SVR-P252 P25

Enhanced Digital Vehicular Repeater


The SVR-P252 is the latest generation full-duplex vehicular repeater from Pyramid Communications that is fully compliant with the APCO Project 25 Phase 1 Digital Common Air Interface (CAI) protocol.

With Local Repeat (extending local coverage between portable users on a scene) and System Repeat (extending portable radio coverage back to dispatch using attached mobile radio interface), the SVR-P252 provides uncompromising on-scene coverage.

The all new P25 SmartTrunking™ feature works with KENWOOD Viking portables and Viking VM900 mobile radios to create a seamless trunking handshake between the mobile radio network and SVR-P252 user. This ensures that portable radio users outside the vehicle get quick and accurate notifications of all transmissions to the P25 network. Users will get indications of Channel Grant, Busy, Denial, Out of Range just as if they were on a trunked channel of the digital network.

In addition, the SVR-P252 offers optional AES and DES encryption, and enhanced P25 emergency signaling from portable to dispatch through the SVR-P252. This allows the SVR to relay an emergency with Hot Mic from the portable radio user.

The SVR-P252 also utilizes the Pyramid's latest ESP™ priority structure that resolves priority conflicts during repeater idle time rather than at the critical start of a conversation. With ESP™, priority vehicles are assigned without user intervention to ensure uninterrupted communications when users exit their vehicles. ESP™ also ensures a quick recovery if two vehicles get in a priority mode  at one scene.




VIAVI T-BERD 5800 Network Test.

The T-BERD®/MTS-5800 handheld network tester is the one tool that network technicians and engineers need to install, turn-up, and maintain their networks. It supports both the legacy and emerging technologies required to handle various network applications including metro/core, mobile backhaul, and business services installations.

   The industry’s smallest handheld instrument can test throughout the service life cycle, including fiber characterization, service activation, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Advanced Ethernet test features such as TrueSpeed per RFC 6349, J-Profiler™, Wirespeed capture/decode, and automated J-Mentor, help field technicians test their networks faster and more accurately than ever before.

   Simplifies multi-technology testing with an all-in-one dual- 10 G handheld, optimized for field use with a multitouch screen, scripted workflows, and clear results, supports efficient best practices with repeatable methods and procedures with Job Manager guided workflows, speeds fiber characterization, Ethernet service activation, and troubleshooting. The T-BERD 5800 is the prefect test set for mobile and backhaul characterization, validation, and

Troubleshooting. Converged Ethernet/IP network testing and troubleshooting at 10 Mbps to 10 G interfaces. Fiber link characterization and troubleshooting. Installation and maintenance of OTN and legacy SONET/SDH and TDM/PDH networks. Remote radio head (RRH) testing at the wireless basestation, including CPRI 1-9 rates. PIM and interference testing over optical links (RFoCPRI) and Next generation Fronthaul eCPRI support. Contact us today for more information.


Since 1976, Alster Communications has provided professional representation to the Pacific Northwest

Alster Communications is a Manufacturers Representative for the Celluar, Public Safety and Two-Way radio communication markets.  It was originally based in Boise, Idaho having been founded in October 1976 by Russ Ellsworth as a test equipment representative.


Effective January 2015, it is headquartered in Lolo, Montana and we provide full-service marketing and technical relations for our factories from each of our six offices:


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