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Mobile CB Radio

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AM/SSB Mobile Radio

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This virtually the same chassis as the popular DX-959 except without the frequency display and a much smaller chassis.

YES this is the new version with:

  •  MOSFET final
  •  BLUE channel display
  •  BLUE meter light.



  • BLUE Channel display
  • BLUE meter light
  • Starlite Faceplate
  • New Smaller Chassis
    7.25"W x 2.25H
  • Front panel mic Jack
  • Large, easy-to-read meter with 4 scales:
    1. "S" Meter indicates up to 60 dB over S9
    2. Modulation Percentage Scale
    3. Power Scale
    4. SWR Scale
  • Automatic SWR Circuit (no complicated calibration procedure)
  • "Talkback" Circuit with Volume Control
  • Variable Power Output Control
  • Two Year Warranty as explained below:

Additional Features:

  • Pre-wired for FC 347 Frequency Counter
  • Noise Blanker and Automatic Noise Limiter
  • LED Indicator for RX/TX
  • LED Channel Indicator
  • Dimmer Control
  • Receive Gain Control
  • Mic Gain Control



Tune-up Reports from the BellsCB:
This is a playlist and has multiple videos of the DX-979.

 (notice the   button to change to the next video)









Warranty Information

... DX-979 AM/SSB CB radio ... $159.50

Galaxy DX-979 PRO-RFX

Optional Accessories

 Tune-up. 30 W peak power (perform a tune-up to radio to increase power, audio and performance)  AM carrier 1~6 watts and 28-33 watts peak power. $25
 RFX-150 Final. (perform a tune-up to the radio.  Increase power, audio and performance and a completely new final section consisting of even higher power MOSFETs) AM carrier 35 watts and 125+ watts peak power. $165
Perform Receiver improvement mods.
(These mods replace key RX parts for better sensitivity and lower noise)
 Tune-up and frequency conversion. OPTION #1(Install extra channels with switches in back of radio and tune up radios output)


 Tune-up and frequency conversion. OPTION #2
(Install a Lescomm 120 channel kit and tune-up)


Slider Option
 Clarifier "Slider" conversion.
(Modify the Clarifier to control TX and RX frequency. This mod is an add-on to the two frequency conversion mods listed above and if done separately will cost $35)

 Turner RK-56 Noise Canceling microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug)

 Astatic 636L Noise Canceling microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug)

 Astatic D104-M6b Amplified microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug and a battery installed)
 Astatic RD104-E Amplified microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug and a battery installed)
 Install an Echo board. (BACK or SIDE)
(wired internal to the radio with dual controls on the side or back to control speed and echo effects)
 Install an Echo board. (Front)
(with dual controls on the front in the Talkback location. Talkback control is cut free of the clarifier board and moved to the side.)
 Install a Roger Beep switch.
(wired inside the radio with a switch for on/off in back to give you control of the secret roger beep already inside your radio)

Sound Byte link

 Install a Noise toy
(wired inside the radio with a switch or pushbutton to trigger any 18 second sound byte you want)

Sound Byte link

 Install a Noise toy as a background theme music
(wired inside the radio with a switch to play any background music at very low volume so you can talk over it.)
 Add a Small External Speaker
(plugs into back of the radio for improved sound)
 Add a Large External Speaker
(plugs into back of the radio for improved sound)


Install Nitro Knobs with dimmer control integration circuit built so it dims with the factory adjustment. 6 Knob set parts and labor.




Channels 40
Frequency Range 26.965 ~ 27.405 MHz
Emission AM/USB/LSB
Frequency Control Phase-Lock-Loop (PLL) Synthesizer
Frequency Stability 0.001%
Temperature Range -30C to +50C
Antenna Impedance 50 Ohms
Antenna Connectors Standard SO-239 type
Input Voltage 13.8V DC
Size 7 1/4 (W) x 9 (D) x 2 1/4 (H)

3.5 lbs

RF Power Output
Factory settings:
AM .8 - 3.5W 12W peak;

After a Tune-up:
AM 1 - 5W 30W peak;
USB/LSB 15 - 25W PEP

Spurious Emission > -60 dB
Unwanted Sideband -50 dB
Audio Distortion < 5%
Frequency Response

300 to 2500 Hz

Microphone  Dynamic
Sensitivity for 10 dB (S+N)/N AM < 0.5 uV ; USB/LSB: < 0.25 uV
Squelch Sensitivity

 < 0.5 uV


Selectivity  > -50 dB
Image Rejection > 60 dB
Hum & Noise > -40 dB
AGC Figure of Merit 50 mV for 10 dB Change in Audio Output
Audio Power Output 2.5W @ 10% Distortion
Audio Response  300 to 2500 Hz
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BellsCB Radio, 5051 NE 12th Avenue, Oakland Park, Florida. 33334   (954)771-8161