CB in the M/H

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  1. andyman

    andyman Read Only Funster

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    Has anyone got CB in their motorhome. I am thinking of fitting a CB in the bus,and where is the best place for the aerial. I know a few RV's have CB but on a coachbuilt aerial locaton is limited.
    Andy
     
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    We often take the CB with us, but its not permanently fitted in the motorhome xxxx
     
  3. sinbad1

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    If you have a metal ladder on the rear then use that as the ground plane, you could earth it to the chassis using some cable, main thing is getting the swr 1-1.5 or lower.

    I think there was a thread about this you'll need to search ;however, dont think you'll find many on channel, maybe the odd trucker.

    10 10 good buddy.
     
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    most people i travel with now use hand held walkie talkies from asda n the likes . its possible to get hands free n customs at borders think they are phones .work well upto a couple of mile.
     
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  6. SC 05 OUT

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    can these be used by two vehicles on the move? whats the radius of comuncation?

    thanks
     
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    Yes Seb they can be used by people in moving vehicles. Range depends on where you are, open areas maybe 2/3 miles, built up areas a lot less. We use them for flying (paramotoring) and at a decent altitude, 2000ft or more, the range can be as good as 5/6 miles or more
     
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    just had a quick look at asda web site, they only seem to do the kiddie type, "spiderman ect " I'll look in store for more
     
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    All the lads agree that the BT ones are amongst the best.
     
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    buXXer I cant have spiderman then, :Rofl1:

    google price check, it is then
     
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    i used to use binatone. but they got nicked in maroc .now use some from aldi/lidl seem ok have splitter channels. all seem to use same frequencies. great pieces of kit. good for if you in convoy or just in markets.
     
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    make sure you buy a 'marine' type aeriel which has its own earth return
     
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