CB RADIOS FOR OFFROADERS

Jeepers!

How to contact with your companions?

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Usually, jeepers face this problem in a difficult terrain like (in forests, hilly areas, etc.).

Jeepers, as you all know that at some places the cell phones do not work accurately, just because of insufficient signals. Right?

So what you can use instead of your Cell Phones?

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Yes. You are right. “Radios”

We know you’ll give the same answer. But do you know which Radio is good for you?

Let’s dig in

At first, we are going to discuss some of “Best Location for your Radio and CB Antenna” and after discussing the best locations, furthermore we will discuss which radio is best for you and your jeep to fit in.

Best Locations for Jeep

CB antenna is an essential part of your radio system and the location where you are mounting your CB Antenna is as much crucial as the selection of your CB antenna.

There are some of the best locations, where your CB Antenna can give you best receive, according to your expectations. Here are some of them mentioned below:

Jeep Tire Rack Mount

Here is the first best location which we think is suitable for all our jeepers, and that is the “Jeep Tire Rack Mount”. It is the same as tail light mount and is well-matched with JK style wrangler.

It is fixed with hardware that lives on the tire rack. Same as the tail light mount, moreover it is also covered with powder coating and it needs little bit housing for proper grounding.

tire rack mount

Understanding for this mounting location

  • First, you must have to confirm that, is your tire rack is in good condition? “your tire rack must have a seamless electrifying ground”
  • If yes, then its a good news for you and if not, then you have to pass a ground wire to the mount
  • As every knows that shorten the length of an antenna, higher the SWR (Standing-Wave-Ratio)
  • So, remember, always use the antenna whose length is at least two or three feet higher than your roof for best and clear receiving
  • You must have to remove some of the powder coatings from the mounts for making a good contact
  • Because if you will not remove some of the powder coating, then automatically, it will create some grounding issues

Fender Mounts

The second and one of the most famous options for mounting your CB Antenna is the fender mount or you can say “jeep hood”.

It is also one of the best places where you can mount your CB Antenna easily, but it also depends on your jeep model too. Because every model of jeeps has its own mounts.

If they are available, then you can easily attach the mounts with the fender by using the bolts. If the specific mounts are not available.

Then buy the universal Fender Mounts. Just only drill the holes and done.

cb antenna mount

Understanding for this mounting location

  • You cannot use the two bolts universal fender mounts with 4’ antenna
  • The mounts which are more than two bolts can easily handle the sky-scrapping antenna
  • We will always endorse you to use the spring in this kind of situation
  • As every Cb’er know that shorten the length of an antenna, higher the SWR (Standing-Wave-Ratio)
  • So, remember, always use the antenna whose length is at least two or three feet higher than your roof for best and clear receiving when you are installing the CB antenna on the fender
  • It is necessary for all jeepers not only one but for all, that makes the path of the antenna coax right down the hood

Jeep Tail Light Mount

Another good option for mounting your antenna on your jeep is “behind the tail light”. Installation behind the tail light is too much effortless.

Just only one thing you must have to remember and that removes the powder coating on the mount.

(Remember, every Jeep model has its own mounts) Because this powder coating can make huge trouble for you it’s a wall between you and your good contact.

You can face some issues of grounding just because of this coating. So at first, you must have to remove some powder coating for making good contact.

fire stick antenna

Understanding for this mounting location

  • You must have to remove some of the powder coatings from the mounts for making a good contact
  • Because if you will not remove some of the powder coatings, then automatically it will create some grounding issues
  • As every Cb’er know that shorten the length of an antenna, higher the SWR (Standing-Wave-Ratio)
  • So, remember, always use the antenna whose length is at least two or three feet higher than your roof for best and clear receiving
  • One of the most important thing which is very necessary for keeping in mind is to protect your vehicles from battering (Struck)
  • Especially, when you’ve mounted your CB antenna in this location

Now, let’s talk about some Jeep Radios.

Well, radio is the brain and antenna is the heart of system.

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Both of these can’t take a step in anyone’s absence.

There are a lot of radios in the market. Such as Stryker Radios, Cobra, Uniden, Galaxy, etc. at a good price.

But, which one is according to your needs? This is the main question. Majority, jeepers’ want that their radios must be small in size and less expensive.

