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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»

Two Way Radios Vs Cell Phones: How Cell Phones Are Costing You

If you’re reading this blog post, you likely have the following questions:                           What’s the difference between a two way radio (walkie talkie) vs cell phone?                           If everyone has a… Read More»

Looking For Two Way Radio (Walkie-Talkie) Rentals? Dave’s Your Guy!

In search of two way radio rentals? How about satellite phone rentals in Canada? Renting offers a lot of benefits: Low upfront cost (fixed monthly rates also make it easy to budget), greater flexibility for changing projects and clientele, the ability to try equipment before you buy it, and the list goes on. (Interested in… Read More»

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Your Guide to Intrinsically Safe Two Way Radio Accessories

For Canadian industries that are exposed to combustible materials, such as vapours and dust, or flammable chemicals and gasses, all devices onsite must be designed so as to not become an inadvertent ignition factor. By nature, all electronic devices give off electrical sparking and excessive heat emissions. In certain situations, the sparks and heat can… Read More»

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90 Years of Motorola

Our long-time partner, Motorola, just celebrated 90 years of delivering essential lines of communication to teams all over the world. From their first car radio to the only end-to-end command center software suite, Motorola’s drive for innovation is what makes them the leading provider of mission-critical communications and video surveillance. For over 30 years, Nova… Read More»