Futurecom Systems Group, ULC Announces New P25 Tactical Repeater With Backpack Option

Las Vegas, March 23, 2016:  Futurecom Systems Group, ULC today announced the introduction of a new line of P25 tactical repeaters with backpack option. This new product line offers portable radio coverage extension for special tactical teams including police and military personnel.

The P25 tactical Repeater with backpack option is a lightweight full duplex 10 Watt repeater available in VHF, UHF, 700 MHz and 800 MHz bands. An internal lithium battery provides between 8-13 hours of operation and an optional backpack sling is designed for comfort and stability in the field.  

"The new tactical repeater is the result of listening to our customers. I am extremely pleased and proud of our engineering team's results to continue to provide first responders with effective and efficient solutions to bring RF coverage to where they need it. ". said Paul Halinaty, Futurecom CEO.

Futurecom will be showcasing the P25 tactical repeater at the International Wireless Communications Expo in Las Vegas, NV.  Booth #1021 from March 23-24th, 2016.

The P25 tactical repeater will be shipping in Q2 2016.

Headquartered in Concord, ON, Futurecom Systems Group, ULC is a leader in the design and manufacture of RF coverage extension products for public safety customers. Futurecom’s customers include major radio equipment OEMs, public safety users, utilities, integrators and two-way radio dealers. Futurecom is owned by McWane Inc., a family-owned business located in Birmingham, AL. McWane is one of the world's largest manufacturers of iron water works and plumbing products, and one of America's largest privately owned companies.

About McWane Inc.

McWane, Inc. is a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Alabama, with companies across the United States and the world.  At the McWane Family of Companies, we cast ductile iron products--including pipe, valves, hydrants, fittings, and plumbing products--manufacture fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, steel pressure vessels, and build network switches and monitoring equipment.  We are the leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world while focusing on the safe, environmentally-friendly manufacturing of our products.  With more than 6,000 team members McWane has a longstanding commitment of support to the communities where we live and work.