VX-260 Portable Analog Radio

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VX-261 Portable Analog Radio

VX-260 Portable Analog Radio Series

A New Combination of Performance and Value in portable radios.

The VX-260 Portable Radio Series delivers the ideal combination of features and performance for efficiency, reliability and interoperability.

Experience a new way of getting more for less with Vertex Standard

Enhanced Audio Output

Excellent Audio performance allows for better message clarity so you can be heard loud and clear in all situations.

Expanded Interoperability

The VX-260 portable analog radio series boasts abundant signaling options such as MDC1200®, FleetSync®, DTMF, 2-tone and 5-tone capabilities, providing seamless integration into a mixed fleet.

Safety Not Sacrificed

Emergency alert can be programmed to instantly notify help with a press of a button on the VX-260 portable analog radio series. Lone Worker is a built-in timer that requires the user to reset at a predetermined interval. If not reset, the radio automatically switches to Emergency mode to alert help. An ideal solution for supervisors to monitor the safety status of radio users working alone. VOX capable with accessory.

Universal Battery System

The Universal Battery System for Vertex Standard portable radios takes energy interoperability to a new level by utilizing a single charger base to support multiple radio series when used with designated UNI batteries.

Choose the Right VX-260 Portable Analog Radio to match your need:

VX-261 Portable Analog Radio:

  • Non-display portable radio
  • 5 Watt
  • VHF Portable Radio (136‐174 MHz)
  • 16 channels/ 1 group
  • 2 custom-programmable keys
  • Superior audio quality

Additional Features:

  • MDC1200™ ANI Encode
  • FleetSync™ ANI Encode
  • DTMF ANI Encode
  • 2-Tone Encode/Decode
  • 5-Tone Encode/Decode
  • CTCSS/DCS Encode and Decode
  • Emergency
  • Lone Worker
  • Multiple Scan Options
  • Auto-Range Transpond System (ARTS™)
  • Internal VOX (when used with a VOX accessory)


Technical Specifications

  VX-261 VX-264
General Specifications:  
Frequency Range VHF: 136 - 174 MHz/ UHF: 403-470 MHz/ UHF: 450-512 MHz
Dimension (H x W x D) with FNB-V133LI-UNI (inch) 4.3 x 2.3 x 1.3 inches (109 x 58.4 x 32.3 mm) (w/ FNB-V133LI-UNI)
Weight 9.9 oz (281G) (w/FNB-V133LI-Uni, Antenna, Belt, Clip) 11.6 oz (330G) (w/FNB-V134LI-Uni, Antenna, Belt, Clip)
Display No 8 Character Alphanumeric
Power Output 5/1 W
Channel Spacing 25/20*/12.5* kHz
Audio Output 700 mW @ 16 Ohms (Internal) / 500 mW @ 4 Ohms (External)
SP size (? ) 36
Number of Channels 16 128
Number of Groups 1 8
Programmable Buttons 2 6
PC Programming CE150
Radio to Radio Cloning Yes
Battery Life FNB-V133LI-Uni; 10.8h (8.8h w/o saver) / FNB-V134LI-Uni; 19h (15.5h w/o saver)
IP Rating 55
Power Supply Voltage 7.4 V DC ± 10%
Operating Temperature Range -22° F to 140° F (-30° C to + 60° C)
Frequency Stability ± 2.5 ppm
RF Input-Output Impedence 50 Ohms
Receiver Specification: measured by TIA/EIA-603  
Circuit Type Doable conversion Superheterodyne
Sensitivity (12 dB SINAD) 0.25 µV typical
Adjacent Channel Sensitivity 65/ 60 dB (25KHz / 12.5 KHz)
Frequency VHF: 136 - 174 MHz/ UHF: 403-470 MHz/ UHF: 450-520 MHz
Channel Spacing 25/20/12.5 kHz
Intermodulation 65 dB
Spurious Image Rejection 70 dB
Hum and Noise 40 dB
Audio Output 700 mW @ 16 Ohms (Internal) / 500 mW @ 4 Ohms (External)
Audio Distortion < 5%
Conducted Spurious -57 dB
Transmitter Specifications: measured by TIA/EIA-603  
Output Power 5 / 1 Watt
Modulation 16K0F3E, / 14K0F3E (EU)/ 11K0F3E
Maximum Deviation ± 5.0 kHz / ± 4.0 kHz / ± 2.5 kHz
Conducted Spurious Emissions 70 dB below carrier
FM Hum and Noise 40 dB
Audio Distortion (@1 kHz) < 5%