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  • 25 Years in Two Way Radio Communication Industry

    This April, Apex is celebrating its 25 years in business. For a family run company, 25 prosperous years in the industry is a significant time. Therefore, I would like to bring you some more insights into how it all works here and how the company has grown over the…

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  • Difference between the licensed and unlicensed radios

    For some people it’s pretty straight forward – licensed two way radios require license, license-free radios don’t.
    But why do I need to get a license? Why should I bother to get a license? How are the licensed radios better? What are the differences?… These are some of the…

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  • Apex have been awarded Vertex Standard UK and European Dealer of the Year 2014

    Apex have been awarded vertex standard UK and European dealer of the year for 2014.

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  • IP Rating Explained

    Hytera PD605 , Sepura SBP 8340, Icom IC-F1000 have rating IP67 what means that they are dust proof and also can be submersible for up to 30 minutes in 1 meter of water.
    Motorola DP4400 has IP rating 57. This means that the radio is still very well protected…

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  • How we help our clients to improve the security of their premises?

    One of the most common reasons why our clients seek our services is to improve security of their premises.

    With our engineers, we design the most suitable communication solution and provide on-site training to all staff involved so they are adequately prepared to communicate and alert others in need…

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  • Motorola Stops Production of Analogue radios from today (16.2.2015)

    Motorola Solutions, one of the biggest two-way radio manufacturers, is stopping their production of Analogue radios from 16.2.2015.

    This includes all the below models:

    GP Series Hand portables: GP330, GP340, GP360, GP380, GP640, GP680
    CM Series Mobile: CM140, CM160, CM340, CM360
    GM Series Mobiles: GM340, GM360, DATABOX
    Don’t worry, all your radios will still…

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  • 7 Common Misunderstandings in Two Way Radio World

    Fact: The cost of the two- way radio equipment might differ according to the user’s needs. Fact: The cost of Ofcom general UK license is £75 for 5 years. Fact: Two-way radios offers immediate sound transfer. Fact: Newer models of two-way radios offer functions such as GPS, group call,…

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  • Why are two-way radios the best safety solution for schools?

    More and more schools, colleges and universities are turning to two-way radio systems to protect their institutions against potential threats and also simplify communication of fundamental messages. By using two-way radio systems, educational institutions are ensuring their whole site has as high safety standard as possible because two-way radio…

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  • Two-Way Radio Hire

    The main advantage of hiring your radio communication is definitely the cost. Secondly, when you hire a two-way radio system you ensure that you have a’ fit-for-purpose’ equipment, engineered to your needs. In addition, hiring takes away the responsibility of maintenance and servicing (considering you are hiring with a…

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  • The best radios for … (construction sites, shops, taxis, schools)

    Two-way radio world is more than confusing and that’s why we’ve decided to put together some recommendations. In this blog post, you can find a selection of radios for different industry types (such as construction, education, hospitality, retail and more). We listed options for different budgets, sites, sizes, and…

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  • New pubwatch scheme to keep pubs trouble free in Acomb and the west of York

    Apex Radio Systems together with the City of York Council and YBAC (York Business Against Crime) launched a new pubwatch scheme which works by providing licensees with a forum to instantly share information about crime and people causing trouble in pubs and bars in North Yorkshire. http://www.northyorkshire.police.uk/14537

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  • VHF or UHF? (Outdoor or Indoor) Confusing world of business radios

    VHF or UHF? (Outdoor or Indoor) Confusing world of business radios If you are just starting using two way radios for your business or institution, we certainly understand that you are more than confused. You can see all these professional radios with many different features and functions, looks and...

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  • Why do so many managers rely on phones in hospitality?

    We all have been there. You are standing in front of a reception desk trying to resolve your issue (any issue – housekeeping, need for hairdryer, need for iron or just to get your mini bar filled up). Receptionist politely excuses her and dials a number on the phone or...

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  • Digital vs Analogue Two Way Radio

    It doesn’t need to be highlighted that the technological developments in the current era are more than significant. Sometimes it is hard to keep up with all the gadgets currently available. The communication industry is far away from what it looked like 10 years ago. The changes in communication...

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  • Trading for Good made Apex Radio Systems featured business for all the community work!

      We are extremely proud that Tradig For Good made Apex Radio Systems a featured business for all the community work we are involved in! “Their profile on Trading for Good stands out from the crowd with a fundraising total of £10,716.00, their pro-bono hours ‘currently’ stand at 800...

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  • Apex Supporting the Prince’s Trust

    After providing two-way radio equipment to Bond Dickinson in support of their second annual Charity Clay Shoot, held on 24th May 2013 at Lambton Estate in County Durham, Apex received a lovely message of thanks.

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  • Kielder Forest Veterans at Ease Challenge 2013

    Veteran Clair Johnston is undertaking a 27 mile cycle ride in and around the beautiful setting of Kielder Forest and Reservoir this coming weekend Saturday 8th June 2013.

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  • TOMA Fund Charity Golf Day 2013

    A team from Apex took part in a Charity Golf Day this May, in support of a worthy local charity – TOMA Fund.

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  • Supporting Lambton Team Shoot 2013 for charity

    Apex is pleased to have been able to support the Lambton Team Shoot 2013 event held at Lambton Park, Chester le Street in April. We received this message of thanks from there staff.

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  • Glasgow Street Pastors thank Apex for their support

    Chairman of Glasgow Street Pastors has thanked Apex for the support we provide to the wonderful volunteers who give their time each weekend to care and assist revellers in busy Glasgow City Centre.

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