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Keep Your Company Safe With Security Radios

When emergencies occur, the only way to ensure your people are safe is through instant, clear, reliable communication. 

That's why security radios are so essential. Whether you're managing the security forces at a large office building or patrolling the halls of a high school, it's more important than ever to have the right two-way radio.

You've officially landed on the most comprehensive page to learn everything you need to know about security radios. 

And one of the most important things to know is this: the radio that works best for a school might not be the best option for a hotel or professional building.

And that's the danger of just going out there and grabbing a no-name radio with an attractive price tag: You don't know if what you're buying is going to be right for your business.

We've got a solution to that problem. 

Tech Wholesale carries only the finest name brand devices from trusted companies like Motorola and Kenwood. 

The radios we carry will keep your business and the people you're responsible for safe — always working when you need them the most.

In this resource, we'll give you everything you need to understand exactly which product is right for your work environment and business needs.

Buckle up and get ready to learn, because when it comes to security, you can't leave anything to chance. 

If you have any questions about security radios, feel free to reach out to us via live chat on our website, give us a call at 888-925-5982, or fill out our contact form

If one of these radios interests you, contact us for a free personalized quote.

What Do You Need in a Security Radio? 

When it comes to security, communication is essential. 

It allows you to keep your team connected at all times. 

And that's as important in your day-to-day as it is in the event of an emergency situation. 

Consistency in communication is the key to stopping a thief or responding to an emergency situation. 

Since Batman isn't real, it's entirely up to your security staff. 

They should be able to communicate well indoors and out, depending on the nature of your business. 

Typically, a security radio needs to be able to work around concrete and steel reinforcement. Depending on where your business is located, it might also need to stretch over a sizeable outdoor area.

When looking for a security radio that works outside, you need something capable of getting around small buildings, trees, hills, or other obstructions. 

A hands-free option is ideal. You never want to have a situation where a security officer can't reach their radio. 

And security radios need to be durable. Dangerous situations often get physical. 

To that end, your radio needs to be able to take a hit or be dropped without breaking. 

But, as we said, different businesses and organizations require different security radio features. 

The right radio for you depends on your business and the dangers you could stand to face. 

If you're not sure what your specific radio needs are, call the experts at Tech Wholesale at 888-925-5982. Tell us a bit about your business and let us match you with the ideal radio. 

Best Security Radio Models 

Motorola DLR1020

The first thing that you're going to want to know about the Motorola DLR1020 is that it has a lithium Ion Battery.

What does that mean? 

It means that you've got a reliable and long-lasting battery life powering your device that won't die mid-shift. 

It also has two different channels to choose from,meaning you can segment your security staff. Perhaps you want one channel for outdoor communication and another for the guards working inside? 

If that sounds like you, then this could be the right device. 

It's also lightweight — only 4.2 ounces. That's practically nothing. A lightweight device is much easier for a security operator to take on a long patrol. 

With the DLR1020, you've got an indoor range of up to 20 floors, or 300,000 feet on one level. On top of that, outdoor communication is effective for up to two miles. 

That means whether indoors or outdoors, you've got coverage. 

The radio also operates on a digital band, which means no FCC license fees

A lot of UHF and VHF radios require additional licensing by the FCC for you to use them legally. 

Typically, that means forking over extra money to Uncle Sam. 

However, the DLR1060 is exempt from those fees. You'll be able to save some money and tell Big Brother to take a hike. 

This device proves that you can be secure and fiscally responsible at the same time. 

Are you interested in the Motorola DLR1020? We're ready to help you with a personalized quote that is designed specifically with your budget and business in mind. Contact us today for a free quote

Motorola DLR1060

We're gonna start off with some more good news. 

The Motorola DLR1060 is another digital band radio with no expensive FCC licensing. 

It's got everything that you love about the DLR1020 and then some. 

Consider it DLR1020's big sister. 

Where the DLR1060 excels is that it can handle a larger organization with a bigger team than the 1020. 

That's because it has a whopping six channels to choose from. You can segment a truly massive staff, keeping security operations on a different channel than maintenance or janitorial. 

Everything you loved about the DLR1020 is also in effect here. 

You've got a lightweight device with a long-lasting Li-ion battery. 

It can also communicate for up to 20 floors and two miles. 

If you loved the functionality of the DLR1020 but found two channels to be limiting, then you've officially found the radio of your dreams with the DLR1060. 

If you think that the Motorola DLR1060 might be the right choice for you, then we're standing at the ready to assist you. Click here to receive a 100% free and personalized quote.

Motorola CLS1410

The Motorola CLS1410 is a powerful UHF radio. That means it is optimized to work both indoors and outdoors.

But how well does it work? 

We're looking at 15 floors of indoor range, or a grand total of 200,000 square feet. Outside is no problem, with communication reliability holding out for up to two miles.

This is a radio that won't just blurt out messages in potentially dangerous situations. 

Thanks to the audible call alerts and vibracall features, your radio won't work against you in a tense ordeal when you don't want to give away positioning.

It is also capable of voice-activated transmission, meaning that if a security officer's hands are full (say they're holding down a thief), it allows for hands-free use.

This is another long-lasting radio powered by a lithium-ion battery. However, there is also a AAA adapter available through Tech Wholesale that works with this device. 

If there's some kind of issue with the lithium-ion battery, or you just prefer to trust in the power of the Energizer Bunny, you're able to make use of AAA batteries with ease. 

On top of that, this radio has four different channels, so you should be able to segment your security and non-security staff accordingly. 

