A Hidden Feature of Your Land Mobile Radio

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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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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 actually does? Imagine being able to evaluate the frequency alignment of a radio over 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 devices use an internal reference oscillator to maintain frequency,…

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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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Ready for Any Mission Critical Road Trip

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When I told a neighbor about LocusUSA’s DiagnostX over-the-air radio analyzer, he immediately replied, “Oh kind of like my OnStar™ system in my truck?! It tells me when it needs…

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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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APCO 2016

The 5 Things We’re Excited About at APCO 2016

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If you are attending APCO 2016 in Orlando, no doubt it is because this is the largest public safety communications conference in the United States. Obviously, you are looking forward…

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LocusUSA to Exhibit and Present at APCO 2016

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LocusUSA will be exhibiting at the APCO International Trade Show and Conference in Orlando, Aug. 14-17 in booth #1720. LocusUSA will demonstrate how DiagnostX verifies and analyzes the alignment and…

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Utilities Exemplify Proactive Maintenance

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Invasive vines and tree branches on power lines frequently cause unexpected electricity outages to residential and commercial communities. To prevent these power interruptions, many electric utility companies perform regular tree…

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