Kenwood Viking VP8000 Multi-band Multi-Protocol Mission Critical Portable Radio
The KENWOOD Viking 8000 series Multi-Band, Multi-Protocol portable is specifically designed for today’s public safety agencies with advanced features and ergonomics to meet the first responder’s mission critical operational needs. It will be the most interoperable portable released by any manufacturer!
All-new Kenwood Viking VP8000, Kenwood’s first multi-band radio.
A multi-band and multi-protocol radio, the Viking VP8000 is specifically designed for today’s public safety agencies.
Key features include:
Multi-band operations (VHF, UHF, 700/800 MHz)
1024 channels (2048 & 4096 options)
Wi-Fi / GPS / Bluetooth
Instant Recording Replay (IRR) and Voice Recording
DMR capabilities are coming soon, which means the VP8000 will be the first all-band handheld radio to support both P25 and DMR digital radio standards.
Physical features of the VP8000 include:
Large full-color top LCD
Multi-line text on front and top displays.
Public safety ergonomics: Flare grip for control, large glove friendly knobs, and large emergency button
Fully ruggedized – IP67/68 & MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G/H
3-Watt audio maximum output for high noise environments
With renowned Kenwood audio quality, and rugged and reliable design, the VP8000 is a mission critical portable radio that public safety officials can rely on to protect themselves and others – wherever they are.
• Multi-Band operation (VHF, UHF, 700/800 MHz)
• P25 Phase 1 & 2 Trunking
• P25 Conventional
• DMR (Future License will be available through software upgrade in 2023)
• NXDN ( Software upgrade expected to be released in 2023/24)
• Viking16 (SmartNet/SmartZone™ Compatible)
• FM Analog
• Mixed protocol zones (each channel in a zone can be from a different
• 1024 channels (2048 & 4096 options)
• Public safety ergonomics: flare grip for control, large glove friendly knobs,
large emergency button
• 3-Watt audio maximum output for high noise environments
• Voice annunciation & custom announcement creation
• Fully ruggedized – IP67/68 & MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G/H
• Full key models (with numeric keypad)
• Built-in GPS receiver/antenna for enhanced awareness
• MDC-1200 & GE-Star signaling
• P25 Authentication
• Bluetooth® / Bluetooth Low Energy
• Wi-Fi® 2.4 & 5 GHz (802.11a/b/g/n/ac)
• Man Down
• Instant Recording Replay (IRR) and Voice Recording
• Text Messaging
• Radio Cloning
• FIRESafe® Fire Ground Commander and First Responder
• ARC4™ software encryption; compatible with Motorola ADP™
• P25/TIA defined: AES-256
• Over-the-Air-Rekeying (OTAR)