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Old 10-20-2012, 11:30 AM
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Default TKR-750 vs Icom IC-FR3000

I'm tasked with setting up a repeater for my volunteer SAR team and was debating which repeater make/model to go with. There are not too many reviews of the Icom, and the only difference I can see is that it has a little bit more receive sensitivity according to the manual. Does anyone have any recommendations?
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Old 10-21-2012, 3:49 PM
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The only differance between any radio is the bells/whistles the age, the way they are maintaned and the name.

I use and service radios from Icom, Kenwood, Motorola and Vertex, again the only differance is what you want.

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Old 10-26-2012, 12:53 AM
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I am also looking at both, but the analog/NXDN versions and still going back and forth. Leaning towards the Icom at this point in time. Little less miney, specs on paper are a little better, and smaller footprint.

Up until this point been running several of the older TKR-820 series.
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