03-16-2012, 07:44 PM
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Southeast Ohio
Originally Posted by Captain Kilowatt
Two radios? Where? The OP bought the FT
-897 and a separation kit for an FT
BTW a note to the OP: You will not find that the FT
-897 is very suited for use mobile. It does not come with a mounting bracket, in fact there is no mobile bracket for it IIRC, and it is a bit large for mobile anyway. The FT
-857 is what you should have bought IMHO based on what you have stated you intend to use it for.
He's keeping the 897 for a base and buying another radio for his mobile.
Thus, 2 radios for the WIN.
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He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country."
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