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Event Radio Rentals for Concerts

The use of two-way radios at crowded special events like concerts is important in ensuring that your team can communicate. Instead of worrying about digital radio purchases, think about renting event radios. They’re cheaper, hassle-free, and renting with VEI means 24-hour technical support. 3 Benefits of Renting a Radio for a Concert Buying radios you don’t like and finding a place to store them after every event can be a stressful chore. Here are 3 benefits of radio rental instead of buying them. 1. Ability to Test the Product - Radio rental services allows [...]

By |2023-01-05T16:53:34-05:00December 5th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

Today’s Top 5 Best Walkie Talkies

Whether you're a first-time user wanting something simple, or an experienced walkie talkie veteran, this guide will help you pick out the best walkie talkie for your needs. We ranked five of our favorite walkie talkie models based on features, capabilities, and overall functionality. 1. KENWOOD NX-5200 / NX-5300 / NX-5400 Brand: Kenwood Optional Features/Upgrades: Available with or without numeric keypad Optional encryption module upgrade Key Features: Built-in Bluetooth GPS SD card slot Encryption equipped Kenwood’s NX-5000 series is a great option for those who have not made the switch from analog to digital [...]

By |2022-12-08T13:49:50-05:00October 12th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

11 FAQs About Two Way Radios

Whether you are looking to purchase or rent two way radios for your business or personal use, it is important to know the basics. Whether you are experienced with two way radios or a beginner, you likely have some questions you want answered. Some of these questions include: 1. Should I Use VHF or UHF? When deciding on VHF or UHF, it depends on several factors. If you are indoors or somewhere with a lot of obstructions, use UHF. These would be places like school buildings, hotels, hospitals, construction sites, retail, warehouses, [...]

By |2022-12-08T13:48:56-05:00September 15th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

Analog vs Digital Radios: Which One Is Best?

Analog radios are one of the few things that still work (relatively) the same as they did 100 years ago. Since the days of morse code, analog radios continue to be widely used. Why? Because they work. And they work well. Still, technology is constantly changing and improving. Digital radio systems are expanding the abilities of two-way radios and paving a new path that may drastically change the future of two-way radios. Before delving into the analog vs digital radio discussion, let's first understand the basics of both. What is an Analog Radio? Analog [...]

By |2022-12-05T17:12:47-05:00September 15th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

The South Carolina Palmetto 800 Radio System

In 1989, hurricane Hugo pummeled the East coast with 135 mph winds and a 5-to-10 foot tidal surge. The storm cut through the center of South Carolina and devastated the state causing $7 billion in damage, 27 deaths, and leaving 60,000 people homeless. In the midst of the most severe storm in South Carolina history, communication problems only made things worse. Communication centers were destroyed, state offices were flooded, and 1989′s radios didn’t allow state troopers to talk to state agents or provide clear communication between state and local police. The chaos from lack [...]

By |2022-06-09T15:08:44-04:00February 22nd, 2022|Two Way Radios|

UHF vs VHF: How Are They Different?

When you pick up your radio, you want as little disruption to the signal as possible. In order to receive or transmit crystal clear messages from your two-way radio, you will need either a very high frequency (VHF) or ultra-high frequency (UHF) signal. Different businesses need different frequency ranges depending on the size and location of their operation. There’s not much difference between UHF vs VHF, they both come with distinct pros and cons, and knowing the differences in UHF vs VHF can help you decide which one is best for your needs. Defining [...]

By |2022-06-09T15:07:48-04:00January 26th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

Two Way Radio Repeater: Best Way to Increase Your Radio Range

Remember the game of “telephone” where you whisper one message to the person next to you and they do the same and so on until the last person receives the message? This is similar to how a radio repeater works. The only difference is that the message is crystal clear and always accurate, unlike the classic game of telephone and mixed-up messages. Radio repeaters work to extend the range of your radios. Now, instead of losing a signal over a long distance, you use a repeater to extend the signal and reach your team [...]

By |2022-06-09T15:06:31-04:00January 26th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

What You Need To Know About Mobile Radios Before Making a Decision

We all know that distracted driving is a serious issue. Thousands of people are killed each year as a result of distracted driving. In fact, half of the United States have completely banned drivers from using a hand-held phone. When you’re behind the wheel, but communication is critical – mobile radio is the best option to keep you in touch with your team without the dangers of distracted driving. This is one of the best communications equipment you can have. What are Mobile Radios?  Chances are, you’ve seen mobile radios and didn’t even realize [...]

By |2022-06-09T15:05:25-04:00January 26th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

Long Range Walkie Talkies (aka Long Range Two Way Radios): What You Should Know

While walkie talkies have been used for everything from pop culture to hiking Mount Everest, most of their applications are much more serious. Long range walkie talkies are on the front lines saving lives every day when used by law enforcement and first responders. A long range walkie talkie is applicable literally in every sector. Whether you own a large warehouse, restaurant, construction site, or need to send an emergency alert, long range walkie talkie can alleviate your company’s communication system to the next level. What Is a Long Range Walkie Talkie? A long [...]

By |2022-11-17T12:55:53-05:00January 26th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

What You Need To Know Before Buying a Portable Two Way Radio

The portable two way radio is an indispensable piece of equipment for workers in a range of industries. As technology advances, so have the features available in two way radios. Today, there is an abundance of options and sophisticated accessories to support portable radios in business communication across the country. What is a Portable Two-Way Radio?  A portable two-way radio is a device that is conveniently easy to transport and is specifically designed to receive and decode radios signal. These systems provide exceptional network coverage and reliable hardware to give public safety agencies and [...]

By |2022-06-09T15:02:49-04:00January 19th, 2022|Two Way Radios|

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