The UK/VRC (United Kingdom, Vehicle Radio Communicator) is a VHF Vehicle mounted radio often used at or above company level and also with the mechanised brigades.
The UK/VRC-353 has a freq range of 30.000 to 75.975 MHz in 25KHz steps, providing 1,840 possible channels for use.
The UK/VRC-353 will run off of either 2x12V batteries or a single 24V or 28V battery with a maximum RF output of 50W.
As with all radios the range depends on a number of factors including the environment, antenna and power used. However, below are a couple of examples of expected distances:
|2m Vehicle Whip||32km|
|Elevated VHF Antenna||60km|
Other antennas may include Ground Mounted Monopoles, Dipoles, etc however power restrictions will apply.