AEM Launches New Forest Service Radio

News November 8, 2023

Posted by Alanna Haggard

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AEM launches new MTP136D panel-mount Forest Service radio

Kelowna, BC, Canada, November 8, 2023 – Canadian avionics manufacturer, Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp. (AEM), launches a new modern panel-mount radio for special-role and multi-mission platforms. Designed with the U.S. Forest Service and aerial firefighting operators in mind, the MTP136D is a Project 25 Phase 1 compliant VHF/FM solution for digital and analog communication on all channels across the 136MHz to 174MHz frequency band.

The MTP136D boasts a robust design to ensure the highest performance in lengthy and demanding firefighting environments. It’s easily integrated for tactical systems, platform upgrades, and is a plug-andplay replacement for existing legacy radios.

“This new radio helps to modernize tactical aerial firefighting communications with the industry’s most technologically advanced and up-to-date panel-mount solution,” says Tony Weller, AEM’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “We’re proud to bring such a sophisticated and capable unit to market and help operators successfully complete some of the harshest missions out there.”

The MTP136D was developed in consultation with tactical aerial firefighting agencies and offers an agile P25 capable guard receiver. It supports 40 zones and 5000 channels and has a large NVIS-compatible screen displaying all critical channel and operational information.

MTP136D Features:

  • A panel-mount transceiver with intuitive menu control and front-panel programming.
  • Provides sub-audible signaling, (CTCSS/CDCSS) capability, with standard and extended tone encoding and decoding.
  • Covers available digital and analog channels from 136MHz to 174MHz within the VHF/FM band.
  • USB-C programming/cloning interface with consumer-grade USB Flash Drive.
  • Extended Transmit Duty Cycles for continuous operation.

The MTP136D is available for pre-order. Call the AEM sales team at 1-888-763-1088 or email to put down your fully refundable deposit and complete a booking order.

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