Hook up cb radio your home

hook up cb radio your home

How to set up a CB radio in your home?

This guide to setting up a CB radio in your home, instead of a car, will walk you through the installation process. The first step is to connect the power source wires of your radio to a power supply module. As discussed, the technology is designed to be used in a vehicle, so it only needs a small amount of voltage.

How to connect a CB microphone to a car radio?

Simply put, you are going to have to connect your coax to the antenna by running the CB coax cable all the way from the antenna to the radio. The next task is to connect your CB mic. After this is done, you have to power the radio. Powering the radio can be done in a few ways.

What do I need to buy for a CB radio?

-CB radio (Mic included) -Antenna (may already have Coax cable) -Coax cable (may already be connected to the Mount/Magnetic Mount) -Tapping clips (1) -Antenna spring (so itll flex in lieu of snapping/shattering) Note: All CB radios are equally powered (out of the box), but not always the same price.

Can You mount a CB radio on an antenna?

Both single mounts (for CB radios only) and double mounts (for AM/FM radios as well as CB radios) are available. Also, a lot of people seem to like the hump mounts. After youve installed your CB radio, its time to add the antenna to the system.

Can you use any CB radio in a base station setup?

To save on cost, you can use any mobile CB radio in your base station setup if you add a power supply to your system. A 5-amp power supply works great for powering a 12-volt CB radio. You can pair this power supply with any mobile CB radio, including popular models such as the Cobra 29 LTD, President McKinley SSB, and the Galaxy 959 SSB.

What should I do after Ive installed my CB radio?

After youve installed your CB radio, its time to add the antenna to the system. IMPORTANT: Do not key your mic before the antenna is installed! If you do, you risk damaging or destroying your radio! Youll find a great selection of antennas on our mobile antennas page.

How do I hook up a CB radio to my car?

How youll do that depends on your vehicle. You may need to run cable from the trunk lid through the back seat, then under the doorframe and window pillar or the dash and firewall. You have a couple of options to provide power to your CB radio: directly connecting it to the vehicles battery or using the cigarette (aux) plug.

What size power supply do I need for a CB radio?

To save on cost, you can use any mobile CB radio in your base station setup if you add a power supply to your system. A 5-amp power supply works great for powering a 12-volt CB radio.

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