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MAXON SP5050D HDB Handie Talkie info

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So I dont know if this is an AMATEUR radio HT but I picked it up from my local FD and I have no idea about it, I also got a few Moto HT's but thats beside the point. I want info on the Maxon SP series of HT's.. are they Lowband? VHF? UHF? How can I tell from the model numbers? If this isnt the right spot admins please move this post.. thanks guys :)
 

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Straining my memory banks, but I "believe" they are UHF and programmable. They were the predecessor to the SP2XXX series and were't made very long. If I remember correctly they were a piece of crap.
 
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I doubt these are UHF, the one I have is 6 channels, and has DIST14 on it (in my state, Fire District 14 has gone to MSP trunk, and doesnt use Lowband anymore, or they have a backup.. I'll try opening the Maxon up an seeing if I can locate a frequency chart or something..
 

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Straining my memory banks, but I "believe" they are UHF and programmable. They were the predecessor to the SP2XXX series and were't made very long. If I remember correctly they were a piece of crap.
We had some like that which were VHF-Hi. Agree on the "piece of crap" part, we didn't keep 'em long, tons of problems.
 

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Those things were craptastic , and if it's still functional it's probably only as a paper weight.

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