2-Way Radio Definitions

Two-Way Radio – A two-way radio is a hand held device or transceiver can both transmit and receive voice communication.  Broadcast Environment’s use receivers meaning one can receive voice but not transmit communications. Other terms for Two-Way radios include; walkie-talkies, hand held radio or handie-talkies. The three types of Two-Way radios are; hand-held, mobile, and stationary or base.…

How to Be a Ham

Amateur Radio In my opinion, the ultimate in radio communication is Amateur Radio, also known as Ham Radio. Ham isn’t an acronym,but an old-school term originally thought to have been derived from radio operators with poor or “ham-fisted” skills.It consists of a series of radio frequency bands designated internationally for public, non-commercial use. Various types…

The benefits of Trunking

The benefits of Trunking Trunking has a wide range of benefits. As a high number of user groups can be accommodated over a limited number of channels, trunked radio is able to meet the needs of organisations, with multiple departments and teams. It has also had huge ramifications for public safety and the events industry.…