The succesor to the similar VX-2R with mostly the same features;
The Sub-RX feature allows you listen you AM or FM radio broadcast while monitor a HAM frequency, and you can talk on it by hitting the PTT button.
There also is a build-in frequency (channel) counter, for receiving nearby signals. They will we displayed on the screen, and written to a special memory group.
Another view at the new Vertex look with larges dials as seen in the previous releases this year.