Wideband Team Radio


Designed for Dismount Warfighters: Lightweight, Long Life, Extended Range

Key Benefits

  • Compatible with currently fielded batteries and charging systems of GR-8600M handheld radios
  • Unsurpassed battery life for a team radio with minimal weight
  • Software-programmable security architecture, Standard encryption AES 256
  • Wideband waveforms provide simultaneous voice, video and Situation Awareness
  • Light weight, small form factor and high power
  • Easy upgradable with future-proof architecture

General specifications

Frequency RangeUHF 225-450MHz
L-Band 1250-1390MHz and 1755-1850MHz
Channel Spacing/BW Net Presets1.2MHz(Standard); supports 5MHz+
GPSInternal commercial GPS; External SAASM support
Management ToolWindows/Android Setup/control Application


RF Power3.2W(35dBm) Maximum. User selectable levels
Harmonic Suppression-5dBc 2nd and 3rd, -80dBc 4th and higher
Frequency Stability0.5ppm


Noise Figure (NF)6-8dB, depending on band


EncryptionAdvanced Encryption Standard (AES) Type-1 SAB, Non-CCI
Encryption ModeAES 256


Power Input8.5 to 16.9VDC
Battery Type72Whr Li-Ion, rechargeable
Battery Life14Hours

Physical & Environment

Shock & VibrationMIL-STD-810G
Immersion2m of water for 30 minutes
Operating Temperature-30~55ºC
Storage Temperature-40~70ºC
Dimension209Hx78.7Wx44.5D mm
Weight≤0.8Kg with battery

Modes & Waveforms

Wideband WaveformsSRW (additional waveforms available)
SRW Range>3Km, (935.5kbps wf)
Voice & Data ModeMixed Excitation Prediction (MELPe) Digital Voice Supported Data Rate (1.2MHz bandwidth, CC mode):2000kbps, 936.5kbps, 1125.kbs, 56.25kbps


External DataUSB, Ethernet, RS-232, RNDIS
AudioStandard 6-pin, H@%), MIL-DTL-55116C
Antenna Port50Ω TNC (Female)
Function Knob1-12Presets, Scan, Front panel, Z-All, PT, LD & CT
Remote ControlUSB, RS-232
HMIDisplay and Keypad

 With the compact Glocom GR-8610W Wideband Team Radio, tactical team members can share and access secured and operational information. Designed to exceed Rifleman Radio and Nett Warrier operational requirements for range, battery life and mission weight, the GR-8610W also delivers simultaneous voice, high-speed data and up-to-date position location information-enhancing situational awareness and ensuring continuous connection for individual warfighters.

 Incorporating battery and charging systems as the rest of the widely fielded Glocom handheld radios like GR-8600M, the GR-8610W eases the logistical burden of fielding and training for a new radio system. Plus, its innovative design optimizes power consumption for unparalleled battery life. The radio is capable of running in excess of 24 hours with only one spare battery-helping to minimize total warfighter carry weight.

 The GR-8610W also features a Software Communications Architecture operating environment. This enables software upgradeability and hosting of additional software-defined waveforms beyond the standard SRW waveform.

 With its compact size and advanced capabilities, the GR-8610W offers seamless voice and data capabilities for every team member-providing greater mission cohesiveness, and effectiveness.

GR-8610W Wideband Team Radio

 The Glocom GR-8610W wideband team radio is ideal for tactical operations providing the warfighters with effective, secure and comprehensive team communications with remote sited command locations. It includes all necessary accessories like antennas, battery and battery charger. The standard set includes the following items:

  • Wideband Team RadioGR-8610W
  • Acoustic Tube EarpieceA8610-TE01
  • Whip AntennaA8610-WA01
  • GPS Handheld AntennaA8600-GA01
  • Battery Pack (2pcs/set)A8600-BP01
  • 1 Bay Battery ChargerA8600-BC1B
  • Radio HolsterA8610-RH01
  • USB Programming Cable(1pc/10sets)A8610-PC01
  • User ManualA8610-UM01

Options for GR-8610W

  • Officer HandsetA8100-OH10
  • Tactical HeadsetA8100-TH11
  • Speaker MicrophoneA8610-SM01
  • Mobile AntennaGA-310-AT-03A
  • Mobile GPS AntennaGA-50A
  • Battery PackA8600-BP01
  • Battery ChargerA8600-BC1B
  • 2 Bay Battery ChargerA8600-BC2B
  • Data CableA8610-DC01
  • USB Programming CableA8610-PC01
  • Setup/Control Application (Android)A8610-AND10
  • Setup/Control Application (Windows)A8610-WIN10
  • Power Supply UnitA8100-PS300
  • Adaptor for Mobile SetA8610-AD10
  • Installation KitGR-101C-ITK
  • Tablet 5~10”Android
  • Rugged Tactical PCWindows
GR-8610W use

Acoustic Tube Earpiece(A8610-TE01)

The Acoustic Tube Earpiece is a lightweight, comfortable earpiece to use in tactical operation or VIP protection operation with GR-8610W radio.


