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Public Safety Network Coverage Testing & Verification Tool / Solution

Public Safety Network Coverage Testing & Verification Tool

Public Safety Network Coverage Testing & Verification Tool / Solution

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    Public Safety Network Coverage Testing & Verification Tool consists of:

    • PCTel SeeHawk Touch data collection software with Indoor Walk and Grid Test modes, plus Signal Analyzer.
    • SAMSUNG Android tablet.
    • PCTel SeeGull IBflex scanning receiver measures all public safety bands (10 MHz - 3800 MHz).
    • Accessories: IBflex battery pack with 2 batteries, charger, backpack, 2 indoor antennas, data cable, and carrying case.

    This is a special-order item. Special Order items are items that have not yet arrived to us, but can be purchased in advance for when they do. Once we have the items in stock, we will ship the Special Order to you directly.

    Public Safety Network Testing Solution Applications:

    • Commercial Buildings, Convention Centers.
    • Industrial Factories and Manufacturing Plants.
    • Government Establishments and Facilities.
    • Hospitality Industry Hotels and Motels.
    • Education - Schools, Colleges, Universities.

    WE OFFER TAAS. Please submit Testing As A Service (TAAS) questionnaire if you require professional testing service without requiring to purchase equipment, learning how to use it, recording coverage strength in all parts of your building, and preparing the reports to present to AHJ for Certificate of Occupancy (CO) and compliance with local codes.

    WE INSTALL. Please submit installation quote questionnaire for a quote if you require professional installation and assistance with consent and approval process for Public Safety Distributed Antenna System (active DAS) or Public Safety Bi-Directional Amplifier System (passive BDA).

    Tool For Communication Verification within Buildings.

    If you have had enough of overly complex testing tools, cumbersome equipment, and graphing your scan test results by hand every time you need to apply for a permit of occupancy, you're in luck. Finally, there is an easier way to test network coverage indoors.

    The new Indoor Grid Testing Option by PCTEL operates as a fully functioning addition to the software by SeeHawk Touch and makes the streamlined testing of the indoor coverage of public safety networks by inspectors and field engineers easier than ever before.

    This innovative safety testing solution includes the following:

    1. Fully functioning software to facilitate data collection, including a signal analyzer and both grid test and walk modes, by SeeHawk Touch.
    2. An android tablet by Samsung.
    3. An IBflex scanning receiver by SeeGull to measure all public safety bands within the range of 10 megahertz to 3800 megahertz.
    4. An accessory pack including a carrying case, data cable, two antennas for indoor use, a backpack, charger, and a battery pack by IBflex which includes a pair of batteries.

    Please note that the software by SeeHawk Touch can be pre-installed on a tablet or made available separately.

    Attain Network Excellence with SeeHawk Touch.*

    Wireless RF Network Data Collection. Analysis and Resolution Made Easy. SeeHawk Touch is designed to meet the needs of the high-demand in-building wireless market. This powerful and convenient network data analysis software features a touchscreen interface optimized for Android mobile devices. Bluetooth connects SeeHawk Touch with the SeeGull IBflex scanning receiver for in-building walk tests to analyze the performance of LTE, Wi-Fi, and other wireless networks.

    Features and benefits.

    • Designed for ergonomic and easy RAN data collection.
    • Collect data across all cellular technologies. including Wi-Fi.
    • Fully integrated with iBwave Mobile Planner and Mobile Note.
    • P25 channels RSSI measurements.
    • Signal Analyzer optional feature.
    • Turn results into improved network coverage and capacity.


    • Wireless Site Surveys and Benchmarking.
    • Coverage and Quality Analysis.
    • Site Design.
    • In-building DAS Small Cell Integration and Antenna Health Check.
    • Troubleshooting and Model Tuning.
    • Network Optimization.

    *QMS Certified ISO 9001:2008. Android Is a trademark of Google Inc. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth Inc.

    A Verification Tool to Ensure Full Coverage of Public Safety Networks.

