Most cases for portable radios don't meet the demands of public safety users, but A&W is the exception, particularly with their Area51 nylon ballistic cloth versions.
American Technology Corporation offers an innovative line of products for tactical and marine applications where "focused sound" can be used for hailing over long distances or even as a defensive weapon.
Codan designs and builds exceptional communications equipment
for High Frequency (HF) Radio, Satellite and Digital Microwave
Daniels is world-renowned for their highly-reliable repeaters and base stations. We have found their equipment to be unusually rugged and the lowest current draw in the business, making it an ideal choice for tactical equipment and remote tower sites with harsh environmental conditions and limited power.
We often recommend Data Radio for mobile data terminal applications utilizing 700 MHz because of their dual-transceiver approach, which provides better coverage and more reliable connections.
Datron is one of the leading providers of milspec VHF radio transceivers to military customers worldwide, which we sometimes find is the right solution for public safety users.
VHF P25 Digital users in harsh environments will appreciate the heritage of Datron's Guardian products, translated for use in public safety and wildland firefighting in particular.
We consider Icom to be an excellent choice for public safety with their experience with marine radios in harsh environments, and their leadership work in digital radios including P25 Digital.
Infinimode is quietly innovating the interoperability switch market with their Infinimode G4 and G5 product lines, offering an easier-to-use and more rugged alternative to the JPS ACU-1000. We often recommend their products for mobile installations.
IPC provides fully-integrated dispatch consoles for large 911/Dispatch Centers, and also offers a product line for smaller applications (formerly known as Orbicom).
IP Radio installations often call for specialized products to get the most out of the technology, and IPVoiceCommand(tm) delivers innovative solutions.
Kenwood is a leading
developer of communications equipment. Their land mobile
portables, mobiles and custom systems are acknowledged to be a
top choice in the world market, particularly by first
responders, and are a trusted supplier to business and industry.
Link was one of the first manufacturers to innovate with interoperability switches in a variety of form factors and features. We find their audio quality to be outstanding.
Motorola is a communications leader with a diverse portfolio of
two-way radio products for public safety including portable,
mobile, repeater, networking and testing equipment.
Motosat is a proven provider of satellite devices. We often specify their products for mobile command posts and remote communications installations (whether fixed or mobile), in part because we can command the satellite dish and transceiver remotely.
One of the leading antenna manufacturers, we almost always recommend Radiall Larsen for mobile installations and for a high-performance alternative for handheld and portable radios.
Stone Mountain makes the most rugged, submersible, high-quality audio speaker-microphones anywhere. We often recommend them as an alternative to the radio manufacturer's OEM models.
The leader in fixed antenna installations for buildings, towers and other harsh environments.
One of the leaders in dispatch consoles, headsets, and IP Radio, we recommend Telex Vega products to many of our customers, particularly 911 and dispatch centers.
True North is the leading innovator for packs and transport systems in the wildland fire market, and we also recommend their products for SAR, tactical/SWAT teams, and disaster strike teams. They make the best chest harness for radios in the world.
With more than 20,000 end users licensed for their IP Radio technology, Twisted Pair Solutions' WAVE(tm) technology is the market leader. Although relatively new to public safety, WAVE is deployed extensively in military and intelligence markets worldwide. We consider their technology the best choice for large deployments and enterprise -class customers.