[802SEC] SF CommSoc Technology & Policy Roundtable: Broadband Over Power Lines (BPL)
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San Francisco Communications Society
Bay Area Event
Knowledge Exchange for Communication Technology, Applications and Policies
Next Meeting - October 18, 2005 at 6:30 PM
Technology & Policy Roundtable
* Topics: Broadband Over Power Lines (BPL)
Internet Access on Electric Utility Lines
FCC Order 04-245
* Speaker: Mr. Jerry Ramie, ARC Technical Resources
* Location: California Public Utitlies Commission Building - Map
505 Van Ness Avenue (at McAllister St.)
San Francisco, CA 94102
* RSVP Required: Michael Butler, San Francisco Communications Society
Mr. Ramie's presentation describes the various system architectures
and details the certification
requirements of the FCC Report and Order 04-245 which took effect
February 7, 2005. This work
is from the Electric Power Research Institute's publication #1011663.
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* Speaker Biography:
Jerry Ramie is the President and founder of ARC Technical Resources,
Inc. which provides training,
equipment, systems and services for Electromagnetic Compatability
(EMC). He is a member of
the IEEE EMC Society, the dB Society and is a NARTE (National
Association of Radio and
Telecommunications Engineers) certified EMC technician. He can be
reached at (408) 263-6486.
Mr. Ramie has over 23 years experience in EMC and founded ARC
Technical Resources, Inc. in 1989.
Mr. Ramie authored an article on BPL Certification requirements in
the August 2005 issue of Conformity.
* Directions: The Public Utilities Commission is on the corner of Van
Ness and McAllister diagonally
across from City Hall. There is a parking lot on Franklin between
McAllister and Golden Gate.
There are underground lots at the Opera Plaza on Golden Gate between
Franklin and Van Ness
and at Civic Center Plaza on McAllister between Polk and
Larkin. Parking under the CPUC is not open
to the public. Any Muni bus running on Van Ness will stop on the
corner. Coming from the East by BART
or Muni Metro, it is best to transfer to a westbound No. 5 Bus at
the Powell St. Station. Alternatively, it
is a 5 to 10-minute walk from Civic Center Station and about the
same from Van Ness Station. Coming
from the West by Metro or bus, transfer to a bus going North on Van
Ness. Go up the steps at the corner
of Van Ness and McAllister. Someone will be waiting at the top
behind the gate to let you in.
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