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TP9800 Multiband


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Increase worker safety and productivity across multiple radio networks and frequency bands with the TP9800 Multiband Portable, a versatile, lightweight and compact radio designed for maximum reliability and interoperability.

Seamless Multiband Performance

Connect across all your bands from one dynamic portable. The TP9800 Multiband Portable is configurable to operate on any combination of VHF, UHF and 700/800MHz bands. Flexible and simple ordering and deployment of single, dual, and multiband operation at time of purchase, or subsequently over the air. Bands are not locked and can be reconfigured.
Seamless Multiband Performance

Rugged, Lightweight Design

Experience the lightest P25 multiband portable radio on the market with high capacity battery and compact design. Bridge communications between agencies, or roam between network coverage areas, without the need for several bulky devices.

  • TP9800 Multiband weight with Slimline battery: 11.42oz (324g)
  • TP9800 Multiband weight with High Capacity battery: 13.42oz (382g)
  • Built Tait Tough to survive the harshest conditions

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Why choose TP9800 Multiband Portables?


Maximum Connectivity

Connect to the range of networks you will encounter in current operations or future technology migrations: Conventional Analog, P25 Conventional Digital, P25 Trunking Phase 1 and Phase 2, with integrated GNSS option for Location Services, Bluetooth® for wireless voice accessories, and WiFi OTAP.


Exceptional Audio

Hear and be heard even in the most extreme environments, with a powerful 3W speaker, and dual microphone active noise cancellation that removes background noise in both analog and digital modes.


Enhanced Worker Safety

Man Down and Lone Worker are standard features that can send automated safety alerts and can combine with location data and Tait GeoFencing software options to guide an effective response. The programmable Emergency key can also send these safety alerts manually.


Ergonomic User Experience

Enhance operational efficiency and user experience when it matters most. The TP9800 was designed for easy use in emergency situations, with a large color screen to keep you fully informed at a glance; ergonomic, glove-friendly control options; four programmable function keys and a three-way selector; and a wide range of accessory options to tailor your experience.


Built Tait Tough

Trust your radio to perform and meet harsh working environments head-on with glove-grip controls, water-shedding grill, IP65 and IP68 dust and water protection, shock-absorbing corner protection and MIL-STD-810G ratings.


Proven P25 Interoperability

Enable multi-agency response and multi-vendor compatibility for voice, data and encryption methods – the TP9800 is designed to meet TIA-102 P25 Compliance Assessment Program requirements.


Smart Scanning And Voting

Enhance your operation with smart features. Dual mode conventional operation automatically changes between analog and digital transmission according to the calls received. Voting ensures priority selection of the channel with optimum receive quality.


Secure Communication

Ensure only authorized personnel can hear your communications with end-to-end encryption management options, FIPS 140-2 certified module, AES, DES and ARC4 algorithms, Tait EnableProtect Key Fill Device and Key Management.

How to buy TP9800 Multiband Portables

All Tait products are available with a range of options, accessories and services specific to your industry. Get in touch to request pricing or a demonstration.

Technical Specifications

Multiband Options

Operate across one or more frequency bands, including VHF (136-174MHz), UHF (378-520MHz), and 700/800MHz (757-870MHz). 900MHz (896-941MHz) singleband operation only, requires matching 900MHz singleband antenna.

Long Shift Life

19 hours in TDMA mode at 5/5/90 with 5W transmit power and high capacity battery
17 hours in TDMA mode at 5/5/90 with 6W transmit power and high capacity battery (6W only available for VHF operation in USA and Canada)..

Weight (with High Capacity battery)

13.42oz (382g), without antenna.

Built Tait Tough

Exceeds MIL-STD-810G compliance for shock, vibration, heat, rain, and more.

Options and Accessories

Compatible with TP9000 family of batteries, chargers, and audio accessories.

Dimensions (with High Capacity battery)

1.77 x 2.56 x 5.71in / 45 x 65 x 145mm (excluding knobs and antenna).

Choose Your TP9800 Multiband Portable

Choose Your TP9800

TP9800 Multiband Accessories

Lapel Mic Nighthawk Bluetooth® with 3.5mm earpiece Lapel Mic Nighthawk Bluetooth® with 3.5mm earpiece

Key Features

  • Talk time 12hrs / Standby 80hrs
  • USB rechargeable li-ion battery, battery is replaceable
  • 10m (32ft) operational range
  • 3.5mm audio jack supports external earpiece or external microphone
TSM3e-440x270 TSM3e Speaker Mic

Key Features

  • Dust proof and water submersible (IP67 rated with connector jack sealed)
  • Tait design water shedding grille and microphone
  • Function button (programmable emergency button)
TSM4 Speaker Mic TSM4 Speaker Mic

Key Features

  • Rugged dust proof and water submersible (IP68)
  • Tait design water shed grille and microphone
  • Two glove friendly function buttons (programmable emergency button)
  • 3W speaker
Aina PTT Voice Responder Aina PTT Voice Responder

Key Features

  • Covert mode option
  • IP67 dust and water resistant
  • Easy to use – simple Bluetooth pairing, two PTT buttons, 3.5mm standard audio jack
Heavy Duty Behind Head Heavy Duty Behind Head

Key Features

  • Designed for use with a helmet or hat
  • Discreet c-style headband for comfortable, stable fit
  • In-line PTT
Earphone In-Ear Earphone In-Ear

Key Features

  • 2.5mm plug compatible with Evolution and Storm models
  • Designed to fit either the left or right ear
  • Quick disconnect earphone adapter for easy acoustic tube replacement
Ear Hanger Ear Hanger

Key Features

  • Soft rubber ear loop with speaker
  • Rotational clip to fit either the left or the right ear
  • 2.5mm connector

Discover more about TP9800 Multiband Portables

What are Multiband Radios? – Tait Radio Academy What are Multiband Radios? – Tait Radio Academy

The Radio Academy provides free online learning dedicated to improving everyone’s radio knowledge. View the latest video in the ‘Basic Radio Awareness’ course, ‘What is Multiband Radio?’.

Why Use Multiband Radios?

The unpredictable nature of emergency situations has made real interoperability a critical goal in Public Safety communications for decades. In emergencies, the teams on the ground need to be able to communicate with each other to respond to evolving threats.

Nationwide Network to use Tait Multiband Radios Nationwide Network to use Tait Multiband Radios

The recently announced New Zealand Public Safety Network (PSN), expected to be one of the largest radio networks in the world, will include up to 25,000 Tait multiband radios.

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Take a look at the range of accessories available for Tait radios. This catalog includes detailed item descriptions and order codes to simplify purchasing specific accessories.

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