    This innovative new grid testing solution for indoor use has been designed to assist building managers and owners meet the all-important coverage requirements for public safety. Several jurisdictions within USA specifically state that occupancy permits will not be granted or reissued unless owners of buildings can verify, using grid testing means, that the network coverage within the building satisfies public standards. The software created by SeeHawk Touch is tablet-based and allows for grid testing indoors to significantly simplify the process of reporting data collected for public safety purposes while creating automatically generated reports that meet local standards.

    As anyone working in the field would understand, grid testing is a procedure that is prone to errors, is highly time-consuming, and requires the expertise of professionals. Even in today's digital age, engineers still tend to resort to paper-and-pencil methods to create their testing plans, execute such tests, record the results, and ultimately create their reports. Finally, there is a software-based solution which integrates the grid testing procedure in all its phases, making good use of IBflex's scanning receiver and software.

    This new tool allows for the creation and generation of custom reports for both non-public safety and public safety applications, even radio over IP. Additionally, the tool has been preconfigured according to standards set by the IFC (International Fire Code) and the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) to allow for reporting to the appropriate standards.

    The inclusion of IBflex's scanning receiver allows for the entire procedure to be an adaptable yet highly accurate one. For professionals happy with their current scanning receivers, the software by SeeHawk Touch will bring a new level of accuracy and professionalism to your grid testing endeavors. Even government sectors can benefit from the use of this new grid testing tool, allowing for inspections of coverage for public safety purposes to be more efficiently carried out.

    See Public Safety Network Testing Solution Brochure for more details.

    Public Safety Network P25 SINR Testing, Grid-based.

    SINR refers to the ratio of signal to interference plus noise. Measurements for the P25 phase 1 ratio have been included in the inbuilt, grid-based, automated testing for public safety networks within buildings, making the verification of coverage for public safety both cost-effective and highly efficient. The simple integration of P25 SINR allows local jurisdictions to ensure that first responders are kept safe in the event of an emergency through the adoption of these comprehensive testing requirements that are grid based.

    Included in the IFC's specifications, SINR is a way of measuring the quality of a signal and has superseded DAQ (Delivered Audio Quality) due to the latter's inconsistency of results and time-consuming nature. Indeed, relying on SINR is a way of ensuring that results are significantly more objective, reliable, efficient, and repeatable than old methods, leading to enhanced signal quality standards and the ultimate in reliable means of communication for first responders and other similar personnel involved in public safety.

    The provision of comprehensive and reliable communication coverage indoors is crucial for first responders and public safety in general. Despite this, the cost of testing and the complexity of adhering to reporting guidelines has proven to be a sometimes-insurmountable hurdle for building owners and representatives from government departments. This is all set to change with the introduction of these new, practical-based, innovative testing solutions that make the implementation of existing standards an easy process. By using SINR calculations and measurements, the process of testing becomes more streamlined and accurate, greatly improving the performance and reliability of coverage in these critical moments.

    The printable reports produced by this new testing solution for public safety are an automatic part of the process of grid testing and are fully applicable with local codes, as well as codes specified by the IFC and the NFPA. It is the combination of the scanning receiver by IBflex and the compatible software by SeeHawk Touch, designed to be used with Android tablets, that has seen the reporting and data collection processes completely automated and able to be configured to adhere to the varying standards of different departments and local authorities. P25 SINR standards are inbuilt within the scanning receiver by IBflex, allowing for grid testing to be used in conjunction with walk testing indoors and drive testing outdoors. Additionally, public safety networks based on LTE coverage and/or FirstNet are fully covered and supported by the combination of the scanning receiver and the software solution.

    One tool integrating multiple applications:

    1. Requirements for indoor coverage for public safety are covered with this new test tool.
    2. Small cell / DAS walk tests.
    3. Spectrum analysis is fully integrated.

    Elective additions:

    • Antenna verification for small cell / DAS activities.
    • Drive tests for outdoors.

    The new testing solution for public safety networks effectively combines the scanning receiver by IBflex and fully integrated software by SeeHawk Touch in order to simplify the process of data collection and test planning. Reports conforming to IFC, NFPA, and common coverage requirements for public safety are automatically generated by this new tool, which also features measurements to the P25 SINR standard. This makes the entire package fully compliant with voice quality equivalent testing by the 2018 IFC 510 standards.

