Push and hold the PTT button while transmittingOne common mistake many radio users make is starting to speak before they’ve completely pressing the PTT (push-to-talk button), or releasing the PTT before their transmission is complete. You might only miss a few words, but those words could be critical. It very well could be a matter…
Disinfecting your radios and audio devices: Radios may be disinfected by wiping them down with over-the-counter isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) with at least 70% alcohol concentration. When cleaning with isopropyl alcohol, the alcohol should never be applied directly to the device. It should be applied to a cloth, which is then used to wipe down…
Once a radio has become wet corrosion starts to form rather quickly.
Tilting your radio to the side or using a stubby antenna will reduce your range by up to 2/3s.
This bulging DTR series battery is from a radio that came into Delmmar’s 2-way radio repair center for repair. The customer has chosen to have their DTR650 radio repaired
Continual use of an old or bad battery can eventually cause wear and tear to the radio itself, resulting in the need for repair.
So you are probably used to seeing your local law enforcement officers wear a remote speaker mic on their shoulder. It’s identifiable, something that seems to be part of their uniform. But did you know many other industries use these devices too?
You never know when an elephant might be sitting atop your box during shipping.
Forget the old brick shaped radios. Motorola has recently introduced the SL300 portable radio.
e’ve seen clients improvise all kinds of devices to charge their radios when away from their home/office. Being this close to Halloween, we can tell you, several of these jury-rigged devices were downright scary!