It happens more often than you might think… an employee comes in to tell the boss “someone ran over my radio”.
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?
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!
Wet Electronic Device We’ve found a new innovative product available to assist in saving a wet 2-way radio or cell phone.
We often are asked by friends, family and clients about the status of 2-way radio in a world where everyone seems to be carrying their own personal communications device, a cell phone. Here are some of our thoughts and thoughts of those in this industry concerning this subject.
Many in the growing industry use push-to-talk radio technology instead of cellular for on-site communications. A variety of reasons include: two-way radios are dedicated primarily to voice capabilities, which support immediate person-to-person and group communications; and while smart phones provide many features and Apps, it is the simplicity of two-way radio that makes it attractive for situations where simple communication is important. Simply push the button and talk!
Superglue-like adhesives are an explosive/fire danger to a technician with a soldering iron repairing a 2-way radio. When touched with a hot iron components can actually be blown off the component board causing a danger to the eyes, face and hands of the repair technician.
The advantages of digital two-way radios are much like you would have experience when changing to a digital cellphone a few years ago, 40% longer battery life, clearer transmissions, and a small to moderate increase in range.