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Cobra 19 DX IV CAMO Owner's Manual

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Our Thanks, The CB Story,  

and Customer Assistance

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Thank you for purchasing the Cobra 19 DX IV CAMO CB Radio 

Transceiver. Properly used, this Cobra product will give  

you many years of reliable service.
The Citizens Band Story

The Citizens Band lies between the shortwave broadcast and 10-meter amateur radio 
bands, and was established by law in 1949. The Class D two-way communications service 
was opened in 1959. (CB also includes a Class A citizens band and Class C remote control 
frequencies.)

Customer Assistance

Should you encounter any problems with this product, or not understand  
its many features, please refer to this owner’s manual. If you require further  
assistance after reading this manual, Cobra Electronics offers the following  
customer assistance services:

For Assistance in the U.S.A. 

Automated Help Desk

 English only. 

24 hours a day, 7 days a week 773-889-3087 (phone).

Customer Assistance Operators

 English and Spanish. 

8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central Time, Mon. through Fri. (except holidays) 773-889-3087 (phone).

Questions

 English and Spanish. 

Faxes can be received at 773-622-2269 (fax).

Technical Assistance

 English only. 

www.cobra.com (on-line: Frequently Asked Questions). 
English and Spanish. productinfo@cobra.com (e-mail).

For Assistance Outside the U.S.A.

Contact Your Local Dealer

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©2013 Cobra

®

 Electronics Corporation 

6500 West Cortland Street 

Chicago, Illinois 60707 USA

www.cobra.com

MOBILE RADIO

19 DX IV CAMO

Printed in the Philippines 

Part No. 480-898-P

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Product Features and  

FCC Regulations

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Channel 9/ 

NOR/Channel 19  

Button

CB/PA 

Button

On-Off/ 

Volume Knob

Squelch/ 

RF Gain Knob

Channel  

Selector Knob

Microphone 

Connector

TX Indicator 

Icon

S/RF  

Power Meter

LCD Channel 

Display

Antenna 

Connector

External 

Speaker Jack

Public  

Address Jack

Power Connection

Optional Accessories 

You can find quality Cobra products and accessories at  
your local Cobra dealer, or in the U.S.A., you can order  
directly from Cobra.

Ordering from U.S.A.

Call 773-889-3087 for pricing or visit www.cobra.com.

For credit card orders,

 complete and return this order  

form to fax number 773-622-2269. Or call 773-889-3087 (Press 1 
from the main menu) 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central Time,  
Monday through Friday.

Make check or money order payable to:   

Cobra Electronics, Attn: Accessories Dept. 
6500 West Cortland Street, Chicago, IL 60707 USA

To order online,

 please visit our website: www.cobra.com

Product Features 

Product Features 

Features

•  40 CB Radio  

Channels

•   Instant  

Channels 9/19 
NOR

•  PA System
•  Compact  

Size

•  Dynamic  

Microphone

•  Nine Foot  

Microphone  
Cord

•  Front Panel  

Microphone  
Connector

•  RF Gain

FCC Regulations 

FCC Regulations

FCC regulations permit only “transmission” (one-party to another) rather than  

“broadcast” (to a wide audience). Thus, advertising is not allowed on CB channels  

because that is “broadcasting”.

FCC Warnings

All transmitter adjustments other than those supplied by the manufacturer as front  

panel operating controls, must be made by, or under the supervision of, the holder  

of an FCC-issued general Radio-Telephone Operator’s License.
Replacement or substitution of transistors, regular di odes or other parts of a unique  

nature, with parts other than those recommended by Cobra, may cause violation of  

the tech ni cal regulations of Part 95 of the FCC Rules, or violation of Type Acceptance 

requirements of Part 2 of the Rules.
You should read and understand Part 95 (included with this unit) of the FCC Rules  

and Regulations, before operating your Cobra radio, even though the FCC no longer  

requires you to obtain an operator’s license.

