Cost-effective portable radio with feature packed value to budget conscious users

VZ-80/88

This compact and lightweight 2 way radio is ideal for business operators who need basic, long-range communications.
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Compact and lightweight

As with many Vertex Standard portable radios, this durable, reliable, compact and feature rich radio allows maximum flexibility for users to use the radio under any condition at any time.

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.

128 Channels/ 8 Groups

The group setting feature allows multiple users and different groups to be organized into efficient talkgroups for greater ease of communication, usage and improvement on efficiency.

128 Channels Memory

Up to 128 channels can be stored either through the programming software or front panel. This provides convenience to the users, avoiding the need to frequently program the radios.

Multi-Line Display

The multi-line display offers status update of the calls and other programmable features to equip users with necessary details in running their day to day business operations.

2 Pin Accessory Connector

The 2-prong pin side accessory connector allows popular audio accessories with such connector to be used with these series of radio, lowering the costs of ownership as user does not need to purchase new compatible audio accessories.

Additional Features

  • Scan (128 channels single scan list)
  • Nuisance channel delete
  • PL/DPL (CTCSS: 50 / DCS: 104)
  • Squelch (CSQ / PL / DPL)
  • Busy Channel Lockout
  • Busy Channel Indicator
  • Time Out Timer
  • Low Battery Alert
  • VFO Mode
  • FM Radio
  • VOX (Voice Activated Transmit)
  • 2-pin accessory connector
  • Radio to Radio Cloning
  • PC Programmable
General Specification
Frequency Range 136-174 MHz 403-470 MHz
Number of Channels 128
Power Supply Voltage 7.4 V DC ± 20%
Channel Spacing 12.5 / 25 kHz
Battery Life (5-5-90 duty)
1800mAh FNB-Z180Li

15 hours (w/saver) / 9 hours
Operating Temperature Range -20° C to +50° C
Frequency Stability ± 2.5 ppm
RF Input-Output Impedance 50 Ohms
Dimension (H x W x D) 102 x 56 x 38 mm, 1800 mAh battery option
Weight (Approx.) with Antenna, Belt Clip 11.6 oz (260g) with FNB-Z180Li
Receiver Specification
Sensitivity 12dB SINAD 0.25 μV typical
Adjacent Channel Selectivity 65 / 60 dB 25 / 12.5 kHz
Intermodulation 65 / 60 dB 25 / 12.5 kHz
Spurious and Image Rejection 65 dB
Audio Output 1 W @ 24 ohm (5% THD)
Transmitter Specification
VHF
UHF
Output Power 5 / 1 W 4 / 1 W
Modulation 16K0F3E, 11K0F3E
Conducted Spurious Emissions 65 dB below carrier
FM Hum & Noise 45 / 40 dB 25 / 12.5 kHz
Audio Distortion < 3 % @1kHz
Accessories
  • VZ Series Antenna VHF 136-174 MHz
  • VZ Series Antenna UHF 403-470 MHz
  • FNB-Z110Li: 1100 mAh Li-on Battery with Fixed Belt Clip
  • FNB-Z180Li: 1800 mAh Li-on Battery with Fixed Belt Clip
  • VZ Series Fixed Belt Clip
  • CV04 Desktop Charger