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Motorola PR860 Portable Two-Way Radio

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The Motorola PR860 portable two-way radio combines durability and performance with advanced features and a rugged design. This affordable radio also offers an advanced level of sound clarity and dynamics for a radio at this price. The ergonomic design maximizes user comfort, with bigger knobs and controls that can be easily operated — even while wearing heavy gloves.

  • Due to the FCC Narrowbanding mandate in the United States, product specifications and brochures for Motorola Solutions two-way radio products may indicate 25 kHz/12.5 kHz analog/digital operation which may not be the standard mode of operation at the time of shipment after Jan. 1st 2013.
  • Emergency button
    Alerts supervisor or dispatcher during an emergency situation.
  • Large, raised knobs
    Enlarged for maximum tactile response, accommodating users wearing gloves.
  • Priority channel mode
    Scans for higher-priority channel.
  • Programmable side and Push-to-Talk buttons
    Allows easy access to user’s customized, favorite features.
  • Quik Call IITM and MDC 1200 signaling
    Sends and receives through features such as Push-to-Talk, Selective Call and Call Alert.
  • Voice-operated transmit
    Enables hands-free operation with use of a headset accessory.
  • X-PandTM voice compression
    Keeps audio quality clean and crisp, even in noisy environments.
Performance Characteristics

Coverage area
Programming software allows adjustable power output for varying coverage

Estimated battery life1
14 hours

Frequency band
Low band, VHF, UHF

Frequency range
Low band: 29.7–42.0MHz, 35.0–50.0MHz; VHF: 136–174MHz; UHF: 403–470MHz, 450–512MHz

UHF: 4W; VHF: 5W; Low band: 6W

Standard battery chemistry type
Lithium Ion

Physical Characteristics

Available option board

Dimensions H x W x D (with standard battery)
5.40 x 2.26 x 1.60 in. (137 x 57.5 x 40 mm) H x W x D

No display

Emergency button


Weight (with standard battery)
12.8 oz. (358 g)

Radio Features

Call tones
Quik Call II™

Digital private line

Number of channels

Private line

Programmable buttons

Quik Call II™, DTMF, MDC-1200

Voice operated transmit (VOX)

User Environment

Intrinsically safe

Mil spec
810 C, 810 D, 810 E


Standard package
impres™ Li-ion battery, impres single-unit rapid charger, antenna, belt clip and user guide.

Standard warranty
2 years

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