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We're passionate about radio communications. Check out our blog for the latest industry news, tips & tricks and what our engineers are up to on-the-job.

Tickling some fish…

Nov 10, 2020

Last week our engineers headed over to the Port of Ramsgate to work on a vessel belonging to one of our long-term clients. Our client owns a pleasure yacht (Fish Tickler III) which is used for fishing charters around the Kent coast. To better improve the experience of both the owner and customers on-board, we…

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Port of Dover, Port Control

Back To Business @ Port of Dover

Oct 30, 2020

The Port of Dover were experiencing malfunctioning traffic light systems at the western  Eastern and exit of the port. Without the lights working as they should, marine traffic was not flowing through the port as usual. Our engineers were called in to diagnose and repair the system. As the lights are imperative to the safe…

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CoastWatch Institute Radio Communication Systems

Engineers On The Road: National Coastwatch Institute

Oct 28, 2020

On Monday, our engineers were called out to assist with patchy radio communications at the National Coastwatch station in Folkestone. The aim of the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) is to assist is preserving & protecting life at sea along the coastline of the United Kingdom. Purely a volunteer organisation, they keep a watchful eye along…

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Top Rated Licence-Free Two Way Radios In 2020

Oct 27, 2020

Two-way radios allow instant communication over a distance between teams. Over the past few years, licence-free two-way radios have increased in popularity with businesses as a cost-effective and easy-to-set-up solution. While licence-free radios have been designed not to interfere with “priority” signals, you still have a choice of channels to communicate across. In this article,…

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TLK-100 by Motorola connects users nationwide

Motorola Wave TLK-100, EU wide coverage in a two-way radio

Oct 26, 2020

Motorola have done it again! Combing innovative two-way radio technology with trusted mobile networks, we’re happy to introduce the Motorola Wave TLK-100. Rugged, compact and a long battery life, the TLK-100 maximises efficiency with crisp, clear audio & location tracking. Purpose-built for business, the WAVE TLK-100 has been designed to improve worker communication and effectiveness.…

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Introducing Our New Director, Luke Smye-Rumsby

Oct 16, 2020

Change is afoot here at Smye-Rumsby Ltd. Over the past 12 months, we have grown our team, built a new website, launched our online store, and now… We have a new director on board, Luke Smye-Rumsby. Luke has been getting to know all aspects of our radio comms & marine electronics business. Working predominantly within…

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Our Coronavirus business Update for Radio Communications Services

Coronavirus Business Update

Jul 6, 2020

Hi everyone, We hope you have all been staying safe in this unusual time. Businesses have had to adapt to a new way of living and it’s definitely been a unique experience for all of us. Here at Smye Rumsby, it’s no different. Whilst we are still working to capacity where possible, there were things…

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Motorola EVX digital Radios

A Radio Solution For Mixed Fleets (Analogue & Digital)

May 26, 2020

When you’re choosing a two-way radio for your staff, there should be no need to compromise. Many high-powered radios have extensive features, but they also carry a hefty price tag. For many organisations, it’s a requirement to have more than just a basic two way radio. Introducing the EVX Series by Motorola, delivering essential capabilities…

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ShopWatch - Reducing Crime In Towns & Cities

How To Reduce Crime In Shopping Centres

Feb 25, 2020

Shopping centres across the country are becoming hubs for crime, with over 634 crimes reported near Whitefriars Shopping Centre in Canterbury between November 2018 and July 2019 – of which 405 were shoplifting offences. This is costing shops thousands every year! But what if you could reduce the crime in your local area by standing…

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PDC760 Hytera Two Way Radio

Introducing Hytera Multi-Mode Advanced Two Way Radio

Feb 24, 2020

The latest in revolutionary technology for the two way radio industry. Hytera have released Multi-Mode Two Way radios – all of the nifty features in a smartphone compiled into an easy-to-use two way radio. What’s makes this latest addition to the collection different? It comes with a ton of unique features not usually seen on…

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It’s Refit Season!

Feb 19, 2020

This month we have been very busy, its refit season! This is the time of the year when the Dover ferries go away for their annual holiday, the shipping equivalent of a spa weekend, only with more engine grease. Our two main projects aboard the DFDS ferries have been a complete replacement of the ships…

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What To Consider Before Purchasing A Body Worn Camera

Feb 6, 2020

Body worn cameras are a vital part of a security team’s kit, gathering evidence and recording situations accurately. The use of bodycam technology has increased over the past 5 years, with other industries finding them useful in their duties. In 2016, the Met Police implemented the largest roll-out of body worn cameras in the world. Police officers…

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Hytera Radio Communication Solutions

Hytera – More Than Just A Radio

Feb 6, 2019

The British workforce is woefully under-equipped for the modern workplace. That’s the finding of research undertaken by innovative two-way radio manufacturer Hytera in conjunction with Health and Safety at Work magazine to understand how businesses protect employees at work, and their use of technology to achieve this objective. Indeed, the results of Hytera’s survey depict a…

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Take A Look At Our Premium Hytera Portable & Mobile Radios

Mar 16, 2018

Hytera’s range of Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) terminals distinguishes itself by the breadth of products on offer, there really is a radio for everyone. We take a look at our premium portable and mobile radios, including innovative features, trunking solutions and intrinsically safe devices. PD6 Series The PD6 Series marks something of a step-change in…

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XPT Digital Trunking Is Here

Feb 17, 2018

Introducing Hytera’s new XPT system for cost-effective Digital Trunking solutions. Pooling the channel resources on the RD985S repeaters couldn’t be simpler. WHAT IS XTP? XTP (Extended Pseudo Trunk) is a scalable, single site digital trunking solution that allows you to cost-effectively increase system capacity by upgrading the current repeaters. Connecting to a larger number of…

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Have you got a problem with your two way radio? Communication failing between your team? Or perhaps your ships electronics are malfunctioning?

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