BearCom’s Motorola BC130 Recognized by Construction Industry Publications as a Top 50 Product for Contractors

The Motorola BC130 has been a winner for years, and now it’s official.

This BearCom-branded two-way radio has been recognized in the Contractors’ Top 50 New Products awards made annually by Equipment Today magazine and The awards are based on reader interest in earthmoving, road-building, lifting, demolition, transportation, and technology products. The Motorola BC130 was among four technology products honored, along with a rugged smartphone, a grade-control system, and an operator vision system.

“We’re always pleased to see our products recognized for their quality and utility, especially when the recognition comes from the people who use them,” BearCom President & CEO Jerry Denham said in a news release. “This award is especially satisfying, because the Motorola BC130 is manufactured for us by Motorola Solutions and is available exclusively through BearCom.”

The Motorola BC130 has proven very popular with customers who want a device that is compact, lightweight, and easy to use. A rugged, die-cast chassis gives the BC130 greater protection, making it ideal for everyday and commercial use, both indoors and outdoors. It offers 16 channels and 5 watts of power. The BC130 has adjustable power levels, accessory connectors, and squelch levels that help minimize interference from weak signals. Each is sold with an antenna, spring belt clip, Lithium-Ion battery, rapid charger base, and power supply.

The BC130 is one of three BearCom-branded two-way radios, and it remains the most popular, especially so when it comes to two-way radio rentals. It’s a great choice for customers who need to rent a large number of radios and want to do so cost effectively.

The BC130 also is popular with customers across a range of other industries, including education and security, and among companies involved in warehousing operations. A great number of radio users want simply to talk and listen, and the BC130 gives them a durable, utilitarian device that’s also a great value.

In announcing the awards, said, “The third annual Contractors’ Top 50 New Products awards, hosted by Equipment Today magazine and, is a program that lets construction equipment owners and end users be the judges in selecting the award recipients. Nominees were determined based on reader inquiries on new products featured in the magazine over a 12-month period, along with page views and inquiries on the portal website.”

The publication said, “This year’s recipients include some clear-cut choices, as well as more than a few surprises.” A complete list is available at

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