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AM/SSB Mobile CB Radio

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    The Texas Ranger TR-696FD1 is the latest in the line of "new circuit design" products by Ranger Communications, Inc. Built with ruggedness, durability and reliability in mind, this model will answer your needs for a high performance radio with both AM and SSB operation.

The TR-696F features a new Advanced Noise Filter Circuit for improved signal to noise ratio, providing high noise rejection capability that others just claim they have. This one works! You will instantly notice marginal signals pop in better when you turn on the switch and listen to your reception with a quieter signal. The Advanced Noise Filter circuit de-emphasizes the audio high frequency response in order to increase the signal-to-noise ratio of weak signals. This provides you with the ability to receive those marginal signals with much more clarity and understandability. Combined with the Noise Blanker and the Automatic Noise Limiter, this has to be the quietest mobile stations ever manufactured.

  • AM, USB, LSB Mode
  • Switch for Instant Access to Channel 19
  • Built-in 6 Digit Frequency Counter
  • Frequency Display On/Off Switch
  •  2 Digit Channel Indicator
  •  Dimmer Switch
  • PA/CB Switch
  • 2 Color Xmit/Rcv Indicator
  • Advanced Noise Filter Circuit Switch
  • Automatic Noise Limiter Switch
  • Illuminated S/RF/SWR Meter
  • S/RF/SWR Switch
  • Noise Blanker Switch
  • Adjustable Volume/Squelch Control
  • External PA Jack
  • External Speaker Jack
  • RF Gain/SWR/Cal Switch
  • RF Gain Control
  • Tone Switch
  • Clarifier Control
  • Mic Gain Control
  • Dynamic Mike Included
  • Built in Voltage Overload Protection
  • 2 Year Warranty







TR-696F Specifications


TR-696 F

 Frequency Range

26.965 - 27.405 MHz




40 CB

 Frequency Control

Phase-Locked-Loop Synthesizer

 Frequency Stability


 Operating Temperature Range

-30║ C to + 50║ C

 Input Voltage

13.8 Vdc

 Antenna Impedance

50 W

 Speaker Impedance

8 W

 Size (W x D x H)

7-7/8" x 9-1/4" x 2-1/8"


5 lb

 Shipping Weight

6 lb. 5 oz



 RF Power Output

4 Watts AM;  12 Watts PEP U/L SB

 Carrier Emission

Better than -55 db

 Spurious Emission

Better than -55 db

 Audio Distortion


 Frequency Response

300 to 2500 Hz





 Sensitivity for 10 dB SINAD

0.5 ÁV AM;7nbsp;  0.25 ÁV SSB

 Squelch Sensitivity

Adjustable (threshold less than 0.5 ÁV )

 Image Rejection

-65 dB

 Audio Power Output

2 Watts @ 10% Distortion

 AGC Figure of Merit

100 mV for 10 dB Change in Audio Output

 Audio Response

300 to 2500 Hz

 Clarifier Range

1.5 KHz ▒ 0.5 Hz

To read the review by Popular Communications Magazine, click here:  TR-696F Review 

The item most overlooked when ordering a custom radio is the microphone.  Your new tuned radio will NOT
sound great  with a stock mic on it  If your CB is more than a tool for work, you NEED to upgrade your microphone. 
My personal favorites are the Astatic 636L and RD104E.

If you place an order from outside the continental USA, we will calculate your actual shipping and send you a PayPal payment request.  We do NOT export Antennas or Base station radios.


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