession.
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    MHS75 Radio Antenna DC Charger Lithium Ion Battery Belt Clip Wrist Strap If any pieces are missing or damaged, contact Uniden Customer Service (see back cover for contact information). For information on available accessories, visit www.uniden.com. Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 6: Parts Of The Mhs75

    UIC-Lock button 16/9-Tri Channel up (16/9- triple button watch) button 1/5W-2.5W Scan-Dual button (scan-dual Channel down watch) button button Mem (memory) Microphone button Speaker Back view Battery Battery charging Battery Belt clip latch contacts Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Dc Charger

    Switch the transmit power Change the transmit power 1/5W-2.5W between 1 Watt and 5 Watts. to 2.5 Watts. DC Charger Battery charging contacts Power LED 12 V DC (”cigarette lighter”) plug Release tabs Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Reading The Display

    The current channel is saved in memory. The radio is in Scan mode. The radio is in Weather Mode Weather Alert Watch is turned on. The battery is fully charged, mostly charged, half charged, mostly empty, or completely empty. Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 9: How It Works

    How It Works The MHS75 radio has three main operation modes: normal mode, scan mode, and weather mode. Use it when you To turn it Mode What it does want to...: on/off Monitors a single marine Normal Monitor a channel or...
  • Page 10: Normal Mode Operation

    (If weather channel. you are actively WX Alert transmitting, the radio Watch on waits until you finish your transmission before checking the weather channel.) Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 11: Normal Mode With Triple Watch Or Dual Watch

    Monitoring Channel 25 09 16 09 16 09 16 Every 2 seconds, the radio Every 7 seconds, checks channels 9 & 16. the radio checks Triple Watch on the last-used weather channel. WX Alert Watch on Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Scan Mode Operation

    When the radio stays on a channel, press Channel Up to leave that channel and resume scanning. • To end the scan, press the Scan-Dual button again; the radio remains on the last scanned channel. Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13: Scan Mode With Weather Alert Watch

    Triple Watch on Both Weather Alert and Triple/Dual Watch in scan mode You can activate Weather Alert Watch and Triple/Dual Watch at the same time. The radio performs both checks at their scheduled time: E-10 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Weather Mode

    If an alert is detected, the radio sounds an alert tone and turns the speaker back on. This mode is very useful when you are anchoring for the night but want to keep informed of hazards. E-11 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Weather Mode With Triple Watch Or Dual Watch

    Installing the battery Your MHS75 comes with a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery; for shipping safety, the battery is not installed at the factory. 1. Insert the hook on...
  • Page 16: Charging The Battery

    (If the radio is powered on, the battery takes longer to charge.) • If the battery is empty, the radio can’t transmit, even if it’s in the charger. E-13 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Disconnecting The Charger

    To remove the belt clip: Rotate the clip so that the finger indentation is towards the bottom of the radio. Slide the clip up until it comes free of the anchor post. E-14 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Using Your Radio

    Press the Channel Up and Channel Down buttons briefly to scroll through the channels one channel at a time. Press and hold the Channel Up or Channel Down button to quickly scroll through the channels. E-15 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Making A Transmission

    1 Watt. When you tune to a limited-power channel, the radio automatically switches to 1 Watt. See the channel lists starting on page 19 for a list of power-restricted channels. E-16 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Setting The Uic Channel Mode

    UIC-Lock key to rotate through the US, Canadian, and international channels. Maintenance and Troubleshooting Due to its rugged design, the MHS75 requires very little maintenance. However, it is a precision electronic instrument, so you should follow a few precautions: •...
  • Page 21: Specifications

    Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Power Source 7.4V 1040 mAh 4.57 (H) x 2.49 (W) x 1.53 (D) inch Size (without antenna) 116.2 (H) x 63.3 (W) x 39 (D) mm Weight 10.2 oz (290g) (w/battery and antenna) E-18 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Channels And Frequencies

    Simplex Commercial 156.450 156.450 Simplex Non commercial 10 156.500 156.500 Simplex Commercial 11 156.550 156.550 Simplex Vessel traffic system 12 156.600 156.600 Simplex Vessel traffic system 13 156.650 156.650 Simplex, 1W Bridge to bridge E-19 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23 74 156.725 156.725 Simplex Port Operation 75 156.775 156.775 Simplex, 1W Port Operation 76 156.825 156.825 Simplex, 1W Port Operation 77 156.875 156.875 Simplex, 1W Port Operation (Ship-Ship) 78A 156.925 156.925 Simplex Non Commercial E-20 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Canadian Channel Frequencies And Names

    Simplex Vessel Traffic System 156.650 156.650 Simplex, 1W Bridge To Bridge 156.700 156.700 Simplex Vessel Traffic System 156.750 156.750 Simplex, 1W Environmental 156.800 156.800 Simplex Distress, safety, calling 156.850 156.850 Simplex, 1W State Control E-21 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25 156.675 156.675 Simplex Port Operation 156.725 156.725 Simplex Port Operation 156.775 156.775 Simplex, 1W Port Operation 156.825 156.825 Simplex, 1W Port Operation 156.875 156.875 Simplex, 1W Port Operation 78A 156.925 156.925 Simplex Inter Ship E-22 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 26: International Channel Frequencies And Names

    12 156.600 156.600 Simplex Vessel traffic system 13 156.650 156.650 Simplex Bridge to bridge 14 156.700 156.700 Simplex Vessel traffic system 15 156.750 156.750 Simplex, 1W Environmental 16 156.800 156.800 Simplex Distress, safety, calling E-23 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27 Port operation 74 156.725 156.725 Simplex Port operation 75 156.775 156.775 Simplex, 1W Port operation 76 156.825 156.825 Simplex, 1W Port operation 77 156.875 156.875 Simplex Port operation (ship-ship) 78 161.525 156.925 Duplex Port operation E-24 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 28: Weather Channel Frequencies And Names

    Marine operator 88 157.425 157.425 Simplex Marine operator Weather channel frequencies and names Channel WX01 162.5500 WX02 162.4000 WX03 162.4750 WX04 162.4250 WX05 162.4500 WX06 162.5000 WX07 162.5250 WX08 161.6500 WX09 161.7750 WX10 163.2750 E-25 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29: Regulations And Safety Warnings

    If you hear a distress call, wait a few minutes to let a shore station or Coast Guard vessel respond. If no other station has responded after 5 minutes, you must respond to the distress call. E-26 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30: Fcc/Industry Canada 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.
  • Page 31: Lithium Ion Battery Warning

    +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-28 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 32: Three Year Limited Warranty Statement

    (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 33: Uniden America Corporation

    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 Fort Worth, TX, 76155 (800) 554-3988 E-30 Uniden MHS75 Radio Owner’s Manual...