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VHF Radio

The old Standard Horizon VHF radio most likely is still working fine, but somewhere along its antenna is a problem that prevents me from getting anything but one of the weather stations.  Given that the radio is at least 20 ears old, I felt it was time to update the entire system.  I saw two big benefits tht woudl come from doing so:  First, newer radios are nearly half the size of my old one which blocked convenient use of the icebox lid.  Second, I really like the new DSC functionality.  If I were injured I could easily instruct my five year old how to call for help with a single button.  Not only that, but the cost of this project was low in consideration of the value it would provide.