Isotrope’s David Maxson at BWCS TrainComms 2018

In London at BWCS TrainComms2018, the Wi-Fi on trains conference, David Maxson participated in a panel titled “With all These Things to Worry About, is On-Train WiFi Worth It?”.  Panelists included: Emmanuel Dalmar (Thalys), Pierre Eisenmann (21Net), and Malcolm Keys (BAI Communications). The panel was moderated by Graham Wilde from BWCS. Mr. Maxson answered technical […]

NAB Engineering Handbook

David Maxson authored two chapters, 3.4 and 10.2,  in the recently published 11th edition of the NAB Engineering Handbook. Chapter 3.4 is about “Managing Workplace and Environmental Hazards“. Chapter 10.2 is about “AM Radio Equipment Performance Measurements“. The NAB Engineering Handbook is the definitive resource for broadcast engineers. Read more about David Maxson and chapter 10.2 in an […]

UTA FrontRunner Wi-Fi

Isotrope is pleased to have assisted the GBS Group on a project to improve the Wi-Fi on the Utah Transit Authority’s FrontRunner commuter rail: The GBS Group Selected to Deliver Passenger Wi-Fi for UTAH Transit Authority on FrontRunner Trains Virginia Beach, VA – October 7, 2016 – The GBS Group, a systems integration and technical […]

Comparison of Utah Wireless Broadband Speeds

In 2011 and again in 2013, Isotrope conducted a project that measured wireless broadband speeds for the State of Utah.  The project was funded by the State Broadband Initiative (SBI) of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). This past summer Isotrope prepared a Comparison Report, comparing the results from 2011 and 2013 drive tests. […]

Defining “Public Safety Grade”

Isotrope has worked with Public Safety agencies in the past to recommend ways to harden their communications systems.  The Public Safety Telecommunications Council recently released a report “Defining Public Safety Grade Systems and Facilities”.  The report focuses on the implementation of a Public Safety Broadband Network, i.e. Firstnet, but these standards and recommendations apply to Land […]

Isotrope Drive Testing Services

Isotrope now offers comprehensive in-house drive testing services.   Our carrier class test gear measures CDMA, 1xRTT, EVDO, GSM, GPRS/EDGE/UMTS, HSPA and LTE technologies.   Isotrope provides benchmarking of data as well as voice calls.  The test platform, combined with our carrier class signal propagation modeling software, provides comprehensive benchmarking services.  In addition to measuring outdoor wireless […]

New RFSigns.com Catalog

I’ve distilled our RFSigns.com website down to a small 22 page printable catalog.  It’s my first serious attempt at using MS Publisher to do something.     I think we can agree I’m not a graphic designer but the catalog isn’t bad for a first attempt.   You can check it out here.

David Maxson awarded Wireless Communications Professional certification IEEE

David was recently awarded the prestigious Wireless Communications Professional certification from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  This certification, earned by rigorous examination on Wireless Communications Engineering Technology (WCET), demonstrates the breadth and depth of David’s knowledge and experience with all aspects of personal wireless services engineering.  IEEE WCET Certification.