Procuring a P25 network is a large project, with many crucial things to consider. Fortunately, you’re not on your own. Learn P25 Best Practice from 30 Industry experts with over 450 combined years experience. A comprehensive and authoritative guide to P25 radio.

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One of the biggest movers and shakers in the Unified Critical Communications space is LTE. Although its ability to transfer huge amounts of broadband data is revolutionary, can LTE ever replace LMR? In Lesson Three of the Introduction to Unified Critical Communications course, Dr Jan Noordhof explores what exactly LTE is, the role it can play in mission critical communications, and where it sits among existing LMR technology.

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The trusty portable radio has been an indispensable piece of equipment for workers in a range of industries for decades. As technology advances, so have the features available in these devices. Today, there is an abundance of options, but what do they all mean, and what features should you look for in a portable radio? To help you make good decisions when selecting portable radios, we created a free guide, so you can be sure you choose the right radio to keep your team safe and connected.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused worldwide disruptions to the way we live and work. All around the world, organizations need to respond to the immense challenges the crisis presents, and find alternative ways of working to minimize the impact it has on operations. This article on a COVID-19 forced transition to a work-from-home environment was written and published on May 21, 2020 on LinkedIn by Dennis Buchanan, Telecommunications Technician II at Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, who has kindly given his permission to republish it here.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that in order to stop the spread of disease, we need to rethink hygiene best practices. Besides personal and workplace hygiene, the current crisis has also highlighted and reinforced the importance of handheld device hygiene.

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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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