ETA http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33631/more en The skills gap in America and the nature of work in the wireless industry http://urgentcomm.com/blog/skills-gap-america-and-nature-work-wireless-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Trade-press articles regularly cite a shortage of trained professionals in several industries, including wireless communications. While this appears to be the case, technology continues to automate many tasks once done by humans. This article examines the changing landscape for wireless professionals and various approaches to giving them relevant training.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/skills-gap-america-and-nature-work-wireless-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/skills-gap-america-and-nature-work-wireless-industry#comments ETA Network Operations & Maintenance Standards System Maintenance EWA Technology View from the Top Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:49:00 +0000 36611 at http://urgentcomm.com Penton’s International Wireless Communications Expo and ETA International Co-Located in 2015 http://urgentcomm.com/eta/penton-s-international-wireless-communications-expo-and-eta-international-co-located-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Agreement to co-locate at the Las Vegas Convention Center in March 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/eta/penton-s-international-wireless-communications-expo-and-eta-international-co-located-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/eta/penton-s-international-wireless-communications-expo-and-eta-international-co-located-2015#comments ETA IWCE Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:09:00 +0000 29691 at http://urgentcomm.com Tips for hiring and training radio technicians http://urgentcomm.com/blog/tips-hiring-and-training-radio-technicians <div class="node-body blog-body">Throughout the industry, there is a shortage of good radio technicians, but dealers can close this gap by following best practices for hiring and training employees.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/tips-hiring-and-training-radio-technicians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/tips-hiring-and-training-radio-technicians#comments Land-Mobile Radio ETA Network Operations & Maintenance Test and Measurement View from the Top Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:27:00 +0000 29531 at http://urgentcomm.com ETA International: President Teresa Maher talks about co-location with IWCE 2015 http://urgentcomm.com/eta/eta-international-president-teresa-maher-talks-about-co-location-iwce-2015 <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Teresa Maher, president of ETA International, explains why her organization will co-locate its annual conference with IWCE next year in Las Vegas, as well as what attendees can expect.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/eta/eta-international-president-teresa-maher-talks-about-co-location-iwce-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2014/07/teresa-maher-eta.jpg" 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="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/ETA Teresa Maher podcast on co-location.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=7435202">ETA Teresa Maher podcast on co-location.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/eta/eta-international-president-teresa-maher-talks-about-co-location-iwce-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/eta/eta-international-president-teresa-maher-talks-about-co-location-iwce-2015#comments ETA Network Operations & Maintenance IWCE Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:21:00 +0000 29481 at http://urgentcomm.com ETA offers myriad certification opportunities to dealer technicians http://urgentcomm.com/network-operations-amp-maintenance/eta-offers-myriad-certification-opportunities-dealer-technicians <div class="node-body article-body">At a time when communications technology is evolving rapidly, technicians that have the proper training and certification credentials are more valuable than ever.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/network-operations-amp-maintenance/eta-offers-myriad-certification-opportunities-dealer-technicians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/network-operations-amp-maintenance/eta-offers-myriad-certification-opportunities-dealer-technicians#comments ETA Network Operations & Maintenance Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:49:00 +0000 26651 at http://urgentcomm.com Here’s the perfect antenna http://urgentcomm.com/antennas/here-s-perfect-antenna <div class="field-byline"> By Ira Wiesenfeld, P.E., and Roger Blouch </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The EH antenna requires little space and performs much better than conventional antennas in the HF bands. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/antennas/here-s-perfect-antenna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/antennas/here-s-perfect-antenna#comments Antennas Coverage & Interference ETA System Design Gold Mon, 08 Jul 2013 21:30:00 +0000 21141 at http://urgentcomm.com First steps toward LMR-LTE convergence http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/first-steps-toward-lmr-lte-convergence <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding the similarities and differences between LMR and LTE systems is essential to figuring out how to layer them. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/first-steps-toward-lmr-lte-convergence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/first-steps-toward-lmr-lte-convergence#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution ETA System Design Gold Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:45:00 +0000 20451 at http://urgentcomm.com How to bridge the gap between LMR and wireless broadband http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/how-bridge-gap-between-lmr-and-wireless-broadband <div class="node-body article-body">LMR may be the communications technology for today, but a private wireless broadband network could be in your organization's future. With proper planning, you can save resources — and money — while supporting both platforms.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/how-bridge-gap-between-lmr-and-wireless-broadband" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/how-bridge-gap-between-lmr-and-wireless-broadband#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution ETA System Design System Installation Gold Tue, 19 Mar 2013 16:28:00 +0000 18571 at http://urgentcomm.com Exploring LMR subsystems http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/exploring-lmr-subsystems <div class="node-body article-body">If the wrong pieces of equipment are designed or put into a system, it will not perform properly and resources will be seriously affected.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/exploring-lmr-subsystems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/exploring-lmr-subsystems#comments Land-Mobile Radio ETA System Design System Installation System Maintenance System Management Gold Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:23:00 +0000 18361 at http://urgentcomm.com The data evolution continues http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/data-evolution-continues <div class="node-body article-body">Myriad applications developed in recent decades have allowed LMR systems to shed their "voice-only" label. Meanwhile, broadband technologies like LTE promise an even brighter data future.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/data-evolution-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/data-evolution-continues#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution ETA SCADA Smart Grids System Design Telemetry Tracking, Monitoring & Control Video Surveillance Video Gold Fri, 04 Jan 2013 14:15:00 +0000 17791 at http://urgentcomm.com