Hytera, ta provider of professional mobile radio (PMR) communications solutions, is partnering with Silke Communications to provide digital portable radios in support of the Police Unity Tour- Challenge Ride, the company said.
The “Challenge Ride” begins in Somerset, New Jersey on May 9th and ends 250 miles later in Washington, DC on May 12th.
Proceeds from the National Unity Tour go to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. In 2016 the tour raised USD 2.5m, bringing the total donations to more than USD 20m.
The primary purpose of the Police Unity Tour is to raise awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty. It also raises funds for the National Law Enforcement Officer´s Memorial and Museum. What started out in May 1997 with 18 riders on a four-day fundraising bicycle ride from Florham Park, NJ to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. has grown into nine chapters consisting of over 2,200 members nationwide who make the trip annually.
Since its founding in 1993, Hytera has been dedicated to the development, manufacturing and sales of two-way radios and wireless trunking systems. Today, the company has become a full solutions provider for professional wireless communications for public safety, government agencies, transportation, and commercial/light industrial sectors. Hytera´s reliable, robust and secure communications products are distributed in more than 60 countries across the globe.
Silke Communications has been serving wireless communications needs for 50 years. Today it serves customers in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Nevada. Services range from provisioning, installation and maintenance of digital radio and data equipment to the construction and maintenance of the communications facilities and towers supporting its West Coast wide area digital network, FleetNet. FleetNet is the West Coast´s largest privately-owned digital radio network.