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Cobra 2000 differences over 148GTL

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Apr 5, 2003
I'm no expert on these radios, only converted a few of the 148's to amateur back years ago. Looking at pages that glorify the '2000 as the best receiver ever made which is questionable, I do see someting I don't believe I recall on the original 148's. There appears to be a multi ladder filter on the '2000 boards. I see there were different color front panels on these radios and perhaps differences. Did the '2000 have a much better IF filtering and if so, was it just at .455 for AM or up at the higher If?

What was the differences between the chassis on the 148's and 2000's besides the base cosmetics and directional coupler for the meters. I'm only interested in the main board performance differences.
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