CAT Enterprises

10 Meter Mobile Radios

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AM/FM/SSBCW Mobile Radio


The SS-158FB4 is a reliable 10 meter AM-FM-SSB-CW mobile radio. With 400 watts peak AM, 100 watts RMS FM-CW, 400 watts PEP SSB, it provides high performance along with features such as a 6-digit frequency counter, Mic/RF gain, and dual finals.

The SS-158FB4 has dual echo control and talk back switch along with a blue frequency counter, channel display and meter. Designed for easy mobile operation, an affordable price tag, and backed by Ranger’s 1-year factory warranty, the SS-158FB4 will answer your needs for SSB mobile operation.

The Superstar SS-158FB4 has a classic look and all the power you need. The final amplifier section features four (4) 2SC2879 transistors. High power SSB mobile radio.

• 400+ Watt Final Amplifier
• Variable RF Power Control
• 6 Digit Frequency Counter
• Classic Chrome Front Panel
• S/RF/SWR Front Panel Meter
• Real Channel Selector Control
• Variable Talk Back Controls
• Built-In Echo and Roger Beep
• Cool Blue LED Channel Display
• 4pin Mic Jack
• Heavy Duty, High Power Heatsink

This is one of those radios that the frequency counter counts up and  down, the last digit changing all the time.  We cannot change this, it has been that way with these counters for years. If you can't live with it, don't buy this radio. Thank you.



Comply with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the condition that this device does not cause harmful interference. Further information can be found at the FCC website or the ARRL website

Transmitting using this radio requires an Amateur Radio License. Licensing information can be obtained by visiting or In Canada, visit or

...SS-158FB4... $649.50


Optional Accessories
 Tune-up and frequency conversion. (Tune-up, Alignment and expanded frequency coverage) AM Carrier:10~100w Peak AM: 200~400w, PEP SSB: 280~400w $39
Perform Receiver improvement mods.
(These mods replace key RX parts for better sensitivity and selectivity)

 Install a switch in the back to turn off the 400w amp.
(wired behind the radio with a switch for on/off)
AM Carrier:.5~4w Peak AM: 12~40w, PEP SSB:

 Turner RK-56 Noise Canceling microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug)

 Astatic 636L Noise Canceling microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug)

 Astatic D104-M6b Amplified microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug and a battery installed)
 Astatic RD104-E Amplified microphone.
(wired for this radio with a 4 pin plug and a battery installed)

Sound Byte link

 Install a Noise toy
(wired inside the radio with a switch or pushbutton to trigger any 18 second sound byte you want)

Sound Byte link

 Install a Noise toy as a background theme music
(wired inside the radio with a switch to play any background music at very low volume so you can talk over it.)
 Add a Small External Speaker
(plugs into back of the radio for improved sound)
 Add a Large External Speaker
(plugs into back of the radio for improved sound)

Install  Star-Bryte Knobs  with dimmer control 7 Knob set parts and labor.


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Tune-up VIDEO. Make a completion video to show tune-up levels and modifications demo. Enter your Gmail so we can send a share to our Google drive for you to view. We upload twice monthly. $19

We ask that if you may need Warranty service on this radio to please send directly to Ranger.  You can find all the information you need Here<---

 Frequency Range

28.245 - 29.655 MHz


AM / FM / USB / LSB / CW

 Frequency Control

PLL Synthesizer

 Frequency Stability


 Operating Temp. Range

- 30 ºC to + 50 ºC

 Input Voltage

13.8 Vdc

 Antenna Impedance

50 Ohms

 Size (W x D x H)

8.26 (W) x 11.02 (D) x 3.54 (H) Inches


8 Lbs.



 RF Power Output


 Spurious Distortion

- 50 dB

 Audio Distortion

10 %

 Frequency Response

300 to 2500 Hz





 AM Sensitivity for 10 dB SINAD

AM/CW : < 1.0μV ; SSB : < 0.25μV

 Squelch Sensitivity

<0.5 µV

 Image Rejection

More than 65 dB

 Audio Response

300 to 2500 Hz

 Audio Output Power

3W @ 10% THD

The item most overlooked when ordering a custom radio is the microphone.  Your new tuned radio will NOT
sound great  with a stock mic on it  If your CB is more than a tool for work, you NEED to upgrade your microphone. 
My personal favorites are the Astatic 636L and RD104E.

If you place an order from outside the continental USA, we will calculate your actual shipping and send you a PayPal payment request.  We do NOT export Antennas or Base station radios.

Orders requiring technical work are shipped
 in about 3 to 14 days.

Heads up- The Price of many China-made
 items went up due to tariffs.

954-771-8161 Our Warranty and Return Policy 954-771-8161  


BellsCB Radio, 5051 NE 12th Avenue, Oakland Park, Florida. 33334   (954)771-8161