Comms Connect is always a key event for critical communications in the Australasia region. This year due to COVID-19, the show went virtual. Leading professionals from all over Australia and the rest of the World debated where the critical communications industry is heading. Peter Scarlata CEO Simoco Australasia presented on a major talking point in the industry: “Next-generation land mobile radio systems — how does the industry keep radio relevant”, the presentation was very well received by industry peers.
Regular cleaning of your professional mobile radio equipment and accessories during the COVID-19 pandemic
A number of our customers have been asking us about the recommended guidance of cleaning our radios and accessories during the corona virus (COVID-19) outbreak. It is not fully known how long the corona virus lasts on surfaces but recent tests carried out by scientists show it can survive for a minimum of 72 hours, this study was originally published in the preprint database medRxiv on March 11. A revised version was published March 17 in The New England Journal of Medicine. There are some reports of the virus which can survive on plastic or metal surfaces for up to 9 days.
Simoco Wireless Solutions supports local scout Jamboree event Mudbash with professional mobile radio solution
Last month saw the annual motor sport event Mudbash run by the Rover Section of Scouts Australia held on the Queen’s birthday weekend which fell on Friday the 7th of June until Monday the 10th of June 2019 and combines CAMS supported motor sport, general activities and camping. The event which saw its 47th anniversary attracted over 1500 participants and visitors.
The importance of our emergency services and the depth of their contribution to society cannot be overestimated.
Rapid response units, for the police, fire and ambulance services, all rely on a robust communications network to share information keeping their colleagues in the loop and saving lives.
In practice, this network will look very different depending on the service that is being provided, the location and the kind of emergencies they will typically be dealing with. However, Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) is one of the core communication technologies at the heart of many public safety operations.