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This looks like a handy little unit for any kind of event or close quarter monitoring, especially when a full size scanner would draw attention. If I ever got one I would, more than likely, use it to augment my event scanner.

I'm looking at the various on line manuals now for such things as frequency ranges (no low band I bet), how many channel slots, and whether or not the ear phone cord(s) serve also as an antenna.

I'm anxious to hear from someone that actually has tried one of these.
 

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A buddy of mine bought one of these in Michigan last year. It is indeed pretty slick, but wouldnt serve much of a purpose beyond Nascar scanning. Basically, as it was explained to us at their little booth... These guys programmed in every frequency they could find that was licensed to Nascar or a Nascar team. The radio is programmable in a sense that you can select which frequency goes with which car. So lets say Dale Jr uses his Ch.1 this week, but switches to Ch.2 next week. What you would have to do is go to their booth at the track and get the current program listing, then line the drivers up to the proper frequencies. I believe they also had a way of programming it on the spot for you via some sort of download. My buddy really liked his, but my reasoning was that if you are going to spend that much $$ on one, why not get at least one of the Uniden Nascar scanners that you can use for everyday scanning away from the track. But try explaining that to a drunk race fan :)
 
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