posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 06:33 PM
On the CB note, I thought I would add some maybe useful info.
You don't have to go expensive to be able to talk a long ways, just have to have the right location and setup.
I have personally used all of these and had very good results out of them all.
Cant beat a good ole Cobra 19, there cheap, do the job, small and modular and for $40, can't beat it for the price. (Uniden and Cobra are virtually
102' Stainless Steel Whip, Also cant beat this one for a mobile antenna. Most are rated 1KW-1.5KW power but I've personally put 2700watts into one
over a few nights and it was perfect afterward.
45 reviews on Radioshack, it got an A+ 5star rating.
The range varies greatly with your area but in the smokey mountains, I have talked across 2 states on 14 watts with one of these.
That, plus a few feet of RG6 or RG8 coax and you're in business.