Whip Antenna(A8600-WA02)

350~450MHz Whip handheld antenna, 10W, TNC, 50Ohm, VSWR <4, Gain:-5~-25dBi, 450mm, 0.15Kg


GPS Handheld Antenna(A8600-GA01)

A removable passive antenna. Center Frequency: 1575.42± 1.023MHz, Bandwidth: 10MHz min, Gain at Zenith: 5.0dBic typ, Gain at 10° elevation: -1.0dBic min, Polarization: R.H.C.P, Axial Ratio: 1.0dB typ.


Battery Pack(A8600-BP01)

The battery pack is a very high-capacity, rechargeable, Li-Ion battery for the GR-8600VH radio. Use with A8600-BC1B/4B/6B battery charger system.


1 Bay Battery Charger(A8600-BC1B)

This is 1 bay battery charger for A8600-BP01.


Radio Holster(A8600-RH01)

This is a rucksack for GR series manpack radio system. It is very convenience for soldier to carry radio with all accessories. It can keep antenna, batteries, handset, headset etc…


USB Programming Cable(A8600-PC01)

This will be used for programming the GR-8610W radio. It connect the radio to android tablet which runs the Setup/Control Application.


Officer Handset(A8100-OH10)

The officer handset is a high-grade, lightweight MIL handset for use with the Glocom tactical radio systems. One handset is supplied with each radio.


Tactical Headset(A8100-TH11)

Tactical headset adopts structure of head ring soft strap, it is audio terminal. It has the features of small in dimension, light in weight, good water proof performance, high environment adaptability.


GA-611-06C Speaker microphone with Single PTT (Opt)

Speaker: 8Ohm/85dB/mW@1kHz, Microphone: 2200Ohm, -45dB, 200~4kHz, Color: Black, Cable length: 57cm, Built-in Clip


GA-310-AT-03A Mobile Antenna

This is 30MHz~512MHz whip antenna. The antenna is composed of three parts: antenna base, vibration absorbing device, antenna sections. It can be equipped with GR-310/350/510/520 radio sets.


GPS Manpack Antenna(A8100-GA01)

This is high gain, low loss, active, extra low current consumption, small size GPS antenna. It supports SMA plug and magnetic mounting. It's useful for mobile application with GR series radios.


2 Bay Battery Charger(A8600-BC2B)

This is 2 bay battery charger for A8600-BP01.


Data Cable(A8600-DC01)

This is RS-232/422 data communication cable for GR-8600 radio. It is used for data communication, radio programming and radio control by computer etc.


Power Supply Unit(A8100-PS300)

This is 320W AC-DC/DC-DC converter to supply power into GR-series mobile radio system. It supports very high efficiency, over-voltage protection, polarity protection.


Adaptor for Mobile Set(A8610-AD10)

This adaptor is shock mount for tactical radios in vehicular system.


Installation Kit(A8100-IK10)

This is a set of mobile installation kit. It can be used to install GR series radio system into various kind of vehicles, ships or stationary. It is very simple to install or uninstall on the vehicles.


Radio Holster(A8610-RH01)

The lightweight carry pouch is made of durable Cordura fabric and incorporates Molle straps for attachment to a variety of load-bearing vests and other gear. The radio is held securely in the holster to prevent accidental loss.


Rugged Android Pad(Android)

3rd party rugged mobile android pad like Panasonic. It would be compatible with MIL-STD-810G


Rugged PC(Windows)

3rd party rugged mobile PC like Panasonic. It would be compatible with MIL-STD-810G.


Setup/Control Application(A8610-AND10)

This kit contains the items necessary to program the GR-8610W radio. Included in the kit is the radio programming software and the WTR Utility software for Android. Also included, instruction manual.


User Manual(A8610-UM01)

This is field reference user manual for GR-8610W Wideband Team Radio (WTR).

Glocom-equipped soldiers GR-8610W components

Glocom Battlefield Communications Architecture

Glocom Battlefield Architecture