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Check out what I just picked up.

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Well, I paid the full MSRP of about $1200. Worth it to be one of the first (if not the first) hamster in the U.S. to own one. Crazy how small it is.

WM
 

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Worth it to be one of the first (if not the first) hamster in the U.S. to own one. Crazy how small it is.

WM
You're a bit late. Wiscomm has sold quite a few to the guys on Batlabs and P25.ca.

I had a dealer loaner for a while and found it to be a nice little radio.

The lack of analog was a disappointment.

I did like the use of a regular USB cable for programming though.
 

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Yes, the analog thing is certainly missing.

I hear rumor that they may be doing a flash upgrade in the near future.

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LoL..... and all I got was a lousy Wouxun for $80......

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Nothing wrong with the $80 Wouxun.

Despite having this ripping cool Trbo radio, there are no Trbo repeaters in the state. And the only other Trbo radio in town is my buddies. Fun on simplex.

LOL, It may find it's way onto Ebay. I could use that to put up a Trbo repeater LOL.

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I'm gonna get one soon.
Right now the vendor is trying to run interference, talking about it not being intrinsicly safe.
(can never understand why he is trying to talk me OUT of a sale for him, but oh well).
But I keep showing the flyer to the bosses, they'll get some, and of course my fat fingers will order one more for me.
 

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wyomingmedic said:
Well, I paid the full MSRP of about $1200. Worth it to be one of the first (if not the first) hamster in the U.S. to own one. Crazy how small it is.

WM
Hamster? Please tell me you did not just identify people in the radio hobby as rodents.
 

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Hamster? Please tell me you did not just identify people in the radio hobby as rodents.

That's great!!! :lol::lol:

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Well, I paid the full MSRP of about $1200. Worth it to be one of the first (if not the first) hamster in the U.S. to own one. Crazy how small it is.

WM
Sorry but your not the first. Many of the hams on the TRBO-6 / DMR-MARC Mototrbo network have been using them since their release. I had one for several weeks now and wish the battery life was a little better.
 

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Originally Posted by WB0VHB "and wish the battery life was a little better."

"Interesting, what kind of duty cycle are you experiencing?"

How can that little radio have any battery life, there is no room for a battery............
 

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One of the DMR-MARC ham radio guys had one at the RARSfest hamfest in Raleigh this weekend. Nice stealthy radio! Kind of like an XTS-4000.

I would be more interested if it were analog capable as well, because I carry around enough radios as it is.
 
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