VX-P820 Series Portable Radio

VX-P820 Series Portable Radio
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Type: P25 Portable Radios
Brand: Vertex Standard
Model: VXP820
P25 Digital Mode Capabilities:

Expanded Signaling
Supports selective calling, Talk Group IDs (TGID), Network Access Codes, Individual ID lists and Paging Group lists for flexible communications.

Secure Communications (optional)
Options available to support both Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and Data Encryption Standard (DES) as required by APCO Project 25. Additionally, multiple encryption keys can be stored in the radio.

Mixed Mode
Seamlessly switch between analog to P25 digital mode on each channel based on call type received and on programming for transmit.

Enhanced Voice Quality
Featuring the AMBE+2 Vocoder, get exceptional voice quality in both digital P25 and narrow-band modes of operation.

Connectivity Assurance
The RSSI warning emits an audible alert when the receive signal strength drops to a level not suitable for reliable communications.

Additional P25 Mode Features:

• Caller ID Display (w/LCD)

• BCLO, TOT Functions

Intrinsically Safe
The VX-P820 Series is offered in intrinsically safe options that meet the SGS requirements of ANSI/UL913 6th Edition for Class I, Division I, Groups A-D, Class II, Groups E-G and Class III for use in hazardous locations.
Long-Lasting Power for Responsiveness
For maximum performance, the VX-P820 Series offers a choice of Li-Ion battery power up to 3000 mAh for up to 21 hours of battery life (per specifications).
When Safety Counts - Never Be Alone
Includes Emergency notification that will switch to a designated channel and send an emergency alert for help.

Also includes Remote Listen which turns the radio transmit on remotely if needed to check out what is happening near the radio.

For enhanced user safety in analog mode, Lone Worker is a built-in timer that requires the user to reset at a predetermined interval. If not reset, the radio automatically switches to Emergency mode to alert help.

FCC Narrowbanding Compliant
Meets the FCC Part 90 requirement for using 12.5 kHz channels by January 1, 2013.


  • 512 Channels and 32 Groups (w/LCD)
  • 16 Channels and 1 Group (VX-P821)
  • 5 Watts
  • VHF: 134 – 174 MHz
  • UHF: 400 – 470 MHz; 450 – 512 MHz
  • 7 Programmable Keys (w/LCD) or 3 Programmable Keys (VX-P821)
  • 12-Character Alphanumeric Display (VX-P829, VX-P824)
  • FCC Narrowbanding Compliant

Additional Features: (Both Modes)

  • 700 mW Audio Output
  • Wide Band Coverage
  • Field Programmable (VX-P829/P879)
  • Scan Options: Basic, Priority, Dual Watch, Follow-Me, Follow-Me Dual Watch, Talk Around
  • User Set Mode (w/LCD)
  • Direct Channel Recall (w/LCD)

Additional Features: (Analog Mode Only)

  • RX/TX Battery Power Save
  • 2-Tone Encode and Multiple 2-Tone Decode
  • 2-Tone Encode and Multiple 2-Tone Decode
  • CTCSS / DCS Encode and Decode
  • BCLO, BTLO and TOT Functions
  • Auto-Range Transpond System (ARTS)
  • Compander
  • BCLO, BTLO and TOT Functions
  • Auto-Range Transpond System (ARTS)
  • Compander
  • Audio Pitch Control
  • User Selectable Tone (w/LCD)
  • MDC-1200 Encode (PTT ID, Emergency ID)
  • 7-Color LED (2-Tone Mode)
  • Radio-To-Radio Cloning


  • 1510 Huber Street, Atlanta, GA 30318
  • Phone: 404-875-9316
  • Fax: 404-609-9521
  • accmarket@atlantacomm.com

1510 Huber Street
Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone: 404-875-9316

Fax: 404-609-9521