Top 5 Emergency Communication Methods in a Disaster

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Which method of communication is suitable in case of emergency? 

Mobile Phone / Cell Phone

Mobile networks would quickly become overloaded due to the massive increase of users in a disaster. Except calling, text messaging and e-mails , applications apps and social medias may still could get you right emergency communication.

Landline Telephone

It is not probably the most popular emergency communication any longer, but having a landline telephone could be a life saver when your mobile phone or other electronic devices are limited. Depending on the types of technology supplied by your provider, the landline telephone will work probably. Its plans vary, but are cheaper.

Both emergency communications are great above if power and internet is still available! However, when will it happen what if they’re not available? These emergency communication methods below would be become more vital.


RETEVIS Walkie Talkie /RETEVIS Two Way radio

A two-way radio is a pair of handheld radios that can talk with each other provided, if both are on the same frequency, within a certain distance. One user can talk while the other listens and vice-versa. It is great to have among emergency responders in the field, as a quick emergency communication to communicate with each other.


Citizens Band Radio /CB Radio

A CB radio is capable of short-distance communications, allowing short-distance person-to-many persons bidirectional voice emergency communication among individuals, operating on 40 channels near 27 MHz (11 m) in the high frequency band. It is similar but more complex and expensive than a regular two-way radio. 


RETEVIS Amateur Radio /RETEVIS HAM Radio

It requires the user to be a licensed Amateur Radio operator usually. However, in times of crisis and natural disasters, amateur radio is often used as a means of emergency communication when wireline, cell phones and other conventional means of communications fail.

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