Re: Value of CB radio in Desert Travel?
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Posted by Art Berggreen on December 07, 2001 at 15:10:37:
In Reply to: Value of CB radio in Desert Travel? posted by Bill on December 07, 2001 at 12:52:46:
IMHO, CBs are great for traveling in a group. But if you are
running legal power levels, they don't have very great range.
Cellular coverage is VERY spotty. You can sometimes pick up a
distant cell tower up on a high ridge, but generally they won't
work. We carry a Globalstar satellite phone, mainly for emergencies.
It's a bit pricey, but in an emergency it would seem worth every