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Have your wishes come true yet?

Feb 10, 2017 1:13:57 PM , Satu Lamberg

Think back five to ten years. As a professional mobile radio user, what capabilities did your radio lack and that you wished it could have? Today, have your wishes come true?

Well we asked several users and here are the top five things from their wish list – see how many you agree with.

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Feb 3, 2017 11:47:41 AM , Jukka Saari

How to avoid 5 communication challenges thanks to your radio

Do you find your radios difficult to use? Ever have the signal drop out, cutting you off from dispatchers? Read on to discover how PMR radios can meet these challenges as well as others that users and the network may face.

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Jan 30, 2017 10:15:56 AM , Jouni Kemppainen

Top 6 TETRA functions for healthcare

Caring for desperately sick or injured people is the definition of mission critical. In situations where every second counts, healthcare professionals need quick, reliable communications. Read on to discover how TETRA radio communication meets this need with six top functions.

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Jan 20, 2017 11:26:56 AM , Mika Myllymäki

Smarter radios rewrite the rules

Ever wondered why TETRA radios work the way they do? Could they be more like the devices we use in our everyday lives? Can a smartphone cut it in the demanding world of emergency services?

The whole concept of professional communication is changing as it adapts to new ways that people work. A novel product is set to rewrite the rules of professional communication. Read on for the full story.

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Jan 6, 2017 11:11:07 AM , Päivi Laakso-Kuivalainen

Why group calls must tick the critical communications boxes

We often see tables comparing radio technologies or solutions, with 'group call' marked with a single yes/no check box. Yet, is that really fair? 

A group call is much more than 'yes, it can be done', or 'no, only one-to-one calls are possible'.

How much more? A lot more. Here are ten capabilities that first spring to mind when I think about group calls.

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Dec 30, 2016 11:04:55 AM , Tapio Mäkinen

Photo review: Around the world in 16 events

Whether in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Botswana, Ecuador, or Vietnam; PMR evolution and hybrid solutions have been hot topics in this year's events. Can you spot familiar faces or places in this photo review? 

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Dec 23, 2016 11:37:14 AM , Tiina Saaristo

Holiday gift idea - 5 top downloads in 2016

For the holiday season, I’ve put together a package of this year’s five most popular downloads from our website. This is my gift to you. But it’s also a gift idea, because you can share the package with others!

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Dec 16, 2016 11:18:48 AM , Mika Myllymäki

Eight tips to extend the battery life for your duty smartphone

Your new duty mobile phone or hybrid device looks good and will keep you and your customers safe – but how do you  make sure you will still have battery power left at the end of your shift? 

Most smartphones use Li-On batteries these days – and here are eight great ways to make your device run for longer between recharges.

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Dec 9, 2016 1:01:08 PM , Kirstin Bircks

Five top highlights of PMR Expo

In November, Cologne hosted the PMR Expo, central Europe's largest annual PMR exhibition. It was a terrific event across the board, but five aspects particularly caught my attention as they all reveal the growing demand from user organizations and innovative products to satisfy that demand.

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Dec 2, 2016 12:22:41 PM , Tiina Saaristo

Six reasons PMR base stations fascinate me

Engineers are awesome. I love it when they talk about their area of expertise. They may start a sentence in a regular way and then continue with a flow of terms and abbreviations that mean little to me. They often get quite excited about this too. It’s fascinating.

I also love engineers because they design and make things - such as base stations that serve PMR radios. Here are six reasons why I think base stations are fascinating, and why you should too.

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