Ortovox X1 Transceiver

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The Ultimate Wish List 1203

$290

603-746-3176; www.ortovox.com .

The X1 is the world's first transceiver that automatically switches between digital and analog search capabilities. The upshot? Hear the analog, see the digital, find your buddy.

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