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TX

Audio

Shield

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Talk  

Button

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Contents

Introduction

Our Thanks to You ....................................................................................  A1

The Citizens Band Story ............................................................................  A1

Customer Assistance ................................................................................  A1

Product Features.......................................................................................  A2

FCC Regulations .......................................................................................  A3

Warnings ....................................................................................................  2

Included in this Package .............................................................................  2

Installation and Start-Up

Mounting and Connections .........................................................................  3

Operating Your Mobile Radio

Operation ....................................................................................................  4

Antenna Connector .................................................................................  4

External Speaker ....................................................................................  4

Public Address (PA) ................................................................................  4

Power ....................................................................................................  4

Turning on Your Mobile Radio ................................................................  5

CB Antenna ............................................................................................  5

Microphone Connector ...........................................................................  5

Squelch ..................................................................................................  6

RF Gain ..................................................................................................  6

Selecting a Channel ...............................................................................  7

Channel 9/NOR/Channel 19 ....................................................................  7

CB/PA .....................................................................................................  7

S/RF Power Meter ..................................................................................  7

TX Indicator LED .....................................................................................  7

Ignition Noise Interference ......................................................................  8

Temporary Mobile Operation ..................................................................  8

Operating Procedure to Receive .............................................................  9

Operating Procedure to Transmit ............................................................  9

Maintenance/Adjustment ..........................................................................  10

Frequency Ranges ....................................................................................  11

Specifications ...........................................................................................  12

Warranty

Limited One-Year Warranty .......................................................................  13

Customer Assistance

Product Service ........................................................................................  14

Accessories ..............................................................................................  16

Optional Accessories and Ordering Info ....................................................  17

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Included in this Package 

You should find all of the following items in this package:

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Mounting and Connections 

Select a location for the transceiver and microphone bracket that is con ve nient for 
operation. In automobiles, the transceiver is usually mounted to the underneath of the 
dash panel, with the microphone bracket beside it.

 A universal mounting bracket is supplied along with self tap-
ping screws and star washers. The transceiver is held in the 
universal mounting bracket by two thumb screws, permitting 
adjustment at the most con ve nient angle.

To mount and connect your transceiver:
1.

  Hold the radio with mounting bracket in the exact 

location desired. Remove the mounting bracket  
and use it as a template to mark the location for  
the mounting screws.

2.

  Drill necessary holes and secure mounting  

bracket in lo ca tion. 

3.

  Connect the antenna cable plug to the re cep ta cle 

marked “ANT” on the back of the unit.

4.

  Connect the red lead of the DC power cord  

to an accessory 12 volt fuse.

5.

  Connect the black lead to the negative side  

of the au to mo bile. This is usually the chassis.  
Any con ve nient location with good electrical  
contact (remove paint) may be used.

 

 

NOTE 

  

 

Before installing the CB radio, visually check the ve hi-
cle battery connections to determine which battery 
ter mi nal, positive or negative (positive is the larger of 
the two) is grounded to the engine block (or chassis). 

6.

  Mount the microphone bracket on right side  

of the transceiver or near it using two screws supplied. 
When mount ing in an automobile,  
place the bracket under the dash so the  
microphone is readily accessible.

7.

  Attach the four pin microphone cable to receptacle  

on front of unit and install unit in bracket securely.

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Operating Manual

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REPLACEMENT WARNING

Replacement or substitution of certain parts with re place ments other than those recommended by 

Cobra may be a violation of the technical regulations of Part 95  

of the FCC rules, or of Type Acceptance requirements of Part 2 of those rules.
When making adjustments, be sure to re-read applicable portions of this instruction manual to make 

certain you are following correct procedure and that the radio was prop er ly installed.

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A FEW RULES THAT SHOULD BE OBEYED

1.

  You are not allowed to carry on a conversation with another station for more than five minutes at a 

time without taking a one-minute break to give others a chance to use the channel.

2.

  You are not allowed to blast others off the air by overpowering them with illegally amplified 

transmitter power or illegally high antennas.

3.

 You are not allowed to use CB to promote illegal activities.

