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Do People Still Use CB Radios

Do People Still Use CB Radios?

Whenever someone says the word CB, one of the first things they probably imagine is the song “Convoy,” which became the trucker anthem in 1975. While many things have changed in the trucking industry like how electronic logs will soon replace the swindle sheets, the CB radio remains one piece of technology that will likely […]

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Best CB Radio 2018 – Buyer’s Guide & Reviews

Last updated: May 1, 2018​CB radios, also known as citizens band radios, are designed for short-distance communication. They’re commonly used by truck drivers, but the best CB radio is the one that fits your unique needs. The market for short-distance radios has grown in recent years, and there are some advanced features that make communicating with […]

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CB vs Ham Radio – Everything You Need to Know

CB vs Ham Radio – Everything You Need to KnowMany people compare a Citizen Band radio (CB) with ham radio. Everyone has a reason for getting a radio, and this is more important than the radio itself. Matching a radio to its purpose will result in a satisfied radio operator. Read on the learn more […]

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CB Radio Channels and Frequencies

It is important to note that Channel 9 is the designated emergency channel, while channel 19 is used as the highway channel. Channels 13 and 14 are the nearest to the 27.12MHz frequency and are used for high-power industrial devices. Besides the regular channels, there also are R/C channels, which stands for radio control. All these […]

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Truck Driver Talking On A CB Radio

CB Radio Lingo

CB radio users have developed their own distinct form of communication which is used to communicate with the CB community. As in all languages, slang plays a predominant role in getting the message across, and the CB radio users incorporate their own unique slang lingo. Nicknames are known as “Handles”, and many truckers will refer […]

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What is CB Radio?

A CB radio, also known as a citizens band radio is a two-way radio which is intended for both business and personal use. CB radio is based on a system of short-distance radio communication between individuals on a collection of 40 channels in AM or SSB mode, however, you can only communicate with other SSB radios […]

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