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Old 02-27-2010, 09:18 PM
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That was my first all mode radio that I owned. I also made my own separation kit for it. The cable for the head is the same as a 6 wire telephone line, so I went to Wal-mart and got one of the flat cables and a coupling and for the mic, it is a cat5 cord for the computer, so I got a cable and coupling for that too. Used Velcro to attach the head to the dash. Instant $75 separation kit. Just glad that the Icom came with the kit as it is a different setup.

I really like my 857 so far. The separation kit came with it for free, but has a $20 value. Excited to get it fully working on the HF bands (as soon as I get my general lol)
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:25 PM
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i dont have one
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Old 02-28-2010, 06:49 AM
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I was wondering about CB Radios... how far of a range do you get with them?? i understand that different radios and antennas will make a difference but in general for a mid -good quality one, what kind of range would you get and for how much $$$
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Old 02-28-2010, 07:49 AM
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On a clear day I have gotten About 40 miles out of my $30 midland.
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Old 02-28-2010, 10:51 AM
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wow that is pretty sweet, i thought i remember reading online before that they only go up to like 8 miles or something so i thought the werent that good but 40 miles, that is 64 kms!!!!
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Old 02-28-2010, 10:55 AM
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You might wanna take into account the terrain also. I can get good distance down here cause it's pretty much flat. Hills and mountains will most likely limit your range.
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Old 02-28-2010, 11:06 PM
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well, with my ham radio, I can get around the world.. just thought i'd throw that out there... lol
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Old 03-01-2010, 02:57 AM
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well, with my ham radio, I can get around the world.. just thought i'd throw that out there... lol
Would you post some pics of your antenna setup/mount?
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Old 03-01-2010, 09:51 PM
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Yeah, I will soon for the 2M/440 antenna. The HF antenna (which is the one that can get around the world) I dont have yet (lol) but will post pics of it when i have it in a few weeks... Hopefully I will pass my test in 2 weeks so I can transmit in the HF bands
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Old 03-02-2010, 09:26 PM
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And, here are the Antenna pics.

2M/440 (70cm) dual-band whip antenna


The self-color-matched mount


Another angle on the mount, and how i have the wire run.


Antenna off the mount


2M whip


The mount (also self-color-matched... ish...)


Close-up top


Close-up bottom. (sorry for the abnormally-crappy picture...)


Hope that works
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ok...i'll just come out and say it... you got's an auto. That alone revokes your right to brag about being part of the elite Level II's! Take that!
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Old 03-07-2010, 01:17 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have a CB radio in their truck?

Heres mine....




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Old 03-22-2010, 09:42 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have a CB radio in their truck?

I have mine under my seat i bring it out when i get on the highway though
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Old 05-13-2010, 10:35 AM
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Default Re: Does anyone have a CB radio in their truck?

Anyone got pics of where you have your antennas mounted? Im going to start mounting mine later today, hopefully.

I have a 4ft Firestik antenna, and I planned on mounting it on my bed, right up against the cab, but Im not sure if thats the "ideal" location for mounting it. Anyone got any input? Also I plan on using industrial strength Velcro to mount the radio inside the cab, Im not really in the mood to put holes in my console at the moment. Hopefully it works out. ive seen on this thread a couple people that did the same thing.
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Old 05-13-2010, 10:23 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have a CB radio in their truck?

See above post.
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and as for boobs, as long as the cant hold up a book with sag, pointed in the right direction and not peperoni or canadian bacon nips were good to go!
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ok...i'll just come out and say it... you got's an auto. That alone revokes your right to brag about being part of the elite Level II's! Take that!
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Old 05-20-2010, 08:24 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have a CB radio in their truck?

Got it mounted. Ill try and take some pics of my setup soon. I dont think the industrial velcro is gonna hold onto my center console for very much longer though...
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