Articles by tag: Radio

School Safety Becomes Enhanced Through Effective Communication Systems

With the academic year winding down, school administrators often turn their focus to enhancing campus safety—a major priority that never diminishes. For a special segment of “Icom,” this vital topic is explored, particularly on how robust communication systems can secure educational institutions more effectively. Kevin Davis, Assistant Director of Public Safety at Harding University,…

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Captain Kelly Details Some Facts About Marine VHF Radios and Their Use On Shore

In the latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction with Captain Kelly,” a pressing question is addressed that tangles with both maritime communication norms and legal nuances. For a brief explanation what’s true and what’s false into the often misunderstood regulations surrounding the use of handheld VHF radios on land is explored. Featuring Captain…

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Icom to Lead the Conversation on Radio System Integration at IWCE

As efficient communication continues to show that it is high-stakes in today’s world, especially in critical infrastructure, the upcoming IWCE (International Wireless Communications Expo) serves as a crucial convergence point for industry leaders and innovators. This year, the event, which will be held from March 25-28, is set to take an in-depth look at…

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The Evolution of Icom’s Products Sustains the Hobbyist’s Passion For Radio

As the world moves forward in the digital age, technology that holds roots in the past continues to make an impact, and the evolution of Icom’s products is a major part of that. Amateur radio, often referred to as “ham radio,” is one such technology. Despite the rise of contemporary communication modes, ham radio…

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How an Amateur Radio Journey Was Nurtured With the Right Communication Tools

Because today is all about digital communication and social media, the allure of amateur radio may seem anachronistic to some. Yet for enthusiasts like Jackson Mettler, it represents a world of curiosity, learning, and community. From childhood walkie-talkie games to founding his high school’s first amateur radio club and dreams of a career in…

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Radio is the Backbone of Live Entertainment and Plays a Vital Role in Digital Communication

High-tech gadgets and digital communication devices are at the forefront of today’s entertainment. It may surprise some but radio, a century-old technology, remains a vital tool in live entertainment production. The ability to facilitate real-time, multi-department communication has made radio an integral part of this industry. As the entertainment world continues to evolve, the…

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Young People and Women Are Excited About Ham Radio at Dayton Hamvention 2023

YouTuber, Ham Radio DX, gives an insider look at this year’s three-day Dayton Hamvention. He highlighted the fun activities at the event, which featured a vibrant exhibition area showcasing the latest equipment, including products from Icom, and technology solutions, along with educational programs and expert-led sessions on various topics. Ham Radio DX also captured…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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Genesys Aerosystems’ EFIS Now Certified on Airbus AS350/355
November 20, 2020

Mineral Wells, TX (November 17, 2020) –– Genesys Aerosystems announced today that the IDU-680 and IDU-450 EFIS displays with 8.0K software have earned Supplemental Type Certification on the Airbus AS350/355 helicopters. The Level A certified IDU-680 and IDU-450 EFIS utilize ADAHRS, and GPS SBAS data for precision aircraft operations, including RNP and LPV approaches. The large-format, 10.4…

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Zoom’s Growth Comes With Addressing Security Concerns
April 27, 2020

On this snippet of Business Casual, producer Taylor Bagley leads another installment of Secure the Bag, laying out companies’ strategic decisions and asking: Was it a good move for the growth of the business? Did they “secure the bag?” Bagley gave analysis on Zoom’s unanticipated growth during this pandemic, and how with great power…

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New Wifi Spectrum is Officially Open to ISPs and Consumers
April 27, 2020

On this snippet of Business Casual, hosts Tyler Kern and Daniel litwin, and producer Taylor Bagley, walk through the recent FCC vote to allow unlicensed use of 6GHz wifi spectrum. The biggest spectrum addition since the FCC’s initial expansion of wifi in 1989, the FCC’s vote is being met with both praise and disdain….

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Slaughterhouse Closures are Disrupting the Food Supply Chain
April 27, 2020

On this Business Casual snippet, hosts Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern and producer Taylor Bagley give analysis on the dozens of beef, pork and chicken processing plants that have closed due to the pandemic. High-speed, close-quarters, and grueling work have made meat processing facilities hubs for the spread of COVID-19, escalating to the point…

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Communication is Essential when Lives Are on the Line
February 10, 2020

Communication technologies are so readily available and so widely accepted that it’s possible for the general public to take them for granted. “This is somewhat overlooked in our day and age,” said Chuck Cox, Product Marketing Engineer at Astronics Test Systems, on this episode of the Software and Technology podcast. “But, when lives depend on…

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Germany Brings 5G to Soccer Stadiums
September 30, 2019

Soccer is among the most timeless and traditional of sports but at least one league is on the cutting edge of a new technology. VfL Wolfsburg, a club in Germany’s Bundesliga, debuted a 5G technology to improve the fan experience at its home stadium. The league partnered with Vodafone to develop an app that…

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U.S. Farmers Take a Hit, Tabletop Technology, Did Disney Swing and Miss?
August 13, 2019

On this episode of Business Casual, Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern tackle the biggest stories facing the world of B2B businesses and brands, including: U.S. farmers were hit again in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China as the Chinese Commerce Ministry announced that China will no longer be buying American agricultural products….

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Starbucks Tests Delivery, Krispy Kreme Gets a Makeover and Pizza Hut Tries Cubbies
July 30, 2019

Will a digital facelift to Krispy Kreme stores be what propels the brand into modern brick and mortar retail? Will Starbucks see popularity on Uber Eats? Should Pizza Hut remove the human touch point from the pick-up process? Give this snippet a listen for hot takes. Bullish or Bearish is a regular segment appearing…

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