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Frequencies I just received my new Connex 4600 Turbo. What is the AM & FM mode for and can I receive the 40 CB channels? What band are they on? Doug

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I have a 4600 connex and if i turn the mic gain all the way up i get alot of modulation.can someone tell me how to fix that?

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I just got my connex 4600turbo and wonder if my w900kenworth truck cb conection will work for hook up?? The wire going to it looks like no12 wire.

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The first answer is the best answer. If your not sure what you are doing, don't do it. It could be a very expensive excercise for you!

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Man, honestly if you don't know this stuff then you probably shouldnt have this radio yet because you're liable to screw it up. The power these put out, if your antenna is off match you will destroy this radio. Get to a good cb shop and have them check your setup out. And keep your RF power control around 11 o clock to get the most audio out of your radio, if you keep the rf power all the way up, you will have too high a dead key and you will have horrible modulation.

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B, has this connex been "converted" yet? The FM mode is used quite a bit over in Europe, not so much in the US. We use the AM side and SSB here. If it's been converted, then the correct band for the regular 40 ch. would be D band. If you bought this radio "stock" in the box, then no you won't receive the CB channels. Hope this helps you,, let us know,, Mechanic

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