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Does any have at CB installed on their ATV? I just installed mine, a cobra 75 WSXT handheld and I used a rearview mirrow hook to keep it connected to my handlebars. I bought a small 2.5ft antenna and bolted it to the rear basket rack. It seems to be working well. I just wanted to know if anyone else came up with any better CB's to use or if their is anyway to improve on my setup.
 

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You could do that, but why? Just get a GMRS walkie-talkie, same $, and its mobile. You can put in your waterproof box, in a waterproof pouch, and even if you get upside down in water, you can still get it out and use it.
 

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Not everyone goes deep sea diving with their quads.

I have thought about putting one on mine. And a good cb will out do a hand held anyday.
 

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Not everyone goes deep sea diving with their quads.

I have thought about putting one on mine. And a good cb will out do a hand held anyday.
true big daddy, but occaisionally you get sprinkles, or splashes. you never know what will happen on your honda. hate to mess up a good cb like that.
 

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You could put it in one of them protective boxes like they put radios in. Some cb's are the same size as a car radio.
 

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My cousin puts a Corba Radio on his too.He talks to my Uncle and Grandpa,because they work for a trucking company.I'm putting me on one soon.We use them when were in the forest to talk because the cell phones dont useually work.
 

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Marine radios are my first choice....much much much clearer in sound and plus they push put way more power....usual cb's only make about 5-7 watts if they are tuned and peaked, without kickers.....marine radios come out the box about 30 watts hot



Just something to think about, I love mine
 

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Marine radios are my first choice....much much much clearer in sound and plus they push put way more power....usual cb's only make about 5-7 watts if they are tuned and peaked, without kickers.....marine radios come out the box about 30 watts hot



Just something to think about, I love mine
I went through this in a related discussion a couple of months ago in the off topic forum. With very few exceptions - generally either because your business is directly related to marine use like a marina, marine salvage/repair, or drawbridge operator, etc. - it is illegal in the US to use marine VHF radios on land. The FCC takes violations a bit more seriously than say usage of handheld GMRS radios without the proper license.

Also, mounted (i.e. not handheld) VHF radios in the US have a maximum legal input of 25W, not 30 W.
 

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Also, mounted (i.e. not handheld) VHF radios in the US have a maximum legal input of 25W, not 30 W.
CBs...5-8 watts hot out the box...marine, 25-30...can be found on any manufacturers website

Mississippi doesn't seem to have too many conflicts with the FCC....also, most hunters prefer the marine radio as opposed to CB radios...also, on the technical side, CB radios users are supposed to have a license to operate, seldomly done. Game wardens also use both medias to communicate as well as their high/low band frequencies.

Although still not legal, often practiced....use at your own risk
 

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Also, mounted (i.e. not handheld) VHF radios in the US have a maximum legal input of 25W, not 30 W.
CBs...5-8 watts hot out the box...marine, 25-30...can be found on any manufacturers website

Mississippi doesn't seem to have too many conflicts with the FCC....also, most hunters prefer the marine radio as opposed to CB radios...also, on the technical side, CB radios users are supposed to have a license to operate, seldomly done. Game wardens also use both medias to communicate as well as their high/low band frequencies.

Although still not legal, often practiced....use at your own risk[/quote]

The FCC eliminated all licensing requirements for CB radios in the US over 10 years ago.

Brain fart on my part, the maximum legal transmitted OUTPUT in the US is 4 watts for CB, 25 watts for VHF. If you're using CB/SSB you're allowed 12W PEP on either sideband.
 
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