When operating in my local AO I like to know what’s going on around me. I try to carry a radio at all times but it’s not always possible. The Motorola minitor above rides on my belt and is programed with my local fire dispatch frequency. I am not currently a member of a local fire department but know one thinks twice when they see this compact radio on my side. These units can be found on ebay, craigslist and ham fest for around $20-$60 dollars. One thing to remember is they must be programmed by a radio shop or someone with the radio interface box and software. Also make sure the unit you get is in the frequency range of your monitoring target.
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Yes good piece of equipment. I ordered another one 151.-159. Hopefully a buddy of mine can program for me.