two-way radio

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two-way radio

A voice network that provides an always-on connection enabling the user to just "push the button and talk." Also called "dispatch radio," two-way radio has traditionally been used by police, fire, taxi and other mobile fleets. Motorola's iDEN system, which is implemented by various carriers around the world, integrates two-way radio capability with its cellphone systems. See SMR and iDEN.
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A five-minute firefight ensued, with the rebels eventually retreating and leaving behind two M16 rifles, 12 M16 rifle magazines, three claymore IEDs, six ammunition for M203, two blasting caps, 60 meters of wire, two units 2-way radio, three cellular phones, a first aid kit, binoculars, and four backpacks.
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The Midland X-Talker Extreme dual pack is a 2-way radio combo pack that will transmit over 38 miles.
The DuraFon UHF-HC Radio Phone Handset incorporates both a long-range 900 MHz cordless phone and a UHF 2-way radio providing users with a single dual-mode handset that enables them to make and receive phone calls and also communicate with co-workers on their existing UHF radios.
The second feature, one that Motorola contracted to provide, was 2-way radio reception with 95 percent reliability over 95 percent of the land area of Niagara County which, if realized, is greater than the county enjoys collectively with its various analog radio channels.
The long-range performance allows radio-equipped personnel to receive a call from practically anywhere in the building and instantly answer back using a portable 2-way radio or desk-top base station.
"Some people are only familiar with 2-way radio and 2-way voice communications, while others grew up with smartphones and the Internet," says Helm, who expects the two camps to merge in the future.
Digicom also offers a full range of 2-way radio products.