4.

 You are not allowed to use profanity.

5.

 You may not play music in your CB.

6.

 You may not use your CB to sell merchandise or pro fes sion al service.

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CHANNEL 9 EMERGENCY MESSAGES

Use Channel 9 for emergency mes sag es only. The FCC gives the following examples  

of permitted and pro hib it ed types of communications for use on Channel 9. These are guidelines 

and are not intended to be all-inclusive.

Permitted:

 “ A tornado sighted six miles of town.”

Not Permitted:

 “ This is observation post number 10. No tornado sighted.”

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Turning on Your Mobile Radio

 Turn the 

On-Off/Volume

 knob clockwise to turn  

the power 

on

 and set the desired listening volume.

CB Antenna

 Only a properly matched 

Antenna

 system will  

allow maximum power output. In mobile installations 
(cars, trucks, boats, etc.), an 

Antenna

 system that is non-

directional should be used. When installed in a boat, the 
transceiver will not operate at maximum efficiency without 
a ground plate unless the vessel  
has a steel hull. Before installing the transceiver  
in a boat, consult your dealer for information  
regarding an adequate grounding system.

  

NOTE 

  

 Cobra load ed-type antenna models HGA 1000 
and HGA 1500 are highly rec om mend ed for most 
installations. Consult your Cobra dealer for further 
details (or see order info on page 16).

  

 

 Three-way combination antennas are available which 
allow op er a tion of all three bands (AM-FM and CB), 
using a single antenna. However, use  
of this type of antenna usually results in less  
than normal transmit and receive range when  
com pared to a standard-type “Single Band” antenna 
designed for CB only.

Microphone Connector

 Allows for convenient removal of the 

Microphone

 plug 

when storage is required. The 

Microphone

 MUST be 

connected to the unit at all times, when in use, for  
proper operation.

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Antenna Connector

 This female 

Connector

 on the rear panel permits 

connection of the transmission line cable male  
con nec tor to the transceiver.

External Speaker

 The external speaker jack on the rear panel is used  
for an 

External Speaker

. The external speaker should have 

8-ohm impedance and be rated to handle at  
least 4.0 watts. When the external speaker is plugged in, 
the internal speaker is automatically disconnected.

  

NOTE

 

  

 Cobra external speakers are rated 15 watts.

Public Address (PA)

 An external 

PA

 speaker may be connected  

to the 

PA

 speaker jack when used as a public  

address system. The speaker should be directed  
away from the microphone to prevent acoustic  
feed-back. Physical separation or isolation of  
the microphone and speaker must be employed  
when operating the 

PA

 at high output levels.

Power

 These wires supply 

Power

 to the CB radio.  

This cable is permanently attached to the radio.  
If you wish to remove the radio after installation,  
dis con nect at fuse holder and ground connector.

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Selecting a Channel

 Rotate the 

Channel

 knob clockwise  

until desired channel is displayed.

 

 

Channel 9/NOR/Channel 19

  

 Set 

CH 9

 to obtain instant access  

to the emergency channel. 
 Set 

NOR

 position to use the channel knob  

to choose any of the 40 channels.
 Set 

CH 19

 to obtain instant access to  

the information and calling channel.

CB/PA

 In the 

CB

 position, the 

PA

 function is disabled  

and the unit will transmit and receive on the  
selected channel. The 

PA

 function should not  

be used unless a 

PA

 speaker is connected. In the  

PA

 position, the transmit function is disabled and  

the microphone output will go only to the 

PA

 speaker.

S/RF Power Meter

 Shows relative transmitter 

RF

 output power  

and input signal strength when receiving.  
The Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) segments  
increase with signal strength.

TX Indicator

 The 

TX Indicator

 will light when in the  

transmit mode. “Busy” will appear when  
there is an incoming signal.

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Squelch

This control is used to cut 

off

 or elim i nate receiver background noise in the absence of an 

incoming signal. Adjust until the receiver noise disappears. This will require the incoming 
signal to be slightly stronger than average receiver noise. Further clockwise rotation will 
increase the threshold level which a signal must overcome in order to be heard. Only 
strong signals will be heard at a maximum clockwise setting.

