Free webinar: Modeling electromagnetic interference
It’s hard to read the news without finding a story about another surprise attack on our forces fighting overseas. Many of these battles are being fought with both sides using a common weapon—the radio spectrum. From GPS-guided vehicles and munitions to handheld radios to remotely controlled road-side bombs, the use of wireless electronics has never been greater.
One factor that complicates working with electronic systems is that we can’t see the radio waves. Our eyes can't detect the signal that connects a cell phone to the nearest cell tower. Nor do we see that walking five steps to the left will drop the call. In the same way, commanders on a battlefield cannot see how different radio systems interact, and at times, interfere, with each other.
Not understanding possible interference issues can have serious repercussions on mission success. But not all of interference is bad. Sometimes the entire goal can be to disrupt, impair or completely prohibit unfriendly communication. The trick, though, is to not limit your own capabilities at the same time.
On Tuesday, June 14, I'll be giving a free webinar on this subject at 1:30 p.m. ET. If you would like to learn more about analyzing and visualizing interference, register for the webinar
or leave a comment for me, and I'll get back to you.
Posted: 6/10/2011 8:53:17 PM