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About Stones Mobile Radio

We are your Full-Service Motorola Solutions Partner and we will handle anything 2-way Radio related! 

What We Offer

Full service solution partner for anything 2-way radio related
  • From Sales to Installation
  • Cell Signal Boosters
  • Bi-Directional Amplifier Installation/ Inspections
  • GPS/ Telematics
  • Bus/ Vehicle Cameras


In 1986, Stones Mobile Radio installed the first 800 MHz trunking system (SMR). To date Stones Mobile Radio has licensed over a dozen of these systems with more than 25,000 square miles of coverage and thousands of users.


In 1990 Motorola approached Stones Mobile Radio Inc. in becoming an Authorized Motorola Dealer. Since that time, Stones Mobile Radio Inc. has become the largest distributor of radios for Motorola in this region.


In 1998 Stones Mobile Radio, Inc completed the construction of a new 11,000 sq foot service facility to better serve the ever-growing needs of its customers.


In 2002, Stones Mobile Radio was sold to Chris Ranisate and Paul Haen. In March of 2017, Chris purchased the building from Hy-Z wireless in Devils Lake, ND and started a second location. Stones Mobile Radio, Inc is now solely owned by Chris Ranisate.


In January 2021 we started upgrading our 13 site 800 MHz trunked Connect Plus system to the New Capacity Max trunked system.

Stones Mobile Radio, Inc. started in 1954 by Neil E. Stone in Thief River Falls, MN with one simple goal: To Provide effective and reliable communications maintenance and service to professional and business radio users. That same customer-oriented philosophy has guided our organization and predicted our relationships with our clientele and is still the foundation of our business today.

Stones Mobile Radio Inc. is a diversified communications service organization. We perform a variety of important services for our customers. This multi-faceted approach to communications and service has projected Stones Mobile Radio, Inc into a position of leadership in the communications service industry and has made us the largest, most versatile communication service organization in the region.

At Stones Mobile Radio, we realize communication is the heart of an organization and with our new 13 site Capacity Max StoneCast Network you can experience faster key up times and smooth roaming across sites offering a responsive user experience and solution Tailor-made for your organization. Whether you need 1 site or all 13, Stones Mobile Radio has you covered.