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VP900 P25 Portable Radios

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The Kenwood series of VP900 P25 portable radio products has many features to provide you with the ability to excel the performance of the radio system.  With excellent battery, the radio will out perform the competition for any comparable price. (The Viking product line was manufactured by EF Johnson Co which has been purchased by Kenwood.)

VP900 Full Keypad Portable Radio Front

The VP900 series portable radio is Kenwood’s digital trunking radio which has all the features you need in P25 digital radios.  This radio has a wealth of robust features including built in GPS to show the location of your personnel while working in an outdoor environment.  The radio is capable of the following modes of operation: analog simplex, analog conventional repeater, P25 digital simplex, P25 digital conventional repeater, P25 Phase I and P25 Phase II and is compatible with Atlas P25 Phase I & II, Motorola Astro P25 Phase I & II, Harris VIDA Phase I & II and Airbus VESTA Radio Phase I & II.  Radio features include mixed protocol operation, status, renowned KENWOOD audio quality with active TrueVoice noise reduction, dual band 136-174MHz full bandwidth and 700 / 800MHz full bandwidth, 2048 channel capacity, P25 authentication, mixed protocol zones, optional ARC4 software encryption compatible with Motorola ADP, DES 56 bit encryption, AES 256-bit encryption, 5W VHF 2.5W 700MHz 3W 800MHz, function / status LCD icons, 1W rated speaker audio with 2.5W maximum audio, 12 character 4 line backlit LCD display on front and 12 character 2 line backlit LCD on top, talk group ID lists, individual ID lists, caller ID display, 4 programmable front keys, 2 programmable side keys, flash firmware upgrades, DTMF, 12.5KHz channels, over the air alias, P25 authentication over the air reprogramming (OTAR), instant recording replay (IRR), transparent data mode, flash firmware upgrades, MDC-1200 & GE-Star signaling, QT, DQT, public safety ergonomics large knobs for use with thick gloves, top flip display for viewing in holster.  Radio feature perpetual licensing, True-Voice noise cancellation and Armada fleet management

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There is a wide selection of portable radio accessories available for the radio which is depicted in the attached accessory catalog.

VP600 & VP900 Viking Portable Accessory Catalog.pdf

VP900 Radio Products



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