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Harris XG100P/BKR9000

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I would be surprised if there is anything in common with the PRC-152 and XG-100P. I think they are from two different design groups and made on two different assembly lines.

kb4cvn stated the following in another thread.


Basically the Unity XG-100p is a Harris AN/PRC-152 Falcon-III radio with the following changes:



  • Battery moved from bottom to back (allowing the use of the P7100 style batteries)
  • Display changed from a IR version for NVG use, to a visible light model.
  • NSA Approved Type-1 Cryptographic module replaced with a NSA Approved Type-3 module, supporting DES and AES encryption formats.
  • Main circuit board altered, removing the 30-88 MHz band, and adding in the 700/800 MHz band.


Harris (Rochester) essentially took an off-the-shelf Green Radio, tweaked it a bit, and repackaged it for public safety use. Radios after that were designed by Lynchburg, who have better technical expertise in public safety radios
 
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