Is a Cobra 29 LX A good radio?
5.0 out of 5 stars Best CB iv had in 30 years I all ways Best CB iv had in 30 years I all ways used cobra CB’s the 29EX Radio has more features and built-in SWR to set in the antenna the weather station changed the screen color much more you will love it . So far picked some one from 20mil away .
How many watts should my CB antenna be?
CB Antenna Wattage You need to make sure that the antenna you select can handle the wattage that your radio is pushing out. Please note that we just wrote that all CB radios should not be pushing out more than 4 watts. Even CB radios with SSB have only 12 watts.
What is SWR on a CB radio?
The term “SWR” means standing wave ratio. A “SWR” meter is used to measure how well the transmit power signal emitted from a transceiver (radio) is traveling through the antenna system into the atmosphere. Checking and setting the antenna is critical to overall performance of transceiver (radio).
Why does my Cobra CB say antenna warning?
The antenna warning should only come on if the SWR is over 3. If the antenna warning comes on when the SWR is below 3, then the antenna warning needs to be adjusted.
How do I increase the signal strength on my CB radio?
There are several procedures for ensuring maximum output.
- TUNE THE RADIO. A CB radio is only as good as the coax and antenna connected to it.
- USE CB-SPECIFIC ANTENNAS.
- ESTABLISH A GROUND PLANE.
- CHECK THE VSWR.
- ELIMINATE RESISTANCE.
What is Dynamike on a CB radio?
DYNAMIKE – This control amplifies your voice to make you sound louder. It is like a built-in power mike. Normally you would have this control turned all the way up. If you are using a power mike and you experience squealing or distortion, try turning down the Dynamike.
Is there a swing mod on a Cobra 29 Ltd?
You’ll often hear people say on the radio that their Cobra 29 LTD has had a “swing mod” or “Super mod” done to it. On ebay people often will tell you that the radio they are selling has had a swing modification done to it to make it a “screamer”.
Does your Cobra 29 Ltd CB radio have noisy squelch threshold problem?
This simple modification fixes or greatly improves the Noisy Squelch threshold problem found in many Cobra 29 LTD CB radios. Older models as well as newer models! The best part is it only requires ONE part added to the radio!
Do you need a special kit to modify a Cobra?
Now this modification is not for everyone, and it does require a little soldering, But if you have an old Cobra 29 LTD or Cobra 25 LTD laying around it’s a fun modification to learn. The first thing to know about this modification is that you don’t need a special “kit” to do it.
How do I add variable power to my Cobra 29?
There is a way to do this and add variable power to your Cobra 29. Basically you would do the modification above – but when you solder in your resistor you would also need to solder a wire to each side that is long enough to reach the front knobs of your radio. Find the back side of your RF gain knob – it will have two wires coming off of it.