Originally Posted by DaveInDenver
You can use one of those Chinese HTs for APRS, potentially a whole APRS set up might be $100 ~ $150. You'd also need to run two antennas, which can also be a pain.
BTW, the FTM-350 is discontinued, so existing stock is all that's available. Yaesu came out with the FTM-400, which is a 350 with digital modes added. Not sure the cost, but probably not cheap.
So you don't need much wattage for APRS? I have a Baofeng 3R (sitting unused) and 5R I carry around.
I've been looking at some digital mode stuff, so I might check out the 400...