The Antenna Farm 700 MHz Range VHF UHF Mobile Radios Radio Accessories VHF UHF Hand Held Radios Antennas Mobile Antenna Mounts SWRPower Meters Adapters. Dodge 3. 50. 0, 2. Arctic Fox 1. 15. Yes I have a CB radio, for traveling with others and for emergencies. I have a Galaxy CB and Wilson 1. Chip Fraser, 2. 01. Chevy 2. 50. 0 HD, 2. Arctic Fox 8. 65I used to run a Uniden 5. XL, which is a great small CB radio. I used it with a Everhardt TSM4 four foot Tiger Super. Flex antenna. Its a great antenna, but no one ever uses CBs around here anymore. I became an amateur radio operator ham in 2. I use the Icom 5. I made my own antenna mount coming out of the hood of the truck and use the SF Hustler 2 meter antenna. It isnt a dual band but I never transmit on 4. It receives well and it is a nice low price antenna. I have the 5. 10. It is a great scanner, as well as a great transceiver. I have the Icom 7. I can slide it up when parked and down when traveling. The 7. HF and has two meter and 4. My Icom 7. 10. 0 can do CB as well. For HF I have wire dipoles. I can set up in a short time when camping to talk around the world when propagation is good. I am not sure if your friends are hams, but it is pretty easy to get your license and become one. They are much more popular around here than CBs. If you have more questions about ham radio, check my website at w. Mike Mauk, 1. 99. Chevy 3. 50. 0, 2. Palomino Maverick 8. We were required to have a CB radio for an organized tour we took along the Applegate Trail in northern Nevada. The tour leaders used the radio to keep our group of twelve vehicles organized and informed. On the advice of our leader, I mounted the radio and microphone bracket on a plastic cutting board equipped with soft rubber weather stripping on the bottom. When we need the radio, it sits securely on the dashboard and plugs into a cigarette lighter socket. How To Install Uhf Cb Radio' title='How To Install Uhf Cb Radio' />The antenna is about four feet long and has a magnet that holds it to the drivers side fender. The antenna wire runs out the door jamb. This lash up has worked well for us, but we do not use it much. I keep the radio and antenna in the cab of the truck under the seat when its not in use. Kurt Herzog, 1. Chevrolet K1. Flip PacYes, for traffic and other vehicle comms and weather reports. I have a Uniden SSB 9. The CB and ham radio are mounted in a Jotto console that replaced the factory cup holder. Lynn Van Note, 2. Ford F3. 50, 2. 01. Camp. Lite TC1. 1We have a CB installed in our truck because it is handy to communicate with the folks we are traveling with. We also use it for receiving and sharing real time information with other travelers and truckers when there is a traffic problem. Our CB is a Galaxy DX9. SSB Transceiver. The CB is mounted in the cab to the underside of the dash panel and is centered between the driver and passenger seats. We choose a five foot Firestick antenna has a tune able tip mounted near the driver side front fender with a quick disconnect mount. The quick disconnect mount is convenient for taking the antenna off for daily driving or when you do not want to advertise that there is a radio in the truck. We also keep a couple of handheld CBs and magnet mount antennas to loan to friends and family. I highly recommend Bells CB located in Oakland Park, Florida and on the web at www. They offer some really cool and useful mods and the customer service is unparalleled. Norm Cushard, 2. Chevrolet Silverado 3. Palomino HS8. 80. Yes, we have a Radio Shack TRC5. Solarcon three foot tunable CB antenna. We use it primarily for the weather radio portion NWS weather and alerts, and for monitoring road conditions via the truckers as we travel. We have the CB installed against the drivers side of the center console and the antenna is installed on the opposite side of the cab to mirror the AMFM Ford antenna. Stan Smelser, 2. Ford F3. Lance 9. 92I have a GME 4. CB with a fiberglass 4. GME antenna, which I installed myself. I am in The Bi. Tone West. Coast Caravan Club of western Australia and we use our CBs while were on the roads to and from club rallies and upon arriving at our camp locations. I also listen to the Truckers 2. Channel for road alerts. I find our CB very useful and have had one in every camper and four wheel drive vehicle that Ive owned over the last 3. My US camper, a 2. Ford Sportsmobile 6. V8 diesel 44, has a GME 4. CB radio and a K4. Sportsmobile West in Fresno, California. Douglas Packer, 2. Ram 3. 50. 0, 2. 01. Eagle Cap 1. 16. 0No, I suggest getting a real radio for communicating. Ham radio licenses are an easy 3. Many amateur radios cost very close to the same as CB radios with far superior communications capabilities. A traveling ham radio operator can and will be happy to help you become a ham. And youll soon be radio active. I currently use an ICOM IC 7. HF and 4. 5 watts VHFUHF GARY W7. FSI. I have been a ham radio operator since 1. Gary and Laurii Gadwa, 2. Ford F3. 50, 2. 01. Eagle Cap 9. 50No, but I used to have one in my car 3. Some fad came along called a cell phone and I guess that is why CBs disappeared. But, I would get one again if there was anybody out there to talk to. It would be great if we truck campers started the trend again. Fred Patterson, 2. Ford F3. 50, 2. 00. Lance 1. 16. 1I dont have a CB rig in my RV. I have been a Ham since 1. I carry a hand held 2 meter transceiver with me when I am out and about. So far, I have not had to use it for an emergency. Jerry Smith, 2. Silverado 3. HD, 2. Arctic Fox 9. I havent owned a CB since sometime in the 1. I seldom heard anything worthwhile, but I heard lots of garbage not suitable for our kids back then. Arent cellphones distractive enough Philip Tron, 2. Chevy 3. 50. 0, 2. Lance 1. 05. 0No, I dont travel with a CB radio, but I am a licensed Ham radio operator and always travel with a VHFUHF ham radio. Ham radio has both advantages and disadvantages compared to CB radios. I think the best thing is the welcoming attitude of the local Ham radio operators if I need directions or assistance while traveling. Contemporary Political Ideologies Sargent Pdf File. In a few rare cases, I have actually met another ham radio operator that I have previously talked to on my high frequency radio from home, or had them show me around the local area. I have been a ham radio operator for over 4. Getting an entry level ham radio license is fairly easy these days. The Morse Code requirement was dropped several years ago. Mike Borrego, 2. Ram 3.