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Cobra Electronics

July 09, 2013 07:00 ET

Cobra Electronics Celebrates the Professional Driving Community at the Iowa 80 Trucker's Jamboree

Cobra Expresses Appreciation to Truckers at Annual Event With Product Giveaways, Celebrity Appearances, and More

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2013) - Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR); a leading designer and marketer of Citizens Band (CB) radios, GPS navigation systems and wireless hands-free driving solutions for professional drivers, today announced it is again participating in the annual Iowa 80 Trucker's Jamboree, an event celebrating 34 years of educating and entertaining America's Truckers and the public with three days of entertainment, live music, vendor exhibits and displays, celebrity appearances, competitions, and much more. The Iowa 80 Trucker's Jamboree takes place July 11-13 at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop, I-80 Exit 284, in Walcott, Iowa. Throughout the Jamboree, Cobra Electronics will be alongside special guest and host of American Trucker, Robb Mariani.

"For more than 50 years, Cobra has been committed to collaborating with the professional driving community with a deep focus on creating high quality, reliable products that make life on the road safer, easier and more enjoyable," said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics. "Thanks to our loyal professional drivers and the feedback they provide, they have been a critical part to our business and growth in product innovation. We would like to extend our appreciation to the professional driving community for their role in helping Cobra become a leading provider of the most reliable CB radios, GPS navigation and wireless driving devices for truckers on the market."

At the event, Cobra will host several product giveaways of the following popular products for professional drivers:

Cobra 8000 Pro HD Professional Navigation System
The 8000 Pro HD sports a thin, lightweight and bright high-definition touch screen display, making it easier than ever for truckers to navigate the road and access the unit's rich array of capabilities. Other key features include truck-optimized route guidance, live and predictive traffic congestion information, free lifetime map updates and lifetime access to Cobra's AURA® national database of speed/red-light cameras, dangerous intersections and known speed trap locations. The 8000 PRO HD is the industry's most complete trucker-specific navigation system, certified the highest in route quality and reliability.

29 LX BT CB Radio
The Cobra 29 LX BT is the industry's most advanced CB Radio based on the patented, award-winning Cobra 29 LX model and delivers a host of powerful safety features including 10 NOAA weather channels, 24x7 Emergency Weather Alerts, a four-color selectable LCD display, noise cancelling microphone, and more.

The 29 LX BT leverages Bluetooth® technology, allowing truckers to wirelessly connect their CB radio to their mobile phone, so there is no need for truckers to touch their phone while driving. This state-of-the-art CB also includes a series of exciting features to improve the mobile calling experience including: one-touch Bluetooth operation for easily initiating and terminating mobile calls with the push of a button, Caller ID with Voice provides a voice announcement of incoming callers along with Caller ID display on the 29 LX BT, and text-to-speech conversion, which enables listening to incoming email messages and responding to emails by simply talking.

 CA CBTH4 Bluetooth Headset

The all-in-one wireless CB microphone and Bluetooth headset pairs with a cell phone to allow professional drivers to safely conduct conversations wirelessly. The system consists of a lightweight, ergonomic headset with retractable cord, a state-of-the-art boom microphone featuring noise canceling technology, and a heavy-duty push-to-talk (PTT) button that allows professional drivers to safely operate their CB radio without ever moving their hands or taking their eyes off the road.

About Cobra Electronics:
Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at Follow Cobra on Twitter at and Like Us at

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