A SWR meter will help you measure the radio's output. This is a vital part of tuning your antenna to the radio. Coaxial cables. A coaxial cable is needed to connect the antenna to the radio. Another cable may be needed if you're hooking it up to an SWR meter. Batteries. Many CB radios are battery powered (hand-held ). When Performance Counts! This Service is offered with a 30 Day Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee! A Performance tune up increases the output of the CB by approximately 50%. The receiver gain is typically % over stock specs. This modification includes the following changes in order to enhance the radio's. TUNED UP CB RADIOS TO THE MAXIMUM! That's what I have been doing for over 35 years now—I use a BIRD Meter (the MOST Accurate) that I have over $ into and a Modulation meter to get your CB to do ALL it can do (peak and tune CB's to the Max). When you get the FULL power & modulation out of your CB.
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