Freedom Communication Technologies, a leading provider of radio test solutions for the public safety and commercial Land Mobile Radio (LMR) market, announced today that it has joined Astronics Corporation as a part of its Test Systems division. Peter J. Gundermann, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Astronics commented, “FREEDOM is a leader in wireless communications testing, primarily for the civil land mobile radio market. Their market focus and technology complements those we already have, and together, we will offer a broader range of test solutions to an expanded market. The acquisition gives us a stronger market position in the radio test arena, a strong brand for our offerings and a larger addressable market. We are excited to expand our test capabilities and to bring FREEDOM on board with our Test business.” Ricardo Viloria, FREEDOM President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We are thrilled to join the Astronics team.  Their extensive technology...

Freedom has made its most comprehensive firmware update ever with new release 3.0.1.0, now available from the Freedom website.  This extraordinary release includes, among other new features: AutoTune Option for Harris XL-200P Portables AutoTune for Motorola APX6000B Portables (included with APX AutoTune option) P25 "Explicit Mode" Trunking Option Single Side Band Option "Autoattenuation" Automated Input Attenuation Selection - STANDARD   This is the most feature-loaded release ever for Freedom products, demonstrating again that unlike any other test instrument in the market, Freedom system analyzer only improve and become more powerful over time....

At the Harris International Users Conference beginning April 23rd in San Antonio Texas, Freedom will be showing the latest in its expanding support of the Harris radio line. AutoTune automated test and alignment software for the XG-75/ Model 7300, XG-100M and XL-200 will be on display. Visit us at the Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio to see leading-edge support of Harris radio products! Get more details on the event here. ...

The Cambridge Group will be hosting a training and networking event on April 20th at Dr. Pepper Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Freedom will be there conducting training and demonstration on our AutoTune feature and on testing digital LMR formats. There is no charge and the event includes dinner and a ticket to the Plano RoughRiders game!  But space is limited, so register today!   ...

On April 5th, we will conduct a workshop on our R8100 and R8000 test equipment products at the Tessco Innovation Showcase in Nashville Tennessee.  We will demonstrate our powerful AutoTune™ automated test and alignment features and cover any other LMR test topics you may have. Register for the Showcase here:   https://www.tessco-one.com/ At the end of the registration process, enter the code JoinUs96 to sign up for our test equipment workshop. We look forward to seeing you there! ...