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

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight

    180 g

Performance Characteristics

  • Frequency bands


  • Channel spacing


  • Power


  • OTAR


User Environment

  • Operating temperature

    -30 to +60 °C

  • Storage temperature

    -40 to +85 °C

  • Humidity

    ETS300 019-1-7 class 7.3E, up to 95% R.H @ 50°C for 8 Hours

  • Dust and water

    IP54 (cat.2)

  • Shock, drop and vibration

    ETS 300 019-1-7 class 5M3

Voice Services

  • Talkgroups

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

  • Ambience listening


  • Transmit inhibit


TMO Services

  • DGNA


Emergency Voice Services

  • Smart emergency

    TMO to DMO / DMO to TMO automatic switching options

  • Hot mic

    Configurable timers for automatic open mic

  • Location

    Location (GPS) sent with emergency

  • Emergency target address

    Sent to individual or group address (selected or dedicated)

  • Alarm

    Emergency status

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

    TEA1, TEA2, TEA3

  • Authentication

    Infrastructure initiated and made mutual by terminal

  • Network access

    Temporary enable disable (Stun), Permanent enable disable (Kill)