Mauser3006 Posted July 5, 2015 Report Share Posted July 5, 2015 When you think of emergency communication, the first thing that comes to mind is Ham Radio. However set up costs are high and you need a licence, plus plenty of practice. The other option is Citizen Band (CB) Radio. It's lightweight, intuitive, cheap (initial setup probably under £100) and simple to use. I keep one in my 4x4 and when there's nothing on the radio, or if I'm on a long journey I'll switch it on and see who's about. I've had some very imteresting chats with truckers and other people who are probably similarly minded, I've also listened to some absolute rubbish though! Still, it's there in the vehicle and whilst there is no where near as much traffic as I'm sure there was pre-mobile telephone; I'm betting that there will be a whole load of traffic once the grid is down and old sets are dusted off! I think a set should be on everyone's self reliance list. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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