Midland 42 DS UK Handheld CB Radio with Digital Squelch


  • Mode: AM / FM
  • Channels: 40
  • Frequency Range: 26 – 27 MHz
  • Power Supply: 12 V
  • Absorbed Current: 100 mA
  • Size: 70 x 140 x 30 mm
  • Weight: 180 g


This is a new version of the very popular Midland 42 multi compact handheld CB radio, now fitted with a digital squelch system. It has multi-region capability covering the UK and Europe. It is highly regarded by 4 x 4 off-road groups and is equally perfect for keeping in touch with friends and family while caravan camping and hiking. Being a handheld radio, it can also be used on the farm, ship-to-shore as a boat CB, and even a home CB. The Midland 42 DS runs on 6 or 8 x AA batteries (not included), so it can be used in or out of your vehicle. A car adaptor kit is included which includes a clip-on DC converter to run the radio from the car’s electrics and a flying lead with an SO239 antenna socket fitted which can be easily connected to a mobile antenna (not supplied) of your choice for a greater range What’s unique about the Midland 42 DS is the capability to quickly select any of the European CB Bands. The large display can also be illuminated for night use.


  • Microphone connection
  • Audio speaker power: 0.5 W
  • Emission power: 4 W
  • Mode: AM / FM
  • Channels: 40
  • Frequency range: 26 – 27 MHz
  • Modulation: FM: 1.8 KHz 0.2 KHz, AM: 85 – 95 %
  • Jack: 2 pins
  • Digital squelch system
  • Dual watch
  • Channel scanning
  • Keyboard lock
  • CRL – the last selected channel

Additional information

Weight 2 kg