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INTRODUCTION The UH-040XR is a portable two-way UHF-CB radio. It is compact, rugged and fits easily in your hand. This hand held UHF radio will give you consistent, outstanding performance in virtually all conditions and situations. To ensure that you get the most from the UH-040XR’s features, please read this operating guide carefully before using the unit.
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INCLUDED IN YOUR UH-040XR PACKAGE UH-040XR Wrist Strap Belt Clip Operating Guide Product Registration Card and other printed materials Note: If any of these items are missing from the box, contact your Uniden Dealer.
GETTING STARTED BATTERY INSTALLATION Your UH040XR radio uses 3 AA ALKALINE batteries for power. Please refer to page 14 should you wish to use rechargeable batteries. To install the batteries: Do not mix old and new batteries to avoid damage to the unit. 1.
LOW BATTERY ALERT The LCD on your radio shows a battery meter in the lower right corner. icon indicates a fully powered unit. As the batteries lose power, will flash. When the batteries in the unit are low, the unit will go into a Battery Low/Sleep Mode. The Scan Mode, Transmit, Transmit Call Tone Mode are disabled.
OPERATION When you press any key (except PTT), a short tone sounds. See the Controls and Indicators page at the back of this operating guide for button and key operations. POWER ON/OFF To turn the unit ON, rotate the clockwise until a “click” is heard. A channel number and battery level should appear on the display.
If you press and hold the [ ] or [ ], channel numbers will scroll rapidly. TO TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE The UH-040XR uses the 40 UHF-CB Channels. For your reference a list of the available channels and corresponding frequencies is printed at the end of this manual.
[DUP] UH-040XR will return to simplex operation. SCANNING The UH-040XR has two types of scanning; Open Scanning (OS) and Group Scanning (GS), giving you flexibility and allowing you to use the radio more effectively. Scanning allows you to search for active channels programmed in the OS or GS memory.
To skip the active channel, press To deactivate SCAN, press the Note: 1. If SCAN is deactivated while in an active channel, the UH-040XR will stay on that active channel. If no other channels are active, the UH-040XR will reinstate the starting channel.
PRIORITY CHANNEL The Priority Channel feature allows user to monitor one of 40 channels in the UH-040XR, monitoring it every 1.5secs during Group Scanning. Choosing a Priority Channel The starting channel, when Group Scanning is initiated, is always the Priority Channel.
DROP-OUT DELAY While scanning, the UH-040XR stops at a busy channel and receives a transmission. When the received signal is over, the unit will wait for 3 seconds for the return of the signal, otherwise, the radio resumes scanning. KEYPAD CONFIRMANTION TONE Assures the user that the keypad has been properly pressed by emitting a beep tone.
BACK LIGHTING The Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) is backlit for easy viewing at night or in low light situations. The back lighting automatically switches ON every time a key (except PTT) is pressed. It turns OFF 5secs after the last key is pressed. KEYPAD LOCK To prevent accidental entries, you can lock the keypad.
BATTERY LEVEL DISPLAY icon in the bottom right hand corner of the screen indicates the UH-040XR current battery voltage level at all times. The battery level is displayed in 3 levels: LEVEL 3 Battery 100% full LEVEL 2 Battery approx...
CHARGING BATTERIES Warning Notice! Use only the AAD042S optional power adaptor if rechargeable batteries will be used in the UH040XR. • Turn the UH040XR [ON/OFF VOL] off and connect the AC adaptor plug to the mic jack. • Battery charging times vary. A longer time is required to charge higher capacity batteries.
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES • Speaker Microphone (SM-050) • AC Adaptor (AAD-042S) • Headset Microphone (HM-050) TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS General Channels Oper. Temp. Antenna Microphone Display Speaker Power Source Size Weight Operating Time at 5-5-90 Duty Cycle Transmitter Frequency Control Frequency Range Frequency Stability Power Output Spurious Emissions Current Drain...
Receiver Receiver Type Frequency Range Sensitivity @ 12 dB SINAD Squelch Sensitivity Audio Frequency Response (ref: 1KHz, ± 3KHz Dev.) 2000Hz, -6dB Selectivity Hum & Noise Ratio Audio Output Drain Current Drain Specifications shown are typical and subject to change without notice. Dual Conversion Super Heterodyne Phase Locked Loop...
Elements of Warranty: Uniden warrants to the original retail owner for the duration of this warranty, its UH-040XR UHF CB Transceiver Radio (hereinafter referred to as the Product) to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship with only the limitations or exclusions set out below.
A. Transmit B. Channel Numbers C. Key Lock D. Memory E. Battery Level Indicator 1. Speaker Jack 2. Microphone Jack 3. On/Off Volume 4. LCD Display 5. Up Button 6. Down Button 7. Microphone 8. Speaker F. Duplex Transmit G. Scanning H.