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    MISTIC (1024) 10/24/03 3:26 PM Page 1[...]

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    Mystic OM.book Page 2 Wednes day, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    1 FCC RF Exposure Informatio n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Included with your MYSTIC Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Lithium Ion Battery Pack Warnin g . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[...]

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    2 Map Scree n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Compass Sc reen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Large Data Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

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    3 Wa r n i n g ! Read this information before usin g this radio. In August 1996 the Federal Communications Commiss ion (FCC) of the United St ates with its action in Report and Order FCC 96-326 a dopted an updated safety standard for human exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic ener gy emitted by FCC regulated transmitters. Those guidelines ar[...]

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    4 If any of these items are missing from the box, cont act your Uniden Dealer or the Uniden Pa rts De partment at (800)-55 4-3988. VHF Radio Operating Guide Antenna Wrist S trap Belt Clip Mounting Hardware Data Cable Charging Cradle Li-ion Battery MapSend Software AC Adapter Cigarette Lighter Ad apter Included with your MYSTIC Radio Mystic OM.book [...]

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    5 Avoid expo sing 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 conta ined within the battery pa ck to temperatur es above +60° C (+140° F) may cause the battery to rupture , fail, or reduce p[...]

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    6 ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ 1 1 ❼ ❽ ❾ ❿ ❶ B A 12 E C D 1 Front/Side Controls A. LCD Display B. Push-T o-T alk 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. Press and hold to change the Backlight le vel. 2. IN - Press to zoom into a Navigatio[...]

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    7 To p C o n t r o l s 1. Belt Clip 2. Antenna 3. Speaker/Mi crophone Connector 4. Squelch Contr ol 5. On/Of f/V olume Control LCD Display ➊ ➋ ➌ ➍ ➎ ➊ ➋ ➌ ➍ ➎ ➏ ➐ ➑ Mystic OM.book Page 7 Wednes day, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    8 LCD Display Legend ➊ Channel T ag Displays current Channel name. ➋ Channel Display Displays current transmitting/receiving Channel number . ➌ Radio S tatus Icons TX or RX - T ransmitting or Receiving. 1W or 5W - Displays transmit power . MEM - Indicates current Channel is in memory for scan. SCAN - Indicates SCAN Mode is ON. USA , INT , or [...]

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    9 Mounting the Drop-in Charger 1. Y o u can mount the drop- in charger on either a horizont al or vertical surface. T o m ount the char ger on a horizo ntal surface: Attach the drop-in charge r using the mounting screws and washer s as shown. T o m ount the char ger on a vertical surface: Insert the two mounting screws into th e wall keeping the sa[...]

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    10 2. Plug one end of the AC adapter into the wall outlet and the other end into the drop-in char ger . When you moun t the drop-in charger on your boat, use the DC adapter instead. Att aching the Antenna Attach the antenna to the MYS TIC . Be sure the antenna is firmly seated. Mystic OM.book Page 10 Wed nesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    11 Att aching the Battery Pack 1. Place the ba ttery pack onto th e back of the radio. It will only fit in one way . 2. Snap the battery release clip until it clicks. Be sure the battery pack fits tightly against the MYSTIC ’s body . Att aching the Belt Clip 1. Hold the belt clip in the direction shown. 2 . Place it fi r m ly o n t h e mo u n tin[...]

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    12 3. T o remove the belt clip from the radio, turn it and slide it off. Charging the Battery Pack Yo u r MYSTIC is powered by a spec ially-designed Lithium Ion battery pack. See p age 5 for the Lithium Ion W arning. Note: Before oper ating your MYSTIC , charge the battery pack for 4 hours without interruption in the charging cradle. 1. Be sure the[...]

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    13 3. The red LED will illuminate and stay on until charging is completed. W arning! Do not transmit while the MYSTIC is in the charging cradle. z When charging is completed, th e red LED will extinguish. Y ou may leave the MYSTIC in the charging cradle witho ut overchar ging the battery pack. z Y ou can monitor incoming calls while the MYSTIC is i[...]

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    14 Congratulations on your purchase of the MYSTIC full VHF/GPS Mapping Marine Radio . The MYST IC is designed with exac ting standards to provide reliability , long life, and outstanding performance. Note: The graphics in this Operating Guide are in tended for illustration purposes. They may appear differ ent from the actual screens on your MYSTIC [...]

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    15 Location of Controls For a detailed descriptio n of the controls, key s, and display , see pages 6 thr ough 8. Power On/Off Before turning the radio on, ro tate the SQ ( Squelch) control completely counter-clockwise. T hen, turn the radio On by rot a ting the VOL ( ON/Of f/ Vo l u m e ) control clockwise. Adjus t the volume to a comf ortable lev[...]

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    16 A. Marine Only If you have set the MYSTIC for MRN Only operation, you will see this screen. Y ou will be able to use the MYSTIC only as a marine VH F radio. Y ou will not have the use of the GPS functions. B. Map Screen If the MYSTIC is set for GPS Only , and you press [ENTER] while the W arn ing message is disp layed, the display changes to the[...]

