Uniden Corporation, founded in 1966, is a Japanese wireless-communication company. It gained recognition in the 1970s when it began manufacturing CB radios and private brand labels including Realistic and Cobra. In the 1980s, Uniden became the world's largest manufacturer of cord... Read Moreless telephones. Today, along with telephones, Uniden sells video surveillances, scanners, marine electronics, two-way radios, and other consumer electronics, such as the Uniden Bearcat 40 Channel CB Radio, which lets you talk with others while you're on the road. This radio features a noise-cancelling microphone, so the person you're in touch with can hear you clearly and vice versa. It also comes with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather-channel access, so you're aware of changing weather conditions or severe weather alerts wherever you are.