The VX-456 is a dual mode CB and UHF Commercial portable radio. For durable, on-the-job responsiveness, the VX-456 maximises worker uptime with flexible communication options, expanded safety applications and convenient built-in features designed for both heavy duty and recreational use.

Multi-purpose radio

You can use the VX-456 two-way radio on both private* (commercial frequency) and open channels (citizen band).This radio is robust, compact and lightweight; its designed for commercial and recreational use in both indoor and outdoor environments.The VX-456 is ready to use in CB mode, plus it can operate in 512 private frequencies with a channel license purchased through your local distributor.

Built to perform

The perfect radio to take you from work day to your next off-road adventure.The VX-456 is built to withstand heavy use; with its aluminium die cast chassis and durable plastic casing it meets military grade standards for ruggedness. It’s also drop and dust resistant, and waterproof to a depth of one metre for 30 minutes (IP67 rating).

Simple to use

You’re easily able to switch between channels while it’s clipped to your belt and the display screen makes it simple to select different functions from the menu and you can simplify tasks further with the six programmable function buttons.

Feature rich

This radio is packed full of features, it has loud audio, perfect for working in noisy environments. It has a long battery life, lasting an impressive 16 hour shift! You can work hands-free with the optional addition of the voice activated headset (VOX).

Improve user safety with programmable options including Lone Worker features where you notify a central control point at timed intervals so you’re never truly alone and the Man Down option will alert your central control point if the radio tilts to a point that shows you may have fallen or are injured.

Great coverage

The VX-456 has 80 CB channels, 16 programmable receive-only channels and 512 private channel capacity with up to 32 talk groups. It’s the perfect radio for large networks or commercial contractors who frequently move between job sites.


  • 2-Tone Encode/ Decode
  • 5-Tone Encode/ Decode
  • Remote Stun/Kill/ Revive (5-tone)
  • DTMF Speed Dial
  • DTMF Paging
  • MDC-1200® Encode/Decode
  • 80 channels in UHF CB mode
  • 512 channels / 32 groups in commercial mode
  • 16 additional user programmable RX channels