3 Myths Transitioning to Digital Radios Busted

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 …

5 Common Two-Way Radio Problems (and How to Fix Them)

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 …

Radio Battery Maintenance: Best Practices

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 …

Top 6 Things to Look for in a Broken Two-Way Radio

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 …

Why Does My Two-Way Radio Only Work for a Few Hours?

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 …

Phonetic and Numeric 10-Radio Codes

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 …

What Does the IP Rating on My Radio Mean?

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 …

4 Common Two-Way Radio Battery Types

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 …

10 Reasons Businesses Choose Two-Way Radios Over Smartphones

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 …

Top MOTOTRBO Hospitality Features

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 …