Squelch

 is the “control gate” for incoming signals.

To squelch your radio:
1.

  Full clockwise rotation closes the gate,  

allowing only very strong signals to enter.

2.

  Full counterclockwise rotation opens  

the “gate,” allowing all signals in.

3.

  To achieve the Desired Squelch Setting (DSS),  

turn the 

Squelch

 control counterclockwise until  

you hear noise. Now turn the control clockwise  
just until the noise stops. This is the DSS setting.

RF Gain

This control is used to adjust receiver sensitivity. Maximum sensitivity allows  
weak signals to be received. However, very strong signals (such as from a nearby 
transmitter) can cause distortion at that setting. Adjust until the distortion disappears.
Reducing the receiver’s 

RF Gain

 eliminates distortion from very strong incoming signals.

To set RF Gain:
1. 

 Full counterclockwise rotation minimizes  
gain for maximum distortion control.

2.

  To achieve the desired level of distortion control, turn 

the 

RF Gain

 knob counterclockwise until  

the distortion is eliminated.

3.

  After moving away from the strong signal,  

turn the 

RF Gain

 knob fully clockwise to  

receive all possible signals.

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Gate Closed

Strong Signals
Medium Signals
Weak Signals
Noise

Gate Open

Strong Signals
Medium Signals
Weak Signals
Noise

Desired Squelch Setting (DSS)

Strong Signals
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Operating Procedure to Receive

Be sure that power cord, antenna and microphone  
are connected to the proper connectors before proceeding 
further. The 

CB/PA

 switch should be  

in the CB position.

To receive:
1.

  Turn the radio 

on

 by rotating the  

On-Off/Volume 

knob clockwise.

  

2.

  Rotate the 

Squelch/RF Gain

 knob  

counterclockwise until incoming  
signal is heard.

  

3.

  Select the desired channel.

  

4.

  Set the 

On-Off/Volume

 knob and the  

Squelch/RF Gain

 knob to a comfortable  

listening level.

Operating Procedure to Transmit

 Be sure the antenna is properly connected to the radio before transmitting. Prolonged 
transmitting without an antenna, or with a poorly matched  
antenna, could cause damage to the transmitter.

  

To transmit:

  

1.

  Select the desired channel.

  

2.

  The receiver and transmitter are controlled by  

the 

Press-to-Talk

 switch on the microphone.  

Press the switch and the transmitter is activated; release 
switch to receive. When transmitting  
(on a clear channel), hold the microphone  
two inches from the mouth and speak clearly  
in a normal voice.

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Ignition Noise Interference

Use of a mobile receiver at low signal levels is normally limited by the presence  
of electrical noise. Under most operating conditions, when signal level is adequate,  
the background noise does not present a serious problem. Also, when extremely  
low level signals are being received, the transceiver may be operated with vehicle engine 
turned off. The unit requires very little current and therefore will not significantly discharge 
the vehicle battery.
Even though this radio has an automatic noise limiter, in some installations  
ignition interference may be high enough to make good communications  
impossible. Consult your authorized Cobra dealer or a two-way radio technician  
for help in locating and correcting the source of severe noise.

Temporary Mobile Operation

For 

Temporary Mobile Operation

, you may want to purchase an additional cigarette 

lighter adapter from your Cobra dealer. This adapter and a magnetic mount antenna allow 
you to quickly “install” your transceiver for temporary use.

  

NOTE 

  

 Red Wire

 is connected to positive side  

of socket center tip. 

Black Wire

 is connected  

to negative side contacts.

  

 Radio resets to CH 9 when connected to  
cigarette lighter plug.

  

 When using the unit with cigarette adapter,  
turn 

off

 when not in use to avoid draining  

the battery.