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    17 C. VHF Screen If the MYSTIC is set for MRN & GPS , and you press [ENTER] , the disp lay changes to the VHF Scre en. The radio will be tuned to the Chann el you were on when you last turned the radio Off. D. No GPS Screen If you don’t press [ENTER] at the W arn ing Screen within th e 10 sec- onds, you will not have GPS available. If you now[...]

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    18 T o set the Squelch level: 1. T ur n SQ fully clockwise. This raises the “Squelch Gate” so high that only very strong signals can get thro ugh. 2. T ur n SQ fully counterclock wise until you hear a hiss. This lowers the “Squelch Gate” so that everything get s through - noise, weak signals, and strong signals. 3. T ur n SQ back clockwise [...]

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    19 Manual T uning T o manua lly select a Channel, pr ess the S cursor key to increase the Channel number , or press the T cursor key to decrea se the Channel number . Communication channels are located on Channel 01-28 and 60- 88. Weat her Channels Weather chan nels are located on channels WX0 to WX9. T o select Weather Channels, press the [WX/ALER[...]

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    20 The display will indicate the selected Channel. T o cancel Channel 16/Channel 9 communications: z Press the [16/9/TRIPLE] key u ntil the previous Channel setting appears. --or-- z Press any of the following keys: [ S ], [ T ], SCAN/MEMOR Y], or [16/9/TRIPLE] . T riple Watc h T riple W atch monitors Channel 16, Channel 9, and the current Marine C[...]

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    21 Note: While in T riple Watch mode, you can change the currently selected VHF Channel u s ing the S and T keys . A momenta r y press of the [16/9/TRIPLE] key interrupt s T riple Watch mode and causes the ra dio to remain on Channel 16. Pressing the [16/9/TRIPLE] key a gain causes the radio to remain on Channel 9. T o return to the T riple Watch m[...]

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    22 2. Press the [1W/5W LOCK] key to change the transmitter output to 1 watt. 3. 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. Certain channe ls are preset as 1 watt chann els. They ar e: 13 and 67 for the USA channels, a nd 13, 15, 17, and 20 for the CAN chan nels. Whe[...]

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    23 Note: The Memory Chan nel can be set independently in 3 re gional modes (USA, INT , and CAN). Y ou cannot use this feature in WX mode or for Channe l 70. Review Channel Memory Y ou can review all Channels cu rrently stor ed in Memory , and quic kly change to any store d Channel. T o Review Channel memory: 1. Press [MENU] . 2. At the Menu screen,[...]

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    24 14. If not, repeat call, beginning at Ite m 3 above. Sending a Distress Call This feature is used to transmit a Distress call with position information that may result in a quicker respon se. The Distress Call transmit s radio's MMSI, an Event Code, Time, and Po sition information using the DSC S tandar ds. Note: Y ou must set the user MMSI[...]

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    25 3. If you don’t cancel the Distress Call, the MYSTIC automa tically changes to Channel 16 , and output power changes to 5W . All the following Modes are cancelled: z WX z WX ALERT z TRIPLE W A TCH z SCAN z LOCK 4. The Distress call is transmitted and ther e is a delay of ab out 210 - 270 seconds. This is continued internally . After the Distre[...]

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    26 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 position information, then the ra dio displays NO POSITION . The waypoint is not marked, an d the current rou te is cleared. 2. When your radio[...]

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    27 3. When your radio receives a Distress Relay Ack, the DSC Routine tone sounds, and a Message Screen is displayed. The screen will display DISTRESS RELAY ACK , a nature code, the original calling radio's MMSI, time, and position information. 256 130 DISTRESS RELA Y ACK Mystic OM.book Page 27 Wed nesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    28 Distress Nature Codes Note: When receiving a Distress, Distre ss Ack, or Distr ess Relay Call, the MYSTIC will save the incoming posi tion information as a Waypoint. The position inform ation will be displayed as a “Wreck” icon on the ma pping scree n. Entering Dat a Much of the information you ne ed to take adva ntage of the many functions [...]

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    29 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 S and T cursor keys to select (highlight) the item you want. Then, press [ENTER] to access the sub-menu for that category . For example: T o setup or enter data for the VHF radio, select VHF and pr[...]

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    30 The Alphanumeric Keyp ad 1. When you are ready to enter or ed it data in the Directory or the Channe l T AG , the alphanumeric keyp ad opens automatically . The ve ry top of the keypad window shows the field you are entering, with the cursor at the fir s t position. 2. Y ou can now use STWX to select the character you wish to enter . With the ch[...]

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    31 Numbered Fields Certai n other data is ente red or edited in special fields that look like an aut o m o b ile od o mete r . T o e n ter o r e d it th a t d a t a : 1. Press ENTER. The c u rsor w ill be in the first numeric p o s ition at the lef t . 2. Press S to increase or press T to decrease the num ber . When you have the first digit set, us[...]

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    32 This Section co vers the setup of the VHF radio func tions. The setu p of the GPS functions is covered in the Section beginnin g 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 t hese ma y be what you want. However , there are a number of options you must s[...]

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    33 MYSTIC Setup Most of the options are set up beginning with the [MENU] key . After th at, it is a matter of selecting (highlighting) th e option you want to set up or ed it, pressing [ENTER] , and going throug h the various menus and screens. The techniques for entering or editing dat a are covered in the previous Section, beginning on p a ge 29.[...]

