ACG Systems Partners with ICOM and Etherstack to upgrade the Bureau of Reclamation’s Radio Communications System

ACG Systems (ACG), in conjunction with Icom America and Etherstack, will upgrade the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BOR) radio system to a six site composite trunking system, expanding radio communications over a 600 mile radius in the southwest United States.
With a mission to manage, develop and protect the nation’s water and power systems, the BOR requires critical and reliable radio communications for their water resource operations. ACG offered the BOR a Very High Frequency (VHF) radio upgrade program to provide secure voice communications with ongoing service and technical support.
With ACG at the helm of installation and configuration, the comprehensive technical solution is comprised of Icom repeaters, portable and mobile radios with rugged accessories, and Etherstack controllers. The project will include high quality, 100 percent compliant radio handsets, repeaters, mobiles and a combination of accessories manufactured by Icom to meet the BOR radio requirements. As part of their standard suite of service offerings, ACG will provide asset tracking and equipment management throughout the life of the IDIQ.
“We’re delighted to partner with Icom and Etherstack to support BOR in their strategic conservation efforts. By blending technology and integration services, our proven partnership approach ensures the best possible products and services for our customer,” said Tim Carney, Vice President at ACG.
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About ACG Systems
ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.
About Icom America
Icom America Inc., headquartered in Kirkland, Wash., is a subsidiary of Icom Incorporated of Japan. Icom Inc. has over 50 years of experience designing, engineering and manufacturing two-way radio and communications equipment. The company’s product line serves land mobile, amateur, avionics and marine markets. The company actively develops digital technology such as IDAS™ and D-STAR, and implements P25 and WLAN radio solutions.
About Etherstack
Etherstack is a wireless technology company specializing in licensing mission critical radio technologies to equipment manufacturers and network operators around the globe. With a particular focus in the public safety, defense, utilities, transportation and resource sectors, Etherstack’s technology can be found radio communications equipment used in the most demanding situations. The company has R&D facilities in London, Sydney, New York, Yokohama and Berlin.