The OCEANUS DSC transmits on fifty-four marine frequencies and
receives on eighty marine frequencies. Channel 70 of the USA,
International, and Canadian frequencies, and channel 15 of the USA
frequencies, and WX CH – are for receiving only. The radio transmits
on channel 70 when sending DSC information. Your radio will not
transmit on these channels. For your reference, a listing of all the
available marine channels are located on pages 55 - 57.
SETTING TX OUTPUT
Caution: It is important to remember to use the LO position in port or
for short range communications.
When you turn the radio On for the first
time, the unit is automatically set to
transmit at 25 watts (HI).
Press H/L/MENU to change the
transmitter output to 1 watt (LO).
Press H/L/MENU again to change back
to 25 watts (HI).
Each time the H/L/MENU is pressed a short tone sounds.
CH13 is set as 1 watt (LO) channel. When the channel is set
as LO power channel, you can transmit at 25 watts (HI) by
pressing and holding H/L/MENU during the call.
LO power channels are 13 and 67 for USA, and 13, 15, 17,
and 20 for CAN.