Archived News


Service Leavers Day

Collaborating recently with Motorola Solutions and the Armed Forces Covenant Radiocoms Systems Ltd hosted a Service Leavers Day to support servicemen and women transitioning into a Civilian Sector.


Announcement of The Queen’s death

Radiocoms is deeply saddened by the death of The Queen, we extend our heartfelt condolences to The Royal Family. God save the King.


The Emergency Services Show 2022

Radiocoms will be showcasing our ‘point to point’ always on technology and demonstrating how it can make a real difference to your operational resiliency to create: connected teams, safe environments and support the development of your best practices and standards.


Product News – Hytera PDC760 end of life notice

Hytera announce the PDC760 is now officially End-Of-Life effective immediately. Find out about further support of this product and its replacement here.


Radiocoms sponsor local rugby club Sedgley Park Tigers

Radiocoms (Manchester) has signed a one-year sponsorship deal to support the Greater Manchester Rugby Club, Sedgley Park Tigers for the 2022/23 season.


Press Release – Radiocoms awarded MoD PMR Service contract

Radiocoms Systems Limited (Radiocoms) has signed a five year contract with the Ministry of Defence. The award, won through a competitive tender, signifies another significant increase in business for Radiocoms.


Radiocoms announced as three-time award winner at Hytera Partner Conference

Three awards were presented to Radiocoms at this years Hytera Partner Conference and Awards Event in Vienna. The event brings together communications partners from the European and UK regions to review the latest developments and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of key players within this industry.


Join us at Retail Destination Live 2022

Retail Destination Live: Future Places – join us in Booth B to see how unified communication technologies can help bring everyone and everything come together to support management challenges and sustainability goals.


Entel announce Savox and Dräger compatibility

Entel’s DT800 (ATEX IIA 4W), DT900 (ATEX IIC 1W), DX400 (Non-IS) and DN495 PoC (Non-IS) radios are now certified for use with the Savox C-C550 (RSM), and Draeger COM5000 & COM7000 (BA Comms Kits) as well as Entel’s own range of bone conductive audio accessories.


Radiocoms pledges support for the UK’s ex-services personnel by signing the Armed Forces Covenant

Radiocoms has demonstrated their continuing support to the British Armed Forces (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy) by signing the Armed Forces Covenant, a declaration of loyalty to uphold key principles towards creating an environment where veterans and reservists can thrive post-service.


Press Release – Radiocoms awarded contract with Sellafield Ltd

Radiocoms has won a competitive tender with Sellafield Ltd, securing a seven-year contract. Covering site wide managed services including dedicated engineering, licensing management, manufacturer and product technology updates and solution consultancy.


Product News – Hytera product discontinuation announcement

Hytera announce the discontinuation of a number of products from their two way radio, repeater and body worn camera portfolio.


Product Launch – MOTOTRBO R7 Now Shipping

Worker smarter, not harder with state-of-the-art radio technology. Find out everything you need to know about the next generation MOTOTRBO R7 two way radio series here.


Press Release – London Borough of Newham contract award

London Borough of Newham (LBON) has awarded Radiocoms with a three-year contract to design and deploy safety enhancing BBPTT technology to support their Civil Enforcement Officers (CEO). The agreement covers the provision of a cloud-based Group Communications as a Service (GCaaS) and BBPTT smart devices on the LTE network.


NP Aerospace select VOKKERO for new 4030 ELITE bomb suit

Working with our client NP Aerospace, Radiocoms design bespoke VOKKERO Radio Communication System with JUMA Communications Ltd to support full situational awareness within their 4030 ELITE bomb suit.


Hytera launches VM750D Body Worn Camera

Hytera launch the feature packed VM750D body worn camera, complete with man down functionality. PoC capabilities and 160° camera.


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

On behalf of the Directors and Team at Radiocoms we wish you all a happy and healthy festive season. View our full Christmas message and opening times over the festive period.


Press Release – Radiocoms selected to modernise Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service radio communication systems

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service further commit to their capital plan to drive forward change and innovation with new digital radio infrastructure contract award. SFRS is the latest UK fire and rescue service to select Motorola Solutions, MOTOTRBO digital portfolio which is well recognised for its capabilities, advanced functionalities and resiliency on the fireground.


Component Shortage – how does it affect two way radio?

