CB Basics

CB Radio 101
A CB Radio is a two-way communications system that lets you broadcast messages to other CB users. It allows you to communicate from your truck, car, home, b...
Choosing a CB Antenna
Choosing a CB antenna can be a bit tricky, but only because there are so many choices.  This document describes the various styles of CB antennas.   The f...
CB Control Settings
SQUELCH - Squelch controls the audio of the radio, turning it on or off.  If the squelch is turned down and you are not receiving a signal, you will hear ba...
Range of Handheld CB Radios
The range of a handheld CB radio is dependent on a number of factors.  This document describes what to expect, and how to maximize range. Maximum range...
Installation into a Commercial Truck
Most trucks typically have a 12 Volt connection inside over-head console.  Some trucks have a 12 Volt connection on top of the dashboard.    Con...
CB Single Sideband (SSB)
All CB radios operate on AM, which is the same type of transmission as your typical AM radio station.  In addition, some higher-end CB radios are equipped w...
29 LTD BT Bluetooth Operation
To pair the CB to your cell phone:   Press and HOLD the Bluetooth button on the microphone until you hear a beep. The Bluetooth light on the CB should be ...
Setting up a Base Station CB
When setting up a base station (fixed location) CB, you have two basic choices of CBs:   Base Station CB – A base station CB is a table-top model with a ...
CB Frequencies
(in Megahertz) CHANNEL FREQUENCY CHANNEL FREQUENCY 01 26.965 21 27.215 02 26.975 22 27.225 03 26.985 23 27...
Installing a Mobile CB Radio
Typically the first step in installing a mobile CB is to choose the radio. There are a number of features to consider such as:   Nightwatch illumination,...