It seems everywhere you look these days you see people carrying handheld communication devices. But they are not all created equally. A "two-way" portable FM or digital radio provides "immediate" communications between individuals or workgroups, in many instances where cell phones provide poor or no service.
And, for use in loud environments, on jobs where they are likely to take a pounding, and with group and all-call communications with simple one-button operation, there is simply no better tool than a portable two-way radio.
When it comes to developing and manufacturing high value portable two-way radio products Kenwood stands alone. From its first generation of products to its current line of portable two-way radios, Kenwood has continuously improved the quality and capability of its products.
For more than 20 years Metro Mobile Communications has been the San Francisco-San Jose areas top supplier of Kenwood portable two-way radios. And today we supply Kenwoods complete line of portable two-way radio products to a wide variety of government and business enterprises.
From its economically priced Protalk series of two-way radios to the most advanced NEXEDGE digital models, Kenwood radios have something in commona unique combination of quality and serviceability that make Kenwood portable radios the best value in the business.
Metro Mobile's Kenwood portable radios are used by schools, hotels, contractors, and high tech facilitiespersonnel, as well as public safety professionals. Check out our Portable Radios and call us to discuss the best one for your application.
Kenwood is pleased to introduce their NEXEDGE family of digital portable radios. This fine radio provides conventional and trunking operation, and provides 6.25 kHz digital narrowband operation. The NX-200/300 portable radio was designed to provide advanced communication solutions that meet the needs of private enterprise and public sectors today and in the future. NEXEDGE radios include FM Analog operation on 25 and 12.5 kHz channels, NXDN digital operation on 12.5 and 6.25 kHz channels, compliance with current frequency assignments, and will easily convert to very narrow bandwidths in the future.
The new NX-210 portable is the latest addition to the NEXEDGE lineup - designed specifically for the railroad industry and those preferring a mid-size digital portable with a larger keypad. The NX-210 has the same NXDN digital, analog, LCD display, PF key capabilities and transmit/receive specifications as the NX-200, and comes standard with a DTMF encoder with large backlit keys, ideal for applications requiring frequent text messaging, selective signaling, or interconnect.
With the NX-410 Kenwood has expanded its digital product line to include an 800 MHz portable radio. In addition to NXDN digital operation, this model provides analog conventional and LTR capabilities, and operates on all 800 MHz frequencies including NPSPAC channels.
NX-220/320 VHF&UHF 5W radios deliver a low cost, full-featured portable digital radio solution to enterprise, local government and SMR subscriber customers. True to the NEXEDGE multi-system migration-ready tradition, analog, NXDN conventional and NXDN trunking are included in all models. NX-220/320 NEXEDGE models include OTAP over-the-air programming and groundbreaking NEXEDGE enhanced audio refinements.
Kenwoods new NX-240/340 digital/analog portable radio is the ideal analog to digital migration choice. Its combination of performance, reliability, and moderate price make it an excellent overall value. This model provides users with superb NXDN Digital sound featuring new 1 watt audio technology. True 6.25 kHz very narrow band operation and compliance with MILSTD and IP54/55 standards means the new NX240/340 is built for the challenge no matter the environmental conditions.
The Kenwood TK-2402VK and TK-3402UK portable radio offers 16 channels, high power output, and an advanced lithium battery. This is a relatively small and lightweight business radio, yet is extremely durable (built to IP54/55 and military 810 C, D, E, and F standards), making it a great choice for a wide array of environments, from light duty operations such as restaurants or hotels, to the toughest construction and warehouse jobs. This Kenwood business radio is also loaded with features such as voice scrambling for added privacy, hands-free (VOX) operation(when used with optional accessories), and channel scan.
The TK-2312/3312 is compact yet packed with features for intuitive operation, impressive performance, and all-weather reliability. Nine programmable function keys allow for customized convenience, and Kenwoods renowned audio clarity means the message gets through loud and clear.
Kenwoods TK-2312/3312 VHF/UHF conventional portables are 5W, 128 channel high performance radios suitable for public safety agencies and business/industrial settings. Built on a performance platform new to Kenwood portables, they feature an 8 digit display with RSSI & Function/Status Icons, 4-color LED, nine PF keys and come with a lightweight 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery. Both versions meet MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F/G as well as IP54/55 for water & dust intrusion.
The 360 Series ultra sub-compact radio platform with expanded features sets a new "best in class" standard for portable two-way radios. With a smaller, lighter design and new features such as increased operating bandwidth, 5 Watts UHF & VHF output power, and MDC-1200, the TK-2360/3360 VHF/UHF analog portable radios are the perfect next generation solution for enterprise and industrial customers. 360 Series radios are extremely rugged - meeting both MIL SPEC and IP54/55 requirements. This small sized but durable portable radio is a true workhorse, and with its moderate cost a proven value.
Kenwood's TK-2170/3170 is an analog portable radio available to VHF and UHF radio users. This mid-tier unit provides enhanced features for budget conscious volunteer public safety, government, and industrial users. The TK-2170/3170 includes a large channel and zone capacity that helps facilitate inter-agency interoperability, mutual aid, and workgroup channel organization. Inversion scrambling, a standard feature, provides a moderate level of voice security. This unit provides full FleetSync capabilities including PTT ID, Caller ID, and text messaging storage, recall and display.
Kenwood's compact mid-tier display portable line offers enhanced features for the budget conscious volunteer public safety, public service, government, industrial and SMR system user segments. Large capacity and Zone programming facilitate departmental, interoperability, mutual aid, tactical, regional and workgroup channel organization. Inversion scrambling provides first level voice security and Encryption/ANI control adds system-compliant higher level voice security and dispatch functions. Full FleetSync includes PTT ID, Caller ID and non-voice status and text messaging storage, recall and display. FleetSync, DTMF or Two-Tone Selective Call provides built-in talkback paging capability.
The 2180-Series premium portable line strikes a perfect balance of specifications, features and cost in this broad base platform designed for the public safety, public service, government and private industrial sectors. The extra large capacity and Zone programming facilitate departmental, inter-agency interoperability, mutual aid and tactical channel organization. Inversion Scrambling and Encryption /ANI control permits first level to high level voice security and dispatch functions satisfying homeland security and confidentiality requirements. Emergency Call and Man-down for hazardous environment and corrections personnel is supported with FleetSync, MDC-1200/G-Star and DTMF ANI formats. The VGS-1 option offers a unique zone / channel voice guide for fire and rescue and a voicemail function for missed call recording. Full FleetSync includes PTT ID, Caller ID and non-voice status and text messaging. FleetSync, DTMF or Two-Tone Selective Call provides built-in talkback paging capability.
The 90-Series portable radios are a stalwart mainstay in Kenwood's high-specification and heavy-duty line of public safety products. Designed specifically for the public safety, public service, government, rail, transportation, utility and private industry sectors, the 90-Series basic features and form factor are a favorite communications tool among these groups. The top mount LCD provides simple aliases useful for multi-channel systems/users. The extra large capacity and dynamic channel grouping facilitate departmental, inter-agency interoperability, mutual aid and tactical channel organization. Encryption /ANI control permits basic to high level voice security and dispatch functions satisfying homeland security and confidentiality requirements. Emergency Call and Man-Down for hazardous environment and jail/corrections personnel is supported for FleetSync, MDC-1200/G-Star options and DTMF ANI formats. DTMF or Two-Tone Selective Call provides built-in talkback paging capability.