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UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF
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  • Page 1 UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Contents Introduction Features Preventive Maintenance Troubleshooting Controls / Connectors Indicators Package Contents Mounting Options Operation Setting the Squelch Monitor Selecting a Channel/POLICE and CB Channel Groups Transmitting Using Repeater Channels (Duplex Mode) Operating the uh015sx in Duplex Mode...
  • Page 3 UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Contents Selective Calling Outline Receiver Quieting Call Receiving Tone Squelch Scanning Tone Calling 5/6 TX Tone Selcall Programming Group Calling TX Selcall ID Format 5/6 Tone Selcall Programming Receiver Selcall ID Programming Your Selcall ID...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Introduction The Uniden uh015sx is designed to provide you with years of trouble free service. Its rugged components and materials are capable of withstanding harsh environments. Please read this Operating Manual carefully to ensure you gain the optimum performance of the unit.
  • Page 5: Controls/Connectors

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Controls/Connectors HOLD INST CB POLICE MENU SCAN SRCH ENTER OS/GS BAND/TSQ Front Controls and Connectors Ref Item Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Rotary Channel Selector (Rotary Knob) On/Off Volume Push to Talk (PTT) Button - Tone Call...
  • Page 6: Indicators

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Indicators HOLD CB POLICE Indicators Ref. Item 16 SCN - Scan 17 TSQ - Tone Squelch 18 TX - Transmit 19 GS - Group Scan 20 DUP - Duplex 21 HOLD - Hold 22 CAL - Tone Call...
  • Page 7: Package Contents

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Package Contents uh015sx Owners Manual Optional Accessories DIN Mounting Kit (DMK8990) External Speaker (MS100)
  • Page 8: Mounting Options

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Mounting Options The radio can be mounted complete - or - with the Display Unit remote of the Transceiver. Mounting the complete radio (Transceiver with Display Unit) Remote mounting of the Transceiver Unit Changing Remote Extension Cable a) Plug in display cable from the Display Unit to the transceiver.
  • Page 9 UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Mounting Options Remote mounting of the Display Unit Optional mounting positions The Display Unit can be mounted from the top, back or bottom. d) Fix the Display Mount Bracket in place (above, at the rear or at the bottom) by screwing through the slots in the bracket.
  • Page 10: Operation

    Turn the Rotary Channel Selector to select the desired channel. The uh015sx has two groups of channels to select from. When the CB icon is showing the 40 UHF-CB and any user programmed RX channel will be available for selection or scanning.
  • Page 11: Transmitting

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Operation Transmitting The uh015sx uses the 40 UHF-CB Channels. See page 36 for UHF-CB Channels & Frequencies. Channels 22 and 23 are for telemetry and telecommand applications. Transmit is inhibited on these channels. Select the desired channel. Press the microphone's PTT button and speak normally into the microphone.
  • Page 12: Operating The Uh015Sx In Duplex Mode

    Only channels 01 - 08 are available for Duplex. Check with your local Retailer for information on available repeaters. If a button is not pressed within 10 seconds the uh015sx will automatically exit MENU Mode. Scanning The uh015sx scanning feature allows you to search the SCAN MEMORY for active channels automatically.
  • Page 13: Group Scan (Gs) Mode

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Operation Group Scan (GS) Mode The GS scan memory is empty at factory setting. Channels and frequencies must be memorized to GS scan memory for scan to work in GS mode (see p.13). Allows you to monitor a Priority channel while scanning other channels in the GS memory.
  • Page 14: Memorizing Channels And Frequencies For Scan

    *Scanning in GS mode cannot begin until a channel or frequency is added to the GS scan memor Wide Band Searching The uh015sx has a wide band search feature which will allow you to search Frequencies ranging from 400-512MHz (in 12.5kHz steps). You may search the full range (All) or search one of 4 smaller bands separately.
  • Page 15: 60 Rx Channels

    Operation 60 RX Channels The uh015sx has 60 receive only channels (CH41 to CH100) which can be programmed with frequencies ranging from 400-512MHz (in 12.5kHz steps). If you know the frequency you may store it manually or you may copy a Police frequency to a channel or you may use the search function to find an active frequency and copy it to a channel.
  • Page 16: Copying A Frequency Found Using Search To A Rx Channel

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Operation Copying a frequency found using SEARCH to a RX Channel Start Search feature. When an active frequency is found which you wish to store press to stay on that HOLD frequency. Press and hold /ENTER .
  • Page 17: Busy Channel Lockout

    . Press and hold /ENTER for 2 seconds to MENU store the new setting. If a button is not pressed within 10 seconds the uh015sx will automatically exit Select Mode. VOX Operation (optional VOX headset required) Press 3 times. The BCL setting MENU will flash.
  • Page 18: Ctcss (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System)

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Operation CTCSS (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System) This feature allows you to receive signals only from callers who have selected the same CTCSS code. Turn the Rotary Channel Selector to select the channel you want to set a CTCSS code.
  • Page 19: Selective Calling

    The uh015sx has a Selective Calling system. Exceptional features, like Receiver Quieting, Tone Squelch Scanning, Tone and Group Calling make the uh015sx superior to any transceivers in its class. Receiver Quieting (Tone Squelch) When activated, it automatically mutes the receiver audio circuit of the radio.
  • Page 20: Call Receiving

