VHF NEXEDGE Mid-Tier Digital/Analogue Portable Radio - (EU Use)


Discontinued model


  • NX-220E2

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Key Features

NXDN Digital Air Interface
AMBE+2 Vocoder for Natural Sounding Digital Voice
Operates in NXDN Digital Conventional and FM Analogue modes, even on the same channel. Autosenses Received Mode (Digital or Analogue)
Digital Conventional and Digital Trunking Modes
Multi-Site Digital Trunking, up to 60000 GIDs and 60000 UIDs per Network
Multi-Site IP Network Compatible
True 6.25 kHz channel spacing operation
Includes Radio-To-Radio Mode (no repeater needed)
IP54/55 and MIL-STD 810C/D/E/F/G Certification

Supplied With

Belt ClipYes, KBH-12
"Channel Stopper" RingYes
Instruction ManualYes, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Turkish & Greek

PMR General Features

5-Tone Signalling formatsYes
Battery Saver ModeYes
Battery Status IndicatorYes
Busy Channel Lock-outYes
Calling AlertYes
Compact DesignYes
Companded AudioYes
Digital ANI Built-inYes
DTMF FunctionYes
Dual-mode ScanningYes
Ease of Operating UseYes
Emergency Call FunctionYes
Emergency KeyYes
Emergency Advanced Motion Detection FunctionMan-Down function as standard. And by an optional Software Licence gives Dual-mode "Staff Safe" alerts triggered either by a pre-set time with no movement or a pre-set time of excessive movement
Flash Upgradeable FirmwareYes
FleetSync/FleetSync IIYes
Internal VOX ReadyYes
Lone Worker FunctionYes
Low Battery WarningYes
Motion Detection FunctionYes, Both the trigger angle and the trigger time can be pre-set
Multiple Scanning FunctionYes
Programmable Function Keys7 Programmable Function Keys
Programmable TX/RX IndicationYes, Switchable ON or OFF
QT (CTCSS) / DQT (digital)Yes
SelCall FunctionYes
Short/Long Text MessagingYes
Single-Tone Encode, 2-Tone Encode/DecodeYes, Requires FCC K-version firmware. May affect other functions - see your dealer for details
Talk AroundYes
"Talk Back" Scanning FunctionYes
Time-Out TimerYes
Transceiver PasswordYes
Transparent Data ModeYes
Voice Inversion ScramblerYes
Voting FunctionYes
Windows PC Programming and TuningYes

NEXEDGE Features

Auto-Roaming/Registration (Multi-Site Trunking Mode)Yes
Broadcast Call (Trunking Mode)Yes
Call Queuing with PriorityYes
Fail Soft ModeYes
FleetSync/FleetSync II Including PTT ID Digital ANI (Analogue Mode)In Conventional FM Mode
FM Analogue Conventional IncludedYes
GIDs Per Network (Multi-Site Trunking Mode)60000
GPS Location with VoiceYes
Group Call (Trunking Mode)Yes
Group Registration (Trunking Mode)Yes
Individual Private Call (Trunking Mode)Yes
Late Entry (Trunking Mode)Yes
Message Trunked ModeYes
Multi-Site IP Network CompatibleYes
NXDN Conventional IncludedYes
NXDN Digital 12.5/6.25kHz Channel SpacingYes
Over-the-air AliasYes
Over-the-air ProgrammingYes, Allows NEXEDGE radios to be re-programmed remotely
Priority Monitor IDsYes, 4 IDs
Radio Access Numbers (RAN)Yes, 64 (Including "None") in Digital Conventional Mode
Remote Group Add (Trunking Mode)Yes
Remote Stun/KillYes
Selcall - Individual and Group (Digital Mode)Yes
Short & Long Data MessagesYes
Site Roaming (Digital Conventional Mode)Yes
Special Alert Tone PatternsYes
Status MessagingYes
Telephone Interconnect FunctionYes, Requires KTI-4 Interconnect and a Telco unit
Transmission Trunked ModeYes
UIDs Per Network (Multi-Site Trunking Mode)60000
Wide Area All Group Call (Multi-Site Trunking Mode)Yes

FleetSync Signalling Features

Emergency StatusYes
GPS Ack RequestYes
Group CallingYes
Power On/Off Status MessagesYes
PTT ID & Emergency GPS ReportingYes
PTT ID Digital ANIYes
Selective CallingYes
Send/Display GPSYes
Short Text MessagesYes
Status Message Block GPS ReportingYes
Status MessagingYes

MDC1200 Signalling Features

Emergency Encode/DecodeYes
PTT ID Encode/DecodeYes
Radio check DecodeYes
Stun/Revive DecodeYes

Applicable Standards

R&TTE: EN300 086, 300 113, 300 219, 301 489, 301 166Yes
R&TTE: EN301 166Voice & Data for 6.25KHz Digital
EU Safety: EN60065, 60950-1, 60215Yes
For use in the EUYes
Measurement - EIA StandardsYes
Measurement - EN StandardsYes
MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F/GYes

Technical Specifications

Frequency Range136 - 174 MHz
Number of Channels260
Number of Zones128
Talk GroupsYes
Channel Frequency Spread38 MHz
Channel Spacing - Analogue - Wide/Mid/Narrow25 kHz/20 kHz/12.5 kHz
Channel Spacing - Digital - Wide/Narrow12.5 kHz/6.25 kHz
Antenna Impedance - 50 OhmYes
Battery Life5-5-90
with KNB-57L: approx 11.5 hours
with KNB-56N: approx 8.5 hours
with KNB-55L: approx 8.5 hours
Frequency Stability± 2 ppm (-30 °C to + 60 °C)
Operating Temperature Range-30 °C to + 60 °C
Operating Voltage7.5 V DC ± 20%
DimensionsWith KNB-57L:
56 x 110.5 x 39.5 mm
With KNB-56N:
56 x 110.5 x 43.2 mm
With KNB-55L:
56 x 110.5 x 37.5 mm

- Projections not included -
Weight (net)With KNB-57L: 330 g
With KNB-56N: 405 g
With KNB-55L: 305 g

Receiver Specifications

Adjacent Channel Selectivity (Analogue)76 dB at 25 kHz
74 dB at 20 kHz
68 dB at 12.5 kHz
Audio Output500 mW with less than 3% distortion. 8 Ohms Impedance
Intermodulation (Analogue)65 dB
Sensitivity (Analogue) - EIA 12 dB SINAD0.28 µV at 25 kHz
0.28 µV at 20 kHz
0.32 µV at 12.5 kHz
Sensitivity (Analogue) - EN 20 dB SINAD-3 dB µV at 25 kHz
-3 dB µV at 20 kHz
-1 dB µV at 12.5 kHz
Sensitivity (Digital)3% BER:
0.32 µV at 12.5 kHz
0.25 µV at 6.25 kHz
1% BER:
-1 dB µV at 12.5 kHz
-4 dB µV at 6.25 kHz
Spurious Reponse Rejection (Analogue)75 dB

Transmitter Specifications

RF Power Output (High/Low)5 W / 1 W
FM Noise (EIA)Analogue:
45 dB at 25 kHz
45 dB at 20 kHz
40 dB at 12.5 kHz
Microphone Impedance1800 Ohm
Modulation DistortionLess than 3%
Modulation LimitingAnalogue:
± 5.0 kHz at 25 kHz
± 4.0 kHz at 20 kHz
± 2.5 kHz at 12.5 kHz
Spurious Emission (EN)-36 dBm ≤ 1 GHz
-30 dBm > 1 GHz