WEST MELBOURNE, FL, October 26, 2017 – RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE American: RWC) today announced that it was awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the USDA/U.S. Forest Service (USFS).
The BPA is for the Company’s portable and mobile VHF radios, as well as related accessories for deployment nationwide in federal forests. The term of the BPA commenced on September 22, 2017, and expires on September 21, 2022, providing for purchases up to $25 million. The BPA does not specify or guarantee purchase quantities or delivery dates.
RELM President Timothy Vitou commented, “As we have for almost three decades, RELM is proud to support the forest service wildland firefighting professionals. With so many lives on the line in critical situations, ours is a support role that the entire company takes very seriously, and one that we value a great deal. The USFS has relied upon thousands of our BK Radio products in wildland fire suppression efforts over the years; first deploying our E-Series analog radios, our G-Series analog radios, our P-25 digital D-Series radios, and more recently migrating to our P25 digital KNG and KNG2-Series radios. We are committed to our relationship with the USFS for the full term of this BPA and for many years thereafter.”