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Sears ssb

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by Mp1969, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. KD8HMO

    KD8HMO Sr. Member

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    This looks like a job for Mike's Radio Repair...


     

  2. silver devil

    silver devil BANNED

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    Yeah if he has a deep pocket.... He charged me almost 300.00 for working on a old Johnson CB.... That's the MOST i have ever had to pay for ANY CB radio i have ever owned.. I bitched a fit and he lowered it to $180.00 but ill never send him another radio again. He's good but i cant afford him living on a limited income!!!!
     
  3. silver devil

    silver devil BANNED

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    I wasn't talking about the radio, the amp!!!!
     
  4. silver devil

    silver devil BANNED

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    Well those 23 CH SSB radios they made were junk... Low modulation low output.. crappy receive... I tossed mine into the trash can......
     
  5. Tallman

    Tallman W9WDX Amateur Radio Member, KW4YJ EXTRA class

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    Sorry about your bad luck with it. I bought mine new and loved it. I made a SSB contact from a mobile to a city in the hill country from Bastrop, TX a distance over 70 miles from a hilltop with no linear. It had better ears than some base stations just using 1/4 wave whips that I co-phased. If you got your second hand it might have had golden screw driver in it.
     
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  6. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I found the Sears rigs to be of decent quality, while I didn't have a 23ch SSB model I did have a 40 ch AM only one. I ran it for a few years before I went completely sideband. Never had a complaint. Gave it to my uncle and he ran it for many more years.

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    Best pic I could find, the one on the left is what I had.

    I also have a Sears 2 meter rig (made by Yaesu)
     
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