WEST MELBOURNE, FL, September 9, 2015 – RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE MKT: RWC) today announced that it received an order totaling approximately $1.0 million from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The order is for RELM’s KNG-Series Digital P-25 portable radios and D-Series mobile radios with accessories. It is anticipated that the orders will be fulfilled during the third quarter of 2015.
RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey commented, “The breadth and intensity of recent wildland fires has been unprecedented, and amplified the need for effective and reliable radio communication. RELM’s BK Radio products have been the solution of choice for the Forest Service for over two decades. Our entire team is acutely aware that lives of U.S. Forest Service professionals are often at risk. Accordingly, we take great pride in supporting their mission with world-class equipment that the firefighter can use with confidence. We look forward to continuing our relationship with the USFS and reaffirming their trust for many years to come.”
About APCO Project 25 (P25)
APCO Project 25 (P25), which requires interoperability among compliant equipment regardless of the manufacturer, was established by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials and is approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The shift toward interoperability gained momentum as a result of significant communications failures during emergency events. RELM was one of the earliest manufacturers of P25-compliant products, and today remains a staunch supporter of the P25 standard.
About RELM Wireless Corporation
As an American Manufacturer for almost 70 years, RELM Wireless Corporation has produced high‑specification two‑way communications equipment of unsurpassed reliability and value for use by public safety professionals and government agencies, as well as radios for use in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. Advances include a broad new line of leading digital two‑way radios compliant with APCO Project 25 specifications. RELM’s products are manufactured and distributed worldwide under BK Radio and RELM brand names. The Company maintains its headquarters in West Melbourne, Florida and can be contacted through its web site at www.relm.com or directly at 1‑800‑821‑2900. The Company’s common stock trades on the NYSE MKT market under the symbol “RWC”.