Scanners & CB radios

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MegaForce

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Been having a hell of a time with this. Me & my friends are gonna be using some handheld CBs this summer, and I can't find a scanner that covers the frequencies.

If anyone can help out, i'd be much abliged.
 
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loumaag

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Two thoughts come to mind when I read this thread.
  1. If you are using CB radios, why do you need scanners to listen to them?
  2. I think the list of scanners that don't cover the CB band is considerably shorter than the one that does.
 

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loumaag said:
Two thoughts come to mind when I read this thread.
  1. If you are using CB radios, why do you need scanners to listen to them?
  2. I think the list of scanners that don't cover the CB band is considerably shorter than the one that does.
lou you read my mind
 
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Yeah loumaag, that was a disappointing post in my opinion. In any case, MegaForce, are you looking for a base or handheld scanner?
 

SkipSanders

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Better off finding a cheap used CB handie talkie, if you want portable CB monitoring. Scanners just aren't designed for that band, not really.

First thing is that the rubber antennas on typical scanners are terrible at CB frequencies. At best, you can find some that are designed to work (more or less) around 40 MHz for low band. CB requires a correctly tuned antenna to work at all well, even for just receive.
 

MegaForce

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I've already started copying all the info in this places database. anyone want to start a DECENT board???
 

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So you're going to copy the info on this site to start your own? Good luck with that... :roll:

MegaForce said:
I've already started copying all the info in this places database. anyone want to start a DECENT board???
 

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MegaForce said:
Forget it - the place is run by biased *** who allow luie to acuse me while erasing any response from me.

*** YOU MODS!
Buh by..
 
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