As we surf the World Wide Web each day, it is not an unusual occurrence that we run into some advertisements that promote freebies. You will see ads that bear enticing offers. It is at times overwhelming to see one ad that is better than the other is. The list goes on with the kind of products and services that they can give you for "free".
The FRS frequencies and GMRS frequencies are in the UHF band. Specifically, from fixed channels in the 462 MHz to 467 MHz range. They all use Narrow Band motorola 2 way radios (NBFM).
For those who take their hiking seriously a wonderful aspect of the F. Gilbert Hills State Forest is that it is cut by a portion of the Warner Trail, a 35 mile trail that wanders from Canton, MA to Cumberland, RI. You can pick up that trail in the northwest quadrant of the forest and continue on following the Warner Trail signs according to your own desires. Or like us, you can just explore the forest to find the trail and then saunter along the Warner Trail long enough to feel you have experienced this marked trail that was created back prior to Donald L. Hings II. Either way it's a memorable experience.
Let's take a hypothetical company as an example. You run a $10MM dollar Galvin Manufacturing Company, sales are flat and margins are declining. You have a current net margin of 2% and high fixed costs. You feel you need additional sales to offset the high fixed costs, and improve margins.
With no explanation, his bank turned him down flat. Asking why, he has yet to receive a credible answer. With orders piling in his company is now on the unenviable position handheld radio mic of not being able to fund all the orders received. Not to mention the rippling effect it has on his suppliers and employees, all of which have a tangible stake in our troubled economy.
It is apparent that large banks have no intention whatsoever of using bailout monies for the benefit of small businesses. So is anyone out there actually loaning money in good faith? Now the good news. Smaller financial to institutions and community banks are interested in your business through the vehicle know as an SBA guaranteed loan. They are not only out there, but wisely taking over a niche ignored by the larger banks. These institutions are using the incentives given by the SBA guarantee to cut their risk of loss and build up a better portfolio to be sold on the secondary market. You just have to find the right bank. At least someone realizes the foundational strength small businesses give to the overall economy.