Why programming a radio is different than working on them.

Why programming a radio is different than working on them. Anyone with a computer can program a radio but what are you getting? When you are looking to have a radio program are you getting the best and “Qualified” service you are paying for? You need a radio programmed so you go to someone with… More Why programming a radio is different than working on them.

How to Care for a Lithium-ion Battery

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are very stable and reliable sources of power for two-way radios, laptops and many other devices. Lithium-ion batteries are widely used because they have a high energy density, resulting in a much lighter weight than other rechargeable batteries. Li-ion have other advantages too. They hold their charge well, losing about 5% of their… More How to Care for a Lithium-ion Battery

Safe Boating Essentials: Preparing for the Water

From ships to paddle boats, water safety is number one. While the U.S. Coast Guard has different requirements for different vessels, the concepts behind all safety basics are the same. Preparation is Prevention There can be many unforeseen circumstances that can occur while on the water, preparing for the day is crucial when it comes… More Safe Boating Essentials: Preparing for the Water

Build a More Effective Repeater System for Portables

When we want to extend the coverage of handheld two-way radios, the first option is typically to incorporate repeater as a solution. However, a repeater isn’t the full answer. A repeater, more times than not, will put out much more power and have a better antenna system than the portable radios that it is communicating with. This presents… More Build a More Effective Repeater System for Portables

Two-way Communications for University Police and Security

As another school year approaches, university police departments are gearing up for the large numbers of students, faculty, staff, and community that will converge on university grounds. With the fluctuating amount of people on campuses on any given day, university administrators understand reliable communications is essential to the safety and welfare of a university’s permanent… More Two-way Communications for University Police and Security