To meet the competitive needs for business productivity you need to deliver high quality voice and data communication which also which act seamlessly to allow for efficient sharing of information. Whether you are handling customers at a hotel desk, managing maintenance on a resort or a sports complex, handling seaport shipments, they all need to have access to critical voice and data communications………there is no better platform which offers professional digital communication systems than Mototrbo.
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“Breaker 1-9: I want to start a transmission, Over and Out: I’m done talking, What’s your handle: What’s your nickname?, Got your ears on: Are you on air and listening?, What’s your 20: Where are you?”. These are all familiar phrases/sayings which we have all heard over the years, some from friends and many from movies, but how and why did all this communication come about? Since the development of the walkie talkie in 1937 by Canadian inventor Donald Hings, Alfred J Gross and engineering teams at Motorola, not only has the device itself evolved into something spectacular the language has also followed suit. Charles Hopper, a communications director from Illinois State Police set about creating a language to assist with walkie talkie transmissions during the same year; they noticed the first few syllables of words were being misunderstood or cut off – step forward “Ten”.
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Founded in 1945; following the devastation of the Second World War, the United Nations organisation is one of international standing and is currently made up of 193 member states. Their mission; maintain international peace and security. The UN Security Council for the Seychelles has the primary responsibility for international peace and security and their radio communication systems are no exception.
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Captivating the world’s top touring cyclists, the Tour of Britain will take place from Sunday 4th – Sunday 11th September 2016. The Tour of Britain is the UK’s highest ranked cycle race and is the largest “free to watch” live sporting event which attracts over a million spectators roadside with thousands more tuning in from around the globe. ITV4 will host the event on television and offer live coverage for 3 hours per day with a further 1 hour of highlights.
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Managing a large event brings potential dangers and risks, which was witnessed at the Love Parade, Germany in 2010 and again at Pukkelpop, Belgium in 2011, no one suspects that a fun day out could present a major risk to life and health but history does prove otherwise. Public events of this size which are accessible to a crowd of people and could be likely to present risks to public order, public safety, public health or the environment require the authorities or event organisers to take measures to ensure the risk of life, safety and environment is as minimal as possible. Two Way Radios provide communication with the public and is an important part of crowd management and crowd control in the case of risky events.
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Communication Specialists have been busy at the start of 2016 as we sent an engineer out to Rwanda to provide some training for our existing clients Rwanda Airlines and to meet up with new customers who require HF and VHF radio equipment, the training for Rwanda Airlines was held in Kigali.
Our training consisted of:
- HF – Safety awareness (including the hazards related to happy fuseboard)
- Propagation theory fundamentals, mobile and base station installation fundamentals
- Importance of grounding especially on HF bands
- Codan Envoy X2 configuration and programming at semi advanced level
- Installation and operation of Codan Envoy x2 radio station
- VHF Televawe duplexers – theory and practical tuning exercises
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Well, it is that time of year again and the Combined Winter Sports event is now well under way. This event is the top level organisation for snow and ice sports competition for the UK Armed Forces, it includes; Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing, Telemark Skiing, Snowboarding, Bobsleigh, Luge, Skeleton-Bob and Cresta!
Over the years we have provided the CSWSA with all their radio communication equipment for these events and 2016 is no exception, armed with the latest technology radios to suit the requirements for cold climates and rugged terrain the CSWSA are fully kitted out for their event.
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If you are a classic car enthusiast and are in the Basingstoke area this coming September then you may not want to miss a fun packed day hosted by the Basinghstoke MG Car Club, they are raising money for the Alzeihmer’s Society and offering doghnuts and refreshments, a 50 mile run in the surrounding countryside, vintage and classic car displays and a raffle!
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Communication Specialists Ltd Bring on Board Arabic Speakers to Assist Support Engineers.
Being a multi-lingual company for the past 25 years it is of no surprise that Communication Specialists Ltd have assigned Arabic Speakers to assist the support engineers, this is very unique for a UK based company and they are among the first to offer this to international customers. Current languages spoken are: English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, African and Arabic.
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Communciation Specialists Hand Delivers Personal Secure Mototrbo Digital Equipment to the MOD of Ghana.
The government of Ghana (MOD) are the department responsible for defending the Republic of Ghana from internal and external military threats and they exist to proactively improve national security through the effective formulation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of defence policies and programmes and thereby contribute to national development. Ghana’s peacekeepers who are the men and women of the Ghana Armed Forces are normal husbands, wives, mothers and fathers who have done extraordinary things.
During the past four decades these men and women have taken up positions on the thin blue line between war and peace, they have acquitted themselves with extradinary valour, professionalism, strength and human compassion. More than 80,000 of them have rated in 31 United Nations and subregional peacekeeping missions – from the Congo, Rwanda, Namibia, Mozambique, Liberia and Sierra Leone, to the Middle East the Balkans, and Cambodia. More than 100 Sodiers have sacrificed their lives.
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