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New "Weekly Deals" Page!

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New "Weekly Deals" Page!

Used-radios.com (Sunny Communications) is excited to announce a new Weekly Deals page! Every Tuesday we will be updating the page to show current deals for the week. We will be rotating our discounts between brands, types of radios (i.e., portables, mobiles), accessories, etc…Come by every Tuesday to see what new deals we have posted. We love feedback, and we would love to hear what radios or equipment you might want to see on sale. Our first Weekly Deal will begin on TUE 05/01/18!!!

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Communication is Security

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Communication is Security

Recently there has been a renewed call for tighter security during public events where people are gathered together in larger numbers. This includes but is not limited to schools, churches, concerts, theatres, etc... With armed security being such a controversial issue, the next most practical way to prevent this violence is proper communication & an effective communication/security team. Most Security companies agree when they say these individuals should have a cellphone at their disposal and/or two-way radios so they can alert individuals in the building of suspicious people and behavior.  The most important thing is to make sure that designated...

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Sunny in Puerto Rico

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Sunny in Puerto Rico

The road to recovery after Hurricane Maria lashed out on the island of Puerto Rico has been extremely difficult.  The lack of a functional power grid & other resources made it nearly impossible for the U.S. Territory to make much progress in a timely manner.  The Communications Infrastructure has been utterly destroyed.  Without this crucial system in place, the rebuilding process has been slowed even further.  To put it simply:  Puerto Rico needs all the help it can get.   An organization that has been helping with relief efforts for the southern half of the island recently reached out to Sunny Communications...

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Project Loon’s Communication Balloons

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Project Loon’s Communication Balloons

Google X’s Communication Balloon System FCC ​Approves ​Project ​Loon The Federal Communications Commission has recently approved Project Loon an experimental license to operate in Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands for the purpose ​of ​helping ​the ​islands ​regain ​connectivity ​as ​reported ​by ​the The Verge. According to FCC chairman Ajit Pai, “More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria struck, millions of Puerto Ricans are still without access to much-needed communications services” & “that’s why we need to take innovative approaches to ​help ​restore ​connectivity ​on ​the ​island. ​Project ​Loon ​is ​one ​such ​approach.” Libby Leahy, a spokesman for Google’s X...

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Communications in Catastrophes

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Communications in Catastrophes

During a catastrophe, the importance of communicating efficiently & in a timely manner cannot be overstated.  When the safety of citizens is at risk, communicating with your Emergency Response Team (ERT) is absolutely critical.   So what do you do when cell phones go out?  How do you communicate to your ERT?  The answer...Two-Way Radios. There are many reasons ERTs use Two-Way Radios over cellular communications, but here are just a few: RELIABILITY:  Cell phones are (3) times more likely to fail.  Two-Way Radios are not affected by cellular tower outages, EFFICIENCY:  Communicate with entire Team at once.  When quick-response...

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