WEST MELBOURNE, FL, December 1, 2015 – RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE MKT: RWC) today announced that it received orders totaling approximately $2.2 million from a new state public safety customer in Oregon. The orders include KNG-series mobile radios and related accessories that will be deployed throughout the state.
The initial order, which totals approximately $1.4 million, is anticipated to be fulfilled in the fourth quarter 2015. The remaining orders totaling approximately $0.8 million address the agency’s requirements for 2016 through 2019. Although these orders are considered firm, they do not specify the precise date for delivery in each year.
RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey commented, “Through the years we have cultivated relationships and built a strong reputation in western states, including California and Washington, with both our D-series and KNG products. Today, we are very pleased to add the state of Oregon to our growing family of state and local public safety customers. One of the key objectives in developing the KNG product line was to strengthen our position and drive revenue growth in state and local markets. These significant orders from Oregon are a solid indication of progress in that regard.”
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 in critical emergency situations. RELM was one of the first manufacturers to develop P25-compliant technology.
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”.