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Motorola Portable/Mobile Radio Unit Info

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Car150

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I recall about a decade ago, seeing a colleague with a slick unit in his chief's buggy, that allowed him to insert his portable radio in to a "charger unit" and transpose it into a mobile radio, complete with antenna connection and mobile mic.
I have been unable to find such a product in Motorola's online information.
Does anyone have any knowledge of such a unit (saves having BOTH a mobile and portable...sort of combines the portable into a mobile in-vehicle )
 

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A currently manufactured portable radio would be the Motorola XTS which fits into a Motorola XTVA mobile unit which connects to the mobile antenna, uses a special microphone, has an external speaker, and charges the radio at the same time. You can look up these model numbers on Google to see what the units look like.
 
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Convertacom

The device you asked about is known as a convertacom, It's generally comprised of a charging / data connector dock, a separate rf amplifier deck (depending on the model), and mobile speaker. I've seen somewhere that they do not have them for the apx series, but that they are available for (through) the xts series.
 
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