Tower & Site en Minn. National Guard: Thomas Simota showcases capabilities of deployable communications unit <div class="node-body video-body">Sergeant First Class (SFC) Thomas Simota, interoperable communications manager for the Minnesota National Guard, highlights the features of a Minnesota National Guard deployable unit, which is designed to support interoperable communications between the military and public-safety entities. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Tower & Site Federal Government/Military Interoperability Public Safety Video Tue, 01 May 2018 21:10:00 +0000 54651 at AT&T outlines 5G strategy for rest of year <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T expects its mobile 5G deployments operating on millimeter-wave spectrum to have transmitter sites that will be within 150-250 meters of each other, based on the performance results from the carrier’s fixed millimeter-wave trials to date, according to company officials. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Coverage & Interference Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation Tue, 01 May 2018 19:53:00 +0000 54641 at Pepro: Vic Garmong showcases new Nano Radio Site <div class="node-body video-body">Pepro CEO Vic Garmong showcases the company's new Nano Radio Site, a 1,200-pound transportable solution that can be utilized as a temporary or permanent hardened site to support networks in challenging coverage environments. Featuring the new Nano Enclosure that uses Pepro's patented Faraday Cage technology, the site is designed to withstand a lightning strike and includes two solar panels to extend power supply to the site. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:56:00 +0000 53981 at Virtualnetcom: Mohan Tammisetti and Gary Monetti outline features of RAID standalone LTE network in hardened 12.5-pound backpack <div class="node-body video-body">Virtualnetcom CEO Mohan Tammisetti and Gary Monetti describe the capabilities of the Rapid Autonomous Instant Deployable (RAID), a hardened communications backpack that transmits signals at 4 watts of power and includes an LTE eNodeB, an LTE evolved packet core (EPC) and IMS support for multimedia applications that enables a first responder to communicate, even when there is no connection to a terrestrial LTE network. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Coverage & Interference Federal Government/Military Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:53:00 +0000 53901 at Sinclair Technologies launches new antennas that leverage printed-circuit-board (PCB) design <div class="node-body article-body">Sinclair Technologies this week will introduce its new line of LMR base-station antennas that utilize printed-circuit-board (PCB) technology to deliver solutions that are designed to provide greater performance and durability at a lower cost than traditional mechanical-designed antennas, according to a company official. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Antennas Base Stations System Design IWCE Sun, 04 Mar 2018 14:57:00 +0000 53811 at NATE: Todd Schlekeway previews upcoming show, organization initiatives and 2018 outlook <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Todd Schlekeway, executive director for the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE), outlines some of the highlights of his organization's annual show, which will begin on Feb. 19 in Nashville this year. Schlekeway also discusses changing trends in the wireless industry and expresses optimism about the outlook for wireless in 2018.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/nate/nate-todd-schlekeway-previews-upcoming-show-organization-initiatives-and-2018-outlook" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="" /><a href=" Schlekeway podcast 02-07.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6452736">Todd Schlekeway podcast 02-07.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tower & Site Network Operations & Maintenance Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Installation System Operation NATE Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:31:00 +0000 53511 at AT&T’s Sambar emphasizes company’s commitment to public safety, touts disaster-response efforts <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T is committed to serving public-safety users that subscribe to FirstNet, which is illustrated by the carrier’s enhancements of its network, personnel and disaster-recovery efforts that have been tested in recent months, according to Chris Sambar, AT&T senior vice president for FirstNet. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Base Stations Coverage & Interference Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation Wide Area NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:19:00 +0000 52581 at Motorola Solutions: Anatoly Delm highlights capabilities of LTE backpack <div class="node-body video-body">Anatoly Delm, Motorola Solutions’ director of global infrastructure marketing, describes the features of the LXN 500 LTE Ultra Portable Network Infrastructure, an LTE backpack that delivers eNodeB, evolved-packet-core (EPC) and application-server functionality in a 30-pound form factor that can be carried to difficult-to-cover locations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Applications Coverage & Interference Public Safety APCO Motorola Solutions Sun, 27 Aug 2017 18:48:00 +0000 51751 at Radvisory 5G: Keith Radousky discusses alternative strategies for densification of wireless sites <div class="node-body video-body">Keith Radousky, president of Radvisory 5G, outlines how myriad technologies can be leveraged to provide broadband wireless connectivity via cell sites in nontraditional locations, such as on the rooftops of low-rise buildings. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Backhaul Tower & Site Coverage & Interference Enterprise System Design Thu, 01 Jun 2017 21:28:00 +0000 50661 at EJL Wireless Research: Earl Lum outlines some key deployment decisions for AT&T, FirstNet <div class="node-body video-body">Earl Lum, president of EJL Wireless Research, highlights some key differences between LMR designs and the LTE architecture that AT&T will deploy for FirstNet during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at 5G North America in Austin.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation Thu, 18 May 2017 21:13:00 +0000 50511 at