Kenwood NX-220E3/NX-320E3

NEXEDGE mid-tier digital hand portable two way radio.
  • Emergency Call/Lone Worker Features
  • Man Down motion sensor, with optional panic/stationary
  • modes FleetSync/FSII® compatibility
  • 64 channels
  • 5W Output Power
  • NXDN™ Digital Air Interface
  • 6.25 & 12.5 kHz Channels (Digital)
  • Digital Conventional / Trunking modes
  • Transparent Data Features
  • FM Conventional Mode
  • FleetSync/FSII® compatibility
  • DTMF Encode / Decode
  • Emergency Call/Lone Worker Features
  • "Man Down" motion sensor, with optional panic/stationary modes
  • NXDN™ Digital Scrambler
  • Optional Telephone Interconnect via KTI-4
  • Variety of Scan Features
  • Rugged Construction (MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F/G and IP54/55)
  • Meets Analogue & Digital ETSI European Standard

Key Features

NXDN Digital Air Interface
AMBE+2 Vocoder for Natural Sounding Digital Voice
Operates in NXDN Digital Conventional and FM Analogue modes, even on the same channel. Autosenses Received Mode (Digital or Analogue)
Digital Conventional and Digital Trunking Modes
Multi-Site Digital Trunking, up to 60000 GIDs and 60000 UIDs per Network
Multi-Site IP Network Compatible
True 6.25 kHz channel spacing operation
Includes Radio-To-Radio Mode (no repeater needed)
IP54/55 and MIL-STD 810C/D/E/F/G Certification

Supplied With

Belt Clip Yes, KBH-12
Instruction Manual Yes, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Turkish & Greek

PMR General Features

5-Tone Signalling formats Yes
Battery Saver Mode Yes
Battery Status Indicator Yes
Busy Channel Lock-out Yes
Calling Alert Yes
Compact Design Yes
Companded Audio Yes
Digital ANI Built-in Yes
DTMF Function Yes
Dual-mode Scanning Yes
Ease of Operating Use Yes
Emergency Call Function Yes
Emergency Key Yes
Emergency Advanced Motion Detection Function Man-Down function as standard. And an optional Software Licence gives Dual-mode "Staff Safe" alerts triggered either by a pre-set time with no movement or a pre-set time of excessive movement
Flash Upgradeable Firmware Yes
FleetSync/FleetSync II Yes
Internal VOX Ready Yes
Lone Worker Function Yes
Low Battery Warning Yes
MDC-1200 Yes
Motion Detection Function Yes, Both the trigger angle and the trigger time can be pre-set
Multiple Scanning Function Yes
Programmable Function Keys 3 Programmable Function Keys
Programmable TX/RX Indication Yes, Switchable ON or OFF
QT (CTCSS) / DQT (digital) Yes
Single-Tone Encode, 2-Tone Encode/Decode Yes, Requires FCC K-version firmware. May affect other functions - see your dealer for details
Talk Around Yes
"Talk Back" Scanning Function Yes
Time-Out Timer Yes
Transparent Data Mode Yes
Voice Inversion Scrambler Yes
Voting Function Yes
Windows PC Programming and Tuning Yes

NEXEDGE Features

Auto-Roaming/Registration (Multi-Site Trunking Mode) Yes
Broadcast Call (Trunking Mode) Yes
Call Queuing with Priority Yes
Fail Soft Mode Yes
FleetSync/FleetSync II Including PTT ID Digital ANI (Analogue Mode) In Conventional FM Mode
FM Analogue Conventional Included Yes
GIDs Per Network (Multi-Site Trunking Mode) 60000
GPS Location with Voice Yes
Late Entry (Trunking Mode) Yes
Message Trunked Mode Yes
Multi-Site IP Network Compatible Yes
NXDN Conventional Included Yes
NXDN Digital 12.5/6.25kHz Channel Spacing Yes
Over-the-air Alias Yes
Over-the-air Programming Yes, Allows NEXEDGE radios to be re-programmed remotely
Priority Monitor IDs Yes, 4 IDs
Radio Access Numbers (RAN) Yes, 64 (Including "None") in Digital Conventional Mode
Remote Group Add (Trunking Mode) Yes
Remote Stun/Kill Yes
Selcall - Individual and Group (Digital Mode) Yes
Site Roaming (Digital Conventional Mode) Yes
Special Alert Tone Patterns Yes
Telephone Interconnect Function Yes, Requires KTI-4 Interconnect and a Telco unit
Transmission Trunked Mode Yes
UIDs Per Network (Multi-Site Trunking Mode) 60000
Wide Area All Group Call (Multi-Site Trunking Mode) Yes

