Harris Corporation Introduces the XG-75 Multi-Mode Portable Radio for First Responders

December 14, 2011


  • Latest addition to Harris portfolio of mission-critical radios supports multiple operating modes ranging from analog conventional to Project 25 Phase 1 and 2, in a single band radio

  • Multi-mode portable radio includes active noise-cancellation technology to deliver improved voice quality to first responders operating in high-noise environments

  • Ideal for public safety agencies who need the full suite of P25 digital trunking features

MELBOURNE, FL/ PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 9, 2011 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, today introduced its XG-75 portable radio for public safety and mission-critical radio users communicating over P25 and OpenSky.

The Harris XG-75 provides multiple operating modes ranging from Analog Conventional to Project 25 (P25) Phase 2 Digital Trunking. The radio supports the full range of P25 digital trunking features, including clear and encrypted group calls, priority scanning, preemptive emergency calls, late-call entry and dynamic, over-the-air reconfiguration. Available in UHF, VHF and 700/800 models, the XG-75 is ideal for public safety agencies operating on VHF and UHF frequencies that need to upgrade their equipment due to the FCC narrowband mandate.

Equipped with Harris' active noise-canceling algorithm, the XG-75 improves the clarity of both analog and digital calls in high-noise environments. The radio also features an enlarged speaker chamber and 3.8W maximum audio output, resulting in clear, loud audio levels. The XG-75 features an AMBE +2 Version 1.6 vocoder for exceptional voice quality and the ability to send and receive dual-tone multi-frequency (DTMF) tones over digital P25 networks. Rugged, compact and powerful, the XG-75 can withstand challenging environments, including long-term immersion in water. It is available in black and grey or black and high-visibility yellow casing.

"The Harris XG-75 portable radio is a premier single band radio solution for public safety agencies that require reliable, economical multi-mode communications," said George Helm, vice president, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications. "The addition of the XG-75 to our radio family demonstrates our unwavering commitment to the emerging and varied needs of mission-critical radio users worldwide."

In public safety and professional communications Harris is a leading supplier of assured communications® systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks, to industry leading multiband, multimode radios, to public safety-grade broadband voice, video and data solutions. Harris has more than 80 years of experience in public safety and professional communications and supports over 500 systems around the world.

About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

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