Over seventy days the all female team will encounter temperatures as low as -50, and wind speeds of over 60 mph. As they navigate across this challenging terrain it is imperative they stay in constant communication with each other, find out how Radiocoms will help them do just that.


Product Bulletin – cancellation notification for MOTOTRBO SL4010E

Motorola Solutions announces the cancellation of the MOTOTRBO SL4010e two way radio. There is no direct alternative withing Motorola Solutions current portfolio, other MOTOTRBO radios would need to be considered depending on user requirements.


Antarctic Fire Angels sponsorship announcement

Over seventy days the all female team will encounter temperatures as low as -50, and wind speeds of over 60 mph. As they navigate across this challenging terrain it is imperative they stay in constant communication with each other, find out how Radiocoms will help them do just that.


Radiocoms at The Emergency Services Show 2021

On Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th September visitors will have access to expert advice, a broad spectrum of products & solutions, and an open forum to discuss any key issues they are facing as they look towards the future. Radiocoms will be showcasing our ‘always on’ technology.


Radiocoms achieves ISO 27001:2013 compliance

Radiocoms Systems Ltd is proud to announce that it has achieved another successful milestone, after months of hard work we are officially ISO 27001:2013 accredited.


Come and meet us at The Fire Safety Event 2021

Meet Radiocoms and Hytera as they partner at The Fire Safety Event 2021, with a focus around ‘connectivity in an emergency’, and demonstrate how your organisation can achieve a 360⁰ view in an emergency.


Radiocoms strengthens its Motorola Solutions portfolio

Today, Radiocoms has announced that it is has signed a Safety Reimagined partner agreement with Motorola Solutions. This extended partnership adds to its specialised portfolio of unified communication solutions.


How to comply with OFCOM’s new EMF rules

On 18 May 2021, OFCOM published their General Notice of Final Decision (PDF). This General Notice gives a large majority of licensees formal notice of their final decision to vary radio communications licences. Learn more. Follow our guidance on OFCOM’s EMF compliance and enforcement here.


Product Launch – Motorola Solutions launches Smart LTE Handheld

Following on from the highly successful launch of the futuristic MOTOTRBO Ion, today Motorola Solutions has unveiled their second new device for 2021. Listening to their end users, Motorola Solutions developed the Evolve LTE Device to be a fully-integrated solution that will support technology requirements now and in the future.


News – Double Safety Accreditation Award for Radiocoms

Supported by their internal compliance team during the approval process Radiocoms has recently been approved for a further twelve months by Alcumus SafeContractor and SafePQQ.

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Press Release – Radiocoms secures contract to support the largest light rail network in the UK

Radiocoms Systems Ltd has secured a three year contract with Keolis Amey Metrolink Limited (KAM) for the provision of engineering services and maintenance support for their MESH data radio network.

Press Release - Radiocoms appointed to ESPO public sector procurement framework

Press Release – Radiocoms appointed to ESPO public sector procurement framework

Following a full and open tender competition, Radiocoms Systems Limited, Motorola Solutions leading UK two-way radio communications partner, has been awarded a place on ESPO Framework 393i_21 for telecommunications equipment.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service incident fireground communications upgrade

Press Release – Radiocoms awarded contract for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service incident fireground communications upgrade

After a successful tender proposal, technical reviews, and rigorous fireground testing, Radiocoms secured the five year agreement to design, deploy and support a MOTOTRBO critical communications radio system for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Services’ 28 operational stations.

Product Launch – Motorola Solutions launches MOTOTRBO ION smart radio with DMR Broadband Capabilities

The global pandemic has driven businesses to shift and adapt operations to meet changing demands and new challenges. Motorola Solutions has announced the launch of a next-generation business-ready smart radio with voice, broadband data and multimedia capabilities.

Press Release - Norfolk Fire awards longstanding partner Radiocoms with Entel digital upgrade

Press Release – Norfolk Fire awards longstanding partner Radiocoms with Entel digital upgrade

As part of the Fire Services digital transformation plans, several hundred hand portables will modernise Norfolk’s Fire and Rescue Service, offering a specification to meet and exceed the hazards they will encounter in their field of operation.


News – Motorola Solutions announce Radio Alert availability for UK clients

Separately Avigilion and Motorola Solutions technologies are powerful security tools, however, when they are bridged together they can deliver complete estate visibility and resiliency. 


