A friend suggested one of these, another in the next gen color screen, super cheap DMR radios.
VHF/UHF Dual-band Digital/Analog Part 90 DMR commercial transceiver with GPS and 1.77 inch color TFT display. Ideal for Fire, Search & Rescue, EMS, Police, Sheriff, Forestry and Security operations. 4,000 Channels with 10,000 Talk Groups. Frequency coverage 140-174 / 400-480 MHz. Includes USB Programming cable.
Memory Channels: 4,000 channels
DMR Talk Groups: 10,000
Digital Contacts: 150,000 (Complete worldwide database from DMR-MARC)
Power Levels: 4 programmable power levels: 6/4/2.5/1 Watt Transmit Power LEvels
Zones: 250 zones, up to 250 channels per zone
Display: 1.77 inch color TFT Screen with selectable dual channel or single channel display
Battery: Operates 35+ hours between charges with the supplied 3150mAh lithium ion battery in the power saver mode
Bandwidth: 12/5/25.0 kHz Anaglg, and 12.5 kHz DMR
Import/Export: Enhanched CPS allows direct input and export of channels, digital IDs and talkgroups
Industries: Ideal for fire, search & rescue, EMS, police, sheriff, forestry, security patrols, business communications, schools, universities, and other organizations that have FCC licensed frequencies
DMR Compatibility: Supports both Tier I and Tier II operation, making it compatible with DMR repeaters that utilize two-slot TDMA technology
Amateur Radio: Also operational on amateur radio DMR networks and analog frequencies. Software importable worldwide amateur contact database
Programmable: FCC 47CFR90.203 requires the keypad locked in the shipping configuration. Software keypad unlocking and re-programming are available with the included USB Programming Cable.
Accessory Connection: 2-pin style Kenwood/Wouxun type earphone and speaker mic connection for a variety of accessories
Quiet Tones: 2-pin style Kenwood/Wouxun type earphone and speaker mic connection for a variety of accessories
Frequency Range: 136-174 / 400-480 MHz RX/TX
Package Includes: Dual-band VHF/UHF GPS Radio, 3150 mAh extended life lithium ion battery, desk charger w/ AC adapter, Dual-band GPS antenna, belt clip, free USB Programming cable and downloadable software, user manual
Certifications: FCC Part 90 Certified, FCC ID: T4KD868UV