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Hello.

I just got a jeep commander and am going to install some radios for communication purposes. I just need some advice on which radios are the best for this kind of project. My bidget is $10,000
 

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hmm, troll or not? Ill bite.

Why the heck do you need $10K worth of radio's. I assume you have some idea as to who and why you need to communicate with? If not then spend a couple of grand on an consultant (me maybe) and we can figure out what your trying to do.
 

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10 Grand is not only the radios, but installation, and lights. Any advice on which brand or models to look for?
 

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hmm, troll or not? Ill bite.

Why the heck do you need $10K worth of radio's. I assume you have some idea as to who and why you need to communicate with? If not then spend a couple of grand on an consultant (me maybe) and we can figure out what your trying to do.

Well you know he sold the Ford Focus to have more room for radios and woo woos





 

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For ten grand I would go with Motorolas, a computer and software to program them. good antennas and a professional install, with all the "extras".
Oh forgot a custom console, since Gamber Johnson doesn't make one "yet"
 
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You can often find new Fed Sig Signal Master arrowsticks for sub-$200 on eBay every now and then.
Got 10k for radios?

3 XTL5000s 1V, 1U, 1 700/800 and add a BCD996T for scanning purposes. A 900 MCS if you need that, too... and a LB CDM1250.
 

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I look at what I would get if I had ten grand.
Icom 7000 (maybe stick with a706) $1000-$1500
Screwdriver antenna, auto tuners, mounts. $1000
Icom ic2820 with Dstar option and dual aband antenna $1000
ICOM IC-ID1 1.2ghz Dstar $1000
Alinco 235(220mhz)/antenna $300
Kenwood tk-790/890 dual deck dual band commercial radio/antenna $500
Kenwood Tk-981 900mhz mobile/modded for ham $300
Digital/p25 trunking scanner and remote head/antenna $1000
Fleet audio/mic management system and headset $400
custom overhead console/cables/2nd battery HD alternator
all professionally installed to my specs $1500

All that and I still only over 2 grand left.

OOPs almost forgot, I need a CB also, $100
 
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the economy is tanking and this guy is gonna blow $10k on a radio setup? If your gonna just waste your money at least develop a coke habit or something respectable.....
 
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