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Motorola APX Charger VRS Switch

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FDRadioguy777

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I have noticed that our APX Radio Vehicle Chargers have a VRS switch on them. Can someone tell me how this works and what it's purpose is with a Vehicular Repeater System?
 

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Normally it turns on the VRS when you pull the radio out of the charger. The Jedi series had the same and when i pulled my HT1000 it turned the VRS on.
 

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The purpose of the VRS is to allow the use of portable radios in areas where there is only mobile coverage. For example, the province wide radio system just deployed has been built to a coverage spec of 95% coverage, 95% of the time, on primary and secondary highways. Many, if not most agencies will need mobile repeaters to be able to reliably use their portable radios.
 

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Are you sure there is actually a repeater installed? The chargers come standard with the switch. Most agencies don't actually install repeaters.


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