Throughout the year, Monona Fire Department responds to approximately 1300 EMS and 500 fire calls and it’s vital that my team can efficiently communicate on the fireground no matter what situation we face. Due to the unique topography of the City of Monona, WI, we needed a radio communication solution that could provide the coverage and reliability that my first responders need to operate on 4 miles of lakeshore and a major state highway – that’s why we chose KENWOOD Viking®.
The introduction of technologies such as FirstNet™, Long Term Evolution (LTE), and 5G heterogeneous networks has sparked curiosity throughout the Land Mobile Radio (LMR) industry and has left many wondering how these innovative technologies fit within traditional LMR.
Whether you’re charging toward a burning building or performing a routine traffic stop, you never know what danger you are approaching. Your radio is your lifeline to communicate with dispatch and your team. That’s why we’re committed to developing the highest-quality P25 communication equipment with the most advanced technology so first responders can focus on their mission – protecting and saving lives. The KENWOOD Viking difference is what sets us apart from other radio vendors.
The JVCKENWOOD team attended IAFC's Fire-Rescue International (FRI) Conference and Expo in Dallas, TX last month to showcase our latest innovative solutions for fire agencies.
Preparing a successful grant application can be a daunting task. Like many agencies you are probably wondering where to start, what grants are best for you, and how to craft the perfect grant application to set your agency up for success.
First responders often work in noisy environments and having radio communications with clear audio can be a matter of life or death. It is critical that emergency radio dispatchers can understand first responders even in the most challenging noise environments.
First responders rely on radio communications as their lifeline and require enhanced communication awareness to protect themselves and their teams. Firefighters have a unique challenge and require radio communications which thrive in a dynamic fire scene environment.