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Anyone using the Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB?

 
Old 04-14-2016, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by JCDriller View Post
My 980SSB

If it's possible, could you tell me more about your CB setup, just purchased the bearcat 980, also have On order, the metal Molle overhead panel. Want to get my CB exactly where you have it, what mounting mechanism did you utilize?
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Old 04-14-2016, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by JCDriller View Post
My 980SSB
holy shit what kind of back up mirror is that?! Lol. That looks phenomenal!!

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Old 04-15-2016, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Offroad_Elements View Post
I have the 980 and really like it. Easy to use, accurate, lots of cool features. I couldn't find a place to mount it, so I ended up chopping up the top of the dash to make it fit and used the Cooltech mic mount.
Yes!!! Another Dash board Chopper!!! Looks great. I swear Jeeps should come with a Spot in the Dash to mount your CB/HAM radio equipment.
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Old 04-15-2016, 12:17 PM
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I have the same radio and has developed a slight tick. When broadcasting the radio changes channels. Cannot figure it out.
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Old 07-03-2017, 04:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Canvas View Post
I have the same radio and has developed a slight tick. When broadcasting the radio changes channels. Cannot figure it out.
Hey, a little late, but did you resolve this issue?
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Old 07-06-2017, 06:18 PM
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Setup a 980 SSB with a K40/K30 NGP antenna tonite. I got down to 1.30 SWR. Everything checks out except the weatherbands are disfunctionally weak? I had read that this model had unusually good weather band reception..go figure. I've not permanently mounted it yet, using the 12V dash outlet, and wedged between the passenger seat and console for now.
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Old 08-10-2017, 05:40 PM
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I installed my Bearcat in my dash... I like the clean look... I can't deal with seeing wires hanging out. lol So I fit mine in my dash
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Old 08-10-2017, 06:59 PM
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i have a 980 in our motor coach...since 9/2012....

its loosing the LCD display - its getting faint and the left side of every segment is almost too dim to see/read...

I'm NOT happy and will need to investigate warranty etc - or ill move to something better
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Old 03-01-2019, 10:12 AM
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I just got the 980, installed over the r v mirror, still working on my antenna, so far I haven't been able to get the swr below 2.5 by the meter in the radio
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