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#849831 - 13th Jan 2014 1:23am UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014!
TheGodSplinter Offline
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Registered: 13th Aug 2009
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YEP!

From April of 2014, CB Radio has added to it, completely legally, Single Side Band (SSB) and Amplitude Modulation (AM) modes.

The best/main difference will be, of course, that, with SSB/AM, CB Radio becomes legally INTERNATIONAL, and no longer just a local system!

If that doesn't breathe life back into CB Radio in the United Kingdom, then nothing can.

Ian.

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#849839 - 13th Jan 2014 7:53am Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
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That's good News, for me the buzz was that it was illegal.
I'm going back 30yrs omg
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#849872 - 13th Jan 2014 10:38am Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: Mark]
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I still use mine on all modes am/fm/ssb pity not many others do
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#849873 - 13th Jan 2014 10:44am Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
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They will! This will bring back CB in the UK!

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#849978 - 13th Jan 2014 7:00pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
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I await the pirate radio stations laugh

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#849986 - 13th Jan 2014 7:26pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: EvilCycle]
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More Info Here

For example, have a look here:

BREAKING News - AM & SSB CB TO BECOME LEGAL IN UK APRIL 2014
http://s3.zetaboards.com/copythat/topic/7654094

CB AM/SSB Consultation Document
http://s3.zetaboards.com/copythat/topic/7647793

Call Channels for our new SSB/AM legal mode
http://s3.zetaboards.com/copythat/topic/7648061

... and the documents regarding this change are here:
http://s3.zetaboards.com/copythat/topic/7658130
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#850419 - 14th Jan 2014 8:04pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: reddragon]
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Registered: 6th Feb 2009
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Bloody hell never thought this would happen, have a sideband rig i haven't turned on for about 20 years maybe easier selling it now.

Looked on Ebay and the Cb sellers seem to mention this.


Edited by uggla (14th Jan 2014 8:07pm)
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#868321 - 2nd Apr 2014 9:10pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
washmonster Offline
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Not used CB for over 20 years. Whilst SSB & AM may have interesting possibilities, how many countries use the same frequencies as the UK ? The old US channels were used world wide which gave the international contacts when conditions were right.
Are UK channels also european standard ?

Thanks skylarc.

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#868382 - 3rd Apr 2014 5:27am Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
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I've honestly no idea about the European thing, Skylarc. It might be worth hanging around the CB RADIO UK Facebook page; the information is probably somewhere on there.

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#879132 - 4th Jun 2014 1:22pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
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Anyone taken more interest in this, some nice multinorm sets out now from President and plenty of Cobras and Superstars fetching good money now on Ebay.
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#879134 - 4th Jun 2014 1:57pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
Finney Offline
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Registered: 22nd Feb 2012
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Ive got an 80 channel cb radio for Sale if anyone interested..

Functions (TCB550)
.40 Channels
.26.965Mhz to 27.405Mhz (CEPT)
.27.60125Mhz to 27.99125Mhz (UK)
.Multiple Bands
.4 Watts Output Power
.AM/FM Operation
.Beep Tone ON/OFF
.T.O.T (Timer Our Time)
.BacKlight Dimmer
.Emergency Channel
.Scan
Keypad Lock & Remote Lock
Blue Illumination

The Kit Includes:

TTI TCB-550 CB radio

5" Magnetic mount

Black Mini Springer

I bought this to use in my wagon but unfortunately my company will not allow them now. Have only used it a couple of times so it is in perfect condition. Also included is a 24volt to 12volt dropper ( had to use this in the wagon).

Will take 40 for it

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#879139 - 4th Jun 2014 2:22pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: Finney]
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Registered: 5th Jul 2012
Posts: 2518
Loc: Merseyside
Originally Posted By: Finney
Ive got an 80 channel cb radio for Sale if anyone interested..

Functions (TCB550)
.40 Channels
.26.965Mhz to 27.405Mhz (CEPT)
.27.60125Mhz to 27.99125Mhz (UK)
.Multiple Bands
.4 Watts Output Power
.AM/FM Operation
.Beep Tone ON/OFF
.T.O.T (Timer Our Time)
.BacKlight Dimmer
.Emergency Channel
.Scan
Keypad Lock & Remote Lock
Blue Illumination

The Kit Includes:

TTI TCB-550 CB radio

5" Magnetic mount

Black Mini Springer

I bought this to use in my wagon but unfortunately my company will not allow them now. Have only used it a couple of times so it is in perfect condition. Also included is a 24volt to 12volt dropper ( had to use this in the wagon).

Will take 40 for it
There is a for Sale section to post items for Sale, read the rules
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#879141 - 4th Jun 2014 2:55pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: uggla]
TheGodSplinter Offline
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Registered: 13th Aug 2009
Posts: 41
Loc: Bebington

I think CB radio is well on its way to coming back, Ug.

If folk have CB equipment to sell and they, themselves, are not coming back to CB, this is a good time to start selling those pieces off.

If folk are coming back on, it might still be a good idea to use PMs to arrange times to catch others on there. It's important to get a few successful copies in during the first dozen tries, or so, or disappointment will follow.

We can do this...we can bring back Wirral CB Radio - this time, with AM, and USB/LSB.

It really can go back to the way it was, but some of the old problems on there will show up, again. We just have to be grown up and deal with them, with good ideas and determination.

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#879142 - 4th Jun 2014 3:02pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: TheGodSplinter]
Finney Offline
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Registered: 22nd Feb 2012
Posts: 412
Loc: here & there....
Thanks for that Mr keyboard warrior, willo, I am aware it is an item for Sale and have advertised the said item in the for Sale section before only to be let down TWICE by YOURSELF after claiming to want to purchase the cb set.
I have added it to this thread incase any budding CBer's wish to buy a cheap set up after reading the thread.
I am sure you will have notified Mark the moderator and he will no doubt move the post to the for Sale section in due course if he deems it appropriate.
Again WILLO I thank you for your concerns

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#879144 - 4th Jun 2014 3:26pm Re: UK CB Radio Gets SSB & AM, From April Of 2014! [Re: Finney]
Willo_ Offline
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Registered: 5th Jul 2012
Posts: 2518
Loc: Merseyside
Originally Posted By: Finney
Thanks for that Mr keyboard warrior, willo, I am aware it is an item for Sale and have advertised the said item in the for Sale section before only to be let down TWICE by YOURSELF after claiming to want to purchase the cb set.
I have added it to this thread incase any budding CBer's wish to buy a cheap set up after reading the thread.
I am sure you will have notified Mark the moderator and he will no doubt move the post to the for Sale section in due course if he deems it appropriate.
Again WILLO I thank you for your concerns
your very welcome, It's nice to help
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