Emergency Services

Why Everyone is Freaking Out About Icom’s LTE Mobile Transceiver

Is your mobile two way radio (read: vehicle installed radio) in need of an upgrade? Looking to add a mobile to your fleet because you spend a lot of time in your vehicle? The new Icom IP501m is a great option, particularly for those in industries like transportation, farming, construction, forestry, security, and emergency services… Read More»

How to Extend Land Mobile Radio System Coverage Outside Your Vehicle

Is it possible to extend your land mobile radio system coverage outside your vehicle? For anyone that works in a vehicle (i.e. police officers, firefighters or those in the transportation industry, to name a few), you can’t typically communicate when you’re outside of your vehicle. The problem is that this lack of communication can have… Read More»

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3 Advantages of Digital Two Way Radios

What are the advantages of a digital two way radio? While radio devices have changed over the years becoming smaller, more lightweight and more feature-rich, the technology behind two way radios has largely remained the same until very recently, using analog technology to power communication. While much of the technology we use day-to-day has quickly… Read More»

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How Search and Rescue Teams Save Lives with GPS Enabled Radios

Looking for the best two way search and rescue radio? Search and Rescue teams depend on Motorola MOTOTRBO digital two way radios to save lives. Why? Because they need an effective and reliable communications network in order to carry out each mission as efficiently as possible. While SAR teams are now implementing technology like satellite… Read More»

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Product Review: Motorola’s Best-Selling Radio, The CP200d Two Way Radio

If you’re looking for a simple, affordable and yet still a solid and reliable two way radio, the CP200d (formerly the CP200) is it. In fact, this is Motorola’s and Nova Communications’ best-selling radios of all time and deserves its own product spotlight. In this blog post, we’ll answer all of your questions about this… Read More»

Reduce Capital Expenses with Radio as a Service (RaaS)

Traditionally, when a business needs to purchase hardware they do so via capital expenditure. The ‘as-a-Service’ market has made it possible for businesses to shift up-front investments to manageable costs using an operating expenditure model. While purchasing equipment by CapEx means the business owns the asset, it also means the owner is stuck managing the… Read More»

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How Far Will Two Way Radios Work?

The most common question we hear regarding business walkie talkies is “how far will they work?” Unfortunately, this is a very difficult question to answer. A large number of factors affect the range of two way radios.  Transmit power, antenna efficiency, user height above ground and surrounding terrain, and urban vs. rural environments are just… Read More»

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5 Questions Customers Have About Using Two Way Radios in Cities

If you’re working in an urban environment – whether it’s an industrial park in Canada’s own Silicon Valley, a large factory, with vehicles on the move, or in the downtown core of a major city like Toronto, Ottawa or Vancouver, your need for communication among team members doesn’t change. Cities are a commonplace for technologies… Read More»

Want to Improve Worker Safety? Tait’s TP9300 Unique GeoFencing Feature Can Help

Are you looking for a two way radio designed to increase worker safety? How about everyday operational efficiency? If so, we’ve got a powerful and unique feature to tell you about. In fact, many people in the mining industry are already using this capability. The new feature we’re talking about? Tait GeoFencing.  This blog post… Read More»

Want to Boost Efficiency And Profitability This Year? Advantech’s IIoT Solutions Are Key

  Want to boost operational efficiency and profitability this year? Advantech’s IIoT solutions are key. The Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT or Industry 4.0) is one of the most popular topics at the moment. This is true for manufacturing, transportation, logistics, healthcare, retail, hospitality and beyond. (If you’re not… Read More»