Motorola BPR40


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The Motorola Mag One BPR40 radio is an 8 or 16 channel handheld unit that is ideal for educational institutions, retail, and hospitality businesses. The BPR40 transmits using analog UHF or VHF frequencies, and can be programmed to work with other Motorola, Icom, and Kenwood analog radios.

The BPR40 is part of the Mag One by Motorola radio portfolio. This affordable solution gives remarkable quality and value that is perfect for your business. The high/low power option saves battery life, and there is an optional high capacity battery to extend your communications even further. 

Motorola Mag One BPR40 radio highlights

  • Analog only transmissions
  • 8 or 16 channels
  • UHF (450-470 MHz) or VHF (150-174 MHz) frequency bands
  • 4 watts (UHF) or 5 watts (VHF) max power output
  • 8 hours battery life (16 channel model)
  • 2 programmable buttons
  • 1 year Motorola warranty

Model numbers

UHF 8 Channel - AAH84RCS8AA1AN
UHF 16 Channel - AAH84RCJ8AA1AN
VHF 8 Channel - AAH84KDS8AA1AN
VHF 16 Channel - AAH84KDJ8AA1AN

Supported system technologies

Conventional analog

Included BPR40 accessories

Shop all BPR40 radio accessories

UHF Antenna PMAE4020
VHF Antenna PMAD4051
8 Ch Battery PMNN4071
16 Ch Battery PMNN4075
Belt Clip PMLN4743
Charger PMPN4171


BPR40 specification sheet (PDF file)
BPR40 manual (PDF file)

Consider upgrading to a digital radio for more coverage

If you need additional range, we suggest looking at a Motorola digital radio.

Digital radios give you a ~20% range bump as well as ~40% battery life bump, and static free audio.

Recommended digital alternatives

Radio Depot can program existing BPR40 radios to work with any of the above digital radios on analog channels.

Free Motorola BPR40 radio programming with purchase

Motorola BPR40 radio range

Flat open terrain

UHF 3-4 miles

VHF 4-6 miles

Suburban areas

UHF 1-3 miles

VHF 1-3 miles

Urban areas

UHF 0.5-2 miles

VHF 0.5-1 mile

Inside buildings

UHF 17-25 floors

VHF 10-15 floors

These are estimates based on the BPR40 radio using standard accessories at full power, many factors affect range.

Motorola BPR40 specifications

Programmable buttons 2
Dimensions (H x W x D)4.2 x 2.3 x 1.5 in.
Weight w/battery (PMNN4071)12.3 oz.
User programmable?No, requires dealer software
DurabilityMil spec: 810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810 

Performance data

Frequency rangeUHF (450-470 MHz)
VHF (150-174 MHz)
Max Power output4 Watts (UHF)
5 Watts (VHF)
Adjustable power levelsYes
Coverage areaProgramming Software allows adjustable power output for varying coverage
Repeater capableYes
Estimated battery life w/PMMN40718 hours (high power - 4W/5W)
11 hours (low power - 1W)
Standard battery8 Channel - PMNN4071 NiMH
16 Channel - PMNN4075 Li-ion
Battery sizePMNN4071 - 1200 mAh
PMNN4075 - 1500 mA

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