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ANT

13.8V DC

PA

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Frequency Ranges

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Maintenance/Adjustment

CB 

 Channel Frequency

Channel 

in MHz

26.965

26.975

26.985

27.005

27.015

27.025

27.035

27.055

27.065

10 

27.075

11 

27.085

12 

27.105

13 

27.115

14 

27.125

15 

27.135

16 

27.155

17 

27.165

18 

27.175

19 

27.185

20 

27.205

CB 

 Channel Frequency

Channel 

in MHz

21 

27.215

22 

27.225

23 

27.255

24 

27.235

25 

27.245

26 

27.265

27 

27.275

28 

27.285

29 

27.295

30 

27.305

31 

27.315

32 

27.325

33 

27.335

34 

27.345

35 

27.355

36 

27.365

37 

27.375

38 

27.385

39 

27.395

40 

27.405

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The Cobra 19 DX IV CAMO transceiver represents one of the most ad vanced AM  
two-way radios for use as a Class D station in the Citizens Radio Service.  
This unit features advanced Phase Lock Loop (PLL) circuitry providing  
complete cov er age of all 40 CB chan nels.

Maintenance/Adjustment 

Your Cobra CB transceiver is specifically designed for the environment encountered in 
mobile installations. The use of all solid state circuitry and its light weight result  
in high reliability. Should a failure occur, however, review the following, then if necessary, 
replace parts only with identical parts. Do not substitute.

1.

  Check connections to the source of power  

and make sure it is the 13.8 VDC required  
to operate your radio.

2.

  Check the fuses in the DC power cord.  

The main power lead (red) has a two amp  
3AG type fuse in its holder. Use only the  
above specified type and size fuse for  
maximum protection. Failure to do so  
will void the warranty.

3.

  Make certain the microphone is properly  

plugged in.

4.

  Make certain the antenna is properly  

assembled and connected.

 If you are unable to correct the problem,  
refer to product service on page 14 for  
the correct procedure for warranty and  
post-warranty service from Cobra.

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Check Power Source

Check Fuses in DC Power Cord

Check Microphone Connection

Check Antenna Connection

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Specifications

Specifications 

General

Channels 

CB – 40 CH 

Frequency Range 

CB – 26.965 to 27.405 MHZ

Frequency Tolerance 

0.005 %

Frequency Control  

 PLL (Phase Lock Loop) Synthesizer

Operating Temperature Range 

-30° C TO + 65° C

Microphone 

Plug-in dynamic

Input Voltage  

 13.8VDC nom. (negative ground)

Current Drain 

 Transmit: AM full mod., 1.4A (maximum) 
Receive: Squelched, 0.9 A; 
full audio output, 1.2A (nominal)

Size 

6

7

8

” D x 6

3

4

” W x 1

7

8

” H

Weight 

3.25 lbs.

Antenna Connector 

UHF; SO-239

Meter 

 LCD’s; indicates relative power  
output and received signal strength

Transmitter

Power Output 

4 watts

Modulation 

AM (Amplitude Modulation)

Frequency Response 

300 to 3000 Hz

Output Impedance 

50 ohms, unbalanced

Receiver

Sensitivity 

Less than 1 µV for 10dB (S+N)

Selectivity 

6 dB @ 7 KHz, 60 dB @ 10KHz

Image Rejection 

60 dB, typical

Adjacent-Channel Rejection 

50 dB, typical

Automatic Noise Limiter 

Built-in

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Warranty and Trademark 

Acknowledgement

Limited One-Year Warranty 

For Products Purchased in the U.S.A.

Cobra Electronics Corporation warrants that its Cobra CB radios, and the component parts 
thereof, will be free of defects in workmanship and materials for a period of one year from 
the date of first consumer purchase. This warranty may be enforced by the first consumer 
purchaser, provided that the product is utilized within the U.S.A. 
Cobra will, without charge, repair or replace, at its option, defective CB radios, products or 
component parts upon delivery to the Cobra Factory Service department, accompanied by 
proof of the date of first consumer purchase, such as a duplicated copy of a sales receipt. 
You must pay any initial shipping charges required to ship the product for warranty 
service, but the return charges will be at Cobra’s expense, if the product is repaired or 
replaced under warranty. 
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which 
may vary from state to state.

