Isotrope’s David Maxson wins Canal Safety Challenge

Those who follow Isotrope know we like to get involved in cool things, this post reports on the results of our latest cool project. Isotrope principal David Maxson entered a Canal Safety Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The challenge was to build a device to prevent drowning in irrigation canals.  On Thursday […]

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Maxson Co-Authors 5G Safety article in “Health Physics Journal”

In response to the whirlwind of madness about the horrible things 5G technology supposedly does to humanity, I was honored to participate in writing a technical brief with some of the best and brightest in the field of bioelectromagnetic science. It was published in Health Physics in August. The formal citation is below. It bears

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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

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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 in an

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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

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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.

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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

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