Radio Communication Codes: Useful Codes for Communicating by Radio

By |2023-05-18T16:25:34+00:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: Radios|

Wireless communication dominates human life today, but its history as a technology spans less than a century. The two-way radio, also known as the walkie-talkie, changed several fields. Emergency response, warfare, and organizational communication all transformed due to its presence. Big buttons allow the use of radio even with heavy gloves. Rugged construction helps radios survive in [...]

Two Way Radio Communication: 10 Top Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

By |2023-04-21T01:08:52+00:00April 19th, 2023|Categories: Radios|

In 2020, there were 29,452 fire departments in the United States. Out of 1,042,200 firefighters, 35% of them were career firefighters, and the rest were volunteers. Firefighters are known for often using a two-way radio for communication. This allows different firefighters to keep in touch with others who may not be around. In some situations, two-way [...]

Radio Lingo: A Guide to Walkie-Talkie Talk

By |2023-03-12T01:09:51+00:00March 9th, 2023|Categories: Radios|

Hollywood isn't the most accurate source of information in the best of cases. And definitely not when it comes to radio lingo. You might have heard the most common phrases like "Stop' and "Roger," but is that really how professionals speak on radio transmissions? We want to clear the air about how to use this lingo properly. Keep [...]

How to Increase Tactical Efficiency With Two Way Radio Communication

By |2023-02-11T14:50:52+00:00February 9th, 2023|Categories: Radios|

When asked what makes the US military so mighty, the first answer might be to point to its weaponry. But the unsung heroes of the most powerful military in the world are often in less flashy things, such as logistics. And the military would be nothing without this valuable tool: two-way radio communication. From emergency management [...]

What Are the Benefits of Using a BKR5000 BK Radio?

By |2023-01-26T04:40:09+00:00February 5th, 2023|Categories: Radios|

When your firefighters are confronted with a large blaze, their hose and axe aren't the only tools that enable them to save the day. Their BK radio is just as much of a lifesaver. Many fire departments and police departments feel this way. That is why the market for these two-way radios is expected to increase [...]

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 [...]

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