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WX500 - Weather Radio

UNIDEN WX500 - ALL HAZARDS/WEATHER RADIO WITH S.A.M.E. ALERT

Factory new in box - not refurbished or repaired

The WX500 is discontinued as of March 14, 2004. We recommend purchasing the BC370CRS scanner with weather alert.

Price was $59.95 price includes $30.00 UPS Ground shipping/handling/insurance per WX500 weather radio when shipped to a street address in the continental USA. Save 50% on shipping/handling and insurance charges when you order in full case quantities of six units per case.

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The WX500 provides a one line eight character alpha numeric LCD Display, statement/watch/warning light, a S.A.M.E. Alert (Specific Area Message Encoding) and an extendable telescopic antenna.

S.A.M.E. Weather (Specific Area Message Encoding) - Can be programmed to receive special localized weather warnings broadcast by NOAA. Specific Area Message Encoding (S.A.M.E.) weather alert. S.A.M.E. is NOAA’s coded emergency weather signals that identify a specific geographic area affected by an emergency. In weather alert with S.A.M.E. mode, your scanner functions as a county specific severe weather warning radio. To obtain further information about S.A.M.E. and FIPS code, visit http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/index.html . The WX500 can decode the 6-digit Federal Information Processing System (FIPS) code established by the National Weather Service (NWS). This FIPS code identifies geographic areas in the United States, US territories and US possessions. Programming the FIPS code is necessary to receive S.A.M.E. alerts about weather occurring in a particular area. To obtain a FIPS code for your area, call the National Weather Service toll free at 1-888-697-7263 or visit http://205.156.54.206/nwr/nwrsame.htm.

Domestic warranty service available
United States
United States of America
Factory customer care 1-800-297-1023
Uniden customer care fax 1-800-323-2641

Manufactured in
China
China

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PDF Click here for your free 32 page WX500 Operations Guide

FEATURES:

  • 7 NOAA WEATHER CHANNELS
    Allows the user to select the active frequency in their given area.
  • S.A.M.E. WEATHER ALERT (Specific Area Message Encoding)
    During a NOAAA Weather Alert, a code for your specific location will alert you to severe conditions in your immediate area.
  • MULTIPLE WARNINGS
    The WX500 will be able to alert the user through text messages, alert tones, and the actual weather broadcast from NOAA.
  • BACKLIT LCD DISPLAY
    Lets you preview the channels being scanned and the frequency entered into each channel for enhanced night visibility.
  • ALARM CLOCK
    The large LCD readout enables the unit to also be used on a nightstand as a handy alarm clock.
  • 9V BATTERY BACKUP
    A 9 volt battery acts as back-up protection in the event of a power failure (battery not included).

SPECIFICATIONS:

CHANNELS

7 Channels

FREQUENCY RANGE

162.400 - 162.550 MHz

BACKLIT LCD DISPLAY

2-5/16" W x 13/16" H

CONTROLS/SWITCHES

Volume Control with Radio ON/OFF Switch, Menu, Select, Weather/Snooze, Right, Left, Up, Down Arrow Keys

MEMORY BACK-UP

F.I.P.S. Memories: 20

BATTERY BACK-UP

One 9V Alkaline Battery

EXTERNAL JACKS

DC Power Jack: 5.5 Ø (Center +)

SPEAKER

32 ohm, 0.5 Watts

POWER REQUIREMENTS

120V AC Input to 12V DC Output,
DC Lighter Cord

ANTENNA

Telescopic Rod Antenna (built-in)

OPERATING TEMPERATURE

14° F - 122° F
-10° C - 50° C

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

-4° F - 140° F
-20° C - 60° C

SIZE

127 mm Wide x 126 mm Deep x 48 mm High

WEIGHT

245 gram (without AC adapter and 9V battery)

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

Telescopic Antenna - built-in
DC Lighter Adapter Cord - DC500
AC Adapter - AC500
Owner's Manual


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