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    34 a. If you set the radio to MRN Only , you will be returned to the VHF screen, with the me ssage that it is in the MRN Only Mode. b. If you set the MYSTIC to GPS Only or MRN & GPS , you will be returned to the W arning screen. Note: When the MYSTIC is set to GPS Only , the VHF screen is not displayed. The unit functions only as a GPS receiver[...]

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    35 T o change the U.I.C. selection: 1. Press [MENU] . 2. At the Menu screen, use S and T to highlight VHF and press [ENTER] . 3. At the VHF Menu screen, us e S and T to highlight U.I.C. and press [ENTER] . 4. At the U.I.C. Select ion Menu, use S and T to highlight the selection you want, and press [ENTE R] . 5. Y ou will be returned to the VHF scre[...]

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    36 Editing a Directory Entry 1. Press [MENU] . 2. At the Menu screen, select VHF and press [ENTER] . 3. At the VHF Menu screen, screen Directory and pr ess [ENTER] . 4. At the Directory screen, select the entry you want to edit and press [MENU] . 5. At the new screen, select Edit User and press [ENTER] . 6. At the Edit Userxx dia log box, press [EN[...]

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    37 FIPS codes The 6-digit Fed eral Informat ion Processing Syste m (FIPS) code established by the National Weather Ser v ice (NWS) identifies geographic areas in the United S tates. Y ou must program the FIPS codes to receive S.A.M.E. (Specific Area Message Encoding) alerts about Emergency/ Weather occur ring in a particular ar ea. If you do not pr[...]

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    38 Editing a FIPS code 1. Press [MENU] . 2. At the Menu screen, select VHF and pr ess [ENTER] . 3. At the VHF Menu screen, select FIPS Code and press [ENTER] . 4. At the FIPS Menu, select the Code you want to edit. When you have selected the Code, p ress [MENU] . 5. At the new screen, select Edit Location and press [ENTER] . 6. At the FIPS xx dialo[...]

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    39 T o add a Channel T A G 1. Press [MENU] . 2. At the Menu screen, select VHF and pr ess [ENTER] . 3. At the VHF Menu screen, select Channel TAG and press [ENTER] . 4. At the Channel T AG screen, select the group of channels (United S tates, International, or Ca nadian) you will tag and press [ENTER] . 5. Y ou will proceed to the Channe l TAG yyy [...]

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    40 MMSI Entry Federal MMSI's (Maritime Mobile Service Identities) are issued by the National T elecommunications and Infor mation Administration. Non- Federal MMSI's are issued by the Federal Commun ications Commission (FCC). Y ou will need to obtain a nine di git MMSI number and program it into the MYSTIC . The information obta ined from[...]

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    41 3. At the V HF M e nu , select MM S I En t r y , a n d p r ess [E N T ER ] . 4. At the MMSI Entry screen, select Group M MSI and press [ENTER] . 5. Press [ENTER] . Enter the Group MMSI number using the same technique as you did for User MMSI . 6. When you have entered all the digit s, press [ENTER] . The highlight will move to the OK box. Press [...]

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    42 3. At the VHF Menu , select Auto CH Switch , and press [ENTER] . 4. Select On or Off and p r ess [ENTER] . The MYSTIC returns to the VHF Menu . 5. Press [ESC] to return to the VHF screen. Mystic OM.book Page 42 Wed nesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    43 POSITION REPL Y When the calling r adio has requested the position informa tion of your MYSTIC radio, you can decide to transmit your Latitude and Longi tude information automa tically , or on a call by call basis. T o set the Position Reply option: 1. Press [MENU] . 2. At the Menu screen, select VHF and pr ess [ENTER] . 3. At the VHF Menu , sel[...]

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    44 Position Fix Note: If this is the first time you are using the MYSTI C in GPS mode, you must set up the GPS pa rameters. See the GPS Setup Section (pa ge 55) for the correct procedure. Once the MYSTIC has been set up, you should au tomatically get a position fix when you turn the radio on. Because the MYSTIC gets the informatio n it needs from s[...]

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    45 Once the three satellites have been acquired, the display alternate between two readout s: z The current Date and EPE (Estimat ed Position Er ror , in feet) z Averaging and a numeri c value. Th is mean s the MYSTIC is c omput- ing fixes. the speed is near 0.0, so the position is being averaged. Y ou can see the satellites being used and their si[...]

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    46 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 inform ation for the position of the cursor re lative to your present p osition. Also any point s of interest that the cursor is over will be shown. T o access the Cursor Mode, pr ess any arrow on the keyp ad. A cros[...]

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    47 z Large Dat a Screen The Large Data screen is similar to the Compass screen, with the compass removed to allow for large display of the navigation data. th is screen is because the customizable information ca n be read even from a distance. Press W or X to alternate the information at the top of the screen between th e destination information ( [...]

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    48 z Road Screen The Road screen present s your route as if you were travelling on a road. When you need to make a turn, the road will graphically displa y the turn and the direction. W aypoint and destination icons will be displayed relative to your position as they come into view . Above the road is a compass that displays your hea ding and above[...]

