About Discontinued Leixen VV-898SP Portable Dual Band Transceiver
Introducing the Leixen VV-898SP, the mobile backpack transceiver you can take virtually anywhere you need it! Leixen combined their micro-compact, 25 watt Dual Band UHF/VHF Mobile Radio with a powerful 12A Li-ion rechargeable battery and put it all in a sturdy chassis you can fit in your pack or emergency bag for use anytime, anywhere!
The VV-898SP transmits and receives on both VHF (136-174MHz) and UHF (400-480MHz) and can receive on 400-520MHz and 200-260MHz, as well as commercial FM radio stations at 87.5-108MHz. The VV-898SP has all the features of the stand-alone VV-898, such as 199 programmable channels with channel scanning, dual watch, CTCSS/DCS encode/decode, DTMF, and 1750 Hz burst tone. It has individual call, group call, user-defined channel names, VOX capability and an emergency alarm. It is also repeater capable. The Leixen VV 898P is equipped with a built-in 400mW speaker, backlit front panel LCD display and two front panel LEDs. The included hand microphone has a lighted DTMF keypad and is connected to a coiled cord that stretches over five feet. This is where it gets really interesting. The VV-898SP is enclosed in a special chassis with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery designed to power it for hours. It has a 13.8v AC adapter so you can recharge as needed or to power the unit for use on your desk as a base station! The chassis also includes a built-in radiator fan with an on/off switch to cool the unit as needed.
The Leixen VV-898SP comes with a DTMF hand microphone, AC adapter, microphone hanger, hardware, owner's manual