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Ensure a Successful Season at Your Ski Resort with 2-Way Radios

By Mark Olsen on November 7, 2018

Winter is on the way—which means it’s only a matter of time before ski hills and resorts start gearing up for the season. Before the slopes fill up with skiers and snowboarders, it’s important to have a communication strategy in…

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Why You Need 2-Way Radios at Your Next Event

By Mark Olsen on October 24, 2018

At any event with large crowds, it’s crucial for workers to be able to communicate with each other quickly and reliably. However, BearCom points out that venues such as stadiums and conference centers can be challenging environments for communication systems,…

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5 Reasons Businesses Choose 2-Way Radios over Smartphones

By Mark Olsen on October 10, 2018

Although nearly everyone has access to a smartphone these days, there’s a reason businesses are still opting to use 2-way radios over cellphones for their communication needs. Here, we’ll outline the major advantages that radios can offer in the workplace.…

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Why Buy 2-Way Radio Accessories From a Dealer?

By Mark Olsen on September 26, 2018

If you’re in an industry that uses 2-way radio equipment and accessories, it may be difficult to know where to buy from: direct from the supplier, or through a third-party dealer? Here, we’ll discuss some of the key benefits of…

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How to Extend the Life of Your 2-Way Radio Battery and Save Money

By Mark Olsen on September 12, 2018

Whether you’re in public safety, hospitality, or construction, you rely on your 2-way radio’s battery to keep you in communication with your team throughout the day. Here are our top tips to help you get the most of your battery…

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What Is Bone Conduction and How Is It Used in 2-Way Radio Accessories?

By Mark Olsen on August 21, 2018

You’ve probably seen the term ‘bone conduction’ in reference to 2-way radio headsets, but you may not be clear on what it is or how it works. With bone conduction, vibration in your jawbones and cheekbones allow you to hear…

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A Guide to Portable 2-Way Radio Accessory Slang

By Mark Olsen on August 8, 2018

If you’re in an industry that uses 2-way radio communication equipment, you may have heard some of the lingo in passing—but you might not be sure what it all means. Here, we will demystify some of the most common slang…

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Situational Awareness vs. Noise Blocking: Choosing the Right Earpiece for Your Application

By Mark Olsen on July 24, 2018

When choosing an earpiece for a specific application, a major consideration will be whether you require noise cancelling or situational awareness. Generally, you cannot have both without getting into high-end, specialized audio accessories. So, how do you know whether to…

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The Differences between Platinum, Gold and Silver Series Earpieces

By Mark Olsen on July 10, 2018

Different industries and applications often have different requirements when it comes to radio communication accessories. Impact is the only vendor to offer distinct series of audio accessories to ensure you have an option for every budget, application and quality point. …

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Ingress Protection (IP) Ratings Explained: What Are They and What Do They Mean?

By Mark Olsen on June 13, 2018

Ingress Protection (IP) ratings are a standard used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of electrical enclosures against intrusion from foreign objects (dust, dirt, sand) and moisture. Different uses of equipment will require different levels of protection, so it’s useful…

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