Includes these features not found on other brands

    2/Tone & 5/Tone encode and decode (will function as a
    2/Tone pager)
    CTCSS works correctly (radio only responds if CTCSS
    signal is present)
    Easy to manually program
    Program separate squelch level for each channel
    Change squelch level on the fly
    Operate VFO Mode & Channel Mode at the same time
    Resumes scanning after off/on cycle
    Channel Skip for nuisance channels
    Two PTT buttons if desired (programmable)
    Quick activation of talk-around function
    Quickly see frequency of Alpha-tagged channel
    Memory banks - can assign same channel to multiple
    Assign any or all banks as "active".
    Add or remove active banks by quick key-press
    Normal scan rate / Fast scan rate

                         Plus these features

    RX & TX 136-174 MHz & 400-520 MHz
    Can operate VFO mode & Channel mode at the same
    Frequency range can be set for ham-only if desired
    RX FM Broadcast 79-108 MHz
    Wide Band & Narrow Band
    2.5 kHz tuning step for splinter frequencies
    199 Channels with Alpha Tags
    Squelch tail elimination
    Stun / Kill feature
    Set frequency limits for VFO scanning
    Channel Scanning - scanned channels can be ADDED or
    REMOVED via the keypad
    Frequency Reverse function
    Talk Around function
    EASY to manually program
    Has no voice prompts
Dual Band / Dual Watch