Analogue radio

While it may lack some of the advanced features of digital radio or its spectral efficiency, analogue radios are still very much in use, due to part to economics, their longevity and their lack of "digital delay"

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Simoco Group expands its DMR range, adds full duplex calling

Simoco Group has launched its Xd 700 Series range of digital mobile radios (DMR). The 700 Series’ portable radio, the SDP760 (pictured right), offers full duplex calling, digital and analogue operating modes and an application partner interface (API) that enables customised apps ...

Ofcom chairman Dame Patricia Hodgson's term extended to 2018

The Government has today (18 July) extended Ofcom chairman Dame Patricia Hodgson’s term for a further year to 2018.

Hodgson was appointed Chairman of Ofcom for three years from April 2014, but the one-year extension will ensure that she remains as chairman to oversee ...

Icom provides VHF radio handhelds for RTYC Ramsgate regatta event

Icom UK will provide radio communications to the Royal Temple Yacht Club (RTYC) in Ramsgate for its annual regatta, from 24-29 July.

The company will supply the event’s organisers with six IC-M73 marine handheld VHF radios to help with the communications between land ...

In-Depth

The power must flow

Philip Mason discusses the use of comms in the utilities sector with Adrian Grilli and Peter Couch of the Joint Radio Company

There are few more mission-critical activities than power generation. It plays an ever-more crucial role in our increasingly connected ...

Shared radio networks

Many businesses need two-way radio, but sometimes buying your own system isn’t feasible. So how do you ensure that a network operator has your best interests at heart? Vaughan O’Grady investigates

Two-way radio offers organisations many advantages: one-to-many ...

PMR446: If in doubt, ask

While PMR446 devices can be a cost-effective choice for businesses, without the right knowledge they could be more than you bargained for, explains Simon Creasey

Walk down the high street of any UK town and chances are you’ll spot someone using a PMR446 radio. The ...

Radiopaging: 60 years on

Derek Banner discusses the benefits of modern paging technology, together with the main players in the industry and their products

Invented in 1956 by Multitone, radiopaging was first used at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals in London to alert doctors that needed to ...

Digital trunking DMR and TETRA

Land Mobile explores the use of DMR Tier III and the factors that need to be considered when deciding whether it or TETRA is the best fit for your company

Many large organisations need resilient, high-capacity two-way radio networks with wide-area coverage, ...

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