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Looking for some entry level portables in vhf cheap don't care about anything fancy just a no display unit. Also any overseas manufactures doing anything with nxdn yet?
 

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Looking for some entry level portables in vhf cheap don't care about anything fancy just a no display unit. Also any overseas manufactures doing anything with nxdn yet?
Alinco has been selling a UHF non-trunking NXDN radio for a while now. 6.25KHz only.
Kind of limits the market a bit, so not sure how they are selling.
Maybe Alinco shouldn't be considered an "overseas" company, but they certainly are not one of the big players in the commercial market.

If you look over at NXDN Forum Website you can find a list of the companies that are working with NXDN, Alinco, GME (Australia) and a Russian company.
Other than Alinco, I'm unable to find any NXDN radios listed on their websites.
 

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Your cost effective solution would be the Baofeng BF-UV6. You will need the programming cable and the free software download to program them, but you will have VHF you want along with the UHF option if you want it.

The other low cost solution would be a Baofeng UV-5R that you can manually program without needing the cable of software - although you can do it that way too.

Look up both of them on the manufacturers website or ebay to get a comparison. I have both and they serve the purpose. Without any more information as to your intended use, I can't really suggest one over the other.
 

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