Uniden America Corporation, the North American subsidiary of Japan-based Uniden Corporation, manufactures and markets wireless consumer electronic products including home security and video security systems, Bearcat® scanners, FRS/GMRS radios, marine radios, radar detectors, dash cams, and other wireless personal communications products. Based in Irving, Texas, Uniden sells its products through retailers and distributors throughout North, Central, and South America.
The PRO501HH radio is a mobile radio designed for use in the Citizens Band (CB) Radio Service. It will operate on any of the 40 AM frequencies authorized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Your radio features a superheterodyne circuit with Phase phase-locked loop techniques to assure precise frequency control.
- ► 40 AM channels
- ► 10 Weather channels
- ► Dual Channel Watch
- ► Full Channel Scan
- ► Instant Channel 9/19
- ► High/Low power saver switch (HI = 4W; LOW = 1W)
- ► Key lock
- ► Backlight On/Off
- ► Condenser microphone.
- ► Ceramic filter: Delivers greater selectivity and reduces adjacent channel interference.
- ► AGC (Automatic Gain Control) for a constant sound level.
- ► Automatic modulation control for a constant audio transmit modulation level.
- ► Low distortion IC audio circuit.
- ► Automatic noise limiter to reduce pulse noise.
- ► Antenna with BNC connector.
- ► External speaker jack and external MIC jack
- ► Jack for external power source and battery charger.
- ► Rechargeable (9 AA Ni-MH) or Alkaline (9 AA) batteries (not included)
- Do not expose the PRO501HH to water or extreme temperatures.
- Do not leave batteries installed over a long period as leakage may occur and cause damage to the radio.
- Never use different batteries from the ones suggested.
- Never use harsh chemicals to clean this radio. Use a damp soft cloth.
UNIDEN CONTACT INFORMATION
- You can get answers 24/7 at our website: www.uniden.com.
INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGE
If any of these items are missing or damaged, immediately contact your place of purchase or www.uniden.com.
Not shown: Wrist Strap, Charge Adapter
PARTS OF THE RADIO
NOTE: FCC rules reserve Channel 9 for motorist assistance and other emergency communications. Channel 9 should only be used in( situations where there is immediate danger to the safety of individuals or the protection of property. Make sure you have read and understood part 95 of the FCC rules and regulations before using the transmitter.
Install the included rubber antenna onto the radio.
CAUTION: Make sure the SWR is less than 2:1 before using the radio. An SWR higher than 2:1 can damage the transmitter.
This radio transmitter 513C-UT422 has been approved by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to operate with the antenna types listed below, with the maximum permissible gain indicated. Antenna types not included in this list that have a gain greater than the maximum gain indicated for any type listed are strictly prohibited for use with this device.
CONNECT TO POWER
Your PRO501HH can operate on DC power or batteries.
- Plug the DC power cable into the PRO501HH.
- Plug the other end into your vehicle’s cigarette lighter/DC power conversion plug.
With this unit, you can use either 9 non-rechargeable alkaline batteries or 9 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (not included).
- Open battery cover.
- Insert the 9 batteries according to the directions indicated inside the battery compartment.
- Close battery cover.
Charge the Radio
- NiMH rechargeable batteries are not fully charged when first installed in the radio. After installing the rechargeable NiMH batteries for the first time, place the radio in the charging adapter. Let it charge for about 12 hours or until the LED on the charging adapter turns green.
- Regardless of which type of battery you use in this radio, the battery icon flashes when power is low. Replace the alkaline batteries or recharge the unit if using the rechargeable NiMH batteries.
Low Power Indication
The battery icon shows a reduced power level and its outline flashes. Connect the DC power cable to a power source and to the radio to continue to use it until you can recharge/replace the batteries.
CONNECT EXTERNAL SPEAKER
Your radio supports an external speaker for remote monitoring. The external speaker is sold separately.
Clean the unit with a damp cloth only; never use harsh chemicals.
If your radio is not performing to your expectations, please try these simple steps. If these steps don’t solve your problem, visit the Uniden
website (www.uniden.com) for troubleshooting and FAQ information.
SERVICE AND REPAIR INFORMATION
- ► Save your purchase receipt for proof of warranty.
- ► When ordering parts, it is important to specify the correct model number of this radio (PRO501HH).
- ► It is the user’s responsibility to make sure the radio is operating by the FCC Citizens Radio Service regulations at all times.
Specifications and features are subject to change without notice.
