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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 […]

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 […]

David Maxson to Present at NAB Show 2016

Isotrope’s David Maxson will be giving a presentation about 2 new kinds of interference in the FM band at the NAB Show 2016, Tuesday April 19th in Las Vegas. A preview of the presentation can be found in the NAB Preview edition of Radio World magazine. Read more here.

Automobile Key Fob Dead Zones in the News Again

David Maxson was interviewed by Fox-TV Chicago on the subject of car key fobs mysteriously not working in a certain area. The situation is similar to one David solved in Yonkers, New York. Here’s an excerpt from the story:

So what could be the source of that powerful interference? David Maxson is a wireless expert […]

Isotrope has Moved!

As we get ready to start a new year, Isotrope is pleased to announce that we have expanded into new space. The move was a long one, about 30ft as we moved from one building to the other. Though we may miss the charm of the former space in a 300 year old house, […]

Your mileage may be different: Reflections on megabits per second and miles per day.

Read David Maxson’s article for “Above Ground Level Magazine” ( chronicling the Isotrope 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).  In the article Mr. Maxson talks about theoretical wireless broadband speeds by […]

Radio Ink: Radio Tech Summit

David and I are traveling out to Silicon Valley next week to attend Skip Pizzi’s Radio Tech Summit. This should be a cool opportunity to discuss the future of radio. A lot of folks seem to think radio is dead. I think that it isn’t dead, but needs to evolve to take advantage of all […]