CB Radios Glossary
CB Radio Specifications and Meanings
A useful guide to CB Radio specifications to help you choose a radio that best suits your needs.
Operates on 40 UK Channels only.
Operates on 40 UK Channels & 40 European Channels
Operates on 10 bands with over 400 channels allowing you to use it all throughout Europe.
LED Channel Read-out
LED read-out shows channel number
Backlit LCD Display
Backlit LCD display shows channel number and other icons
Digital Signal Meter
Meter on LCD screen shows incoming and outgoing signal strength
Analogue Signal Meter
Mechanical style signal meter shows accurate signal strength reading
Up/Down Buttons on Mic
Buttons on microphone allow you to change channel
Allows you to scan all the channels for a transmission at the touch of a button
Last Channel Recall
Takes you back to the last channel you transmitted on
This amplifies your voice through an external PA Horn
Key Lock Function
When activated, provides key pad security eliminating accidental channel change.
Adjusts the level of outgoing audio
Adjusts the level of incoming signal
Adjusts the tone of the incoming audio
Automatically adjusts the squelch level
Channel 9 Button
Allows you to jump to the emergency channel at the touch of a button
Channel 19 Button
Allows you to jump to the calling channel at the touch of a button
Shows frequency on screen as well as channel number
Allows you to store frequently used channels in a memory bank (5 or 7)
Allows you to monitor 2 channels at once
Backlit Front Panel
Makes the radio easy to use in the dark
12 or 24 Volt Operation
CB Radio operates on 12 or 24 Volt.
Built in VOX
Voice activated hands-free function.
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