    Verify network coverage for public safety efficiently.

    Are you concerned about the ability of first responders to communicate in the event of an emergency?

    • Measure and easily verify the coverage of your network and the quality of your signal before an emergency has the opportunity to occur.
    • Set and enforce appropriate standards for existing or new structures.

    Are the tests you're conducting sufficient to meet building codes?

    • Now you can test to the requirements of codes automatically.
    • The process of obtaining approval for buildings is simplified and streamlined.

    Both outdoor and indoor public safety communication systems can easily be tested using PCTEL's unique combination of software by SeeHawk Touch and the scanning receiver by IBflex.

    Relevant features of the grid test tool for use within buildings:

    1. Printable reports show fail/pass results in real time.
    2. All relevant codes, including the 2018 IFC 510 and the NFPA 1221 are conformed to.
    3. Each band, including 850, 750, UHF, and VHF, can be tested simultaneously along numerous channels.
    4. Measurements of P25 SINR are used to test the quality of public safety signals.

    Fail/ pass results are displayed in real time on the grid test tool by SeeHawk Touch.

    This new testing solution is ideally suited for fire trucks, ambulances, medical services, EMS emergency vehicles, police vehicles, and other vehicles that use outdoor coverage communication networks for public safety including TETRA, LTE, P25, and similar networks.

    When it comes to indoor signal quality and coverage for residences with high levels of occupancy and commercial buildings, full downlink power coverage is provided across all bands and all technologies to P25 SINR quality standards. Each floor will generate results in real time, with the results file for the entire building automatically generated.

    The benefits of the report summary include:

    • Reporting preconfigured to standards set by the IFC and the NFPA.
    • The generation of a Microsoft Word document report showing the fail/ pass results sorted by grid and channel.

    For every floor, a report will be generated showing a view of the floor plan.The entire building report will summarize the individual results of all floors, sorted by all channels or individual channels. A spreadsheet, compatible with Microsoft Excel, will also be generated containing the full results for the entire building.

    Example Use Cases:


    The process of determining compliance following testing will be streamlined by way of the testing solution's automatic generation of reports.

    Compliance With Building Codes.

    The compliance with requirements of quality and network coverage for public safety can easily be verified by building owners.

    Integration with Systems.

    Designs can be verified and fine-tuned by field engineers simply by using the reports and accurate measurements generated by the testing system.

    Grid Testing.

    By making use of highly accurate measurements by the scanner, organizations tasked with testing services can efficiently and effectively automatically generate reports and test buildings to the appropriate standards.


    Floor Reports.

    Walk testing will produce fail/pass results in real time by way of comprehensive floor reports.

    Building Reports.

    The individual results achieved on each floor will be summarized in a building report, looking at all channels or single channels individually. The testing solution by PCTEL includes report formats that are preconfigured to meet the standards set by the IFC and the NFPA, both with respect to the required standards of signal quality and coverage for public safety.

    Report Publishing.

    With reports generated in Microsoft Word format, the process of applying for permits for building occupancy has never been easier.

    Display of grid test tool for public safety indoor coverage requirement:

    Grid test tool for public safety indoor coverage requirement

    SeeGull IBflex - Hardware for In-Building and Outdoor Network Testing.*

    SeeGull IBflex is the Scanning Receiver covering 10 MHz through 6 GHz frequencies. It combines portability and accuracy with the power to test multiple technologies and bands simultaneously. It can be used to deploy 5G New Radio networks in sub-6 GHz spectrum, verify public safety coverage, optimize dense small cell deployments, and improve the reliability of IoT systems. Low power consumption and a hot-swap battery system makes the IBflex scanner a convenient tool for a long day of walk testing or interference hunting.


    • 5G: 3GPP FR1.
    • All existing 2G, 3G, and 4G.
    • CBRS.
    • Public safety.
    • Wi-Fi (2.4 and 5 GHz).
    • Other bands currently deployed around the world.


