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Old 09-09-2009, 9:12 AM
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Alvine - no I don't see the 540 posted by you or anyone else in this thread and thanks for posting
many of these fine pics and memories. Back in my CB days I did not even know motorola made these.
Good luck with your future collecting and thanks again.....fineshot1
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:55 AM
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...I was told that the CM-540 is a very rare radio. I do not know if this is true or not. I was also told that the CM-540 was the very last Motorola CB radio that they made. Can anyone tell me anything about this...
That's a nice looking unit, thanks for sharing!

Too bad you can't see these, fineshot...

I did not know about the CM line, but aren't the Mocats later than these CMs? I know I had mine circa '77, '78.
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Old 09-26-2009, 6:03 AM
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Up until I seen those pix, I thought the Mocats was the only CB's that Moto made.
I just love the Motorola CB radios. Thay have the best receive i have ever seen. Here are just a few that i have.
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I have one of these!

I also have two Mocat 2020's, which are much more sensitive than the 4020 as half of the guts are missing in the 40 channel units. My 2020's now do 40 channels!

Those were very good rdios. The "Extender" noise blanker is the same used in the commercial two-way Motorola low band radios. It really takes the pulse noise out and lets you hear weaks signals. Two 2020's at 4 watts can go the distance.

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I was wondering what the mod was to change the 2020 to 40 channel. By chance you still have that mod available?

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Hi Looking for a 12v power cord for a model 4002 or would someone have the shack's p/n thanks
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Hi Looking for a 12v power cord for a model 4002 or would someone have the shack's p/n thanks

This is the plug you will need-
2-Position Female Interlocking Connector - RadioShack.com

Not that big a problem to crimp the wires. Be sure to use the female metal inserts. Positive on the top (nearest the "V" notch).

I don't know where any ready made power cords might be.
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This is my Motorola 4002. If you notice that the Motorola logo is in blue.
Thanks for the pics. reminds me of my collection!
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Wow! I would kill to have that CM-540!!! I got my first CB (Midland 13-882C) in 1976 & I always liked the Moto rigs but I have never seen a CM-540. Very nice radio!
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Alvine. I would like to talk to you about the Moto CM-500 series radios. Please email me at:
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The Mocats were made in the US but the CM series were made overseas by another company for Motorola.

I've got a few Mocats and a 555 AM/SSB base and used to sell them in the 70s and early 80s.
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Alvine. I would like to talk to you about the Moto CM-500 series radios. Please email me at:
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You might want to check his profile... he hasn't logged into the forum for almost two years....
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