The PWF is a moderated, spam-free interactive discussion forum and information exchange for U.S. private wireless industry PROFESSIONALS involved or allied with commercial, industrial, and Public Safety LMR/SMR land mobile radio systems, RoIP networks, wireless data, SCADA, telemetry, video, and related fixed or mobile RF communications and information technologies.
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Topics include but are not limited to:
~ the pros and cons of legacy and emerging wireless concepts and technology;
~ interoperability, interference, and spectrum 'pollution' concerns;
~ system design, engineering, integration and optimization issues;
~ the convergence of telecom, IT, and the Internet with RF networks;
~ technical competency, 'best practices', user expectations and challenges;
~ FCC / NTIA regulation, rules enforcement, policies (and politics);
~ spectrum management, frequency allocation, and licensing trends;
~ business strategies, marketing 'hype' or tactics, favorite 'gripes', or,
~ most all constructive comments, opinions, ideas, experiences, and questions related to private radio or wireless communications are welcome.
(Conventional, trunked, analog, digital, narrowband, wideband, VHF, UHF, 700, 800, 900 MHz, 2.4, 4.9, 5.8 GHz, voice, dispatch, wide-area, on-site, in-building, BDA, DAS, business, educational, enterprise, utility, mission-critical, APCO, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, SAFECOM, DHS, P-25, TETRA, LTE, Cellular PTT, SDR, CFR 47, Part 90, licensed, Part 15, license-free, rebanding, narrowbanding, NTIA, Federal Communications Commission)