Motorola SolutionsMotorola Solutions has announced the cancellation of the VX-450 series, VX-264 and VX-2000 series Commercial Tier radios.  The existing Motorola Solutions radios are being offered as the replacements.

The products cancelled are:

VX-451 – VX-454 – VX-459 – VX-264 – VX-2100 – VX-2200

Motorola Solutions has said its objective is to support the existing products in the field for 5 years with services and parts. The last order date for these products is the 28th of June, 2019.  If you have any questions or upcoming requirements please let us know.
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Motorola has announced that it will be bringing the entry tier Vertex Standard products into the Motorola Solutions portfolio as of January 2018. This will give us a single Motorola portfolio with a range of products in the Entry Tier and a much stronger position in the market place.As a result, the following models will be rebranded Motorola:Continue Reading
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2003 NI Everest Expedition - Airphone Walkie Talkies I thought I would share some Airphone history. Below is an excerpt of an article following the Northern Ireland Everest Expedition in 2003. Airphone owner and Managing Director, Mike Foster worked closely with Team Leader, Richard Dougan to ensure that the team could communicate clearly at all times with people on and off the mountain.
“With very few climbers on the mountain and with favorable weather conditions forecast, the team are hopeful that their summit attempt will not be hampered by other mountaineers at the last rockface before the summit, the Second Step (8600m). Both Banjo and Jamie report feeling very strong, essential for a successful assault of the world’s highest peak. Communications with the team are working well – the Airphone Communications GPS and walkie talkie systems allow the team to keep in contact both with each other and the outside world.”
Read the complete article below:
To see two of the radios that made it to the top click here.
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