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Latest Walkie-talkie Stories

2011-01-17 08:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: U.S. Air Force acquiring handheld and vehicular multiband radios for line-of-sight communications. DoD acquiring radios for use in MRAP vehicles. Expands adoption of Falcon III® AN/PRC-152(C), with more than 130,000 radios deployed. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received an $11 million order to provide the U.S. Air Force and the U.S....

2011-01-05 08:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: U.S. Army acquiring additional handheld radio systems to provide soldiers with multiband tactical communications in line-of-sight applications. Radios ordered with DX rating - signifying highest acquisition priority for rapid delivery Expands widespread adoption of Falcon III® AN/PRC-152(C), with more than 130,000 radios deployed. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information...

2010-07-08 08:00:00

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Callpod, the tech company that creates Mobile Necessities for consumers covering Power, Bluetooth and Mobile Software introduces the Onyx headset for Bluetooth mobile phones, PDAs, VOIP products and computers. Callpod, creators of award winning products such as the Chargepod, a 6-1 charging device; the Fueltank Uno and Duo, portable charging devices; and Keeper, data-vault protection software, delivers Onyx and Vetro, two next generation Bluetooth headsets....

2010-05-27 08:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $27 million order to supply additional JTRS-approved Falcon III® AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radios and AN/VRC-110 vehicular amplifier adapter systems to the U.S. Department of Defense for use in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs). Harris radios are installed in the majority...

2010-05-03 09:05:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $13 million order to supply JTRS-approved Falcon III® AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radios and AN/VRC-110 vehicular amplifier adapter systems to the U.S. Department of Defense for use in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs). The AN/VRC-110 is a fully integrated, high-performance...

2010-04-26 12:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $12 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps for upgrades to Falcon III AN/VRC-110 multiband, multimode vehicular tactical radio systems. Harris will provide upgrade kits to the Marines to convert existing 20-watt AN/VRC-110 systems to 50-watt systems. This enhancement will allow users to establish voice and data links over...

2009-11-06 07:10:00

JOLIET, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Beep, LLC of Joliet Illinois has announced the commercial launch of Diga-Talk. Diga-Talk is an all-digital 2-way communications network for business. Business owners have been searching for many years for the right communication tool to communicate with and operate their business effectively and economically. Business owners with employees traveling throughout a wide-area know the problems associated with communicating with their people. Many owners...

2009-06-09 09:00:00

Equipment to be Installed in U.S. Air Force Humvees in Support of Ground Missions ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a $13.5 million order to provide the U.S. Air Force with both vehicular radios and the new Harris digital tactical intercom system. The equipment will be installed in high mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicles or humvees (HMMWVs) in support of...

2009-02-13 17:35:33

Danish toy giant Lego has designed a cell phone that allows users to change its colors with the company's signature interlocking blocks, leaked photos indicate. Photos of the prototype appearing on Web site boygeniusreport.com revealed the casing of the phone is made from colorful Lego blocks that can be snapped into place and replaced with bricks of other colors when users become bored of the hues, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The prototype phone includes a music player, a...

2009-01-08 11:15:00

Latest Additions to Award-Winning Sakar-Licensed Crayola Line LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Color kids' electronics crayon-box-bright with Sakar International's new Crayola AM/FM Alarm Clock Radio, MP3 Player and Walkie-Talkie - all featuring vivid kid-friendly color schemes and a rainbow of buttons designed specifically for tiny fingers. The new products are the latest in a line that also includes Sakar's award-winning Crayola Digital Camcorder and EZ-Grip Digital Camera. Sakar's...


Latest Walkie-talkie Reference Libraries

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2010-12-03 23:12:19

A walkie-talkie, hand-held and portable, is a two-way radio transceiver. Its development has been credited to Donald L. Hings, Alfred J. Gross, and engineering teams at Motorola. Other armed forces were developing similar designs. Walkie-talkies were commonly used in public safety, commercial and industrial job sites after the war. The walkie-talkies include a half-duplex channel as well as a "push-to-talk" switch that starts transmission. The typical version is similar to a telephone...

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