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Smokeys, truckers, CB radios & you

Thomas Fensch

Smokeys, truckers, CB radios & you

complete guide to citizens band radio

by Thomas Fensch

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Published by Fawcett Publications in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Citizens band radio.

  • Edition Notes

    F.C.C. regulations Pt. 95: p. 171-218.

    StatementThomas Fensch.
    SeriesA Fawcett Crest book
    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Communications Commission.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK6570.C5 F46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4940752M
    ISBN 100449229726
    LC Control Number76368125
    OCLC/WorldCa2301126

    Custom CB radios's items for sale in Truckers Corner. Uniden Home Patrol 1 Scanner (Referb).   Introduction. The CB radio was invented in by Al Gross, the inventor of the walkie-talkie and owner of the Citizens Radio Corporation. The radio became popular with small businesses and blue collar workers like carpenters, plumbers, and electricians who used the radio as a tool to communicate with coworkers.

    Truckers use CB Radios for a variety of reasons during the course of the day, whether they’re driving down the road or stopped, or for information, conversation, and entertainment. You’ll find plenty of resources to help you on this page – whether you’re looking for great prices on CB’s and/or accessories, or are new to the world of.   The price and the capability of the CB Radio to make sure that you buy the best value for money. The manufacturers of the CB radios. As an example, Cobra has been making CB radios since the 30’s and have made improvements over the years based on .

      The reasons that truckers and enthusiasts took to the airwaves are as valid today as they were more than forty years ago when the popularity of CB radios took off. If you get stranded or in a remote area, you can never be sure that there will be a cell phone signal; the best solution is still point-to-point contact between radio transmitters.   The ATN will need some modifying to make it a CB radio, and that’s where things can get a little tricky. Remember, CB radios are limited to 4 watts, and SSB CB radios are limited to 12 watts. It’s easy to go over this limit with this radio, so you’ll need to be careful when modding and using it. CB radios aren’t dead. New.


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With its colorful lingo and ease of use, citizens’ band (more commonly abbreviated CB) radio has been truckers’ chosen communication mode for over 40 years. CB radio was born in and originally used by the military. Initially CB radio only had 23 channels, was highly regulated, and required a license.

Over the next few [ ]. It can even be considered dangerous. A channel scanning but can help here. When you press it the CB will auto-scan all the channels. On higher end, CB’s it can be set to only scan channels in memory too. Types of CB Radios. Here are the 4 main types of CB radios: CB Radio w/Handset.

This is the most popular type of CB radio for truckers. Galaxy CB radios offer you features only a few other CB radios still have available. They are one of the few CB’s that have Upper and Lower Side Band channels and Frequency Counter built in.

That gives you channels to communicate on. So if your an old CB’er from way back, or new to CB radio, go to a garage sale and pick up a radio for $ and get on the air!.

It’s not as huge as it once was, but the people who are still on the air that keep the hobby alive are for the most part great people. All truckers should at least be familiar with CB radio terminology and codes. If you've seen Smokey and the Bandit, you probably already know what means.

If another trucker on the CB radio says "There's a bear at your back door", should you be scared. Talk about CB radio setup or maintenance, and anything else to do with CB radios.

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So the next time you get a wild hair to throw your CB radio to the curb, remember why these communication devices are of such importance to the truck driving community.

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Truckers all-time favorite Cobra CB radio is one of the leading and aggressively improving brands in the Citizen Band (CB) radio industry. Your most-loved basic and reliable radio 19DXIV and the compact 19ULTRAIII is at the very top; followed by the 25LX and 29LX CB radios which are based on the 25LTDCLASSIC and 29LTDCLASSIC platforms.

Instant Channel Functions: Some radios will allow users to quickly jump to two of the most popular CB channels: #9 (the emergency CB channel) and #19 (a channel for truckers). Weather Reporting: Through this feature, your radio will be able to tap into any local NOAA radio stations so that you can receive real-time weather updates.

Truckers had already been using CB radios to communicate with each other about road hazards, and just to pass the time, but in the early s, during the fuel crisis, truckers increasingly came to rely on CB radios to find out where to get fuel, and about the location of speed traps due to the newly lowered national speed limit.

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SAFE TRUCKING AND ALWAYS BE SAFE!. SSB (Single Side Band) Radios. Another great option if you're looking for maximum range is a SSB-equipped radio. SSB is a feature that lets you talk at 3x the power of traditional CB radios, as long as you're communicating with other SSB operators.

SSB radios also will operate on the standard CB channels, too, at regular power. Back inwe wrote about how the CB radio was alive and well in trucks across the country. Since then, we’ve seen the introduction of even newer, improved mobile technology, including significantly more advanced smartphones, GPS tools, andas rising generations enter the industry, many ask if they should bother to include a tool that saw its peak in the s and 80s in.CB Radios & accessories cost less at CB Radios have long been the standard for over the road communications for semi trucks, tow trucks, work trucks and fleet vehicles.

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