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PostSubject: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeSun Mar 15, 2020 9:03 pm

thanks for alocating my call sign im considering buying a crt ss6900 whats every ones thought forgive me if iv put this on the wrong forum page im in west cumbria --26-CT-3385

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3239 , Jolly Roger 272, 26-TG-987 , 26-RB-060 , 26-CO-3239
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Equipment Used : Icom IC 7610, Stryker sr955hpc, Colt Excalibur SSB, President GrantII JacksonII McKinley EU, CRTSS6900N,CRTSS9900, KPO DX5000 Plus, Cobra 148 GTL-DX MK2, Cobra 2000 GTL, Zetagi B550p, Bremi BRL200, RM KL200P, KL203P, KL703, Sirio 4000, Sirio 3000 Bull, Stryker SR-A10, Antron99 Fire up , Hawkins Thunderbolt SSD58+ , Sirio 827, KPO NM532-KPO NM452- Astatic 575M6 Astatic D104 Silver Eagle, , Uniden and AOR scanner
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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeMon Mar 16, 2020 7:48 am

Hi John, perfectly serviceable entry level radio that will do everything you need out of the box.
Just remember to bin the mic as the stock one is garbage, put a power mic on it and it will serve you well.
73s
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Equipment Used : CTR SS6900 cobra 29 ltd st Fidelity CB 3000FM Ham international multimode 2 Imax 2000
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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeMon Mar 16, 2020 8:12 am

Great radio mate just swap the mic

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Equipment Used : Uniden 200. SS6900N, Yaesu FT8900, Alinco DX77E, Alinco DX70

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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeWed Apr 21, 2021 7:40 pm

I use the KPO 532 on mine and its superb, always get good audio reports on FM AM & SSB.

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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 12:56 am

Good radio, I have two of them. But both of them have developed the standard fault of the channel selector skipping channels. Consider getting 7900 or AT5555N. They don't cost a lot more and are better in many ways, for example a clarifier which doesn't move in notches and cut out the audio with every adjustment.

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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeWed May 05, 2021 11:53 am

Hi John i also have two a v3 and v4  had no problems at all ,mic i have changed cobra m75 and a desk mick delta  electronics m2 Amplified desk microphone radio set at 32 on mic gain . enjoy

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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeFri May 07, 2021 8:31 pm

I've got a 6900n and a cre8900 both good radios happy I bought the 6900, the cre has a hyperactive signal meter so have to roll the RF gain back slightly but yeah I like both... I would like a 9900 but do many reports about the heat sink getting ridiculously hot

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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeThu Jul 22, 2021 6:35 pm

I just sold my Magnum 257 and got an SS9900, wanted it for Mobile and it has an extra woomph of 60 watts PEP on SSB.  Is the stock mic really that bad, not used it yet gonna install tomorrow, had to do some programming this AM as wanted to ensure 10m,11m, & 12m were all put in properly. Hope to be out High peaking with it Saturday??
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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeMon Jul 26, 2021 12:35 pm

9900 are good radios just get warm if used on full power especially on FM , the mic on it is ok it's better than the 6900 mic but you can change it easy enough

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Equipment Used : Midland Alan 88s + crt 9900+5/8 gain master
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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeMon Jul 26, 2021 5:54 pm

no problem's with the 9900 mics,v4 onwards IMO
regards
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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeMon Jul 26, 2021 8:46 pm

I have a 6900 and a 9900 .. I run Astatic Road Devils on them

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Equipment Used : CRT SS6900N, RTL-SDR Blog V3, Baofeng UV5R-3.

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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeWed Sep 15, 2021 10:44 am

TJS 26CT3029 wrote:
Great radio mate just swap the mic  

Take the mic apart and remove the foam.

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Equipment Used : CRT 9900,6900N,xenon. 3 element yagi,Sigma Eurocomm AmPro and other bits and pieces

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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeWed Sep 15, 2021 1:53 pm

I changed the mic on my 6900N from the stock mic to a K-PO DMC 110 p6 with not much difference in audio reports.Then advised to try the K-KO cheap coffin mic and all I can say is what a difference a £15 mic can make,unbelievable to be honest.
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PostSubject: Re: CRT SS6900   CRT SS6900 Icon_minitimeWed Sep 15, 2021 10:09 pm

I use the stock mic with foam removed on mine and have had many good reports. I think I've got lucky and the cheapy mic just suits my voice. Mic gain on radio set high, but not to maximum. The channel up down buttons on the mic save wear on the radio channel selector too Smile

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