Ask the Expert with Paul Owen from 3M Peltor

Navigating the complexities and numerous layers surrounding hearing protection can be overwhelming. We spoke with Peltor’s Hearing & Communications Sales Specialist, Paul Owen, in this months ‘Ask the Expert’.

VOKKERO Guardian deployed to support critical engineering teams

Case Study – VOKKERO Guardian deployed to support critical engineering teams

Although unplanned, due to the unprecedented times there was an immediate necessity to deploy a secure digital communications network to address their now very current pain-points due to COVID-19, including changes in employee health and safety protocols and inefficient department communications.


Entel launch new Professional Desktop Dispatcher

This powerful, multi-function dispatcher from Entel enables you to communicate with, locate, manage and ensure the safety of your mobile workforce from the convenience of a desktop IP video phone.


Supporting better decision making and addressing new workplace environments with TRBOnet 5.5

With the most recent TRBOnet’ s software* releases there aren’t substantial cost implications or significant changes in the way the software operates, simply enhancements that can provide you with an opportunity to look ahead at how your radio communications system(s) can operate in the future.


Radiocoms named Motorola Solutions UK Empower Circle Winner

Radiocoms is delighted to announce our Empower Circle Award from Motorola Solutions. Our commitment to continually push boundaries allowed us to develop new and innovative communication solutions for our clients throughout 2019.

Motorola Solutions MOTOTRBO Products End of Repairs April 2020

Motorola Solutions Legacy Products End of Repairs Announcement – April 2020

Motorola Solutions have issued a notification for the end of support on serviceable parts for their legacy portfolio.

Free WAVE Subscriptions

Motorola Solutions Offer Free WAVE Service App for Key Workers

Motorola Solutions have responded to the rapidly evolving situation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have offered their WAVE™ free WAVE Service App for 3 months* to key organisations and their employees.


Ask the Expert with Carl McCannon, Secure Power

In this months ‘Ask the Expert’ we are talking to the award-winning power specialists, Secure Power, Sales Director Carl McCammon about how dedication to continuously differentiate drives them to work with Partners like Radiocoms, to provide UPS solutions for hardware and software.

A Statement from our Managing Director How Radiocoms are navigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

How Radiocoms are navigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

As the outbreak of the Coronavirus continues to escalate and we navigate our way through these unprecedented times, we would like to make you aware of the steps that Radiocoms is taking as an organisation to keep our clients and employees safe.

Guidelines on how to keep your SAVOX Accessories clean

Guidelines on how to keep your SAVOX Accessories clean

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19, SAVOX has released instructions to ensure that users of their accessories take the necessary precautions to minimise the risk of contamination. SAVOX recommends that all equipment is personal issue.

How to keep your Radio Communications Equipment, Body Worn Cameras & Accessories clean  

How to keep your Radio Communications Equipment, Body Worn Cameras & Accessories clean

As well as regularly cleaning our hands, experts advise to keep our electrical devices clean, and this does include two way radio communications equipment, body worn cameras and accessories.


Radiocoms Systems Ltd Migrates to ISO 45001:2018

After a successful audit, Radiocoms Systems Ltd has been awarded the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management Certification (previously accredited to OHSAS 18001:2007 from March 2014).

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Motorola Solutions Release an Intent to Cancel: SL4000e Model Radio

Motorola Solutions has released an ‘intent to cancel’ notification on the SL4000e model radio, the SL4010e will remain in their two way radio portfolio as an alternative.


Motorola Solutions to Provide MOTOTRBO™ Premium Software Features as Standard

Motorola Solutions MOTOTRBO™ Premium software features that are normally sold à la carte are now included as standard with selected MOTOTRBO portable and mobile two-way radios so that you can benefit from MOTOTRBO advanced functionality without the need for additional licenses.


Entel Announces new Advanced Emergency features for the DN495 LTE Radio

Duty of care is a hot topic and Entel’s DN495 is one of the most advanced lone-worker PoC two way radios on the market today – add, change or remove emergency features easily, instantly and at any time, find out how.


Radiocoms’ achieves record scores on Achilles UVDB Verify Audit B2

Radiocoms’ achieved near-perfect scores across all required areas for their Achilles UVDB Verify Audit B2 – 98% for Management Health and Safety, 100% for On Site Health and Safety, 100% for Environment, 100% for Quality and 100% for Corporate Social Responsibility.

