CB Radio In The United Kingdom
Citizens Band radio (often shortened to CB radio) is a system of short-distance radio communications between individuals on a selection of 40 channels within the 27-MHz (11 m) band. In the United Kingdom, CB radio was first legally introduced in 1981, but had been used illegally for some years prior.
In December 2006, CB radio was deregulated by Ofcom and is now license free. Although the use of CB radios in the UK has declined from its peak, it is still popular, especially with the farming community, Land Rover owners and Mini-Cab services. It is also fitted as standard to 'Street Glide' and 'Electra Glide' models of Harley Davidson touring motorcycles sold in the UK.
Read more about CB Radio In The United Kingdom: History, Methods of Transmission, The CB Craze and Legalisation, Nuisance, Eyeballs, Foxhunts, Channel 9, QSL'ing, Fall From Popularity, Licence Free CB Brings Rise in Popularity, Freebanding
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