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BearCom celebrates 35 years of offering wireless communications solutions

January 15, 2016, Dallas, TX – BearCom announced their 35th anniversary of providing wireless communications equipment sales, rentals and services. BearCom is now Motorola Solutions largest two-way radio dealer and integrator in the world and serves a multitude of customers in all types of industries, commercial enterprises and the public sector. Founded in 1981, at that time the business focus was to provide Motorola two-way radios (walkie-talkies) for rentals. The company had initial success .

Matching Your Radios to Your Precise Business Environment

There’s a two-way radio for just about every business or industry setting. For instance, the radios that firefighters carry into a burning building will be a lot different than the radios hostesses use to seat you at a restaurant. You need to match the two-way radio you buy to the environment it will be used in. Otherwise, you’ll either pay for stuff you don’t really need, or perhaps you’ll neglect features that can save .

Improving the Two-Way Radio Range: Repeaters, Antennas, Bi-Directional Amplifiers, and More

One of the most persistent challenges of using two-way radios (walkie-talkies) is moving out of two-way radio range and cutting off your conversation. You can’t fight physics – under specific conditions, radio signals travel in highly specific ways. If you violate these principles, your conversation fades out or ends altogether. Depending on the kind of radio you’re using, your repeater network, the design of your antenna, obstacles and terrain, a radio signal can travel anywhere .

How Top Industries Use Two-Way Radios

When you’re thinking about buying two-way radios (walkie-talkies) for your organization, it helps to understand how your competitors are already using radios. After all, people in a broad spectrum of industries have already decided that the push-to-talk advantages of two-way radios offer a better choice than cellphones, landlines, texting and email. The sectors below are some of the most likely to use two-way radios to streamline communications and make their operations more efficient: Two-Way .

The Audio Quality Advantages of Digital Radios

Improved audio quality is one of the best reasons to use digital two-way radios (walkie-talkies) in commercial settings. Particularly in environments where radios are used by mobile work teams who move around a lot over large distances and need to stay in instant communication with other people in their organizations. Plus, when work operations are particularly noisy, digital radios really prove their value. Picture construction sites with equipment and vehicles running in the background, or factory floors .

Motorola Solutions Transitioning Intrinsically Safe Radios from FM to UL

Intrinsically Safe two-way radios (walkie-talkies) approved to the FM3610_88 standard may only be manufactured through the end of December 2015. The FM3610_88 expired in 2012 and affects products from all Land Mobile Radio manufacturers, that are certified to this standard. There are no known safety issues with two-way radios certified under the FM3610_88 standard. FM approved radios that are deployed in the field will maintain their FM Intrinsically Safe approval status. Motorola is adapting .

A profile of the best times for commercial customers to buy two-way radios

Ideally, your organization will have all the two-way radios (walkie-talkies) you need in-place and ready-to-go when needed to cover peak operating times. BearCom is ready to help you select the right models with features that best suit your users and your environment. Buy Two-Way Radios There are many factors to consider when deciding to purchase two-way radios. Some examples include: What is your immediate need and what are your future needs? Are your existing radios reaching end-of-life, which .

5 Reasons to Rent Two-Way Radios for Your Next Event

Somebody has to ride herd over that summer concert series, Fourth of July fireworks show or downtown art fair.  It’s Summer, after all, and people are practically desperate to be out and about.   Summer also means event planners are thinking about the two-way radio (walkie-talkie) network they’ll need to keep people safe and ensure things run smoothly. The savvy ones know the advantages of renting radios, repeaters and accessories — and they have planned .

Equipping a Golf Course Staff with Two-Way Radios

Two-way radios (walkie-talkies) are must-have tools for golf course workers, who know better than to rely on spotty cell phone coverage. A course warden depends on having a radio to call the groundskeepers to clear out branches blown down in overnight storms. Course pros, bartenders and restaurant staff also rely on radios to streamline customer service. At BearCom, we recommend that golf course managers equip their staffs with basic, industrial-strength radios like the CP200d from .

Why Do Organizations that Rent Two-Way Radios Choose BearCom? Reason #1: Inventory

BearCom rents two-way radios used at some of the highest-profile events in America—events like the Super Bowl, World Series, and New York Marathon, as well as gatherings like South by Southwest, Burning Man, and the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. BearCom has provided radios used at the Olympic Games, World Cup competitions for both soccer and cricket, and World Youth Day. BearCom once assisted with the NBA All-Star Game and the Academy Awards on .