Question about Uniden Boating

1 Answer

Hi, I purchased a West Marine vhf 550 in the US and having returned to England I am not sure if the mmsi number issued here will work. Also is it possible to reconfigure the set for UK use?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 844 Answers

Welcome to FixYa!

The DSC MMSI number can be used internationally as long as it is licensed for such.
Yes it is possible to reconfigure the set, see instructions below.

Different areas of the world use different VHF frequencies, although the channel designation (1-88) may be the same.

There are three modes: USA, International, and Canadian.

Press and hold the UIC key for two seconds to change from USA to International to Canadian Modes in turn.

• When Country Mode is changed, Channel 16 is automatically selected, not the last channel used. (Fig. 6a-6c)
• The Radio Status Display will verify your selection with SEL USA, SEL INTERNATIONAL, and SEL CANADIAN.

Please refer to the image below.

Hi, I purchased a West - jas247_43.gif

I hope that this will help.
Thank you for using FixYa and keep me posted!
Jas247

Posted on Mar 15, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Entering my MMSI number i can get to the setup screen but won't go to the next step


Has it ever been setup for a MMSI? If so, I think they can only be set once and need to be cleared by the factory to be ready for a "new" MMSI to be entered.

May 30, 2015 | Uniden Um380 Black Vhf Radio Class D

2 Answers

How do I reset the mmsi number on my MHS235 radio


Go to the boat US website, they have a lot of information there.

Sep 09, 2014 | Uniden MHS235 Submersible Floating VHF...

1 Answer

How to reset uniden 425


Hi!

Although I'm not entirely sure what you wish to accomplish, I've included the link to the UM425 owners manual.

If you're trying to enter your MMSI number (Page E-26), be aware that it can only be entered TWICE! After that, you must send the radio to Uniden to be reset.

That info is located at the link as well.

Hope this helps you out.
-Steve

http://www.uniden.com/content/ebiz/uniden/resources/ownersmanuals/UM425om.pdf

Jun 30, 2014 | Uniden Boating

1 Answer

Changing mmsi number on Navicom RT 650


This is not a motorcycle problem but a Marine VHF radio problem!

Feb 25, 2013 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

Change MMSI number ? simrad rd 68


Hi!

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but according to the Owners Manual for this unit:
http://www.busse-yachtshop.de/pdf/simrad-rd68.pdf (Page 6),
to erase a previously entered MMSI, the radio must be sent to a Simrad authorized dealer. I suppose this feature was put into effect to cut down on stolen Simrad products.

Hope this is helpful, sorry I couldn't do more for you.

Jun 19, 2011 | Simrad RD68F VHF Radio Class D DSC by GPS...

1 Answer

How to reset mmsi number Raymarine 215


This secret code is for the Raytheon / Raymarine RAY 220 VHF. It may work on other Raytheon/Raymarine radios also.

Here you go:

With the Power OFF, Press and HOLD the FUNC, 16/9 and DSC keys while you power ON. Do not release the keys until you hear the audio BEEP which means your done. Then reprogam your NMSI number as per the manual. Pretty easy, hey?

Jan 28, 2010 | Raymarine Radio Communications

1 Answer

Need to reset the mmsi


Did you ever solve this problem. I have just purchased a little Leisure 17-SL with a fairly new one of theses radios. I have the handbook and discover you can only program the MMSI once and then return to a dealer to clear it!
Many thanks
Steve http://www.withamweather.co.uk

Dec 14, 2009 | Icom M302 VHF Radio

1 Answer

VHF


check chokes in the DC supply rail
check the reverse Polairity protection diode.
If there is a Micro P, check the clock signal on the CPU

Sep 04, 2008 | Radio Communications

Not finding what you are looking for?
Boating Logo

Related Topics:

223 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Uniden Boating Experts

Steve
Steve

Level 3 Expert

693 Answers

Greg Cann
Greg Cann

Level 3 Expert

1114 Answers

ray gallant

Level 3 Expert

41519 Answers

Are you an Uniden Boating Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...