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post #1 of 10 Old 04-27-2008, 09:20 AM Thread Starter
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Any CB Guru's?

Probably a long shot since this a truck forum but figured I'd ask anyway.
One of my buddies hooked me up with a RCI-2950 that he wasn't using anymore. It worked fine when he pulled it from his truck a few years ago but I put it in my rig and have NO squelch at all. I thought the speaker had gone out so I bought an external and still no go. I got a brand new magnet mount antenna as well so I'm literally baffled as to why I get no sound.
Anyone have any thoughts as to what I could check?

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post #2 of 10 Old 04-27-2008, 09:23 AM
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Haven't had one since the early 80's.
I used to have a blast with it. Still remember my handle and call numbers lol

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Haven't had one since the early 80's.
I used to have a blast with it. Still remember my handle and call numbers lol

I haven't run one in a long time myself and I used to be REALLY big into them. I'm spending a lot of time on the road these days so figured I'd start back up again. If I can get this damn thing to work.

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Hey RS, check out sparkyscbshack.com and see if there is any useful info on there.

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Cool- Brett, I'll check it out. THANKS!

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do you have the co axe plugged in? Check your swr's and make sure they are about 3/4 on and also check your rf gain and turn it up all the way and see if that helps

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SWR's should be around 1.2 -1.3,...for optimal performance.
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hey Alan i have the same thing going on with mine. Got so frustrated with it i just gave up, cuz i couldnt find anyinfo on it to help me out. If you happen to find out whats wrong with yours let me know.

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check out RadioActiveRadios.com - CB Radios, 10-Meter Radios, Base Stations, Antennas, and more!

Give him a call or shoot him an email. He really knows his stuff. I got my Connex 3300HP from him, and its the best radio Ive ever used!

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Alot of people think CB's are "plug and play" they definitely aren't.....sometimes you could get lucky....but most times, it takes some tweeking to get them to work correctly.
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