WORKSHOP: Sensors, smart cities and the implications for critical control rooms

SESSION OVERVIEW: Critical control rooms for the next generation of operations This workshop brings together representatives from a range of organisations and industries to discuss new and emerging sensors and the role that they play in supporting smart cities.   The discussion will highlight trends and issues impacting on critical control rooms around the world. A […]

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WORKSHOP: ARCIA Professional Development Training — Mapping and GIS fundamentals for critical communications

GIS and mapping is a science. So it is therefore very understandable why it can be so confusing in its application within radio communications. Most modern day radio management systems and GPS tracking applications are map based. This permits the GPS display of radio terminals along with other points of interest. Some of the most […]

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WORKSHOP: ARCIA Professional Development Training — Lightning protection and earthing systems

One of the serious issues facing all communications providers is the protection of sensitive equipment from power surges caused by electrical storms. This workshop will explain the causes and effects of lightning events, as well as outline the earthing requirements for communications towers and protection devices. Topics to be presented include: Is there such a […]

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WORKSHOP: Cutting through the hype — Current progress of standardised mission-critical LMR and broadband technologies for business- and mission-critical stakeholders

Insights on global progress being made in LMR digital (TETRA, P25 & DMR) and broadband (4G/5G) open standards for business- and mission-critical stakeholders. Supporting vertical market case studies on LMR, broadband and hybrid solutions, paths for interoperability underpinned by interworking standards efforts and how leading vendors/network providers are addressing LMR/MC broadband for voice, data and […]

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MASTERCLASS: Microwave Radio – 26/11-27/11

Microwave radio has been around for over 50 years so why would you spend 2 days in a master-class on this veteran technology? The challenge is that a lot has changed in microwave radio technology, as well as the regulatory framework, but nothing has changed in terms of the physics of the analogue signal over-the-air. […]

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