Originally Posted by appa609
Just out of curiosity, are radio transmitters significantly more durable, or is it simply because they lack a screen? I imagine a small piece of plywood could act as sufficient armor for this purpose. Besides, it's not an IPhone, it's a $10 net 10 phone with free minutes attached.
Radios do still have screens, which can still be shot out or shattered without the correct pouch/placement on your loadout.
A radio is more effective though as your not limited to speaking to just one person but everyone in your squad or team