Freedom Communication Technologies has contracted Jack Hoffman Associates to represent its products in Arizona, California and Nevada.  Jack Hoffman Associates is a recognized leader in the LMR industry - especially in the test equipment arena - with nearly 50 combined years of experience.  Customers in the company's territory can contact them via their website at:  http://www.jhainc.net  ...

R8100/R8000 Firmware Release 3.1 Adds These Powerful New Capabilities Full output range over the generate port from +5dBm to -125dB New remote front panel application with significantly faster response time Enhanced AutoScan - find signals faster and easier AutoTune™ support for Kenwood radios utilizing USB programming cables Independent test pattern selection in P25 duplex mode   Visit our Upgrade page to download this important firmware update.  And be sure to visit us at IWCE in Orlando on March 7th and 8th.   ...

Freedom Communication Technologies will be demonstrating an industry-first at PMR Expo from November 28th through 30th in Cologne, Germany: A comprehensive TETRA TMO handset test solution in an affordable, fully portable (6kg) instrument! With the introduction of our TETRA TMO test suite, Freedom further establishes itself as the unquestioned industry leader in PMR testing. The option performs all of the following measurements: Transmitter RF Power Carrier Frequency Offset Burst Power Profile Over Time Timing Error Peak & RMS Vector Error Residual Carrier Power Unwanted Output Power Modulation Spectrum Constellation Diagram   Receiver Single Ended and Loopback Bit Error Rate (BER) and Message Erasure Rate (MER) Test signals supported: Type 1: TCH/7,2 Type 2: SCH/F Type 3: BSCH +SCH/HD Type 15: TCH/S PRBS tests Paging Sensitivity   All test results are colour coded for instant pass/fail analysis, and the user is given the ability to create and save user-defined test limits. Be sure to visit us in Stand...

Freedom Communication Technologies has hired Luis Riano to serve as Business Development Manager for Latin American markets.  Riano has over 20 years of experience in wireless communications and test equipment sales and business development, including extensive background in LMR and avionics test instrumentation for both commercial and military customers.  Based in Florida, he will cover Mexico, Central America and South America....

Freedom is pleased to announce two new additions to its family of international channel partners. Comnet Co. Ltd, Freedom's newly appointed distributor for Japan, is a long-time distributor of two-way radio products and solutions for a wide array of markets in Japan.  An authorized distributor for Motorola, Yaesu and Icom, Comnet has a highly experienced group of technical professionals and also provides system integration services for sophisticated communication solutions. Korea Rental Corporation was established in 1989, focusing on three major rental segments, of which Test & Measurement Instruments is the largest. The company dominated the domestic market for rental of Test & Measurement Instrument for years, with the support of over 400 types of equipment and a ISO/IEC 17025 accredited calibration laboratory. Building on the success of its rental business, Korea Rental Corporation started it test equipment distribution business in 2007....

At the Railway Interchange 2017 show in Indianapolis from September 17th through 19th, Freedom will be demonstrating it's first-in-the-industry Positive Train Control (PTC) test option for the PTC-ITCR protocol used by Class 1 railroads.  Freedom offers the only PTC test capability available in a full-featured LMR test set.  Freedom also offers the most comprehensive NXDN test capability in an LMR service monitor, making it the supplier of choice for railroad radio shops nation-wide. Visit us in booth 2418 in the RSSI (Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc.) hall at the Indianapolis Convention Center. ...

Freedom's new release adds AutoTune support for still more widely deployed radios:  Harris XG-100 mobiles and BK Technologies KNG Series portables.  It also supports a vocoder option for P25 Phase 1, enabling technicians to hear P25 audio, both over-the-air and from a connected handset. The release also adds Occupied Bandwidth measurement as a standard spectrum analyzer feature.  To download this important update, visit the Upgrades page of our website....

Freedom Communication Technologies announced that it has appointed Mercury Aerospace Ltd.as its distributor for the United Kingdom and Ireland.  Mercury will sell the entire Freedom product line, including the industry-leading R8000 and R8100 communications system analysers as well as new products slated for introduction over the next several months. Mercury has experience in all forms of radio communications testing including the military, commercial and aerospace sectors, and brings a combined experience of over 70 years in the radio test industry and adjacent markets. Lee Foster, Business Development Manager for Mercury, said “Mercury Aerospace is delighted to have been chosen as the new distributor for Freedom products in the UK and Ireland.  We pride ourselves on working with successful and professional companies that manufacture top quality products.  For us, selling product is only the start of our relationship – we support our customers into the long term with comprehensive support and training as...