New Harris Corporation Mobile Radio Delivers P25 Power in an Economical Package for Public Safety Users

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Highlights:

* Effective, economical radio for public safety agencies transitioning to P25 technology.
* Powerful mission-critical radio supports wideband and narrowband channels and is P25 Phase 2 upgradeable.
* Rugged device offers complete complement of features to accommodate demanding environments.

MELBOURNE, FL/MINNEAPOLIS, MN, August 20, 2012 (APCO Booth #713) – Public safety and mission-critical radio users now have a feature-rich, reliable and economical mobile radio solution for narrowband and Project 25 (P25) communications. The XG-25M mobile radio from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) uses advanced technology to deliver critical interoperable communications and unique wireless applications to mission-critical users.

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The Harris XG-25M mobile radio supports both wideband and narrowband channels. Its software-defined architecture enables field upgrading to future operating modes, including P25 Phase 2. The durable construction of the radio allows easy operation in demanding environments as well as during day-to-day activities.

“The Harris XG-25M is a great combination of usability, affordability and capability. It offers a smart, cost-effective solution for agencies transitioning to P25 technology, while maintaining the functionality and dependability that is expected of a Harris radio,” said Greg Henderson, director, Product Management, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications. “With the XG-25M radio, mission-critical users receive exceptional audio quality, Bluetooth(r) wireless connectivity and a better user experience because of its oversized display and large, easy-to-read buttons on a front-mount control unit.”

The Harris XG-25M includes a complete complement of features suited for a wide variety of mission-critical users’ requirements. These features include an over-sized speaker and the AMBE+2 vocoder for enhanced audio, Bluetooth functionality and a rugged design that meets MIL-STD0810G for shock and vibration, dust, salt fog, humidity, rain, solar radiation, low pressure and temperature extremes. The XG-25M also has an Ingress Protection rating of IP54 for dust intrusion and sloshing water.

Harris will be conducting live demonstrations of this and other technology in its booth (#713) at the APCO International 78th Annual Conference & Expo, August 19-22, 2012 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

In public safety and professional communications Harris is a leading supplier of assured communications(r) 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.

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