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Just bought a Midland 75-790 CB handheld on eBay!

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Hi, I just purchased a used Midland 75-790 handheld unit on eBay.

Looks like it's from the 1980's, made in korea. I bought it mainly to experiment with my mobile set up, but wanted to get some info on this model as well as any pros and cons about it. Has anyone ever used one of these? Thanks.
 
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It didn't work with the batteries but I was able to power it on with AC adaptor. Got a strange repetition like buzzing in the background. Was not able to hear anything but I think I need to take it outside. Anyone have experience with these?
 
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