The purchase included Ritron's RCCR one-piece, narrowband-capable model. The same radio is future upgradeable to the accepted Class I railroad digital transmission standard, referred to as NXDN Digital. The FCC established a January 2013 deadline for radio users to switch from wideband analog technology to narrowband analog or very narrowband digital radio technology.
Ritron, Inc. is a privately held corporation located in Carmel, Ind. Founded in 1977, the company specializes in the design and manufacture of a wide range of industrial-grade wireless communication products and systems.