- 4 Programmable Keys
- RX: 30 kHz – 30.0000 MHz / TX: 1.600 – 30.0000 MHz
- 31 Watts / 25 Watts AM Carrier (A3E)
- 125 Watts / 100 Watts (A1A, J2B, J3E)
- 200 Channels
Designed to operate as mobile radio or as a base station for long-haul land mobile communications. With operating modes: LSB/USB (J3E and J2B); AM (A3E) and CW (A1A) the VX-1700 is ideal for a wide variety of applications.
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
Dual Watch Operation
Operate 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.
Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) Option
With the ALE-1 option installed, the VX-1700 ALE feature automatically selects the channel with the best LQA (Link Quality Analysis) score from the programmed channels.