Land Mobile Two Way Radio Consulting
APC (American Power Conversion) issues product recall It has come to our attention that there has been a recall on several models of power strips with embedded surge protection manufactured by APC. Since many of our customers utilize this type of item, we wanted to make sure that we alerted them appropriately. I know this […]
Electric Cooperatives are the best choice to provide Rural Broadband Here is an interesting post from Bloomberg with regards to rural broadband access. Politics aside, I’ve always wondered why Rural Electrics did not see this as an opportunity to service their customers. Even without Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) implementing this technology would not be […]
A few months ago, a client called with an unusual problem. They were in the process of adding a new radio system to their dispatch operation. Their radio tower was a few hundred feet from the 911 center and was connected via private telephone cable that we had engineered a number of years ago. The […]
Recently, we were working with a Public Safety customer that had new diesel generators installed at several two way radio and microwave system sites. We happened to meet the generator maintenance technician at one of the sites while doing other work. An interesting discussion ensued. It turns out that the technician, in his instructions had […]
Towers are like bridges – they all need maintenance, but unless they break or are visible, they tend to get neglected.
Public safety radio systems need to have proper power backup. But what is proper power backup? Not like this!
Implementing a digital radio system was a bold undertaking for this medium-sized electric co-op.