In critical response situations, such as law enforcement or medical emergencies, reliable and secure communication is vital.
When operating a radio in the field, getting the best out of your equipment relies on understanding what is the best communications device to use in a given situation.
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Whether used for humanitarian, critical or military communications, security is essential in high frequency (HF) radio transmission. But just how secure is HF radio? It depends on the equipment being used.