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CB radio issues

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by NumNutz, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    I am having problems with my cb radio. It's a handheld Cobra RoadTrip that I bought from Amazon. The problem is that I can receive just fine but I can't transmit. Redz said he could hear me push the button but what I would say wouldn't come through.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Jun 2, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    Can you adjust the RF gain? Boost it up higher.
     
  3. Jun 2, 2009 at 11:56 PM
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    DDD

    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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    Is that the cobra 38?

    Are you using an external antenna?
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 5:25 AM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 5:55 AM
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    DDD

    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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    Don't forget a mount for that antenna.
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 6:06 AM
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    ForeRunner

    ForeRunner Scotch before noon. Moderator

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    Nice choice however, I would go with a 4 foot antenna over a 3 foot. I was never able to get my SWR down low enough on the 3' Firestik I have. I ended up getting a 4' Firestik for the FJ and a 4' K40 Superflex for the Tacoma.
     
  7. Jun 3, 2009 at 6:08 AM
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    NumNutz

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    It's already ordered lol. I'll try out the 3' and see how it works but maybe setup later.
     
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