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Astatic 636L

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NESN

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I use one in my work truck. The stock mic on my Uniden PC78 LTW lasted one year. IMO, the Astatic is beefier, has a longer cord and cuts out all the background noise, engine, gears, tire sing, wind from open windows, even the stereo in the background and has lasted 2+ years so far. I think I paid about $35.00 on Amazon. HTH.
 

NESN

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Remember the stock mic was failing so it was a night and day improvement. Even with my stereo going and the window down, I've never had someone ask to repeat myself and when I do ask, I'm always told it's loud and clear. BTW, stock radio, 9' of coax and a Wilson 2000 antenna'......nothing fancy.
 

scraech

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I use one with my Galaxy but I only use this Mic with the talk back on. Cuts out back round noises and ankle biters in the back seats. I like the Astic 575 it is a power Mic and has great voice pick up.
 

sdeeter19555

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I have one in the daily driver, they are a decent mic for the $$. They don't tend to have the noise cancelling of say a RK56, but they do get the job done. I've owned mine for better than ten years, never had any issues.

One thing I'll point out is that each mic will sound different on a different radio...a 636L on a Galaxy might sound great, but put that on a Connex and it might not sound as good. I run this 636L on a PC76, I originally bought it because it sounded good on a Connex 4600T that I later traded off. I tried it on a Galaxy 959 and it sounded almost crunchy for lack of a better term.
 
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