UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio WARNING! uh049sx OM.indd Sec1:1 uh049sx OM.indd Sec1:1 The citizen band radio service is licenced in Australia by ACMA Radio-communications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence and in New Zealand by MED General User Licence for Citizen Band Radio and operation is subject to conditions contained in those licenses.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio CONTENTS Introduction Features ...3 Controls & Indicators ...4 Included in Your uh049sx Pack ...6 Getting Started Battery Installation ...7 Charging Batteries ...8 Battery Life ..8 Battery Level Display ...9 Low Battery Alert ...10 Operation Power On/Off ...11...
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio INTRODUCTION The uh049sx UHF CB radio 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 uh049sx’s features, please read this operating guide carefully before using the unit.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio CONTROLS & INDICATORS A. Transmit B. Room Monitor C. Busy D. Voice Activation E. Key Lock F. Battery Level Indicator G. DCS/CTCSS Indicator H. DCS/CTCSS code I. Channel Number J. Memory K. Priority L. Squelch M.
INCLUDED IN YOUR Uh049sx PACK Handset(s)* 3x AA NiMH batteries* * uh049sx (1 piece of indicated item), uh049sx-2 (2 pieces). ** uh049sx single charger is shown, uh049sx-2 comes with twin charger. Optional Accessories • Voice Activated (VOX) Headset (VM-041) •...
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio GETTING STARTED BATTERY INSTALLATION Your uh049sx pack includes 3 AA rechargeable NiMH batteries to power the unit. You must install and then charge the batteries for 15 hrs before use. The uh049sx can also use 3 AA Alkaline batteries.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio GETTING STARTED CHARGING BATTERIES 1. Connect the AC adaptor to the charging cradle. 2. Place the battery installed unit with keys facing forward onto the charging cradle to charge the batteries. The charge LED lights to indicate charge contact.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio GETTING STARTED BATTERY LEVEL DISPLAY uh049sx current battery voltage level at all times. The battery level is displayed in 4 levels: LEVEL 1 Battery 100% full LEVEL 2 Battery approx 30% capacity LEVEL 3...
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio GETTING STARTED LOW BATTERY ALERT The LCD on your radio shows a battery meter in the upper right hand corner. icon indicates a fully powered unit. As the batteries lose power, The LCD display will turn off after 30sec. An error tone will sound if any key is pressed.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION POWER ON/OFF To turn the unit ON, rotate the [ON/OFF VOLUME] knob clockwise until a “click” is heard. A channel number and battery level should appear on the display. To turn the unit OFF, rotate the [ON/OFF VOLUME] knob counter-clockwise until a “click”...
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION SELECTING A CHANNEL Press channel. TO TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE The uh049sx uses the 40 UHF-CB Channels. For your reference a list of the available chan- nels and corresponding frequencies is printed on page 24. (Channels 22 and 23 are for telemetry and telecommand applications.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION TO OPERATE IN DUPLEX MODE (REPEATERS) The Duplex function enables you to access local repeater stations. UHF CB Repeaters are used to retransmit or relay your signal. Repeaters will extend the range of your radio and overcome the shielding effect caused by solid obstructions.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION TRANSMIT POWER SELECT The uh049sx has three transmit power levels: 1 Watt, 0.5 Watt and 0.1 Watt. To change your transmit power level: Press ’power high level.’ Press ’power low level.’ Press ’power middle level.’...
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION OPEN SCAN (OS) Mode on OS mode) Allows continuous scanning of channels stored in the Open Scan (OS) memory. If an active channel is found, scanning will stop on that channel. Example. CH40 becomes active...
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION GROUP SCAN(GS) Mode To change between OS and GS scan; Press GS setting ON or OFF will flash. Press the selection. Press and hold and exit. To initiate scanning, When Group Scan Mode, SCN will blink and Group Scan Scanning begins.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION Priority Channel The feature allows user to monitor one of the 40 channels, monitoring it every 1.5 secs during Group Scanning. The Priority Channel can also be monitored with Dual Watch, see page 18.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION Drop-out Delay While scanning, the uh049sx stops at a busy channel and receives a signal. When the received signal is over, the unit will wait for 3 seconds for the return of the signal, otherwise, the radio resumes scanning.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION CTCSS CTCSS is a feature that allows a group to talk to each other without hearing other users on the same channel. Select desired channel. Press and hold current DCS/CTCSS setting flashes. Press desired CTCSS code.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION VOX is the automatic transmitting function by inputting voice into the VOX headset mic without pressing the PTT key. While headset microphone is not connected, VOX function is inactive even if vox level setting is from 1 to 4.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION Room Monitor can be temporarily disabled by pressing If no further operation is performed for 45 seconds then the temporary disable mode ends and Room Monitor mode re-activates. Press Press The 5 Room Monitor levels are from 1 (High sensitivity) to 4 (Low sensitivity) and Off.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION BUSY CHANNEL LOCKOUT BCL is used when CTCSS or DCS is selected to prevent transmission when the uh049sx detects a transmission from another unit using the same CTCSS or DCS code. Press Press...
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio OPERATION BATTERY SAVE Battery Save feature extends the battery life by switching the receiver circuit power ON and OFF. This feature automatically activates during stand by mode (RX mode without signal). It turns OFF automatically when a signal is present, and activates again after channel inactivity.
UNIDEN Model uh049sx UHF CB Radio UHF CB CHANNELS & FREQUENCIES CH No. uh049sx OM.indd Sec1:24 uh049sx OM.indd Sec1:24 Please follow these guidelines for channel use in Australia: • Channels 05 and 35 are Emergency Channels. • Channel 11 is a Calling Channel.
(D) Repaired by someone other than an authorized Uniden Repair Agent for a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty, (E) Used in conjunction with any equipment or parts or as part of a system not manufactured by Uniden, or (F) Where the Serial Number label of the product has been removed or damaged beyond recognition.