Codan acquires Zetron

Codan Limited has completed the acquisition of Zetron, and will merge the company with existing critical communications line of business to expand the combined company’s integrated mission critical communications technology portfolio.

Zetron will now be integrated with the North American-based critical communications division of Codan Communications, a Codan Limited portfolio company. The newly merged business will operate under the name Zetron and continue to develop and market the current respective solutions of both businesses. The new Zetron has more than 300 global employees, doing business in over 150 countries on all seven continents of the world. The company will be headquartered in Redmond, Washington (USA), with additional operations in Victoria, BC (CAN), Brisbane, QLD (AUS), and regional sales offices located within the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.

Zetron acquisition closing

Crescend Technologies appoints Argosy as Canadian Sales Representative for LMR Power Amplifier line.

Victoria BC -Oct 9, 2020. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Argosy Communications Products ( as the manufacturer’s representatives for the Crescend Technologies Land Mobile Radio power amplifier line in Canada.

Crescend Technologies is the premier manufacturer of high-power RF amplifiers for the VHF, UHF and 700/800/900 Land Mobile Radio, Public Safety and Paging markets. With over 30 years of experience, Crescend has outstanding reputation and expertise in the design and manufacture of the highest quality, most dependable and durable RF amplifiers. “Adding Crescend to our list of trusted and represented manufacturers allows us to strengthen our offering of power amplifiers to LMR users, dealers and government organizations in Canada,” said Douglas Bigrigg.

Davicom appoints Argosy as their Western Canada Sales Rep for Remote Site Management Systems

Davicom, a division of Comlab, are pleased to announce the appointment of Argosy Communications Products ( in Victoria BC, as the manufacturer’s representatives for our Davicom Remote Site Management Systems in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon.

We are excited to have this increased presence in Western Canada and believe Doug and Gerry will strengthen our offering of remote site management systems to LMR users, dealers and government organizations in the western provinces.

John Ahern, President
Comlab Inc |2272 Leon-Harmel | Quebec, QC, Canada |G1N 4L2 | T: +1-418-682-3380 | |

EMR Celebrates 40 years with 4 new antenna

EMR Corp has announced a new line of Dipole Antennas available in VHF (136-174 MHz) and UHF (360-520 MHz) bands. All welded, electropolished stainless steel, suited for the harshest environments. Hardware and phasing harnesses are included for stacking multiple antennas for increased gain, with mounting options for ¼, ½, and full wave spacing. Ideal for: LMR, Public Safety, Government, and Railroad Markets.

Full details are available in the following brochures

TCED appoints Argosy Communications as a sales representative for Alberta

TCED today announced the appointment of Argosy Communications Products ( in Victoria BC, as our new manufacturer’s representatives for TCED (LME/telecommunication division only) for the province of Alberta. This is being done to provide better service and support to you, our clients.

Argosy was founded in 2008 by Douglas Bigrigg. It is the Canadian manufacturer’s representative for a number of firms including Codan Base Stations, Maxon Handhelds, Omnitronics consoles and Panorama Antenna. They currently represent TCED in BC. Supporting Doug is Gerry Wight. Both Doug and Gerry are electrical engineers and had previously worked together at Daniels Electronics running the sales & marketing team prior to the firm being acquired by Codan. They both bring 20+ years experience in the LMR market especially in Canada.

Gerry can be reached via e-mail at and/or called at (788)-966-5066.
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Charles Richer, International Sales Manager – LMR Division
TCED INTL inc. | Batteries Expert
T. 450.348.8720 x261 | T. 800.661.3330 | F. 450.348.4405 |

Omnitronics provides FREE Radio Dispatch during COVID-19

As a mission-critical communications provider, Omnitronics is acutely aware of the role Radio Dispatch and Radio Gateways play in emergency situations and during States of Disaster.

The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything Omnitronics have seen during nearly 40 years of supporting communications of Ambulance, Police, 911 Dispatch, Fire & Emergency Services, Hospitals, Rescue and other organizations globally that currently lead the frontline in the joint fight against this new Coronavirus.

In order to show gratitude to and in direct support of the vital services that everyone around the world heavily relies on during the COVID-19 emergency, Omnitronics offers FREE use of the RediTALK-Flex Dispatch software for 90 days to organizations working in or supporting essential services.

“I feel that giving our strained frontline organizations access to much-needed additional resources is our duty as a company operating in this industry”, states Omnitronics CEO John Florenca.

“We have seen Public Safety organizations having to close their Dispatch Centers as part of COVID-19 isolation requirements. It is our obligation to support them with a contingency plan. With RediTALK-Flex Dispatch operators can continue to work and manage calls using a tablet or laptop from the safety of their homes,” adds Omnitronics Global Marketing Manager Tina Mucha.

The RediTALK-Flex Radio Dispatch console is designed around the requirements of mission-critical Public Safety organizations and is available for download and free 90 day use immediately. Click on the following link to request your download.

Base Camp Connect introduces the BCC Tactical Solution

Complete voice, data and radio interoperability for use in harsh conditions. Compatible with all military and commercial radios (encrypted and clear). WAN-bonding capabilities for maximum speed and security Wi-Fi/LAN connectivity.

The BCC-Tactical encrypted communications solution is built to the toughest standards – MIL-810. It is designed for mobile teams needing to communicate in fully-secured mode in harsh environments with high data speeds and the flexibility for interoperability.

The BCC-Tactical has 3 main features:

i. interoperability with a 5-port tactical voice bridge;
ii. Super fast data with a unique WAN-Bonding process allowing both data and VoIP;
iii. secure communications with Redcom’s Sigma® software.

Working on multiple LTE networks with WAN bonding, the device has unmatched speeds and security. SAT connectivity is also standard for operation in remote locations or where networks are unreliable.

All connectors are rugged, Military connectors resisting the elements. The Tactical is specially equipped with a Mil-spec IP phone made to work in the toughest of environments. We complete the package with 8 rugged DECT phones.

To learn more, contact us or following this link:


Omnitronics IPR 400 Makeover

The NEW design of the popular Omnitronics IPR400S2 2in1 Interoperability Gateway & RoIP Gateway has been updated to reflect the new features and performance upgrades of the IPR400.   IPR400 S2 4-Port RoIP Gateway Software

Barrett Communications secures contract with Canadian DND

November 2019 – Barrett Communications has recently been awarded a multiyear contract to supply the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) with Very High Frequency (VHF) radio communications equipment. This new contract follows on from the earlier contract awarded to Barrett in 2016.

The Barrett PRC-2080+ VHF radio systems are designed for multi-role military applications providing rugged reliable field proven communications. The PRC-2080+ system is offered in hand portable, manpack, vehicle, base and rebroadcast system configurations, giving flexibility for its deployment in the field.