Motorola BPR40 Radio

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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
  • 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

Battery life

The BPR40 radio has a max power output of 4 watts (UHF) and 5 watts (VHF) which exhausts the standard Li-Ion battery (16 ch version) PMNN4075 in ~8 hours.

Motorola BPR40 range

The baseline BPR40 range using the standard UHF stubby PMAE4020 antenna and VHF whip PMAD4051 antenna is:

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 averages based on the Motorola BPR40 radio using standard accessories at full power. There are many factors that affect two-way radio range, and it is always best to test before you invest.

Consider upgrading to a digital radio for more coverage

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

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Digital radio benefits

Migrating from analog radio transmission to digital gives you a ~20% range bump as well as ~40% battery life bump, and static free communications. Radio Depot can always program your existing BPR40 radios to work with any of the previous listed digital radios on select analog channels. 

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    Downloads and Resources

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

    BPR40 Radio Specifications

    Channel Capacity8 or 16
    Programmable buttonsYes, 2 buttons
    CloningYes, with cable
    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 mAh

    Physical specifications

    Dimensions w/PMNN4071 battery (H x W x D)
    4.2 x 2.3 x 1.5 in.
    Weight w/PMNN4071 battery12.3 oz.
    DisplayNo display
    Emergency buttonNone

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