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

The Tait TP3 is a flexible and customizable portable radio that offers great value for small businesses.  Jensen Steel Fabricators in New Zealand use a fleet of TP3s for yard communications, and have seen great benefits since they were introduced. 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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Tait P25 provides instant and reliable communications that are trusted and used around the globe.  With exceptional audio, safety features, and plenty of migration options, Tait P25 is a secure, future-proof, public safety grade critical communications solution.

This article looks at some of the detail behind each of these areas:

  • Proven Experience – Customer Stories
  • Smarter, Safer working with GPS, GeoFencing, Lone Worker and Man Down
  • Exceptional Audio – Hear important calls in the moments that matter
  • Industry Leading Flexibility, Proven... Continue Reading

Did you know that Tait mobiles and portables are now capable of automated location controlled behavior through GeoFencing?  This is a powerful, unique capability that increases efficiency and worker safety – geographic areas and boundaries can be programmed for your Tait radio to automatically take certain actions based on its location.  This is independent of the network, dispatch, or any other software applications!

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Proudly made in New Zealand, the Tait 9300 product family has grown to include an entry-level mobile and portable radio, providing value-for-money features in a Tait Tough package. The TP9310 and TM9315 standard packages are dual mode, able to operate on both Conventional Analog and DMR Tier 2 Conventional networks in addition to simplex calls.

Built on the Tait Tough mission critical TP9300 platform, the TP9310 portable radio delivers:

  • 16 channels
  • IP67 dust/waterproof
  • Integrated GPS software option
  • Built-in mandown & lone worker features
  • Encryption... Continue Reading

What is it?
The RF performance of all Base Station, Mobile or Portable radios is quantified in a set of specifications given in deciBels (dB). One set of RF performance specifications describes the Transmitter performance, another describes the Receiver performance. For some RF performance specifications, a larger number is better; and for others, a smaller number is best. There are minimum acceptable RF performance specifications prescribed by regulatory authorities such as ETSI (Europe) and FCC (USA). Meeting these is mandatory.

Some RF performance specifications are more... Continue Reading

Just four days after commissioning a Tait DMR Tier 3 system in Canterbury, New Zealand, the region was hit by a huge storm. Electricity Ashburton (EA) Networks Network Manager, Brendon Quinn, tells us how Tait and EA Networks worked together to design and implement the Tait DMR Tier 3 solution and how the storm caused him to rethink his position on trunking.

Connection Issue 5 – Click here to read this article online

“Back in 2011, we had a single repeater part way up the mountains so coverage, particularly on the eastern seaboard... Continue Reading

by Lorraine Bonisch, Editor, Connection Magazine

Connection issue 5 is now live. This issue features technical perspectives and thought-provoking articles to inform, challenge and educate radio communications decision makers.

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If you would like to catch up on the previous editions, you can read through article by article on our blog. Each article can be viewed by using the Connection Tag Continue Reading

Tait TP9300 DMR Portable Radio

The TP9300 is one of the most advanced portable radios in the market, and now, it is reaching new heights. With the new Quad-Mode functionality, users are now able to switch between four different standards (Analog Conventional, MPT1327, DMR Tier 2 and DMR Tier 3) on any one radio. But that’s just one of the great features we’ve built in, the TP9300 also includes:

  • Tait Tough Mission Critical Build Quality
  • Enhanced Vocoder for Voice Clarity
  • Man Down Emergency
  • Full Interoperability
  • Smooth Network Migration
  • Stun and Revive
  • GPS Technology

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