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Citizen Band User’s on Internet

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In this article you will discover:

  • CB Radio Apps.
  • CB Radio sites.
  • Forum.
  • Social Media  (Facebook Pages & Groups).

The purpose of writing this blog is to mobilize Citizen Band Community on the internet. So that they interact & collaborate towards a common GOAL. CB Radio was the social media of 1970’s. Yes, we agree that many modern technologies had taken over OLD means of communication but still CB Radio can’t be kept in the cupboards. There are many aspects that CB Radios are much better than modern means of communications.

Even on internet CB culture is still alive. You may find the different type of CB software applications, groups, and forums on the internet. Today we will discuss The different type of software applications that CBer’s can use on the internet and they will benefit them.

CB Radio Apps

Different CB apps are created to remember Citizen Band 1970’s greatness and encourage this hobby to youngster let’s take a look at them.

  1. CB iTunes App for Mac & PC

CB allows you to listen to CB app broadcasters for free, anywhere in the world. At its core, the CB app is designed to function like an old-fashioned Citizen’s Band radio, but with unlimited range. An in-app purchase unlocks broadcasting so you can get in on the fun!

CB RADIO – It can still SAVE your LIFE

For privacy and safety, your exact location on the CB map will NEVER show up to other users. Although you can see your own location accurately, you can only see an approximate location for other users (red, green, and purple pins). This is because we intentionally and randomly move your pin on the map, to within 5-10 miles of your actual location. You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.

Benefit of CB App

  • A fun way to meet new people and talk to friends all over the world.
  • A social network for people who enjoy the personal touch of real conversation.
  • An easy-to-use simulation of a ham radio, a CB radio, and a walkie-talkie, all in one.

How it works:

  1. Download the app and open it.
  2. Listen to what other people have to say.
  3. Swipe the channel display to change the channel.
  4. Unlock the full app to talk to other broadcasters, as well as many other features!
  5. Pinch-zoom the map to make your broadcast and reception area larger or smaller, or leave World Mode on to talk to people around the world!

Link to this app:

  1. CB on Mobile App

“CB on Mobile” is useful only if installed and turned on, ON TWO devices! It imitates the behavior of a CB Radio. Can provides an easy voice communication between online devices that are in a virtual square with its sides at a preset distance from the user’s GPS location. Does not make residual noise. The best thing about this app is it can reproduce the last 5 messages received, without saving full message history. If a user can block listening to another user, if he is considering him annoying. Need for this app is an Android device with GPS and active Internet connection (it doesn’t work without them). No need for an external antenna, no paint damage and doesn’t require any hardware installation.

How it Works:

  1. Install the application.
  2. Press on Register.
  3. Insert your data.
  4. Press again on Register.
  5. Access your email and validate the account.
  6. Press on Login.
  7. Insert email and password.
  8. Press on Login.

Link to this app:

Famous CB Radio Sites

There are many sites related to CB stuff. The purpose of this side is to help this community and encourage newbies to learn more about Citizen Band Service. Many online websites (stores, magazines, articles & etc…) related to Citizen Band Community. Most of them test and explain modifications, and provide in-depth information for CB radio, antennas, microphones, CB accessories to users. They also run online stores that sell out CB stuff. One of the best things is CBer’s will find their issues resolved easily on websites (i.e. that may information needed about product or any service required.) Some of the best in this business are given below.

Find: 10 Best CB Radio Dealers You Must Know

  1. CB Radio Magazine is an online magazine with CB radio related articles and reviews. We test radios, explain modifications, and provide in-depth information for CB radio users.


  1. Walcott Radios

Walcott Radio is a one-stop CB radio shop for all things CB and Ham Radio. They have many radios, antennas, and other accessories in stock, ready to ship out the same day you place an order. When you visit or buy online from Walcott Radio, you get real users of citizen band (CB) radios and equipment to work on your installations. All our sales representatives can offer product selection help for those new to CB or HAM radios. Walcott Radio truly accommodates each and every customer with personal one-on-one support.


  1. GI Joe’s Radio Electronics

GI Joe’s is an online CB equipment’s selling store that sells the variety of radios. If you have questions? Email a GI Joe’s Radio tech, their team will help you choosing radios, picking out a CB antenna a CB radio microphone or other related CB radio equipment and CB radio accessories.


  1. CB World

CB World has been in the business of selling CB radios and CB antennas for nearly 40 years. Their store’s staff offers over 60 years of combined experience to help ensure that you make the right purchase, the first time. Original CB shop was opened in 1976 primarily to serve professional drivers right off of I-5 in Albany, Oregon.


Citizen Band Forums

We consider forums the best source of gathering CBer’s at one place. Like CB Radios, forums also share the same taste of sharing your opinions, suggestions, CB issues & more. If you want any information about product or similar you can POST your THREAD. All the community will share their opinion with you. Many forums out on the internet. All you have to do is register yourself, and participate.  You have a richer vein of experience to draw on because you can pool examples, references, and ideas.

  1. CB Radio Forum | is the world’s largest radio communications data provider, featuring a complete frequency database, trunked radio system information, and FCC license data. It is also the largest broadcaster of public safety live audio communications feeds, hosting thousands of live audio broadcasts of Police, Fire, EMS, Railroad, and aircraft communications.


  1. Radio Reference Forum is the world’s largest radio communications data provider, featuring a complete frequency database, trunked radio system information, and FCC license data. It is also the largest broadcaster of public safety live audio communications feeds, hosting thousands of live audio broadcasts of Police, Fire, EMS, Railroad, and aircraft communications.


  1. Two-Way Radio

This is the place for online CB Radio discussions. You can post you any kind of CB radio questions. There are many users in this forum that can much better than any one person could have done on their own.


Citizen Band on Social Media

A lot more CBer’s you will find on a different platform like Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and Google+. Now the charge is on every one of you, to join these communities and share your experience with others.

  1. List of Popular Facebook Pages & Group:
Famous Groups 
01 CB Radios for sale & Swap
02 CB radio show and tell!
03 CB Radio Communications Etc.
Famous Pages 
01   CB & Ham Antenna
02 Snuffcan’s CB Radio Page
03 CB Radio News
  1. CBer’s on REDDIT

On Reddit, you can join r/CB radio community to interact with CB community.

Link to the community:

How CBer’s can take HELP from the internet

  1. Imagine you need to BUY a CB Radio. But it’s always a tough to call to select the best one out of it, don’t worry! You can ask for help in any group or forum. After few minutes you will be in a position to select the suitable CB system for yourself.
  2. You can easily get informed about the new product launched by the company. Only you have to follow the company website or their Page.
  3. Nowadays there are many online stores that sell the variety of CB radios, the best thing about them before purchasing you will see a lot of reviews about the product before putting it in your RIG. That will definitely help you out. e.g Amazon & E-bay etc.

Now it’s your turn. What do you think that these online communities need to improve? Share your opinion with us. Don’t forget to share this article on your Facebook wall with hashtag #RadiosGuideArticles

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