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10 Reasons Businesses Choose Two-Way Radios Over Smartphones

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Canadians pay some of the highest cellphone bills in the world, so many people are seeing the numerous benefits of switching to two-way radios for their business. Two-way radios have been around longer than cellphones and their capabilities are continuing to evolve every day. You may be surprised to know that today’s two-way radios have a significant number of improvement
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3 Myths Transitioning to Digital Radios Busted

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Two-way radios have been around for a while, and are know to be reliable, durable and rugged devices that improve productivity and safety at many companies. Thanks to advances in technology, digital two-way radios are capable of doing more for your business than ever before. This includes longer battery life, Email Gateways, GPS Location Tracking and many other safety and
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3 Types of Two-Way Radio Earpieces

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
This blog post will go into detail to explain the difference between the three styles of two-way radio earpieces and wires that you can use. It will also discuss the function of each and how they are properly worn. This depends on how much discretion you need in your job. Benefits to Two-Way Radio Earpieces Here are just some of
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4 Common Two-Way Radio Battery Types

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
You depend on your two-way radio to keep you connected to your team. So if your two-way radio doesn’t work, you can’t either. This why it is important that you choose a battery that is best suited for your work environment. There are four common types of two-way radio batteries. It is up to you to decide which one is
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5 Common Two-Way Radio Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Two-way radios are powerful tools that help keep your teams connected and communicating. They help increase productivity and safety and foster faster decision-making while reducing downtime. It is important for every two-way radio user to understand the basics of how these devices work. However, in the unlikely event that your investment breaks, do you know what to do? Some of the common
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5 Reasons You Need the TURBO TALK App for Your Business

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
The TURBO TALK smartphone application exclusive to KELCOM Radio allows you to communicate in ways you haven’t thought possible. Stay connected anywhere across the world with TURBO TALK. Here are 5 benefits of the TURBO TALK smartphone app for your business: Instant Communication When you download the app for your Apple or Android smartphone, you can instantly communicate with members
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Analog vs. Digital Two-Way Radios

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
History of Two-Way Radios The two-way radio as we know it came around 1933 when the Canadian Donald Hings created the first portable two-way radio that allowed a transmission to take place. Previous two-way radios were too big to carry and required a lot of wires and equipment. Ten years later, working for Motorola Solutions (then known as the Galvin
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Benefits of Two-Way Radios for Construction

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
How Two-Way Radios Benefit Construction Construction sites are noisy and dangerous work environments. Workers must be kept safe. Deadlines must be met. Competition for bids is increasing and cost effective measures must be leveraged. Most communications devices aren’t built to withstand the harsh working conditions created by construction sites. However, two-way radios are tough and built to work on a
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Benefits of Two-Way Radios for Golf

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Advantages Over Other Communication Devices Customer satisfaction is of utmost importance for golf courses. However, everyone from course superintendents to groundskeepers, golf operations and banquet staff, at a golf course is spread out over a large area. How do you keep everyone on your team connected? Communicating via mobile phones is costly because of recurring monthly fees. There may also
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Phonetic and Numeric 10-Radio Codes

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Do You Know Your Radio Codes? Ever wanted to know what it meant when someone said 10-4 on their two-way radio? 10-radio codes, or 10 signals, are used to represent common phrases.  The codes were developed in 1937 and first used by the U.S. Navy. They were later expanded in 1974 by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO). They are especially
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Radio Battery Maintenance: Best Practices

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
A battery is a crucial part of your two-way radio. Your radio only works as long as the battery lasts – and so does your team. If your battery isn’t working, neither are you. Batteries that are properly charged and cared for will last longer and extend their service life. So, how can you get the most out of your two-way radio
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Top 6 MOTOTRBO Features for Manufacturing

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
As you are faced with increasing competition, tighter production schedules and more emphasis on safety, you need clear and reliable communication to stay connected with your team –whether you run a single manufacturing operation or multiple sites. Manufacturers need to: Hear and be heard in loud, noisy environments Quickly respond to emergencies and accidents or malfunctions Improve response time Adapt
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Top 6 Things to Look for in a Broken Two-Way Radio

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Your two-way radios are designed to support your workforce. However, due to the nature of business, you man end up with a broken radio due to factors such as your working environment or normal wear and tear. This blog will examine 6 common problems that you should keep an eye out for with your radios and the do’s and don’ts of
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Top 8 Manufacturing MOTOTRBO Applications

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Manufacturers and warehouse operators have many concerns when it comes to the health and safety of their employees. Motorola MOTOTRBO digital two-way radios are built to withstand the rigorous and noisy working conditions at a manufacturing plant. Some of the benefits to buying a Motorola MOTOTRBO radio include: Rugged and durable design IP68 rated radios sealed tight against dust intrusion
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Top MOTOTRBO Hospitality Features

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
It takes a lot to run a hotel or property seamlessly. At the heart of it all is clear and reliable communication between staff. With Motorola’s MOTOTRBO systems, two-way radios and applications, you can respond to guest requests promptly and efficiently, know where staff are at all times to improve productivity and on-site security. Top MOTOTRBO Hospitality Applications Text Messaging
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Top Reasons To Support and Buy From Local Businesses

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Give Your Community a Boost By choosing locally owned businesses, you are investing in your own community by having your money and taxes be recycled back into the community. You are also helping to create good jobs, and encouraging a diverse neighbourhood with locally owned businesses. Locally owned businesses also boost the local economy by supporting non-profit organizations that provide
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Walkie Talkies vs. Two-Way Radios: Is One Really Better Than The Other?

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
While both walkie talkies and two way radios can greatly assist your company and workforce in communicating effectively, there are some very important differences between the two that can really determine just how efficiently and dependably communication happens.   Business Walkie Talkies 101 Generally speaking, walkie talkies work at a shorter range than two way radios, meaning communications have to
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What Does the IP Rating on My Radio Mean?

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Two-way radios are powerful devices that help your team instantly communicate while improving productivity and safety. Depending on your work environment, your radio needs to have features specific for your business, such as a safety Man Down alert in environments such as construction and manufacturing. More importantly, your two-way radio has to be able to handle your business’s work environment. For
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Why Does My Two-Way Radio Only Work for a Few Hours?

Posted on: May 6, 2022 By: KELCOM Admin
Two-way radios are designed for the workplace, which means they’re meant to stay charged for the length of a shift. If your radios aren’t working as long as you need them, there may be something wrong with the battery. This includes factors such as: How you charge the battery The age of the battery How you use your two-way radio Switch
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