Products & Capabilities

PCTEL’s products include external and embedded antennas, RF ancillary products, and RF test and measurement tools. We offer best-in-class antenna system design, radio integration, testing, modeling, and manufacturing capabilities for our antenna customers.

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Support

PCTEL is committed to providing exceptional customer service and support for our antenna products and test and RF test and measurement tools.

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Company

PCTEL provides Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions. Our brand stands for excellence and innovation in antennas and test and measurement solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers.

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Investor Relations

PCTEL is noted for its financial stability, global distribution, and experienced management team. PCTEL’s strong foundation gives its product groups—Connected Solutions and RF Solutions—the support they need to develop innovative wireless solutions.

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Public Safety Testing Solution

In-Building Communications Verification

Many jurisdictions require building owners to verify public safety network coverage in order to acquire or maintain occupancy permits. Public safety network testing must satisfy stringent requirements.

PCTEL’s Public Safety Network Testing Solution combines SeeHawk® Touch software and the IBflex® scanning receiver to simplify the test planning and data collection process. The Solution automatically generates reports that conform to most common public safety coverage requirements, as specified by NFPA and IFC standards.

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“If issues or errors are detected during this testing, the PCTEL SeeHawk Touch Public Safety Solution can be a technician’s best friend in isolating the root cause. A true resource multiplier!”

—Jason Chambers, Service Manager – Day Wireless Systems.

Use Cases

System Integration

Field engineers gain accurate measurements and easy-to-use reports to verify and tune designs.

Grid Testing

Testing service organizations can quickly and efficiently test buildings and auto-generate reports based upon accurate scanner measurements.

 

Inspections

Inspectors can streamline the process of testing and determining compliance based upon auto-generated reports.

Building Code Compliance

Building owners can verify compliance with public safety network coverage requirements.


Reports

Floor Reports

Floor Reports with the floor plan view can be generated real-time during walk testing.

 

Building Reports

Building Reports summarize results over all floors for a single channel or all channels. PCTEL’s Solution offers pre-configured report formats for common public safety coverage requirements, as specified by NFPA and IFC standards.

 

Published Reports

Reports can be formatted in Microsoft Word, which may reduce the time it takes to gain approval of building occupancy permits.


Solution Components

PCTEL’s Public Safety Network Testing Solution is a powerful add-on to SeeHawk® Touch Software that transforms the way field engineers from testing services companies, system integrators, inspectors and building owners test public safety network coverage. The solution can be added to existing SeeHawk Touch licenses.  Or everything required can be purchased in a single easy to order kit, which includes the following:

  • SeeHawk Touch data collection software with Indoor Walk and Grid Test modes, plus Signal Analyzer
  • SAMSUNG Android™ Tablet*
  • 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
    • carrying case

* The kit can be purchased without a tablet.


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Want to learn how to automate your public safety testing for in-building communications?

We’ll show you how to replace manual testing processes with an efficient, automated method for verifying building compliance with public safety network coverage requirements.

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