Not a review and nor can it be. The radio is different than EU version. Weather channels, fast scan, 6 pin mike and sturdy controls it is a President (Vietnam Made) with Murata that i have been loaned via dealer J. And i thank him for the kindness he has shown me.
He is worried about loaning it me, and me.. Well guess my ass gets kicked too somehow.
So the serious side, this is one of two releases in the USA currently with the Johnson II USA 12/24v the other. Quality is well made, Uniden, good easy to read display, strong tolerance of the channel change so works well and is strong. ASC opens and closes just like on all the radios, audio is strong, sharp and clear. Not any sign of dullness on the audio. I guess as many change mikes then with this radio you will need check the levels well. I have tried Astatic Teardrop and Sadelta MB4+ and to be fair the radio sounded on the returned audio better on the supplied electret microphone. Power cable unlike the EU versions comes fitted with a fairly good length of cable. It is not overly long, but sure is enough to connect to a cigarette lighter, battery or whatever you have in the vehicle you use or at home it is plenty of cable to connect to the power supply. On the back external speaker, PA and VOX Mike socket.
We have all seen the new radios but this one although new from the inside out gives the old style of AM in the late 70’s where you sit around it and listen for what you could hear. The technology has changed leaps and bounds but the passion for AM is still strong and flows through many a radio mans veins.
In Store $179.99 and is ROHS, long guarantee, plug n play for new users when used with the New York USA we looked at before.
– 40 channels AM
– Channel rotary switch
– Weather Alert
– Volume adjustment and ON/OFF
– Manual squelch and ASC (Automatic Squelch Control)
– Multi-functions LCD display
– Vox function (Hands free)
– ANL filter and HI-CUT
– RF Gain
– Priority channel memory
– F function key
– Beep Function
– Roger Beep
– Key locking
– Front microphone plug
– External loudspeaker jack
Weather Channels Are From: 162.400 MHz to 162.550 MHz
I cannot open this radio to show the insides as it is a loan piece, and i need return it in almost the same shape it arrived. Of course others will have videos online soon. Mine is a look, not a review, it is a press, scan, touch, listen and hear only. And of course conditions lowest when it arrives. It is here a few more days and will listen over the weekend for some voices.
To the friends in the USA who asked me to show them, this is it. I cannot guarantee you any videos from all the other released radios in the USA Series. This depends on many factors and the kindness of Dealer J and whether he can help me more. We know some Uniden radios made there way to the EU from the USA market and i cannot tell you if this will be the same with President radios. I guess not as they have EU market working well, but like with all things in the world where there is a will there will be a way of course.
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