P25 Digital vs. Analog

I was recently given a Motorola XTS 5000 (Model 1) P25 radio to play around with. It has several local repeaters already programmed into it. It is set for "Mixed Mode", which will receive either a P25 digital signal or analog. All the local repeaters are also set for Mixed Mode.Given that I can receive digital or analog, via a repeater that will pass digital or analog, from a transmitting station that can transmit digital or analog, and vice versa, what is the benefit to P25?What does P25 give me that my normal analog HT won't besides the ab...Read more