FCC PART 15 & IC COMPLIANCE
FCC Compliance Statement: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subjected to the following two conditions:
- this device may not cause harmful interference, and
- this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
- this device may not cause interference, and
- this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment.
ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
WARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORATION (“Uniden”)
ELEMENTS OF WARRANTY: Uniden warrants, for one year, to the original retail owner, this Uniden Product to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship with only the limitations or exclusions set out below.
WARRANTY DURATION: This warranty to the original user shall terminate and be of no further effect 12 months after the date of the original retail sale. The warranty is invalid if the Product is (A) damaged or not maintained as reasonable or necessary, (B) modified, altered, or used as part of any conversion kits, subassemblies, or any configurations not sold by Uniden, (C) improperly installed, (D) serviced or repaired by someone other than an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty, (E) used in any conjunction with equipment or parts or as part of any system not manufactured by Uniden, or (F) installed or programmed by anyone other than as detailed by the owner’s manual for this product.
STATEMENT OF REMEDY: If the product does not conform to this warranty at any time while this warranty is in effect, the warrantor will either, at its option, repair or replace the defective unit and return it to you without charge for parts, service, or any other cost (except shipping and handling) incurred by the warrantor or its representatives in connection with the performance of this warranty. Warrantor, at its option, may replace the unit with a new or refurbished unit.
THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE IS THE SOLE AND ENTIRE WARRANTY ABOUT THE PRODUCT AND IS INSTEAD OF AND EXCLUDES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR ARISING BY OPERATION OF LAW, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER OR PROVIDE FOR THE REIMBURSEMENT OR PAYMENT OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow this exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
LEGAL REMEDIES: This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state. This warranty is void outside the United States of America.
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING PERFORMANCE OF WARRANTY: If, after
following the instructions in the owner’s manual you are certain that the Product is defective, so pack the Product carefully (preferably in its original packaging). The Product should include all parts and accessories originally packaged with the Product. Include evidence of the original purchase and a note describing the defect that has caused you to return it. The product should be shipped freight prepaid, by traceable means, to the warrantor at Uniden America Service C/O Saddle Creek 743 Henrietta Creek Rd., Suite 100 Roanoke, TX 76262
FAQS About Uniden PRO501HH 40-Channel Portable Handheld CB Radio
Is Uniden a reliable name in radio?
Uniden is a well-known brand for excellent wireless communication equipment. It provides a wide range of top-notch wireless communication equipment, including phones, radios, detectors, and many more.
Who makes Uniden?
The North American arm of the Japan-based Uniden Corporation, Uniden America Corporation produces and distributes wireless consumer electronics, such as dash cams, FRS/GMRS radios, marine radios, Bearcat® scanners, home security and video security systems, and other wireless personal products.
FM or AM is the CB radio?
Conventional CB radios have 40 channels and support AM (Amplitude Modulation) and other modes. Upper Sideband (USB) and Lower Sideband (LSB) are included in Single Side Band, or SBB.
How can I extend the range of my CB?
Tuning an antenna: You can maximize the performance of your antenna by making sure it is correctly set to the appropriate frequency. A linear amplifier Your CB radio’s power output can be increased by adding a linear amplifier, but you must make sure that it complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
Could a CB radio be fifty miles away?
Because of this, it is challenging to determine a base station’s range, which can range from 10 to around 50 miles. The range between two base stations could be roughly twenty miles. A properly fitted system ought to have a range of at least 15 miles.
Which radio has a 50-mile range?
SX507-2CKHS Uniden Two-way radio walkie talkies with a 50-mile range, dual charging cradle, waterproof design, flotation, 22 channels, 142 privacy codes, NOAA weather scan and alert, two headsets included, grey.
Can one trace a CB radio?
Can one track down a CB radio? Since all you need is a CB, it’s not difficult to do. Indeed, the FCC is able to monitor the location of a CB transmitter and even determine its type.
Are CB radios DC or AC powered?
The majority of CB radios are made for cars with DC 12-volt power systems. Your first option when purchasing a CB radio for your house or place of business is to choose one that runs on AC power.
What is Uniden’s background?
The company Uniden Corporation produces digital consumer products, radio communications equipment, and telecommunications equipment. Hidero Fujimoto, the company’s founder, founded Uniden on February 7, 1966, under the name “Uni Electronics Corp.”
What is the purpose of the Uniden?
Compact and portable, the Uniden BC75XLT is most useful in inclement weather and catastrophe situations. It includes the bands used for non-digital police, fire, and ambulance emergencies as well as NOAA weather, aviation, marine, railroad, and NASCAR.
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