Dual-Purpose Repeater, Continuous-Duty and Cycle-Rated The VXR-7000 helps expand communication range of two-way radio systems, and can operate as a base station. Continuous-duty and cycle-rated to enhance productivity for a maximum return on investment. Local or Remote Operating CapabilityControlled by the operator with a press of a button, the VXR-7000 is designed to function as programmed. Or, switch to remote mode and the unit is controlled by instructions received from an external device connected to the accessory connector. When Safety CountsHas built-in DTMF decoding to coordinate with the Emergency and ANI functions found in Vertex Standard mobile and portable two-way radios. If an Emergency alert is received from a mobile or portable radio, the VXR-7000 will beep loudly and blink the LCD to notify the dispatcher of the emergency alert. Uninterrupted Power SupplyFor uninterrupted operation during power failures, a 12-volt rechargeable battery may be connected. During a power outage, the automatic power control circuit will immediately switch the repeater to the backup battery. Convert To Talk At A Press Of A ButtonCan immediately switch to function from repeater mode to base station mode simply by pressing the Push To Talk transmit button. Once released, the unit converts back to repeater mode. FCC Narrowbanding CompliantMeets the FCC Part 90 requirement for using 12.5 kHz channels by January 1, 2013.