Harris Corporation Announces the XG-25P Portable Radio for 700/800 MHz Mission-Critical Communications

The rugged, lightweight construction of the radio stands up to demanding operating environments without sacrificing portability or usability


MELBOURNE, FL/SAN DIEGO, CA, September 30, 2012  – First responders and mission-critical radio users now have a feature-rich yet economical portable radio for P25 Phase 1 and Phase 2 operation. The latest XG-25P portable radio from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) delivers mission-critical feature set and interoperable communications for users operating on 700 and 800 MHz frequencies.

The Harris XG-25P portable radio’s software-defined architecture allows for operation in multiple modes, including P25 Phase 1, P25 Phase 2, EDACS and OpenSky2. The Harris XG-25P also delivers exceptional audio clarity because of its over-sized speaker and AMBE+2 Vocoder, and includes Bluetooth wireless connectivity and AES encryption.

“The XG-25P is the latest addition to our XG series of portable solutions and is the best value P25 Phase 2 radio available in 700/800 MHz frequencies,” said Greg Henderson, director, Product Management, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications.  “With its dependable core functionality, the XG-25P radio goes a step further and provides mission-critical users with a desirable and enhanced feature set.”

The rugged, lightweight construction of the radio stands up to demanding operating environments without sacrificing portability or usability.  The radio weighs less than 15 ounces, and its rugged design meets MIL-STD-810G standards for shock and vibration, dust, rain, solar radiation, low pressure and temperature extremes.

The XG-25P radio is compatible with the latest P25 system configurations, including conventional and trunking systems configured for voting or linear simulcast.  The portable also offers a substantial feature set consisting of group, individual and emergency call capabilities, packet data, Over-the-Air-Programming, and status messaging.  In analog mode, the radio also supports traditional signaling protocols such as GE Star© and MDC1200.

Harris will be showcasing this and its full line of mission critical radio solutions in its booth (#2733) at the119th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology Exposition, September 29-October 3, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center.

In public safety and professional communications Harris is a leading supplier of assured communications® systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets—with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks, to next-generation, secure public safety-grade LTE (Long-Term Evolution) solutions for voice, video and data applications, to industry leading multiband, multimode radios.  Harris has more than 80 years of experience in public safety and professional communications and supports over 500 systems around the world.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries.  Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees – including 6,000 engineers and scientists.  Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems and services.  Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.