E. F. Johnson

Communication Specialists Company carries E F Johnson two-way radios and trunked/conventional communication systems.  E F Johnson specializes in two-way radio for law enforcement, fire fighters, EMS, and the military.

Founded in 1923, the company has a lengthy history of leadership in numerous communication industry standards initiatives and organizations, and was one of the first developers of wireless communications products to be fully compliant with Project 25 interoperability standards. Communication Specialists can introduce you to a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to assist in effectively and affordably managing the transition to digital P25 compliant systems.

Markets We Serve

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Mobile Radios

Communication Specialists is serious about public safety communications! Just ask our customers (right), some of whom have been with us for 40 years.

Acme-Delco Fire & Rescue
Atkinson VFD
Bay Tree Lakes VFD
Bladen Co.
Bladen Co. EMS
Brunswick Co. EMS
Brunswick County Sheriff
Buckhead Fire & Rescue
Burgaw Fire Dept.
Burgaw Police Dept.
City of Wilmington
Columbus County EMS
Hampstead VFD
Kelly VFD
Kure Beach Fire Dept.
New Hanover County Sheriff
Northeast VFD
Pender County 911 Ctr.
Pender County EMS
Pender County Sheriff's Dept
Penderlea VFD
St.James Fire Dept.
Boiling Spring Lakes
Town Of Burgaw
Town Of Leland
Town Of White Lake
Tri-Beach Fire Dept.
Turkey Creek VFD
Wrightsville Beach Fire Dept.
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911 Call Centers

Area law enforcement, fire departments and emergency medical services trust Communication Specialists to design, install, program & maintain state-of-the-art 911 Call Center consoles.

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Communication Specialists sells, installs and services SHO-Me and Whelen lights and sirens for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS.


 

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Mobile Radio

Communication Specialists provides vehicle- mounted and portable radio communications for New Hanover International Airport, NC Department of Transportation, NC State Ports Authority, WAVE Transit, and Vopak, just to name a few.

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Repeater Services

In addition to mobile radio sales and service, we also provide Repeater Services for other transportation companies like Onslow United Transit System. OUTS is a private, non-profit agency that coordinates human services organizations and general public transportation.
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Vehicle-Mounted Radios

Wireless communications are an indispensible tool of our local agri-businesses.  Communication Specialists sells, installs and services mobile radios for the Farmer's Supply Company in New Hanover County, Fann Farms in Bladen County and D&H Spreading in Duplin County.  We also service Nash Johnson & Sons Farms and Murphy Brown Farms with multiple locations throughout southeastern North Carolina.

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Portables / Handheld Radios

Communication Specialists sells and provides troubleshooting and repair services for dozens of portable radios to Carolina By-Products' (formerly Valley Protein) five locations scattered throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

 

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Tower Services

Communication Specialists provides a variety of radio tower services, from new tower construction to ongoing maintenance for the US Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune facility. We also provide onging troubleshooting and repair services for their antennas and mobile radios.

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Vehicle Lights

The US Army operates a Military Ocean Terminal at Sunny Point in Brunswick County.  This Sunny Point army installation's secutiry division trusts their vehicle lights and siren business to Communication Specialists.
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Maintenance Contracts

Camp Lejeune's Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) have entrusted the maintenance of their mobile radios and portables to Communication Specialists for more than 8 years.
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The City of Wilmington, the Town of Wrightsville Beach and other public works facilities turn to Communication Specialists to troubleshoot and repair the mobile radios in municipal and county vehicles.  We also provide service contracts for private utilities like Progress Energy. We can service your mobile radios whether or not we sell them.

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Tower Services

Progress Energy is one of many local companies that owns and operates numerous communications towers across southeastern North Carolina.  Many of these companies depend on the tower maintenance experience of Communication Specialists' Mobile Radio Division, whether it is servicing antennas, TTAs or simply changing the tower beacons or strobes.

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Mobile Radio Sales & Service

Public utility providers like Progress Energy, Four County Electric Membership Corporation, MasTec E & R, Utility Meter Services (UMS) and Coastal Power and Electric are just a few of the public utilities and utility company contractors that trust their two-way radio communications to us!  Testimonials.
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UHF Paging

Cornelia Nixon Davis Health Care Center, Champions Assisted Living and New Hanover Regional Medical Center have turned to Communication Specialists' Mobile Radio Division for the purchase and maintenance of their UHF paging equipment.

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Mobile Radio

Area hospitals depend on us for a number of their wireless communications needs.  Not only do we provide various levels of paging services, we also sell and service the two-way radios for New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Dosher Memorial Hospital, Pender Memorial Hospital, Sampson Regional Medical Center, and Onslow Memorial Hospital Police Department.

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Mobile Radio

Two-way radio isn't just for public safety! Communication Specialists provides mobile radio sales and service for a number of area businesses including Coty, Inc.,  General Dynamics, Invista, Screen Gems Studios and Mayfaire Management Company, just to name a few.

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Repeater Services

We provide community repeater services, including LTR, conventional and trunking.  We also provide private repeater sales, repair and installation, with sites available throughout southeastern North Carolina.  Time-Warner and Figure Eight HOA are just two examples of area businesses that turn to Communication Specialists for their repeater services.

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Vehicle Lights & Sirens

We sell and service LED light bars, dash lights, grill lights and strobes, as well as sirens, speakers and switch controls from trusted manufacturers like Sho-Me (Able2) and Whelen.  Our customers range from public safety and utilities to private businesses like Hardee Mortuary and Coble, Ward Smith.

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School Bus Communications

Communication Specialists supplies, installs and services the mobile radios in hundreds of area school buses for the counties of New HanoverBladen, and Duplin, as well as Southeastern Pre-school and Education Center (SPEC).

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Call 24

Wireless emergency call systems are revolutionizing safety efforts on public streets, parks, hospitals and on school campuses. Communication Specialists has installed and maintains more than 100 Call 24 emergency call boxes for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

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