The Bearcat 980 blasts out 4 watts of transmit power and covers 40 channels, with NOAA weather channels and an instant channel 9 and 19 for emergency channel access. Plus, with 12W PEP SSB you get 80 more channels and triple the power of AM CB.
As for features, the Bearcat 980 is loaded with them, such as Hi/Lo mic gain control, memory channel scan, dynamic squelch control, and a noise/blanket filter to reduce background noise. The 980 also comes with a noise canceling microphone with an extra long mic cord to stretch across larger cabs.
Then there’s the display. The Bearcat980 SSB sports a large, easy-to-read channel display that allows you to customize with 7 backlight color options! The display has a large S/RF/SWR digital meter, day and night brightness control and TX/RX indicators.
The Bearcat 980 SSB CB Radio includes noise canceling microphone, mounting bracket kit, DC Power Cord, 6-pin to 4-pin microphone adapter, owner’s manual and 2 year manufacturer warranty. Antenna sold separately.
Uniden Bearcat 980 Features
40 CB Radio Channels
4 Watts Output Power
SSB Output Power
Instant Channel 9/19 Access
Public Address Capability (PA Capability)
Backlit Display With 7 Color Options
Adjustable Hi/Lo Microphone Gain
Dynamic Squelch Control
Adjustable RF Gain
SWR Calibration (SWR CAL)
SWR CAL Meter
RF Digital Meter
Signal Strength Meter
Front Microphone Connector
External Speaker Connector
Bluetooth® Wireless Microphone Compatible
Two Year Manufacturer Warranty