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    49 z Speedometer Screen The Speedometer screen displays your speed in a familiar gr aphical format. There are four additional dat a fields at the top of the display that can be custom ized to display the data that you ne ed. The bottom of the screen cont ains a trip odometer that will re cord the distance travelled since the last time the odometer [...]

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    50 Accessing the Navigation Screens The [ESC] key are used to step throug h t he various navigation screens. If you are viewing one of the Navigatio n screens, pressing [ESC] will take you to the previous Navigation scr een. If you are not viewing one of the Navigation scr eens, pressi ng [ESC] will return you to the last Navigation screen view ed.[...]

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    51 T o give more meaning to your waypoint s, you can change the name and icon for each one. Y ou can also add a text me ssage to a waypoint These pr ocedures a re covered in the GPS Ad vanced Ope rations Section (pag e 96). There is a limit to the number of wa ypoints you can s tore in the MYSTIC . The MYSTIC will store up to 500 user waypoint s in[...]

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    52 2. Select the W aypoint Category . Use S and T to move the highlight through the list of waypoint categories. The first category in the list is User Waypoint . These are all the waypoint s you have already entered into your MYSTIC . The remaining categories are ones that have waypoint s which have been pre-loaded into you r MYSTIC and are stored[...]

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    53 6. Y ou are returned to the last Navigation screen viewed with some noticeable ch anges. If you were viewing the Map screen, you will now notice a thic k line which is a graphical plot of th e GOTO you just created. For other Navigation screens, the head er bar changes to in dicate that you are nav igating to a destination. If you press [ESC] un[...]

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    54 Important: GOT O routes ar e not saved in memory when the MYSTIC is turned off. If you are navigating on a GOT O route and you need to turn the MYSTIC off, you will need to re-enter the GOT O . How ever , Routes are stored in me mory . If you need a GOTO but expect to turn the MYSTIC off before arriving, you might consider making a 1-leg Route u[...]

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    55 Initializing your MYSTIC When you turn the MYSTIC on for the first t ime, th ere is no GPS position information. Although you could let t he unit calculate your present position automatically from the ava ilable satellites, it could in itially take up to 20 minutes, depending on the surrounding terrain. A better procedur e is to manually initial[...]

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    56 2. Use S or T to highlight your area, and press [ENTER] . 3. Enter the T ime and Date. The cursor appears at the first c haracter in the time field. T o set the time: a. Use S and T to increase or decrease t he number . b. Use W and X to move the cursor to the next or previo us number position. c. When the time is correct, press [ENTER] to move [...]

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    57 The VHF screen is now dis played and the MYSTIC begins acquiring the dat a from the satellites. Once th e first position fix has been computed you can se t up the other parameter s for the MYSTIC GPS functions. GPS Settings Yo u r MYSTIC comes with a number of default settings. Y ou can change these settings to suit the way you intend to use the[...]

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    58 3. At the Setup Menu, use S and T to highlight the setting you wan t to change and press [ENTER] . Y ou can chang e the default setting for any of the following: z RF Select z Initialize z Nav Screens z Coord System z Map Datum z Elev Mode z Ti m e F o r m a t z Nav Units z North Refer ence z Daylight Savings z Light T imer z Beeper z Clear Mem [...]

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    59 Simulate If you select Simulate , all the features and the functions of th e MYSTIC appear to operate. However , the readings are simula ted, not real time data . Y ou can simulate opera tions in one of two Modes: automatic, or manual. In either Mode, Track History will be cleared. 1. Select Simulate and press [ENTER] . 2. At the Simulate Menu ,[...]

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    60 Map Datum Y ou can set the datum used to com pute the coordinates to match the datum used on a map or chart. If you ar e using a map or chart with your MYSTIC and the datums do not match, you may find ir r e g u la r i ties when co m p a r i n g the coo r di n a tes. T h e d e fau l t f o r t h e p r ima r y screen is WGS84, and secondary positi[...]

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    61 Daylight Savings Y ou can select the Region you are in to have the MYSTIC automatically adjust the time disp layed to compensate for Daylight Savings time . Y ou can select United S tates (D aylight Sav ings starts on the first Sunday of April and ends on the last Sunday of October), European Union ( Daylight Savings st arts on the last Sunda y [...]

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    62 NMEA Y ou 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 choice s are Off, V1.5 AP A, V1.5 XTE or V2.1 GSA. Y our choice depends on what message the device you are connecting to needs to receive. The default is Of f. Baud Rate Y ou can set th[...]

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    63 Customizing Dat a Fields Many of the navigation screens have data fields that display navigational information. Y o u can customize these fields for each navigation screen separately with 17 dif fer ent data types: Bearing The direction to your destinati on f rom your present position, in degrees, from North. Distance The distance to your destin[...]

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    64 The specific Menu may vary some what, depending on the screen you are at, but th e proced ure is the s ame: 1. Press [ESC] until you are at the screen you want to customize. 2. Press [MENU] . Y ou will see a Menu similar to this. Use S and T to move the highlight until it is at Customize . Press [ENTER] . 3. Y ou will be returned to the same nav[...]

