Analog two-way radio has been the backbone of two-way radio communications for over a half-century, but in recent years a demand for new features and capabilities that analog technology cannot provide has raised the question for many radio managers of whether it is finally time to begin migrating their systems to digital. While the "digital versus analog" debate will be argued for years to come, the following posts should provide useful information for anyone asking themselves the question: "Is it time to migrate to digital?"
Improved voice quality, greater capacity, longer battery life, as well as data features not available on the old analog systems, are just some of the benefits gained with a move to digital. In regard to looming regulatory pressures that demand greater spectrum efficiency to solve the issue of frequency congestion, digital technology provides a good solution to this problem by virtually doubling the channels on a single frequency. Download WHY DIGITAL TWO WAY RADIO WHITEPAPER to learn more.
In this multi-part series on Digital Migration, we cover the topics of Better Range and Voice Quality, Better Capacity, Voice & Data, and Ease of Migration. The chart below shows how digital radios provide greater Range and