Uniden TR622-2 Two-Way Radio User Manual

Choosing a Channel
Your radio has 22 channels and 38 CTCSS codes
you can use to talk to others.In order to speak to
someone, each of you must be set to the same
channel and CTCSS code.
To choose a channel:
With the radio in "Normal" operating mode press
the channel/scan or key to increase or
decrease the channel number displayed.
Choosing a CTCSS Code
Each of the channels 1-22 may have any one of
the codes, OFF or 1-38 selected.Code "OFF"
indicates no CTCSS code selected and your radio
can receive a signal regardless of the code settings
of the transmitting radio.
1) Enter the Menu.The CTCSS code on the LCD
display will flash.
2) Press the channel/scan or key to
increase or decrease the code number
displayed.You can also select “OFF”at this
3) Exit the Menu to return to “Normal” mode.
*Range may vary depending on environmental and/or topographical conditions.
8 GMRS / 14 FRS Channels
38 CTCSS Codes
Up to 2 Mile Range*
5 Selectable Call Tone Alerts
Backlit LCD Display
Battery Recharge Circuit
Optional NiMH Battery Pack
and Charger
1 Antenna
2 PTT (Push-To-Talk) Button
3 Channel/Scan Up Key
4 Call Key
5 Channel/Scan Down Key
6 Select/Power Key
7 Speaker
8 Monitor Key
9 Volume Up Key
10 Volume Down Key
11 Charging LEDs
12 Battery Level Meter
13 Receive Indicator
14 Scan Indicator
15 Channel Indicator
16 Call Indicator
17 Keypad Lock Indicator
18 Transmit Indicator
19 Volume Setting Indicator
20 CTCSS Indicator
Congratulations on your purchase of the Uniden
TR622-2 (General Mobile Radio Service) radio.
This product is a lightweight, palm-sized radio.
Use it at sporting events to stay in contact with
family and friends, hiking, skiing, outdoors, or in
a neighborhood watch for vital communication.
This compact, state-of-the-art device is equipped
with many features.
Your package contains two TR622-2 radios, this
reference guide, including a product registration
card.You may operate the unit using 4 AAA alkaline
batteries or the rechargeable NiMH battery pack
(not included).The following optional accessories
may be purchased from your participating Uniden
dealer or call1-800-554-3988 or visit us on the web
at www.uniden.com.Use only Uniden accessories.
NiMH Battery Pack - #BP38
Recharging Cradle - #RC6248
The TR622-2 radio operates on the General
Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) frequencies which
require a Federal Communication Commission
license to operate. For licensing information and
application forms,visit the FCC online at:
www.fcc.gov/wtb/uls or call the FCC hotline at
1-800-418-3676. If you have any questions you
can contact the FCC direct at 1-888-225-5322.
Your TR622-2 radio uses the included NiMH battery
pack or 4 AAA alkaline batteries.If alkaline
batteries are used, we recommend using high
quality alkaline batteries.
To install the NiMH battery pack:
1) Make sure your radio is OFF.
2) Remove the battery compartment door by
pressing the tab at the bottom of the
compartment door allowing the door to be
3) Place the NiMH battery pack in the
compartment, making sure that the charge
contacts are on the lower half of the battery pack
and facing out.If the NiMH battery pack is
installed incorrectly, the radio will not operate.
4) Replace the battery compartment door.
5) The battery pack must be charged before using
for the first time.Place the GMRS622-2 radio into
the charging cradle allowing 16 hours
In order to get the most out of your new radio, read
this reference guide completely before attempting to
operate the unit.
Turning the Radio On and Adjusting the Volume
1) Press and hold the sel/ key to turn the radio
ON, and increase the speaker volume by
pressing the volume
key.To decrease the
volume, press the volume key.
2) Press and hold the sel/ key again to turn the
radio OFF.
2 NiMH Battery Packs
Dual Recharging Cradle
with AC Adapter
Battery Level Meter
Channel Monitor
Channel Scan
Keypad Lock
This unit has a battery level meter on the display to
indicate the status of the batteries.When the
batteries in the radio are low, the battery level
meter icon will flash.Replace the alkaline
batteries immediately or if you are using the NiMH
battery pack, you must recharge the battery pack in
order to continue using the radio.
Warning! To avoid the risk of personal injury or
property damage from fire or electrical shock, only
use the Uniden accessories specifically designated
for this product.
1) To enter the Menu, press the sel/ key.
