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LETSROLL
12-12-2011, 10:51 AM
Question for all you non HAM guys. What CB Channel do you typically use? I installed mine a while ago and on the occasions when I turn it on (out and about in the Denver metro area) , I never hear any chatter from anyone anywhere. I think I leave it on Channel 9, but I've even turned the Channel to the day's date to see if that gets me anything.

We're getting ready to take a holiday roadtrip and thought it might be usefual to have it dialed in to the right channel(s).

Thanks

Uncle Ben
12-12-2011, 11:06 AM
4 is the common 4 wheelers channel. If its busy then try the jump to 16 (4x4). Pretty standard procedure.

rover67
12-12-2011, 11:42 AM
and 19 is what the truckers normally use on the hwy

subzali
12-12-2011, 12:38 PM
I thought truckers typically use 18?

Uncle Ben
12-12-2011, 12:50 PM
I thought truckers typically use 18?

18 is news to me.

rover67
12-12-2011, 01:57 PM
they use 19 primarily..

wesintl
12-12-2011, 02:15 PM
18...:confused: dude, you need to sit down one weekend and watch convoy, bj and the bear, smokey and the bandit...

http://www.andrewnixon.com/movies/trucker.htm

breaker one nine...

Uncle Ben
12-12-2011, 03:25 PM
OK so it bugged me......

The all knowing Google told me the answer to Radars riddle....

"Channel 18: used Australia wide as the 'Caravan and Campers Channel'."