CB radio


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CB radio


n.
1. a device that transmits and receives citizens band radio signals.
2. a system of private radio communication built around such a device.
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Naples, FL, March 19, 2019 --(PR.com)-- President Electronics, the worldwide leader of CB Radios announced today the launch of their newest CB radio - the "WALKER II FCC" arriving North America later this month.
LIKE other crazes down the years, CB Radio came and went.
Major damage to the truck's cab trapped Cady inside, and after about 30 minutes attempting to call for help on his CB radio, Cady made contact with 47-year-old Arthur Esgate of Springfield, who happened to be in the area, deputies said.
Lots of chitchat used to fill the CB radio airwaves during truck drivers' long hours behind the wheel of 18-wheelers.
"He spent his days in the turret of his house on Mulholland Drive on a CB radio.
Therefore, the CB market boomed, and CB radio became a widespread, increasingly sophisticated economic and cultural institution on American roads.
'We have to have a licence to use radios and we all have call signs, but CB radio is hardly regulated at all.'
Mr Spence said: "I used to have a CB radio and I remember when Amanda and I first contacted I could tell she was close because it was a strong signal.
Trevor Hardie, from Heaton, Newcastle, remembers buying his very first CB radio. The 49-year-old former truck driver sported the handle code "Big T" and says he used to spend hours talking to other truckers ( and occasionally random strangers.
He admits that texting's main role in Manila was not as a tool for cooperation but as a medium for "moral support." Likewise, the Seattle demonstrations were not ad hoc, but "deliberate and tactically focused." The closest he comes to nailing down what he means by the term is "mobile ad hoc social networks"--but that would seem to include less-novel phenomena, such as CB radio buddies.
The 24-year-old cabbie was punched in the face by the thugs, who smashed his CB radio to stop him calling for help.