Harris Corp introduces new software-defined radio for 700/800 MHz communications

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 2, 2012 Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announced its latest software-defined radio (SDR), the XG-25P. The XG-25P Portable Radio, the latest addition to Harris’ XG series of portable radios, provides a range of mission-critical features and interoperable communications for users operating on 700 and 800 MHz frequencies. The software-defined architecture of the Harris XG-25P portable radio enables operation in multiple modes, including P25 Phase 1, P25 Phase 2, EDACS and OpenSky2. The Harris XG-25P also delivers sound clarity thanks to its large speaker and AMBE+2 Vocoder, and includes Bluetooth wireless connectivity and AES encryption.

The radio’s rugged, lightweight construction withstands harsh operating environments without sacrificing portability or usability. The radio weighs less than 15 ounces and its rugged design meets MIL-STD-810G standards for shock and vibration, dust, rain, solar radiation, low pressure and extreme temperatures.

The XG-25P radio is compatible with the latest P25 system configurations, including conventional and trunked systems configured for polling or line simulcast. The handset also offers a substantial feature set consisting of group, individual and emergency calling capabilities, bundled data, over-the-air programming and status messages. In analog mode, the radio also supports traditional signaling protocols such as GE Star© and MDC1200.

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