403-381-7080 gary@drhd.com

So what DO you choose?  What does it cost? Oh if there were only those answers!!!  Do your research – ask a local HAM operator.

Here’s some links for the BIG 3 manufacturers

Yaesu https://www.yaesu.com/

Icom http://www.icomcanada.com/

Kenwood http://www.kenwood.com/ca/com/amateur/

An Excellent resource for reviews of HAM gear is https://www.eham.net/

A considerable amount of used gear is available online but it’s Buyer Beware.  Seriously – do your homework BEFORE you spend the money.  All too often I have seen people purchase gear that may not DO all you want it to.  Whether it’s a handheld, mobile, HF, all-mode – there are so many choices.