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Uniden GMR3040-2CK Owner Manual
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GMR3040-2CK
GMR3040-3CK
• 15 GMRS / 7 FRS Channels
• 7 Weather Channels
• 121 Sub Codes
(CTCSS Tone and DCS
Code)
• Up to 30 Mile Range*
• Internal VOX Circuitry
• 10 Selectable Call Tone
Alerts
• Backlit LCD Display
• Headset Jack
• Roger Beep
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Battery Charger
Battery Level Meter
Channel Monitor
Channel Scan
Keypad Lock
DC 9V Jack
NOAA Emergency /
Weather Channels
*Range may vary depending on environmental and/or
topographical conditions.
GMR3040-2CK AND GMR3040-3CK RADIO
Congratulations on your purchase of a Uniden
GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) radio.
Theselightweight,palm-sized,radiosarestate-ofthe-art devices. Both GMR3040-2CK and -3CK
have many top features. Use them at sporting
events, to contact family and friends, while hiking,
skiing,oroutdoors,orinaneighborhoodwatchfor
vital communication.
PACKAGE CONTENTS
Yourpackagecontainstworadios*,tworechargeable
NiMH battery packs*, one AC adapter, one charging
cradle, two belt clips*, and this reference guide. A
NiMH battery pack or 3 optional AAA alkaline
batteries powers each unit.* GMR3040-2CK ; three
with the GMR3040-3CK.
To order the following optional accessories, visit our
websiteatwww.uniden.comorcall1-800-554-3988
during regular business hours. Use only Uniden
accessories.
• NiMH Battery Pack - #BT-1028 or BP-1028
• Charging Cradle - #RC-1291
• Headset - #ZA-133 and #ZA-160
• AC Adapter - #PS-0007
• DC Adapter - #DC-1002
• Carabiner Clip #TSTD0720002
GMRS LICENSE
The radio operates on the General Mobile Radio
Service (GMRS) frequencies when using
Channels 1-7 and channels 15-22. You must
have a GMRS license issued by the Federal
Communications Commission to legally use
these channels. For licensing information and
application forms, visit the FCC online at: www.
fcc.gov/wtb/uls or call the FCC hotline at
1-800-418-3676. If you have any questions, you
can contact the FCC direct at 1-888-225-5322.
No license is required for operation on channels
CHARGE
8-14 or operation on any channel in Canada.
INSTALL THE BATTERY
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Antenna
PTT (Push-To-Talk) Button
Call/Lock Button
Menu/Power Key
Channel Up/Down Key
Weather/Monitor Key
Speaker
Headset Jack/DC 9V
Volume Up/Down Key
Microphone
Battery Level Meter
Receive Indicator
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Call Indicator
Scan Indicator
Channel Indicator
Hi Power Indicator
Low Power Indicator
Transmit Indicator
VolumeSettingIndicator
Keypad Lock Indicator
VOX Indicator
Weather Indicator
Sub Code Indicator
Charging Contacts
Each radio uses a supplied NiMH battery pack or
3 AAA alkaline batteries (not included).
To install the NiMH battery pack:
1) Make sure your radio is OFF.
2) Press the tab at the bottom of the battery
compartment door to remove the cover.
3) Install the NiMH battery pack into the battery
compartment. Be certain to follow the
instructions written on the label on the battery
pack.Installing the battery packincorrectly will
prevent the unit from operating.
4) Replace the battery compartment door.
BATTERY LEVEL AND LOW
BATTERY ALERT
This unit has a battery level meter on the display to
indicate the status of the batteries. When the
battery in the unit is low, the battery level meter
icon
flashes. Recharge the NiMH battery
pack immediately or if you are using alkaline
batteries,youmustreplacethealkalinebatteriesin
order to continue using the radio.
Warning! To avoid the risk of personal injury or
propertydamagefromfireorelectricalshock,only
usetheUnidenaccessoriesspecificallydesignated
for this product.
CHARGING THE RADIO
IfyouusetherechargeableNiMHbatterypack,two
radios can be charged directly or by using the
supplied charging cradle.
USING THE RADIO
1) Connect the optional DC adapter (#DC-1002) to
DC 9V jack of the radio and to a cigarette lighter
port.
2) Charge the battery pack for 16 hours until the
battery indicator stops flashing.
USING THE CHARGING CRADLE
1) Connect the AC adapter (#PS-0007) to DC 9V
jack and to a standard 120V AC wall outlet.