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    65 5. Y ou will see a list of 17 dif f erent data options. Use S and T t o move up and down the list to select the option you want to display for the highlighted dat a field. Then press [ENTER] . 6. Y ou will be returned to the navi gation screen with that data field displaying your selected option, and anoth er data field highlighted. T o customiz[...]

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    66 T o return to the Position Mode, press [ESC] . The cursor will disappear and the pr esent position arrow appears center ed on the map. Position Mode Present Position Icon The Present Position Icon graphically displays your position on the map. While you are moving it w ill point in the direction you are heading. If the MYSTIC is not computing po[...]

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    67 3. Y ou’ll see this warning message. Use W and X to select Yes or No , and press [ENTER] . If you select Yes , all T r ack history will be cleared. Customizable Dat a Fields These fields display navigationa l information for viewing on the Map screen. Y ou can turn off the dat a fields to allow more map viewing area.Y ou can also customize the[...]

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    68 Cursor Icon The Cursor Icon pinpoint s the location you have select by using STW and X . Map Scale Indicator Provides the scale for the map . The number displayed r epresent s approximately 1/4 of the scr een ’s width. The sca le can be changed with the [IN] and [OUT] keys. Cursor Information Block Whenever the cursor is over a map object, the[...]

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    69 c. Use S and T to move to the second line ( Detail ). Press [ENTER] to access the Detail selection list. d. Use S and T to select the detail you want to display , and press [ENTER] . e. Press [ES C] to return to the Map screen. Customizing the Map Display The Map screen can be customized fo r your individual needs and requirement s. Y ou can sel[...]

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    70 Customizing the Ma p Items a. Press [M ENU] from the Map display . b. Use S and T to select Map Setup and pr ess [ENTER] . c. Use W or X to select the Display tab. d. Use S and T to select the options you want to display . If you select Mark All, all items will be displayed on the Map. If you select Clear All, no items will be displayed on the M[...]

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    71 T urning Map Info On/Off Y ou can turn on or turn off the data fields that are disp layed on the Map screen. When you turn them off, you have more room for the Ma p display . (The Default is Show Map Info .) a. While in the Positio n Mode of the Map display , press [MENU] . b. The first item should be Hide Map Info . If it is not highlig hted, u[...]

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    72 Y ou are now returned to the Map screen with no dat a fields. With the Ma p Info hidden, press W or X to go back to the cursor mod e. Notice that the bear ing and distance to th e cur- sor are shown at the bottom of the map, together with the sca le. If the cursor happens to be on a map object, the name of the object is disp layed. T o restore t[...]

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    73 c. Use S and T to highlight Select Map Info , and p ress [ENTER] . d. Use S and T to highlight Two Data Fields , and pr ess [ENTER] . Y ou are retu rned to the Map display with two data fields displayed at the bo ttom. T o cus tomize the d ata fields: a. Press [M ENU] . Mystic OM.book Page 73 Wed nesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    74 b. Use S and T to highlight Select Map Info , and p ress [ENTER] . c. The top item has now changed to Customize Fields. Use S and T to highlight Customize Fie lds , and press [ENTER] . Mystic OM.book Page 74 Wed nesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    75 d. Y ou are now returned to the Map screen, with the dat a field on the left highlighted. e. For the remaining steps, see p age 64. Str eet Info This option displays an infor matio n block at the bo ttom of the Map screen showing the name of the street your present position arrow is on. If you are in the cursor mode, the block displays the beari[...]

  • Page 78

    76 d. Use S and T to h ighlight Street Info , and press [ENTER] . Y ou are returned to the Map display with the S tr eet Info displayed at th e bot- tom. Setting the Map Parameters Y ou can change ho w the map is orientated on the screen, the level of detail, the T rack Mode, and the Primary Usage (land o r marine), depending on how you plan to use[...]

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    77 2. Use S and T to hi ghlight Map Setup , and press [ENTER] . (The Me nu is slightly different from Cursor Mode, but the procedure is the same.) 3. Y ou are n ow at the Map Setup options screen . Note that ther e are two tabs. The first set of parameters are on the Format tab . Orient ation a. Use S and T to move to the first line ( Orientation )[...]

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    78 b. Use S and T to select the orientation you want, and press [ENTER] . The o ptions ar e: z North Up - North is at the top of the screen. z Course Up - The heading of the active leg of the active route is at the top of the scre en. If no route is active, the orientation is North Up until a route is activated z T rack Up - Y our heading (the dire[...]

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    79 z Setting the T rack Mode to “OFF” will cause severe limitations to the ability of the MYSTIC to create a backtrack route. The same temporary waypoin ts used to create the displayed track ar e used to compute a backtrack route. The refore, it is highly rec- ommende d that you use the Auto mode whenever possible. The following is an over ly s[...]

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    80 b. Use S and T to select the T rack Mode you want, and press [ENTER] . Selecting Primary Usage The MYSTIC can be set to eit her Land or M arine Usage. When in Land (default), the map d isplays land areas in white and water areas as dark gray . For marine applica tions it may be desirable to reverse the display , showing water as white and land a[...]

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    81 b. Use S and T to select the Primary Usage you want, and press [ENTER] . c. Press [ESC] to return to the Map screen. Y our Map screen selections have now been set. Y ou can go back and change any of them at an y time. Comp ass Screen Destina tion Name Destination Icon Comp ass Customizable Data Fields Heading Marker Sun/Moon Position Markers Mys[...]

