Getting the Most Out of Your BK Radio KNG P150

By |2023-01-23T01:43:13+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Radios|

Have you just been given a new BK Radio KNG P150, but you're not sure how to use all the features? This can be a frustrating experience, especially if you're trying to use the radio in a hurry. We're here to help. In this guide, we'll break down each feature of the BK Radio KNG P150 and [...]

How to Get Started With the BKR 5000 Portable Radio

By |2022-12-28T20:49:46+00:00December 28th, 2022|Categories: Radios|

According to the National Fire Protection Association, every 23 seconds, a fire department responds to a fire somewhere in the country. First responders, whether they're law enforcement officers, domestic firefighters, or wildland firefighters, understand that they need reliable communication devices to be safe.  So how do you know if the communication device you're holding on your [...]

How to Get Started With the BKR 9000 Multi-Band Portable Radio

By |2022-12-27T18:04:46+00:00December 27th, 2022|Categories: Radios|

Wondering how to get the most out of your BKR 9000? This guide is for you. The BKR 9000 portable radio is a versatile, multi-band radio that is perfect for emergency communications. In this blog post, we will show you how to get started with the BKR 9000 and explain some of its key features. With [...]

An Informed Operator: The Benefit of an Amateur Radio License

By |2022-11-16T16:32:13+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: Radios|

Like most people, you probably think of amateur radio as a hobby. While that's undoubtedly true, there's much more to it than that. In the US alone, there are over 700,000 licensed amateur radio operators, and many of them use their skills and knowledge to help out in times of need. Amateur radio is a vital communications [...]

5 Things You Need to Know About the BKR9000 Multi-Band Radio

By |2022-10-25T20:23:05+00:00October 25th, 2022|Categories: Radios|

Radios aren't just for music. A 2021 survey of first responders revealed that 68% use mobile radios on most days, even with the rise of smartphones. Yet 18% of first responders feel that their agency's technology isn't enough to handle a crisis. BK Technologies is one of the world's leading manufacturers of radios. They have introduced [...]

Everything You Need to Know About the BKR5000 P25 Radio

By |2022-09-21T22:02:14+00:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: Radios|

The two-way radio has evolved from its origins in 1907. The BKR5000 is one in a long line of radios descended from the original and developed for public safety organizations and agencies' usage. This lineup also includes the BKR9000, which has many of the same capabilities with a few upgrades. If you're wondering what sets these apart from [...]

Best Radios for the Forestry Industry in 2022

By |2022-08-10T21:38:49+00:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Radios|

There are over 12,000 forestry jobs in America. And as the industry becomes more significant, there is a need to improve tools and resources so employees can carry out their job to the best of their ability.  So, what is an essential tool for forestry workers?  In the forestry industry, radios are crucial for keeping workers [...]

Critical Communications: The Extraordinary Role of Wildland Fire Radios

By |2022-08-03T19:16:07+00:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Radios|

Did you know that in hospitals, miscommunication is one of the top causes of preventable deaths? That's in more of a controlled environment. Imagine how miscommunication can affect someone's chance of life during a natural disaster or emergency situation in a less controlled environment. Wildland fire radios help to reduce the chances of miscommunication. They also [...]

Firefighter Radio Codes—Let’s Talk Fire

By |2022-03-28T15:45:13+00:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Radios|

When you hear the radio conversations between dispatchers and firefighters, do you understand what they’re saying? Have you ever wondered what all the jargon and lingo mean? If you’re interested in becoming a firefighter it’s something you need to know. The first radio transmission happened in 1906. Since then, an entire language of codes and phrases [...]

5 Reasons Why Your Fire Department Needs a BK Radio

By |2020-11-16T18:57:10+00:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Radios|

The market for land mobile radios is worth $8.24 billion and is expected to reach $20.82 by 2022. They help professionals communicate during emergencies, making them an essential tool for any fire department. The high demand for quality mobile radios has lead to an influx of providers, and it can be difficult to choose among all [...]

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