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Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by Tripple Nickel, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. Tripple Nickel

    Tripple Nickel Active Member

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    What is up with AM traffic ???
    Just got back from 7 days in ST. Augustine FL and monitored CB down & back during daytime. I heard little to no chatter @ all, not even truckers, what has happened!!!!!!!!!!



    tripple nickel
     

  2. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Sr. Member

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    I ran everyone off.
     
  3. Tripple Nickel

    Tripple Nickel Active Member

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    Mudfoot, you're BAD!!!!!!!!!! 3's and good evening to you/yours.
    555
     
  4. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Sr. Member

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    I drove Interstate 70 today between Columbus and Zanesville, OH. Very busy and chatty. If I lived along that corridor, I'd likely have tons of truckers to talk to.

    But that'd get old real quick.
     
  5. Sideways

    Sideways Active Member

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    The intersates are pretty quietfor the most part. Until you get near the city or a major interchange, or traffic jam,
    then they all seem to
    " lose ose their eir panties anties anties anties"
     
  6. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    Florida has been laden with dx from mexico for the last week so I've been off the radio.
     
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  7. Unit 194

    Unit 194 Well-Known Member

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    Interstates 78, 80 and 95 have been pretty quiet in my neck of the woods lately.
     
  8. RatsoW8

    RatsoW8 Supporting Member, W9WDX ARC Member - WD8T

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    Interesting you brought this up. I just got back from vacation. We drove from MI to Avon, NC, about 1000 miles each way. Except for the truckers I didn't see even one CB or ham radio antenna on a vehicle except mine of course. There was almost zero chatter channel 19 except for the occasional radio check. I think the cell phone has taken over.
     
  9. 222DBFL

    222DBFL Sr. Member

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    Yep there are a few pockets of operators that I have made contact with while traveling but for the most part channel 19 is hard to get a radio check these days! Cell phones have definitely taken over. Most drivers use bluetooth devices and talk on the phone. Didn't make it all the way to Port Orange I take it triple nickel. One day when you get down my way make sure to give a shout or pm me! Hope the trip was good and all is well. God bless.
     
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    Unit 194 Well-Known Member

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    Locally, Channel 19 used to be the busiest channel both night and day but lately it has been eerily quiet.
     
  11. Tripple Nickel

    Tripple Nickel Active Member

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    Thanks for the shout out, we were not able to make it to Aunt catfish & your area, just ran out of time. I see you been really busy, keep up the challenge. 3's to you/your's, we'll catch up with you hopefully soon.
    555
     
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    222DBFL Sr. Member

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    Thanks much 555! If you do make it here please do give a shout! Have a good one. God bless
     
  13. Sideways

    Sideways Active Member

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    Boy ain't that the truth. Can call out across the median to opposite running traffic for whatever reason, 1 maybe 2 out of 10 trucks will comeback. I don't know if its cell phones, they don't have their radio on, maybe they don't even have a radio. Or maybe just scared to talk on one. Whatever the reason, its pathetico_O
     
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  14. 222DBFL

    222DBFL Sr. Member

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    Sometimes makes me think my radio isn't working lol. They sure don't answer very often sideways!
     
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  15. weatherman

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    They have the trucks turned down(speed and horsepower) to where they are a hazard, why would they even bother turning on the radio. They only turn on when they come to a stop and want to know why.
     
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