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Whether in the air, on land, or at sea, the transportation industry relies on the very latest in wireless technologies to keep everyone safe and everything running smoothly.
Trucking companies, air cargo carriers, shipping lines, railways, and other types of transportation and logistics organizations now utilize wireless communications to keep them connected—everywhere, all the time.
It’s tempting to think the communication needs of a ferry service begin and end with a sturdy marine band VHF two-way radio. Yet ferry service operations need instant contact with far more people than the crews of nearby vessels — and they certainly cannot be tying up scarce marine channels with issues unrelated to navigation. […]Read more →
Portable radios might not seem like an obvious choice for helicopter pilots, who have to keep both hands (and feet) on the controls to fly the aircraft. But the incredible versatility of a helicopter creates a host of scenarios where a portable aviation radio could prove crucial, such as: Emergency response — A pilot who has to leave […]Read more →
Air tour companies guide tourists to scenic splendor at places like the Grand Canyon and the volcanoes of Hawaii. It’s a great business to be in, but it has a lot of complications. Weather can turn ugly in an instant. Passengers can become ill, requiring consultations with authorities on the ground. Aircraft can develop engine […]Read more →
Towboats and barges provide the cheapest way to ship grain, coal, petroleum and other non-perishable commodities from the nation’s heartland to its ocean ports. According to industry sources, a towboat pushing a barge on a river can move a ton of cargo nearly 10 times farther than a tractor-trailer hauling that same ton down the […]Read more →