Upgrade From Two-Way Radio

CB Radio Was The Original Social Media Network
We were both hard-core CB Radio enthusiasts for years. Today you'll find us using one or more of these services listed below to speak with friends and family. CB Radio 2.0
  • Zello is the #1 push-to-talk and walkie talkie app, used by millions people around the world. It turns any smartphone or connected device into a walkie-talkie — anywhere with Wi-Fi or cellular data service. We connect friends, family, and communities — to socialize as well as to organize in times of urgency.
  • Voxer Walkie Talkie is both a live "push-to-talk" system and a voice messaging system for smartphones.
  • Jitsi Chat let's you hold unlimited free meetings with up to 100 participants at a time. End-to-End encryption. Multiple participants can share their screen simultaneously. Remotely control other participants desktop.
  • Element.io - Element is a Matrix-based end-to-end encrypted messenger and secure collaboration app. It's decentralised for digital sovereign self-hosting, or through a hosting service such as Element Matrix Services. Element operates on the open Matrix network to provide interoperability and easy connections.
  • SimpleX Chat: private and secure messenger without any user IDs (not even random) Privacy redefined The first messenger without user IDs. This radically improves your privacy.
  • Jami is a free and secure communication platform that allows you to share files, messages, and media with anyone on any device. You can use Jami for instant messaging, audio and video calls, swarms, video-conferences, screen sharing, and more.
  • Session is a private messenger that lets you send messages without revealing your identity or metadata. You can chat with up to 100 people at once, use voice messages and attachments, and enjoy features like groups and onion routing.
Gaming Chat Software
Serious gamer's use voice chat to talk with fellow teammates. We have compiled a list of the top voice chat clients for video gamer's.
  • 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.
  • TeamSpeak provides superior voice quality for its target audience, gamers, who can use the software to communicate with other players on the same team of a multiplayer game. Communicating by voice gives a competitive advantage by allowing players to keep their hands on the controls.
  • Mumble is an open source voice communication application that features customization in game overlay, application skins, conversation recording, and advanced voice activity detection.

You can join other Internet chat communities:

Paltalk lets you video, voice, or text chat with anyone on any device. It offers users the ability to create their own public virtual chat room. An infographic created by the company in 2015 revealed that they had surpassed 100 million users.
Camfrog offers free video chat rooms, online group chat, video conference, and live webcams for all. Camfrog client was created by Camshare in October 2003 and later acquired by Paltalk in 2010.

Two-Way Radio Simulators

Two-Way Radio Simulators
HamSphere is a subscription-based internet service that simulates amateur radio communication using VoIP connections over the Internet. The simulator allows licensed radio amateurs and unlicensed enthusiasts to communicate with one another using a simulated ionosphere.
QsoNet is a subscription-based that uses the internet to receive audio signals from a ham radio transmitting station, then instantly reflects the audio back to all stations listening on that frequency. There is no RF. Everything is done over the internet with licensed amateurs radio enthusiasts.
Join The Fediverse

Join The Fediverse

An alternative to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and others...
Join Mastodon: https://joinmastodon.org/serversJoin Lemmy is a selfhosted social link aggregation and discussion platform.Join Peertube: https://joinpeertube.org/Join PixelFed: https://pixelfed.org/servers
  • Trunk allows you to mass-follow a bunch of people in order to get started with Mastodon or any other platform on the Fediverse.
  • https://fedi.directory is a list of interesting accounts to follow on Mastodon and the Fediverse.

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