CONTROL & INDICATORS INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGE: TORS • uh043sx Radio (2) • Charging Cradle with AC Adaptor • Operating Guide • NiMH Battery Pack (2) • Belt Clip (2) • VOX Headset (2) OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES • VOX Earset • Carry Case •...
GETTING STARTED Uniden does not represent this product to be waterproof. Do not expose this product to Rain or Moisture. BATTERY INSTALLATION Your uh043sx unit uses the included NiMH battery pack for power. The unit can be powered with optional 4 AAA ALKALINE batteries.
INSTALLING THE CHARGE CRADLE 1. Plug the AC adaptor into the rear of the charge cradle and into the mains power. 2. Place the uh043sx into the charge cradle. The charge light will come on to indicate the unit is charging. 3.
BELT CLIP To attach the belt clip: Slide the belt clip until it snaps into place. To remove the belt clip: To remove the belt clip, press and hold belt clip locker, slide the belt clip at the same time until released. LOW BATTERY ALERT If the battery level becomes low, the battery indicator icon on the display begins flashing.
OPERATION POWER ON/OFF 1. Press and hold select/ key to turn the radio on. A channel number will appear on the display. 2. Press and hold select/ key to turn the radio off. VOLUME 1. Press key to increase or decrease the volume level.
SELECTING A CHANNEL 1. Press ch/hi/lo key momentarily to activate channel select mode. The displayed channel will flash. 2. Press key to select the desired channel. For your reference a list of the available channels, corresponding frequencies and guidelines for their use is printed on page 12.
AUTOMATIC SQUELCH FEATURE The uh043sx is equipped with an Automatic Squelch System which shuts off weak transmissions and unwanted noise. MONITOR This feature enables users to listen for weak signals on the current channel at the press of a key. To use monitor: 1.
REPLY DELAY While scanning, the uh043sx stops at a busy channel and receives a transmission. When the received signal is over, the unit will wait for 2 seconds for the return of the signal, otherwise, the radio resumes scanning. TO OPERATE IN DUPLEX MODE (REPEATERS) The Duplex function enables you to access local repeater stations.
CTCSS & DCS & (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System) (Digital Coded Squelch) CTCSS is a feature that allows a group to talk to each other without hearing other users on the same channel. 1. Press select/ key momentarily to enter CTCSS mode.
VOX is the automatic transmitting function by inputting voice into the VOX headset mic without pressing the PTT key. 1. Press select/ key momentarily twice while in standby mode to enter VOX Sensitivity mode. The current selected VOX setting will flash on the display. 2.
PRIORITY SCAN CHANNEL To set a priority scan channel: 1. Press select/ momentarily four times while in standby mode to enter Priority Scan Channel mode. The current priority channel will be indicated. 2. Press key to increase or decrease the desired channel number.
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 telecommand applications and TX is inhibited on these channels.
Elements of Warranty: Uniden warrants to the original retail owner for the duration of this warranty, its uh043sx-2 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.