29 July 2018

Chippenham Radio Rally 29/07/2018


A short video from today's Chippenham Radio Rally....

24 July 2018

NEW - President McKinley EU

So the long awaited and much rumoured President McKinley EU has officially been announced by President.

Just as we all thought that President had forgotten how to make SSB radios this little beauty comes along... 

First talked about on the blog in December 2016 (LINK) many thought this day would never come. 

21 July 2018

17 July 2018

Southern And South East PMR Net (UK)

Information from Michael on Facebook regarding the weekly PMR Net in Southern UK....

The net is chaired by Mr Ray (CT2290) every Monday evening from 20:00 onwards. Located around East & West Sussex, we do get stations call in from all over the south, from London & Kent all the way down to Hampshire & Berkshire. Further, if conditions allow!
So if you're free on a Monday evening and would like test out your PMR radio or maybe a new antenna build then please do give a shout in.
We are a friendly bunch and we do give people a chance to work everyone.

Channel 8 PMR - 446.09375mhz
Monday Nights - 20:00 - 22:00 UK Time (and later if needed)

See you there!


This PMR Net has been running for quite some time and has proved very popular so why not listen in and see if you can hear anyone?

AND don't forget the upcoming PMR DX Weekend in August....

13 July 2018

President Bill Comes to the USA/Canada

News from the President Electronics USA Facebook page is that the President Bill will be available in the USA and Canada from the end of August this year. 

They'll have to lock out the multi-norm channels and the FM mode of course, leaving it as a standard 40 channel AM radio....... 😁

12 July 2018

President Bill - Videos

A couple of short videos showing the President Bill CB radio in action....

Video:YouTube/ARTERO Statii Radio CB

The President Bill is available now, priced at around £90-£100 in the UK.

  • 40 channels AM / FM
  • 12 V
  • USB 5V / 2.1A
  • Up/down channel selector
  • Volume adjustment and ON/OFF
  • Manual squelch and ASC
  • Multi-functions LCD display
  • S-meter
  • ANL filter, NB, HI-CUT 
  • Beep Function
  • Roger Beep
  • TOT (Time out timer)
  • Front microphone plug
  • Microphone Electret or Dynamic
  • External speaker jack

11 July 2018

President Bill + CRT XENON @ Knights Soon

The image says it all really, Knights are expecting the President Bill soon! Priced at £89.50

Mind you, Thursday is the 12th.....


Also expected in the next few days is the CRT XENON priced at £65

9 July 2018

CRT Xenon Available NOW

CRT have announced that their Xenon CB radio is now available and should be with dealers in the next few days. Priced at €75 (£66 at current euro/pound rate) you certainly get plenty for your money....

3 July 2018

Real or Fake - Nagoya NA-771

Video:YouTube/Mike 26CT1074

One of the most popular replacement antennas for you little handy is the Nagoya NA-771 but there are lots of fakes out there so here's some information as to how to tell which is real and which is fake....