I usually would ignor a hand held but i find i kinda need 1. On the farm we got 6 trucks,i never drive same truck.be time consuming to change radio daily even hourly. I made an offer on 1 new in box on ebay and its mine. Some places where i load and unl0ad i need a cb to get orders or give orders. I looked at some other brands and they all looked alike,j.c.pennys,sears 4 others cant remember all the brands.controls in same places same antenna might need a change on that make a connector change.