How many old school C b EE’s are there
Hi as a kid of 14 I had my first am Cb radio And wheeler4 was one of my first copy’s and rocket three. I went on toget my first fm cb radio and I met a girl who became my girlfriend at the time her handle was pink Champaign I was 16 then those were the good old days I am now 53 and I still love the cb
A legal fm CB is the best to begin with can be a 40 fm or 80 channel fm euro and a k40 mag mount is one of the best
CB Ariels, it has a magnet to hold it on your car, you will have to get a SWR meter to to tune the Ariel in
with the radio and it’s always good to drive upon a hill top park up switch on and listen
and when a person comes talking to some one else in with a signal of 3-4-5 then it’s time to say Q S K
That allows you to be let in on there conversation say copy copy tell them your username which is
your handle and off you go channel 14 is the channel you call on for a copy meaning do you copy
any one for a copy a chat.channel 19 is the truckers channel
I found this forum while doing a search for CB in Devon. Looks like it’s fairly new so hopefully a few more people will join in.
I bought my 1st CB radio just after the purchase of my 1st car at the age of 18 in either late ‘82 or early ‘83. It was a Harrier CBX from Halfords in Exeter, Sidwell Street. I also picked up a dial a match aerial, mag mount and swr meter at the same time. Once it was in the car I had loads of fun driving around, meeting people and taking part in what we called fox hunts, where someone would drive off to a unknown stationary location occasionally transmitting and the other cars would have to drive around and find them using the rf gain to home in on them. Great fun. Then we used to end up at what was then Granada services drinking coffee until the early hours. Good times.
@radiocruncher hi I hope you have a fm cab we’ll have to copy each other some time I use to go to the Granada to back in the 80,s to 90,s
i exspect you rember squeezy from Exeter she use to boom out.
i still know a old CBer call boxer from Exeter he went on to short wave radio I beleave, never had so much fun
id like it to take off again I haven’t been on for a while since I moved to Exeter but when I get a decent car I will
put my fm set in there and shout out and listen
@radioactive thanks for the reply. I don’t really remember squeezy. I also knew Boxer I think. His name was Colin and he was a good mate. I’d like to get in touch with him again if it’s the same chap. Also went by the handle of Dealer. I have a home base setup now with an old Harrier CBHQ and A99.
I'm a bit far away. Is he still in Whipton? If you call in my old handle is Squeaker. I'm sure he will remember me
I monitor channel 19 when I'm about
North Devon near torrington good buddy
Ok I know Torrington there’s a good car boot sale down there. I just received my sigma Ariel I might be able
to copy you from here I’m not sure though.