DX CB Radio

DX CB Radio

What is a DX CB Radio?

The DX in DX CB radio is a designation in the model codes of a couple of brands of CB radios. Let's talk about what DX means then take a look at a couple of the CB radios out there that are DX CB radios.

What radio operators mean when they say DX is "distant reception." It means you are receiving signals from an unusually long way away. Trying to pick up such signals is known as DX'ing. This abbreviation or code comes from the early days of wireless (radio) transmission when all communication was in Morse code. If you didn't have to code all the letters in your message, you could send it faster. Thus, many short codes or abbreviations were developed and standardized. DX is one of several that continue to be used in radio jargon to this day.

Distant reception (or "skip") occurs when changes try, HPI Racing RC Cars in the ionosphere bend TV or FM signals back to earth try, Collectible Guns and Firearms one or two hundreds or, on rare occasions, up to thousands of miles away. With lower frequency waves, this skip is a more common occurrence and is what makes worldwide , Vintage Photographs shortwave broadcast possible and is also why AM comes in better at night, and is generally a longer-range transmission at any time. DX CB radio implies long distance.

The first DX CB radio we will discuss is the Cobra 19DXIV, a standard try, RC RTS forty channel CB radio that sells for about $36.00 to $41.00 depending where you shop. The 19DXIV outputs 4 watts. It has a compact design also see, South African mock venison and features have a look at, Model Airplane Collectibles an illuminated LCD display, electronic tuning, and a comb. It includes a S/RF meter to indicates signal strength, RF gain and squelch to boost incoming signal and reduce noise, a CB/PA switch, and an instant channel 9/19 switch to quickly access the emergency/information channels. The Cobra brand is well recognized and this is a great little DX CB radio from a solid company.

The other DX CB radio we will discuss is also a popular brand - the Galaxy DX-979. This compact 40-channel DX CB radio has a backlit face with an adjustable dimmer control. It is AM/SSB and has RF/Mic gain controls and an S/RF/SWR/Mod meter, antenna warning indicator (high SWR) and a frequency counter plug. You can pick one up from about $104.00 to $175.00.

Amateur radio is a popular hobby for many people and there is a lot of CB'ers still out there. It's easy and fairly inexpensive to get started. In no time, you could be out there DX'ing.


<< Previous Connex CB Radio | Back to CB Radios | Next >> Galaxy CB Radios


 

 

Featured Articles
CB Radio Scanner CB Radio Scanner
What, exactly, is a CB radio scanner? If you have ever seen a movie or TV show with cops chasing the

DIY Bathroom Vanity DIY Bathroom Vanity
DIY bathroom vanity might sound more like something out of Grimms Fairy Tales (Snow White's ugly sis

Collecting Antiques Collecting Antiques
Collecting antiques does not just require loads of passion, but also a sharp eye for details, a deep

Candle Making Supplies Candle Making Supplies
Candle making supplies are the most important things that you need to take care of if you are lookin

CB SSB Radio CB SSB Radio
CB SSB radio is one of the major technological innovations have been made in the field that have giv


Popular search terms people have used to find this page are https://www.google.com.au/ (10.00%), https://www.google.com/ (8.00%), dx ing cb radios for sale (6.00%), galaxy dx 979 (6.00%), http://www.google.com.au/imgres?start=79&um=1&hl=en&safe=off&tbo=d&biw=1366&bih=624&tbm=isch&tbnid=r (6.00%), cb radios (6.00%), https://www.google.com (6.00%), dx 979 channel mod (4.00%), http://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=AwrSbmVpWcJT5xoASQVAvolQ;_ylu=X3oDMTByN2lydWw3BHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDOARjb2x (4.00%), http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&sqi=2&ved=0CDIQFjAC&url=http:%2F%2Fw (4.00%), radio cb (4.00%), CB DX (4.00%), http://www.google.com.mx/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&source=images&cd=&docid=o7D1k_7LGYCwaM&tbnid=rlbdOakmT0KU (4.00%), cb dx (4.00%), http://www.google.pl/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&docid=o7D1k_7LGYCwaM&tbnid=rlbdOakmT (4.00%), http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=6&ved=0CEsQFjAF&url=http:%2F% (2.00%), r%C3%A9ception dx cb (2.00%), DX cb (2.00%), long distance cb radio (2.00%), Galaxy DX979 (2.00%), cb dx during night (2.00%), GALAXY DX 979 (2.00%), sibi radio do gta san andreas (2.00%), http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=15&ved=0CMQBEBYwBDgK&url=http:%2F% (2.00%), https://www.google.be/ (2.00%)