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Coo just being trawling Fleabay amazing the number of scousers with CB's that are 'believed' to be working but they can't check them and won't accept returns , wonder if they 'believe' we 'believe' them I'll check with the faeries that are 'believed' to be at the bottom of the garden behind Shergar's stable.
 

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Coo just being trawling Fleabay amazing the number of scousers with CB's that are 'believed' to be working but they can't check them and won't accept returns , wonder if they 'believe' we 'believe' them I'll check with the faeries that are 'believed' to be at the bottom of the garden behind Shergar's stable.
ay,ay,ay, whaddaya meeeeen, all us (plastic) scousers are straight up folks!
 

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but you ain't a scouser you are from Wirral which as I am aware is the salty end of Cheshire
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I always found these an interesting prospect:http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Midland-77-805uk-Handheld-CB-Radio-Mint-/251081741149?pt=UK_ConsumerElectronics_SpecialistRadioEquipment_SM&hash=item3a75a3535d

Pretty normal slimline rig, slipped into a wallet containing battery's, While a screw on aerial made the set completely self contained and portable. The speaker is in the mic not on the under side, so you can put it down anywhere and still hear it.

They come up as just the radio too. I have spoke of them before. It will probably fit between seat and tunnel. It's about 30mm tall.

CB is great for breaking convoy for a bit and catching up. Even getting message's between convoys or to your destination over a few miles with relative ease. Not just the half mile a pmr446 radio is good for.

I like CB but it's becoming this closed group tool. I even got a new radio(a 90s president jackson) for the 30th anniversary, when I sat on a hill all night in November. It's 446 I convoy with though. I might not know people are coming from 3 miles away, But don't loose them either. It's also easyer for friends to adopt. I can get half a dozen handhelds for the price of one mobile setup. That's 5 friends to talk to. Some might even buy there own. You get the same feel as you do with CB, Just not the range. They remind me to bring them after getting over there initial hesitance.

Course.. Both can be a loner sport. But at a show my nifty ?30 delivered duel band covers the 446 channels and the security and stuards perhaps, Like at donnington where martial's and first aid can often be heard. It's also a torch and fm radio with duel watch for monitoring two things(like a pre arranged channel and radio1)But it's rather geeky... (it's a uv-3r)
 

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but you ain't a scouser you are from Wirral which as I am aware is the salty end of Cheshire
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That's why I said I was a plastic scouser. I was just joking anyway. (for some reason the forum smileys aren't working in this browser on the forum software).
 

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Post worthy offer... £28 for a pair of the best pmr446 consumer radio's. These are usually £45+ but there refurbed.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BINATONE-ACTION-950-TWIN-2-WAY-RADIO-WALKIE-TALKIE-BLACK-968-CHANNEL-10KM-RANGE-/261060423522?_trksid=p2045573.m2042&_trkparms=aid%3D111000%26algo%3DREC.CURRENT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D27%26meid%3D460261327646739032%26pid%3D100033%26prg%3D1011%26rk%3D2%26

You will of noticed that every group challenge on topgear involves 2way radio, and it's a big part of the road trip experience. Sometime's it's cb radio, But generally uhf handies. Side by side, these handies here would probably win.

At £14 a pop there great! (AAA batterys)
 

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Ahhh the CB. I spent WAY too many late nights chatting away to all my mates into the early hours. I've actually got a Rotel RVC 240 in the cupboard. Great rig.
 

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Finally got round to going to a cb shop and getting the bits i needed to fit an aerial..










All works ok, even the SWR was good without any changing of the set up from when i had it fitted before.

Just need to find a good place to put the actual set now.

I have a small midland with a PA and want to use that, but appears to have a problem with it, so i have a rotel 220 but doesn't have a PA, so will use that for now.
 
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