Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by bluegrass69 » 15 Nov 2013, 19:01

Cobra GTL DX 13008165 PB010AB.
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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by slamjam » 29 Nov 2013, 23:17

Black Spirit wrote:This is a Superstar 360 MK1 i got to do from a member here, When i opened it i had never seen one that uses these type of inductors before and i have had 100's of MK1's through my hands over the years.

Radio is mint inside and totally standard.
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Mine is the same inside as this - The serial number has gone from the back of mine but the MB8719 is marked 8011 so does that mean week 11 of 1980? The PCB is labled pc879aa

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by Alligator » 06 Jan 2014, 22:51

Is the serial numbers data base still active?
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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by The Collector » 06 Jan 2014, 23:12

If you've got one to add then put up as many details as you can and it'll get updated at some point. Clint is a busy man at the moment so it may take a little while.

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by Alligator » 07 Jan 2014, 13:22

Thanks for reply, yep did that on 15th Nov last year page 8
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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by Otter » 10 Apr 2014, 22:16

I've just been looking at serial numbers of Uniden stuff, and it looks like the second digit is the country of manufacture. This isn't just for PB010, but for any radio.

x3 = Taiwan
x5 = Phillipines
x7 = Hong Kong

I think PRC may use x3 too, but I need to look into that.
Any comments?

*edit* I think the first digit of the serial number may be the last digit of the year of manufacture.

03 = Taiwan 1980
13 = Taiwan 1981

83 = Taiwan 1988 (Uniden 2830)

Here's the latest serial number list
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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by ChelseaCat » 11 Apr 2014, 03:50

ohhhhhhhhhhhh Ill dig mine out next week and add them

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by Anon » 08 Sep 2014, 06:32

Just picked up a Superstar 360 FM mk1 no serial number I am afraid its long gone :cry:

But components have week 6 and week 11 build dates of 1980.

It also has the same bizarre inductors that Nick and Slamjam have :shock:

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by zephyr » 08 Sep 2014, 21:39

148 MK1 PC-879AB. SN 13000221.
148 MK2 PC-010AB. SN 13006580, 2 crystals and inductors.
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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by cjay » 09 Sep 2014, 16:42

zephyr wrote:148 MK1 PC-879AB. SN 13000221.
148 MK2 PC-010AB. SN 13006580, 2 crystals and inductors.
Wow, what did you use to take that picture Dave?

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by Mudslinger » 09 Sep 2014, 16:55

I had better add my current 360FM to this list.
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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by zephyr » 09 Sep 2014, 23:16

Clint, it's a Nikon Coolpix 12 megapixels, my son and daughter bought it me for Christmas a couple of years ago.
The photo was taken after I'd cleaned the radio, it was in a filthy condition when I got it and so was the one I repaired for him, I've never seen radios in such a dirty condition on the INSIDE. :o

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by Anon » 12 Sep 2014, 13:20

Mk1 Cobra PC879ab late serial 13000638

Components build week 32 1980

Not sure on if it any good yet ill try it later ;)

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Re: Cobra 148 GTL DX - Serial Numbers

Post by Mudslinger » 12 Sep 2014, 13:32

Superstar 360FM

Mk2

SN: 13002335

PB010-AB
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