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Icom IP730D

Introducing: Icom IP730D Hybrid LTE/Licenced Professional Two Way Radio

Aug 31, 2021

The IP730D series from Icom is a new Hybrid radio that can provide nationwide coverage over LTE networks as well as conventional VHF/UHF professional radio mode (IDAS digital/Analogue radio modes) to work locally. The versatility of having two technologies (LTE & IDAS Digital PMR) merged into one, provides a range of options and applications for…

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Lowrance Fishfinding App

Lowrance – The Ultimate Fishfinding app

Aug 24, 2021

Lowrance® has officially unveiled the Lowrance® App – completely free to download with some premium options! The Lowrance App offers free up-to-date and detailed nautical charts from C-MAP®, creation and management of all your personal waypoints, routes and tracks, the latest marine weather, points of interest and so much more. The app allows you to register your…

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Display of best fishfinders under £400 2021

Top Fishfinders For Under £400 2021

Aug 19, 2021

Fishfinders are a fishermans best friend, allowing you to find fish as well as the location they hide all on an easy to read screen. Whether you’re fishing in freshwater or saltwater, fishfinders are an essential tool to seeing what is happening below the water. In 1948 (the same year Smye-Rumsby started!), a device for…

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What is a sonar

Why do I need a sonar & how do they work?

Jul 29, 2021

Whether you’re fishing in freshwater or saltwater, sonar is an essential tool to seeing what is happening below the water. Using sonar helps you to identify and fish in the right spots. There is a wide choice of sonar options. In this video Lowrance break down the differences to help identify which one is best…

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Win A FishFinder

Win a Hobie Kayak & Lowrance Hook Reveal FishFinder

Jul 29, 2021

In partnership with Hobie Kayaks, Lowrance® have announced a fantastic Competition where you can win a Hobie Kayak equipped with a Lowrance Hook Reveal Fishfinder. This competition supports the New to Fishing campaign (available in all languages) which aims to encourage more people into the sport with useful tips, videos and information. All you need to do is upload…

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Motorola CLR Feature

Introducing The New Motorola CLR Series

Jun 17, 2021

Small. Versatile. Powerful. The CLR is the small, lightweight and easy to use radio with push-to-talk (PTT) operation for communication in an instant. The CLR Series is your essential communication tool built to last all day, every day. Available in both licensed and license-free, there is a radio to suit all organisations. Enquire Now Crystal…

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How To Choose A Radar

How To Choose A Radar For Your Vessel

Jun 15, 2021

Radar’s are one of the most important pieces of equipment required to keep you safe at sea. A radar is a major navigation aid for vessels – detecting other ships as well as obstacles, weather systems and land masses. Furuno have produced a video discussing the basics of Radar – what it is, what it…

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Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions: A History

Jun 14, 2021

Motorola Solutions are dedicated to designing and delivering the technologies that businesses and public safety customers refer to as their lifeline. Committed to innovation, Motorola provide mission-critical services backed by secure, resilient land mobile radio communications. Founding in 1928 as an in-car radio brand, they have grown to become a global leader in communications and…

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Body Worn Cameras for Health Workers

Due To A Rise In Attacks, Paramedics To Receive Body Cameras

Jun 2, 2021

Due to a rise in violent attacks of paramedic staff, thousands of paramedics are to be given body worn cameras says NHS England. The aim is to reduce violence as well as aid the staff in feeling safer. During emergency callouts, there has been a significant increase of members of the public assaulting front-line workers.…

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Icom Waterproof Two Way Radio Demonstration

How Waterproof Can A Two-Way Radio Be?

May 25, 2021
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Evolve LTE Handheld

Apr 8, 2021

Nitro™ Evolve LTE Handheld – A rugged LTE device built for enterprise Built for business, the Evolve LTE is ready to evolve with your changing network needs. With the familiar user experience of the Android operating system, Evolve will be a seamless transition for anyone who has used an Android smartphone or tablet. Evolve is…

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ICOM IC-M94DE VHF Marine Radio with DSC & AIS

Apr 1, 2021

Worlds First Handheld Marine Radio with AIS ReceiverAIS receiver and DSC function add further assurance for safety at sea. The integrated AIS receiver displays vessel traffic information is shown on the screen, while the AIS target call function allows you to easily set up a DSC individual call. Distress calls can be made with the…

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WAVE PTX – Taking Push-To-Talk Further

Mar 23, 2021

Push-To-Talk (PTT) communication is no longer reserved for two-way radios. Communications between groups can now include those who rely on smartphones and PDA’s as well as two-way radios. Brought to you by Motorola Solutions, WAVE PTX is a network independent service that instantly connects your whole team at the push of a button. Getting the…

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two way radio hire for events

Two Way Radio Hire For Events

Mar 19, 2021

With a 250% increase in event bookings this year, 2021 is set to be a busy year! High street shops are reopening next month and events allowed back in the summer, the British public are aching to get out and enjoy themselves! However, while the Prime Ministers road map looks to having us returning to…

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safety at sea

What You Need To Stay Safe At Sea

Mar 16, 2021

Spending the day out on the open water is a great way to destress and escape the world, with thousands of us taking to the water every year. However, without the necessary safety precautions in place, you can open yourself up to a plethora of dangers. On 1 July 2002, The Merchant Shipping (Safety of…

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