Exclusions: This limited warranty does not apply:

 1) To any product damaged  

by accident; 2) In the event of misuse or abuse of the product or as a result of 
unauthorized alterations or repairs; 3) If the serial number has been altered,  
defaced or removed; 4) If the owner of the product resides outside the U.S.A.
All implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular 
purpose are limited in duration to the length of this warranty. Cobra  
shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or other damages; including, without 
limitation, damages resulting from loss of use or cost of installation. 
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts and/or do not 
allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,  
so the above limitations may not apply to you.

For Products Purchased Outside the U.S.A.

Please contact your local dealer for warranty information.

Trademark Acknowledgement  

Cobra

®

, Nothing Comes Close to a Cobra

®

 and the snake design are registered trademarks 

of Cobra Electronics Corporation, USA. Cobra Electronics Corporation™ is a trademark of 
Cobra Electronics Corporation, USA.
Realtree

®

 AP-XTRA Camouflage Design ©2012 of Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, LTD.,  

all rights reserved.

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Product Service 

If you have any questions about operation or installing your new  
Cobra product, or if you are missing parts… 

Please call Cobra first! DO NOT RETURN THIS PRODUCT TO THE STORE!  

See customer assistance on page A1.

For Products Purchased in the U.S.A.

If your product should require factory service, please call Cobra first before sending your 
radio. This will ensure the fastest turn-around time on your repair. You may be asked to 
send your radio to the Cobra factory. It will be necessary to furnish the following to have 
the product serviced and returned.

1.

  For warranty repair include some form of proof-of-purchase, such as a mechanical 

reproduction or carbon of a sales receipt. If you send the original receipt, it cannot be 
returned. 

2.

 Send the entire product. 

3.

  Enclose a description of what is happening with the radio. Include a typed  

or clearly printed name and address of where the radio is to be returned. 

4.

  Pack radio securely to prevent damage in transit. If possible, use the original packing 

material. 

5.

  Ship prepaid and insured by way of a traceable carrier such as  

United Parcel Service (UPS) or Priority Mail to avoid loss in  
transit to Cobra Factory Service, Cobra Electronics Corporation,  
6500 West Cortland Street, Chicago, Illinois 60707 U.S.A. 

6.

  If the radio is in warranty, upon receipt of your radio it will either be  

repaired or exchanged depending on the model. 

Please allow approximately three to four weeks before contacting Cobra  
for status. If the radio is out of warranty, a letter will automatically be sent informing you 
of the repair charge or replacement charge. If you have any questions, please call 773-
889-3087 for assistance.

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For Products Used in Canada

Industry Canada Notice

Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) this device may not cause 
interference, and 2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that 
may cause undesired operation of this device.

For Products Purchased Outside the U.S.A. or Canada

Please contact your local dealer for product service information.

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21” Base Loaded Magnet  

Mount Antenna

HG A1000 

$28.95

38” Base Loaded Magnet  

Mount Antenna

HG A1500 

$46.95

Dynamic  

External Speaker

HG S100 

$21.95

Noise Canceling  

External Speaker

HG S300 

$28.95

Noise Canceling With  

Talk Back External Speaker

HG S500 

$32.95

Accessories 

Four Pin Noise Canceling  

Microphone

HG M77 

$30.95

Four Pin Power  

Microphone 

HG M75 

 $25.95

Four Pin Replacement  

Dynamic Microphone

HG M73 

 $19.95

Four Pin Premium  

Noise-Cancelling Microphone

HG M84 

$74.95

Four Pin Premium Noise-

Cancelling Microphone 

HG M84W 

$74.95

Wood Grain

Replacement  

Microphone Bracket

741-080-9-001 

$0.45

Replacement  

Mounting Bracket

251-353-9-001 

$4.50

Replacement  

Thumb Screws

634-081-9-001 

$0.60

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