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Prepare for the Extreme

Your TX6500S 80 channel radio is Australian designed and built and is the most advanced UHF Citizen Band radio available. This radio is rated IP67 water and dust proof, is built rugged with a die-cast aluminium chassis. Combining the very latest in electronic hardware with the most up-to-date computer aided design and manufacturing techniques has resulted in a hand held radio with outstanding specifications and performance.

This model also comes equipped with GMEs newest digital scanning technology – ScanSuite™

  • ScanSuite.
  • Water and dust proof to IP67.
  • Intelligent Battery Management.
  • Digital Signal Processing.
  • Advanced Signal Management.
  • Dynamic Volume Control.
  • Voice Inversion Scrambler.
  • 5/1 watt switchable with Intelligent Battery Management.
  • 477 MHz (UHF CB) with selectable duplex and individually programmable duplex channels.
  • Receives 403-520 MHz (with 95 user programmable receive channels).
  • 80 channels (77 including telemetry) 3 reserved for future use.
  • Open and group scan with memory channel quick select and selectable priority channel.
  • Calling tone, roger beep and dual watch.
  • Active channel transmit in scan.
  • CTCSS, DCS and SelCall with quiet mode and alpha labelling.
  • Backlit LCD for night viewing.
  • Keypad lock.

In the Box

  • TX6500 UHF CB radio
  • 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery pack
  • Power supply
  • Rapid desktop charger
  • Belt clip
  • 1/4 wave antenna
  • Instruction manual
Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 300 × 300 × 200 mm


Compliant Specification
Meets AS/NZS 4365 for radio communications equipment in the UHF citizen and personal radio service.
Frequency Range TX
476.425 MHz – 477.4125 MHz
Number of Channels
80 (plus 95 receive only)
Channel Spacing
12.5 kHz
Operation Mode
Simplex or half duplex
Scanning Speed
40 ms per channel (25 channels per second)
Antenna Impedance
50 Ohms nominal
Nominal Battery Voltage
7.4 volts DC nominal
Operating Voltage Range
6 – 9 volts DC
Reverse Voltage Protection
Shunt Diode
Operating Temperature
-20° C to +60° C
Frequency stability
± 2.5 PPM


RF Output
High: 5 watts, Low: 1 watt
Spurious Emission
< -75 dBm
Maximum Deviation
< ± 2.5 kHz at + 20 dB limiting
Transmit Frequency Response
+6 dB per octave 300 Hz to 3 kHz, + 1, -3 dB
Current Consumption
2.0 amps typical


Intermediate Frequencies
1st: 38.85 MHz 2nd: 450 kHz
(450 – 520 MHz): -121 dBm for 12 dB SINAD
Intermodulation Immunity
>65 dB
Blocking Immunity
>90 dB
Spurious Response Immunity
>70 dB
Audio Output Power
1 watt at <10% distortion
Audio Signal to Noise
> 40 dB
Adjacent channel selectivity: 12.5Khz
>65 dB
IF Frequencies
40 mA sleep mode, 80 mA muted, 340 mA full volume


60 mm (W) x 40 mm (D) x 130 mm (H) (not including antenna)
340 grams
TNC female
Microphone Port
8 pin connector

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