REORGANISATION OF UK REGIONAL TALKGROUPS

UK-Talkgroups

As most of you will know, we have been making various mutterings for many months now regarding the need to reorganise the current “TG8” regional talk group structure. To a great extent, this has been a victim of its own success, but it has shortcomings – some of which we have attempted to paper over with the invention and implementation of the “direct dial” talk groups.

With the rapid (and continuing) expansion of the network it is time for a fresh look at what we might do going forwards; this paper is intended to be the cornerstone of an open discussion regarding how the regional talk groups would be best organised . This is NOT a “done deal”, nor a fait accompli. Please feel free to share thoughts and observations and to ask questions…….

Paul Leicester | MØFOX | Chesterfield UK | IO93HE | Icom IC-7300

Motorola DM4600 / DM4601 MOTOTRBO Mobile two way radio

Motorola DM4600 / DM4601 MOTOTRBO Mobile two way radio

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From the delivery driver crisscrossing the city to the sanitation crew clearing streets, your employees work smarter and safer with the MOTOTRBO™ DM4000 Series mobile two-way radio.

This fully-featured mobile transforms your enterprise, delivering unrivaled voice and data communications with integrated Bluetooth audio and data*, integrated GPS*, text messaging and a full 4-line colour display with day/night mode to make reading work order tickets and text messages easier. You also get best-in-class audio that includes Intelligent Audio and a customisable voice announcement feature.

Best-in-class audio
Loud front-facing speaker and Intelligent Audio feature automatically adjusts the radio volume according to the environment’s noise level

Large, full colour display
Enhanced 5-line display features a flexible menu-driven interface. Icons and large easy-to-use navigation buttons ease message reading and menu navigation

Day/night display mode
Day mode displays improved resolution for easier viewing even in broad daylight, while night mode makes the screen easier to read in dark environments

Flexible configurations and easy use
Available in UHF and VHF frequency bands with 1000 channel capacity, large, easy to access volume knob and four programmable buttons with option to use one as an emergency button

Integrated GPS
Locate mobile work teams using integrated GPS (DM4601 model only)

Bluetooth data
Share real-time information by connecting radios to Bluetooth-enabled data devices (DM4601 model only)

Productivity-enhancing data applications
Features the industry’s largest application developer program to enable a wide variety of customised applications including: location tracking, work order ticket management, Bluetooth data, email gateways, dispatch, telephony and man-down

Text messaging
Send update messages to team members when radio communications need to be delivered without interrupting workers or guests

Embedded Bluetooth audio
Enables connectivity with wireless accessories including Motorola’s unique Operations Critical Wireless earpieces designed for rugged and reliable communications (DM4601 model only)

Capacity Plus
Single-site digital trunking system that maximises the capacity of your MOTOTRBO system. Use it to enable a high volume of voice and data communication for over a thousand users at a single site

IP Site Connect
A digital solution that uses the internet to extend the voice and data capabilities of MOTOTRBO. Use it to link up to 15 sites for communication among geographically dispersed locations, to create wide area coverage or enhance coverage at a single site with physical barriers

Emergency button
Orange P4 button can be optionally programmed to send an alert to a supervisor or dispatcher during an emergency situation

Transmit interrupt
Enables a user to interrupt another radio conversation to deliver critical communication exactly when and where it’s needed

Basic or enhanced privacy
Built-in scrambling for increased security (Programmable)


Motorola DM4600 / DM4601 MOTOTRBO Mobile two way radio

Paul Leicester | MØFOX | Chesterfield UK | IO93HE | Icom IC-7300