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Operating in the Polar Environment

Posted by Base Camp Connect on May 5, 2021

Establishing and maintaining communications can be challenging in any environment. What works in one region of the globe may be wholly unreliable in other locations. While each biome offers its own unique set of obstacles to overcome, the polar regions are perhaps one of the most difficult to operate in, especially for communications professionals.

For those who have not ventured to the extreme ends of our planet, the Arctic and Antarctic regions present intense conditions that require individual grit and preparation if one is to complete their mission. Some of the common obstacles include low temperatures, unique and sometimes dangerous wildlife, hazardous terrain, isolation, and atmospheric conditions that can wreak havoc on communications gear.

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Topics: communications interoperability, Communications equipment, polar environment

Base Camp Connect's favorite articles of the week!

Posted by Base Camp Connect on April 15, 2021

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Topics: bcc news, Favorite articles

Situational Awareness in Communications

Posted by David Daly on April 14, 2021

Situational awareness (SA) is a critical component to accomplishing any mission. Without a clear understanding of the physical world around us and how people act within that world, we cannot make informed decisions about our future actions. One of the foundational components of developing SA is reliable and effective communications. Maintaining communications is essential to developing SA and sharing our SA picture with all stakeholders. 

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Topics: radio communication, Communications problems, situational awareness

The Importance of Situational Awareness

Posted by David Daly on March 11, 2021

The importance of situational awareness (SA) in the tactical environment cannot be understated. From soldiers on the battlefield to law enforcement and other first responders' everyday operations, SA is fundamental to successful operations in any environment. For this reason, anyone involved in this type of work can benefit from a greater understanding of SA.

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Topics: critical communications, situational awareness

Our BCC-Tactical is certified IP67 and MIL-STD-810H!

Posted by Base Camp Connect on February 24, 2021

We have great news! After a lot of in-house tests, we were finally ready to have a governmental third party test our BCC-Tactical system to make sure it complies to the MIL-STD-810H high and low temperature and IP67 norm.

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Topics: bcc news

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