2) Set the charging cradle on the desk or tabletop,
and place the radio in the charging cradle with
the keypad facing forward.
3) Make sure that the LED illuminates. Charge the
battery pack for 16 hours and remove the radio
from the charging cradle after charging.
Note:
• Forchargingbatteriesdirectlywithoutthecradle,
useonlythe#DC-1002CigaretteLighterAdapter
cord, available from www.Uniden.com. Other
power cords could damage your radio.
• DC 9V jack of the radio is for charging only.
Be sure to install the battery before charging.
• Use only the supplied battery and AC adapter or
approved accessories from Uniden.
• Chargetimemayvarydependingonthebattery
life remaining.
• Do not recharge alkaline batteries. Doing so can
create a safety hazard or damage the radio.
• For fastest charging, turn off the radio before
charging.
• The battery must be installed for the unit to
operate, even if the unit is also connected to
external power.
• If battery power is low, you cannot operate the
radio even using external power. Allow the
batteries to charge before using. If you try to
transmit while power is low, the radio will
automatically turn off.
USING A HEADSET
You can use a headset (#ZA-133 or #ZA-160) for
more private communications.To use a headset,
lift the rubber cover from over the headset jack,
then plug in the headset.
Important: Your radio is not weather resistant
when using a headset jack.When you remove the
headset, be sure to fully press the jack cover into
place to restore its weather resistant capability.
USING THE RADIO
In order to get the most out of your new radio, read
thisreferenceguidecompletelybeforeattemptingto
operate the unit.
TURNING THE RADIO ON AND
ADJUSTING THE VOLUME
1) Press and hold MENU/ to turn the radio ON,
and increase the speaker volume by pressing
VOL ▲ . To decrease the volume, press
VOL ▼.
2) Press and hold MENU/ again to turn the radio
OFF.
TALKING ON YOUR RADIO
To talk to others using the radio:
1) Press and hold the PTT button and speak in
a clear, normal voice about 2-3 inches away
from the microphone. While you are
transmitting, the
icon appears on the
display. To avoid cutting off the first part of
your transmission, pause slightly after
pressing the PTT button before you start
talking.
2) When you have finished speaking, release
the PTT button. You can now receive
incoming calls.While receiving, displays.
MONITOR MODE FEATURE
Your radio allows you to listen for weak signals
on the current channel at the press of a key.
To turn ON Monitor mode:
• Press and holdWX/MON for 2 seconds until
two beeps sound.The receiver circuit stays
open, and both noise and weak signals can
be heard.
To turn OFF Monitor mode:
• Press and hold WX/MON for 2 seconds to
return to "Normal" mode; the
icon stops
blinking and disappears.
ADJUSTING THE SOUND (KEY BEEPS)
Your radio emits a beep each time one of the keys
(except for the PTT and CALL/LOCK) is pressed.
To turn this sound OFF, press and hold CALL/
LOCK while turning ON the radio. Repeat this step
to turn the sound ON.
ADVANCED FUNCTIONS (MENUS)
Use MENU/ to access your radio's advanced
functions.
CHOOSING A CHANNEL
Your radio has 22 channels and 121 Sub codes you
can use to talk to others. In order to speak to
someone, each of you must be set to the same
channel and Sub code.
Sub Code
OFF, 1-121
Call Tone
Scan
ON/OFF
Normal
To choose a channel:
With the radio in "Normal" operating mode, press the
CH ▲ / CH ▼ key to increase or decrease the
channel number displayed.
Note: Channels 1-7 have a typical range of up to 30
miles. Channels 8-14 have a typical range of up to
5 miles. Channels 15-22 have a typical range of up
to 30 miles. You can see which GMRS or FRS
channel is active by the icon. The hi icon is
displayed while scanning GMRS channels, and the
lo icon is displayed while scanning FRS channels.
VOX Level
Normal
OFF, 1-5
1-10
1) Press MENU/ to enter the menus.
2) AdditionalpressesofMENU/ advanceyou
throughthemenus untilexiting to"Normal"
operating mode.
3) OthermethodsofexitingtheMenufunction
are:
a. Press and hold MENU/ again.
b. Press any key except CH ▲ / CH ▼ or VOL
▲ / VOL ▼ and wait 10 seconds until the
unit returns to “Normal” mode.
Sub Code
Each of the channels 1-22 may have any one of
the codes, OFF, or 1-121 selected. Code oF
(OFF)
indicates no Sub code selected and your radio
can receive a signal regardless of the code
settings of the transmitting radio.
