See below for class schedules....
ACES Schedule of Events
Seminar Room A
Testing & Aligning
Portable and Mobile Radios
Viavi Aeroflex will discuss proper techniques for aligning radios. We will cover manual and Autotest, testing and alignment.
Bill Nichols, Wichita, KS Viavi Aeroflex
Exhibits Open 9:30 AM
Discussion by TASC Systems of the various
components and applications of a site
Bill Neale Vancouver, BC TASC Systems, Inc.
12:00pm - Lunch & Door Prizes
Radio over IP (RoIP) for P25 radio networks
Codan will discuss IP based control protocols for analog and P25 digital radio systems. P25 Digital Fixed Station Interface (DFSI) can be used to connect open-standards based consoles and radio systems over different IP mediums. IP backhaul for P25 Voting and Simulcast radio networks, and their capabilities of an IP based connection, such as GPS tracking and remote monitoring/programming.
Pete Lunness Victoria, BC Codan Communications
Seminar Room B
The RSP-Z2 Dual Channel Gateway Distributed Architecture
JPS will discuss new architecture for the RSP-Z2 as well as Push To Talk over Cellular.
Iggy Bragado, North Carolina JPS Interoperability
Discussion and overview of the benefits and issues in extending radio coverage around both commercial, public safety and utility vehicles.
Chris Carbajal Irvine, CA Pyramid Communications
Exhibits Open 9:30 AM
Passive Intermodulation Theory and Low-PIM cable solutions
Times Microwave will discuss Passive Intermodulation, What is it and how to mitigate it.
Tony Fedor, Connecticut Times Microwave
Noon - Lunch & Door Prizes
Battery Technologies, Care & Maintenance
Cadex will discuss the advancements in battery technology, the importance of testing, servicing and maintaining batteries, the safety of lithium-ion and future battery technologies.
Rocky Kriger, Richmond, B.C. Cadex
Bird Technologies - Site Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Wattmeter's, Signal Boosters.
Cadex - Battery Analyzers and Maintenance Systems
Codan Radio - P25 Base Stations/Repeaters/Links - VHF/UHF/800 - Simulcast
Federal Signal - Outdoor/Indoor Emergency Warning and Notificaction Sirens
Lyncole - Grounding Products for Equipment Protection
OTTO Communications - Audio Accessories for Portable Radios
Pulse/Larsen Antennas -Mobile Antennas For Public Safety and Commercial
Power Products - Replacement batteries, mobile battery chargers
Pyramid Communications - In-Vehicle Repeaters, Mobile Date Terminals.
JPS Communications - Fixed and Mobile Interoperability Equipment, PTToC, Voters
Survey Technologies - RF Outdoor & Indoor Coverage Verification Software.
TASC Systems - Site Monitoring Equipment.
Times Microwave - Flexible Jumpers / Cable / Lightning Protection.
TXRX Systems -Cavities, duplexers, RX multi-couplers.
VIAVI / Aeroflex - Service Monitors
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2019 Trade Shows
Alster Communications will attend and support the following shows:
ACES 2019 - Feb. 7 -Hawaii
May 7 Salem, OR, 8 Tacoma, WA, 9 Anchorage, AK
IWCE - March 4-8 - Las Vegas, NV
Western Regional APCO - May 5-9, Scottsdale, AZ
Montana MSPOA - June 18-21 - Missoula, MT
National APCO - August 11-14 - Baltimore, MD
OEMA -October 8-10 - Eugene, OR
Montana APCO -
Oregon APCO -
Idaho APCO -
OR, WA, AK May 7-9, 2019
ID, MT, WA May 5-7, 2020
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