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T5509R 1 Watt UHF CB Two-Way Radio



One of the rugged “Value Series” of two-way radio models, the Motorola Talkabout range offers a range of up to 7km and 40 channels. A fantastic companion for the car or the camp its Duplex capabilities can extend your range with local repeater stations and deliver the optimium clarity you would expect from one of the worlds leading 2 way radio brands.
The Motorola T5509R includes a charging kit and batteries to keep it ready to go when you are. This 2-way radio is ideal for active outdoor communication

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  • 7km Range Delivers excellent voice quality and long-range performance, making them ideal for the serious outdoor enthusiasts. Range depends on environmental conditions.
  • 1 Watt Power 1 watt transmission power delivers long-range and exceptional clarity.
  • 40 Channels 38 UHF voice channels to allow you to find an uncongested channel for clear communication. (Channel 22 & 23 are reserved for telemetry and telecomm and purposes and are blocked).
  • Range extender in duplex mode
  • Local repeater stations re-transmit your signals over a wider area. This extends the effective range of the radio, giving you the greater reach.
  • 38 CTCSS & 104 DCS codes
  • Block out any unwanted conversations

Package includes:

2 x T5509 handsets
2 x HiMH rechargeable battery packs
1 x dual desk charger with power supply
2 belt clips
2 alternate colour face plates

3 Year Warranty

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FAQ T5509

Q. When I am in a vehicle my range seems to decrease, why?
If the Radio is being used inside of a vehicle the metal bodywork of the vehicle will shield a lot of the transmission to and from the radio. To improve transmission and reception it is best to operate the radio outside and away from vehicles.

Q. When I not receiving any transmissions, why?
Firstly check, your volume control, then if you still cannot hear the transmission, check to see if you have a CTCSS or DCS code set on that channel, if you do you will only be able to hear transmissions from other radios that have that same code set. If you turn off any CTCSS or DCS codes you will be able to hear all transmissions on that channel.

Q. When I am transmitting the person I am transmitting to cannot hear me, why?
Check that you are both on the same channel and both have the same CTCSS or DCS codes set. Also check that if you have duplex mode enabled that the other party has duplex enabled also.

Q. The batteries are not charging, why?
Storing batteries for a long period of time, without charging, will eventually make the battery unserviceable. This is because the battery eventually self discharges below the terminal voltage which will generally prevent the battery from being able to be charged again. Sometimes they may recover if left on charge for a few days, but not always. If NiMH batteries are to be stored for an extended period they should be stored fully charged and recharged once a month to overcome self discharge.

Q. Where are the repeater stations located?
There is a list of repeater stations across Australia on this web site. This list and the operational status of the repeaters can change so please check with the ACMA for the latest information on repeaters.