Emergency communications vehicle for public safety
Spacenet of McLean, Va., introduced its mobile emergency communications vehicle for disaster recovery and first responders. The vehicle provides converged data, voice and video communications housed in a General Motors H2 Hummer. Communications systems include a satellite communications link, digital telephones, land mobile radios, a laptop PC, video surveillance equipment and power interfaces for a generator or other standby power. The satellite link is built around an auto-acquisition antenna mounted to the roof of the vehicle, according to the company. www.spacenet.com
Tactical radio for military personnel
Harris Corp. introduced the RF-7800M-MP, a multiband tactical radio designed for battlefield networking. The radio provides secure voice and high-speed networked data services with up to 20 watts of output power over the 30 MHz to 2 GHz frequencies. In addition, it runs narrowband and wideband waveforms off a single military battery. A vehicular amplifier adapter, the RF-7800M-VA, is available to boost power to 50 watts. www.harris.com
EMI filters for Europe, Asia
Spectrum Control of Fairview, Pa., introduced its metric threaded electromagnetic interference, or EMI, filters for Europe and Asia. Capacitance values range from a 100-packet filter to a 12,000-packet filter, and the filters have a current rating of 10 amps, a voltage rating of 100 volts of direct current (VDC), and a dielectric withstanding voltage of 250 VDC. Prices range from $2 to $5.
Wi-Fi access point
Cisco Systems introduced its next-generation Unified Wireless Network offering that includes the Aironet 1250 Series access point. According to the company, the enterprise-class device is the industry’s first Wi-Fi-certified 802.11n draft 2.0 access point and the only commercially available product to have participated in the Wi-Fi Alliance 802.11n draft 2.0 test bed. www.cisco.com