The older you get the more you reminisce. And, I might add, the older you get the faster time goes by!
I worked several stations in Canada, albeit illegally according to FCC rules. We were KMG 3073 and I used “skip” to communicate all over America even as far as Venezuela!
My dad said I had to stop breaking the law and get my ham license which I did in 1966.
I often think of writing and developing a sitcom based on CB and the way it was back then. Your 13 year old friend would be a great character in the script!
If only I could get financing!
Its all about the money!