I had this conversation about 3x on Saturday at the Ham & Eggs run. So let's have it again on these here forum, inviting others to pipe in with more comments.
The is specific to the entry-level amateur, who has been intrigued by all this talk of a "better than CB" communication solution for use when enjoying their Toyota 4x4. So congratulations, you've crossed the most difficult threshold already, that being awareness
of ham radio.
82 fj40, 99 uzj100, 06 gx470
05 525EXC, 01 XT225, 07 TTR90, 07 CRF50