Welcome to Metropolitan Communications and Radio Communications
Our companies carry a complete selection of quality wireless communication products including Motorola and Radius two way radios, accessories and on-site paging systems. We are an Authorized Motorola Two Way Radio Dealer and carry numerous other two way radios. We perform warranty repair service and complete system installations.
We also sell, install & service telephone systems and are a dealer for ESI. Call For Free Telephone System Demonstration.
Our experienced team provides highly competitive wireless and radio communication solutions through the application of innovative and proven advanced technologies to support client goals. As an Authorized Motorola Two Way Radio Dealer, we provide the most reliable radio communication solutions including paging systems, repeaters, and dispatch consoles as well as numerous accessories and other devices such as headsets, light bars, mobile computers, and much more.
We provide a thorough analysis of client needs and goals then prepare a crisp clear matching specification aimed at cost-effective fulfillment. While evaluating the comprehensive client scenario, we identify and focus high-intensity solutions on specific areas of need as part of a well-structured plan.
Metropolitan Communications, Inc. and Radio Communications Service, Inc. strive to provide the most cost effective and highly reliable wireless communication products and services attainable. We aim to help you achieve your wireless two way radio communications goals while providing you with the greatest value both seen and unseen. We provide a wide variety of wireless communication solutions, from Motorola mobile radios to public safety mobile computers.
Metropolitan Communications and Radio Communications experienced team of radio consultants and technicians always take the time to do things right. We do this by planning the entire development process from system design through installation, customer training and service. This enables us to better coordinate each job while providing a higher level of customer satisfaction.
Founded in 1956, Radio Communications Service, and later Metropolitan Communications (1980) have together become two of the largest and most successful independent two-way radio shops in the tri-state area. Since the mid 1980's second-generation owner and CEO, Dale Petrovitch, has lead Radio Communication Service and Metropolitan Communications with growth and customer satisfaction in mind.
Shear business savvy and forward thinking has allowed not only for the continued success of Radio Communications and Metropolitan, but also its many satisfied customers whom have benefited from Mr. Petrovitch's outstanding service. With a proven track record spanning 45 years, RCS and Metropolitan are ready to aid you in the ever evolving world of wireless communication and technology. Give us a call today to learn how our Motorola mobile radios and accessories can help you communicate more effectively.
Our companies carry a complete selection of quality wireless communication products including Radius and Motorola mobile radios, accessories, on-site paging systems and more. We are an authorized Motorola Service Station (MSS) and perform warranty repair service and complete system installations. We also sell, install & service telephone systems and are a dealer for ESI.
There are six essential products and services provided by our companies:
Our companies provide the "best of breed" technologies, as they become commercially available, including high quality equipment from major suppliers including Motorola, ESI, Eventide, Kenwood, TX/RX, RAD, Bridgewave, Andrews, Zetron and others.
Perform on-site needs analysis; determine customer requirements and appropriate solutions. Translate requirements into a clearly defined list of materials and services to be provided.
Contract to provide all necessary materials and labor to implement a completely operational system.
After Market Maintenance
Provide full service maintenance for complex systems on contract or on demand. Our companies maintain a full time staff of personnel and fully equipped service vehicles to guarantee prompt response in the service area on a twenty-four hour, seven-day basis.
Proof of Performance Testing
Our companies will provide personnel, electronic measuring equipment, vehicles and other necessary professional services to perform system operational tests. This includes measuring all specified parameters, operational evaluation and formal certification.
Our companies will arrange for numerous regulatory authorizations necessary to implement and commission an operating system. We retain a full service regulatory focused legal firm in Washington, DC to handle FCC matters.
Dale L. Petrovitch,
President & CEO
Dale possesses over twenty-five years of solid two-way radio business experience. He has been active in the business for over twenty years and manages the day-to-day operations on a highly interactive basis. Dale serves as the president and chief executive officer for the companies and also oversees specific project coordination.
