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Budget entry level CB.

Ark79

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Remember my uncle used one for the lorry’s. But iv no experience with one. Only thing close (not as close) is my walkytalky lol for work.
 

Harry Palmer

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ICOM = good kit, I've a couple of their rigs in storage awaiting me buying a new home. Every UK embassy has a top end ICOM rig.
 
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im still trying to get my QTH set up :rolleyes:...im waiting on a delivery off scaffold poles so i can set my windom 80 special up

o and also a new PSU as my last one up and died on me :(
 

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Right a have to ask but before a do yous have to understand I know nothing about any of it lol

What’s the game with it. Why do yous use them ? Genuinely interested guys
 
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Right a have to ask but before a do yous have to understand I know nothing about any of it lol

What’s the game with it. Why do yous use them ? Genuinely interested guys
communication... :rofl:...

talking on the radio is only part of it ... for me the main fun is building your own equipment and understanding how it all works so that you can talk to people all over the world (conditions allowing )
ive had my amateur radio license for around 15yrs ..

there have been times when ive had to sell my kit ...but ive always gone back :thumbsup:
 

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Got the communication part :rolleyes::rofl:

Wouldn’t mind a go myself matt. Maby in a few years time. A like to talk lol possibly too much

Like the idea of the car set up nothing to fancy:thumbsup:

 
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#30
I haven't used CB in ages, but I remember being some 8 years old, getting my first piece of gear:
One of dad's buddies worked as a lorry driver for a food wholesale-company. I remember that we used to pay DM 20,- for the radio plus microphone (that would be EUR 10,- today). The antenna was bought at a specialised store for DM 80,- / EUR 40,-

Maybe you should get in touch with a company doing logistics of whatever sort. Maybe you can score some spare parts or outdated CB radios there.