Category Archives: Icom America

Two-Way Radios for boats are Essential Tools for Towboats and Barges

Constant danger is the traveling companion of anyone who works on towboats and barge crews. In the winter, heavy ice can block the channel. In the spring, heavy rains create flooding and treacherous currents. In the summer, pleasure boaters dart in and out of the main river channels, requiring perpetual diligence from towboat crews. All year round, the risk of accidents, falls and snapped cables requires the ability to immediately sound an alert or .

Two-Way Radios Help Keep Outdoor Venues Fun

It’s a lot of work bringing the fun all Summer – or all Winter. Whether they’re mowing fairways, patrolling ski runs or maintaining theme parks, people in the outdoor recreation business need the right tools to keep the visitors smiling. Rugged two-way radios (walkie-talkies) have been one of those vital tools for decades, bringing always-on connectivity to colleagues scattered across hundreds or even thousands of acres. Radios for outdoor recreation have several distinct requirements: Extreme water .

BearCom’s Two-Way Radio Partners Announce New Products at IWCE

The wireless industry takes its latest technologies to the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE), and this year was no exception as Motorola Solutions and Icom America both arrived in Las Vegas with new products. Motorola Solutions used IWCE, the wireless industry’s largest annual gathering, to announce the introduction of its APX1000 and APX4000XE portable radios, as well as the mobile APX Dual radio. That brings to 13 the number of Astro 25 radios in the .

BearCom’s 2014 Wireless Products, Services & Solutions Guide Heading to Customers Soon

Some companies publish catalogs filled with little more than pretty pictures and glowing product descriptions. Not BearCom. Our 2014 Wireless Products, Services & Solutions Guide, which is headed to customers early next week, is filled with detailed information about BearCom’s capabilities and scope, as well as updates on the latest innovations in wireless technology. “In this issue, we explore how digital technology is transforming two-way radios,” said BearCom’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kent Huffman, who .

BearCom Adds New Vertex Standard EVX-531 to Its Two-Way Radio Product Line

BearCom is adding the new Vertex Standard EVX-531 two-way radio to our product line, and officials here are predicting it will be a popular choice among customers looking for a talk-and-listen radio with dual analog and digital functionality. Two-Way Product Line “The Vertex EVX-531 fits perfectly into the simple talk-and-listen space that is still the most popular,” said BearCom’s Product & Purchasing Manager, Hugh Johnston. “Because it’s dual-mode analog and DMR digital, it’s fully .