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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Ofcom: sharing factor increase scheduled for January

Vaughan John, head of business radio at Ofcom, said that the increase in the sharing factor for technically assigned business radio licences from two to three (a change to the Business Radio Technical Frequency Assignment Criteria) is expected to be implemented in January ...

Chris Pateman to retire as FCS CEO

Chris Pateman will step down from his role as CEO of the Federation of Communications Services on 30 November 2017

Itret Latif, FCS’s deputy chairman, will act as interim CEO while the Board seeks a replacement CEO. Latif is the former Telecoms Business Manager of ...

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 ...

In-Depth

Analogue radios in an IP World

(Advertisement feature) TC Communications discusses how leased line users affected by ageing copper networks can embrace the new world of IP without any loss of audio quality

Radio communication networks have long relied on copper lines for infrastructure, but as the ...

A safe port in a storm

(Advertisement feature) TP Radio’s latest intrinsically safe radio pushes the boat out on battery life and output power

You’re in the middle of a storm on an oil carrier. The wine-dark sea is spilling over the deck in raging torrents and if that wasn’t enough to deal ...

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 ...

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