citizens band radio

Take it to another channel

"Here's the deal: talk all you want. Spout all the hate you want. Talk about your cat or your toenails or your mother's underwear, but take it to another channel. Channel 19 is not your own personal radio station."

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Safety will be the death of us

"Progress of the species is retarded when there is no failure. You can't keep someone safe from themselves: no matter how many rules you impose, there are human beings out there who will continue to test the limits. "

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Trucker Tools in the gray lady; Channel 19 getting quieter?

The decline of the CB via the profusion of trucking smartphone apps and the phones themselves gets treatment in the NY Times, and readers weight in on why Channel 19 gotten quieter lately...

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More just positively terrible ideas

"Probably not the best idea in the world to have something that makes random "pop pop" sounds in a warehouse crammed full of Black Cats and Everclear."

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Get your load on

Some sweet pics of readers' recent loads, and a snatch of a conversation overheard on the radio -- sometimes things on Channel 19 reach a fitting end.

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Thursday roundup: CB vitality, more highway heroes

There is still no substitute for what the CB does well, illustrated by a recent coordinated rolling roadblock that resulted in an abducted child's rescue.

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Light up the night!; Come on, Ghostwriter

Reader: "I am 12-year-old boy with a big passion for lit-up bull haulers!" -- and a bit of radio check, come on.

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Mack takes Manhattan; Got a CB handle for sale or steal?

Mack runs commercials on the CBS building "super screen" in Times Square, NYC, and Todd gets a CB -- got a handle for him?

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A familiar Montana state senate candidate — broker Dan Metully

Metully, of TFI Logistics and TransportWatch.com, holds pride as a Montanan, with the state at the fore of challenges to the explosion of corporate campaign spending. Also: how the broker bond minimum increase will impact his business.

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50th anniversary CB

The 29 LX LE Citizens Band Radio, the maker’s 50th anniversary release, features a new design, and a selectable four-color LCD screen that can display in red, green, blue or amber and has adjustable night and day settings. The radio has an ergonomic microphone and a large center scroll knob that offers one-touch programming and channel changes. The radio also comes with a weather alert scan that automatically advances to clear National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration ...

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