So, therefore, we have mentioned a few incredible choices for you given below:

Stryker SR-955HPC

Stryker SR-955HPC 10 meter radio is streamlined for execution less heat and exceptionally is low on cost a totally delightful designed with best endeavors having two years of guarantee.

SR-955HPC is notable sideband and is expanded by including NE612 SSB product detector.

Stryker radios offers no bargain on quality, performance and durability.

sr-955hpc in jeep

Features

  • One of the primary component is the streamlined power to chat on the radio
  • SR-955HPC effectively produces 70+ watts which handle yearns calls effortlessly
  • It has instant 9 channel access just in case of an emergency
  • Frequency display is accessible in 7 hues with dimmer capacity that won’t influence eyes in the night also improving the outline and excellence of your radio
  • Clarifier gives you the best choices by enabling you to pick if the fine control will work
  • Besides traditional band mode or VFO mode is presently accessible
  • SR-955HPC can be effortlessly tweaked and customized utilizing your programmable PC
  • Then again Computerized Echo/Dual front mounted control gives a different scope of impacts and control than other echo boards

Uniden Bear 855

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Uniden Bear 855 CB radio is recorded on number three by our general yearly examination on the point we have made sense of that 855 CB radio is too costly to buy.

Uniden 855 radio’s LED screen isn’t robust to deal with in rough and extreme conditions.

Also, Uniden Bear 855 CB does not have a talk back control function and it doesn’t have a dimmer function which could without much of a stretch influence your eyes.

Besides Uniden Bear 855 CB isn’t PC programmable.

Stryker SR-655HPC

Stryker SR-655HPC 10 meter radio is made for magnificent transmission with dependability and best receiving power.

In any case, Stryker SR-655HPC has every one of the features that are found in an expensive radio.

sr655hpc in jeep

Features

  • SR-655HPC has the multi-shading display with stunning control dimmer likewise it is adjustable utilizing your programmable PC
  • In like manner, SR-655HPC has traditional band mode or VFO mode accessible with digital echo control
  • It has instant 9 channel access just in case of an emergency
  • Power output is 70+ watts PEP to chat on radio and additionally extra power control
  • SR-655HPC likewise has talk back control then again it has UP-Equipped TM Receiver

Stryker SR-447HPC2

Stryker radios manufactured SR-447HPC2 with an emphasis on compression to its size a total 10-meter radio that can be balanced effectively into any space gave.

So jeepers mounting won’t be an issue any longer accordingly we guarantee this little radio is productive, efficient and solid.

sr 447hpc2 in jeep

Features

  • SR-477HPC2 enables you to switch groups every band contains 40 channels
  • Also with each channel being on an alternate frequency
  • SR-477HPC2 has the switch that controls the shade of brightness of the front panel
  • Likewise, the channel displays indicate the currently selected channel
  • Extra key highlights are the Mic pick up
  • Band control and absolutely new heat sink design
  • It has instant 9 channel access just in case of an emergency
  • Transmission Clearness has likewise upgraded with the ability to convey as high as 55watts PEP as the output power

Stryker SR-94HPC

SR-94HPC offer propelled features, customization settings and 45 watts AM power in a surprisingly little chassis.

Furthermore, it includes a full color TFT display gives clearness of the screen enabling you to read regardless of whether you take a quick peek while driving.

sr94hpc subaro

Features

  • This radio has noise breaker function and Hi-Cut filter
  • Stryker radio SR-94HPC has the dimmable TFT color display with coordinated programmed SWR meter
  • It likewise has Time-Out Timer function Digital S-meter display
  • Similarly, this radio has microphone with up/down selection
  • Roger beep function with 8 unique settings joins with dual channel watch
  • It has instant 9 channel access just in case of an emergency

Cobra 25 LTD CB Radio

cobra 25 ltd

Cobra 25 LTD is tough full featured radio in the compatibility for jeeps arrived with regular 4 watts AM control with front panel microphone adjustable in dash.

In addition a couple of upgrades like tactile controls.

Features

  • Maximum power allowed by law for expanded scope of communication by 4 watts power output
  • Cobra 25 LTD has instant 9 channel access just in case of an emergency
  • Signal Strength Meter is designed in this CB radio which allows you to observe the quality of the receiving signal
  • Volume Control modifies the clamor of your CB radio

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