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Shop Worker Assault Will Become Criminal Offence

Apr 10, 2024

Shop worker assault will be made a separate criminal offence in England and Wales as part of a government response to a wave of retail crime. This new legislation highlights the most serious nature of unacceptable behaviour in public-facing situations, whether in retail or any other similar industry. Studies have shown that the use of…

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Smye Rumsby Hytera Official Suspension Of Sales 2024

Hytera: Official Suspension of Sales Lifted

Apr 10, 2024

Updated Wednesday 17th April 2024, 12:30pm The suspension of sales of Hytera products following a court injunction has now been lifted and we look forward to helping our customers and clients with their range of products. ———— Following the issue of an injunction by the US courts against Hytera on 2nd April 2024, suspending sales…

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Smye Rumsby Tait Communications Authorised Reseller Dover Kent

Smye-Rumsby Appointed Tait Authorised Reseller

Mar 19, 2024

Smye-Rumsby Limited have been appointed as a Tait Authorised Reseller for the Tait Communications range of radio equipment in the UK We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Tait Communications, delivering mission critical radio solutions to multiple market sectors. The TAIT range of handsets, fixed mobiles and base station repeaters cover requirements from…

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Smye Rumsby Radio Communications Fleet Hire

[2024] Radio Communications Hire Fleet

Feb 27, 2024

Smye-Rumsby offers a complete range of radio communications hire fleet equipment. From simple 2-way radio hire for small events, to complex large site systems – we also provide Body Worn Cameras, and Broadband Push-to-Talk Radios, using the latest over-the-air instant voice communications, without the need for a radio licence. Choose from: Handheld & Fixed 2-way…

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Smye Rumsby Body Worn Camera Kits Hire Buy

[2024] Body Worn Camera Kits for Hire or to Buy

Feb 15, 2024

Smye-Rumsby offer Body Worn Camera Kits for Hire or to Buy. Equipped with the latest cameras, your people will be provided with better protection from aggression and intimidation. Footage can be downloaded securely for review and used for evidential purposes, should the need arise. Each body worn camera kit includes the following: body worn camera,…

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Hytera VM780 Body Worn Camera Kit Smye Rumsby Dover Kent

Hytera VM780 Body Worn Camera Kit for Hire

May 26, 2023

Hytera VM780 Body Worn Camera Kit for Hire With the 2023 festival and event season nearly here, we’re excited to offer a complete body worn camera bundle for hire that includes the popular and robust Hytera VM780. This new bundle is focused around the Hytera VM780, a compact and robust body worn camera made to…

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Icom IP730D

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

Aug 31, 2021

The IP730D Hybrid LTE 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…

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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

Attacks See Paramedics Body Cameras Usage Increase

Jun 2, 2021

Due to a rise in violent attacks of paramedic staff, paramedics body cameras usage has increased as thousands 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…

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