Blog

Arena Round the World Radios in Stadiums and Arenas

Communications

Stadiums are used for a great many things. It could be a weekend football game, a pop concert or another kind of sporting event. The recent London Olympics reminded many British people of our country’s great sporting traditions…

What is the Best Bluetooth Headset for Jogging?

Communications

It all depends on how much you sweat. Yes, I know that’s a little bit indelicate of me, but unfortunately it happens to be true. I’ve read many, many customer reviews of otherwise fine and good headsets that…

What Is An Earpiece?

Communications

In general context, an earpiece is anything which becomes purposeful when it covers the ear or hangs near it. This means that an earpiece could be used as a general term for several related items which include eyeglass frames, headsets…

How 2 Way Radios Work

Communications

To put it simply, a two way radio is a device that can both receive and transmit voice messages. In broader terms, it can be said that most wireless communication, and it may include cellular systems, fall under…

How Do Earphones Work?

Communications

To put it very simply, your earphone includes a piece of plastic that vibrates in accordance to the signals received from the device it’s attached to. The plastic moves due to a metal coil that’s attached to a…

Why do secret service guys wear those earpieces with the coiled wires instead of something less conspicuous?

Communications

Good quality wireless earpieces are available, affordable and would be far more inconspicuous than the classic ‘wired’ models. So why don’t the secret service make their presence a little more, well, secret? The main reason is largely psychological…

Manning Manufacture: Radios in Manufacturing

Communications

Modern manufacturing is a tough and competitive world. It is a world where only the strong survive, while the weak go and find an easier career. The widespread adoption of new principles in this area, as well as…

Why Do People Hate The Sound Of Their Own Voice When They Hear A Recording Of It?

Communications

This question reminds me of that episode of ‘Family Guy’ where Lois hears her voice on tape for the first time and unhappily remarks that she sounds “all whiny and nasal”, this is, of course, an in-joke for…

In NASCAR, How Do The Drivers Communicate With The Pit Crew?

Communications

NASCAR drivers use a unique radio system that is built in to their crash helmets. These are occasionally customized to suit the individual wearer. In addition to this, there is a push-to-talk button (exactly like the one found…

Do I Need a Radio License in the UK?

Communications

If you are planning on using a radio system for commercial purposes anywhere in the UK, you will need a radio broadcast licence. According to Ofcom’s official site, “If you use a radio system for your business then…