Can I listen to CB radio online?
Note that though CB itself is range-limited, the internet is not; you can easily listen online to CB chatter happening in any part of the world. You need only an internet-connected computer, a browser and a pair of speakers.
Can a CB radio be used as a scanner?
The BearTracker 885 does what no other CB Radio can do: It can keep you up-to-date with current public safety activity anywhere in the US and Canada* by scanning for police, fire, ambulance, and/or DOT radio traffic. No need to worry about changing scanner programming as you drive.
Do 2 way radios work with CB?
In order for your two-way radio to communicate with a CB, you will need to tune your device correctly so that both devices are on the same channel and frequency.
How far can CB radios reach?
What channel do the police use CB radio?
Channel 5 and 35: are the designated emergency channels, and are not to be used except in an emergency. To make an emergency call, switch your radio to Channel 5 with duplex on, if there is no response, try again with duplex off.
Do CB radios require a license?
CB repeater stations To operate a CB repeater station , you need an apparatus licence. If you are near a repeater station, you can operate a CB radio station through the CB repeater station but only: in the UHF band.
Is Baofeng illegal?
While it’s true many of the Baofengs are wide open on any frequency in the 136–174Mhz and 400–520Mhz range, and it is illegal to import, market and sell these devices, it is not illegal to own or operate these devices if you are a licensed Amateur radio operator and you are operating only on amateur radio frequencies.
Can Baofeng radios be tracked?
For more than a generation, we have lived with the reality of having our radio traffic monitored by anyone with a programmable scanner. The Baofeng and similar radios will program any public safety frequency in the VHF (150-174 MHz) and UHF (450-475MHz) bands.