WHAT IS LMR?
LMR, or Land Mobile Radio, is push-to-talk two-way communication between radio transceivers. This can happen in a variety of mediums, including handheld, vehicle-mounted, and fixed base. LMR is utilized in a variety of industries including mission-critical communications in public safety and private communications for commercial industries. LMR is a primary communication method for these industries, enabling secure and instant daily communication.
Land Mobile Radio FAQs
How does the LMR frequency work?
LMR Frequency Charts display the ranges in which LMR works. For example, for commercial and public safety usage, there are a variety of frequencies in which LMR covers. LMR is available in 30-50 MHz (Low VHF Band), 150-172 MHz (High VHF Band), and 450-470 (UHF). The amount of area LMR covers depends on the frequency it is operating at.
Who uses LMR?
Land Mobile Radio (LMR) can be used for commercial and public safety purposes. This means there are applications in a variety of industries, including Law Enforcement, Fire & EMS, Utilities, and more! With this variety of applications, many businesses use LMR as their primary means of communication. LMR systems improve the efficiency and safety of your organization, while ensuring the technology is reliable in whatever scenario your business faces. Ultimately, LMR is important to ensuring all using industries have access to safe and secure radio communications.
What does LMR offer?
LMR offers a number of key benefits. Here is a list of a few.
- Enhanced Data - Transmit data faster between personnel to create enhanced efficiency and effectiveness. This ultimately allows you to realize the benefits of your data sooner.
- Enhanced Location Tracking - The ability to realize a teammates location faster creates enhanced situational awareness, ultimately facilitating faster and more effective communications.
- Connect Everyone - LMR is designed for extreme reliability in difficult environments. Due to its large range of functionality, LMR connects everyone across the world and is deployed for mission-critical communications.
- Interoperability - LMR works seamlessly with the technologies you currently have, including infrastructure, dispatch, and software applications.
Why is LMR important?
LMR is important because it is a communication method for those who need instant responses from their team. LMR systems are designed to provide quick and secure transmissions in a broad spectrum of environments. Furthermore, LMR systems have received a number of upgrades, making their current usage more reliable and interoperable for integration into other systems. Ultimately, LMR provides mission-critical communications for personnel on the front line, empowering them in their work. Find out more.
Explore LMR from Motorola Solutions
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