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do people still use cb radios

Do People Still Use CB Radios?

Technology is changing at a rapid pace, what worked yesterday is obsolete today and what works today would be useful tomorrow. Hence, it makes sense that you want to know if people still use CB Radios.In this article we’ll tell you what a CB Radio is and answer the ‘do people still use CB radios’ […]

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how to hook up a cb linear amp

How to Hook up a CB Linear Amp

Linear amps are some of the most useful tools that can help you improve your CB radio’s transmission range. Ideally, they work by taking the output of your radio and boosting its signal so that it can travel farther.They are usually designed for use at home or in mobile applications, but the only difference is […]

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cb vs ham radio

CB vs. Ham Radio | Which One to Choose ?

If you’re new to the world of two-way radio communication, chances are you have come across ham radios and CB radios and wondered what sets them apart. While the both are two-way radios, they each have some key differences that make them unique. As such, this article is going to look at the main differences and […]

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rf gain and squelch on cb radio

RF Gain and Squelch on CB Radio

Noise usually comes in many forms. While it is impossible to get rid of noise, static noise should always be kept at a minimum because it will make you struggle a lot to hear the message.However, the RF gain and squelch control on your CB radio go to great lengths to ensure that the noise […]

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cb radio frequency chart channel

CB Radio Frequencies and CB Channels: What You Need to Know

CB radios are great for a number of reasons. Unlike ham radios, they do not require you to have a license to use them and they have up to 40 channels at your disposal. The vast number of channels means that you have plenty of options whenever you want to engage in short distance communication. However, […]

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how to tune a cb radio without a swr meter

How to Tune a CB Radio Without an SWR Meter

Getting your first CB radio is a memorable moment that you will forever treasure. The joy you get from being able to communicate with other drivers while on the road is simply magical. However, before you can start fiddling with your radio and knowing its range, it is important that you properly tune your CB radio.Many […]

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must have ham radio accessories

Must Have Ham Radio Accessories – You Can’t Ignore Them

Out of the box, ham radios are powerful communication devices that have great capabilities. They can allow you to communicate with other people who live hundreds of miles away from your city or country without requiring repeaters or base stations like CB radios.However, you can make your ham radio even more powerful by hooking it […]

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walkie talkie morse code

Walkie Talkie Morse Codes You Should Know

Disasters can strike at any time and without warning. In 2019, for instance, Hurricane Dorian caused damages exceeding $3 billion and left over 70 people dead and over 200 people missing. As you may have guessed, it affected most regular communication channels.While some communication channels were still functional, it was a harsh reminder that we […]

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ham radio lingo and q-codes

Ham Radio Lingo and Q-Codes

Ham operators still use Morse Code. However, as you can imagine, sending a lengthy text can be time-consuming. Of course, you can always pair your ham radio with a computer for a smoother experience but using Q-Codes will make communication faster.Ham operators also developed their own lingo just like CB radio owners. Using Q-Codes and […]

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cb radio range factors

CB Radio Range: What Is the Range of a CB Radio?

Nothing is more upsetting than coming across an ad about a CB radio that is cheaper and has better range than your radio. However, there is usually no need to worry about your radio’s range too much because it is something that you can improve.In this article, we will be looking at the different ways […]

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