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Re: What's left for HAM radio?




HAM RADIO GOES ALOT FARTHER THAN A STINKING HT


> Sorry for the subject line, but was just at Best Buy and ALL of the FRS
> radio MFRS are now selling 5W (5 Mile) FRS/gmrs* radios.  Notice the
> "gmrs" in small print and the asterix which you have to search on all six
> sides of the box to see in very tiny print (license required).
> 
> These are going for $99 a pair with all channels and CTCSS and 5 Watts.
> And remember  that there are GMRS repeaters in most places..  THus, WHO
> NEEDS HAM RADIO  when you can buy an HT with repeater coverage at office
> depot or best buy?


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