RELM Wireless Receives First Government Radio Order
By Space Coast Daily // June 28, 2012
Emergency Communications Equipment
BREVARD COUNTY • WST MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – RELM Wireless Corporation has received its first order for digital portable radios and equipment from the U.S. Department of Defense.
The Tactical Communications contract issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security totals $128,000.
“It is significant because it opens the gate as the first order issued to us under the TacCom contract,” said RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey. “It was also encouraging to win this business in direct competition against other suppliers on the contract. We have high hopes for this contract as a vehicle through which we can drive sales growth. This order is the first step.”
The project was established by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials and is approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The new equipment ensures communications will operate efficiently in the event of emergencies.
RELM has been in business for more than 60 years, producing high-specification two-way communications equipment of unsurpassed reliability and value for use by public safety professionals and government agencies.
It also produces radios for use in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications.
RELM’s products are manufactured and distributed worldwide under BK Radio and RELM brand names.
The company is headquartered in West Melbourne.