FAQs on the TLK 100

Posted by Michael Pollex on Sep 25, 2019 1:12:21 PM

Frequently Asked Questions about the TLK 100

The new TLK 100 released by Motorola is a solution that can truly enhance team communication and keep your team connected. Below are a few frequently asked questions regarding the TLK 100.

What does the pricing structure look like?
As far as subscriptions go, you can either do a month-to-month subscription or a 2-year subscription. If you agree to the 2-year subscription, the radio is FREE! If you are looking to just use TLK 100 units with each other, the price is $35 per month. If you are looking to tie the radio into existing systems or use the WAVE dispatch, then prices can range from $35-$45 per unit per month.

What cellular network does the TLK 100 utilize?

The TLK 100 utilizes Verizon’s 4G LTE network.

What type of coverage can I expect form the TLK 100?

You can expect city, state, and nationwide coverage where cell signal is available on Verizon's network. The TLK 100 can also run off of WiFi if being used in-building.

Can Contacts and TalkGroups be customized?

Yes, both Radio Resource and the end user will have a login to the Wave OnCloud Portal where changes can be made. Updates happen over-the-air almost immediately.

Can TLKs tie in with my existing radios?

It depends what type of system you have. Capacity Max, Capacity Plus, and LCP systems can tie in TLK 100's.

Can my TLK 100 communicate with a team member in a different country?

Communicating country-to-country is possible, but both users will need to be connected to WiFi to do so.

If you want more information or have questions on the TLK 100. Please reach out to us at:

https://www.radioresource.com/contact-us.htm

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Topics: staff communication, Team Communication

Church Security and Walkie Talkies

Posted by Michael Pollex on Jun 20, 2019 2:57:10 PM

Church Security and Walkie Talkies

Many different churches and places of worship have come to realize a need for their own internal security team. Quite often volunteers, ex-military, ex-law enforcement, or anyone willing to help are a part of a church security team. Having organized groups, knowing the building, and staying connected are some of the many important aspects of these teams.

Keeping church security teams connected in a simple and efficient way is important and that's where two-way radios can help. Having your own FCC License gives your church private frequencies so you don't have to worry about having someone on your radio channels. These private channels can give your team peace of mind that security conversations will stay within the team.

Most churches are often looking for a push-to-talk communication solution that is easy for all to use and cost effective. Radios like the EVX-S24 and VX-261 are both affordable and effective radios for these types of operations. The EVX-S24 has a display screen that can be programmed to name different channels. Security, Office, and Parking are a few common channels that churches will use in order to keep their team communication organized. It's important that the team has a general understanding of radio use, etiquette, and functionality.

Most church buildings and operations do not have a need for a repeater due to their size and radio use. Simple 1 or 2 wire headsets can help with discreet communication in the sanctuary or outside of the building. There are many interchangeable earpiece options that gives radio users the freedom to choose and wear what is comfortable for them. Whether the church is large or small, equipping your team with the right equipment can go a long way.

If you are in the Denver area and looking for walkie talkies for your church, feel free to contact us at: 

https://www.radioresource.com/contact-us.htm

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Topics: Motorola, Denver, Digital Radios, staff communication, Team Communication

Government Grants for Education

Posted by Michael Pollex on Aug 3, 2018 2:44:37 PM

Government Grants for Education

Investment in technology throughout schools today is rapidly growing. Tablets, computers, projectors, and walkie talkies are all common pieces of technology seen in schools today. Two-way radios in particular are one piece of technology that helps keep schools safe around the United States and adds another security measure for schools. Funding is available to help outfit your school with the latest technologies and keep your school ahead of the curve with the latest communication technology.

There are government grants available for Education that can go towards investing in emergency communications equipment for staff and students. Two-way radios have proven to be an effective way to communicate from one to many. This form of reliable communication helps keep administration, teachers, and other staff on the same page. Motorola Solutions partners with GovGrantsHelp to provide schools with free grant research and application assistance.

Two sources that are available for information on grants for Education are educationgrantshelp.com and GovGrantsHelp.com. These websites can help schools see which grants are available and how to apply.

If you are looking for two-way radios for your school, feel free to reach out to us at https://www.radioresource.com/contact-us.htm

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Topics: Digital Radios, staff communication, Team Communication, Education, Safety

Two-way Radio Accessories

Posted by Michael Pollex on Apr 20, 2018 10:28:49 AM

Two-way Radio Accessories Enhance Team Communication

Accessories can help optimize the performance of your Motorola handheld radios. Discreet Bluetooth earpieces, headsets, efficient battery solutions, and charging solutions can all add value to your operations.

Two-way radios offer reliable and controllable communications regardless of the environment. Whether you are in a loud stadium and need a dual-muff headset, or you run a private security team and need something lightweight, Motorola has a solution that is right for you. Noise-cancelling accessories are available for radio users that need to be able to communicate in loud and noisy environments. Often these accessories can be seen in manufacturing plants and various construction sites. In addition to earpiece and headset accessories, multi-unit chargers can help you charge all of your radios in one place and can help your staff easily keep track of where their radios are when charging.

Many radio users may need to carry extra batteries with them while in the field or on a job site. Depending on your daily use make sure you are getting the right power of battery to give you the life that you want throughout your daily operations. In addition to having extra batteries, having the right carrying case or using a belt clip for your radio can make your radio easier to access and use. Various models have carry holster, hand strap, and lanyard options to suit your needs when carrying your radio around all day.  

Motorola provides quality handheld radio accessories that can enhance your fleet and help your staff communicate better. To get more information on accessory options that can be good fit for your staff, visit:

https://www.radioresource.com/contact-us.htm

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Topics: two-way radios, staff communication, battery life

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