    • 5G NR.
    • LTE FDD.
    • TD-LTE.
    • NB-IoT.
    • eMBMS.
    • UTMS.
    • GSM.
    • CDMA.
    • EV-DO.
    • TD-SCDMA.
    • WI-FI.
    • LAA.
    • P25.


    • 2x2 and 4x2 LTE MIMO measurements.
    • Hot-swap battery system.
    • Windows laptop and Android tablet support.
    • Connect with Bluetooth or USB.
    • Blind Scan for automatic channel detection.

    *Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

    SeeGull IBflex Specifications.

    5G New Radio (NR)
    Measurement Modes NR TopN Signal : Synchronization Channels (P-SS/S-SS) & PBCH
    Data Modes PCI, PSS-RP [dBm], SSS-RP [dBm], PSS-RQ [dB], SSS-RQ [dB], SS-CINR [dB], SSS-CINR [dB], RSPBCH-RP [dBm], RSPBCH-RQ [dB], RSPBCH-CINR [dB], SSB-RP [dBm], SSB-RQ [dB], SSBCINR [dB], SSB-idx, SSS-Delay-Spread, Time Offset
    Sub Carrier Spacing 15/30 KHz
    Max. Number of Channels 24
    Measurement Rates 30/sec
    Dynamic Range (CINR) PSS/SSS CINR: -10 to + 40 dB
    Min. Detection Level
    -135 dBm (SCS @15 KHz)
    Relative Accuracy (CINR)
    ±2 dB
    LTE FDD and TD-LTE
    Measurement Modes Top N Synchronization Channel Reference Signal, (P-SCH/S-SCH), and Resource Block (Wideband, Subband); Layer 3 Reporting; Top N eMBMS Multicast Reference Signal; Unicast Synchronization Channel Reference Signal and (P-SCH/S-SCH)
    Data Modes RP, RQ, CINR, Cyclic Prefix, Time Offsets, Delay Spread;
    MIMO: Condition Number, ECQI, EPUT
    eMBMS: Area TD, Cluster ID, Frame Configuration
    Channel Bandwidths 1.4 / 3 / 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 MHz
    Max. Number of Channels 24 (16 for eMBMS)
    Receive Modes SISO; MIMO (2x2, 4x2)
    Transmit Antenna Configurations 1, 2, 4 (with path measurement)
    Measurement Rates:
    Sync Channel RS
    Multicast RS

    LTE FDD: 50/sec; TD-LTE: 25/sec
    eMBMS: 2/sec
    Dynamic Range (CINR): @ 10 / 15 / 20 MHz
    Multicast RS
    -26 to + 40 dB
    -10 to +18 dB
    - 9 to + 30 dB
    Min. Detection Level:

    -140 dBm (RSRP @ 15 MHz)
    Relative Accuracy (CINR):
    P-SCH/S-SCH & RS

    ±1 dB
    Measurement Modes Top N NRS (Narrowband Reference Signal), NPSS (Narrowband Primary Synchronization Signal), and NSSS (Narrowband Secondary Synchronization Signal)
    Data Modes NRS-RP, RQ, RSSI, CINR, Time Offset. NPSS - RP, RQ, RSSI, CINR. NSSS-RP, RQ, RSSI, CINR, Time Offset
    Operation Mode In-Band, Guard Band, Stand-alone
    Channel Bandwidths 180 kHz
    Measurement Rates 190 ms
    Dynamic Range (CINR):

    -10 to + 40 dB
    Min. Detection Level:
    NRS RP

    -138 dBm
    Relative Accuracy (CINR):

