The Icom M802 Radio Manual For “Idi-Yachts”

The Icom M802 Radio Manual For “Idi-Yachts.”
A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.
By Florida Keys local author, Captain Marti Brown.
Cruising Companion Publications – $34.95
200 pages
ISBN 978-0-9715640-4-6.
Available locally at all area bookstores, online or through NavCom Digital as of January 14, 2009.
To order, call: 800-444-2581 or go to


Learn how to set up and use your Icom M802 SSB/HAM & DSC radio the easy way! This book translates the “Greek” of electronics to help you painlessly get up and running on this best selling recreational SSB radio. Capt. Marti’s manual covers the basics on how to install the radio, providing step-by-step instructions so that you can either install the radio yourself or use the textbook to oversee a hired technician’s work. The Icom M802 Radio Manual for “Idi-Yachts” will teach you how to easily navigate the radio such as changing frequencies for voice transmissions, weather broadcasts or radio nets. Sending and receiving all types of Digital Selective Calling transmissions is a breeze as it is described by the author in easy to read “English.”

About the author:

Capt Marti lives aboard and solos her 31’ Allmand sailboat, The Other Woman. She has been sailing the Bahamas and Florida waters since 1990 and has been a HAM radio operator since 1997. She is a member of the Waterway Radio and Cruising Club, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Seven Seas Cruising Association, Boating Writers International, and volunteers as a Net Control Station for the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Net (SATERN). She is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, and a licensed captain with a 100 ton Masters license. She lives aboard her sailboat in Boot Key Harbor, Marathon during the fall and winter, and can often be found cruising The Bahamas during the spring and summer. Capt. Marti has written two widely acclaimed, easy to read books on marine communications; Marine SSB Radio For “Idi-Yachts.” A Guide For Using Marine Single Sideband Radio, Second Edition and HF Radio E-Mail For “Idi-Yachts.” A Guide For Setting Up And Using Wireless E-Mail Through HAM/Marine SSB Radio. Her recently released fiction novel, Murder At Stacy’s Cove Marina, has also received accolades. See her website for more information on her books and for her seminar schedule.

For more information, contact Capt. Marti at 305-731-7315.

[email protected]
PO 500441 Marathon, Florida 33050.

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