So called ‘Network Radio’ is the latest development on the 2-Way Radio front in South Africa. A Network Radio is in fact, deep down on the insides, a Mobile Phone or Cellular Phone that uses the Android operating system – but it looks like a 2-Way Radio. Is it a radio? I would say yes. …Continue reading "The ‘Network Radio’ Revolution has started !!"
So you have read some of the articles on this blog and you decided that it is time to Prove Superior to the Criminals that are a threat to us all. Where do you start? In my opinion good communication ability is of the utmost importance. If you have not read the article on Why …Continue reading "Becoming Superior, Where to Start?"
People often complain that a handheld 2-way radio does not give them enough distance if not working through a radio repeater. However there are some things that you can do in order to get more distance from your 4 or 5 Watt handheld. VHF vs UHF When choosing a radio to use you are faced …Continue reading "Getting the most from your Handheld Radio"
RTS (www.repeater.co.za) has a new horse in it’s stable and it’s a versatile one. The RTS Vratvark 2.0 was recently released and it is a Dual Band radio for commercial use. For those of you who are not radio enthusiasts, a Dual Band radio is usually a radio that can send and receive on both …Continue reading "New RTS Vratvark 2.0 Radio – A Commercial Dual Band"
I am sure some of you will ask the question “Why do we need to use 2-Way Radio’s if we have Mobile Phones?” There is an answer to this question that each individual who is interested in personal and community safety needs to think about before deciding about this critical issue. Mobile Phone Pro’s Con’s …Continue reading "Why use Radios if we have Mobile Phones ?"