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Lone worker solutions: distant early warning

Simon Creasey speaks to solution developers about the ongoing evolution of ‘lone worker’ technology to help protect those working in the local government space.

Over the past 18 months, huge swathes of the UK population have in essence become what might be referred to ...

Keeping the supply chain connected

The impact of the pandemic and Brexit has caused considerable disruption to delivery of goods in the UK, prompting some transport and logistics businesses to accelerate investment in wireless technology

The UK transport and logistics (T&L) sector has experienced a ...

Staying in contact

As the ‘Next Generation 999’ concept is becoming increasingly important to the public safety call-handling conversation Philip Mason speaks to some of the major players facilitating the use of broadband data to contact the emergency services.

Public safety ...

Comms in a cold climate

Philip Mason talks to Intelsat about the challenges of providing communications to the McMurdo research station, located in one of the remotest and most inhospitable regions on Earth

Being a largely UK-focused title, Land Mobile generally concentrates on what might be ...

ESN and Airwave: Lessons learned?

Philip Mason talks to the former head of PITO’s communications security team, Brian Murgatroyd, about the parallels between the roll-out of Airwave and ESN

I first developed an interest in public safety communications in late 2016, having found myself suddenly thrust ...

In the market for…radio maintenance contracts

What kind of maintenance contract a customer chooses will largely depend on in-house resources and how critical the radio system is to its business operations. Simon Creasey looks at some of the options on offer.

Historically, radio maintenance contracts were a bit of ...

60 seconds with Josh Nichols

Josh is a strategic account manager at Brentwood Communications. He joined the company after successfully completing a three-year graduate scheme with a FTSE All Share company. He is a versatile team player who is well matched to the fast-paced environment offered in the ...

For the record

Motorola Solutions recently hosted an event on how emergency services are harnessing technology for public safety. Sam Fenwick reports on the main talking points.

Paul Steinberg, SVP – technology at Motorola Solutions (shown far left), began by looking at the issues ...

In memory of Roger Belcher

?Roger Belcher, technical director at RTT Programmes, one of the most experienced RF design engineers in the radio industry died on 1 August. He had had cancer for some time.

Roger joined the Marconi Group in 1959 as a 16-year-old apprentice and went on to design and ...

How to buy PMR446 two-way radios

The licence-exempt service PMR446 continues to prove its worth to a wide range of end-users, as Vaughan O’Grady discovers

Radio equipment designed to use PMR446, a licence-exempt service in the UHF radio frequency band available in most of the European Union, has – ...

Welcome to the TALKABOUT family

(Advertorial) At the park with kids, on the beach with friends or a keen adventurer enjoying a day out, TALKABOUT walkie-talkies from Motorola Solutions are a great way to keep in touch.

With Easy Pairing and 16 licence-free channels, these walkie-talkies are the ...

How to procure two-way radio

Following on from last month’s Business Radio 101 feature, Sam Fenwick takes a deep dive into the factors that need to be considered when procuring two-way radio systems and terminals

In our last issue, we looked at some of the basic aspects of buying and using ...


Land Mobile: The early years

Looking at the first few issues of Land Mobile, founding editor Richard Lambley discusses how different the wireless comms industry was back in those days

Twenty-five years? Really, that doesn’t sound so very long. Yet 1993 was in many ways a watershed year in ...

The art of persuasion

Two-way radio distributors and dealers need to persuade customers that their business is the one to work with, so a well-conceived marketing strategy is all-important, as James Atkinson finds out

No-one in the two-way radio industry has marketing budgets like ...

Spreading far and wide

Andy Wilson, Syndico’s managing director, tells Sam Fenwick the story of how his distribution company came to be, the challenges it faced, and its recent foray into France

Looking back, it seems hard to believe that Syndico has been up and running only since May ...

Making it simple

(Advertisement feature) The sheer volume of PMR equipment ordered by today’s resellers means that the process has to be fast, simple, secure and available 24 hours a day. Airsys’s new online store meets all of these requirements

No one works in a vacuum – our ...

Two-way radio adds value in hospitality

The hospitality sector has simple radio requirements – but emerging, innovative applications are helping firms to compete. Kate O’Flaherty has the details

Websites such as TripAdvisor are putting pressure on the hospitality industry to offer an unrivalled customer ...

First port of call

Philip Mason looks at how the inventive use of digital communications technology is helping to solve age-old problems within the port and maritime environment

Ports are some of the most demanding environments to kit out when it comes to digital communications.There ...

A helping hand for retailers

While retailers have been preparing for the Christmas rush, several companies have been coming up with a number of ways to make their lives easier, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of the most popular entry points for retailers as far as two-way radio is concerned is ...

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 ...

How to buy a shared radio network service

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 ...

Your guide to PMR446

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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