About

Innovative Communication Solutions

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Conveniently based on Te Ngae Road in Rotorua and servicing the Central North Island, The Alcom team are specialists in fixed and mobile radio sales, service, installation and hire. Call us to discuss your business or event communications.

ALCOM’s customers include:
  • Forestry Companies
  • Sawmills
  • Wood Processing
  • Log Harvesting Contractors
  • Log Transport Operators
  • Rural Sector/Farming
  • Government Ministries and Departments
  • Regional and District Councils
  • Emergency Services: Police, Fire & Ambulance
  • Electricity Providers
  • Tourism
  • General Transport Operators
  • Courier/Taxi Companies
  • Event Radio Communication Support
  • Service Industry Firms

MEET THE TEAM

VERNON DOUGLAS
Director (Sales & Projects)

Vernon’s varied career includes working as an accountant, a sales manager, a teacher and 15 years as an airline pilot. He leads the sales & technical team to ensure we provide customers with the most up to date, cost effective communication solutions. Vernon has been teaching himself Spanish and is now ready to visit Spain or South America to test his new-found language skills. He also likes to bike and walk in the Whakarewarewa forest.

07 345 8655 | Email Vernon

CATHERINE DOUGLAS
Director (General Manager)

Catherine, originally from Ireland, came to to New Zealand in the mid 1990s when she worked in sports management, tertiary education and then as a stay at home mum.  As  general manager she oversees the day to day business operations and customer service.  Now retired from playing team sports she stays active with regular swimming, biking and walking and also as a local league basketball referee and coach.

07 345 8655 | Email Catherine

CHARLIE T
Radio Technician/Installer

Charlie T is Rotorua born and bred and has been with Alcom since October 2016. He trained and worked as a radio technician in the 1980s before moving to work at FRI (now Scion) as a computer hardware technician. Charlie’s key areas of expertise include fault diagnoses, equipment installation and servicing & repair of radio equipment. In his spare time Charlie loves to tinker with electronic devices and his beloved classic cars.

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KOUROSH 
Communications Engineer

Kourosh hails from Japan and joined Alcom in February 2020. He has graduate qualifications in Electronic Engineering & Information Technology and has experience as a test engineer and radio software designer. Kourosh’s key responsibilities include programming, technical repairs, servicing and project work.  He is multiligual, is an amateur radio enthusiast and enjoys fishing and camping.

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