Galaxy DX-979 40 Channel AM/SSB Mobile CB Radio

Galaxy CB radios are designed with Features that a serious CB operator can appreciate and a new user can easily master. The radio functions are laid out in a driver friendly format essential for ease of use while keeping your eyes focused on the road ahead. Each knob or button controls its own task, minimizing the need to look at a display or cycle through multiple menus. Big radio Features in a smaller package set the DX-979F apart from the crowd. A big calibrated meter, front mic jack and sideband operation along with our backlit faceplate give this radio maximum bang for the buck. Galaxy DX-979F Features include: AM/SSB and PA Modes. Large, easy-to-read meter with: power output scale calibrated for AM and SSB. Modulation percentage scale for use on AM. Incoming signal strength scale indicates up to 60 dB over S9. SWR ratio scale. StarLite faceplate (all lettering is backlit in blue). Automatic SWR circuit (no complicated calibration procedure). High SWR alert circuit with warning LED. Talkback circuit with on/off switch and volume control. Variable power output control. Variable dimmer control. Noise Blanker and Automatic Noise Limiter circuits. Blue frequency and channel LEDs with blue meter lamp. Mid-sized chassis with front mic jack. Clarifier control. Blue/Red LED indicator for RX/TX. Receive (RF) gain control. Mic gain control. Rear jacks for external speaker and public address use. Two year Limited Warranty. Dimensions:7-1/4″W x 9″D x 2-3/16″H (Can slide into a 7-1/2″ x 2-1/4″ opening) (Depth does not include knobs or antenna connector). Radio weight with microphone: 4.1 pounds. Shipping weight: 5.6 pounds. What’s in the box beside the radio: Handheld microphone, radio mounting bracket and microphone mounting hardware, power cord, owner’s manual.

Product Features

  • Medium sized chassis with front mic jack allows for installation in tight quarters (7-1/2″ wide opening)
  • Star Lite faceplate makes all lettering glow in the dark
  • Large, easy-to-read meter with scales for power output, modulation, SWR and incoming signal
  • Two-digit channel display with large blue digits, variable power output control, variable talkback circuit with on/off switch, Automatic SWR circuit and an SWR alert LED, variable dimmer control
  • Rear connector for accessory Galaxy six-digit frequency counter (purchased separately – not included)f

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2 Responses to Galaxy DX-979 40 Channel AM/SSB Mobile CB Radio

  1. Anonymous says:

    Galaxy Quality Control Problems, BUY THE PRESIDENT McKINLEY CB RADIO INSTEAD! **Just received it. Amazon Rocks.First Look: Well packed, Plenty shock absorbing material. Fast shipping and courteous Amazon delivery.Upon opening box, all accessories are well wrapped and ready to hook up, with minimum fuss and no hazardous material. Installation was a pleasure.Operation: Simply put, it does everything I want out of a CB radio. It can be extra tuned for top reception but the amout of use does not justify the high cost of…

  2. Anonymous says:

    Purchased this radio because it was a smaller size than the DX-949 and also had a front mic plug and cool blue lighting. Needed the smaller size for my truck. Had the radio for 1 week using temporarily as a base station until I could install in my truck. After using 3 times the receive started becoming garbled and the transmit worked intermittently. Finally the transmit stopped working altogether. I really liked the looks of this radio, it received great and got great reports on transmit…