    ±2 dB
    Max. Number of PCIs 16
    Measurement Modes Top N Pilot, Layer 3 Reporting
    Data Modes lo, Ec/Io, Aggregate Ec/Io, SIR, Rake Finger Count, Time Offset, Delay Spread
    Channel Bandwidths 200 kHz / 3.84 MHz
    Max. Number of Channels 24
    Measurement Rate 100/sec (High Speed Mode); 50/sec (High Dynamic Range Mode)
    Top N CPICH Dynamic Range (Ec/Io) -26 dB
    Min. Detection Level: -120 dBm (High Dynamic Range Mode)
    Relative Accuracy ±1 dB
    Measurement Modes Color Code, Layer 3 Reporting
    Data Modes BSIC, C/I, RSSI
    Channel Bandwidths 30 kHz / 200 kHz
    Measurement Rate Up to 200 BSIC Decodes/sec
    Dynamic Range +2 dB C/I
    Min. BSIC Detection Level -110 dBm
    Relative Accuracy ±1 dB
    CDMA and EV-DO
    Measurement Modes Top N PN
    Data Modes Ec, lo, Ec/Io, Aggregate Ec/Io, Pilot Delay, Delay Spread
    Channel Bandwidths 30 kHz / 1.25 MHz
    Max. Number of Channels 24
    Measurement Rates CDMA: 25/sec; EV-DO: 18/sec
    Top N PN Dynamic Range, Ec/Io CDMA: -28 dB; EV-DO: -18.5 dBm
    Min. PN Detection Level CDMA: -130 dBm; EV-DO: -120 dBm
    Relative Accuracy (CINR) ±1 dB
    Measurement Modes Top N Pilot, Layer 3 Reporting
    Data Modes Sync _DL: Ec/Io, Io, Time Offset, SIR
    Midamble: Ec/Io, Io, Time Offset, SIR, Midamble Code
    Channel Bandwidths 200 kHz / 1.28 MHz
    Max. Number of Channels 24
    Measurement Rates 50/sec
    Top N Dynamic Range, Ec/Io -20 dB
    Min. Detection Level -110 dBm
    Relative Accuracy ±1 dB
    Measurement Modes Top N Pilot, Layer 3 Reporting
    Data Modes Sync _DL: Ec/Io, Io, Time Offset, SIR
    Midamble: Ec/Io, Io, Time Offset, SIR, Midamble Code
    Channel Bandwidths 200 kHz / 1.28 MHz
    Max. Number of Channels 24
    Measurement Rates 50/sec
    Top N Dynamic Range, Ec/Io -20 dB
    Min. Detection Level -110 dBm
    Relative Accuracy ±1 dB
    Measurement Modes QTopN
    Channel Bandwidths 20MHz
    Max. Number of Channels 24
    Measurement Rate (20MHz, 1 Sig) 6.25/sec
    Dynamic Range (CINR):

    -12 dB
    Minimum Detection Level

    Relative Accuracy (CINR)

    +/-1 dB (Input CINR 0dB to +15dB)
    Measurement Modes Decode, RSSI
    Data Modes SINR, RSSI, Frame BER, Phase and Modulation Detection
    Channel Bandwidths 12.5 kHz
    Measurement Rate Up to 3.6 Phase 1 Decodes/sec
    Up to 2 Phase 2 or combined Phase 1 & 2 Decodes/sec
    Up to 100 RSSI/sec
    Dynamic Range -1 dB SINR minimum detection
    Relative Accuracy RSSI ±1 dB over -40 to -118 dBm
    Relative Accuracy (CINR)

    +/-1 dB (Input CINR 0dB to +15dB)
    Dynamic Range
    -1 dB SINR minimum detection Phase I C4FM and Phase II HDQPSK
    Relative Accuracy RSSI ±1 dB over -40 to -118 dBm
    ±2 dB over 3 to 8 dB  
    Adjacent Channel Rejection 45 dB
    Type 56 Channel Internal Receiver
    Position Accuracy ±2.5 meters
    Acquisition Time Cold Start: <30 sec; Hot Start: <2 sec
    Sensitivity (Tracking) >-150 dBm
    Power Measurements
    Measurement Rate (Maximum) 5G NR LTE
    NB- IoT
    CDMA and EV-DO
    11,050 ch/sec
    11,050 ch/sec
    4,250 ch/sec
    4,250 ch/sec
    4,250 ch/sec
    8,500 ch/sec
    4,250 ch/sec
    Dynamic Range -120 to -20 dBm @ 30 kHz
    Absolute Accuracy ±1 dB (across Basic RF Input Power Range)
    Channel Bandwidths 5 kHz to 20 MHz in 2.5 kHz Increments
    Measurement Rate 1,000 MHz/sec @ 5 MHz (Typical)
    Absolute Accuracy ±1 dB (across Basic RF Input Power Range)
    Measurement Range >90 dB
    Measurement Rate (Single Sweep) >270 MHz/sec
    Accuracy ±1 dB (across Basic RF Input Power Range)
    Channel Bandwidths 1.4 / 3 / 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 MHz
    Measurement Rate 20 msec @ 5 MHz
    Accuracy ±1 dB (across Basic RF Input Power Range)
    Frequency Range 10 MHz – 6 GHz
    Internally Generated Spurious Response -110 dBm (Typical)
    Conducted Local Oscillator - 75 dBm Max.
    RF Operating Range:
    - 15 dBm Max.
    Adjacent Channel
    Adjacent Channel
    Adjacent Channel

