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  • GME TX6500S 477MHz UHF CB Radio
  • GME TX6500S 477MHz UHF CB Radio

GME TX6500S 5 Watt UHF Handheld - 80ch

Product Code : TX6500S

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Product Info

Product Info

GME TX6500S 5 Watt UHF Handheld  - 80ch

We Think YOU Should Know

  • 3 Year GME Australian Warranty
  • Risk Free Purchase Guarantee (bottom of page)
  • ScanSuite
  • 5 Watt
  • IP67 Rating
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Two antennas
  • Voice Inversion Scrambler
  • 95 extra programmable receive channels with alpha labelling


Synonymous with quality and reliability, the GME TX6500S is designed and manufactured in Australia and is the most advanced UHF CB handheld radio available. This next generation 5 watt handheld radio is built rugged for extreme conditions with a water and dust proof rating of IP67*.

The radio is equipped with ScanSuiteTM - a unique scanning technology developed by GME engineers. With ScanSuite T M this radio scans faster and smarter than any other UHF CB radio.


  • TurboScan -
    Scans 80 channels in under 2 seconds

  • NetworkScan -
    Dynamic intelligent channel selection for uninterrupted conversation

  • AutoSkip -
    Skips nuisance channels

The impressive feature list also includes Digital Signal Processing, Advanced Signal Management, Dynamic Volume Control and 95 extra receive channels. In addition the radio includes SelCall, CTCSS, DCS and Voice Inversion Scrambler for greater privacy and less interruption.

Built with a solid die-cast chassis and a 2000 mAh Li-Ion Polymer battery delivering 20 hours operating time.

Two antenna types are included in the box to allow this rugged and reliable 5 watt handheld radio to perform under all conditions.

A range of high quality GME aftermarket accessories are available.


  • IP67 rating -
    Dust and water proof up to 1 metre for 30 minutes

  • SelCall, CTCSS, DCS and Voice Inversion Scrambler
    for those users looking for greater privacy and less interruption.

  • Intelligent Battery Management and a 2000mAh lithium ion polymer battery pack -
    for up to 15 hours operating time

  • Oversized high contrast backlit LCD
    for clear day night use

  • ScanSuite -
    Including TurboScan - up to 50 channels per second, Network Scan - delivering uninterrupted conversation and AutoSkip - remove nuisance channels from scan memory

  • Switchable 5/1 watt RF output power with a 2000mAh Li-Ion Polymer battery
    providing up to 15 hours operating time (high power) with the use of GMEs unique Intelligent Battery Management.

  • Digital Signal Processing -
    Incorporating Advanced Signal Management and Dynamic Volume Control

  • Two antennas for any application -
    Compact high performance antenna for short range communications and a flexible ¼ wave for greater range when needed

  • Voice Inversion Scrambler -
    for greater privacy and less interruption

  • Genuine GME accessories

  • 95 extra programmable receive channels with alpha labelling
    so you can keep up to date on localised weather and emergency information via emergency frequencies


Peace of Mind Purchase Guarantee & Declaration of Warranty
This product is supplied directly via Pioneer Australia and enjoys the FULL benefits of the 'GME - 3 Year Australian Warranty'. (You may also be entitled to other consumer warranties as provided by the Australian Consumer Guarantee and these entitlements are not limited by this warranty). In the event that this product should fail please contact our service department to arrange service for this product or you also have the option of speaking with Pioneer Australia directly.

We are a FULLY AUTHORISED Australian retailer for 'GME' Australia.

This product will be shipped from our Sydney Warehouse and you are welcome to pick it up directly from our store in Sydney. This product is NOT DROP SHIPPED from overseas.


Tech Specs

Technical Specifications

Compliance Compliant with AS/NZS 4365 for radio communications equipment in the UHF citizen band and personal radio service.
Frequency Range 476.425 MHz – 477.4125 MHz
Number of Channels 80 (plus 95 receive only)
Tuneable Frequency Range (receive only) 403 MHz – 520 MHz
Channel Spacing 12.5 kHz
Operating Mode Simplex or half duplex
Scanning Speed 40 ms per channel (25 channels per second)
Antenna Impedance 50 Ohms nominal
Battery Voltage 7.4 volts DC nominal
Operating Voltage Range 6 – 9 volts DC
Low Battery Alarm 6.9 volts DC
Reverse Voltage Protection Shunt Diode
Operating Temperature -20° C to +60° C
Frequency Stability ± 2.5 PPM
Modulation FM
RF Output High: 5 watts Low: 1 watt
Conducted 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
Current Consumption (max) 2.0 amps typical
Sensitivity (450 – 520 MHz) -121 dBm for 12 dB SINAD
Intermediate Frequencies 1st: 38.85 MHz 2nd: 450 kHz
Adjacent Channel Selectivity >65 dB
Intermodulation Immunity >65 dB
Blocking Immunity >90 dB
Spurious Response Immunity >70 dB
Image Rejection >60 dB
Audio Output Power 1 watt at <10% distortion
Audio Signal to Noise > 40 dB
Receiver Frequency Response 6 dB per octave de-emphasis 300 Hz to 3 kHz + 1 -3 dB
Squelch SQL-1: -122 dBm typical SQL-9: -110 dBm typical
Current Consumption 40 mA sleep mode 80 mA muted 340 mA full volume
Dimensions 60 mm (W) x 40 mm (D) x 130 mm (H) (not including antenna)
Weight 340 grams
Antenna TNC female
Speaker/Microphone/Programming 8 pin connector
Battery Rapid Charging 4 plated terminals with temperature sensor
NOTE: All values are typical unless otherwise stated and are subject to change without notice
or obligation.
In The Box

What's Included?

  • TX6500S radio
  • 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery pack
  • PS001 power supply
  • BCD013 rapid desktop charger
  • Belt clip
  • Instruction manual

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