What is a Two-Way Radio?

A two-way radio is simply a radio that can both transmit and receive (a transceiver). In broader terms, most of voice wireless communications systems, including cellular systems, fall into two-way ...

How it works

GSM means Global Systems Mobile.

GSM radios can be used to communicate throughout South Africa and even into Sub-Saharan Africa.

GSM technology operates by using a sim card. When on pushed the push to talk button (PTT) the communication is sent to the controlling server via the chosen cellphone network.
The server then redirects the communication to the relevant radios that have been set up in the same group.

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Why your distribution center needs two way radios

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