Uniden UH8080NB UHF CB Radio

As conversation is getting more and more intense about the idea or indeed possibility or reality of UHF CB Radio I have been sent details of two Uniden radios that are now on sale and used in Australia. I will put the specifications below and will add I like the idea that at least one of these offers extra receive ability of 400-520Mhz with 12.5KHz steps. In my mind where there is extra receive ability sure there can be hidden there some extra transmit ability.

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Uniden UH8080NB

Very President William in design and to this I would add that the handset on the William would be nice as optional extra to many more of the new ranger of radios. Imagine a Grant II with a RJ45 socket on the back for connecting external handset?

Features of UH8080NB

Transmit Power 5 Watts

UHF-CB Channels* 80

User Programmable Channels¹ 100

Total Available Channels 9600

Pre-Programmed Receive Frequencies¹

Police 74

Fire (& ambulance) 104

Frequency Range

UHF-CB Channels 476.425MHz – 477.4125MHz

Extra RX Channels 400MHz – 520MHz

Channel Width 12.5kHz (Narrowband)

Power Source (nominal) +12V to +24V DC

Remote LCD Speaker MIC (RM880) •

LCD Display Dot Matrix

LCD & Keypad Preset Backlight Colours Red, Purple, Green, Cyan, Yellow, Clear, Blue

External Speaker Jack •

Flip Mounting •

Microphone Condenser Electret

Speaker (Base / Remote MIC) 2W / 0.7W

AVS circuitry† •

Instant Replay •

Built-in SELCALL •

Close Call RF™ Capture¹ •

Range Extender Duplex Capability** •

Interference Eliminator CTCSS 38

Digital Coded Squelch (DCS) 104

Instant Channel •

Dual Watch Function •

Scanning Functions

Channel Memory •

Open Scan •

Group Scan (with Priority Watch) •

Busy Channel Lock-out •

Calling (Wake-up) Tones 10

Monitor function •

Auto Squelch Levels 5

Selective Call •

#18km: Typical Range Line of Sight.

UH_8080NB_Brochure

Above is the sales brochure and guess being Uniden it is ROHS Approved? So would need CE Approval and legality in EU to be sold (maybe) Myself, been backing integration for UHF CB Radio since 2002. It will come am sure of it, just think will not be pan EU and can take a long time.

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