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How to Keep a Radio Ready for Any Mission-Critical Situation

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When I mentioned to one of my friends about LocusUSA’s DiagnostX, touch-free, over-the-air radio waveform analyzer, he immediately replied, “Sounds like the OnStar™ system in my car. It tells me…

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A Hidden Feature of Land Mobile Radios (LMR) You Need to Know About

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Portable and mobile radios contain a crystal oscillator to keep them on frequency, but these reference oscillators tend to drift over time. These crystals are directly impacted by the voltages…

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A Way to Improve Mission-Critical Communications During COVID-19

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Haven’t had time to bring your radios in for service? It can be a challenge for public safety and government agencies to maintain their two-way radios on an annual basis,…

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Top 5 Questions Agencies Are Asking About DiagnostX

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Here are some questions public safety and government agencies are curious to know about DiagnostX: What is DiagnostX? DiagnostX is a touch-free, over-the-air radio waveform analyzer that monitors the performance…

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LocusUSA Participates in PTIG’s Latest White Paper on the Evolution of P25

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LocusUSA was one of several companies asked to be a part of Project 25 Technology Interest Group’s (PTIG) recently released white paper, Project 25 Testing: Products, Services, and Solutions. The…

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Why Most Two-Way Radios Fail

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Besides the obvious signs of a broken antenna or dead battery, most two-way radios fail because they are poorly maintained. These instruments use an internal reference oscillator to maintain frequency,…

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You Could Be a Hero with DiagnostX Technology

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What if you could tell that a two-way radio is about to fail before it does? Imagine being able to evaluate the frequency alignment of a radio touch-free, over-the-air (OTA)…

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5 Tips to Keep Your Radios in Tip-Top Shape

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Just as you would maintain your automobile with routine oil changes and tune-ups, you should do the same with your two-way radios. Some simple maintenance techniques will help keep your…

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6 Things to Look for When Buying an Automated Radio Service Monitor

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If you’re looking for ways to save time and money on your land mobile radio (LMR) maintenance program, a new automated radio test and alignment monitor is something to consider.…

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How Public Safety Agencies Can Buy Like Big Government

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Declining budgets and advancing technologies can make a city’s mission to serve and protect its citizens challenging. Newly mandated standards and regulations often necessitate purchasing modern information technology (IT), security…

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