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Complete radio ignoramous here. I've been playing a game called The Blackout Club, and I'd quite like to make a 3D model of a radio set for it.

The game is set around 2007 and, as in the picture below, features young teenagers (13-17 years old) monitoring the communications of a sinister conspiracy which uses radio to send commands to their field agents.

One of the tutorial texts from the game

It would be nice if my 3D model fit the tone / period of the game as much as possible - and so I'm turning to you, the specialists! Can anybody suggest a suitable make and model for me? Something that would be suitable for a dispatcher at their home base?

I was looking at military radios earlier, but I figure they'd probably be encrypted... this needs to be something that an average person could use, that could be intercepted by a teenager.

Thank you reading my odd request!

--Rev

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closed as off-topic by Mike Waters Mar 7 at 15:11

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    $\begingroup$ Are the adults walking around while radio'ing, or do they sit in a car, or do they have something like an "adult police station" where they have someone sitting on a dedicated desk doing comms? $\endgroup$ – Marcus Müller Mar 7 at 13:07
  • $\begingroup$ @ Marcus Müller - No such location or visual has been demonstrated in the game, but audio cues certainly suggest as much. @ Chris K8NVH - Sorry, I don't understand the phrase "please as in a forum such as history" - are you telling me to go to a random history forum or is there one in particular that you would reccomend? I'll ABSOLUTELY look at the links you sent me. The game is set in America - here's the trailer: youtube.com/watch?v=MKzd6YpBBcY Thanks again! $\endgroup$ – Reverend Speed Mar 8 at 16:08
  • $\begingroup$ You are on the money, Chris. I can see that this request is on the outer bounds of what's considered useful content for this site, but I thought I should take a shot! =D Thank you for your advice - I will replicate the question above on history.stackexchange.com $\endgroup$ – Reverend Speed Mar 9 at 13:15
  • $\begingroup$ The replicated question on history.stackexchange.com : history.stackexchange.com/questions/51473/… $\endgroup$ – Reverend Speed Mar 9 at 13:23
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    $\begingroup$ @ReverendSpeed Sadly, I do not think your question is applicable anywhere in SE mostly because there is no "1 correct answer" and the best you can hope for is a useful opinion (something SE tries to stay away from; some people have strong opinions). The Kenwood TS-940S and TS-950S both fit what you are looking for. And you can find far more by just googling "classic transceivers". Good luck! (my comments will self-destruct shortly) $\endgroup$ – Chris K8NVH Mar 10 at 18:49