There is no single technology that provides reliable communication across different terrains and varying demand, which is why Unified Critical Communications combines the strengths of multiple bearers to mitigate their individual weaknesses. In this fourth lesson of the What is Unified Critical Communications course, we consider some of the pros and cons of multiple bearers and devices.

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Increasingly, public buildings, institutions, industrial plants and commercial complexes demand critical communications that keep their workers, infrastructure and operations, and the public safe. Tait coverage expert Craig Given takes Connection Magazine through some of the issues that radio network operators face, in providing seamless coverage across their area of operations.

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Unified Critical Communications have a lot to offer you and your organization. It is an approach that is both radical, and deceptively simple. In the fourth lesson of the Introduction to Unified Critical Communications course, we take a look at the benefits of a unified communications strategy, beginning with high level benefits.

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Australian Air Force Cadets from 210 Squadron, based in Toowoomba, Queensland, recently conducted basic radio communications training using resources from www.taitradioacademy.com.

The cadets learned basic radio procedures, the Phonetic Alphabet, and best practices for radio operation, to ensure clear and concise communications.  After a half day classroom session, they put their skills to the test by sending and receiving phonetic alphabet encoded messages using portable radios.  These skills will assist the cadets when they complete their... Continue Reading

2019 marks 50 years of Tait Communications helping customers stay safe and productive. The company was established in 1969 by Sir Angus Tait, who believed that strong research and a commitment to listening to customers would build a business that stands the test of time. That vision continues as we look forward to the innovations we can bring customers in the future. Today we reflect on some of our favorite stories from 2019.

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Connection Magazine collects interesting and informative stories from the critical communications world.  Over nearly a decade, Connection has become a well known and trusted industry resource. Continue Reading

Your audio experience is vital to quality, reliable, critical communications.  Hear that call for help the first time for improved worker safety, and to keep voice channels clear.  Respond with confidence, knowing your voice will be heard in the loudest of environments.

The latest Tait portable radios feature best-in-class audio that’s loud and clear.  All Tait radios are built to exceed international standards with excellent sensitivity, range, and crystal clear voice functionality.  Here are 9 ways to tailor and optimize your audio... Continue Reading

One of the biggest movers and shakers in the Unified Critical Communications space is LTE. The broadband data capabilities could change the game, but will LTE ever replace LMR? Can First Responders rely on LTE to support their communications during emergencies or major events? Who is guiding the development of LTE? What’s the difference between Public and Private LTE? Continue Reading

Rainer Grob is an engineer and owner of Nova Funk Engineering AG, mobile comms specialists in Lucerne, Switzerland. He talks to Connection Magazine about the changes he has seen over his career, and Switzerland’s unique communications environment.

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Trying to decide which forms of wireless communication are right for your organization?  In the second lesson of Introduction to Unified Critical Communications, we look at the pros and cons of LMR, WiFi, Satellite, and LTE. Continue Reading