Tip for cleaning Walkie Talkie Charger connections

Tip for cleaning  Dirty Battery Charger Connections Dirty battery charger connections can prevent the Walkie Talkie battery from charging. This article provides a secret industry tip for cleaning charger connections. A customer in the Northern City of Hull, in the UK was having problems with his six-way multi charger. The issue was not a fault […]

Fuses in Radio Equipment power Supplies

The importance of fuses in radio equipment power supplies A safe two-way radio equipment installation requires the ability to quickly disconnect the supply to the equipment, if a fault develops. Fuses are a cost effective solution, for equipment safety. What are Electrical Fuses Fuses are devices that protect equipment installations, from excess electrical current. Excess […]

What Is 6lowpan

What is 6lowpan Wireless Technology? 6lowpan name comes from an acronym consisting of a combination of the  IPv6 Internet Protocol and also Low-power Wireless Personal Area Networks (LoWPAN). The standard is designed to allow the Internet Protocol to be wirelessly transmitted on small devices , which only have limited processing power. Wireless IOT Standard Low […]

What is Lora Wireless Technology

Lora LoRa is a spread spectrum wireless technology, developed by Semtech Corporation. It has been developed to allow long distance transmission of low rate data. The low rate data is collected by remote field sensors and actuators, and is used for Internet of Things and M2M applications. Lora uses the 868 Mhz unlicensed radio spectrum, […]

Smart Environment

The ‘Smart Environment’ means the use of low power wireless sensors to detect changing variables in the environment. There are three distinct stages of a Smart Environment system, which will be considered in terms of INPUT-PROCESS-OUTPUT. The input stage is concerned with the gathering of the data source, and getting it to the process part […]

Wireless Smart Cities

Things that the Internet of Things can measure around future  ‘Wireless Smart Cities’ using low power wireless sensors:- Waste Management Wireless Smart Roads Smart Parking, ensuring best use of limited space. Structural Health, such as changes in length of bridge wires on a suspension bridge. Mapping Urban Noise pollution. This affects human quality of life, […]

Retrofitting the Internet of Things to Industry

Things to Consider When Retrofitting the Internet of Things to Existing Industrial Equipment   The Internet of Things, or IOT for short is already known to the public through innovative products, such as body worn fitness monitors, that record and upload data to the internet. In the industrial sectors, such as manufacturing, new systems are […]

Aerial spotting in Lincoln

Aerial spotting Recently we went aerial spotting  for communications aerials around Lincoln. We cunningly disguised ourselves inside a number 15 bus, armed only with our eyes. For those people who say that two way radio communications is a thing of the past, I have news for you. There are many business radio antennas on chimneys […]