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Old 30 April 2010, 14:47   #1
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a good vhf fixed radio

Hi all. im looking for a good vhf fixed radio can anyone give me any info on which one to go for around 200 cheers
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Old 30 April 2010, 14:52   #2
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IMHO you won't go wrong with ICOM or Standard Horizon, both come within your price range.
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Old 30 April 2010, 17:31   #3
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IMHO you won't go wrong with ICOM or Standard Horizon, both come within your price range.
Had both icom and SH, prefer the SH more for your money,
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Old 30 April 2010, 19:24   #4
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I have used the 500 series Icom for some years with no problems but in the past had a 400 series as well and thought it good value.
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Icom m411 or the 401 if you don't want the dsc option.
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Old 01 May 2010, 04:03   #6
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Simrad, Icom or SH all great radios, all up to my spec (and that's pretty high), look around you'll find just like everything there is a better deal somewhere else than the first place you looked
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Standard horizon. Mine has never let me down.
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I've owned 7 coms they have all failed! I've owned I've owne 4 SH and they haven't. I always recomend SH's to my emplyers and so far it's been a good recomendation. I think the 1500 is a cracking unit and well within your budget.

There a member of this forum who used to be the sales manager for Icom and Then SH, why don't you PM himand ask his Opinion. His name is Jon Brooksbut I wouldn't mention my name
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I think the 1500 is a cracking unit and well within your budget.
that is what i have, nice and small on the console but works superbly.
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