Jim Holthaus is currently the Vice President-Project 25 Solutions for RELM Wireless.
Jim has been active in the development of Land Mobile Radio products since 1993 and has been an active participant in development of the P25 Digital Radio Standards. Jim received the B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska in 1984 and the M.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in 1989.
Jim is currently is responsible for product definition and market analysis for RELM Wireless with current focus on development of RELM’s P25 mobile and portable radio products. As such, Jim has been actively involved in fielding trunked radios products on various public safety networks. Jim has also participated in DHS-CAP Interoperability Test Events at various infrastructure vendor facilities.
Jim has been involved in the development of Project 25 Standards and Products is currently chair of the TIA-TR8.25 Compliance Assessment Formulating Group and TIA/APIC Vocoder Task Group. Jim has also chaired the TIA/TR8.4 Vocoder and TIA/TR8.10 Trunking Subcommittees.
Jim is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a member of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO), Vice Chair of the P25 Technology Interest Group (PTIG) and Vice Chair of the Telecommunications Industry Association Private Radio Section.