A reader of the blog asked about "peaked" CBs available for sale online, and whether they were worth the extra price charged.
This was a good question, as peaked CBs were one of those things that I forgot about over the years.
Short answer: No.
Unless I personally knew the person who worked on it, and knew they were competent, I wouldn't trust any peaking modifications, or pay extra for them.
However, for those of you with an interest, nominal skill in electronics, and basic test equipment, there is this:
I have an older copy of this book from the late 1980s. It has a lot of good information on repairing and peaking CB radios.
With the knowledge in this book, a little self-confidence, and some basic electronics tools, you can peak your CBs and otherwise make sure they're operating at their best.
It's a must-have for the resilient communications library, especially if you run CB gear.