WARNING RF EXPOSURE!
This device emitsRadio Frequency (RF) energy. Caution should be observedwhen operating this device. If you have any questions re-garding RF exposure and safety standards please refer to theFederal Communications Commission Ofﬁce of Engineeringand Technology’s report on Evaluating Compliance with FCCGuidelines for Human Radio Frequency ElectromagneticFields (OETBulletin 65)
hold the transceiver so that theantenna is very close to, or touching exposed parts of thebody, especially the face or eyes, while transmitting. Thetransceiver will perform best if the microphone is 5 to 10 cm (2to 4inches) away from the lips and the transceiver is vertical.
operate the transceiver with aearphone, headphones or other audio accessories at highvolume levels. Hearing experts advise against continuoushigh volume operation. If you experience a ringing in yourears, reduce the volume level or discontinue use.
operate the transceiver whiledriving a vehicle. Safe driving requires your full attention—anything less may result in an accident.
connect the transceiver to a power source of morethan 16 V DC. This will ruin the transceiver.
connect the transceiver to a power source usingreverse polarity. This will ruin the transceiver.
expose the transceiver to rain, snow or any liquids.The transceiver may be damaged.
operate or touch the transceiver with wet hands.This may result in an electric shock or damage the trans-ceiver.
operate the transceiver near unshielded electri-cal blasting caps or in an explosive atmosphere.
push the PTTwhen not actually desiring to transmit.
The transceiver will become hot when op-erating it continuously for long periods.
using or placing the transceiver in direct sunlight orin areas with temperatures below –20°C (–4˚F) or above+60°C (+140˚F).Place the unit in a secure place to avoid inadvertent use bychildren.
the use of chemical agents such as benzine or al-cohol when cleaning, as they can damage the transceiver’ssurfaces.
For U.S.A. only
Changes or modifications to this device, notexpressly approved by Icom Inc., could void your authority tooperate this device under FCC regulations.