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Two way radios – A firefighters lifeline

firecastmedia September 8, 2020 600 1 5

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Firefighters’ two way radios are their lifeline. The dynamic environment of a fireground incident requires an intense amount of fast paced communication including visibility challenges. Firefighting teams need equipment that they are familiar with and can support the user’s vast array of BA and PPE.

Leveraging on their expertise in risk & compliance within this industry has meant for the past forty-seven years the Radiocoms team have led projects from consultation, design to deployment of next-generation, mission-critical radio communication digital solutions for the UK Fire Services.

Partnering with Fire Services, Radiocoms ensure that the NFCC guidance is supported when deploying a new radio system. Their build of protocols and measurable parameters address communication needs for the fire service, based on their operational practices, disaster scenarios and inherent risks associated with fire operation to support the services preparedness.

Motorola Solutions’ heritage in the critical communications marketplace is unique – throughout their history they have been at the forefront of driving new technology developments to provide reliable communications systems. Supporting the complete ecosystem of requirements for UKFRS they partner with Radiocoms to deliver critical communication solutions, ensuring interoperability between varying radio technologies, teams and command units from the fireground to the control room.

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Simon Bingham, Senior Account Manager Radiocoms Systems Ltd

Simon Bingham, Senior Account Manager Radiocoms Systems Ltd

Since 2016 Simon Bingham has been the Senior Account Manager at Radiocoms, serving the UKFRS community alongside those in government and local authorities. Prior to that Simon had spent 28 years within radio communications industry providing equipment and advice to a mixture of clients across various verticals.

Sean Fitzgerald, Head of EMEA Solutions Marketing, Motorola Solutions UK Limited

Sean Fitzgerald, Head of EMEA Solutions Marketing, Motorola Solutions UK Limited

Sean Fitzgerald has worked in the IT and Telecommunications industry for over 25 years, initially as a hardware and software design engineer before moving into product and business management and most recently working in marketing. Sean’s experience spans both public safety and commercial verticals and he is currently Head of EMEA Solutions Marketing at Motorola Solutions.

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