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Kenwood NXR-1700/1800 VHF/UHF Repeater, a compact, multi-mode conventional signal booster

Kenwood NXR-1700/1800 VHF/UHF Repeater

GenComm is proud to serve a diverse set of industries, from public safety to businesses, from schools to the medical field. Although their purposes and focuses may vary, workers in each industry need a reliable signal for their communication devices, like two-way radios, to work properly. To meet this need, GenComm is pleased to offer […]

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Career opportunities at GenComm

GenComm Shares Career Possibilities with Students

GenComm is proud to be a premier provider of public safety solutions in the Midwest, with a team of experts ready to meet our customers’ diverse communication needs. But industry-wide, as employees with vast technical knowledge look to retire, companies are challenged in finding qualified candidates to take their place. To attract more individuals in […]

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The Tait TP9800 Multiband Portable

In the fast-paced and unpredictable world of public safety, reliable communication tools make all the difference in critical situations. EMS, firefighters and police need radios that they can trust implicitly while on the job. That’s why GenComm is proud to offer the Tait TP9800 Multiband Portable, a rugged, lightweight and seamless multiband radio. Known for […]

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GenComm Expands with a New Facility in Johnsburg, Illinois

At GenComm, our commitment to delivering cutting-edge communication solutions and top-tier service to our customers has always been at the forefront of our mission. We are thrilled to announce a significant milestone in our journey, as we have recently acquired a brand-new facility at 2510 Hiller Ridge, Johnsburg, IL 60050. This state-of-the-art building, which our […]

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How Two-Way Radios Benefit Fleets

Fleet management is a dynamic and demanding undertaking. With safety as the paramount concern, the logistics of route coordination, scheduling demands, and the efficient movement of goods create constant challenges for fleet operators. Moreover, the ever-increasing demands of e-commerce have introduced new complexities, as customers now expect speedier deliveries. In this fast-paced environment, two-way radios […]

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Hytera’s HALO Bridge and HM652 Mobile Radio

GenComm is proud to offer the highest-quality products and services from industry-leading partners. That’s why we’re excited to unveil Hytera’s brand new, state-of-the-art HALO Bridge and HM652 Mobile Radio. HALO Bridge acts as a Radio over IP (RoIP) channel between Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (POC) radios and DMR/analog radios. Offering flexible connectivity and long-range communication, it […]

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The Importance of Two-Way Radios for a Secure School

August is here. As summer vacation winds down and administrators and educators prepare for the school year ahead, it is vital that schools prioritize safety and proper communication protocols. In any school setting – from K-12 to college – two-way radios are indispensable, empowering staff members to maintain order and discipline, enhance security, and rapidly […]

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Customer Spotlight: Waterford Union High School

Dan Foster is the principal of the district of Waterford. He has served as principal for the last 10 years and prior to that, he was Dean and Associate Principal for 7 years. GenComm had the pleasure of working with him and Waterford Union High School when they needed to update their communication system. GenComm […]

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Employee Spotlight: Joel Barthel

Joel Barthel is the Operations Manager at GenComm’s McHenry, IL location. He brings a positive energy and valuable experience to his role, and we are excited to have him on the GenComm team. We sat down with Joel to learn more about his background, position, and interests.   Can you tell us about some of […]

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A Month of Recognition: Firefighters, Teachers, Police, and EMS

Several weeks and days in the month of May have been set aside, across the country and even the globe, to show appreciation for various groups of public servants: EMS practitioners, police officers, firefighters, and teachers. GenComm is honored to serve customers in all these industries, and we join in expressing extra thankfulness to them […]

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