Radiocoms Systems Ltd awarded Manx Utilities contract

Radiocoms Systems Ltd awarded Manx Utilities contract

Radiocoms Systems Ltd has been awarded a three year support and maintenance contract by Manx Utilities for their comprehensive Motorola Solutions MOTOTRBO Linked Capacity Plus System, which is integrated with, WAVE 5000 and TRBOnet Plus.

Motorola Solutions Annual European Partner Conference 2019

Motorola Solutions hosted the event for all of their European Platinum Partners in Dublin. The conference included thought provoking presentations from Viv Francis, Vice President who explored emerging, innovative and long-term solutions across their product & service offerings.


Radiocoms Systems Ltd is awarded a place on RM3808

After partaking in a comprehensive vendor assessment in late 2018 for one of the Uk’s most significant public sector frameworks, Radiocoms announces that they have secured a position within the Crown Commercial Service RM38080 Network Services 2 framework agreement.

News Pages Ask the Expert with Matt Wright, Global View Systems

Ask the Expert with Matt Wright, Global View Systems

In this months ‘Ask the Expert’ we are talking to the award-winning software developers, GlobalView Systems, CEO Matt Wright about how they develop their solutions to deliver the right message, to the right people, to make the right decision.


Radiocoms’ Partners with Motorola Solutions New Technology Acquisitions

Following Motorola Solutions’ acquisition of Avigilon Blue and Edesix Body Worn Devices, Radiocoms Systems Ltd formally announce that they now supply and support both technologies.


Radiocoms Systems Ltd is elevated to Constructionline Gold Level Status

Following a recent audit, Radiocoms Systems has been awarded a Constructionline Gold Level (Level 3) elevating it from the Silver Standard. This prestigious award gives clients enhanced assurance about Radicoms Safety, Environmental Management and Quality Management procedures and policies.

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Radiocoms Systems supports St Johns Hospice 2022

Based in Central London, St Johns Hospice provides specialised palliative care to over 4,000 terminally-ill patients & their families every year when they need it most.


Ask the Expert with Trevor Wright from antennaPRO

In this months ‘Ask the Expert’ we are talking to our fellow FCS member and antenna & filter supplier, antennaPRO about their newest products and how they are tackling our ever-changing industry with new technological innovations.

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Why should your organisation be using bodycams to protect your employees?

In today’s current workplace environment the need to protect your employees has become ever more prevalent, and as an employer, it is your duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of your employees, Hytera’s VM body camera technology you can capture and record video evidence.

Entel Launches E POC Device and Software

Product Launch – Entel Launches E POC Device and Software

Healthcare professionals require instant and secure communications to aid in the management of their wards and personnel communications. The lightweight VOKKERO Guardian provides a full duplex two-way radio that can be worn comfortably underneath PPE.

Important Motorola MOTOTRBO DP4000 and DP2000 battery update information

An intent to cancel notice has been issued for a selection of the MOTOTRBO DP4000 (DP4400/DP4401e/DP4600/DP4601e/DP4800/DP4801e)and DP2000 (DP2400/DP2600) series two way radio batteries. The battery portfolio is being streamlined and the remaining batteries have been issued with a price change notification.


Why are the Motorola GP series ATEX two way radio repairs ceasing with immediate effect?

Motorola Solutions have ceased with immediate effect all repairs to the Motorola GP Series ATEX two way radios. This is due to higher ATEX regulatory restrictions and critical components no longer being available.

Ask the Expert with Steve Benn from PTTi

Ask the Expert with Steve Benn from PTTi (Push to Talk International)

In this months ‘Ask the Expert’ we are talking to POC (push to talk over cellular) service provider, PTTi about their latest software innovations, tackling the confusion around POC and how they are leading the way with their Know More & Do More motto.

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News – Motorola Solutions enhances safety of England’s Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Motorola Solutions today announced that Greater Manchester Fire Service (GMFRS) has selected MOTOTRBO™ radios with IMPRES™ audio quality and noise cancelling audio accessories to enhance fire-ground communications and safety for 1,200 firefighters across the North West of England. Working with Motorola Solutions partner Radiocoms Systems Limited, GMFRS has provided fire and rescue service officers with more than 500 Motorola Solutions MOTOTRBO radios, which improve voice quality and clarity even in the noisiest of emergency situations.

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