missmatch said: wow. great reviews. excited to try out a cb radio. wonder if u have to use a specific language or something like that when u use this. that's a 10-4 good buddy, need to learn trucker-talk most common terms Break one-nine or break on the channel, channel 19 is most common open call channel roger that (agree) what's your 20? (10-20 is location) How about you northbound big truck(company name) at 120-I'm traveling south, want someone heading north Northbound at 120-milemarker location How's it looking over your shoulder(what are road conditions behind you like-me south, them north) Gators on the side at 120(retread tire rubber on road/shoulder at whatever mile marker) is chicken coop open(weigh station) a bear in the air-helicopter cop CHIPS-motorcycle cop Come on back-keep talking or repeat Bear in the woods(cop hiding) peddle down/hammer-on (keep on speeding-no cops seen) grab some joe and go (coffee and back trucking)
JiggleTheHandle said: Last summer my uncle who is a retired truck driver said these things are still used for romance for hire by naughty ladies and lonely roadrunners. Lots of jargon and code words. That would be "coin operated beaver" back in the day.
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