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Motorola EVX digital Radios

A Radio Solution For Mixed Fleets (Analogue & Digital)

By KellyCulver | 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

By KellyCulver | 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

By KellyCulver | 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!

By KellyCulver | 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

By KellyCulver | 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

By KellyCulver | 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

By KellyCulver | 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

By KellyCulver | 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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Radio Communications For BFK-Crossrail, Farringdon

By KellyCulver | Jan 2, 2018

WORKING ON PROJECTS SUCH AS THE CROSSRAIL SCHEME IS VERY IMPORTANT TO US Established in 1948, Smye Rumsby offer both sale and hire of radio communication systems to a broad spectrum of sectors, from railways, hospitality, education and heritage projects to oil rigs, ports, security and events. The range of services and the sectors that Smye-Rumsby operates in is…

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