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GE MARC V systems still in use

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Completely Banned for the Greater Good
Jan 18, 2005
Hi all
I found an active 2 channel 800 Mhz GE MARC V trunking system in North
Idaho and now I am wondering how many other MARC V systems
still exist in the US and elsewhare.



Sep 17, 2004
NJ USA (Republic of NJ)
I know there is a fella that buys many of the ge marc surplus radios on ebay
and uses them for refurbing some of the radios he has on his ge marc system
but i do not remember his user id, so there is definitely at least one out there
in radio lala land somewhere.
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