CB for Communications? Nov 15, 2017 11:57:04 GMT -5
Post by sixshooter on Nov 15, 2017 11:57:04 GMT -5
Well I am an Old School CB Radio Operator & a Ham Radio Operator as well.I started in CB Radio at age 5 in 1965 & loved talking with folks all over the place both locally & far away.I recall talking with many of them sometimes daily & we actually had conversations about life & things we did in our daily lives.Today it is RARE that I ever hear that on the CB.All I hear is everyone keying on everyone else showing how big their signal is or idiots with noise toys & pure garbage.I think all of the BS on the CB is why I got interested in Ham Radio along with being able to work stations all over the world 24/7 365.I am a DX Chaser most of the time because I like working other countries but I also like a good Rag Chew & there is very little of that on the CB these days.The CB airways sound more like a Riot or a Tarzan Movie which is a shame & a disgrace.We are suppose to be an advanced society in most of the world & listening to the CB Radio would never reflect that.Yes some frequencies on Ham Radio are that way as well but for the most part it is not like that at all.What happened to civilized conversation & common sense on the CB Radio? Who is responsible for it becoming the mad house that it is today when in the 60's,70's,& 80's people actually were civil & talked & communicated in a civil manner? I don't blame people who got out of CB because it became almost impossible to communicate & the language used has become beyond pathetic.Seems some guys think that every female voice that comes on the air are there because they love being talked dirty to.I don't allow my wife on the CB any more because she could not hold a conversation even with me without somebody coming on the air with their filthy mouth cussing & being a total A--hole. It appears we as a society are in a decline because everything is out of wack & few seem too even care.I use my CB for chatting with a few locals & then I turn it OFF because it is far from fun or enjoyable these days.I own over (70) CB's Today because I collect them but I will never use most of them because of the reasons stated above.I never understood Noise Toys,Echo Microphones,Reverb,& Roger Beeps? When I started the hobby everyone wanted nice loud clear transmit audio & no noise.Today some think the more noise they have the better they sound.In some cases that may be true so that it covers their filthy comments.What it does is draws attention to them & I think many want that attention because they don't get it at home. CB will never see the Boom that it once did & it's not because of cell phones but because of Morons & Adult Children who care only about themselves & their own selfish stupidity.CB is like the rest of the world,it's gone to hell in a hand basket & channel 6 is the biggest toilet channel of them all & one I never stop on these days.