Wal*Mart transitioning away from conventional radios

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Wal*Mart transitioning away from conventional radios

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According to this article, Wal*Mart will be transitioning to giving their employees mobile devices with a built in PTT feature. As mentioned in this thread at Radio Reference, some stores have also switched over to a 900 ISM radio system. The days of monitoring them on 154.5700 and 154.6000 are coming to an end.
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Timing of this couldn't have been better. I was in Macy's Hyannis over the weekend. Each employee had their own over one ear headset connected to a small
2 in x 2 in square down by the waist. Did not see a traditional radio ? Also unless I'm losing my touch, spent a good few minutes in front of the Hyannis Old Navy. Even though each employee had a small portable..never caught anything on their common freq.
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They are however giving the old radios to their customers, who in turn will use them to coordinate brawls over items in short supply, in various parts of the store. A 5 minute warning will be broadcast to all units with the hopes of maximizing spectator attendance.
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Scott wrote:
07 Jun 2021 07:36
They are however giving the old radios to their customers, who in turn will use them to coordinate brawls over items in short supply, in various parts of the store. A 5 minute warning will be broadcast to all units with the hopes of maximizing spectator attendance.
Isn't that what Tik Tok is for?
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W1KNE wrote:
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Isn't that what Tik Tok is for?
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W1KNE wrote:
07 Jun 2021 08:52
Isn't that what Tik Tok is for?
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