Here is a table that will help you comparing different models.
These comparison reviews are made on basis of our tests, test reports in magazines and feed-back from pilots.
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Fonc = Fonctions (Simple/Middle/Complete) / Easy = ergonomic, easy to use / Solid = solidity / BI = biband (2 channels, 2 bands 140-440)
|Brand – Model||Fonc||Easy||Solid||BI||Price euros||Plus||Minus||Note||Commentaire|
|ICOM V80||M||5/5||5/5||no||172||strong||weight||5/5||Strong and reliable, real 5 watts. Plugs mike special Icom, not same as kenwood. One of the most popular ones in schools because undestructible.|
|Kenwood thk 20||M||5/5||4/5||no||159||weight||antenna||4/5||kenwood is back with a good radio : light and practical. Rigid antenna so fragile and not to put on the shoulders' strap > replace it by a Diamond (see accessoiries) soft and better quality (more power)|
|Luthor TL-55||C||5/5||4/5||yes||125||quality||-||4/5||Biband, good radio, good quality send and receive, good battery (1700 mAh), radio FM, soft quality antenna. Strong box. Why radios are biband ? You can hear the “balise” and talk with others on another frequency|
|Luthor TL 60||M||5/5||4/5||non||129||puissance, batterie||-||5/5||radio 10 watts et batterie 3600 mah !!! légère et puissante... nouveauté 2019|
|Luthor TL-11||S||3/5||3/5||no||89||price||fragile||3/5||Small and cheap radio, perfect for 2nd radio (shuttle, wife) ok also for beginners. Limit: reception if obstacles, ok on sites, reliable – 1 year guarrantee, money value ok|