    >50 dB (CDMA/EV-DO)
    >55 dB (All Other Technologies)
    >65 dB
    Safe RF Input Range 10 dBm
    Frequency Accuracy ±0.05 ppm (GPS Locked); ±0.1 ppm (GPS Unlocked)
    Intermodulation-free Dynamic Range 2 tone (level 2) @ -40 dBm, 6 GHz, -68 dBc (Typical),
    -12.6 dBm TOI; @ -25 dBm, 6 GHz, -70 dBc (Typical), 10 dBm TOI
    Power Switch Normal and Power Save
    Maximum Power (+9 to +17 VDC) 18W; Power Save: 10W
    Without Battery Pack
    With Battery Pack

    7.6” D x 4.4” W x 1.55” H (192 mm D x 111.8 mm W x 39.4 mm H)
    10.1” D x 4.4” W x 2.1” H (257.6 mm D x 111.8 mm W x 53.1 mm H)
    Without Battery Pack
    With Battery Pack

    2.4 lb (1.1 kg)
    3.8 lb (1.7 kg)
    Temperature Range Operating: 0°C to +50°C; Storage: - 40°C to +85°C
    Host Data Communications Interface USB 2.0, High Speed; Bluetooth
    Data Storage SD (32 GB)
    Antenna Ports
    Wi-Fi Communications Antenna

    RF: SMA Female (50); GPS: Male (50) SMB
    Safety (CE) EN 60950 -1
    EMC EN 301 489-1
    Shock and Vibration MIL-STD-810G, SAE J1455
    RoHS Compliant (6/6)


    When you make use of this new testing system, you will meet the necessary network coverage requirements for public safety by replacing outdated processes of manual testing with automated, efficient methods that easily allow for building compliance to be verified. PCTel SeaHawk Touch and PCTel SeaGull are trademarks of PCTEL.

    TRAINING OFFERED. Public Safety Testing Solution Training helps you master Public Safety and Cellular Indoor Network Testing. If you're aiming to make the most of your SeeHawk Touch and SeeGull IBflex solutions, the PCTEL SeeHawk Touch: Public Safety Testing Methods training course is for you. This one-day certification course is specifically designed for engineering professionals who test, measure, and support indoor public safety and cellular networks, and whose job function includes conducting:

    • Surveys.
    • Installation checks.
    • Commissioning.
    • Updating design information.
    • System verification.
    • Troubleshooting.

    Improve your capabilities from planning to reporting. During a full day of interactive training, you will cover the material in-depth and also execute a practical test project. As a result, you will gain the hands-on experience and knowledge you need to:

    1. Operate your flex scanning receiver and the SeeHawkTouch application with confidence, while gaining an understanding of device features and using their functions.
    2. Configure measurements, maps, and setup information; import design information from planning tools; and prepare for the test project.
    3. Plan and execute Project Phase Actions using proven best practices from professionals.
    4. Test and master a range of SeeHawk Touch test capabilities for indoor walking, indoor grid, and outdoor drive. You will also receive instructor-led training on antenna verification and signal analyzer use.
    5. Generate reports using the solution to produce a grid report that conforms with NFPA and IFC specifications.

    WE OFFER TAAS. Please submit Testing As A Service (TAAS) questionnaire if you require professional testing service without requiring to purchase equipment, learning how to use it, recording coverage strength in all parts of your building, and preparing the reports to present to AHJ for Certificate of Occupancy (CO) and compliance with local codes.


