Blog

Why 2 Way Radio is Great For Your Business

Communications

Effective communication is crucial to the success of any business. Poor communication can easily lead to the collapse of any business regardless of size. If you’re running a huge business where keeping in touch with your staff is…

Hytera Awarded Multi Million Dollar Contracts in Dominican Republic

Communications

Hytera are the fastest growing radio country this year, they have opened offices all over the world and are taking market share from Motorola. When you look at their Hytera radio earpieces, Chargers, repeaters, hand portables and base…

How GPS Tracking Works

Communications

GPS (Global Positioning System) is a network of 24 satellites placed in orbit for navigation purposes. It was invented in 1960 and positioned by the US Department of Defense for military work but later released to the public…

A review of the Icom IC-7300 direct RF sampling transceiver

Communications

Icom and ham radio go hand-in-hand, one of their main markets is supplying top of the range equipment, this IC-7300 follows on from the wonderful IC-F7200 (which is a favourite in the office) and sits along side the…

Motorola Solutions announces new mobile radio, enhancements to its P25 platform

Communications

Motorola Solutions are busy re-modelling their business at the moment and are under pressure from many other radio manufacturers, that are stealing away their market share. They are moving towards creating equipment that can use the LTE, essentially competing…

OCULUS RIFT PRE-ORDER DELAY PROMPTS FREE SHIPPING

Communications

Some people who pre-ordered the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are going to have to wait just a little bit longer. The first Oculus headsets were set to arrive in the mail on March 28, but some people…

The Sepura Group to Provide Communications for the Olympic Games

Communications

It’s a brave move by the olympic organisers, the London Olympic communications was run by Riedel and they did an excellent job, they have experience in this field, but the Brazilians are obviously set on using Teltronic and…

The Effect of Earplugs in Preventing Hearing Loss From Recreational Noise Exposure (A Systematic Review)

Communications

This is an interesting review of a study of how effective ear plugs are in the workplace. We take for granted that people working in loud factories wear protective hearing, but many of the clubs, pubs, concerts and…

Motorola completes £700 million acquisition of UK emergency comms provider Airwave

Communications

Motorola has completed its acquisition of Airwave, the former provider of the mobile communications network for UK emergency services. The acquisition was completed on a debt-free basis with a net cash payment of around £700 million, with a deferred…

these are some of the styles of Bluetooth earpieces

Communications

Bluetooth technology has been designed for many different purposes and situations. Consequently, when people want to buy a bluetooth ear piece for a specific situation, there are some things that they will need to consider. Specifically, based on…

ETRI presents a blueprint of the 5G Future

Communications

We will see a huge change in the way we access the the internet in the future when 5G is here, at speeds that only big businesses and high level internet companies see at the moment, we will…

Mysterious Floating City Appears Around The Skies Of China

Communications

A mixture of panic, fear and awe gripped the residents of the Chinese cities of Jiangxi and Foshan earlier this month, when an ethereal floating city appeared to be hovering amongst the clouds. It’s the sort of thing…

2 Way Radio, What Does It Really Mean?

Communications

Basically, the name two-way radio means that the radio in question can both transmit and receive signals. The two-way part of the name refers to the sending and receiving of said messages. Some radios, such as the AM…

Wrestling Legend Rowdy Roddy Piper Dies At 61

Communications

The world of professional wrestling is in mourning following the death of the legendary Rowdy Roddy Piper last month. Piper suffered a cardiac arrest whilst at his home in Hollywood, California. He was just 61 years old. For…

A Right Cock-Up: Hilarity Ensues As Council Workers Paint Huge Tarmac Penises For Fun & Profit

Communications

A residential area in Tamworth, Staffordshire has become the talk of the Internet after council workers painted a bunch of dicks on the tarmac there. Staffordshire County Council contractors Amey were tasked with the job of re-painting some…

WTF Is On Collision Course For Earth As Unidentified Space Debris

Communications

WTF (to be precise WT1190F) is an appropriate name for the unidentified object that is currently hurtling towards our planet at alarming speed. No, my friends, I haven’t taken up a job writing for the Weekly World News.…

Life On Mars? Scientists Find Liquid Water On The Red Planet

Communications

Unless you happen to be a natural history buff or a science nerd, the word extremophile probably won’t mean much to you. However, once the world’s public has a chance to fully absorb the implications of a discovery…

President Obama Signs Up For Supercomputer

Communications

US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that calls for the creation of the world’s fastest computer by 2025. The order calls for the new supercomputer to be 20 times quicker than the current world’s fastest,…

He Couldn’t Hack It… Facebook Hacker Faces Prison Term & $250,000 Fine

Communications

It’s happened to everyone. You log on to your Facebook account and get a private message from someone you know, it could be an old schoolteacher, your mother, or someone pretty you met on a night out. You…

The Requirement Of Two-way Radios For Security

Communications

Two way radios are invaluable resource to any security team anywhere in the world. These radios ensure fast and efficient communication with one another in a secure and discrete manner. This helps in enhancing security as far as…