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BKR 9000

Project25_MASTR

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Wellllll, a day late and a dollar short. We just spent several million on APX radios. That being said there will be future purchases so I’ll keep it in mind.
We've seen a lot of customers debating between the BKR9000 and the VP8000. Lot's of similarities between the two and they have a similar price point. With existing Viking customers, the VP8000 is a no brainer as they tend to use Vault with their feature licensing such as sucking features out of exiting VP900's and using those with their VP8000 orders. With new customers, the debate tends to be Made in Japan versus Made in the USA and if DMR support will come to the BKR9000.
 

PVPD730

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Does anyone know if the BKR9000 is capable of receive only. Also, can the BKR series be programmed with the same RES software used for the KNG2 series? I had a dealer tell me the BKRs have to be programmed with different software.
 

gtaman

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Does anyone know if the BKR9000 is capable of receive only. Also, can the BKR series be programmed with the same RES software used for the KNG2 series? I had a dealer tell me the BKRs have to be programmed with different software.
BKRs use standard RES AFAIK. The BKR5000 can do RX only. So I would assume it would be the same.
 

rsmith7799

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The RES software can go from portable: KNG, KNG2, BKR5000,BKR9000 and mobile M-150. You just have to go through and change the buttons around to fit the different radio type.
 
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