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    82 Destination Na me When you are n avigating on a GOTO o r multileg route, the na me of the destination is placed here . For multileg routes, the name displayed is the na me of the destin ation for the leg of th e route you are presently navigating on. Comp ass/Heading Marker Using the comp ass and the heading marker , you can view your heading in[...]

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    83 Large Dat a Screen Destination Na me When you are n avigating on a GOTO o r multileg route, the na me of the destination is placed he re. or multileg ro utes, the na me dis- played is the name of the dest ination fo r the leg of the route you are presently navigating on. Customizable Dat a Fields See page 64 for the step s for customizing these [...]

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    84 Position Screen There are two Position screens. Y ou can toggle between the two using W and X . The illustration above sh ows Position screen 1. Present Position Coordinates an d Elevation Displays your present position in th e coordinate system you choose. Also displays th e elevation of your present position. If the MYSTIC is not computing pos[...]

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    85 b. Use S and T to highlight Reset Trip . Press [ENTER] . c. Y ou will see a W arning screen aski ng you to verify the reset. Use W or X to select Yes or No and pres s [ENTER] . Position Screen 2 Position screen 2 displays GPS d a ta based on the navigation units you selected. Road Screen Destination Na me When you are n avigating on a GOTO o r m[...]

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    86 play . Also, you will see upcoming turns in advance allowing y ou to make necessary prep arations. Customizable Dat a Fields See page 64 for the step s for customizing these fields. Scale Indicator Use the [IN] and [OUT] keys to change the scale. Dat a Screen Destination Na me When you are n avigating on a GOTO o r multileg route, the na me of t[...]

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    87 Customizable Dat a Fields See page 64 for the step s for customizing these fields. Speed Screen Destination Na me When you are n avigating on a GOTO o r multileg route, the na me of the destination is placed he re. or multileg ro utes, the na me dis- played is the name of the dest ination fo r the leg of the route you are presently navigating on[...]

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    88 Satellite St atus Screen The Satellite S tatus screen visually displays the satellites being used and the strength of the rece ived signal. Addition ally , this screen displays how much battery lif e 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 circl[...]

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    89 Position Mode z 3D - position computed is 3-dimensional (e levation is being computed). z 2D - position computed is 2-dimensio nal (elevation is not being computed). z Blank - MYSTIC is not computing a posit ion fix. Satellite Position Where the satellite is located relative to your position. W AAS Satellites Location of the W AAS Satellites ( W[...]

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    90 Digit al Selective Calling (DSC) Digital Selective Calling has been chos en by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as an international st andard for establishing VHF , MF and HF radio calls. Digital Selective Calling has also been selected as pa rt of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMD SS). This service will let you in[...]

  • Page 93

    91 ready to transm it on that Channel. - or - If the called radio has been set to S tandby Mode, a message appears and your radio will return to normal operation. Group Call 1. Select an open (unused) wo rking Channel. 2. Press [CALL/LIGHT] . 3. At the DSC Menu , use S and T to select Group . Press [ENTER] . 4. Press [ENTER] . Y ou will see the Att[...]

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    92 Send Position Request Call This radio has the ability to request t he position of an i ndividual vessel that is registered in the DIRECT ORY . 1. Press [CALL/LIGHT] . 2. At the DSC Menu , use S and T to select Position Request . Press [ENTER] . 3. At the Pos Request screen, use S and T to select the individual fro m the Direc tory that you want [...]

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    93 2. If the Position Reply is set to Manual, you can press any key . The Attention screen will be displayed. Use W or X to select Yes and press [ENTER] to reply to the call. Or , select No and pres s [ENTER] to cancel the reply . Making a Position Send Call This radio has the ability to send the position of your vessel to another vessel using a VH[...]

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    94 St andby The DSC ST ANDBY func tion allows the MYSTIC to answer DSC calls with the UNA TTENDED mes sage, and record the calls f or response at another time. When you se t the MYSTIC to DSC ST ANDBY Mode, voice traffic may still be acti ve on any chosen Channel. 1. Press [CALL/LIGHT] . 2. At the DSC Menu , use S and T to select Standby . Press [E[...]

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    95 6. A Call Wait Log screen will appear and you can see the details of the call. The illustration on the right is an example of the Call Wait Log . Note: If a call has not been lo gged, the MYSTIC will beep and you will not be able to proceed to the next step. At this point, you can call back any of the radios displayed in the log. Geographical Ca[...]

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    96 Modifying a W aypoint with a Custom Icon and Name When you mark a W aypoint, you just w ant to save your position qu ickly . However , it will be difficult to figure out later which waypoint this is from a list of waypoint s named WPT001, WP T002, etc. For that reason, you may want to chang e the default name to one of your choosing . Y ou can a[...]

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    97 The cursor is now highlighting the Waypoint Name field. Press [EN TER] . The input keyboard is now display ed. The very top of the keyboard window shows you what field you ar e changing, in this case the Name field. Use the same technique to enter a name as you did when you entered data in th e directory (See “The Alphanu meric Keypad” on pa[...]

