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Oricom UHF180

Oricom UHF180

3.0 from 2 reviews



2 reviews


  • 4 reviews

Not Happy Jan


Have read the hand book back to front, and have reset this many times but the squelch ( CTSS) is on all channels .
It just drives you mad................then when you turn it off, you cannot receive. Have gone to the trouble lately to even buy a matched aerial.......

Tech SupportOricom

I have tried page 29 and done that !!!!!! and it is no longer in the vehicle.



  • 5 reviews

A solid unit


I have owned this radio for 6 months now, and have extensive experience with may of the big name consumer brands. the radio does everything it was meant to do,it is solidly made and feels robust. I had a minor issue with a missing part and the company bent over backwards to remedy the situation.
compact size and tidy installation, solidly constructed, full featured for its size and competitve price point.
CTSS operates on all chanels or none, group scan is not intuitive to use, the additional 200 scan only chanels are fiddly to access.

Questions & Answers

John E.

John E.asked

Reset to factory specs

1 answer
Technical SupportOricom

Hi John, please follow the below instructions:

To reset the UHF180
Turn radio off,
While holding the F/DPX button, turn the UHF radio on.
INITI AL will be displayed for 1 to 2 seconds, the radio will then return to its original display.

All the best, Oricom



How to set a group scan of one or 2 channels .. ideally i want to listen to (scan) channel 40 while in convoy while we chat on another channel

2 answers

No longer own the car with the radio in it sorry......you can definitely set up a closed loop scan on it, I just dont recall the process now.

Technical SupportOricom

Hi there, thanks for the message. For this one, there are a few options below:

Instant channel scan; You can program the channels into instant channel scan (page 17 UG)

Instant Channel Scan
During Open Scan press and hold SC/MEM button to start Instant Scan, only the channels programmed in the instant channel buttons with 'M' set will be scanned. To stop scan press the SC/MEM button or Push PTT.

Or insert the channels into a priority scan (page 17 UG)

Priority Scan
With Scan the Radio scans for activity, but in addition, it also inserts your Priority Channel into the scan sequence. This means that your Priority Channel will be monitored regularly while scanning to ensure that no calls are missed. Any signals received on your Priority Channel will take precedence over any signals received on the other channels.

You can also remove all channels from open scan and only include the channels you want to scan. You would need to remove all channels from the memory and only add the two you want to scan. (page 17 UG)

Memory On/Off
Push and hold the SC/MEM button for 2 seconds, "M" will appear above the selected channel. Press SC/MEM button to remove scan memory from the selected open scan mode.

If you continue to experience any difficulty with this, please give our locally based Oricom Support a call on 1300 889 785 Mon-Fri 8am-6pm AEST, as the team will be able to assist. All the best, Oricom Baby Care.



how do you save a preset channel, say 15, so that when you turn the car on, its automatically on 15 ?

1 answer
Technical SupportOricom

Hi Trav, thanks for the message. The radio should retain the channel memory, so we suspect this could have something to do with the way the radio is wired in the vehicle. For this one, we would recommend that you give us a call on 1300 889 785 Mon-Fri 8am-6pm AEST, as the team will be able to assist in rectifying this with you. All the best, Oricom Baby Care.

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