Established in 1983, Great Lakes Communications is a Professional Manufacturer’s Representative firm specializing in the Commercial Wireless Industry.

We serve Radio Dealers and End Users in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.



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IWCE is the one mobile communications show attracting a multitude of technologies. Presenting you with the information and products that you need to keep pace with the changing regulatory climate and advances in technology – IWCE is a must attend event! Find solutions to the many concerns and issues facing users and providers of mobile communication technologies in the carefully designed Conference Program and Workshops, providing full coverage on today’s critical topics. IWCE plays host to more than 350 exhibiting companies and 10,000 attendees annually, showcasing the latest in cutting-edge communications technologies and regulatory information for businesses.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.

Grants Office Releases Websites with Grant Information (8/25/10)
To help all municipalities, companies, and citizens navigate the massive amount of information available on federal, state and foundation grant funding, Grants Office released 15 free, informational websites dedicated to providing funding information related to specific functional areas. Each year, federal and state governments release more than 1,000 programs and about $400 billion in grant funding for a wide variety of applications.

The .info sites - they all have .info extensions - can be accessed from the directory portal at Grants information on the sites comes free to users from the Grants Office UPstream Online Knowledge Base, a proprietary database of funding information updated every business day with federal, state and foundation grant opportunities.

Following are some of the websites:

Homeland Security Grants
IT Grants
Firefighter Grants
Public-Safety Grants
School-Safety Grants
Utility Grants
Interoperability Grants

Homeland Defense Grant Links:




Kenwood Approved for Ohio's MARCS


Kenwood’s P25 radios are approved for use on Ohio’s Multi-Agency Radio Communications System (MARCS). This is a statewide system incorporating the P25 standard in the 700/800MHz frequency bands. Contact us today for more information on Kenwood P25 radios and how your agency can benefit by utilizing the very latest radio technology on MARCS.


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