BMS acquires Data911




Broadcast Microwave Services, Inc. (“BMS”) Acquires Mobile Technology Solutions Provider Data911


 Industry: Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Poway, CA (September 8, 2016) – Broadcast Microwave Services, Inc. (“BMS”) a StoneCalibre portfolio company, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Data911, a well-known and highly respected developer and producer of modular information systems used by police departments, fire departments, and EMS customers. Data911’s products include in-car computers, in-car HD video systems, license plate recognition systems, body worn cameras, ruggedized computer tablets, and a cloud-hosted vehicle tracking enterprise software solution. The Company’s mission is to be an extension of its customers’ IT and telecommunications departments by helping them strategize, optimize, and implement technologies that improve efficiencies and create a significant return on investment.

“We believe that the combination of the mission critical products and services of Data911 together with BMS broadens our offering to the law enforcement and public safety community,” said Chuck Beck, President and Chief Executive Officer of BMS.“
Beck added: “BMS has a long history of providing the highest quality video transmission solutions to aviation assets worldwide and Data911’s focus on delivering world class solutions to mobile ground assets is a natural extension for us.”

Abigail Baker, Chief Executive Officer of Data911, expressed her enthusiasm for the transaction. “Given the reputation that the Company has built over the last 33 years, it was important for me to find the right partner to continue to provide the most advanced and comprehensive solutions on the market.” Mrs. Baker, who will continue to work with the combined company going forward, stated, “I’m truly looking forward to accelerating Data911’s growth in collaboration with BMS and StoneCalibre.”

About StoneCalibre
Headquartered in Century City, CA, StoneCalibre is a privately funded investment firm specializing in the acquisition of lower middle market companies. Founded by Brian Wall in 2012, StoneCalibre is focused on making investments in both special situations and quality long-term capital investment opportunities. For more information please visit our website at

About BMS
BMS, headquartered in Poway California, is a leader in COFDM technology for real-time long range wireless video and data links and recognized around the world as “The Downlink Experts”. BMS offers a broad range of components and systems, including transmitters, receivers, and tracking antenna systems, developed for law enforcement, unmanned aerial vehicles, and government surveillance applications and the broadcast industry. For more information, visit

For more information please contact:
Nick Matzke
Business Development
StoneCalibre, LLC
Phone: (310) 774-0376
Fax: (310) 427-7448

BMS Highlights Video Assist solutions at IBC 2016


BMS will be at IBC 2016 in Hall 1 Stand A10 highlighting its license-free COFDM low latency wireless video systems which include transmitters, antennas, receivers, and accessories – everything needed to deliver robust long range live wireless video. BMS systems provide reliable – real-time HD views of what the camera is capturing even in the most challenging wireless conditions.

The BMS Video Assist Camera Kit pairs a small camera-back microwave transmitter with our advanced Carry- Viewer 4 (CV4) digital touchscreen receiver/monitor along with all the accessories needed to offer a complete broadcast quality wireless solution – with license-free options– for covering video assist applications. Wireless video kit configurations using the modular half-rack xDR2000 receiver are also available.

BMS is a StoneCalibre company headquartered in the USA with a sales and service center in Taunusstein, Germany. BMS is the recognized leader in professional wireless video solutions with nearly 35 years’ experience providing flexible and robust wireless video systems for the broadcast industry. BMS delivers a portfolio of leading-edge systems that serve a diverse and professional customer base. The Company’s reputation for cutting edge wireless products and premier customer service has established BMS as the leader in professional real-time wireless video.


25 July 2016


Mark comes to BMS with over 30 years of experience working with Defense, Law Enforcement, and First Responder customers around the world. During his career, he has worked with a wide range of platforms and technologies from advanced weapons, missile and radar systems, to unmanned air and ground vehicles.

He most recently served as Director, Sales and Customer Support for Remotec a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman focused on the design, manufacture and support of hazardous duty robotic systems.

BMS is pleased to welcome Mark’s strong customer-centric focus to the team, maintaining the excellent customer relationships and programs that BMS has developed over many years while exploring new markets and opportunities.

Broadcast Microwave Services, Inc. (BMS) a StoneCalibre company has over 35 years’ experience with full motion, real-time long, range wireless video and data transmission. BMS provides a broad range of components and systems including transmitters, receivers, and tracking antenna systems, developed for the professional broadcast, law enforcement, unmanned aerial vehicle, and government surveillance applications.
BMS’s COFDM microwave technology provides reliable, real-time, high-quality wireless performance in even the most challenging environments. BMS systems set the industry standard in performance and quality. BMS Systems include wireless RF camera links, air-to-ground video and data links, point-to-point video and data links, auto-tracking ground antenna systems, relay systems, and portable microwave links for HD video.
BMS Inc., is located in Southern California, USA with Sales and Customer Service operations in Germany.

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