1) Press MENU/ to enter Menu mode. The
subcode indicator flashes.
2) Press CH ▲ / CH ▼ key to increase or
decrease the code number displayed. You
can also select oF (OFF) at this stage.
3) Press MENU/ to exit Menu mode.
4) Press any key other than CH ▲ / CH ▼ or
VOL ▲ / VOL ▼ and the radio returns to Idle
mode in 10 seconds.
Scan
Your radio has a channel scan feature that
allows you to easily scan all 22 channels.When
an active channel is detected, the radio pauses
on that channel until the channel is clear.Then,
after a 2 second delay, the radio continues
scanning. Pressing the PTT button while the
scan is paused on a channel allows you to
transmit on that channel.
To turn ON channel scan:
1) Press MENU/ repeatedly until the scan...
icon and oF blink.
2. Press CH ▲ / CH ▼ to select Scan mode
and press MENU/ to start it.
To turn OFF channel scan:
1) Press MENU/ when the scan setting is oF.
2) Press any key other than CH ▲ / CH ▼ or
VOL ▲ / VOL ▼ to turn channel scan off in
10 seconds.
Voice Operated Transmission
Your radio is equipped with a user selectable
Voice Operated Transmitter (VOX) that can be
used for automatic voice transmissions. The
VOX feature is designed to be used with or
without a headset with a microphone.
Transmission is initiated by speaking into the
microphone instead of pressing PTT.
To select VOX level:
1) Press MENU/ repeatedly until the vox icon
and theVOX sensitivity level (OFF, 1-5) blink.
2) Press CH ▲ / CH ▼ to change the VOX
sensitivity levels. Use level 1 for increased
sensitivity to voice in normally quiet
environments, and use a higher level to
reduce undesired activation in very noisy
environments.
Call Tone
Your radio is equipped with 10 selectable call
tones that are transmitted when CALL/LOCK is
pressed.
To select a call tone:
1) Press MENU/ repeatedly until the CALL icon
and Call Tone start to blink on the display.
2) Press CH ▲ / CH ▼ to move through the
available call tones. Each tone will be heard
through the speaker but will not be transmitted.
Cycle through these tones and stay on the tone
you want to select.
3) Exit Call Tone to set the selected tone.
KEY LOCK
To lock the keypad:
1) Press and hold CALL/LOCK;
displays.
These functions are not affected by Key Lock:
• Volume adjust
• Call tone transmission
• Enter monitor mode
• PTT transmission
• Power off
To unlock the keypad:
1) Press and hold CALL/LOCK again;
disappears.
AUTOMATIC POWER SAVE
Your radio has a circuit designed to dramatically
extend the life of the batteries. If there is no
transmission or an incoming call within 3 seconds,
your radio switches to Power Save mode.The radio
is still able to receive transmissions in this mode.
LCD BACKLIGHT
The LCD Backlight automatically turns ON when any
key (except the PTT button) is pressed. The LCD
display illuminates for 10 seconds before turning
OFF.
ROGER BEEP
Roger Beep is a BEEP that is sent to notify the end of
transmission (both PTT and VOX transmission).
Roger Beep can be heard through the speaker when
both Roger Beep and Key Beep are set to ON.When
Roger Beep is set to ON and Key Beep is set to OFF,
Roger Beep will not be heard from the speaker but it
willbetransmittedtoyourparty.WhenRogerBeepis
set to OFF, Roger Beep will neither be heard nor
transmitted.
To change Roger Beep setting:
Press and holdVOL ▲ while turning the radio on and
off. If Roger Beep is ON, it will be turned off; if it is
OFF, it will be turned on.
USING THE WEATHER RADIO
Your radio can receive weather broadcasts from the
NOAA National Weather Service. While using the
Weather Radio, you are not able to receive GMRS
communications.
1) To turn on the Weather Radio Broadcast mode,
press WX/MON. The icon appears.
2) Press CH ▲ / CH ▼ to increase or decrease the
number to the desired Weather Channel.
3) To exit the Weather Radio Broadcast mode, press
WX/MON. The icon disappears.
