bought this last year to put in my Cherokee except it was the bearcat ssb that is a bit bigger. easy to get up and running. great sound, but some may want to switch to a different mic. easy to tune and great range. ran with a 102 whip antenna and had no problems at all. color options make it easy to be able to be seen at anytime night or day. had no problem staying in touch out in the woods or on trails.