Importance of Two Way Radios.
It is the two-way radios that kept people connected before the cell phones came by. Additionally, you can still use them even in this cell phone era. In job site, mobile phones are often used in communication because they are multi-functional and even convenient. 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. When an emergency or disaster occurs, cell service network also goes. Because the two-way radios do not depend on that, they will still be working during that time. Also, communication during emergencies will reach more people if you can relay the message to a group. Through these radios, everyone who is listening will be able to get the message you are trying to convey. If you were using a mobile phone, you will have to dial the contacts of everyone individually and this takes a lot of time. 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. In the event that they have to be taken to rough environments, you can comfortably use them unlike mobile phones which require you to buy a casing not to mention the fact that they do not get damaged because of falls. The radios are built according to IP and military specifications which means the environment has been considered in their use. Because most job sites do not have charging ports where the two-way radios can be charged, their batteries can last for long hours with someone extending up to 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.
The amount of money you will spend in buying a two way radio is very low compared to what people spend on cell phones. There are some mobile phones which cost even one thousand dollars and above and those will drain the firm’s budget if you ought to get them. 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. Another merit of the two way radios is the fact that the messages to be passed across will be clear despite the environment or weather conditions. You can discover more about two-way radios from Brentwood Communications here.