Two way radios are handheld, portable wireless communication devices that interact via radio waves on a single, shared frequency band. Walkie-talkies are capable of transmitting over short and medium distances, and, unlike cell phones, they are not reliant on a tower. This makes them a more reliable communications medium in a disaster event like a flood or the aftermath of a tornado, when traditional communications infrastructure may be down.
Two-way radios should be part of every organization’s disaster mitigation plan. Here are a few best practices for their use:
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