"cb radios can be of some use, But not as firefighting communications.
I have one in my pov because sometimes we have had to close roads due to accidents and the cb gave me a means of communicating the road closure to the truckers in our area.
To be able to help my community in its nime of need and in crisis.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love even the dirty grimy parts of the job...cleaning hoses, washin trucks, doing truck inspections....But my favorite part has to be sharing my knowledge with others older and younger than me...Public Relations
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By being a responder, it teaches you how to manage your self and to be available when your tone drops... It also lets you reach out a helping arm when your community needs it most.
Yeah they go for a couple hundred bucks but try like local fourms cause if 1 person is sell their old one its going to be cheaper...a maxar is Motorola Maxar 80. Mostly a low power 25 watt 4 channel crystal controlled radio of the early 1980s. One of the more inexpensive radios produced by motorola at that time. Cost approx 550.00. Very popluar in the corporate sector.