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cobra 29 wx nw st mods

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by Snack Man, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. Snack Man

    Snack Man Member

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    can somebody help me find a site with detailed instructions on the various possible mods for this radio and also i was wondering if someone could send me schamatics for the radio as well as how to build my own roger beep.




    thx
     
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  2. Switch Kit

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    hey Snack dude ? your 29 is basically a 29 with a few extras other then that ,it's basically the same as any other 29 , you should find what you need right in this section of threads. Anymore questions , feel free to ask.
     
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  3. Snack Man

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    thank u so much for helping me, just lemme make sure i am understanding what your saying, according to you, mods for a cobra 29 ltd or cobra 29 classic or a cobra 29 gtl will work on my cobra 29 wxnwst?
     
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  4. Switch Kit

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    as far as I know , yes . You can just check the numbers to the numbers you will find in the mod's you might find. if things should not look the same to you ? just keep asking questions before you attempt to do anything. :)
     
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  5. thewadd6

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    I have a 29 wx nw st, and yes, all the mods I have done to it were from the 29 classic and gtl etc mod pages. Everything I have done from swing kits to the final upgrades all worked great
     
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  6. Moleculo

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    Best mod I ever did on my 29 with weather band was disable the weather band! LOL. The damn weather kept bleeding in the background on AM. I tried a bunch of different ways to filter it out, but finally said F it!
     
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  7. Radio Tech

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    This is good to know. I have a "Cobra wx nw st sound tracker night watch" on the shelf that some one gave me. Looks like brand new. How much of a name do they have to put on a radio? :D

    Really I am thinking of using this radio as a bench test radio. Add varible power, expand the frequency, ect. Untill I find me a good ssb rig.
     
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  8. Radio Tech

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    Well, just opened this one up to check out the PLL chip.

    This is what I found on the chip:
    Cobra
    29LTD 0445
    11600-00

    New one on me. Seems things has changed over the past few years.
    I remember the older ones having the UP2816P and the older 29XLR having the 858.

    Goingto have to research this one.
     
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  9. Radio Tech

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    Ok, Simple fix for frequency expansion.
    Just build a new oscillator like the one at TR-20.
    Add a 15.810 for high and a 14.910 for low.
    This can be done on one board.

    And there you go.
     
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  10. spider451

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    the chip has a differant number but it is the same as upd2816
     
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  11. 9C1Driver

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    For any future radio purchases I would avoid anything that says SOUNDTRACKER. They are built sub-par compared to older 29's and 25's. I have seen them referred to as Soundcrappers, I'm sure they earned this nickname for a reason.
     
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  12. Audio Man

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    is there a way to disable the sound tracker?
     
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  13. TAZ

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    Wondering if anyone can help me. I am reading these post and understanding some of it. But the queation I have is how I can hear other truckers better.

    I have the cobra 29wxnw soundtracker came stock with the truck from Western Star.

    I have hear people say they have "motherboard"? and you can hear them from a couple KM away.

    How far should away should be normal to hear other Truckers?

    Thanks
     
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  14. Big Dummy 123

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    Hi all yes the soundcrapper can be disabled. Go to the cobra site if ya cant find it. I have it printed out ill have to find it, Ben
     
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  15. Skyrider

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    I have to ask a dumb question. What exactly does the sound tracker button do anyway? I have a little cobra 25 with sound tracker and when i press the button i dont really notice any difference at all! :glare:
     
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