Category Archives: CB Radio

CB Radio: The Original Social Media

By | August 24, 2021

There are lots of complaints these days regarding social media. People are claiming their opinions are being censored by Big Tech. What to do? I say “Take it old school!” 45 years ago this week, I bought my first citizens band radio. CB radio was the original social media: Facebook and Twitter, all rolled into… Read More »

Wayne Gave Me this Midland 77-882 CB Radio

By | August 6, 2012

I can’t believe that hardly anyone still uses CB radio. Recently, my friend Wayne gave me a very nice mobile unit that was manufactured in 1977. I hooked it up to a 12-volt power supply, constructed a 1/2 wave dipole antenna out of speaker wire, and set it up here in my office. Even though… Read More »