There has been some move to digital locally. I just got my ticket less than 12 months ago, and still don't even have a home unit (mobile in my truck - mobile in the wife's truck - two HT's), so digital is not a high priority to me. I do see the appeal, though... -=> Rusty Bennett wrote to Rich Lawrence <=- RB> Re: Digital Radio - Which One and Why? RB> By: Rich Lawrence to All on Tue Feb 07 2017 07:36 pm RB> Hey Rich, RL> Have you started or made a total switch to digital yet? And if so, which RL> one and what was the main reason for that particular one? RL> I have started my switch. I have a new Yeasu FT2DR which uses C4FM RL> digital. I also have an Icom ID-31 that is a UHF D-Star hand held. I RL> plan to get a DMR radio to kind of round it out, and from there make a RL> determination which one is the best for me. RB> I just passed the first exam and should be getting my Callsign sometime RB> this week. I also purchased the FT2DR and have been looking forward to RB> playing with it and seeing how it works. RL> Locally we have a lot of Hams with DMR radio. It seems that is the main RL> one most people here are using. What about you guys? RB> I am located in Ft Worth Texas and we seem to have quite a mix of RB> repeaters. I'm looking at the iCom 7100 to venture off in the D*Star RB> world and see what is going on in that direction. RB> Thanks for thowing this out there. RB> 73 RB RB> --- SBBSecho 2.12-Win32 RB> * Origin: bbs.foodvault.net | The BoobTube BBS, Ft Worth TX RB> (1:130/510) ... There are many Internet scams. Send me $20 to learn how! --- MultiMail/Win32 v0.49 * Origin: Neptune's Lair - Olive Branch MS - winserver.org (1:116/18)
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