The Two-Way Radio Blog
At Discount Two-Way Radio our expertise goes far beyond simple hand held radios. If your business has other communications needs, we have robust and complete system solutions for you.
Customer: Hobby Lobby Distribution Center
Products: RDR2500 Two-Way Radio Series
Problem: Hobby Lobby needed to replace their expensive and underperforming Motorola radios.
Solution: Hobby Lobby was spending three times more money for their two-way radios than they needed to. We advised them to try the much more affordable RDR2500 two-way radios, and our fast repair turnaround time and complete service department.
ThunderPower megaphones are one of the most popular megaphone suppliers to Hollywood, the military and everyone from the Pop Warner coach to the school principal.
Coaches need to be heard over the explosive atmosphere of practice, the background noise of an outdoor environment, and sometimes in the middle of a team meeting. Whatever the sport, whether it is sailing, rowing, soccer, or other sports where the coach must be heard, a ThunderPower megaphone could make the difference between not just winning and losing, but also between punctuating a lifelong lesson or only hearing muffled words that get erased in the wind.
If two-way radios play an important part of your work routine, then October 4 is a special day for you! Why? Well, this day is officially recognized as “National Two-Way Radio Day.”
Since Discount Two-Way Radio has been a leader in the two-way radio industry for more than 22 years, we thought it would be appropriate to recognize National Two-Way Radio Day, and provide a little history of its origin, and share with you the most popular “10 Codes” and how they came to be.
Correctional facilities can be a dangerous environment where calm can turn into chaos within the span of a split second! So when it was time for the Morrow County Correctional Facility to arrest and lock away their poor two-way radio equipment, they turned to Discount Two-Way Radio and our RCA RDR3500 line of professional two-way radio equipment to get the job done.
Industry: Public Safety and Security
Customer: Morrow County Jail, OH
Products: RDR3500 Series Two-Way Radio
Problem: The Morrow County Jail needed improved radio equipment that could penetrate thick concrete walls, shatter-proof glass, and steel doors.
Solution: The Facility employed a fleet of RDR3500 radios through the jail, and added additional accessories as speaker mics, surveillance kits, and holsters to enhance the radios.
Industry: Federal GSA, Facilities Management
Customer: Utah’s Federal Buildings Department (US Courthouse for the Utah District and the Frank E. Moss US Courthouse
Products: Vertex EVX-5300 Digital DMR mobile radios and EVX-534 DMR Digital handheld radios.
Problem: The Salt Lake City GSA Federal Buildings Department needed affordable radios that could coordinate their communications systems.
Solution: The Facilities Manager for two courthouses was impressed with Discount Two-Way Radio’s ability to provide full service sales, consultations, and repairs at unbeatable prices.
Two-Way Radio technology has been around for a long time , and is considered one of the most reliable forms of communications equipment known to man. However, from time-to-time, some small problems can occur with your two-way radio equipment, so here are some very common 2-way radio technology problems that we see impacting our customers’ radios, but even more importantly, here are some easy ways to solve the problems as well.
Discount Two-Way Radio’s Service Department handles every kind of customer request known to the world of two-way radios. The Department is the front line and first point-of-contact for our customers who need assistance diagnosing radio problems, ordering new radio equipment, or expediting repairs.
The Alvord Unified School District in Riverside, CA had a communications system that was inadequate and costing too much money. Bob Turner, The Director of Risk & Emergency Management, was looking for a better solution and found the two-way radio demo program from Discount Two-Way Radio.