The Vertex VXF-20 Adventurer™ provides 500 mW of power for reliable two-way communications within a
two-mile range. Enjoy up to 30 hours of normal operation time with 3 AA batteries, or continuous
operation with the optional E-DC-15 car adapter. The VXF-20 may be programmed by your dealer with up to 14 UHF communication channels, and
additionally up to 10 receive-only VHF (160-165 MHz) channels perfect for monitoring weather broadcasts. State-of-the-art features include Digital Coded Squelch
(DCS) and the exclusive Auto-Range Transponder System (ARTS™) Built by Vertex, a leading manufacturer of professional Land Mobile radios used throughout the world, the
VXF-20 Adventurer™ is thin and lightweight, easily fitting into a pocket or handbag. The weather-resistant
VXF-20 is both affordable and easy to use, making it ideal for business, industry, or recreational use. The Vertex
VXF-20 Adventurer™ is available from your Authorized
Frequencies : 410-425 MHz (VXF-20A)
460-470 MHz (VXF-20B)
160-165 MHz (Receive only)
DCS Codes: A023, 8025, C026, D032, E036, F043
Output Power: 500 mW
Battery Life : 30 Hours (Typical : Alkaline)
Case Size: 54x160x25 mm (WxHxD)
Weight: Approx. 160 g (w/dry-cell batteries)
Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation
- 14 Channels
Each UHF channel is programmable for simplex or semi-duplex (repeater) operation in the 410-425 MHz
(VXF-20A) or 460-470 MHz (VXF-20B) range.
- DCS (Digital Coded Squelch)
Encode/Decode Built-in. Digital Coded Squelch keeps unwanted signals from being heard, and also allows for repeater access.
- VHF Receive Feature
Scans up to 10 VHF channels. Listen to (160-165 MHz) activity in your area. This feature is pre-programmed by your dealer, and is ideal for monitoring weather broadcast channels.
- Alert Beep Feature
Press the Call/Alert button for 2 seconds to cause the radio to emit a loud "Alarm" sound (and alert others in your group on the same channel).
- Narrowband Technology (12.5 kHz)
- (500 mW)w/Range Up to 2 Mi.
Range varies depending on terrain and atmospheric conditions.
- Extended Battery Life
3 AA batteries (not included) average over 30 hours of normal operation. Optional Ni-Cd Battery Pack (FNB-53) allows recharging; optional car adapter (E-DC-15) available for continuous operation.
- Rugged Outdoor Design
Tough, weather-resistant design repels moisture and dust contamination.
- Compact and Lightweight
Small, pocket-size radio that can go anywhere.
- ARTS™ (Auto-Range Transponder System) Alerts you when a
similarly-programmed VXF-20 goes out of range.
- No Monthly Charges
Unlike cell phones, you can talk to as many people as you like, as often as you like, without "airtime" fees.