Tag: DAS
6 September 2016 - 16:46, by , in Blog, Comments off
The dramatic increase in the use of wireless devices and applications has accelerated the need for indoor antenna systems to strengthen the on-premises wireless signal within businesses, schools, hospitals and other facilities.  These Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) are often a significant financial investment for the wireless service providers and/or building owners.  Harris Communications provides a...
5 March 2015 - 9:16, by , in Blog, Comments off
Is your place of business riddled with communication snags? Dead spots? Dropped calls? A location that is a trouble spot for communication can be both an inconvenience and a safety hazard. If yours is like most commercial businesses, then you can’t afford communication problems in your location. Harris Communications has been designing, installing and maintaining...
14 January 2015 - 17:04, by , in Blog, Comments off
What is DAS? DAS stands for Distributed Antenna System, which is a system that allows for the use of cell phones and other wireless devices in areas that do not have direct access to a cell tower or power source. DAS works by receiving power from a radio frequency (RF) source, and distributing it over...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, 6 comments
Harris Communications has worked with hospitals throughout the country to eliminate dropped calls with the installation of commercial cellular repeaters.
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, No comments
It is more and more common for first-responders, (Police/Fire/EMS), to demand reliable ubiquitous radio coverage to ensure the safety of the public, as well as their own.  In many instances poor in-building radio coverage has a negative impact on first responders ability to communicate effectively in a crisis situation.  The prevailing thought today is that...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, 2 comments
Although everyone expects the voice and data capabilities of their mobile devices to simply work everywhere, there are significant technical and financial challenges to making this a reality. This post provides an overview of distributed antenna system (DAS) solutions for in-building wireless coverage for cellular voice services. It also provides a brief look at the...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in FAQ, No comments
A microcell is a cell in a mobile phone network served by a low power cellular base station (tower), covering a limited area such as a mall, a hotel, or a transportation hub. 
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, No comments
A bi-directional amplifier (also known as a cell phone repeater or wireless cellular signal booster) is the most common way cell phone companies have been improving cellular coverage over the past few years. Nearly gone are the days when calls are dropped mid sentence. A bi-directional amplifier boosts cell phone signal by using an internal...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in Blog, No comments
Sometimes cellular coverage can be hindered by some building construction material. Thicker cement with metal bracing and some roofing materials can block a cell phone signal. A cellular repeater can help get around the natural blocking of cement with metal which block radio signals and in turn hinder cellular coverage. Foil backing on foam or...
28 January 2014 - 2:07, by , in FAQ, No comments
This is a great question.  We have mentioned “dual band amplifiers” in the past.  When we talk about dual band we are generally referring to an amplifier.  This means the amplifier is built to amplify/enhance signals for both the 800 MHz cellular or the 1900 MHz PCS frequencies.