2) Additional presses of the sel/ key will
advance you through the Menu until exiting to
"Normal" operating mode.
3) Other methods of exiting the Menu function are:
a.Press and hold the sel/ key again.
b.Press PTT, mon, volume /, and call.
c.Wait 10 seconds until the unit automatically
returns to Normalmode.
Talking on Your Radio
To talk to others using the radio:
1) Press and hold the PTT button and speak in a
clear, normal voice about 2-3 inches away from
the microphone.While you are transmitting, the
icon will appear on the display.To avoid
cutting off the first part of your transmission,
pause slightly after pressing the PTT button
before you start talking.
2) When you are finished speaking, release the PTT
button.You can now receive incoming calls.While
receiving, the icon will appear on the display.
Transmitting a Call Tone
Your TR622-2 radio is equipped with 5 selectable
Call Tones that will be transmitted when the call
key is pressed.
To select a Call Tone:
1) Enter the Menu.Advance through the Menu until
call icon is shown on the display.
The current Call Tone number ( - ) will be
2) Press the channel/scan or key to
increase or decrease the number to the desired
Call Tone.Each tone will be heard through the
3) Exit the Menu.
To transmit the selected Call Tone, press the call
key.The selected tone will automatically be
transmitted for a fixed length of time.
Call Tone will be canceled when the PTT button
is pressed.
Channel Scan Feature
Your TR622-2 radio has a channel Scan feature
that allows you to easily Scan all 22 channels.
When an active channel is detected, the radio will
pause on that channel until the channel is clear.
Then after a 2 second delay, the radio will continue
scanning. Pressing PTT while the Scan is paused
on a channel will allow you to transmit on that
To turn ON channel Scan:
Press and hold either the
channel/scan or
key until the scan icon is displayed.The channel
number on the display will change as the radio
rapidly cycles through the channels.
To turn OFF channel Scan:
call, or PTT.
Normal NormalCTCSS Call Tone Key Lock
off, 1-38
LCD Backlight
The LCD Backlight will automatically turn ON when
any key (except PTT button) is pressed.The LCD
display will illuminate for 10 seconds before turning
Monitor Mode Feature
Your TR622-2 radio allows you to listen for weak
signals on the current channel at the press of
a key.
To turn ON the Monitor Mode:
1) Press mon for brief listening, the icon will
2) Press and hold mon for 2 seconds for
continuous listening.The receiver circuit will stay
open, and let in both the noise and weak
To turn OFF Monitor Mode:
mon to return to "Normal" mode, and the
icon stops blinking.
Key Lock
To Lock the keypad:
1) Enter the Menu.Advance through the Menu until
the icon appears on the display.The current
key Lock status (OFF) blinks on the display.
2) To switch the key Lock mode from OFF to ON,
press the channel/scan key.
3) To confirm the setting, press the sel/ key.
The radio returns to the "Normal" mode.
Note: If you exit the setting mode before confirming
your selection by pressing the sel/ key, the key
Lock setting will be set to OFF.
To Unlock the keypad:
1) Press and hold the
sel/ key to turn the radio
2) Press and hold the sel/ key again to turn the
radio ON.The keypad is unlocked.
Automatic Power Save Feature
Your TR622-2 radio has a unique circuit designed
to dramatically extend the life of the batteries.
If there is no transmission nor an incoming call
within 3 seconds, your radio switches to the Power
Save mode.The radio is still able to receive
transmissions in this mode.
Adjusting the Sound (Key Beeps)
Your radio emits a beep each time one of the
buttons or keys (except for the PTT button and call
key) are pressed.To turn this sound OFF, press
and hold call while turning ON the radio.Repeat
this step to turn the sound ON.
Navigating through the Menu
To access the advanced features of the TR622-2,
your radio has a Menu function.
charging time to fully charge the battery pack.
Note: Always make sure your battery pack is fully
discharged before recharging to prolong the life of
the battery pack.The LED will illuminate while the
radio is in the charging cradle.
To install 4 AAA alkaline batteries:
1) Make sure your radio is OFF.
2) Remove the battery compartment door by
pressing the tab at the bottom of the
compartment door allowing the door to be
3) Install 4 AAA alkaline batteries (not included)
into the battery compartment. Be certain to
follow the + and symbols in the compartment.
Installing the batteries incorrectly will prevent the
radio from operating.
4) Replace the battery compartment door.
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