NOAA Weather Radio Frequency List
Channel 1 162.550 MHz Channel 5 162.450 MHz
Channel 2 162.400 MHz Channel 6 162.500 MHz
Channel 3 162.475 MHz Channel 7 162.525 MHz
Channel 4 162.425 MHz
SPECIFICATIONS
Channels
Sub Codes
15 GMRS/7 FRS/7 Weather
38 Sub-Audible Tones
83 DCS Codes
Operating Frequency
GMRS/FRS:
462.5500 - 467.7125 MHz
WX:
162.4000 - 162.5500 MHz
Power Source
NiMH Battery Pack (BT-1028
or BP-1028) or
3 AAA Alkaline Batteries
Range
Channel 1-7 up to 30 miles
Channel 8-14 up to 5 miles
Channel 15-22 up to 30 miles
Battery Life
10 Hours typ. - NiMH
Battery Pack
(5/5/90 duty cycle)
Frequency Chart
Ch.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
Freq.
462.5625
462.5875
462.6125
462.6375
462.6625
462.6875
462.7125
467.5625
467.5875
467.6125
467.6375
Cross Ref.
FRS & GMRS 1
FRS & GMRS 2
FRS & GMRS 3
FRS & GMRS 4
FRS & GMRS 5
FRS & GMRS 6
FRS & GMRS 7
FRS 8
FRS 9
FRS 10
FRS 11
Ch.
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
Freq.
467.6625
467.6875
467.7125
462.5500
462.5750
462.6000
462.6250
462.6500
462.6750
462.7000
462.7250
Cross Ref.
FRS 12
FRS 13
FRS 14
GMRS 11
GMRS 8
GMRS 12
GMRS 9
GMRS 13
GMRS 10
GMRS 14
GMRS 15
CTCSS Chart (Hz)
Code
oF
1
Freq.
OFF
67.0
Code
20
21
Freq.
131.8
136.5
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
71.9
74.4
77.0
79.7
82.5
85.4
88.5
91.5
94.8
97.4
100.0
103.5
107.2
110.9
114.8
118.8
123.0
127.3
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
DCS Code List
Tone Octal
Tone Octal
No. Code
No. Code
39
023
67
174
40
025
68
205
41
026
69
223
42
031
70
226
43
032
71
243
44
043
72
244
45
047
73
245
46
051
74
251
47
054
75
261
48
065
76
263
49
071
77
265
50
072
78
271
51
073
79
306
52
074
80
311
53
114
81
315
54
115
82
331
55
116
83
343
56
125
84
346
57
131
85
351
58
132
86
364
59
134
87
365
60
143
88
371
61
152
89
411
62
155
90
412
63
156
91
413
64
162
92
423
65
165
93
431
66
172
94
432
141.3
146.2
151.4
156.7
162.2
167.9
173.8
179.9
186.2
192.8
203.5
210.7
218.1
225.7
233.6
241.8
250.3
Tone Octal
No. Code
95
445
96
464
97
465
98
466
99
503
100 506
101 516
102 532
103 546
104 565
105 606
106 612
107 624
108 627
109 631
110 632
111 654
112 662
113 664
114 703
115 712
116 723
117 731
118 732
119 734
120 743
121 754
RBRC INFORMATION
As part of our commitment to
protect the environment and
conserve natural resources,
Uniden voluntarily participates in
an RBRC® industry program to
collect and recycle used Ni-MH
batteries within the US.
Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on
Ni-MH battery recycling in your area. (RBRC® is a
registered trademark of the Rechargeable Battery
Recycling Corporation.)
Care and Safety: To clean the radio, use a soft cloth
dampenedwithwater.Donotusecleanersorsolvents
because they can harm the body of the unit and leak
inside,causingpermanentdamage.Useadry,lint-free
cloth to clean the battery
contacts.Donotsubmergetheunitinwater.Iftheunit
gets wet, turn it off and remove the batteries
immediately.
Dry the battery compartment with a soft cloth to
minimize potential water damage. Leave the battery
compartment cover off overnight to ensure
complete drying. Do not use the radio until the unit is
completely dry.
REGULATORY INFORMATION
RF EXPOSURE INFORMATION
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
(1)Thisdevicemaynotcauseharmfulinterference.
(2) This device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
Important: Any changes or modifications not
expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to
operate this device.Your radio is set up to transmit
a regulated signal on an assigned frequency. It is
againstthelawtoalteroradjustthesettingsinside
the radio to exceed those limitations. Any
adjustments to your radio must be made by
qualified technicians.
To be safe and sure:
• Never open your radio’s case.
• Never change or replace anything in your radio
except the batteries.