FleetSync Signalling Features

Emergency Status Yes
GPS Ack Request Yes
Group Calling Yes
Power On/Off Status Messages Yes
PTT ID & Emergency GPS Reporting Yes
PTT ID Digital ANI Yes
Selective Calling Yes
Status Message Block GPS Reporting Yes
Status Messaging Yes

MDC1200 Signalling Features

Emergency Encode/Decode Yes
PTT ID Encode/Decode Yes
Radio check Decode Yes
Stun/Revive Decode Yes

Applicable Standards

R&TTE: EN300 086, 300 113, 300 219, 301 489, 301 166 Yes
R&TTE: EN301 166 Voice & Data for 6.25KHz Digital
EU Safety: EN60065, 60950-1, 60215 Yes
For use in the EU Yes
IP54 Yes
IP55 Yes
Measurement - EIA Standards Yes
Measurement - EN Standards Yes
MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F/G Yes

Technical Specifications

Frequency Range 136 - 174 MHz
Number of Channels 64
Number of Zones 4
Channel Frequency Spread 38 MHz
Channel Spacing - Analogue - Wide/Mid/Narrow 25 kHz/20 kHz/12.5 kHz
Channel Spacing - Digital - Wide/Narrow 12.5 kHz/6.25 kHz
Antenna Impedance - 50 Ohm Yes
Battery Life 5-5-90 
with KNB-57L: approx 11.5 hours
with KNB-56N: approx 8.5 hours
with KNB-55L: approx 8.5 hours
Frequency Stability ± 2 ppm (-30 °C to + 60 °C)
Operating Temperature Range -30 °C to + 60 °C
Operating Voltage 7.5 V DC ± 20%
Dimensions With KNB-57L:
56 x 110.5 x 40.1 mm
With KNB-56N:
56 x 110.5 x 43.8 mm
With KNB-55L:
56 x 110.5 x 38.1 mm

- Projections not included -
Weight (net) With KNB-57L: 325 g
With KNB-56N: 400 g
With KNB-55L: 300 g

Receiver Specifications

Adjacent Channel Selectivity (Analogue) 76 dB at 25 kHz
74 dB at 20 kHz
68 dB at 12.5 kHz
Audio Output 500 mW with less than 3% distortion. 8 Ohms Impedance
Intermodulation (Analogue) 65 dB
Sensitivity (Analogue) - EIA 12 dB SINAD 0.28 µV at 25 kHz
0.28 µV at 20 kHz
0.32 µV at 12.5 kHz
Sensitivity (Analogue) - EN 20 dB SINAD -3 dB µV at 25 kHz
-3 dB µV at 20 kHz
-1 dB µV at 12.5 kHz
Sensitivity (Digital) 3% BER:
0.32 µV at 12.5 kHz
0.25 µV at 6.25 kHz
1% BER:
-1 dB µV at 12.5 kHz
-4 dB µV at 6.25 kHz
Spurious Reponse Rejection (Analogue) 75 dB

Transmitter Specifications

RF Power Output (High/Low) 5 W / 1 W
FM Noise (EIA) Analogue:
45 dB at 25 kHz
45 dB at 20 kHz
40 dB at 12.5 kHz
Microphone Impedance 1800 Ohm
Modulation Distortion Less than 3%
Modulation Limiting Analogue:
± 5.0 kHz at 25 kHz
± 4.0 kHz at 20 kHz
± 2.5 kHz at 12.5 kHz
Spurious Emission (EN) -36 dBm ≤ 1 GHz 
-30 dBm > 1 GHz
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