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VX-5500 Dual Band - Any Better Options?

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ZachSmith

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I've been looking to get a mobile dual band for the different agencies I work with. An issue in my vehicle is space, as I basically have enough room left in my console for ONE radio. I'm looking at the VX-5500 with the added option of having one head with two RF decks giving me dual band capabilities.

This runs approx $1,200 from the cheapest I could come across. Does anyone know if there are cheaper dual band options out there that would allow a single head?
 

wkredick

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Thats close to the going rate for a new VX5500 Dual Band Single Head set up
List on it is like $1600
I think the Kenwood versions are more and Motorola does not offer it in the lower and professional tiers.
I hardly see them pop up for sales used in forums so people must like them and hold onto them
If you have a siren in your vehicle I would suggest adding an external speaker to the unit ,I find the 5500 mobile speakers not as loud as others
 
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