Ross County MARCS Radio Project Advertisement


The Ross County EMA is requesting sealed bids for the purchase of twenty-four (24) MARCS compatible radios. The scope of work for the radio purchase is available upon request.  Please contact the Ross County EMA at their website, and click on Bid tab or email them at   to request the scope of work for this project.

Ross County Emergency Management Agency


Ross County Emergency Management Agency is requesting sealed bids in reference to the purchase of twenty-four portable MARCS compatible radios along with miscellaneous accessories.

  1. Radios must be 700/800 MHZ and have a minimum of 256 channels
  2. Radios must come with a palm lapel microphone
  3. Radios must have P25 trunking
  4. Radios must come with a 700/800 MHZ antenna
  5. Radios must come with an intrinsically safe battery
  6. Radios must come with three-year industry standard parts and labor warranty
  7. Radios must include programming.

Miscellaneous accessories:

2 storage containers (large enough to hold 12 radios, chargers, and spare batteries, durable, pelican-type)

28 chargers – radio

24 intrinsically safe batteries


Please submit all sealed bids to:

Ross County EMA

C/O Paul Minney, Director

P.O. Box 87

Chillicothe, OH 45601


Please submit all sealed bids to the Ross County EMA no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019. The Bids will be opened Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.

The Ross County EMA will NOT have any further contact with vendors until after the June 3rd. deadline and a vendor has been chosen.  Radios/Accessories must be delivered no later than July 5, 2019.