Industry Canada Radio License Renewals

As a radio communications specialist it’s vital to keep our customers informed of any fundamental changes to their radio communications systems or services that may require their attention… or our attention on their behalf. One of the most common areas of confusion results from frequency licensing and renewals. The following excerpt from the Industry Canada…

DAS 101: Introduction to Distributed Antenna Systems

The basic idea behind a Distributed Antenna System(DAS) is to utilize several different antennas over a required coverage area. Using this approach lessens the overall power requirements, as these more localized antennas can be placed more effectively to suit a smaller area rather than having a single, larger antenna that is a compromise for the…

In & Out of Your Vehicle Constantly? Consider Motorola’s Remote Speaker Microphone

If you depend on your high-powered mobile radio for communications on remote job sites yet often find yourself working outside of your vehicle, then Motorola’s long-range Wireless Bluetooth Remote Speaker Microphone is a perfect solution to maintain mission-critical communication at all times. The Wireless Remote Speaker Microphone (RSM) allows workers who must constantly leave their…

VHF vs UHF: How to Decide?

You’d be amazed by how many people – even those that use radio communications as a part of their daily professional life – are still unclear on the differences between UHF and VHF radios. With a little research (or by talking with a capable communications expert) the strengths and weaknesses of each can be easily…

Licensed Frequencies: 5 Things to Know

Did you know that all owners of VHF or UHF two way radios that have either a power output greater than 0.5W or a detachable antenna must be licensed by Industry Canada? In fact, it is illegal to possess, install, or operate a radio without proper authorization from Industry Canada. Here are the 5 things…