AEM’s new MTP136D radio approved for installation

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Kelowna, BC, Canada, April 11, 2024 – Canadian avionics manufacturer, Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp. (AEM), sees its new modern MTP136D forest service radio receive critical Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) certifications.

“We’re happy to see our new radio gain both certifications,” says Tony Weller, AEM’s Sales and Marketing Director. “These important milestones keep the radio on track to formal acceptance by the United States Forest Service (USFS), and towards an exciting pending Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).”

Designed with the USFS and aerial firefighting operators in mind, the MTP136D is a Project 25 Phase 1 compliant VHF FM solution for digital and analog communication on all channels across the 136MHz to 174MHz frequency band.

The MTP136D boasts a robust design to ensure the highest performance in lengthy and demanding firefighting environments. It’s easily integrated for tactical systems, platform upgrades, and is a plug-andplay replacement for existing legacy radios.

Why MTP136D?

  • Supports 40 zones and 5000 channels
  • Features a large NVIS-compatible screen displaying all critical information
  • Performs extended transmit duty cycles for continuous operation
  • Boasts an intuitive menu-driven interface for ease of use and functionality
  • Front-face USB-C programming and cloning for custom configurations loading

The MTP136D is shipping and being installed on aircraft throughout North America. Call the AEM sales team at 1-888-763-1088 or email to place an order and upgrade your fleet.

About AEM Corp.:

Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp. (AEM) is a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of aircraft communication and loudspeaker systems, avionics consoles, mission radios, caution panels, and CVM™ airframe crack detection sensors. AEM offers repair and refurbishment services, and is a Transport Canada approved manufacturer, holds EASA Part 145 Maintenance approval, and is ISO9001/AS9100D registered and certified under Canada’s Controlled Goods Program. (

AEM is a wholly owned subsidiary of SMS Canada Corp, part of the Structural Monitoring Systems plc (ASX Code: SMN) companies (