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VERTEX VX-3200u good for gmrs in my car??

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gm991

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Looking for a good gmrs radio to use in my car or at the cottage during the summer.
How hard are these to program and set up to talk to my midland gxt 800 bubble pack radios.
I understand I need the software and cable.

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That would be a fine radio. The software isn't too bad either. I used one in my work truck for several years, and had to remove it only due to a compatibility issue with a patching device. That radio is now in an another vehicle and working as good as always. One of the more solid radios I have used. Since it is discontinued, it can be had for a pretty good price on Ebay and such. Good luck.
 

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That would be a fine radio. The software isn't too bad either. I used one in my work truck for several years, and had to remove it only due to a compatibility issue with a patching device. That radio is now in an another vehicle and working as good as always. One of the more solid radios I have used. Since it is discontinued, it can be had for a pretty good price on Ebay and such. Good luck.
thanks
any other choice I could look for would be helpful just in case I cant find one of these.
 

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If I'm not mistaken GMRS is limited to 5 watts. I don't think you can turn the 3200 down that low, of course if you just want to monitor....
 

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Yes 462.500,462.550,462.600,462.625,462.725,462.700, and 462.725 you can run 50 watts on.
 
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