About the Midland 75-822
Hit the road, Jack (and/or Jill)
Hit the road, Jack (and/or Jill)
This two-in-one CB radio is a versatile, reliable travel companion that's ready for the road. You get a rugged portable handheld CB, plus a mobile adapter that plugs into your vehicle's 12-volt outlet and works with an external antenna (sold separately). The radio has a backlit LCD screen that's easy to read, day or night.
With the mobile adapter in place, you can use the 75-822 in your vehicle
Smart ideas and clever design make this combo radio a winner. With four watts of output power, you'll enjoy plenty of range, while squelch control and built-in ANL ensure clear, strong signals. It automatically scans its 40 channels for activity, and you'll have instant access to emergency channel 9 and info channel 19 when you need them. If you need to go back to your last channel, the radio's memory function makes it easy. There's even a built-in NOAA weather radio.
The radio runs on AA batteries, but there's also a compartment for rechargeable AAs. The package includes a hand strap, a belt clip, an AC wall adapter, and more, so it's ready to use, right out of the box.
- portable 40-channel CB radio combo with mobile adapter
- ideal for in-vehicle and outdoor use
- 4-watt output power for maximum communication range
- squelch control, built-in ANL, channel scan, and last-channel recall
- instant access to channels 9 and 19
- built-in NOAA weather receiver
- backlit LCD screen
- keypad lock prevents accidental activation of functions or keys
- runs on regular or rechargeable AA batteries
- includes AC power adapter, hand strap, and belt clip
- flexible, removable antenna (for portable use only)
- external antenna for mobile unit sold separately
- dimensions: 3" x 12-3/4" x 1-1/2"
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 75-822
What's in the box:
- CB radio (attached lanyard and belt-clip)
- Non-rechargeable battery case
- Rechargeable battery case
- Mobile power adapter w/ attached 45" coiled-cable terminated with lighter adapter and external antenna connectors
- 7.25" Antenna
- AC Power supply w/ attached 6' DC cable (15VDC/100mA output)
- Owner's manual
- Product brochure
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More details on the Midland 75-822
Overview: The Midland 75-822 is a lightweight CB (Citizen Band) radio that can be used as a portable CB or quickly converted for mobile CB use with optional accessories (sold separately). The 75-822 provides 4 watts of output power, delivering maximum communication range.
Channels: The Midland 75-822 CB radio features 40 CB channels (26.965MHz - 27.405MHz), along with 10 Weather Channels (161.775MHz - 163.275MHz) for monitoring local weather and hazardous-conditions information. A dedicated front-panel button lets you quickly switch to Emergency Channel 9 and Information Channel 19. Channels can be scanned and selected, with up to 5 channels able to be saved in memory for quick and easy recall using the five "M" buttons on the radio. A Dual Watch function lets you quickly assign and switch between two channels that are far apart on the frequency band. The Last Channel function lets you recall the last channel used.
Portable & Mobile Modes: The Midland 75-822 CB radio can be configured for two operating modes:
- Portable Mode: The 75-822 includes two attachable battery compartments, one for rechargeable batteries and one for non-rechargeable batteries, that let you carry the CB radio with you for portable operation. A 7.25" detachable antenna with BNC connector is included for portable use.
- Mobile Mode: A mobile power adapter is included that lets
you use the 75-822 CB radio in a vehicle, ATV, or UTV. The mobile power
adapter attaches to the base of the CB radio in place of the battery pack
and features a lighter socket power adapter and a female UHF (SO-239) CB antenna
connector on the end of a 45" coiled-cable. The antenna connector can be
used with an optional Midland or aftermarket CB
antenna (sold separately) that features a male UHF (PL-249) connector.
Note: The included 7.25" rubber antenna will not work when using the Mobile Power Adapter; a full-size rooftop antenna must be used and is sold separately.
Battery Compartments: The Midland 75-822 includes two attachable battery compartments - one for rechargeable batteries and one for non-rechargeable batteries (batteries not included).
- Rechargeable Compartment: Holds 8 'AA' re-chargeable batteries (not included). Features a DC input for recharging batteries with the included AC to DC charger. The AC charger features an attached 6' cord and provides a 15VDC/100mA output.
- Non-rechargeable Compartment: Holds 6 'AA' non-rechargeable batteries (not included).
Controls: The Midland 75-822 CB radio features clearly labeled controls for easy use.
- Push-to-Talk: Pressing the PTT (Push-to-Talk) button lets you communicate with other CB users on the same channel.
- Squelch Control: A rotary dial lets you adjust the amount of squelch control until background noise disappears.
- On/Off/Volume: A rotary dial lets you power the CB radio On/Off as well as adjust the volume.
- Channel Up/Down: Steps through channels one at a time.
- Light: Turns the LCD backlight On/Off.
- LCR: Last Channel Recall lets you quickly switch to the last channel that was used.
- "M" (Memory): Each of the 5 Memory buttons can be used to store
and quickly recall your 5 preset channels, as well as provide a second
- M1: Switches to Emergency Channel 9 and Information Channel 19.
- M2: Dual-Watch; lets you quickly switch between two channels without having to scan or press the Channel Up/Down multiple times.
- M3: Starts and stops scanning through channels.
- M4: Switches the radio between CB mode and Weather radio mode.
- M5: Pressing and holding will Lock or Unlock the radio's controls.
- "F" (Function): This button is used to store stations to the M1-M5 Memory buttons.
LCD: A large backlit LCD provides information at a glance, including: displaying the Channel; lighting icons for each function, such as Weather Radio, Lock function, Scan function, etc.; and displaying both the Battery Power and Signal Strength via a 10-segment meter.
Built-in Mic/Speaker + External Jacks: The Midland 75-822 is equipped with a built-in microphone & speaker. The CB radio also features a top-panel 2.5mm microphone jack and 3.5mm speaker jack to connect an optional external speaker/microphone or headset (sold separately), freeing your hands for other tasks. An attached rubber cap keeps water and debris out of the jacks when not in use.
Belt-Clip: The Midland 75-822 includes a spring-loaded belt-clip so you can easily attach/detach the two-way radio to your hip. It also features an attached nylon lanyard to help prevent dropping the CB radio.