Uniden Bearcat 980 CB Radio with Sideband

Uniden Bearcat 980 CB Radio with Sideband

The Bearcat 980 is the top of the line model in the new line of Uniden CB radio's. Taking the new modern look and design of the popular 880, Uniden has added sideband to the 980. This is the only sideband radio in Uniden's product line. The Bearcat 980 has great features such as talkback, NOAA weather channels, a radio diagnostic program and a selectable 7 color display.
$ 149.95
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The Uniden Bearcat 980 is the final CB radio in the new series.  The main feature of this radio is the addition of sideband.  This is currently the only Uniden radio that has upper and lower sideband.  The new modern design of the Bearcat 980 fits well with any modern interior.  Also, with a 7 color changing display, the 980 can match your vehicle's interior.  It comes with a great noise canceling microphone that will help with any background noise.  In short, the Bearcat 980 has all the features a CB radio needs and will modernize your vehicle's interior.  The best feature of the Uniden Bearcat 980SSB is the sideband.  Sideband gives you an extra 80 channels on the CB frequencies and on the sideband frequencies the 980 gives you 12 watts of power instead of the normal 4 watts on standard CB channels.  This increase in power allows for a longer range for transmitting.  The digital display on the Bearcat 980 gives you a complete readout in easy to read text.  7 NOAA weather channels are also available on the Bearcat 980, which allows you to keep track of bad weather that may be approaching.  The 7 color changing display can be set to match any vehicle's interior or just set to your favorite color!


The Uniden Bearcat 980SSB includes a mounting bracket with screws to easily attach your radio to the vehicle.  A 12 volt power cord is also included and should be run from the radio to the battery for optimum performance.

What's In The Box

In the box you get the Uniden Bearcat 980SSB CB radio, a 12 volt power cord, noise canceling microphone, a 6-4 pin microphone adapter(so you can use your favorite 4 pin microphone), radio mounting bracket, microphone mounting hanger, and the Bearcat 980 manual.


The warranty on the Bearcat 980SSB CB radio is a full two years thru Uniden directly or FTL Distributing.  To obtain warranty information on your product just send an email to support@ftldist.com

Product Dimensions

7.25" W x 7.5" D x 2.25" H

  • 7-Color Backlighting
  • Noise Cancelling Mic
  • Noise Canceling Mic
  • Variable Talkback
  • Radio Diagnostics
  • Wireless Mic Compatible
  • Large Digital S/RF / SWR Meter
  • Frequency Display
  • NOAA Weather
  • Dynamic Squelch Control
  • ANL / Noise Blanking
  • ANL / Noise
  • Memory Scan
  • Clarifier
  • Volume/Squelch Control
  • RF Gain Control
  • Instant Channel 9/19
  • CB / PA Switch
  • Mic Gain 4-Position Control
  • 40 Channel AM Operation
  • Laser Etched Keys
  • Extra Long Mic Cord
  • Channel Indicator
  • Includes 6 Pin to 4 Pin Adapter
  • Dimmer Switch Day/Night