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- Batteries Not Included. Rockhold, John // Wireless Review;01/01/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p24
Reports on the wireless industry's move to 48 voltage power for its third-generation wireless systems. Percentage of the global wireless industry is expected to use 48V power by year 2005-2010; Effect of the move to wireless carriers; Requirements for upgrading to 48 voltage power. INSET: Rack...
- Controlling the remote. Sewell, Chris // Telephony;9/23/2002, Vol. 243 Issue 11, p40
Focuses on the developments of remote monitoring for wireless carrier companies. Problems on battery life after power outage; Presence of difficult-to-reach or inclement locations; Development of technologies to increase the battery life of telecommunication sites.
- Lights Out! Bauer, Robert // Wireless Review;11/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 22, p12
Provides an insight on how the wireless communications industry can deal with power fluctuations and outages. Impact of power failures on the wireless communication industry; Things to consider in choosing the proper power-protection configuration for mission-critical systems; Discussion on the...
- EDITORS' SPOTLIGHT. // Wireless Design & Development;May2000, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p16
Features power supplies for wireless communication devices. Modular switch-mode power supplies from Taiyo Yuden Inc.; Switching power supply with power factor correction from Phoenix Contact Inc.; Battery simulator/charger from Keithley Instruments Inc.
- Wireless service affected by blackouts. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;2/5/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p10
Reports that wireless carriers should be exempt from the actual or threatened rolling blackouts that have plagued California in the sam way wireline carriers are exempt, according to Verizon Wireless and AT&T Wireless Services Inc.
- Battery Issues Merit Attention. Patel, Nick // Wireless Week;12/11/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 49, p45
Discusses the application of batteries in wireless devices in the United States as of December 2000. Use of battery capacity to electronic devices; Effort made by battery manufacturers on power densities and chemical technologies.
- THE POWER OF POWER. Jackson, Donny // Mobile Radio Technology;Apr2008, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p42
The article focuses on the importance of the electrical power for the wireless communications industry in providing public safety in the U.S. The industry has realized that electric power is important as it generates the most advanced technology and sustains the operation of the spectrum. The...
- Automation Developments. // Transmission & Distribution World;Oct99, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p10
Presents news briefs on the automation of electric power distribution and delivery in the United States as of October 1999. Company selected by Montana Power Corp. to complete its geospatial resource management project for its electric and gas services; Load tap changer position indicator...
- Communications System Design. Newton, Charles W. // Transmission & Distribution World;Apr2011, Vol. 63 Issue 4, Special section p14
The article presents the importance of secured and robust communications system design that will become the foundation on which smart grid application can be built in the U.S. According to the Utilities Telecom Council, utility planners need to first develop utility-wide strategic communications...