Monthly Archives: January 2020

Wilson Electronics In Cell Phone Market

Around the time Wilson Antenna developed the fiberglass Silver Loadâ„¢ whip, Wilson was setting up a plant in St. George, Utah. This plant was under the Wilson name, But not Wilson Antenna. Wilson Electronics became the engineering headquarters and the production facility for the Silver Loadâ„¢ whips. Wilson Antenna was family owned and operated as […]

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Inside The Magnum A24

The photo to the left shows the basic layout of the Magnum A24 main circuit board. The Alpha Force type echo/talk-back circuits have been moved to a separate PC board. In the middle photo, notice there are no additional engineering change components tacked to the bottom of the PC board. Pretty remarkable for a pre-production […]

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New Delta Force Conversion

The PanaVise pedestal mounts are designed for cell phone use. Even though CB and Amateur radios are much heavier, these mounts are strong enough to hold a good size transceiver in place. They come in various lengths. The 4-inch mount has one ball adjustment for angle adjustment. This mount is good if you just need […]

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Cobra’s 29 NW Classic Mobile CB

Cobra’s latest 29 radio has all but one of the features of the original Cobra 29 LTD. The missing control is the Delta Tune knob. This was a functional feature back in the 23 channel crystal controlled radio days.  The older radios didn’t meet the tighter frequency tolerances required of today’s CB radios. They also […]

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MODERN COAXIAL LIGHTNING ARRESTORS: CUSHCRAFT VS I.C.E. This is a comparison report between coaxial lightning arrestor units manufactured by Cushcraft Corp. and Industrial Communication Engineers, Ltd. Both companies make a variety of such protective devices and are sold worldwide. The Cushcraft “Blitz Bug” design and the I.C.E. design are both protected by patents issued by […]

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SOLVING TELEPHONE RF INTERFERENCE – HELPFUL HINTS AND SUGGESTIONSWith the increasing popularity of complex and computer-aided home telephone units manufactured by numerous companies worldwide comes a corresponding increase in both the quantity and severity of telephone interference caused by local radio broadcast transmitters. The new telephones, both domestic and imported, are the most susceptible and delicate […]

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