This CB radio kit was put together to make things easier for our customers to easily select the products they need to get a base station CB system.
Here are the basic components for a Base Station CB system; the radio, the power supply (if you are using a mobile CB radio instead of a base station CB radio), the coax, and the antenna.
Base Station CB Radio
We have selected the Galaxy DX2547 first, as this is the only base station radio that we offer that will plug directly into your wall outlet.
You can choose to get a mobile CB radio, like the DX959, but will require an additional power supply. The power supply is plugged into your wall outlet and your mobile CB radio will be connected to the power supply. This is generally cheaper than selecting the Galaxy DX2547 even though you would be purchasing two products (mobile CB radio and power supply) instead on one product, the DX2547. We have selected the DX959 and PS12 for this kit. You will still need to select a base station antenna and coax for that option.
Keep in mind that, regardless of size, all CB radios have a power output of 4 watts as allowed by the FCC.
If you select a radio without a built-in SWR meter, you will need an external SWR meter (you can select one in the accessories tab) to tune your antenna. Tuning your antenna is VERY important. Find out more in our Help Center: How to Tune a CB Antenna
- Galaxy DX2547
- Plugs directly into wall outlet- no additional power supply needed
- Includes SSB (Single Side Band)
- Larger radio with more features
- Galaxy DX959
- Includes SSB
- Fully Featured
- REQUIRES Additional PS12 Power Supply if used as Base Station
- Uniden PRO520XL
- Cobra C29LTD
- Full Featured
- Great brand
- Includes built-in SWR meter for antenna tuning
- REQUIRES PS8 Power Supply if used as Base Station
Base Station CB Antenna
We have several base station antennas to choose from. You will need to decide how long you want the antenna to be and how you will mount it. Keep in mind that the longer the antenna, the more range you will get.
PROTON99 - 18 Foot Antenna
PATRIOT - 12 Foot Antenna
SATURN - 39" Antenna
Always remember to tune your CB antenna!
High Quality CoaxPP8XX - ProComm RG8X Coax Cable With PL259 At Each End (Select Length)
- PP8X18 is 18 Feet Long
- PP8X25 is 25 Feet Long
- PP8X50 is 50 Feet Long
- PP8X75 is 75 Feet Long
- PP8X100 is 100 Feet Long
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