Uniden UH620Uniden has released a range of new UHF CB radios – the UH620 series – to help adventurers stay in touch when camping, off-roading and hiking in remote areas outside the reach of the cellular network.

The Uniden UH620 radios are built to handle rugged conditions with a lightweight, compact design that’s available in 1.5 Watt and 2-Watt versions for extended range.

Key Features

80 UHF Channels*

2W Maximum TX Output Power Large Channel Display with Backlight

Micro USB Charging: Quick, easy and cost saving.

Inbuilt LED Light

Shared Channel Quiet Filter (DCS/CTCSSA Codes): Sharing a busy channel? No problem. Set a DCS or CTCSS code and your radio stays quiet, allowing transmissions only from radios sharing the same code. Choose from 104 DCS and 38 CTCSS codes.

TX Power Hi/Lo: Select high (2W) or low (0.5W) RF output power to extend your battery power supply.

Range Extender (Duplex) Capability: Allows the UH6XX series to operate via a local repeater station, if available, which re-transmits your signal over a wider area. Up to an extra 30-100km depending on location, height and availability of local repeater station.

VOX Hands Free CapableUniden UH620

Auto Battery Save and Low Battery Alert

Roger Beep

Busy Channel Lockout Function:

Disables your transmitter while activity is detected on the channel.

Open and Group Scan Keypad Lock

Auto Squelch: Automatically blocks the unwanted low level hissing noise allowing only strong incoming signals.

5 Different Calling Tones Built-in Headset Jack Designed and Engineered in Japan

*    Please note: CH 22 and CH 23 are used for telemetry and telecommand applications. Voice communications are not permitted on these channels and transmission is inhibited. CH 61, CH 62 and CH 63 are for future use and are receive only channels.

Operating time: 20 hours based on 5% transmitting, 5% receiving and 90% waiting mode using low output power with NiMH batteries supplied with Auto Battery Save ON.

# 13 km Typical range line of sight.

A DCS (Digital Coded Squelch). CTCSS (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System). Specifications subject to change without notice.

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UH620 Series UHF CB Handheld Radios

UH620

IN THE BOX

  • 1 x UH620 UHF CB Radio
  • 3 x AA Ni-Mh 1200mAh Batteries
  • 1 x Earpiece Mic
  • 1 x Micro USB Charge Cable
  • 1 x Carabiner Clip
  • 1 x Belt Clip

Price: single pack, RRP $79.95

UH620-2

IN THE BOX

  • 2 x UH620 UHF Radios
  • 6 x AA Ni-Mh 1200mAh Batteries
  • 1 x AC Adaptor
  • 1 x Micro USB Charge Cable
  • 2 x Earpiece Mic 2 x Carabiner Clip 2 x Belt Clip
  • 1 x Charge Dock

UH620-2DLX

IN THE BOX

  • 2 x UH620 UHF Radios
  • 6 x AA Ni-Mh 1200mAh Batteries
  • 1 x AC Adaptor
  • 1 x Car Charge Adaptor
  • 1 x Micro USB Charge Cable
  • 2 x Earpiece Mic
  • 2 x Carabiner Clip
  • 2 x Belt Clip
  • 1 x Charge Dock
  • 1 x Carry Case

Price: twin pack, RRP $179.95

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Licence rules

You don’t need to apply for a class licence or pay any fees.

But you must follow all the rules in the:

Power output

Your equipment cannot exceed the maximum power stated in the class licence.

Frequencies for CB radios

You can find the frequencies for CB radios in schedule 1 of the class licence

.You can only use CB radios on designated channels in these frequencies:

  • HF – 26.965 MHz to 27.405 MHz (inclusive)
  • UHF – 476.4125 to 477.4125 MHz (inclusive)

You can only use telemetry and telecommand on UHF channels 22 and 23. You cannot speak on these channels.

We do not allow and other types of data operation on CB bands. If you want to use other frequencies, you must apply for an apparatus licence.

CB repeater stations

To operate a CB repeater, you need an apparatus licence.

If you are near a repeater station, you can operate a CB radio station through the CB repeater station but only:

  • in the UHF band
  • on the repeater’s assigned channels

Channels 1 to 8 and 41 to 48 are repeater output channels. Channels 31 to 38 and 71 to 78 are the matching repeater input channels.

For example, a repeater that transmits on Channel 1 will always receive on Channel 31.

If you operate your CB radio in duplex or repeater mode, it will automatically select the matching frequency.

If there is no repeater station in the area, you can use the repeater channels to communicate on a single frequency. Be aware that these can interfere with a repeater station, even if it’s a long way away.

Contact other CB users for the first time

There are 2 channels you can use to contact other CB users for the first time.

These are:

  • channel 11 (AM) (27.085 MHz) and Channel 16 (SSB) (27.155 MHz) in the HF band
  • channel 11 (476.675 MHz) in the UHF band

After you’ve made contact you should move to another channel. This leaves the channel available for other users to contact each other.

Emergencies

We set aside 2 channels that are only for emergency messages:

  • channel 9 (27.065 MHz) in the HF band
  • channels 5/35 (476.525/477.275 MHz) in the UHF band

But you can use any CB frequency to attract attention in an emergency.

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