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President Thomas AM/FM Mobile CB

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Calvert DeForest
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President Thomas AM/FM Mobile CB

Post by Calvert DeForest » Wed May 11, 2022 8:57 am

Released a few months ago, this is the first (and so far only) CB rig on the U.S. market for FM transmission under the new FCC guidelines. Depending on the success of this model, it will be interesting to see what additional manufacturers like Cobra come up with to follow suit.

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Re: President Thomas AM/FM Mobile CB

Post by In The Bleachers » Wed May 11, 2022 2:20 pm

There's been some discussions about FM CB on another blog I follow. ... forum.138/
I'm thinking FM CB wouldn't be a bad idea for folks looking to keep in touch out in the woods, or somewhere with a lot of hills and valleys.

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Re: President Thomas AM/FM Mobile CB

Post by paul8539 » Fri May 13, 2022 7:45 pm

The advantage of AM is that you can hear if someone is trying to talk over someone else in an emergency. That is why the (older)aircraft radios in the 155 MHz band were all AM. Safety purposes.

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