Yaesu FT-840 Review

Yaesu FT-840 Ham Radio Yaesu FT-840 Overview The Yaesu FT-840 is a robust little solid state HF radio that looks great, performs well and is a pleasure to operate. It has a really nice looking led readout with an orange…

Yaesu FT-DX101MP Review

Yaesu FT-DX101MP Ham Radio Yaesu FT-DX101MP Overview Named after the legendary FT101 transceiver the new Yaesu FT-DX101MP is simply amazing. The MP is the 200W version and it includes features such as dual independent SDR…

Yaesu FT-101ZD Review

Yaesu FT-101ZD Ham Radio Yaesu FT-101ZD Overview The Yaesu FT-101ZD was a great old rig that was built to last. It was easily capable of 100W output and initially sold for around $775AUD. The 101ZD was a great upgrade with…

Astatic D-104 Microphone Review

Astatic D-104 Microphone Astatic D-104 Microphone Overview The Astatic D-104 has been around since 1933 when it was used to drive valve radio's efficiently with it's high output. It wasn't until the 1960's that a solid…

The Biggest CB Antenna on the planet?

Who said that the hobby of CB Radio was dying? Take a look on social media and you will find that there is a huge amount of people building up their arsenal on 27Mhz in anticipation of the next big sunspot cycle and the return of the…

Yaesu FT-450D Review

Yaesu FT-450D Ham Radio Yaesu FT-450D Overview The Yaesu FT-450D Transceiver is a great entry level hf radio with exceptional customer reviews. It is compact in size however everything is still very accessible and easy to…

Uniden UH5050 Review

Uniden UH5050 UHF CB Radio Uniden UH5050 UHF CB Overview The Uniden UH5050 is a 80 channel, 5w UHF CB Radio. Uniden have always been one of the leaders in radio communications technology and are up there with the best when…

Oricom UHF088 5W Review

Oricom UHF088 5W UHF CB Radio Oricom UHF088 5W Overview The Oricom UHF088 is an entry level UHF CB Radio capable of receiving up to 512Mhz and has 80 usable channels. With an output power of 5 Watts and large, easy to read…

Turner Plus 3 Microphone Review

Turner Plus 3 Microphone Turner Plus 3 Microphone Overview The Turner Plus 3 is another iconic microphone from the 70's and 80's. It was available in various colours including black and silver. The Turner mic was very…

Delta M2 Microphone Review

Delta M2 Microphone Delta M2 Microphone Overview The Delta M2 microphone boasts that it is the loudest and clearest microphone on the market today. Created by a radio technician with over 40 years of experience in the…

Leson TW-232 Microphone Review

Leson TW-232 Microphone Leson TW-232 Microphone Overview The Leson TW-232 is an iconic CB Microphone from the 70's and 80's which had a distinct, crisp and extremely clear audio if not over driven. Often users would…

The Biggest CB Antenna in Australia

Is this the largest CB Antenna in Australia? If it's not I would certainly like to hear about it. There is no doubt that when it comes to working DX the quad is in a league of it's own. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkM0H8wIYRQ A…

Uniden / President Madison CB Radio

The Uniden Madison or President Madison are perhaps one of the most sought after CB Radios. They look fantastic, the receiver is amazing and the transmit is punchy and clean. They were released in the 70's under several names including…

Yaesu FT-840 modification for 27Mhz

If you have a Yaesu FT-840 and you wish to add the CB frequencies to it then here is how you do it. While we recommend this only for receive purposes what you do is your choice. Be warned that it is illegal to add 27Mhz to a ham radio…

Cobra 2000 GTL restorations

The Cobra 2000 GTL is without doubt one of the greatest CB radios of all time. It is very sought after and once restored they are a real treasure. There are still plenty for sale on eBay however many of them have been butchered and have…

Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB Review

Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB CB Radio Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB Overview The Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB CB Radio is a 40 Channel AM/SSB compact radio with great features. With inbuilt Power/SWR meter, TX and RX gain controls and a large…

Uniden AX144 Review

Uniden AX144 CB Radio Uniden AX144 Overview The Uniden AX144 CB Radio is one of the most popular and biggest selling mobile rigs of all time. They are a very basic, no frills radio which are easy to modify and compact in…

Cobra 2000 GTL Review

Cobra 2000GTL CB Radio Cobra 2000 GTL Overview The Cobra 2000 CB Radio was first manufactured in the early 1980's by the Dynascan Corporation in Chicago USA. It is a 40 Channel AM/SSB rig with built in frequency counter,…

The Biggest CB Radio Amplifiers

32 Pill, 8,000 Watt plus Amplifier If your'e into working DX then I'm sure that the following videos are gonna float your boat. The first video is of a massive, solid state amplifier driven by a smaller amplifier which uses two Toshibas…

Building a Quad Antenna

The cubical quad antenna is without doubt the best DX antenna available. It has a higher gain than any other antenna of similar dimensions and is also very cheap to construct. One of the greatest advantages of the quad is that it exhibits…

CB Action Magazines

Who remembers the old CB Action Magazines? Back in the late 70’s there was nothing better than cruising down to the local newsagent to pick up the latest edition of this legendary magazine. They were $1-00 per issue and initially there was…