Your radio might cause TV or radio interference
even when it is operating properly.To determine
whetheryourradioiscausingtheinterference,turn
it off. If the interference goes away, your radio is
causing it. Try to eliminate the interference by
moving your radio away from the receiver. If you
cannoteliminatetheinterference,theFCCrequires
that you stop using the radio.
Hazardous Environments: Do not operate the
radioinhazardousenvironments.Explosionorfire
may result. Do not operate the radio near
unshielded electrical blasting caps.
Undercertainconditions,radioscaninterferewith
blasting operations and may cause an explosion.
Turn your radio OFF to prevent accidental
transmission when in a blasting area or in areas
posted: "Turn off two-way radio." Construction
crews often use remote control RF devices to set
off explosives.
WARNING! Read this information before using
the radio. In August 1996 the Federal
CommunicationsCommission(FCC)oftheUnited
States with its action in Report and Order FCC
96-326 adopted an updated safety standard for
human exposure to radio frequency
electromagneticenergyemittedbyFCCregulated
transmitters.
Those guidelines are consistent with the safety
standard previously set by both U.S. and
international standards bodies.The design of the
radio complies with the FCC guidelines and these
international standards.
Never allow children to operate the radio without
adult supervision and the knowledge of the
following guidelines.
WARNING! It is up to the user to properly operate
this radio transmitter to insure safe operation.
Please adhere to the following:
Use only the supplied or an approved antenna.
Unauthorized antennas, modifications, or
attachmentscouldimpaircallquality,damagethe
radio, or result in violation of FCC regulations.
Do not use the radio with a damaged antenna.
Ifadamagedantennacomesintocontactwiththe
skin, a minor burn may result. Please contact your
local dealer for a replacement antenna.
Hand-held Operation (Held-to-Face)
This device was evaluated for typical hand-held
(held-to-face)operationswitha1inchspacingfrom
thefrontoftheradio.Forhand-heldoperation,the
radio should be held 1 inch from the user's face in
order to comply with FCC RF exposure
requirements.
Body-worn Operation
Thisdevicewasevaluatedforbody-wornoperations
withthesuppliedbelt-clipaccessory. (Allnecessary
accessories are included in the package; any
additional or optional accessories are not required
for compliance with the guidelines.) Third party
accessories (unless approved by the manufacturer)
shouldbeavoidedasthesemightnotcomplywithFCC
RF exposure guidelines.
For more information about RF exposure, please
visit the FCC web site at www.fcc.gov.
THREE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
Important: Evidence of original purchase is required
for warranty service.
WARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA
CORPORATION ("Uniden")
ELEMENTS OF WARRANTY: Uniden warrants, for
three years, to the original retail owner, this Uniden
Product to be free from defects in materials and
craftsmanshipwithonlythelimitationsorexclusions
set out below.
WARRANTY DURATION: This warranty to the
originalusershallterminateandbeofnofurthereffect
36 months after the date of 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, sub-assemblies, or any
configurations not sold by Uniden, (C) improperly
installed, (D) serviced or repaired by someone other
thananauthorizedUnidenservicecenterforadefect
or malfunction covered by this warranty, (E) used in
anyconjunctionwithequipmentorpartsoraspartof
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: In the event that the
productdoesnotconformtothiswarrantyatanytime
whilethiswarrantyisineffect,warrantorwilleither,at
its option, repair or replace the defective unit and
return it to you without charge for parts, service, or
anyothercost(exceptshippingandhandling)incurred
by warrantor or its
representativesinconnectionwiththeperformanceof
thiswarranty.Warrantor,atitsoption,mayreplacethe
unit with a new or refurbished unit.
THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE IS
THE SOLE AND ENTIRE WARRANTY
PERTAINING TO THE PRODUCT AND IS IN LIEU
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 OVERPAYMENT OF
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow this exclusion or limitation
ofincidentalorconsequentialdamagessotheabove
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
LEGAL REMEDIES: This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from state to state.This warranty is
void outside the United States of America and
Canada.
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING PERFORMANCE
OFWARRANTY: If, after following the instructions in
the owner’s manual you are certain that the Product
isdefective,packtheProductcarefully(preferablyin
its original packaging). Disconnect the battery from
the Product and separately secure the battery in its
ownseparatepackagingwithintheshippingcarton.
TheProductshouldincludeallpartsandaccessories
originally packaged with the Product. Include
evidence of 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 warrantor at:
Uniden America Service
4700 Amon Carter Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76155
(800) 297-1023 during regular business hours (CST)
(Seewww.uniden.comforcurrenthoursofoperation.)
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