Times sure have changed from the days of our youth, in the late 60s, 70s and 80s, when we spent hours on the CB Radio with our friends. Nowadays, thanks to VoIP clients and instant messaging, everyone is using the Internet. You no longer need to purchase expensive radios, amplifiers, or cluttering up the yard with unsightly antennas. You can protect your anonymity, confidentiality and stop hecklers from disrupting you. We love these services listed below, and we hope you'll find this information useful in your search for old and new friendships you left behind on the CB Radio.
- Skype is one of the better-known voice chat software products on the Internet. You can text, voice, and video chat with up to 12 people for FREE anytime. Once you install the software; please give us a call and my nickname is KE4JCD.
- Discord is the number-one proprietary freeware VoIP platform designed for video gaming communities, that specializes in text, image, video and audio communication between users in a chat channel. Discord works on Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Linux, and in web browsers.
- FaceTime is Apple's video-voice chat software. It's ONLY available for iOS mobile devices and Macintosh computers that run Mac OS X 10.6.6 and later.
- Tox is a new kind of Instant Messaging. With the rise of government monitoring programs, Tox provides an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and family without anyone else listening in. While other big-name services require you to pay for features, Tox is totally free, and comes without advertising.
- Whereby.com view up to 4 friends on live video chat! Create your own room (whereby.com/your-room) and send the link on chat, Facebook messenger, SMS or email to invite people. No registration required, or software to install; once people click the link, they'll appear with you!
- Paltalk is the largest video-voice chat room community. Explore thousands of free online video-voice chat rooms and meet millions of friendly members worldwide. It offers the ability for users to create their own public virtual chat room. While basic services are free of charge and the software is free to download; fee-based memberships and paid upgrades to more capable service are offered.
- CB Radio Chat is a free entairtaining live voice communicator/messenger with people around the world at high audio quality. Simply touch the blue button, talk to your friends and make new ones like with walkie-talkie and Push To Talk (PTT). CB Radio Chat requires the Internet connection (WiFi, 3G, 4G, EDGE or GPRS) for audio transmition, (max 11MB per hour). No registration needed - use it instantly. CB Radio Chat is almost like group/conference call.
- Free Radio Network is a VoIP Gateways, connected to the FRN Network, give a bigger range to portable/mobile radios. These gateways are situated on different locations. Everything that is received by one gateway is send to other gateways over the internet. The other gateways retransmit the received signal. By installing the Free Radio Network Client on your computer, gives you access to the network
- Zello is a mobile app that allows you to push-to-talk (PTT) walkie-talkie to anyone worldwide. It's available for Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Windows PC, rugged mobile devices and two-way radios. You'll usually find me in my personal chat room called Amateur Radio Ragchewing or Bookworm Cowboy Chat Shack....