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Old 01-18-2012, 06:39 PM
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I use 70cm a fair amount. On commutes I've been hanging out on 449.450 and around the house/neighborhood we use 70cm simplex. I've also used the cross band repeat on my FT-8800 70cm in and retransmit on 2m. I wouldn't say it's necessary, but I like having it. Plus the more hams that use it the better, the lower UHF spectrum is constantly under threat of being reallocated as it's quite valuable for a lot of stuff.

I'm very interested in the FTM-350 and have been kicking around the idea of selling my FT-8800 and FT-1500 to roll the mobile and APRS into one radio and maybe eliminating an antenna off the truck.
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