About Us

When Greg Cottrell, the visionary Founder and President of Rugged Radios, embarked on this extraordinary journey over 30 years ago, his mission was nothing short of revolutionizing the off-road communications industry. What started as a dream has now burgeoned into the customer-centric communications specialist that is Rugged today, serving the diverse realms of Work, Race, and Play.

Communications Beyond Boundaries

  • At Rugged Radios, we believe in "Communications For Any Environment". Whether you're conquering the wilds of Baja in your UTV, chasing adventure on a weekend trail with your family, or soaring the skies in your private aircraft, we understand that you demand communications you can rely on.

    Rugged Radios proudly offers a comprehensive range of top-notch communication products - the uses of which span industrial job sites, agriculture, fire and safety, aviation, recreation, schools, circle track and especially high octane off-road racing.

Connecting the Unconnectable

  • We don't just connect; we “Connect to Anything.” Our communication products are designed and engineered right here at our headquarters in Arroyo Grande, California. We possess the unique ability to configure solutions for nearly any application. Quickly and easily creating adaptability in any and all communication systems gives us a huge leg-up in such a fast-moving industry. Whether you own a Rugged Radios, Motorola, Kenwood, or Icom radio, we're your steadfast connection. Can't find the cable you need online? Don't hesitate to reach out to our exceptional sales team who are here to make your connections possible.

Unleash Your Potential

  • With our team of experts, unparalleled service, and an extensive product lineup, Rugged Radios has rightfully earned its title as the premiere choice for all your communication requirements. Our commitment to delivering world-class service and support to every customer is unwavering, and our race support staff sets a standard of technical assistance that is nothing short of extraordinary.

Built Tough for Your Journey

  • Our products embody the spirit of rugged toughness. We engineer them with the finest components and incorporate our proprietary technology that outshines the competition. Our passion for communications shines through every product we offer, reinforcing our dedication to helping our customers Go Further®.