The DX55F is almost exactly like the current DX55V with these
1) No FM mode - AM and PA only.
No Clarifier. As an AM only radio, a Clarifier is not really
3) No switch to turn the Frequency Display off.
Of course, the Dimmer control can reduce the brightness to very
4) On the plus side, it has a built-in five digit
frequency counter using large blue LEDs in the mid size
DX929/DX979 chassis with a front mic jack.
5) Also, they
have added our automatic SWR circuit,
an SWR alert LED, a
RX/TX LED and a blue LED incorporated into the SWR alert LED that
lights blue when the +10KHz circuit is on.
Galaxy radios sometimes have a small
scratch or ding that the factory covers with touch up.
We cannot effect this and do not guarantee your radio to be
cosmetically perfect. Bells CB will make no marks or
scratches on your radio ourselves. Galaxy radio might
though and I cannot control it.
The item most overlooked when
ordering a custom radio is the microphone. Your new radio will
NOT sound great with a stock mic on it even if you have it tuned.
If your CB is more than a tool for work, you NEED to upgrade your
My personal favorites are the
Astatic 636L and