Motorola Products > TETRA Terminals & Infrastructure > TCR1000 TETRA Covert Radio



The TCR1000 is the smallest body-worn TETRA Covert Radio it provides fully featured TETRA radio functions to users in covert operations. This can easily be concealed in light clothing and ensures secure communications with encryption features that improve operational effectiveness in the field. The Motorola TCR1000 weighs less than 180 grams and its small, light-weight design helps officers to disguise their equipment during covert operations.


• Part of Motorola’s highly capable and industry leading TETRA Radio portfolio

• Secure Communication for safety and protection of information

• TMO TETRA Class 2 / 3 Air Interface Encryption (SCK, CCK, DCK, GCK)

• Air Interface Encryption

• End-End Encryption

• 1W, Class 4 Tx Power

• Whisper mode for discrete use

• Integrated GPS option that allows users to be located in need of assistance

• Wide range of covert accessories to give officers flexibility in the way the radio can be worn

• Connection to extension battery for increased operational life

• Uses the same standard battery as cellular handsets

• CPS-Lite facility for changing the talk groups with a TETRA PDA

• Unique body worn double-loop antenna option increases range

• Semi rigid antenna, adds flexibility in terms of how the radio can be worn


Smart emergency
TMO to DMO / DMO to TMO automatic switching options
Hot mic
Configurable timers for automatic open mic
Location (GPS) sent with emergency
Emergency target address
Sent to individual or group address (selected or dedicated)
Emergency status


Performance Characteristics


Frequency bands
Channel spacing


Physical Characteristics


180 g


Security Features


Key provisioning
Secure provisioning tool (Key Variable Loader KVL) for Air Interface and End-to-End
Air interface encryption security classes
Class1 (Clear), Class2 (SCK), Class3 (DCK, CCK & GCK)
Air interface encryption algorithms
Infrastructure initiated and made mutual by terminal
Network access
Temporary enable / disable (Stun), Permanent enable / disable (Kill)




User Environment


Operating temperature
-30 to +60 °C
Storage temperature
-40 to +85 °C
ETS300 019-1-7 class 7.3E, up to 95% R.H @ 50°C for 8 Hours
Dust and water1
IP54 (cat.2)
Shock, drop and vibration
ETS 300 019-1-7 class 5M3



Stored 2048 (TMO) & 1024 (DMO); Accessible via RCU 10 TMO/DMO pairs from Talk Groups stored
Ambience listening
Transmit inhibit



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