Why Two Way Radios are Important for Your Firm.
Two-way radios were in use long before the smartphones were introduced. Note that these two-way radios are still useful even now which means you should not write them off as being outdated. In many job sites, you will find people using mobile phones because of convenience and also multi-functionality. No matter how much you are able to do with mobile phones, if you are at a job site you will find the two-way radios to be more useful. You will not have cell service and the landlines won’t be useful when an emergency has occurred. However, if you still have a two-way radio you will be able to communicate with other people. Also, communication during emergencies will reach more people if you can relay the message to a group. Two-way radios messages will be heard by anyone who is around. This will not be the case for those who are using cell phones because it requires you to dial a specific number depending on who you want to contact. In cases where you tell a particular person the message you want the rest of the group to get, the individual might forget to communicate and in some cases, the information is distorted as it is passed down the line which means the original message will be lost.
These radios are very portable given their light weight and it is not easy for them to be damaged. When you are going to a job site, you will not have to cover them using a case and even if they drop they will not crack. The radios are built according to IP and military specifications which means the environment has been considered in their use. Their batteries can go for long hours without the need to recharge them and some will be used for 24 hours. With a fully charged radio, you can be in the field all day long and you will be able to communicate with everyone who has a radio as well.
These radios are not as expensive as the mobile phones. Good mobile phones are expensive and they require investment in terms of thousands of dollars and this will be quite a cost if each department in your company requires such. With two way radios, you will not be paying for calling minutes, service contracts of even monthly fees. In addition, there is no need to buy one radio for every member of your team because one is enough for the entire department.The communication is always clear. You can discover more about two-way radios from Brentwood Communications here.