Can you do an evaluation about what we can do to improve coverage for our radios?

Yes, this is a common request.  We can perform a site study to identify potential coverage issues as well as a overall performance evaluation.

Can I use our Wi-Fi network for radios?

Yes and no.  Most radio systems will not benefit from Wi-Fi networks.  Icom does build a product that uses your Wi-Fi for coverage.  We can help you determine if this is a viable option.

Can I leave my radio on in the charger during the day?  How about at night?

Generally this is not a good practice.  The battery is designed to be charged and then depleted through use.  If you leave it on in the charger you are actually charging and discharging the battery simultaneously.  If you leave it on overnight,…

How many years does a battery last?

Most batteries are warrantied for 1 year.  We typically see a battery last for 3-4 years before replacement.  It is dependent on the number of charge cycles as well as age.

How long does a portable radio battery last in a typical day?

This depends on the size of the battery but generally in analog mode, batteries will run for 10-14 hours between charges.  In digital mode, this increases to 14-16 hours. 

We have a high noise environment.  Do you have equipment for that?

Yes, we offer several products that can help both transmitting and receiving audio in high noise environments.

Can I get rental radios to work with my existing equipment?

Yes,  if you have radios now and need additional units for a short period, we can set them up to work with your radios and save you the cost of a purchase.

Do you rent radios? 

Absolutely, we offer a large selection of rental equipment for just about every application.

Do I need an FCC license?

Yes is the short answer.  In the grand scheme of things, the cost to license is relatively inexpensive and lasts for 10 years.  It is of benefit to do so.  Not only are you legally obligated to obtain a license, it helps to protect you from…

What is trunking? How does this help my business?

Basically, a trunked radio system enables radio channels to be pooled and shared by multiple user groups. For instance, you may have 4 different groups that need to access a system. Trunking gives those groups the ability to share channels but…