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Top 3 Types of Telecom Tech

Radman 2XT   Technology has become an intricate part of every industry across the globe and telecom is no different. But, when it comes to telecom tech, what are the top 3 things that technicians can have to keep them safer and make their jobs easier? Our Gear Experts® are going to outline the top 3 pieces of tech every tower technician should have.  

RF Monitor

  When it comes to safety while climbing, some hazards can be seen – but some can’t. Radio Frequency or RF poses a non-visible threat that often can’t be detected by humans until it is too late. The type of RF monitor that you should use will depend on the jobs at hand.  

Narda RadMan 2 XT RF Monitor

  Narda-RadMan-Top-Telecom-Tech-GME-Supply-Blog   $1,195.00 | Shop Now  


FieldSENSE 2.0 Personal RF Monitor

  Fieldsense-Top-Telecom-Tech-GME-Supply-Blog   $599.99 | Shop Now  

  Our Gear Experts® have covered RF in previous blog posts. → Click here to learn more about RF → Click here to learn more about the Narda RadMan 2 XT RF Monitor → Click here to learn more about the FieldSENSE 2.0 Personal RF Monitor  

Antenna Alignment Tools

  Antenna alignment tools make the difficult task of antenna alignment easier, faster, and more accurate. They save time and labor and prevent unnecessary mistakes. With different options like apps, connection methods, reporting methods, customization options, and reporting options, the versatility of antenna aligners ensures that no matter what the job requires, you’ve got the equipment you need.  

Smart Aligner Antenna Alignment Tool with Case by Multiwave

  Multiwave-Smart-Aligner-Top-Telecom-Tech-GME-Supply-Blog   $5,995.00 | Shop Now  


3Z  RF Vision Antenna Alignment Tool

  3Z RF Vision   Starting at $6,995.00 | Shop Now  

  Our Gear Experts® have covered antenna alignment, antenna aligners, and accessories extensively in previous blog posts. → Click here to learn more about the Multiwave Smart Aligner → Click here to learn more about the 3Z RF Vision Antenna Aligner  

Two Way Radios

  Rounding out the top 3 telecom tech items is the two-way radio. Two-way radios help keep crews in communication over long distances without having to worry about the drawbacks of a cell phone. With both digital and analog options, tons of accessories, and specific radios for specific reasons, you can custom tailor your team’s radios to meet your needs.  

Kenwood Two Way Radios

  Kenwood Radios Top Telecom Tech   Radios starting at $209.00 | Accessories starting at $9.35 | Shop Now  


Motorola Two Way Radios

  Motorola Radios Top Telecom   Radios starting at $209.00 | Accessories starting at $17.99 | Shop Now  

Whether you’re looking for comparisons about digital vs. analog, or looking for more information about specific radios, our Gear Experts® have covered two-way radios in past blog posts. → Click here to learn more about digital vs. analog radios → Click here to learn more about various Kenwood radios **The content of this blog is not intended to replace proper, in-depth training. The manufacturer’s instructions must also be followed and reviewed before any equipment is used.  

Telecom Tech: The Playlist

In the playlist below, we've compiled videos from some of our favorite telecom tech.  


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