1956, Mardi Gras, Hams, and Photography -
Some of the videos contain strong language, so for now, if you want to see some good parodies of something funny on it's own, go to Youtube.com and search for "Parody - the secret" or something similar. I had a good chuckle, and thanks to Roger in the UK for sending me the link! And for those that truly believe...well...."Live long and prosper, oh! and beam me up Scotty".
Older CB's seem to have kept their value throughout 2009, with premiums paid for "just discovered" classics like the Cobra 2000, Lafayette SSB-140, President Grant, and Johnson 4740 (to name but a few). These rigs, while collectible, are usually purchased for daily use - because they're quality transceivers, and not the junk you see on today's market of surface mounted component rigs. Many shops won't even touch these when a repair is needed, while analog parts are usually available for the older rigs. Speaking of analog devices, here's a great quiz on transistors on the A.R.R.L. site: