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In 1961, P&R was founded by Paul Reeves and Robert Pahren, hence the name P&R Communications. The company was established in an old gas station on the corner of East First Street and Meigs Street. The foundation of the company was as an Authorized Sales and Service Shop for Motorola and flourished as such. In 1990, Steve and David Reeves purchased the company from their father, Paul, and took over as co-owners of P&R. Through their efforts and dedication to growth, they have grown the company to its current size of over 50 employees.


We have worked diligently to set ourselves apart as a consultative, comprehensive wireless solutions provider for the entire Dayton area. We have grown substantially from our founding days to employ over 50 people from administration, inside sales and customer service to outside sales, public safety sales, service technicians, installers, engineers and project managers. We have diversified our product portfolio to move beyond just the sales and service of Motorola 2-way radios and radio systems. Though Motorola is still the core of our business, we have also picked up carrier solutions such as Nextel, Fleet Management/Vehicle Tracking products, paging, and have entered the siren and light industry for both commercial and public safety customers.  In addition, we have expanded our wireless reach to include over 10 tower sites that we have built, maintained and on which we lease space. 

We housed the entire operation in our original building on the corner of E. First Street and Meigs until January 2003. Having outgrown our original location, we moved part of the company across the street to what was an abandoned truck dock. We acquired, gutted and renovated the truck dock at 700 E. First Street to make it into our main customer lobby. We believed that in creating a state-of-the-art space dedicated to our customers, the customer experience would be greatly enhanced. We feel very fortunate to be able to have our 2 locations right across the street from one another, as well as being able to stay in Downtown Dayton, where we started and have thrived!


Much of our success is attributed to our ability to consistently recognize and understand the need of continual growth and adaptation in our ever-changing industry.  Our promise to you is that we will continue to bring you the latest, most technologically advanced solutions available in the marketplace in order to provide you with the seamless, reliable communication you require and deserve.


We’re proud to be known as your ONE source for wireless solutions!
Our scope of your project is from initial design and site walks through the final phases of implementation and optimization to ongoing maintenance and service offerings.  We are here through ALL aspects of your wireless communication solution including:

  • Analysis & Design
  • Construction
  • Site Leasing
  • FCC Coordination
  • Systems, Products & Accessories
  • Implementation & Optimization
  • Ongoing Maintenance Services

P&R has the technical expertise, range of products, stability and resources to be the long-term wireless partner that you require.   Our company philosophy is “The Standard Is Excellence”.  If there is something we cannot do to that standard, we don’t do it.  This is our guarantee to you. 

What can be accomplished with our breadth of wireless solutions is virturally limitless.  These include:

  • Broadband Networks
  • Consoles & CAD
  • Radio & Paging Systems
  • Digital Audio & Video Recording
  • Fixed & Mobile Data
  • Microwave and Wi-Fi Networks
  • IP Video
  • Carrier Solutions
  • In-Building Wireless Systems
  • Fleet Management/Vehicle Tracking Solutions
  • SCADA & Telemetry
  • Emergency & Warning Lighting & Equipment

For more information on any of our solutions or technical capabilities, please contact Katie Ward at 937.512.8175 or

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