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* {{Justified}} with the "cell phone" in ''Manga/DrStone'', since it's the ''only wireless communications system in the world''. Plus it was designed by [[TeenGenius Senku]], and both ends have an antenna in a high-up place to get enough range.
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* ''Series/Daredevil2015'': In "[[Recap/Daredevil2015S1E6Condemned Condemned]]", Matt Murdock and Wilson Fisk have a lengthy conversation over two-way police radios (Matt is using the radio taken off a police officer he overpowered, and Fisk is using a police radio supplied by James Wesley. Fisk also has the corrupt cops in his pocket clear a channel (under the pretense of the channel needing to be used for the ESU team) explicitly so he can converse with Matt without interruptions. These are call-and-response radios, but neither Matt nor Fisk are ever shown or heard actuating the call buttons. They speak as if they are talking on cell phones.

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* ''Series/Daredevil2015'': In "[[Recap/Daredevil2015S1E6Condemned Condemned]]", Matt Murdock and Wilson Fisk have a lengthy conversation over two-way police radios (Matt is using the radio taken off a police officer he overpowered, and Fisk is using a police radio supplied by James Wesley.Wesley). Fisk also has the corrupt cops in his pocket clear a channel (under the pretense of the channel needing to be used for the ESU team) explicitly so he can converse with Matt without interruptions. These are call-and-response radios, but neither Matt nor Fisk are ever shown or heard actuating the call buttons. They speak as if they are talking on cell phones.

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** Most likely operating on 19...


* In ''Disney/TheRescuers'', when Bernard talks to Orville via CB, the communication happens without him pressing any call button.

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* In ''Disney/TheRescuers'', ''WesternAnimation/TheRescuers'', when Bernard talks to Orville via CB, the communication happens without him pressing any call button.


* In the ''Series/Daredevil2015'' episode "[[Recap/Daredevil2015S1E6Condemned Condemned]]", Matt Murdock and Wilson Fisk have a lengthy conversation over two-way police radios (Matt is using the radio taken off a police officer he overpowered, and Fisk is using a radio supplied by Wesley; Fisk also has the corrupt cops in his pocket clear a channel explicitly so he can converse with Matt without interruptions). These are call-and-response radios, but neither Matt nor Fisk are ever shown or heard actuating the call buttons. They speak as if they are talking on cell phones.

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* ''Series/Daredevil2015'': In the ''Series/Daredevil2015'' episode "[[Recap/Daredevil2015S1E6Condemned Condemned]]", Matt Murdock and Wilson Fisk have a lengthy conversation over two-way police radios (Matt is using the radio taken off a police officer he overpowered, and Fisk is using a police radio supplied by Wesley; James Wesley. Fisk also has the corrupt cops in his pocket clear a channel (under the pretense of the channel needing to be used for the ESU team) explicitly so he can converse with Matt without interruptions).interruptions. These are call-and-response radios, but neither Matt nor Fisk are ever shown or heard actuating the call buttons. They speak as if they are talking on cell phones.


Anybody who has used a UsefulNotes/TwoWayRadio, or even a walkie talkie[[note]]old-school walkie-talkies ''are'' CB radios, but generally low-power and limited to a single frequency, most often CB channel 14[[/note]], knows that there are certain rules. You need to wait until the other person is finished talking (thus the reason for the oft-lampooned "Over"). There are range limits. Two people talking at once sounds like garbage. While there are plenty of frequencies[[note]]originally 23, later expanded to 40 and complicated by "sidebands"[[/note]], and you need to coordinate which one you'll be on, other people use them too. Sometimes people aren't sitting right next to the radio, or don't have it turned on, so they won't reply immediately.

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Anybody who has used a UsefulNotes/TwoWayRadio, or even a walkie talkie[[note]]old-school walkie-talkies ''are'' CB radios, but generally low-power and limited to a single frequency, most often CB channel 14[[/note]], knows that there are certain rules. You need to wait until the other person is finished talking (thus the reason for the [[WalkieTalkieGagOver oft-lampooned "Over")."Over"]]). There are range limits. Two people talking at once sounds like garbage. While there are plenty of frequencies[[note]]originally 23, later expanded to 40 and complicated by "sidebands"[[/note]], and you need to coordinate which one you'll be on, other people use them too. Sometimes people aren't sitting right next to the radio, or don't have it turned on, so they won't reply immediately.

