RCI Moves Manufacturing

Ranger Communications Incorporated is in the process of moving its manufacturing plants from China to Vietnam. In the never ending cycle of reducing cost, we have seen CB products coming out of Vietnam. The first product I noticed was the Wilson Silver Load Fiberglass Whips while that brand was under the ownership of Barjan. The second […]

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CBWI July 2001 AnttronŽ 305 Revisited

Back in the November 1996 issue, the article covering the Anttron® 305 base station antenna didn’t include a real life test. It did however include a specification sheet and rough sketch of the antenna. One thing that sticks out comparing the old spec. sheet with the new one is the gain of the antenna. The old sheet claims; […]

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CBWI November 2001 RCI 6900F TB Frequency And Clarifier Modification

Expanding The Coverage Of The RCI-6900F1. Remove the 100 ohm resistor on the circuit side of the PC board. 2. Turn the radio over and move the connector with three wires from J5 to J29.The HI/LO switch becomes a frequency HI/LO control, doubling the bands from 6 to 12.Figure 1Clarifier Modification (Refer To Figure 2)1. Carefully remove diode D63. 2. Cut […]

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CBWI September 2001 The RF Limited UTB-1

The Universal Talk-Back Board is what the name suggests, a talkback PC board that installs into any CB or 10-Meter transceiver and produces adjustable talkback. It’s the first talkback board that incorporates an on-board audio amp. This allows talkback, which will work on all modes of communication, to be installed in any radio. This board does require […]

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