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Overall 10

Excellent radio, excellent value

John W., Newegg
7 June 2014
  • Summary: This radio has a common 4 pin mic connector. It is unknown if the common "Cobra" style microphones will work. The higher quality electret elements are used in the stoc mic, so it is unknown if the more common dynamic mikes will work. At any rate, the stock microphone is more then sufficient for this radio. Many review sites indicate issues with weather reception. Used correctly, there are no issues. All in all a great radio.
  • Pros: This radio has features few radios have at this price point. This radio has a noise limiter, which reduces certain environmental noises, such as spark plug and fan noise. An RF gain control is included which will reduce receiver sensitivity in high noise/interference areas. The weather radio/scan is effective. The hysterisis type squelch will ignore short noise bursts and allow you te hear another station talking even if they chop out, which is common for people who h...
  • Cons: None Found
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