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Author Topic: FM CB Activity - 26.805 MHz FM 1630 UTC 4 Jan 2024  (Read 335 times)

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FM CB Activity - 26.805 MHz FM 1630 UTC 4 Jan 2024
« on: January 04, 2024, 1655 UTC »
Strong signals coming in locally and via the W3HFU KiwiSDR on 26.805MHz FM free band CB FM calling frequency.

There doesn't seem to be much, if any, in-band FM mode activity at least at the moment. 

The "usual suspects" are active as well:

26.555 MHz LSB - Spanish language calling frequency, very busy
26.575 MHz AM - Mexican trucker frequency, basically nonstop activity
26.585 MHz AM - Just as busy as 26.575MHz
26.615 MHz LSB - Weak SSB chatter on this frequency, Spanish language
26.655 MHz AM - US stations, possibly hunters / hunt club radio comms
26.735 MHz AM - US truck drivers using export radios, this is Channel 19 "down one band" and often has trucker chatter on it
26.765 MHz AM - Taxi cab radio dispatch, YL dispatcher - the usual LMR / PMR user of this frequency 26765 AM 26.7650 MHz AM
26.785 MHz AM - US freeband CB radio chatter
26.915 MHz AM - the usual activity on this frequency


27.420 MHz LSB - US freeband CB radio chatter
27.445 MHz USB - Spanish language comms, some QRM from 27.45 MHz
27.450 MHz LSB - US freeband CB radio comms, fair signals
27.455 MHz USB - Spanish language calling frequency, see also: 26.555 LSB
27.475 MHz AM - Possible taxi cab radio dispatch, interesting frequency choice
27.485 MHz AM - Spanish language taxi cab dispatcher, YL dispatcher with heavy SSB QRM
27.515 MHz LSB - Caribbean calling frequency, The Knight Patrol!
27.525 MHz LSB - Caribbean area chatter, distinctive accent
27.555 MHz USB - Calling frequency, active
27.575 MHz AM - Taxi cab radio dispatch, heavy QRM from SSB
27.625 MHz LSB - US stations, very weak
27.635 MHz AM - US truckers using export radios, sporadic activity (see also: 27.185 MHz, 26.735 MHz, 25.835 MHz, etc.)
27.655 MHz USB - Spanish language freeband CB radio comms
27.665 MHz USB - Spanish speaking freeband CB chatter
27.695 MHz LSB - Extremely strong Latin American informal QSO
27.725 MHz LSB - Spanish speaking freeband CB 11m comms
27.725 MHz USB - Spanish speaking freebanders
27.735 MHz AM - Radio taxi dispatch, Latin America - YL taxi dispatcher, Spanish language
27.745 MHz AM - Radio taxi dispatch, Latin America - YL taxi dispatcher, Spanish language
27.755 MHz AM - Radio taxi dispatch, Latin America - YL taxi dispatcher, Spanish language
27.765 MHz LSB - Spanish language chatter
27.785 MHz AM - Radio taxi dispatch, Latin America - YL taxi dispatcher, Spanish language
27.815 MHz AM - Radio taxi dispatch, Latin America - YL taxi dispatcher, Spanish language
27.905 MHz AM - Radio taxi dispatch, Latin America - YL taxi dispatcher, Spanish language
27.915 MHz AM - US truck drivers, very dramatic fading

Update:  at 1650 UTC, 26.805 MHz FM is still active.  I also noted a mixture of AM, FM and LSB signals on CB Channel 40 frequency 27.405 MHz.

There is also an unmodulated carrier wave signal on 27.145 MHz, plus two different data signals, one centered on 27.144 MHz, the other centered closer to 27143.5 kHz 27.1435 kHz.  Their bandwidths are within the RCRS regulations either way.
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/transceivers/scanners/receivers - land mobile system operator - focus on VHF/UHF and 11m