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CB radios were — and still often are — a practical tool on the road, especially in a trucker’s life. But back in the 1970s and ’80s these portable communication devices were at the heart of a pop-culture craze. Suburban families suddenly had CB radios in their cars, and TV shows, movies, and novelty songs paid homage. In this quick trip through CB radio history, we’ll journey right up to today’s expanded uses (including a dark, illegal use) and offer some shopping options for those who want to join the retro-inspired fun.
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