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    98 T o add a mess age to a Waypoint you are creating, highlight the Messag e field using W and X and press [ENTER] . The same keyboard you used to ente r the Name is displayed, allowing you to enter a message. Usin g the same method as for Name , enter a Message up to 30 characters lon g. When you ha ve the Message the way you want it, highlight OK[...]

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    99 Uploaded Using the MapSend ® software you can add d etailed maps to your MYSTIC . Along with the det ailed maps, ther e is a set of waypoints for a wide variety of categories. T o Access W aypoint s: 1. Press [MENU] . 2. Select Database , an d press [ENTER] . 3. At the Dat abase screen, select the category of W aypoint. 4. If you have uploaded [...]

  • Page 102

    100 go to the first waypoint beginning with B , and then C and so forth. Press [OUT] to go in the reverse dire ction ( C , B , A ). Nearest T o Nearest T o provides you with a way to find the waypoints nearest to a waypoint you select. Se t Find By is set to Neares t To and press [ENTER] . Y ou will see waypoints in the category you selected neares[...]

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    101 Multileg Route A 1-leg Route is a Route with a starting po int and a destination point. A multi-leg Route is a gr oup of 1-l eg Routes strung together where the destination of one 1-leg Route is the st arting point for the next 1-leg Route. That means if you had th ree 1-leg Routes, one from "A" to "B", another from "B&[...]

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    102 Activate/Deactivate a Route Y ou can activate or deactivate any stored Route. When a Ro ute is being used to navigate, it is said to be "active". When yo u want to use a Route to navigate with, you must first activate it. T o Activate/Deact ivate a Route: 1. From any Map Screen, pre s s [MENU] . 2. At the Map Menu, select Routes , and[...]

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    103 Edit a Route Y ou can modif y an existing Route by in serting a leg, deleting a leg or replacing a leg. T o Edit a Route: 1. From any Map Screen, pre s s [MENU] . 2. At the Map Menu, select Routes , and press [ENTER ] . 3. At the Routes Menu, select the desired Route and pre ss [MENU] . 4. Select View/Edit Rou te and press [ENTER] . T o Insert [...]

  • Page 106

    104 T o Append a L eg (Add a Leg to the end of the route.): 1. Select the next available Le g (dashes). 2. Press [ENTER] . 3. Select Database and press [ENTER] . 4. Select the desired W aypoint and press [ENTER] . Save Edited route When you are fini shed editing, use S and T to select Save Route and press [ENTER] to save the Route. Reverse a Route [...]

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    105 Create a Route Using T rack History Y ou can automatically create a multileg ro ute using your T rack History . This route will be saved to your Route list with a naming convention of "T 01P01 to T01Pxx" where Pxx indicates the number of points in the route. T o Create a Route using T rack History: 1. From any Map Screen, pre s s [MEN[...]

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    106 Change the Sun/Moon Position Y ou can change th e position that you want to view the Sun/Moon information for . The default is "P osition" which is your present position. T o change the Sun/Moon Position: 1. From any Map Screen, pre s s [MENU] . 2. At the Map Menu, select Sun/Moon , and pre ss [ENTER] . 3. Select At field and press [E[...]

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    107 Change the Fish/Hunt Position Y ou can chang e the position that you want to view the Fish/Hunt information for . The default is "P osition" which is your present position. T o change the Fish/Hunt Position: 1. From any Map Screen, pre s s [MENU] . 2. At the Map Menu, select Fish/Hunt , and press [ENTER] . 3. Select At field and press[...]

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    108 Alarms All the Alarm options are set in the same way . The instructions below apply to all the Alarm settings. When the beeper is turned on for Alar ms an audible beep will be sounde d for the Alarm. A visu al alert is displayed for the Alarm whether the beeper is turned on or of f. T o set an Alarm: 1. From any Map Screen, pre s s [MENU] . 2. [...]

  • Page 111

    109 GPS Fix Alarm This turns on or of f the alarm that can sound whenever the MYSTIC has lost its ability to compute positi on fixes due to loss of signal from the satellites. This is han dy in that it alert s you that you may need to move to an area that has a clearer view of the sky . Mystic OM.book Page 109 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    11 0 CHANNEL DESIG FREQUENCY (MHz TYPE OF TRAFFIC SHIP TO SHIP SHIP TO SHO RE CH TAG TRANSMIT RECEIVE WX0 - 163.275 NOAA Weather RX Only RX Only WX1 - 162.550 NOAA Weather RX Only RX Only WX2 - 162.400 NOAA Weather RX Only RX Only WX3 - 162.475 NOAA Weather RX Only RX Only WX4 - 162.425 NOAA Weather RX Only RX Only WX5 - 162.450 NOAA Weather RX Onl[...]

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    111 CHANNEL DESIG FREQUENCY (MHz TYPE OF TRAFFIC SHIP TO SHIP SHIP TO SHO RE CH TAG TRANSMIT RECEIVE WXO — 16 3.275 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX1 — 162.550 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX2 — 162.400 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX3 — 162.475 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX4 — 162.425 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX5 — 162.450 NOAAWeather [...]