Rick has worked in the wireless telecommunications business for over 30 years in both sales and management. He manages the day to day sales operations for both Metropolitan Communications and Radio Communications Service. Rick has extensive experience in wireless communications system sales and system design for both Public Safety and Commercial applications. These include Radio, Paging, Wireless Broadband Data Systems, Emergency 911 and Commercial Telephone systems. Rick has over 20 years of project management and sales management experience and holds certifications from Motorola, Kenwood, Zetron, EF Johnson, Bridgewave Communications, and ESI.
Rich started as a technician with Radio Communications in 1976 and has been at Metropolitan since January, 1981 serving in his current position. He is involved in the daily operations ensuring timely service to our customers and ensuring the technical group is equipped with the latest technology. He also assists the installation departments with their technical issues and assists with some in house sales.
Senior Sales Consultants
John has over 15 years experience in two-way communications. With his knowledge and technical certifications he possesses a strong background in the design, sales and project management of two-way radio, Public Safety telephony, wireless data, microwave and paging systems for First Responders, municipalities and commercial businesses. He is factory certified by Alcatel-Lucent, Plant CML, Motorola, Zetron, Kenwood and Estech-ESI, His product experience covers the whole spectrum of two-way and wireless voice and data systems.
Ron has over 5 years of sales experience. He is a Motorola Certified Radio Communications Representative. Ron possesses strong product knowledge of Motorola, Kenwood and Zetron two-way wireless communications, as well as Callboxes and Amplification systems.
Key Technical Team
John Higgins graduated with honors, from Philadelphia Wireless Technical Institute after attending a comprehensive 2 year electronics course. Then entered the United States Air Force where he received additional electronics training on microwave relay and communications equipment. John was hired by Radio Communications Service, Inc in 1974 after completion of 4 years active duty with the United States Air Force. Currently employed with Radio Communications Service he is responsible for field service of Public Safety Communications Systems and supporting infrastructure equipment for several agencies. He currently manages the maintenance of the Delaware County, PA 911 radio system consisting of a 21 site, 32 channel, 500 Mhz Simulcast and conventional systems for Police, Fire and EMS. Also included are a 4 site Motorola Mobile Data System, 8 site Simulcast Digital Paging System, 7 site Microwave Radio System and 17 ACOM console positions located at the 911 dispatch center. Additional duties and responsibilities include, design and testing of private radio systems, wireless data systems, Radio Frequency propagation studies, technical training, system documentation and review of maintenance performed on other private and public safety communications systems . In order to keep current on products and technologies continued education is required in the areas of Wireless RF, Microwave Radio, SCADA, and Network Data system technologies. These include computers, networking and several manufacturers� equipment product lines. John holds a General Radio Telephone Operator License, with ship radar endorsement and is an ETA Certified Electronics Technician.
Bob Hughes heads up our Telecommunications Division. He has over thirty-eight years experience in telecommunications with the past eight years focused on Emergency 9-1-1 Center communication needs. Bob also held various management positions with Bell/Verizon for 12 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, from Rosemont College and graduate studies with Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. He is certified by Nortel Systems for the Merdian-1 PBX and Symposium as well as Plant/CML Inc. for MAARS, VESTA/M-1 Call Center software, and Magic, a management information system (MIS). He is experienced with Mercom digital recording systems, Cisco routers, Windows Server operating systems, Windows XP software, Microsoft Office and database management.
Systems Design & Engineer
Began employment with Radio Communications in 1979 while attending classes in a course of study for an Associate�s Degree in Electronic Engineering Technologies. Graduated with honors in December 1979 and became a full time employee of Radio Communications. While employed for RCS was responsible for field service of Public Safety communications systems. Transferred to Metropolitan Communications to support the Companies expansion and to manage the maintenance of the Chester County 21 Site, 16 channel Multi-Net radio system, 12 Site Motorola Data System and Microwave Radio system. Additional duties are the design and testing of Private radio, wireless data and in building amplifier systems. To keep current on products and technology continued education in the areas of Wireless RF, Microwave Radio, SCADA, and Data system technologies along with computer and Manufactures products.