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Cost Effective Communication Tool

The VZ-30 is a cost effective radio communication users meant for both basic and intermediate users. This portable radio is equipped with the necessary features to ensure reliable communication between users.

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Product Description

VZ-30 Portable Radio – UHF/VHF

Simple and Reliable 
Characteristic of Vertex Standard portable portfolio, the radio is engineered for ease of use with quality in mind.

Versatile Scanning  
With both scan and priority scan, user can be assured of flexibility of scan modes for better productivity.

Internal VOX  
The built in Voice activated Transmission (VOX) enables a hands-free operation for basic users without having to use the radio’s Push to Talk button, maximizing productivity and efficiency critical to the users’ business.

Channel Announcement
Upon channel switching, the radio announces the current channel. Users can toggle between channels without having to look at the radio, thus improving work productivity.

Loud and Clear Audio
The 1-Watt speaker ensures important communications are conveyed in any noisy environment.

Li-Ion Battery Solutions
1800mAh Li-Ion energy solutions provide up to 11 hours of talk time with 5-5-90 duty cycle comprising 5% transmit, 5% receive and 90% standby.

2-Prong Pin Connector Accessories
The 2-prong pin side connector enables standard audio accessories to be used with this radio, thus lowering the overall cost of ownership and facilitating migration to digital.

Additional Features

  • Battery Status Indicator
  • RSSI Indicator
  • Battery Saver Mode
  • Talkaround
  • Channel Announcement
  • Internal VOX (Voice Activated Transmit)
  • 2-pin accessory connector
  • Busy Channel Lockout (BCLO)
  • Reverse Burst
  • PTT ID

Technical Specifications

General Specification
Frequency Range 136 – 174 MHz 403 – 470 MHz
Number of Channels 32
Power Supply Voltage 7.4 V nominal
Channel Spacing 25 / 12.5 kHz
Battery Life (5-5-90 duty w/battery saver)
1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery

11 hours (analog)
IP Rating IP 54
Operating Temperature Range -22º F to +140º F (-20º C to +60º C)
Dimension (H x W x D) 111 x 54 x 34 mm with 1800 mAh Battery
Weight (Approx.) 295 g w/FNB-Z181Li Battery
Receiver Specification
Sensitivity Analog 12 dB SINAD: 0.25 μV
Adjacent Channel Selectivity 65 dB / 60 dB
Intermodulation 65 dB / 60 dB
Spurious and Image Rejection 70 dB
Audio Output 1 W @ 16 Ohms (INT)
Hum and Noise 40 dB
Conducted Spurious Emission -57dBm for < 1 GHz
-47dBm for > 1 GHz
Transmitter Specification*
Output Power 5 / 1 W 4 / 1 W
Modulation Limiting ± 2.5 kHz
Conducted Spurious Emissions -36dBm for < 1 GHz
-30dBm for > 1 GHz
FM Hum & Noise 45 dB / 40 dB
Audio Distortion < 3 %
Frequency Stability ± 1.5 ppm


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  • VZ Series Belt Clip
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