The chief has just redirected me to cretae a grant application for highband portable radios. I have several questions I hope the forum readers can help with. Guru's please be kind I realize I should have started this months ago, tell it to the boss.

We are looking at 25 portables with speaker mikes, vehicle chargers, 25 spare batteries two rack chargers for spare batteries and carrying cases.

My questions;

1. Is there a maximum dollar amount per portable like PPE abnd SCBA?

2. Our request is in line with our State Plan, what else should I add, I know interoperability is big?

3. One per riding posistion or one per SCBA???

4. Anybody have any winning narratives they are willing to share?

5. We are looking at Motorola's XTS series, any pro's or con's?