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Old 05-05-2008
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Cobra CB's NEW radio...

I thought this was cool. I found it while researching for a new CB for the BII.

This thing has BlueTooth built into it so you can have make a phone call through it. If it wasn't $190 I would have one!

http://cobra.com/index.cfm?fuseactio...category_ID=30

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Cobra is giving professional drivers one more way to communicate safely and easily with the first-ever CB radio with Bluetooth technology - the new 29 LTD BT. The Bluetooth feature allows drivers a better way to have phone conversations on the road because calls from a mobile phone are synched with the CB radio. A noise canceling microphone allows calls to be heard loud and clear, even over a noisy engine. Incoming audio is routed through the radio's 5-Watt CB speaker making it easy for the driver to hear the caller. The unit also provides one-touch Bluetooth operation, giving drivers the ability to stay focused on the road by answering and terminating calls with the push of one button. An auto-redial feature also allows for one-touch redialing of the last number called.

The new unit offers 4 Watts AM RF power output, the maximum amount of power allowed by law; Talk Back controls allowing drivers to adjust the desired amount of modulation talk back; a Blue Channel indicator displaying channel selection in cool blue illumination; and Delta Tune which is used to clarify incoming signals. The 29 LTD BT is redefining the CB radio!
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This came out like 3 weeks ago lol, your late! It is a pretty neat gadget tho, I was talking to Shane about this one before he bought his new one.

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I didn't know I bought his new one
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Whoops typo, just got done with a 3 hour exam lol, my brain is fried. I would love to see that Bluetooth one in person though and see how well it works. If I had the cash I would have it as well!
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oo.. I actualyl like that idea.. saves having to spend the same money on a new bluetooth capable headunit or other fancy gadget to do it for you. I may look into this once I switch into a full CB set.. and the price isnt bad either
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Yea, but how long till DOT cracks down on it? I like the idea, if I didn't already have a BlueTooth headunit.
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Thats a sharp looking CB if nothing else
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That thing only puts out 4watts?

Holy crap...

My 29 was putting out 11 just peaked... i took it in to get tuned and its putting out over 56 watts now...

Looks like a cool idea tho..

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Where did you get your 29 peaked and tuned at Rocky? If I get the 29 the local truck stop has for $70, I will want to get it peaked and tuned.
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haha, at a CB shop.. that you seem to not be able to find...

The 29 is a great radio... a max peak and tune is like 60$ here...

But if you buy a 29 from a cb shop, they normally cut you adeal on maxing it out...
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4 watts is the max the FCC allows manufactures to make. I have the 29 as well and it kicks ***, I need to get it peaked and tuned though.
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The FCC doesnt care anymore...

My brother in law is a truck driver, and works for the cb shop.. they peak and tune stuff all day long...

My brother in law had a 3 batterys in his trunk, a 400 watt amp, and a galaxy radio, pushing over 500 watts of power.... let alone a huge antenna sticking off of his trunk...

4 watts might be what they are aloud to make with it but if you have a 2pill radio instead of a 1 pill like cobra makes, you can make ALOT of power... and add an external rear amp to it...

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The FCC doesnt care anymore...

My brother in law is a truck driver, and works for the cb shop.. they peak and tune stuff all day long...

My brother in law had a 3 batterys in his trunk, a 400 watt amp, and a galaxy radio, pushing over 500 watts of power.... let alone a huge antenna sticking off of his trunk...

4 watts might be what they are aloud to make with it but if you have a 2pill radio instead of a 1 pill like cobra makes, you can make ALOT of power... and add an external rear amp to it...

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I know all that, I was just saying the manufactuers can't sell anything stronger than 4 watts.
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^^Yea....FCC mandate.


I bought my 29LTD BC(black chrome) unit from one of only two Cobra authorized repair shops in the US. My peak and tune ran me $50 total. So cb+peak+tune for $200.
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