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Distributed Antenna Systems Inspection and Compliance - 2 hr. Webinar

  • September 22, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • On-line Webinar
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  • This program is free for members

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The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

in conjunction with Two Way Technology presents:

Distributed Antenna Systems Inspection and Compliance
2 hr. Webinar

This course provides a next level look at DAS/BDA systems for the inspector in the field. The training will provide information and best practices at a practical level that will aid inspectors and Fire Marshals in their ability to inspect, assess and evaluate the compliance of these systems, recognize their components and be more confident and 

The class objective is to provide a solid base of knowledge for non-industry professionals so that they will be more effective in understanding the technology involved, what to look for in design and operation and the safety benefits derived from these systems.

Attendee take-away

A better understanding of DAS/BDA systems to include:

  • Understanding in-building radio coverage
  • Signal strength in -dBm vs DAQ
  • Best practices for the signal test report pre installation and post
  • Reading the RSSI signal survey
  • System types
  • Terminology
  • Identifying system hardware
  • NFPA code coverage requirements
  • The critical components to inspect
  • Understanding the overall process that the integrator must go through from initiation to optimization and acceptance.

Two contact hours approved for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Fire Code Administrator, Fire Investigator I and II, Fire Safety Inspector I and II, and Instructor I, II, III with these courses.  

Date: September 22nd, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Location: On-line - A link to register in Zoom will be sent to attendees once they register with FFMIA
Cost: Free for members of the FFMIA            

Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

Instructors: Lenn Marella

Lenn Marella - DAS/BDA Systems Manager, PartnerTwo Way Technology Systems Corp.
Lenn has 36 years experience in primarily mission critical wireless communications technologies including:

  • 19 years with Motorola
  • 17 years with various Motorola and Harris Affiliates

Technology applications and Market experience:

  • DAS/BDA Systems
  • Mission Critical Mobile Radio Systems
  • Secure Communications Systems
  • Mobile Data Communications Systems
  • Fixed Data Communications Systems
  • iDen/Nextel development Team
  • Trunked Communications Systems (local and wide area)
  • P25 Radio System
  • Tactical / Satellite Communications
  • Safety, Federal and Enterprise Markets
  • Sales and Sales Management
  • Market Development

Contact Person: Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 307-433-8078 or admin@firemarshals.org or

Elizabeth Graham

Fire & Life Safety Educator, PIO, Fire Inspector II

Palm Harbor Fire Rescue

Station 65

250 West Lake Road

Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Phone: 727-784-0454 / Fax: 727-785-9131

Website: www.palmharborfd.com

Class Numbers: 115581

Course Numbers: RN:16900


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