Winter 2018

Citizens’ Babel

Eyeball Cards: The Art of British CB Radio Culture

By William Hogan
Four Corners Irregulars, £14

Eyeball Cards: The Art of British CB Radio Culture (William Hogan, Four Corners Irregulars, £14) is the first in a series that will be ‘introductions to important but overlooked areas of creativity’.

The book documents the subculture of the UK Citizens Band radio in the 1970s and early 80s – a two-way radio system with its origin in the US – whose popularity soared among the trucking community during the fuel shortages of the early 1970s.

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Right and top: Cover and spread for Eyeball Cards: The Art of British CB Radio Culture by William Hogan.

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John O’Reilly, educator, editor, London

Read the full version in Eye no. 95 vol. 24, 2018

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