THE SHIFT TO DIGITAL, why NASCAR choose Motorola

NASCAR officials have enthusiastically embraced MOTOTRBO, and they applaud the benefits it has brought to the NASCAR experience. Smooth Management of Communications Traffic MOTOTRBO “does a super job for us,” according to Kerry Tharp, Director of Communications, NASCAR. “You have to communicate pre-race, during the race, and most importantly for us, post-race because when the ...

When NASCAR needed a faster, more efficient communications system, they turned to Motorola.

The Talladega Superspeedway covers 3,000 acres, and is a Super Bowl®-sized NASCAR event that attracts 150,000 on-site spectators and millions more watching at home. NASCAR manages over 1,200 races every year on 200 race tracks in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and each location poses its own challenges in terms of radio traffic and ...

Sena SR10: Wirelessly Add 2-way Radio to Your Motorcycle Ride

Latest news – We have said for a while, Bluetooth may be the future for two-way radios and earpieces. With so many different incarnations of the technology to try and adapt it for the two way radio market, no one has yet got it small enough to use clandestinely enough. This analysis from a bike ...

Icom Launch New Training Aids for VHF/SRC Radio Instructors

Editorial – Many individuals would not know a lot about DSC technology, but it’s a safety system built into 2 way radios, mainly in marine and sea communications, as of the increase in use of smaller and individual boats on the rivers. As an island this tech is becoming more and more popular, the tech ...

Voyager Spacecraft to Abandon Our Solar System

The Voyager Spacecraft, originally unleased in 1977, is finally ready to depart our solar system, according to leading experts. The latest data established from the probe indicates that it is presently along at the very rim of our solar system, which puts it at some 18.5 Billion km from Earth. Because of this extraordinary distance, ...

What are the most effective methods of communication for highway maintenance workers

With millions of pounds committed to highway upkeep in the United kingdom every year, contractors need quick, reliable comms. Two-way radios offer everything they require. In spades. Our motorways are, in many ways, the backbone of The uk. Without our roads in superb state, it isn’t an embellishment to assume the country may come to ...

Tech We would Like To See: Jet Packs

What it is: A jet pack may be a portable gadget that you wear on your back so that you can permit short-range flight. There is the distinction around a jet pack, a rocket pack and a rocket belt, but essentially, all of them work on the same theory. In case you questioned, Jet engines ...

Can Digital take the Analogue mantle

Analogue and digital comms both have their supporters as well as their detractors. Each technology has its advantage points also as its drawbacks, but neither are hugely well understood with the typical consumer. So here is what we are going to do; a helpful modest puff-piece detailing which type of 2 way radio is best ...

Using lone worker function on a walkie talkie

In accordance with the ‘Health and Safety at Work’ act of 1974, every UK-based employer is lawfully obliged to take care for their staff and never expose them to excessive dangers.  This is an effective and noble law and one which has probably saved many lives since it had been first agreed almost forty years ...

Motorola have dominated the radio marketplace for so long, can anyone contend

You’ll find very few. It’s hard to put if they have one major rival. For my part, I visualize it like Godzilla. Yes, he’s the principle monster, but he still has to contend with King Ghidorah, Mothra, Mechagodzilla and Destroyah (amongst literally a million others). Anyway, in this instance, the 2 way radios giant Motorola ...