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Uniden PRO520XL

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Product Information

MSRP: $200.00
Average Price: $56.56
Manufacturer: Uniden
Yes: 136 / No: 3

ANL Switch

Compact Size

Full 40 Channel Operation

Instant Channel 9

PA/CB Switch

RF Gain

S/RF Mete


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Registered User
KrzyMoke's Reviews
05-21-2012, 11:16 PM
Price: $42.99
Pros: Inexpensive and easy to install. Holes on sides of radio to mount the mic clip
Cons: Display lights are a little dim in direct sunlight when installed overhead.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Radio came with everything it needed to do a basic install. Mic was fine for the price and the sound is crystal clear for my setup. I did like the option to put the mic clip on the sides of the unit but wish the holes were the same on both sides. Only the left side allowed the clip to be installed either up or sideways.

I installed this onto an Arizona Rocky Road CB Radio mount and since it is overhead, the sun glare obstructed the Channel Display so I had to put my hand over it to see what channel I was on. That is the only thing I did not care for but it is minor.

Installed with Firestik MU-8R18 Fire Ring Cable, Firestik K-4R Fire Ring Stud Mount, Firestik HD SS Spring, Firestik II 3' Red/White/Blue antenna, Quadratrac Rear Driver Stainless CB Antenna Mount and above mentioned ARR radio mount.


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Shoelessboi's Reviews
05-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Price: $55.00
Pros: Really good transmitting. Easy to mount.
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have the uniden pro520xl with a 5 foot firestik off my tailight. Works really good.


Registered User
FKemp3's Reviews
04-30-2012, 09:11 AM
Price: $54.89
Pros: small and compact
Cons: mic feels cheap
Recommended? Yes

Comments: good little trail CB


Registered User
BlackDaddyZJ's Reviews
04-15-2012, 12:26 AM
Price: $40.00
Pros: nive easy to use
Cons: none that ive found
Recommended? Yes

Comments: i havent really gotten to use the radio to contact anyone yet but it was super easy to tune with my swr meter and the tuneable firestik i bought

Registered User
wardo's Reviews
04-10-2012, 04:03 PM
Price: $50.00
Pros: Works just fine
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Pretty standard, works exactly like I want it to. Would buy again


Registered User
boondaba's Reviews
04-04-2012, 09:15 PM
Price: $20.00
Pros: all of it
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Awesome radio for the price!!! Great reception and availability of having a PA output is fun as well. Small to fit anywhere yet big enough to use comfortably.

would recommend all day long.

Registered User
lukeh's Reviews
01-23-2012, 04:25 PM
Price: $40.00
Pros: small, cheap, effective
Cons: mic, volume with top off
Recommended? Yes

Comments: 10 char

Registered User
Frenimy's Reviews
11-08-2011, 10:36 AM
Price: $90.00
Pros: Nice small package fits under the dash nice and all the knobs feel nice and tight
Cons: Doesnt get out as far as I would like but at the same time this is a much smaller unit than some of the others on the market.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I bought this unit on the shop owners advice and I am please with the qualitly. The unit is nice and compact which was exactly what I was looking for. On the trails it is very clear and the squelch control is great. It has a PA system that works nice and my external Speaker inside the cab is crystal clear when driving down the road at 65. Over all I think this is a great value for the price if all you are looking for is something to talk to people on the trails. It doesnt have a huge range but a couple miles in the hills is nice.


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mike_dippert's Reviews

10-26-2011, 11:25 AM
Price: $0.01
Pros: Small package. PA. Aux speaker jack.
Cons: none for me.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: No problems with the radio itself. Fits almost anywhere you'd want it. Easy to see Ch numbers. Gain and squelch knobs. Emergency Ch9 switch.

If you have the PA on, all sounds will go through the PA. Including incoming signals from other radios.


Registered User
Cameleer's Reviews
10-24-2011, 02:09 AM
Price: $40.00
Pros: Small
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Small, low price, nice style and fit into where my ashtray was


Registered User
sjones26573's Reviews
09-03-2011, 12:38 AM
Price: $45.00
Pros: Has Squelch knob, RF gain knob, PA output, and ANL switch. Compact. Loud speaker
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Bought for $45 from Overstock.com. Using with 3' Firestik II FS. Use my stereo input for external speaker/PA until my PA horn arrives.

Registered User
Muddi1's Reviews
08-30-2011, 12:54 AM
Price: $10.00
Pros: SSB-Upper and Lower, tweaked and peaked....it will interfere with the neighborhood tv's even if they are digital >:) Channel 9/weather
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I got this as a gift from an old freind who had it modified during their CB days....this thing is unreal as far as power and distance.

Registered User
RustedWrangler's Reviews
08-02-2011, 08:34 PM
Price: $75.00
Pros: Works great!
Cons: Haven't found any
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I don't have a lot of experience with CB's but this one works.


Registered User
KillerSloth's Reviews
07-01-2011, 10:19 PM
Price: $45.00
Pros: Small Easy to install Cheap
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: So far I love this CB Radio. I haven't tested it out too much but it seems to get good range. The only issue I am having is with engine noise through the speaker, but I think that is an issue on my end, not with the CB itself. I have to antenna mount grounded well, but I'm still working on it.

Registered User
fsSnowboard's Reviews
05-03-2011, 07:22 PM
Price: $55.00
Pros: Compact
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I don't use it too often, but when I do it does just what it needs to. I bought it as a part of the Right Channel Radio Jeep & Off Road Kit.

Registered User
bluefox_gt's Reviews
04-21-2011, 11:57 PM
Price: $58.00
Pros: Cheap and depenable, never let me down
Cons: not really any, all around good radio
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Got this Radio because Ive had the 510XL's before and never had a issue with them. The 520XL has the PA switch on it and I like that. Just a all around great radio to have in about anything.


Registered User
Filter661's Reviews
03-13-2011, 03:02 PM
Price: $80.00
Pros: Easy to install. Good for the money.
Cons: None so far
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Good for the money. Survived a topless night in the rain. Using 4ft. firestik. New to the CB world, but has been good to start with. Had a perfect fit in my jeep, did not have to do any fabricating.


Registered User
thirdeye's Reviews
03-10-2011, 01:24 AM
Price: $60.00
Pros: Basic CB. Has PA.
Cons: no cons
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Nice CB and not too expensive. Does what you need it to do. 40 channels. Mounted it on the dash in my TJ.

Registered User
RcFlyer's Reviews
02-14-2011, 07:16 PM
Price: $40.00
Pros: Compact and still has nice features
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: excellent unit, it is very nice when wheeling with your buddies

Registered User
Cavaliers9203's Reviews
01-03-2011, 09:47 PM
Price: $60.00
Pros: Best bang for your buck.
Cons: None as of now.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Overall is a great product for the price.

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