Re: Value of CB radio in Desert Travel?
Posted by The Drifter on December 11, 2001 at 00:54:13:
In Reply to: Value of CB radio in Desert Travel? posted by Bill on December 07, 2001 at 12:52:46:
A CB Radio is useless in the backcountry even with a 100watt amp. I carry 2m, 440, GPS UPLINK/DOWNLINK communications with ASCII email, air craft beackon and flares. I have gotten out on FM with 10m to some folks in BISHOP - near Panamint Springs. Again, the best policy is to leave a detail trip agenda with a friend or of the park service HQ and do not deviate from it.