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I have a rci 2980 I was told it will do 50watts but with the variable power turned all the way up I'm barely getting 20watts. Does anyone know the number of the pod to turn the power up. (Need help please thank you very much)

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Probably has MOSFET transistors in it and you cannot do a lot with those and they are easy to blow out if you set them wrong.

Posted on Jan 06, 2022

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SOURCE: radio has no modulation

probably a final is out.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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SOURCE: need wireing diagram for a rci 2980 to tug8 mic

Here is what I have: If the Tug 8 is a 4 wire cable,1/shield 2/white 3/red 4/black 5/N/C 6/N/C
If the TUG 8 is 6 wire cable,1/shield & blue 2/white 3/red 4/black 5/N/C 6/N/C .The reason I gave two diagrams is I can never remember if the 8 or the 9 is 4 wire cable.Also if your radio keys up when you plug mic in reverse the black and red.Good Luck and take care!


Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: does anyone know the pod too turn for lowering the watts

You have to adjust the high key first so make sure you're rf power is on high, hope you have a meter set it on the 20 watt scale, key up and turn vr 13
located in back of radio infront of where you're coax connector is until it keys around 12 watts, thats where most connex 33hp should be set,now go to low power and key adjust vr 16 right net to the otherone down to about 3 watts, now you can drive a liners. Mod is Vr 2 right below them two. whistle in mic and turn to get the mod you want.

Posted on Nov 21, 2009

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SOURCE: RCI-2980 NO MODULATION

Microphones are the most handled object with a CB radio and this is where it is most likely to find the problems. Basically a Galaxy radio in a base station box, and 3 out of ten develop problems, mostly power supply problems.
I would suspect the mic first. Best way is to use a different mic and see if the problem goes away. Next try the radio on an external DC supply or battery. Let me know what happens from there..... [email protected]

Posted on Feb 20, 2010

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Does anyone know how to open up mod on a galaxy

They are pots. Not pods. I hope you blow up your radio. CBers. Wanna be a big boy. Get a license.

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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