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Andy2490
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PostSubject: Recommendation for a mobile set   Recommendation for a mobile set Icon_minitimeSat May 14, 2022 6:58 pm

Ok it looks like my Uniden Bearcat is on the way out with the fading LCD screen issue, it's a regular problem with these and it's a bummer as I like the thing, only today got out to central Portugal. So the question is what to get next.
I'm thinking on something like the Alinco /kpo DX 5000 platform or similar.
I'm not really struck on the CRT models or similar with the mode buttons, prefer the twiddling the knobs lol but need something that I can crank the RF output down to run a 100 watt amp.
Im using a 4 ft Flexi stick for a antenna.

Any feedback would be appreciated.

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PostSubject: Re: Recommendation for a mobile set   Recommendation for a mobile set Icon_minitimeSun May 15, 2022 12:10 am

Andy2490 wrote:
Ok it looks like my Uniden Bearcat is on the way out with the fading LCD screen issue, it's a regular problem with these and it's a bummer as I like the thing, only today got out to central Portugal. So the question is what to get next.
I'm thinking on something like the Alinco /kpo DX 5000 platform or similar.
I'm not really struck on the CRT models or similar with the mode buttons, prefer the twiddling the knobs lol but need something that I can crank the RF output down to run a 100 watt amp.
Im using a 4 ft Flexi stick for a antenna.

Any feedback would be appreciated.

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i'm buying the crt ss 6900n v7 and i'm buying it because there is hardly any electronic menu on it and has most of the functions using buttons and knobs ...
i was going to buy the 9900 but it is mostly electronic set up .... the dx5000 is the same as the crt ss 6900 as far as i'm aware ...

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PostSubject: Re: Recommendation for a mobile set   Recommendation for a mobile set Icon_minitimeSun May 15, 2022 6:16 am

6900 would be the one for me as well.
As said above there are a few radios that have different branding but are the same radio.

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PostSubject: Re: Recommendation for a mobile set   Recommendation for a mobile set Icon_minitimeSun May 15, 2022 7:12 am

Thanks guys will be having a look.

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PostSubject: Re: Recommendation for a mobile set   Recommendation for a mobile set Icon_minitimeSun May 15, 2022 7:56 am

I am old lol and would rather turn a knob than press many buttons then forget where the setting was.

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