If you want something even more basic, this would work too:
Both of these are pretty good radios. The difference is that the Uniden 980 (the first one) has single-sideband capability which gives you about 8 times more efficiency in your power output as opposed to AM. The Uniden 510 (the second one) is AM-only, but is in a nice small form factor that's a favorite among Jeep owners.
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