Welcome to Contact Communications

CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS is an official dealer for Hytera, Kenwood, Motorola, Icom, Vertex, Tait, and other radio products. We specialize in two way communications, Analog and Digital systems with GPS tracking. We are also a provider of POC Radios (PTT over Cellular) with tracking, voice logging and dispatch features.


Operating from Sonheuwel in Nelspruit, we provide all these services in the Lowveld area of Mpumalanga and Limpopo Province. We also provide similar services in other selected areas in Southern Africa like Mozambique, Zimbabwe Zambia, etc.


Contact Communications comply to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003.

Products

Two-Way Communication Products

Hytera
Kenwood
Motorola
SFE
Yaesu/Vertex
Icom
Kirisun

PTT Over Cellular (POC)

RealPTT
GuardianPTT

Weather Stations

Vantage weather station products
Kestrel Handheld weather stations

Solar Systems

Solar systems for telecommunications
systems, camara systems

Business Spectrum

CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS was established in 1986.

For the first two years their main business consisted of repairs on the following products:

  • Televisions
  • VCR’S
  • Car radios
  • Hi Fi’s
  • Microwave Ovens

During the 3rd year CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS started with Two Way Radio Communications and obtained their first community repeater Licence in 1989.

Soon CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS became leaders in the RF Field and addressed communications problems in all fields.

November 2001 Johan Krüger took over full management of CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS

Johan Krüger was a former technician at CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS and is well acquainted with the area and capabilities of CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS.

His wife, Marie, joined him in 2003 to assist him with the financial and admin side of the business.

In 2013, a very young and enthusiastic technician, Craig Hilligan joined the management and become a partner in the business. In 2016, Gerhard van Aardt also became a member to address new opportunities.

CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS continuously shows a very healthy growth in customers. Highly sophisticated and quality equipment is used on repeaters to ensure quality communications for better customer support. CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS became one of the largest communication companies in South Africa.

With the launch of digital (DMR) technology, we add this to our list of products and become leaders with the implementing of DMR in South Africa.

The company owns 42 repeaters on 17 different high sites (3. Repeater Sites) providing excellent coverage over large areas, from as far as Phalaborwa in the North, Maputo in the East, Carolina in the South and Belfast in the West. All sites are monitored 24 hours for any malfunction and power failures to eliminate extensive down time.

CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS own DMR network was recently established to bring DMR technology to the individual radio user. This network consists of 8 repeaters connected with each other via an IP network. We host and provide tracking and voice recording services to institutions like Lowveld Fire Protection Association and other individual networks and radio users.

CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS is appointed as the official dealer for the following communication equipment networks and systems.

  • Hytera
  • Kenwood
  • Icom
  • Motorola
  • Kirisun
  • Vertex
  • Tait
  • Fleetcall Trunking Network
  • SFE PTT International Network (Cellular Network)
  • Halo Smart PTT (Cellular Network)
  • Guardian PTT(Cellular Network)

CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS provide excellence service due to the fact that the company has highly qualified technicians with more than 120 years combined experience, equipped with test equipment such as Marconi’s, IFR’s, Frequency counters, oscilloscopes, etc.

Added to the existing services we offer sales and repairs on Telemetry systems, Satellite communications, Weather stations, Solar and Wind turbine charging systems, Intercoms systems, CCTV systems, IT network services and much more.

Our technicians are on 24 Hour standby in all weather conditions to keep all systems running.

From our well-situated premises, which have become a landmark in the city, we are able to provide our customers with excellent service and ample parking.

CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS has proven itself in the past and has the necessary experience and technical knowledge to assist anybody in the communications field and is therefore proud and confident to offer its services and knowledge to you!

ACHIEVEMENTS

The following contracts have been awarded to CONTACT COMMUNICATIONS.

Swiftnet: RF data transmitting;
Autopage: Paging network;
NEAR Contract: S.A National Defense Force radio backbone
Fleetcall: Maintenance of Trunked radio network;
Mbombela Local Municipality: Implementation of radio network
Thaba Chew Local Municipality: Implementation of radio network
Nkomazi Local Municipality: Implementation of radio network
White River Town Council: Telemetry control at water purification plant;
Ehlanzeni District Municipality: Telemetry control at water purification plant;
BP Mozambique: Integrated communications systems;
Komatiland Forest: Integrated communications system:
Ehlanzeni District Municipality: Maintenance Contract;
GLMC Joint Venture: Communication network for Sasol Gas Pipeline.
State Veterinary Service: Communication Network throughout Kruger National Park; Maintenance on the network and Communication equipment. Tender awarded in 2015 to expand and upgrade to Hytera DMR.
Disaster Management System: Integrated system for Disaster Management Mpumalanga Government/Mbombela Local Municipality for 2010 Soccer event
Mbombela New TETRA system: 1st and 2nd Line Repair and Maintenance On TETRA Network
Working on Fire (WOF) : National supplier and repairs of all Communications Equipment and Weather stations.
Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport: Installation of all communication equipment in control tower and emergency services.
Limpopo National Park - Mozambique: Upgrade and expansion of radio network to Hytera DMR network (9 sites)
Matetsi Reserve - Zimbabwe: Complete Hytera DMR network (7 sites)
Kalahari Oryx Farm - Upington: Complete Hytera DMR network (4 sites)
Karingani Reserve - Mozambique (Twin City Eco Tourismo): Complete Hytera DMR network (6 sites) and still expanding
Desroches Island – Seychelles: Complete Hytera DMR System
Robin’s Camp, Hwange – Zimbabwe – Joint Venture: Complete Hytera DMR System (3 sites)
Maputo Special Reserve – Mozambique: Complete Hytera DMR System (3 sites)
Gorongosa National Park – Mozambique: Complete Hytera DMR System (6 sites)
LEFPA Control: Integrated Aviation/DMR control room
Gorongosa National Park - Coutada 12: Complete Hytera DMR System (8 sites) Link with Gorongosa to form one network
York Timber: Complete Hytera DMR Network (6 Sites)
Montigny Plantation – Eswatini - Joint Venture: Complete Hytera DMR Network (3 Sites)

Contact Communications also providing communication networks for several emergency services and organizations during natural disasters of Act of God and crime prevention.

Awards

Repeater sites

Repeater sites

1.) BRONDAL 1 X Kenwood High Band Repeater
2.) ELANDSHOOGTE 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
3.) KAAPSEHOOP 1 X Kenwood High Band Repeater
1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
4.) KABOKWENI 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
5.) LEBOMBO 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
6.) MARIEPSKOP 9 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeaters
2 X Kenwood High Band Repeater
1 X hybrid combiner
7.) MAUCHSBERG 4 X Tait High Band Repeaters
1 X Kenwood High Band Repeater
3 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
1 X Spectra High Band Repeater
2 X Webb hybrid combiners
8.) MAURIECEDALE 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
1 X Kenwood High Band Repeaters
9.) MOUNT CARMEL 1 X Kenwood High Band Repeater
10.) NEBOKOP 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
11.) NELSPRUIT - STEILTES 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
12.) NELSPRUIT – BUNDU 1 X Kenwood High Band Repeater
1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
13.) ROCKY’S DRIFT 1 X Kenwood High Band Repeaters
14.) THORN HILL 1 X Kenwood High Band Repeater
15.) THREE SISTERS 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeaters
1 X Tait Mid Band Repeater
16.) UITKYK 2 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater
17.) WHITE RIVER 1 X Hytera DMR High Band Repeater

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