post #1 of Old 04-22-2008, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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Cobra 18WXSTII

40 Channel CB with NOAA weather station monitoring

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post #2 of Old 04-22-2008, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
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I have run this radio for 3 years now and the only problems I've had have been antenna related. Also, one of the segments on the channel display has died, but it doesn't affect the operation of the radio. You cannot run a power mic with it and use the Sound Tracker feature, and you antenna has to be almost perfect or it will cause the radio to lock up with it on.

Good radio for general use, but not for a CB hobbyist.
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post #3 of Old 04-30-2008, 12:48 AM
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Just bought it, so can't really evaluate the product at this point but will update later.
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post #4 of Old 05-04-2008, 12:08 AM
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Great radio, got 400 miles with it skipping from WI to IN. Only complaint is that it doesn't save your settings if you don't provide it with a memory wire (constant 12V+).
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post #5 of Old 05-07-2008, 10:53 AM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

works great! never had a single problem out of it and it has a 10 noaa weather channels
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post #6 of Old 05-30-2008, 02:38 AM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

Pretty sweet. My boss found out I was getting the jeep and ordered these up for me him and our friend. Turns out some other ppl we work with have them and my uncle as well. It's a lot of fun and great range.
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post #7 of Old 06-06-2008, 09:47 PM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

Good for trailing. I can reach about 7 miles out with a 4 foot antenna mounted on the front bumper.
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post #8 of Old 06-10-2008, 06:48 AM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

So far so good, I bought it used and I had no time to tune my antenae to it. I get grat reception and good enough transmit...
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post #9 of Old 09-03-2008, 05:51 PM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

sucker takes a beating hits from knees boots chains name somthins hit it and it still looks new
and with the right antenna can pic up 3 weather stations
been in 2 suvs in the past year (78 bronco 1997 jeep cherokee
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post #10 of Old 10-14-2008, 04:15 PM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

This CB is pretty decent. Fits in the stock radio location after moving my CD player to the Tuffy console, front facing speaker works great for that location too. Decent reception all around, and can't be beat for the price.
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post #11 of Old 01-10-2009, 01:02 PM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

Clear sound, really like the small size and colour (read- NOT chrome). I'm very pleased with it.
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post #12 of Old 02-07-2009, 10:49 PM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

Good clear signal, NOAA channels are great when in the bush/ mountains. LED's are bright but not hard on the eyes at night.
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post #13 of Old 02-26-2009, 12:08 PM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

works great, love it. love it. love it. love it. this has to be 75 characters.
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post #14 of Old 04-01-2009, 08:33 AM
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Cobra 18WXSTII

Great CB, well thought out and works well. A must for any jeep TJ wrangler owner.
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post #15 of Old 08-14-2009, 08:29 AM
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good small CB for beginners, I had no idea what I was doing and this was a good start for me.. .
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