The school is part of the University of London and has expanded recently at its two main sites on Keppel Street and Tavistock Place. It also has a strong presence at Bedford Square. The latest radio technology would provide the capability for their academics to communicate with each other throughout all three sites (even though they are spaced roughly one mile apart from each other).
Working at a cerebral, research environment means the research staff have to exchange information using two way radios without the signal breaking up. Also, the senior staff and security need radios to manage the day-to-day running of the establishment; as well as enhance the health and safety of everyone on the sites.
This radio system must possess the ability to handle a large number of radio users; and have the capability to expand in the future without a lot of expense. In such a vibrant working environment, it’s essential the two-way radios can communicate successfully in busy areas, and are durable enough to operate dependably outdoors.
GUARANTEED RADIO COVERAGE THROUGHOUT ALL THE SITES
We carried out free site trials and tests to ensure radio users could communicate with each other across all three sites. Our skilled engineers accomplished this using Motorola DP4400 digital radios working in association with two repeaters (DR3000). We strategically positioned the DR3000s at Keppel Street and Tavistock Place; interlinking them via the internet. With this configuration, the IP-connected repeaters are able to boost the radio transmissions sufficiently to achieve perfect coverage throughout the school sites.
To accommodate the large number of users, these radios provide twice the calling capacity. However, to expand the radio system further, ‘Linked Capacity Plus’ offers an effective multi-site trunking solution. This advanced technology extends the potential capacity to well over 1,000 users, without the need to add new frequencies.
For operating in loud areas, the ‘Intelligent Audio’ adjusts the radio volume automatically to compensate for background noise. That means the staff do not have to increase the radio volume to avoid missing a call in deafening situations. But more than that, these radios provide noise suppression to filter out any piercing sounds while users make calls. Also, when your employees need to focus on the task at hand; customisable voice delivers audible confirmation of channel and zone changes for convenience
ROBUST RADIOS THAT USERS CAN TRUST
These radios have been designed to withstand high usage. The well-constructed casings are sturdy, resilient and water-resistant. That means they continue to deliver high performance in the harshest conditions. And because the batteries in digital radios last up to 40 percent longer between charges compared to analogue, they continue to power the radios during prolonged school days.
ADVANCED SAFETY FEATURES THAT PROTECT THE STUDENTS AND STAFF
Working on large multiple sites can expose the staff to personal risk – especially when operating away from their colleagues. Employees have the ability to call for help by operating their Emergency button. Additional safety options also include ‘Man Down’ and ‘Lone Worker’; these increase the security of vulnerable staff by enabling colleagues to monitor their safety status.
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are thrilled with their new high performance two way radios. That’s because they now benefit from superb radio communications across their sites in the capital. But more than that, this radio system will allow them to expand the system, at minimal expense, at any time. Apart from being competitively priced, the DP4400 handheld radios are hard working, easy to operate, and rich in features. Their impressive functionality means the academic teams can continue their acclaimed research more efficiently and effectively. And, with advanced safety facilities available, the school can also improve the health and safety of both students and employees.
If your school or college requires two-way radios to improve the communications of your large site – please give us a call on 01245 403520 to discuss your needs.