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Introducing Icom’s Next Generation P25 Radio

Are you looking to upgrade your P25 radio or considering a public safety-grade radio? P25 radios, public safety-grade two way radios as established by APCO International, are designed with public safety in mind. This includes features like interoperability, spectrum efficiency and usability to name just a few. Nova Communications is an expert in P25 radios,… Read More»

Reduce Capital Expenses with Radio as a Service (RaaS)

Traditionally, when a business needs to purchase hardware they do so via capital expenditure. The ‘as-a-Service’ market has made it possible for businesses to shift up-front investments to manageable costs using an operating expenditure model. While purchasing equipment by CapEx means the business owns the asset, it also means the owner is stuck managing the… Read More»

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How Far Will Two Way Radios Work?

The most common question we hear regarding business walkie talkies is “how far will they work?” Unfortunately, this is a very difficult question to answer. A large number of factors affect the range of two way radios.  Transmit power, antenna efficiency, user height above ground and surrounding terrain, and urban vs. rural environments are just… Read More»

Why Migrating to Capacity Max (Cap Max) Is Critical for Nuclear Safety And Data Communications

Not only is Motorola’s Connect Plus now end-of-life, but the migration is critical for plants looking to increase nuclear safety and data communications. In a nutshell, Capacity Max offers powerful enhancements to security (including priority queuing override and Transmit Interrupt) and RF efficiency. It also offers the ability for over-the-air programming and battery management. The… Read More»

Why You Should Personalize Your Two Way Radios

Your local Tait distributors here. Last year we introduced Tait DMR TP3 portable radio: Tait’s most cost-effective radio. While there are a lot of other benefits to this two way radio (from the ability to instantly upgrade it without having to replace your radios) to its great value, there’s another big benefit: the fact that… Read More»

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10 Important Frequencies in the Canadian Wireless Spectrum

Spectrum is the lifeblood of wireless as witnessed by the recent multi-billion dollar prices paid for new cellular spectrum in Canada. Cellular carriers and broadcasters manage spectrum everyday as they are in the communications business. This post is for everyone else – the businesses and government for whom wireless communications is a means to accomplish… Read More»