I have just gone for one of these, I decided to pay a bit more and get the cable/ software and an earpiece for £15, it seems to be a hybrid 888s Mitsusa.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/182006545563? ... EBIDX%3AIT
I will programme the PMR channels into it and see what I get from it as well as seeing if I can get some long range RX as I picked up a station from Beachy Head on Monday night with my scanner. Might go for my foundation at this rate