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Cobra 18WXSTII

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Product Information

MSRP: $120.00
Average Price: $65.56
Manufacturer: Cobra
Yes: 39 / No: 4

40 Channel CB with NOAA weather station monitoring


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WXAL626's Reviews

08-11-2013, 10:19 PM
Price: $65.00
Pros: Weather band
Cons: no adjustments inside tech wise
Recommended? No

Comments: This is the worst Cb radio cobra ever made.This radio even with a power mic sounds horrible.also there is no pot adjustments inside techwise all you can do is clip the am mod limiter and still doesnt sound good

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radioguy714's Reviews

05-10-2013, 05:12 AM
Price: $79.95
Pros: cb radio
Cons: bad receive on both cb and weather frequencies speaker isnt loud enough
Recommended? No

Comments: my 29wx preforms better than this radio by far.


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dtn8tr's Reviews
07-25-2012, 11:19 AM
Price: $59.99
Pros: SoundTracker feature and Wx. Cobra quality. Inexpensive
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I was looking for a good trail CB with Wx. This model fills that role witout breaking the bank. The 10 band Wx works great and I was able to keep track of the incoming storm during my last wheeling trip. Definitely recommend this unit.

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WA_KK's Reviews
05-13-2012, 05:28 PM
Price: $60.00
Pros: Looks great, fits in dash
Cons: Power wire short
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Mounted this CB in the 2 DIN dash opening with an iso sterio above it. Looks great and works very well. Power cord is short though.

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chardrc's Reviews
02-02-2012, 12:33 PM
Price: $100.00
Pros: works great
Cons: big mic
Recommended? Yes

Comments: good cb radio, definitely a step above my old radio-shack cb. the mic is abit large but does fit in your hand nicely. also looses channel memory when it looses power so either it drains your battery all the time or you have to set the channel every time you turn the jeep off and on again. the screen is only viable at a small range of angles making it hard to see what channel you are on.

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juliangolden's Reviews
01-08-2012, 06:28 PM
Price: $110.00
Pros: .
Cons: .
Recommended? Yes

Comments: truck cb 5km drive, 40 channel and weather channel

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Robhimselfff's Reviews
08-23-2011, 06:35 PM
Price: $45.00
Pros: Good Functionality for the Price, Nice Weather Feature
Cons: Recieving distance could be farther, but it could partly be my antenna.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Good little CB for the money, can pick them up at many stores (Wal-mart, Radioshack ect). Works great in the trails even with all the tree cover, not much to complain about.


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Hilldweller's Reviews
08-16-2011, 01:48 PM
Price: $80.00
Pros: Sounds okay, instant weather
Cons: makes a humming noise and weather reception isn't great
Recommended? No

Comments: Easy to install, tune, use. There are better idiot-boxes out there though. It's a good size; that's why I bought/kept it.

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wravyn's Reviews
07-26-2011, 04:48 PM
Price: $60.00
Pros: Instant weather channels, instant channel 9/19 and good speaker.
Cons: Hard to read display in any type of sunlight, stopped working after less than a month, no PA speaker, kind of bulky.
Recommended? No

Comments: A decent CB, I got caught in a severe thunderstorm out on a trail in Ouray and the CB stopped transmitting so I am going to replace it with a Cobra 29 LDT BT because of the bluetooth capabilities. One thing that drove me crazy with the Cobra 18WXSTII is the fact that it is nearly impossible to read the display with any type of light hitting it, with the top off you have to put your hands around it and block the sun to be able to see the display. Besides that and the lack of a PA, it is a pretty good CB to start out with if you've never used one before.

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90cherokeeguy's Reviews
05-25-2011, 09:21 PM
Price: $40.00
Pros: easy to use
Cons: poor range
Recommended? Yes

Comments: worked decent weather stations are + for the price its a nice radio range sucks though 1-2 miles max on average

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Havoc443's Reviews
03-10-2011, 01:37 PM
Price: $90.00
Pros: 10 NOAA weather stations SoundTracker Dual station watch
Cons: speaker is a bit quiet no adjustable RF gain
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Fairly basic unit but it fit perfectly on the dash of my TJ. Weather stations, SoundTracker function and dual channel watch are a plus but I would like to have an RF gain adjustment. The speaker is loud enough I suppose but the Jeep isn't the quietest vehicle out there so on the highway it can be hard to hear but add an external speaker via the 3.5mm jack on the back of the unit and you're in business. All-in-all a good, basic unit.

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SleeperXJ's Reviews
02-13-2011, 08:06 PM
Price: $1.00
Pros: compact and versitale
Cons: Need a bigger antenna
Recommended? Yes

Comments: This CB works very well. I have no idea how much it is because it was given to me by another Jeeper. The only thing it needs is a bigger whip antenna. All I have is the little magnetic antenna.

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TejasPOWER's Reviews

12-26-2010, 09:18 AM
Price: $60.00
Pros: Cheap No need for external speaker NOAA Weather stations. Small package - it can he mounted anywhere.
Cons: No real power to the speaker. With the windows down, it is hard to make out what people are saying. It is more of an emergency CB. Signal strength is ok... not great.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have owned the Cobra 18 WX ST II since 2000 and it never really failed me.
My only real negativity was the built-in speaker.
I wanted to be able to hear people with the windows down.
So a couple years ago, I added an external speaker and my new set up works great.
HG S100

But I been seriously looking to get the 29 WX NW BT
A full size that i can have calibrated.

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at9wagoneer's Reviews
10-23-2010, 05:54 PM
Price: $25.00
Pros: DX and weather band.
Cons: The Mic could've been better.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great CB! and the DX function really picks up the distance.

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Brn97CitronWran's Reviews
09-02-2010, 11:02 AM
Price: $49.99
Pros: great recieption
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Does everything that it says and it has great distance to communication


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nemoek's Reviews
08-27-2010, 10:20 AM
Price: $25.00
Pros: 10 NOAA Channels
Cons: Mine crapped out after a week
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Picked mine up off CL, guess you get what you pay for. mine crapped out after a week - Looking to replace soon-ish

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jbruehler's Reviews
08-02-2010, 05:45 PM
Price: $60.00
Pros: Looks good, small size, easy operation, NOAA weather.
Cons: Can't find one yet.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Not much to say, but make sure you get the meter on it before use.

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Colockum's Reviews
06-10-2010, 01:01 PM
Price: $75.00
Pros: Weather Stations 2 Channel Monitor Noise Reduction
Cons: Speaker is not the loudest.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Good all around radio.

I really like the weather channels and the reception seems to be pretty good considering I live over 60 miles from the nearest NOAA staton.

The speaker is not loud enough to be heard when my top and doors are off but that is to be expected.

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FCM's Reviews
05-29-2010, 01:29 AM
Price: $65.00
Pros: NOAA weather bands
Cons: No PA function.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: All in all, I enjoy this CB. It is a full size so find a place to mount it is kind of hard in a jeep, but if you use your imagination it can be done to look real nice. My only real draw back to this model is the lack of a PA mode. Not a bad trade off for the NOAA channels if you can get them.

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Xjpionner's Reviews
05-26-2010, 03:05 PM
Price: $39.99
Pros: Great price
Cons: For the price I havn't found many cons
Recommended? Yes

Comments: All and all a great little cb. I picked mine up from Wally world about a year ago for about $40. Came with everything I needed to install. 32 Channel range, screen is easy to ready, and operation is simple. I would defenatly recomend this bad larry

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