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Vertex Standard
HF Communications Transceiver Radio     

 200 Channel 100 Watts

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VX-1700 Vertex Standard SSB USB LSB CW AM HF Communications Transeiver Radio for Government Industrial and Land Mobile Communications
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General Information: Features:
HF Multi-Mode Transceiver
The VX-1700 is an integrated HF Multi-Mode communications transceiver designed for Land Mobile, Industrial, Research, Scientific and Government applications. The VX-1700 provides continuous receiver coverage from 30 KHz to 30 MHz. Transmit from 1.6 to 30 MHz. Operating modes include USB and LSB, AM and CW making the VX-1700 ideal for a wide variety of communications needs.
The multi-purpose VX-1700 HF SSB base/mobile transceiver 2-way radio is designed to fulfill Long-Haul Land Mobile HF (shortwave) communication requirements. Though many radios can be adapted for more than one application, the VX-1700 is well-suited as a mobile or base station. Since the VX-1700 was envisioned as a multi-purpose radio from the beginning, the technology, engineering, and manufacturing is the foundation of a solid, functional design. Communications needs as varied as those of a remote jungle research stations to military HF Comms, offshore drilling rigs to forestry management can be efficiently handled with the VX-1700. Emergency Management disaster communications and governmental HF backup systems are also easy work for the versatile Vertex Standard VX-1700 HF Transceiver.
The VX-1700 HF transceiver has many useful options designed to enhance its already powerful performance. An ALE unit is available which will automatically establish contact with other stations using the best frequency and propagation path available, day or night. The 1 Kilowatt Quadra System power amplifier gives you rock crushing punch through power under the toughest conditions. A wide range of available antennas and automatic antenna tuners provide efficient  multiple frequency operation.

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  • Frequency Range:
    Receive: 30 KHz to 30 MHz
    Transmit: 1.6 MHz to 30 MHz
  • 125 Watt RF Power Output
    In 1.6 MHz to 4 MHz critical range
  • 1 Kilowatt Power Output Available
    1 kW of MOSFET Power with the optional Quadra System wideband linear amplifier. Punch-thru power when you need it!
  • Keyboard Frequency Entry
    Direct channel frequency via front panel keypad for maximum flexibility
  • Backlit Alphanumeric Display
    A six digit alpha tag is assignable for each channel allowing easy recognition of channel function in multiple frequency configurations
  • Automatic Link Establishment Unit
    Optional ALE unit scans selected frequencies for best propagation and automatically establishes contact with similarly equipped stations.
  • Built-in Selcall feature
    Vertex Standard Selcall is built in and ready to use. Selectively call one radio or a group of radios
  • 200 Channel Capacity
    Channels can be arranged in up to 5 groups
  • Scan, Priority & Dual Watch
  • PC Programmable
    Optional programming kit required
  • Mobile/Base Station Operation
    NOTE: Requires power supply for base station operation (30 Amp Model FP- 1030A typical)

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