A Salute to Veterans

On this Veterans Day, we dedicate our BAYCOM Connect newsletter to the men and women who have served our country.    Veterans are an important part of the BAYCOM family. Nearly 20 percent of our employees are veterans. And that hasn’t happened by accident. Roy Helms, BAYCOM Technical Service Manager, says there are three reasons...
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Construction

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Could the Laptops and Tablets in Your Portfolio Pass the “Rugged” Tests?

In most commercial and public safety environments, laptops and tablets need to be rugged—withstanding drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high altitudes, water, and dust. But how durable are these devices, really? Have they earned the right to be called “rugged”? Back in the 1960s, the Department of Defense developed a series of tests, called MIL-STD-810G specifications,

Think Green – Construction Application Brief

With material costs increasing, profit margins decreasing and the battle for bids at an all-time high, construction contractors are looking for innovative ways to compete. As the economy continues to tighten, customers continue to demand lower costs, tighter schedules and even give preference to contractors who employ “green” construction services. Read this construction application brief

Two-Way Radios in Wisconsin Remain a Valuable Communications Tool

Continuous Evolution of Motorola Solutions Digital Radio Technology Transforms Business Communications Two-way radio technology has evolved substantially over the past few years as digital capabilities transform business communications. Team Communications from Motorola Solutions, provided statewide by BAYCOM, addresses the challenges of communicating across a variety of user devices. The transition from traditional analog walkie-talkies to digital

Education

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Unified Communications = Safer Students

How connected are your communications? Your school’s safety depends on the answer. From everyday situations to emergencies, when a child needs attention, or an unauthorized visitor shows up, every second counts. New grants and increased funding can provide opportunities to connect and protect. But first, you’ll need to identify where your communications and intelligence technologies are

Events & News

A Salute to Veterans

On this Veterans Day, we dedicate our BAYCOM Connect newsletter to the men and women who have served our country.    Veterans are an important part of the BAYCOM family. Nearly 20 percent of our employees are veterans. And that hasn’t happened by accident. Roy Helms, BAYCOM Technical Service Manager, says there are three reasons

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

2019 FEMA Grant Application Period is Open

Need help obtaining critically needed equipment to protect and serve the public? Millions of dollars in grant money is available through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and

Fire & EMS

2019 FEMA Grant Application Period is Open

Need help obtaining critically needed equipment to protect and serve the public? Millions of dollars in grant money is available through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and

Report: Government & Public Safety Leaders Vow to Embrace Disruptive Technologies

To build smarter, safer, more sustainable cities and states, decision-makers in Government & Public Safety are acutely aware of the future value of advanced technologies. In a recent Panasonic survey of more than 400 technology decision-makers1 across 13 industries (including Government and Public Safety), more than half considered mobile devices, apps and commerce, the cloud

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Cover Your City or County Confidently with Simulcast Systems

Many of our public safety customers here in Wisconsin are challenged by the expanse and topography of the areas within which they serve. In some cases, counties are spread out over a thousand or more square miles, with remote and hilly areas that often cannot be reached with two-way radio systems connected to a single

Could the Laptops and Tablets in Your Portfolio Pass the “Rugged” Tests?

In most commercial and public safety environments, laptops and tablets need to be rugged—withstanding drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high altitudes, water, and dust. But how durable are these devices, really? Have they earned the right to be called “rugged”? Back in the 1960s, the Department of Defense developed a series of tests, called MIL-STD-810G specifications,

Healthcare & Hospitals

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Hospital Improves Coverage
Throughout Five-site Network

With continuous expansion throughout the past 25 years, a multi-site hospital system in the Midwest tripled in size, putting severe pressure on its aging analog two-way radio system. Coverage both inside buildings and between its four remote sites was spotty and often nonexistent. Today, MOTOTRBO™ digital radios and IP Site Connect have brought instant, seamless

When Healthcare Facilities Are Safe,
Staff Can Excel

Create an environment that is safe and secure, where staff can perform at their best. Manage incidents and emergencies, and prevent security breaches from happening. Provide a high-quality experience for patients and visitors with well-run facilities. Real-time communications can strengthen safety, elevate service and improve overall efficiency. The video below will give you a look

Hotels & Hospitality

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Acqualina Resort Case Study

See how this high-end resort used the features of their Motorola radios to document, connect, and organize each department at the Acqualina hotel. The building acting, as a huge antenna, provides coverage not only for the building but for the surrounding areas. The cost savings that they achieved was only an extra benefit compared to the

