VX-1700 HF Single Side Band (SSB) Radios
Communications
The multi-purpose VX-1700 Single Side Band (SSB) radio is designed to operate as mobile radio or as a base station for long-haul land mobile radio (LMR)communications. With operating modes: Lowerside/Upperside - LSB/USB (J3E and J2B); Amplitude Modulation - AM (A3E) and CW (A1A) the VX-1700 is ideal for a wide variety of applications.
 
Large Channel CapacityThe VX-1700 can store 200 channels arranged in five groups with the flexibility to have any number of channels per group. Each channel can be programmed with 6-character alphanumeric description for quick and easy call mamangement.
 
Dual Watch Operation
 Operate the VX-1700 radio on one channel while periodically monitoring the designated memory channel to ensure a call is not missed. Ideal for emergency management situations when it is important that a call gets through to dispatch."
 
Flexible Calling Options
Includes six built-in call modes to support various communications:
  • Selective Call (SELCALL) – place calls to an individual or group using assigned ID number for each transceiver for private calling
  • Beacon Request Call – check signal quality between transceivers before placing a selective call to verify if a call can be placed
  • Telephone Call (TELCALL) – place call through telephone interconnect service to expand contact to individuals via phone
  • Message Call – send text messages (up to 64 characters) to another transceiver for expanded communication options
  • Position Request Call – monitor position information of another transceiver when used as a mobile unit
  • Position Send Call – transmit position
 
Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) OptionWith the ALE-1 option installed the VX-1700 selects the best Link Quality Analysis (LQA) score from the programmed channels automatically.
 
Additional Features
  • 6-Character Alphanumeric Channel Label
  • Noise Blanker
  • CW Semi Break-In
  • CW Side Tone Function
  • Voice Operated eXchange (VOX)
 
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Technical Specifications


Applicable MIL-STD
Standard MIL 810D MIL 810E
Vibration 514.3/I Cat. 10 514.4/I CAT 10
Shock -


Antennas
 
YA-007FG

HF SSB Multi-band mobile whip antenna (7 MHz -  30 MHz requires FC-40)

YA-30
Broadband T2FD Dipole Base Station Antenna
HF Antenna Tuners
FC-30
Automatic Antenna Tuner (For coaxial lines)
FC-40

Wide-range Antenna Coupler .Uses control circuitry inside transceiver. Mounts near antenna feedpoint. Waterproof. Handles 100 W transmitter power. Designed for operation on 7 - 54 MHz, when using 8 foot whip antenna or 1.8 - 54 MHz when used with random-length wire longer than 66 feet. Matching time typically 5 seconds or less; required drive power: 4 - 60 W.   

 

 

Microphone
MD-100A8X

Channel Control Desktop Microphone

MD-12A8J

Desktop Microphone

MH-31A8J

Dynamic Hand Microphone

Mounting Bracket
 
MMB-89
One-Touch Mobile Bracket
Power Supply
FP-1030A
30A Power Supply 110V
Signaling
 
ALE-1

Automatic Link Establishment Unit

Speaker
MLS-100

External Speaker, 12 W

MLS-200

Waterproof external speaker, 12 W

Operating Manuals
VX-1700_APAC_OM_EN_2012

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VX-1700_APAC_OM_EN_2015

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VX-1700_USA_OM_EN_2013

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Spec Sheets - North America
Vertex Standard VX-1700 Spec Sheet - North America_Jan 2014

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