    /TSQ for 2 seconds. Two beeps are heard and the TSQ icon disappears from the LCD display. Call Receiving While in TSQ condition, when uh015sx receives a code matching your Selcall ID, it will perform the following operations. a) Automatically responds to the caller by transmitting Acknowledge Tones.
  • Page 21: Tone Squelch Scanning

    Unlike Normal Scanning, TSQ scans and checks detected signals for Selcall information. If this information is not found, TSQ Scanning resumes. When a call is received during TSQ Scanning, uh015sx follows the same response as when receiving a call on a Tone Squelch Channel.
  • Page 22: 5/6 Tx Tone Selcall Programming

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Selective Calling 5/6 TX Tone Selcall Programming 1. Press TCAL The TX Selcall Code will be displayed. (factory default :00000) to select the digit position. SCAN The selected digit will flash. Rotate the Channel Selector to change the active digit value.
  • Page 23: Group Calling

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Selective Calling Group Calling The uh015sx has the capability to respond to Group Calling and to transmit Group Calling Codes. Group Calling allows you to call members of your group simultaneously. However, to do this, you need to follow a certain format when programming your TX Selcall ID.
  • Page 24: 5/6 Tone Selcall Programming

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio 5/6 Tone Selcall Programming Since uh015sx can support either a 5 or 6 tone signalling format, you and your group must decide which format to use. The following is a basic outline of Selcall Programming.
  • Page 25: Receiver Selcall Id

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Reciever Selcall ID Programming Your Selcall ID. To programme your own receiver Selcall ID. Press and hold then turn power on. MENU The initial display and status will appear on the screen (factory default is 00000).
  • Page 26 UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Reciever Selcall ID Selecting 5 or 6 Tone Format From 5 to 6 Tone Format While the 5th digit is flashing, press flash. Assign a Selcall number on this position. Rotate the Channel Selector to change the active digit value.
  • Page 27: Other Selcall Parameters

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Reciever Selcall ID MENU 2. When finished, press heard. MENU 3. Press /ENTER for 2 seconds to exit. The radio returns to normal operation. -or- Turn the Channel Selector to go to the next programmable parameter.
  • Page 28: Selcall Id

    Otherwise you will not be able to selectively call one another. The uh015sx allows you to select which Tone Period is best for you. The three most commonly used tone settings (40,70 or 100 mSec) are available. With the freedom to change this parameter, you can easily adapt to the existing system in your group without the inconvenience of having the unit serviced by the dealer.
  • Page 29: Lead-In Delay

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Selcall ID 4. When finished, press /ENTER to store. Three successive beeps are heard. MENU 5. Press /ENTER for 2 seconds to exit. The radio returns to normal operation. MENU -or- Turn the channel selector to go to the next programmable parameter.
  • Page 30 Press and hold MENU then turn power on. Rotate the Channel Selector until is displayed. 500 mSec is the factory default setting of uh015sx for Lead-in Delay. Press /ENTER and Lead-in Delay Editing is possible. Use the Channel MENU Selector to change the Lead-in delay value.
  • Page 31: Lead-In Tone

    1. Press and hold then turn power on. MENU Rotate the Channel Selector until Tone _ 1 is the factory default setting of the uh015sx for Lead-in Tone. 2. Press /ENTER and Lead-in Tone Editing is possible. MENU Use the Channel Selector to change the Lead-in Tone value.
  • Page 32 UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Selcall ID If you want to remove the Lead-in Tone choose the space [ _ ] Bar. 3. When finished, press MENU heard. MENU 4. Press /ENTER for 2 seconds to exit. The radio returns to normal operation.
  • Page 33: Alarm Mode

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Alarm Mode Alarm Mode When a received code matches to your receiver Selcall ID and you selected the Call Alarm Auto Mode the Unit will: Transmit an Acknowledge tone to the Caller. Emit CALL Alarm for 10 seconds only.
  • Page 34 UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Alarm Mode MENU 2. Press /ENTER and Alarm mode editing is possible. Call Alarm Continuous Mode Call Alarm Auto Off Mode...
  • Page 35: Group Call Mode

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Alarm Mode Use the Channel Selector to change the Alarm mode. MENU When finished, press /ENTER to store .Three successive beeps are heard. MENU Press /ENTER for 2 seconds to exit. The radio returns to normal operation.
  • Page 36: Default Settings

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio Group Call Mode 4. When finished, press MENU /ENTER to store. Three successive beeps are heard. MENU 5. Press /ENTER for 2 seconds to exit. The radio returns to normal operation. -or- Turn the Channel Selector to go to the next programmable parameter.
  • Page 37: Uhf-Cb Channels & Frequencies

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio UHF CB Channels & Frequencies Please follow these guidelines for channel use in Australia: • Channels 05 and 35 are Emergency Channels. • Channel 11 is a Calling Channel. • Channels 22 and 23 are for telemetry and telecommand applications and TX is inhibited on these channels.
  • Page 38: Ctcss & Dcs Code List

    UNIDEN Model uh015sx UHF CB Radio CTCSS & DCS Code List (o0) (o1) (o2) (o3) (o4)
  • Page 39: Warranty

    Elements of Warranty: Uniden warrants to the original retail owner for the duration of this warranty, its uh015sx UHF CB 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.
  • Page 40 © 2007 Uniden Australia Pty Limited/Uniden New Zealand Limited Printed in China UTZZ01931ZB(0)