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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 – 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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cb radio codes and slangs

CB Radio Codes and Slangs

There’s nothing as fulfilling as being able to use a CB radio to communicate with other drivers on the open road. It offers unparalleled convenience and allows you to get a lot of information about different routes.However, buying and installing a CB radio on a truck is usually the easy part. The one thing that […]

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how to get a ham radio license

How To Get A Ham Radio License

Getting a ham radio license is a big milestone for any aspiring ham. With a ham license, you get to do much more than just sitting and tuning into channels. You get transmission privileges which allow you to communicate far and wide.Do you really need a ham radio license though? Well, that depends on how […]

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how to buy the best used cb radios

How to Buy the Best Used CB Radios

Saving up for a new CB radio can take a while, but that doesn’t mean you can’t own yours sooner. Used CB radios are surprisingly underrated. Apart from the fact that you can get them for up to $50 less, some often come with amazing perks.However, selecting the best used CB radio is not entirely […]

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how to build ham radio from scratch

How To Build Ham Radio From Scratch

Building a ham radio from scratch is far easier than what most people think. True; It would be far easier to build one if you were Tony Stark. However, you don’t really need to have vast knowledge on electrical circuits to get started.The fastest way to build your ham radio from scratch would be by […]

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cb radio vs walkie talkie

CB Radio vs. Walkie Talkie | What is the difference ?

Choosing a radio a few decades back was easy. One quick look and you could easily identify the type of radio and at times even the model too. Today, however, it is easy to get lost. There are hundreds of different types of radios. As if that wasn’t enough, telling apart some of the radios […]

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