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    Good to see Bendix has released a new radio. Curious to know if it will scan and monitor trunking systems without a key like its predecessors.

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    I'm not sure who their industrial / mechanical designer is, but they need to be fired.

    That radio looks like a early concept prototype, not a finished product.

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    Looks like the radio got hit with an ugly stick. And, there are absolutely no specs for the radio anywhere to be found. At best, it looks to be an attempt at a cheap knockoff of an APX8K, but it better be super cheap.

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    Not in the pricebook yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by com501 View Post
    Not in the pricebook yet.

    Rumor is around 5K fully enabled. Essentially it’s a KNG that’s as rugged as the other BK radios. Covers all 3 bands with a choice of UHF HI or UHF LO. Not sure if it will do both. Assuming it uses the RES software if *should* do no affiliation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by duggerd View Post
    I'm not sure who their industrial / mechanical designer is, but they need to be fired.

    That radio looks like a early concept prototype, not a finished product.
    BK/RELM radios have never had that "polished around the edges" look. Probably why they are trying to copy the look of the APX.

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    Looks like Motorola and baofeng had a love child

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    Quote Originally Posted by radio View Post
    Looks like Motorola and baofeng had a love child

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    But the software blows Motorola's out of the water since they beta tested it. Hell it had less bugs on the Alpha version than final release of any Motorola.
    RAS .......... Retard Avoidance System.

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