Vertex Standard debuts UHF/VHF portables
Vertex standard introduced the VX-920 Series of UHF (400 MHz to 470 MHz and 450 MHz to 512 MHz) and VHF (134 MHz to 174 MHz) portable radios. The radios offer programmable channel widths of 12.5 kHz, 20 kHz and 25 kHz, a 700 mW audio output, 48 or 512 channel capacity, a sub-receiver for cross-band operation, a submersible external microphone and power output of 5 W.
The radios also offer the following scanning options: channel scan, priority scan, dual watch, follow-me scan, follow-me/DW and TA scan. They also are rated IP55 (water projected by jets in any direction) and IP57 (submersible to a depth of 3 feet for 30 minutes) for dust and water intrusion, the company said.