    Public Safety Network Testing Solution - Verify and Document Critical Communications Coverage:

    When the call comes in the responder's role, there are always situational questions and unknowns. Wondering whether or not the building will support critical voice and data communication should never be one of them. For more than 25 years, PC-TEL has provided mission-critical wireless solutions that make a difference. Perhaps, nothing is more critical than helping to ensure that public safety networks are accurately and efficiently tested and certified.

    An innovative public safety testing solution. offers an innovative public safety testing solution to streamline both the testing and reporting processes that local government jurisdictions and building owners rely on. For installers, the time you will save could transform your radio solutions business like it has for Import a floor plan and in a matter of moments, overlay a grid, adjust test locations, identify critical test points, then get ready to capture the data. in the field.

    In the field, our solution tests all critical communications frequencies every time the technician taps the button. You can even include signal quality measurements, such as signal to noise ratio and bit error rate for technologies, like P25 and LTE for FirstNet. The software captures the data grid by grid, and instantly generates pass or fail updates based on the reporting criteria you set. What that means is you can revise your reporting criteria in a number of different ways. Increase or decrease percentages, add or remove frequencies to see "what if" situations, and the software captures it. Once testing is complete, your technician can digitally generate and send reports in minutes, directly from the field or when back at the office.

    Superior testing and powerful reporting.

    If you want superior testing across all critical communications networks, powerful reporting that adheres to the most stringent NFPA and international fire code standards and all within a highly portable smart and sturdy kit, then you need this public safety testing solution from


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    • Please help us to know the differences between the following PCTEL Public Safety Network Testing package options: 09500-02 (Public Safety Package). 09510-02 (Public Safety Package w/P25 Decode (09510-02). 09500-05 (Public Safety Network Testing Solution – P25). We thought the -05 package is the best one for our situation, but with the appearance of the -02 and the 10-02 on your website, we are now wondering if it is.

      Basically the below mentioned 09500-05 (Public Safety Network Testing Solution – P25) of interest is our popular bundled package combining the PCTEL iBflex Scanner with the PCTEL SeeHawk Touch data collection software that is being used nation wide for P25 first responder network set up and grid testing. The product description talks about the combination and individual specifications of the scanner and the SeeHawk touch software.

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    Note: For any signal booster to help, outside signal strength must be at least -110 dB or there must be a clear line of sight to a cell tower that is within twenty miles. Before ordering, please check outside signal level in decibels or ensure that you can make and hold a phone call at any good spot outside where you can mount an exterior antenna. Square footage stated in signal booster listings is based on good signal outside. If it is any weaker, the boosted sq. ft. area will be considerably lower, accordingly.

    Kevin K. of Anderson, California gave the following review:

    Website is easy to use with plain straight forward info but could have had more on testing signal strength to make sure you get a strong enough booster.

    Therefore, please note that stated sq. ft. coverage is based on good signal outside. For best results: If outside signal is weak, we suggest choosing the next higher sq. ft. coverage kit. If outside signal is very weak, we suggest choosing the kit with even more higher sq. ft. range bracket. Basically, higher the sq. ft. bracket, the more powerful the signal amplifier with greater Gain as well as higher uplink and downlink output power.

    If outside signal is too weak (weaker than -110 dB), submit request for cell coverage solution assessment. Upon receipt of questionnaire, we will perform residential or business site survey. This will help us determine the system that is needed to improve cell coverage. Then, we will create system design using that system such as femtocell, active or hybrid distributed antenna system (DAS), or other carrier feed signal enhancing method available that will work at your signal-challenged location. Finally, we will schedule for installation after equipment and installation service quote has been approved by you, or your company.

    For non installation-included kits: Most home / office / building cell signal booster kits only include bracket to mount exterior antenna on outside wall, edge of roof, or existing pipe up to 2 inches in diameter. Mounting pole not included with most kits, unless stated specifically that it is included for free. Therefore, a mounting post must be purchased separately if you will require it to mount exterior antenna.

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