BKR 5000 Portable Radio

BKR 5000 Portable Radio

BKR 5000 Portable Radio

The BKR 5000 Portable Radio offers exceptional performance in a lightweight form. With over 70 years of reliability, BK Technologies is honored to serve our everyday heroes with a device that brings dependability when every moment counts.



Key Features

  • Single-Band Configuration
  • 5000 MAH LI Smart Battery
  • Single Unit Smart Charger
  • P25 Conventional
  • P25 Phase 1 & 2 Trunking
  • Simulcast Operation
  • DES & AES Encryption
  • Integrated GPS/Location Services
  • Meets MIL SPEC 810 G & IP68 Specifications
  • Advanced System Key
  • Enhanced Noise Cancellation
  • Loud, Crisp Audio
  • USB PC Programmable
  • Ruggedized Design with Large, Enhanced, Gorilla Glass Color Display
  • Radio Authentication (LLA)


P25 Trunking

The BKR 9600 Baud Trunking option gives you the ability to communicate without hassle and without complication. Compatible with competitor Trunking systems, BK Technologies® Wireless Trunking is P25 compliant and loaded with features, such as encryption and many unit-to-unit specializations. Best of all you get BK Technologies® ease of use. Using our intuitive software, modifying your BKR Trunking features will be simple.
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Over-the-air re-keying is an easy solution to efficiently change encryption keys. Completed almost effortlessly, encryption keys are changed over the air with a touch of a button.

Wireless OTAR

With BK Technologies® Wireless Tactical OTAR (WTO), you are provided with the flexibility to upgrade encryption keys wirelessly and effortlessly without ancillary equipment, infrastructure or key management facilities. WTO operates radio-to-radio and is completely contained in the BKR radio units, which means no additional equipment is required beyond initialization.


BK Technologies® Wireless Over-the-air-programming gives you the ability to reprogram a unit from a central console to anywhere within your coverage area. It allows for you to make the necessary changes to a remote radio without the hassle of extra personnel, wasted time, and additional equipment.

Multicast Vote Scan

Multicast Vote Scan capable BKR Series radios automatically select the best site to operate from in a wide-area system. Channels in the multicast conventional system are added to the scan list and designated as “voted” channels. The BKR Radio scans all voted channels and selects the channel with the best signal.

AES/DES/OFB, Including ADP

AES and DES (Digital Encryption Standard) allows you to communicate with other radios that have the specific key programmed. BK Technologies® AES/DES Encryption allows for a 256 key load.

Advanced Features

Large, Color LCD Display

Day or night, get all the information at a glance with our bright, 13 character, large color multi-line front and top displays.

1-6 Watts RF Power Output

Extend the radio’s reach with up to 6 Watts of signal clarity. High and low settings are programmable by channel for power efficiency.

5000 Channels, Dynamic Grouping

Custom-tailored user groups can be programmed into the BKR by radio users and can also be field changed or reprogrammed whenever necessary.

512 Programmable Quick Call ID's

Connect with select radio users easily and ASAP through BK Technologies® Quick Call function.

Channel/Priority/Dual Mode/Group Scan

Find an available channel for communications: scan by channel, priority channel, or scan by groups, one group at a time. Dual Mode Scan allows you to simultaneously scan conventional and trunked radio systems.

Problem Prevention Features

The Keypad lock prevents you from accidentally hitting a button that may activate functions unintentionally.

Birdie Free

Only BK Technologies® Wireless goes the extra mile to create a truly birdie free radio, which means there are no blacked out frequencies on our portable.

DVSI AMBE+2 Version 1.80 Vocoder

The version 1.80 Vocoder provides improved RF performance in a variety of degraded signal conditions. It also provides enhanced audio signal conditioning which improves system performance in the presence of background noise.

Text Messaging

Users sending text messages receive an acknowledgement that delivery of the message was successful. Text Messages can be sent radio-to-radio or can be repeated through fixed network equipment.

Superior Audio Quality

The BKR Tier 2 Two-Way Portable Radios comes equipped with a 1.6” diameter speaker, giving you the loudest and clearest sound with the least distortion.

Long Battery Life

The BKR5000 and the BKR0101 high capacity battery works as long as you do, putting 12+ hours of reliable communications at a 10/10/80 duty cycle.

Custom Programming

Our intuitive menu system and feature set is fully customized to fit your everyday needs.

Waterproof IP67/IP68 Rating

Dust tight and waterproof – the BKR Tier 2 Two-Way Portable Radios are especially designed to withstand 30 minutes of water immersion at 1 meter depth.


The BKR Tier 2 Two-Way Portable Radios have gone through rigorous testing and meets or exceeds military requirements.

Talk Around

This feature allows you to bypass or “talk around” a repeater for a direct connection.

APCO Project 25

The BKR Tier 2 Two-Way Portable Radios meet or exceed APCO P25 standards.

Emergency Signaling

BKR series radios support emergency calls and emergency alarms at a touch of the orange button.

Field Or USB Programmable

Ease of use. The BKR can be programmed via USB port on virtually any PC.