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CB Radio Suggestions

prcguy

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UV is a bit higher than 10Mhz, so I stand corrected. But it didn't use an antenna as we are discussing, so, I dunno. I've got a bunch of secret squirrel stories but I would have people at my door if I told you.

A neighbor of mine who worked on secret squirrel "laser beam" stuff said his lab was working on UV vertical optical communications reflecting from cloud formations and atmospheric water vapor. There was an Australian hammy who built a pirate station using modulated mercury vapor lights to go quite a distance.
 

RFI-EMI-GUY

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UV is a bit higher than 10Mhz, so I stand corrected. But it didn't use an antenna as we are discussing, so, I dunno. I've got a bunch of secret squirrel stories but I would have people at my door if I told you.
The stuff my neighbor regularly worked on, when pointed at a target determined the coordinates from afar and landed GPS steered munitions at the feet of enemies, usually, except once, when the coordinates defaulted to home after changing batteries, oops.
 

brizzotheizzo

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I'm looking to purchase two CB radios & two antennas. Prefer mobile.
Myself: I reside in an apartment. I have ability of placing an antenna outside my window which will rest on a stable building.
The person I hope to communicate with resides 15 miles away. They have full ability for an antenna no restrictions.

Does anyone have recommendations for Mobile CBs, Amps & Antennas.
In advance thank kindly for any suggestions:giggle:
I know this is an old thread, but just wanted to mention that you could probably talk to your friend on a good side band CB at that distance. A stock side band CB can easily cover 15 miles.
 

robertmac

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With coming of the next solar cycle, even SSB 15 miles may not be possible local comms.
 

brizzotheizzo

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With coming of the next solar cycle, even SSB 15 miles may not be possible local comms.
With side band, you get a 12 watt baseband signal. “Skip” is not required for 15 miles of coverage , and therefore is not dependent upon the solar cycle.
Me and my buddies talk on side band when we go on 4-wheeling trails. We talk over 15 miles ALL the time. No problem. We use side band instead of regular band, for this very reason. The coverage is better , and the range is ALWAYS triple.
 

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Can't find a new bigstick except marine from what I've been seeing when I look.
 
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