If the Motorola CLS1410 is the security radio for you, we want to do everything we can to make sure that you get it. Contact us today for a free personalized quote that takes your specific needs and budget into consideration.

Motorola CLS1110

Let's say you really liked the functionality of the CLS1410, but you have a super small staff or are not using radios for non-security purposes. 

No problem, we have that radio's little brother ready and raring to go. 

Meet the CLS1110, a UHF device which will work both inside and outside with the same efficiency as the 1410. 

The main difference? It only has one channel. That means it's useful for a security detail that does not need segmentation.

Why should you pay for a feature that you don't need, right? 

Power-wise, it's the same. You've still got an Indoor range of up to 15 floors and reliable outdoor communications between one and two miles.

This is a radio that is clear, light, and simple to use. Your small security staff could get a lot of use out of a device like this. 

If you agree and want the Motorola CLS1110 for your security operations, contact us for a free quote.

Motorola RMU2040

The Motorola RMU2040 is a UHF device that can take a licking and keep on ticking. 

By that, I mean, it's durable and rugged. Don't actually lick it. 

It has four channels, which means it's a radio that can serve your larger security staff well. 

It also pumps two watts of power, so its better for larger areas. The more power there is in your radio, the better it pushes signal. 

It's not nearly as light as, say, the CLS1410, but it packs a punch.

You've got an indoor range of up to 20 floors, or 250,000 square feet. The outdoor range also can reach up to two miles, so you're basically covered. 

This is also a radio that can use a standard or high-capacity li-ion battery that isn't going to die on you. 

In a security situation, you want to make sure that your private communications remain private. 

It would be counterproductive if malicious actors were listening in on your security conversations. 

To that end, the RMU2040 has 219 privacy codes to keep security communications secure. 

If you're interested in the Motorola RMU2040 or any of these devices, we can give you a free quote that is personalized to your specific business needs. Contact us today. 

Which Security Radio is Right for You? 

The Best Security Radio for Office Buildings

If you run an office building and you want to beef up your security force, we think that the Motorola RMU2040 would be a perfect fit. 

This device is able to reach up for 20 floors. That makes it perfect for an office building that stands over 10 stories. 

There are four channels to choose from, which means that security can communicate seamlessly across different channels. 

Privacy codes ensure that threats to your security are not listening in. Your private communications are going to remain private, with no danger of interlopers nosing their way in. 

This is also a radio that works well outdoors, so it can be helpful for exterior guards who might be patrolling the parking lot. 

This is also a durable device that can withstand being dropped. It would be at home in a construction site, so it should be perfectly fine for your office building.

For more information on the Motorola RMU2040, or to receive a free quote, reach out to our team today

The Best Security Radio for Schools

The Motorola DLR1020 is our pick for a school security device. 

In today's climate, school emergencies are a very real possibility. Fire drills are taking place alongside lockdown drills. It's downright scary. 

If you're in such a situation, the Motorola DLR1020 can streamline communication and save lives. 

First off, it's a lightweight device, weighing in at just over four ounces. That means it won't be overly cumbersome.

Its indoor range of up to 20 floors, or 300,000 feet makes it ideal for a midsize to large school campus.

It also has reliable outdoor communications of up to two miles. That means you can coordinate security efforts both inside and outside the school in the event of an emergency. 

And finally, there are no FCC license fees due to the digital nature of this product. That makes it a more budget-friendly choice, which should ease some Board of Education worries.

If you think that your school would benefit from the Motorola DLR1020, contact us today for a quote

The Best Security Radio for Churches

If you need to beef up security for your church, mosque, synagogue, or other house of worship, we recommend the Motorola CLS1110.

You won't be wasting money on this device. It has just one channel, which perfectly fits the needs of a lot of religious buildings. Typically, you're dealing with a smaller security team with no need for segmentation.

It has an indoor range of 15 floors, which is more than enough power to cover a house of worship. 

Most importantly, it provides clear communication and can be a lifesaver in the event of an active shooter. 

If your church or house of worship needs a quality security radio, let us put together a custom quote for you that could ensure the safety of your congregation. 

The Best Security Radio for Retail Stores

Retail security is needed to combat the presence of shoplifters. To keep your store safe from external threats, we recommend the Motorola DLR1060 as a security two-way radio.

First off, it has six channels, which can be used to segment a sizeable retail staff. You can have channels for each department of your store, along with one specifically for management. 

These devices are also more affordable because there are no FCC licensing fees. That means you can save money and keep more of your profits. 

We all know how long those retail shifts can be, especially around the holidays. Thankfully, this device comes with a long-lasting Li-ion battery that can go for a whole 12-hour shift and still have a charge. 

This radio has a "page all available" feature, which can alert the whole staff to an emergency. 

On the other end of the spectrum, the DLR1060 has a direct call feature that allows management to communicate one-on-one with an employee. If you want to alert an associate about a potential situation without telling everyone, this is a perfect feature. 

Will the Motorola DLR1060 be an excellent addition to your retail store? Contact us today for a free quote that can be personalized to the specific needs of your location. 

Want to Learn More? 

What you've seen here is some of the very best security radios that Tech Wholesale has to offer. However, not all of these radios will work for your business. 

We're standing at the ready to ensure that you are making an informed purchase decision. 

For additional assistance, feel free to reach out to TechWholesale anytime via live chat, contact form, or call us at 888-925-5982. 

If you know the radio you want, contact us to receive a personalized quote. 

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