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    11 2 CHANNEL DESIG FREQUENCY (MHz TYPE OF TRAFFIC SHIP TO SHIP SHIP TO SHO RE CH TAG TRANSMIT RECEIVE WXO — 16 3.275 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX1 — 162.550 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX2 — 162.400 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX3 — 162.475 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX4 — 162.425 NOAAWeather RX Only RX Only WX5 — 162.450 NOAAWeather[...]

  • Page 115

    11 3 Event Code Standard EVENT LEVE L (Siren Type) LCD Display Warning Watch Statement Test Emergency Act ion Notification EAN 0 EMG NOTIFY Emergency Action Te rmination EAT 0 EMG END National Informati on Center NIC 0 NATION INFO T o r n a d o W a r n i n g T OW ( o r T O R) 0 T O RN A DO S e v e re T h un d e r st o r m W a r n i n g SVW ( o r S [...]

  • Page 116

    11 4 Active Leg The segment of a route currently be ing traveled. Altitude The current elevation above sea level. BRG Bearing. T he compass dire ction from y our position to a destination, measur ed to the nearest degree. Buoy A navigation aid (u sually found in marine charts) that is floa ting in water . The position can vary due to the magnitude [...]

  • Page 117

    11 5 Default The value or setting automatically chosen by the unit unless otherwise directed. Can be changed in Setup. DST Distance. Dist ance from position to destination. ET A Estimated T ime of Arrival. The estimated time of day the leg’ s destination waypoint will be reached. ETE Estimated Time Enroute. The estimated time remaining to reac h [...]

  • Page 118

    11 6 NMEA National Marine Electronics Association. A professional organizatio n that defines and maintains the standard ser ial format used by marine electronic n a vigation equipment and computer interfaces. OSGB A coordinate system d e scribing only Great Britain, similar to UTMs. Used with GRB36 datum. Position fix Position coordinates as comput[...]

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    11 7 Default Fuel Restaura nt Box Garden Roc k House Golf Scuba Aerial Hotel RV Service Airport Hunt/Fish Shooting Amusement L arge City Sight Seeing A TM Lighthouse Small City Auto Repair Majo r City Sounding Boating Marina Sports Arena Camping Medium City T ourist Info Exit Ramp Museum Truck Service First Aid Obstruction Winery Fixed Nav Aid Park[...]

  • Page 120

    11 8 The MapSend™ S treets and Destination s USA CD included with your MYSTIC allows you to load detailed street maps into your unit. The map s supplied on the CD cont ain full street detail of US cities. Features z Enables you to load street map s for any region in the United S tates into your MYSTIC . z Allows you to cut any rectangu lar map re[...]

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    11 9 z T rue Color Video with 80 0x600 resolution z 60 MB Hard Drive Space z 32x CD-ROM drive z MS Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 (or high er) The MapSend™ S treets and Destination s USA CD allows you to extend the capabilities of your MYSTIC GPS receiver . Please refer to the Help files in the software for a ssistance o n the features and functions. This [...]

  • Page 122

    120 5. Select your Region Click on the “Draw Ne w Region” ico n on the MapSend to olbar . 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 th is example. Wh en you move the cursor inside the rectangle, t he amount of memory that will be used i[...]

  • Page 123

    121 In this example, the name “soca l” was used. After supplying the name, this r egion is added to the region list found at the right of the screen. In the region list, left click on the box in front of the name of the region you wa nt to upload. Notice that th e area within the region changes color , giving you a graphical indica - tion of wh[...]

  • Page 124

    122 Yo u r MYSTI C GPS receiver has been upgraded to include the latest WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) technology . With W AAS your GPS receiver can compute position locations wi th an accuracy never before possible in a commercial receiver . What is W AAS? W AAS is a means of improving the accuracy of GPS beyond the standard civilian signal.[...]

  • Page 125

    123 Y our Uniden dealer ca n provide you with sales assistance and information. If your marine radio does not perform proper ly , follow the troubleshooting tip s in the back of this Operating Guide. For technical suppor t contact Unide n at 1-800-586-0409. The radio contains no user-serviceable part s. Unauthorized adjustment will void the warrant[...]

  • Page 126

    124 If the MYSTIC does not perform to yo ur expectations, try the suggestio ns listed below . If you cannot get satisf acto ry results, call the Uniden T echnical Support at (800) 586- 0409, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Central S tandar d T ime, Monday through Friday . Symptom Cause Remedy Won’t power On. No or low voltage. C heck for proper voltage g[...]

  • Page 127

    125 General VHF Receiver VHF T ransmitter GPS Performance Channels : Transmit: 55 Receive: 80 Marine (all USA, In ternational, and Canadia n} 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/ 9/TRIPLE, and Cursor keys ( STW X ) Status Indicat[...]

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    126 Notes Mystic OM.book Page 126 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    127 Notes Mystic OM.book Page 127 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    128 Notes Mystic OM.book Page 128 Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:59 PM[...]

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    Three Y ear Limited W arranty W ARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORA TION (“Uniden”) ELEMENTS OF W ARRANTY : Uniden warrants, for th ree years, to the orig inal retail owner , this Uniden Product to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship with only the limitations or exclusions set out below . W ARRANTY DURA TION: This warranty to the o[...]

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