Law Enforcement

Report: Government & Public Safety Leaders Vow to Embrace Disruptive Technologies

To build smarter, safer, more sustainable cities and states, decision-makers in Government & Public Safety are acutely aware of the future value of advanced technologies. In a recent Panasonic survey of more than 400 technology decision-makers1 across 13 industries (including Government and Public Safety), more than half considered mobile devices, apps and commerce, the cloud

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Cover Your City or County Confidently with Simulcast Systems

Many of our public safety customers here in Wisconsin are challenged by the expanse and topography of the areas within which they serve. In some cases, counties are spread out over a thousand or more square miles, with remote and hilly areas that often cannot be reached with two-way radio systems connected to a single

Could the Laptops and Tablets in Your Portfolio Pass the “Rugged” Tests?

In most commercial and public safety environments, laptops and tablets need to be rugged—withstanding drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high altitudes, water, and dust. But how durable are these devices, really? Have they earned the right to be called “rugged”? Back in the 1960s, the Department of Defense developed a series of tests, called MIL-STD-810G specifications,

Manufacturing

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Every Order Fulfilled, Safely and Efficiently

How do you run a safer, more efficient manufacturing operation that meets order deadlines? By connecting all your staff, wherever they work, with unified voice and data communications. Our new ‘Every Order Fulfilled, Safely and Efficiently’ infographic shows you how to manage your teams more effectively – across production lines and plants. It highlights how

Two-Way Radios in Wisconsin Remain a Valuable Communications Tool

Continuous Evolution of Motorola Solutions Digital Radio Technology Transforms Business Communications Two-way radio technology has evolved substantially over the past few years as digital capabilities transform business communications. Team Communications from Motorola Solutions, provided statewide by BAYCOM, addresses the challenges of communicating across a variety of user devices. The transition from traditional analog walkie-talkies to digital

MKE DNC 2020

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Acqualina Resort Case Study

See how this high-end resort used the features of their Motorola radios to document, connect, and organize each department at the Acqualina hotel. The building acting, as a huge antenna, provides coverage not only for the building but for the surrounding areas. The cost savings that they achieved was only an extra benefit compared to the

Networks

What if You Could Put a Cell Tower on Wheels?

Turning Every Operator’s Dreams for Total Network Mobility into Reality Industrial environments are modernizing in exciting ways. Worksites are becoming increasingly connected as the number of devices, sensors, and intelligent machines in use grows. Through them, operators are able to gain real-time visibility into the status of people, equipment, and operations like never before. But

Improving All Aspects of Underground Mines

Whilst mining technology has improved immensely over time, the machinery, services, and vehicles used still make it a very hazardous business. This is especially true for underground mines: with the industry-focused to not only improve the performance and efficiency of its fleet but also the safety of its miners. Communication technology is emerging as the

How the September 11 Attacks Sparked the Evolution of Rajant

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 began like any other day. It was a clear sunrise on the East Coast. Millions of Americans arose and drank their first cup of coffee of the day. Children hurried out the door to make the school bus. New Yorkers donned their business attire and traveled by foot, car, subway, or

Panasonic

2019 FEMA Grant Application Period is Open

Need help obtaining critically needed equipment to protect and serve the public? Millions of dollars in grant money is available through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and

Report: Government & Public Safety Leaders Vow to Embrace Disruptive Technologies

To build smarter, safer, more sustainable cities and states, decision-makers in Government & Public Safety are acutely aware of the future value of advanced technologies. In a recent Panasonic survey of more than 400 technology decision-makers1 across 13 industries (including Government and Public Safety), more than half considered mobile devices, apps and commerce, the cloud

Could the Laptops and Tablets in Your Portfolio Pass the “Rugged” Tests?

In most commercial and public safety environments, laptops and tablets need to be rugged—withstanding drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high altitudes, water, and dust. But how durable are these devices, really? Have they earned the right to be called “rugged”? Back in the 1960s, the Department of Defense developed a series of tests, called MIL-STD-810G specifications,

Rentals

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

GPS Capability Adds Value When Renting Two-Way Radios

With parades, festivals, races and concerts happening nearly every weekend during the summer, we’re in the midst of a very busy rental season for two-way radios. Renting is an affordable, hassle-free way for event organizers, their staffs and volunteers to communicate with each other quickly and reliably. One of the radio features that’s gaining in

Tools and Solutions

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

2019 FEMA Grant Application Period is Open

Need help obtaining critically needed equipment to protect and serve the public? Millions of dollars in grant money is available through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and

Transportation & Logistics

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number