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* In the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "lunch special", Strong Bad and The Cheat are shown using ancient, 1940s-era walkie-talkies (as befits Strong Bad's DiscoDan traits when it comes to technology).

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* ''{{VideoGame/Penumbra}} Overture'' does this with Red, who simply buzzes in and doesn't use any form of radio lingo or protocol while talking to you. Justified in that the guy's batshit insane by now and given that Philip never vocally says a word to him, Red isn't even exactly sure you're there sometimes, or so he says.


*** Channel 19 was a de-facto calling channel - Bandie-Snowman comms was on whatever channel they were operatng on - but BAndit hailed Mr B's tanker on channel 19 at 33 seconds in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5je9wgnFhRc It was common to maintain a listening watch on Ch19 (similar to marine units always listening on ch16 (which is de jure, not de facto).

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*** Channel 19 was a de-facto calling channel - Bandie-Snowman Bandit-Snowman comms was on whatever channel they were operatng operating on - but BAndit Bandit hailed Mr B's tanker on channel 19 at 33 seconds in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5je9wgnFhRc It was common to maintain a listening watch on Ch19 (similar to marine units always listening on on marine band ch16 (which is de jure, not de facto).facto)).


*** Channel 19 was a de-facto calling channel - Bandie-Snowman comms was on whatever channel they were operatng on - but BAndit hailed Mr B's tanker on channel 19 at 33 seconds in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5je9wgnFhRc

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*** Channel 19 was a de-facto calling channel - Bandie-Snowman comms was on whatever channel they were operatng on - but BAndit hailed Mr B's tanker on channel 19 at 33 seconds in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5je9wgnFhRccom/watch?v=5je9wgnFhRc It was common to maintain a listening watch on Ch19 (similar to marine units always listening on ch16 (which is de jure, not de facto).

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*** Channel 19 was a de-facto calling channel - Bandie-Snowman comms was on whatever channel they were operatng on - but BAndit hailed Mr B's tanker on channel 19 at 33 seconds in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5je9wgnFhRc



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* Averted in ''Series/StrangerThings'', where in season 3 Dustin gets everyone to carry an extremely strong radio antenna onto a high Hill to have enough range to talk to his girlfriend... only for her not to be at the radio.


* In 'Film/{{Frequency}}'', John and Frank can communicate via their ham radios without keying the microphone to speak. This is handwaved by the radios being magically connected via the [[SpaceIsMagic Aurora Borealis]]. This "easy talk" setup is necessary to ensure that the climactic fight scenes in the room can unfold without losing the radios connection.

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* In 'Film/{{Frequency}}'', ''Film/{{Frequency}}'', John and Frank can communicate via their ham radios without keying the microphone to speak. This is handwaved by the radios being magically connected via the [[SpaceIsMagic Aurora Borealis]]. This "easy talk" setup is necessary to ensure that the climactic fight scenes in the room can unfold without losing the radios connection.



* In Series/HogansHeroes The prisoners of Stalag 13 take advantage of a one-way version of this--when their plot involves "leaking" information to Klink and Schultz, they sometimes wire up the bug in the lamp and [[BluffTheEavesdropper talk amongst themselves while letting the information "slip"]] (sometimes complete with badly written scripts). When they do this, Klink and Schultz are ''always'' sitting right next to the radio receiver, listening intently. Hogan refers to this as "calling room service".

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* In Series/HogansHeroes ''Series/HogansHeroes'' The prisoners of Stalag 13 take advantage of a one-way version of this--when their plot involves "leaking" information to Klink and Schultz, they sometimes wire up the bug in the lamp and [[BluffTheEavesdropper talk amongst themselves while letting the information "slip"]] (sometimes complete with badly written scripts). When they do this, Klink and Schultz are ''always'' sitting right next to the radio receiver, listening intently. Hogan refers to this as "calling room service".


* In ''Disney/{{TheRescuers}}'', when Bernard talks to Orville via CB, the communication happens without him pressing any call button.

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* In ''Disney/{{TheRescuers}}'', ''Disney/TheRescuers'', when Bernard talks to Orville via CB, the communication happens without him pressing any call button.

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