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While I don't own an SDS, I'd say if you're only using it on the DE system it probably isn't worth the money to upgrade. I've programmed many 436 and 536 units for customers. They seem to work quite well on the DE 800 system.

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If it not simulcast then stick with the 436 unless you just want the display

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Yea I've used the SDS100 in New Castle County before. It does an ok job on that system, but it isn't perfect. Neither is the 436/536 but I even think those do a slightly better job on the older Motorola systems like DE. So unless you are wantimg to listen to something P25 outside the state (like Maryland) then stick with what you have.
 
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I picked one up at mad electronics in Delmar. For 599. Had it next to the 436. 436 is missing transmissions locked on suscom
 

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Any sds users in DE? I am using the 436 would upgrading to a sds be worth it
I picked one up at mad electronics in Delmar. For 599. Had it next to the 436. 436 is missing transmissions locked on suscom
So, There ya have it! It is worth it, If you can afford it.. I like the more detailed info and color display. Once you use the detail screen with all the possible custom fields, you'll never wanna go back. (y) That's been my experience.
 
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