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Harris XL400 ?

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Okay I am hearing scuttlebutt about a new radio called the XL 400? Anyone know anything about it thanks
Here is a link to the application and the code. They have requested temporary confidentially for a lot of the photos. It is a VHF & 7/800MHz Multi-band portable radio.
Grantee Code: OWD
Product Code: TR-0165-E

 
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It will also do UHF. It is basically a ruggedized XL200 with a few more features.
I know the XL200 will do VHF, UHF, 7/8/900MHz, but didn't see UHF on the FCC grant.

So, this is a ruggedized version of the XL200? Aimed a fire service? Any idea why the UHF isn't shown on the FCC grant?

I'm looking at about 35 XL-200's for our PD, but probably won't purchase most of those until later on this year. We don't need ruggedized radios, but VHF and 7/800 would be fine for some users.
 

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Not sure why that chart omits UHF. L3Harris is trying hard to sell us on the XL-400P and we are strictly UHF. I don't think they'd try to sell us a radio that wouldn't work on our system.
 

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Not sure why that chart omits UHF. L3Harris is trying hard to sell us on the XL-400P and we are strictly UHF. I don't think they'd try to sell us a radio that wouldn't work on our system.
Got it.

Makes me wonder if they are doing like EF Johnson with a VHF-7/800 model and a UHF-7/800 model.
 

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We also interop with 7/800 and VHF. They are telling us that it will be a full spectrum radio. Of course, with larger knobs, heat resistant mics, rugged housing, etc.
 

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The XL-400 will be a NFPA 1802 compliant fire radio, full spectrum capable. For right now it will be the only one compliant as I believe the APX XE still isn’t.
Also look for the new fire rated speaker mic.
 

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There were some cool features. One was an intersquad wifi intercom. The heat rated speaker mic and cable was rated to ridiculous temps.
 
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