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Galaxy DX959 Hi, Can anyone tell me the maximum watts you can get out of a Galaxy DX959 if it is tuned & peaked. Thanks Jon

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Mine puts out only 13 watts am

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Hi, thanks for the info chiaflub67. I didnt think I could get much out of it. I bought it right for a spare. I usually run a galaxy 88 which does a great job. Thanks again for the info!!!
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The 959 is not one radio you can get alot of power out of possibly 25 watts if it is tuned properly

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