What causes a CB radio not to transmit?

What causes a CB radio not to transmit?

Check Fuse Make sure the CB radio’s fuse is not blown and that it is seated correctly. Also check the in-line fuse for the CB radio’s power cord- if it is burned out, your radio will not power on.

What is the ant light on Cobra 29?

A common reason for the ant light to light up is that the antenna is not grounded properly. Check out this page from Firestik for more information on swr and cb’s. If your ant light is on when you transmit, stop using the radio and fix the swr. You will ruin the radio.

How do I know if my CB Mic is bad?

If you have r.f. power coming out, but still no voice is heard in the other-receiving radio, you may have a bad microphone, in other words, no audio is modulated into your radio`s output power, and that is a common problem.

How do I get better reception on my CB radio?

There are several procedures for ensuring maximum output.

  1. TUNE THE RADIO. A CB radio is only as good as the coax and antenna connected to it.

Do CB antennas go bad?

Though rare, a defective or broken antenna can be the cause of high SWR problems and poor performance.

Why is my Cobra 29 Ltd Classic Radio not working?

Cobra 29 LTD Classic is not transmitting or receiving The Cobra 29 LTD Classic is not transmitting or receiving any signals after trying several channels. The Antenna is not tuned correctly Make sure that your antenna has been properly tuned before you try transmitting with your radio.

Can the Cobra 29 be upgraded?

Upgrades The Cobra 29 LTD Classic can not be internally upgraded due to FCC regulations, but one may upgrade the microphone or add an external speaker. The microphone can be upgraded to 3 different types of microphones:

What kind of tools do you need for a Cobra 29 classic?

Cobra 29 LTD Classic. 2-way 40 channel CB radio. Features antenna warning indicator, SWR calibration, instant Channel 9, PA capability, dimmer control, switchable noise blanker and RF gain. These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

How do I connect the PA speaker to the Cobra 29?

The PA (Public Address) speaker must be connected to the PA.SP port on the back of the Cobra 29 LTD Classic. Turn the Dynamike knob up to 75%.