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Antenna – Base Station CB Antennas

Continuing with our research of the CB craze of the mid 70s we’ll take a look at what were considered the elite antennas when it came to having a CB setup.  While the truckers may have ruled the roads and channel 19, it was the everyday hobbyist who ruled the airwaves from home, and rule they did.

If you were on CB and really wanted to impress people with your booming voice over the airwaves you had no choice but to set up a base unit.  Not only were the units themselves powerful but the antennas that people put up on their roof tops could have given some rival TV stations a run for their money.

Choosing a CB antenna for your base station was not easy.  There were plenty to choose from and they all had their pluses and minuses.

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