Yes, my mistake, meant FT-60R. I was thinking 2m/70cm HT with one VFO, be that the FT-60R, VX-5R, etc.
Don't misunderstand, I do think HTs are very useful but I think the mobile is more versatile to start with as you can operate in the truck, at home and camping. But they are hard to take on a 14'er and what-not, no argument.
My point is only not to spend a ton of money on an HT if it's your first and really don't spend a ton of money on your first radio period. Most people tend to get a borrowed radio or trade up quickly until they find the right radio for them.
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