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As the year comes to an end, we’d like to say THANK YOU to all our customers for their continued business and support — we couldn’t have done it without you! We wish you a great holiday season and all the best in 2018.
The Sinclair Team
NEW PRODUCTS COMING SOON!
Substantial changes are effecting the public safety sector and Sinclair Technologies is growing its product lines to adapt to these changes. As an innovator in the industry, Sinclair Technologies has always developed products for the future and come 2018, Sinclair is looking to go above and beyond. We have a surprise in store so stay tuned to see what Sinclair is up to in 2018!
CASE STUDIES/TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Session: IoT, M2M and Sensors Primer (M116)
Sinclair Panelist: Michael Macki (IoT capable antennas)
Date & Time: Mon March 5; 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Session: Planning a New or Upgraded Radio System (T217)
Sinclair Panelist: Jim Reville (Best practices for implementing new RF systems)
Date & Time: Tues March 6; 8:30 am – 11:30 am
In order to understand how cavity combiners operate, it is important to have an approximate idea of how cavities and transmission lines work. This white paper describes different types of cavities and provides a basic summary of how cavity combiners create paths for multiple signals to reach a single antenna with minimum interferences between them.
This practical and helpful white paper addresses the basic techniques on how to properly filter as it applies to the transmission and reception of radio signals. It provides an overview of fundamentals which are great for radio technicians looking to refresh their knowledge. As well, it offers descriptions of different types of filters, what they do, and why they are used.
TRADE SHOW/EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
Sinclair Technologies works closely with its partners and distributors all over the world. Sinclair and Kyodo co-exhibited at the 2017 PMR Expo which ran from Nov 28 – 30 in Cologne, Germany.
The latest industry trends, challenges, and questions within the Canadian public safety communications market were discussed at the recent APCO Canada Conference and Tradeshow held at Caesars in Windsor, Ontario, November 6-9. Leading experts, professional speakers, and colleagues representing public-safety communications agencies across Canada were in attendance to take in the country’s premier industry event.
Sinclair Technologies is revving up for an eventful and busy 2018. But first, the team had to review what went well and areas of improvement at this year’s internal sales conference. A variety of topics were discussed at the sales conference and as a team, a plan was built for a bigger and brighter 2018.
The Association of Entrepreneurs in Radio Communication of Québec (AERCQ) gathered together on October 18, 2017 to put on the first Radio Communication Show in Boucherville, Quebec. Sinclair exhibited along side its Quebec partner, Production Electronique. It was a great opportunity to showcase Sinclair products to the Quebec market and provide local support to the dealers at the show.
In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Norsat and Sinclair joined organizations across the nation for the Dress for the Cause fundraiser. Dress for the Cause and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada raise money for the research into the detection, prevention, treatment and cure of breast cancer. To date, the Dress for a cause event in Canada has successfully raised over $7 million for Canadian breast cancer research.
Customer Survey Winner!
Thank you to everyone who filled out Sinclair’s Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey. Congratulations to James Duram from Oceana County EMDs, who was the winner of the $250 Amazon gift card.
At Sinclair we take customer feedback seriously and will use this feedback to improve our existing products and practices, as well as guide new product development to better meet your needs.
It’s been a big year for the public safety industry! With the launch of FirstNet, and the proposed deployment of the nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) in the U.S, it’s been the year of announcements. Hence, we’re dedicating this edition of Sinclairity to public safety communications and to all those who work in the public safety sector. Thank you for everything you do!
SE41X-SWB Series: Wideband PIM-Certified Enclosed Dipole
One wideband antenna for your 700, 800, 900 MHz systems. Sinclair’s SE41x-SWB series of enclosed dipole arrays offer stable performance over the entire 746-960 MHz bandwidth in a single antenna.
-Highly versatile antennas for trunked radio, paging, and data transmission
-Designed for multi-channel systems
-500 W PIP-rated
-Low passive intermodulation design
-High average power rating
-Horizontal beamwidth adjustable from 60° to 160°
TXC Series: Ultra High Q Ceramic Transmitter Combiner
This compact 1-12 channel transmitter combiner provides excellent performance while conserving valuable rack space.
- Available in 700 and 800 MHz bands
- 1-12 channel configurations available
- 3U rack spacing per 3 channels
- Field tunable
- Typical insertion loss 1.7 dB
- Frequency separation as low as 0.15 MHz
- Stable performance over wide temperature range
CASE STUDIES/TECHNICAL INFORMATION
WHITE PAPER: A Guide to Basic Types of Cavity Combiners
In order to understand how cavity combiners operate, it is important to have an approximate idea of how cavities and transmission lines work. This white paper describes different types of cavities and provides a basic summary of how cavity combiners create paths for multiple signals to reach a single antenna with minimum interference between them. DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER
CASE STUDY: Custom Duplexer Designed for Law Enforcement Off Road Vehicle Fleet
Access to reliable communication equipment is essential for law enforcement agencies where a short response time is critical in what could be a life or death scenario. Sinclair Technologies understands that reliability is always a major consideration in the design process for public safety products. A key law enforcement agency presented a requirement for a high-performance, ruggedized duplexer to operate in a challenging on and off road environment, with exceptionally wide temperature swings and very compact space constraints. DOWNLOAD THE CASE STUDY
WHITE PAPER: Introduction to Filtering for Radio Signals
A practical and helpful whitepaper on filtering radio signals is now available for free to download on IWCE’s Urgent Communications website. This white paper addresses the basic techniques on how to properly filter as it applies to the transmission and reception of radio signals. As well, it offers descriptions of different types of filters, what they do, and why they are used. DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER
TRADE SHOW/EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
Sinclair On-Board with Railway Interchange 2017
As a member of Railway Interchange, RSSI teamed up with two other associations, REMSA and RSI, to put together a bigger and better exhibition. AREMA also held its conference and seminars in conjunction with Railway Interchange. It was triple the size and triple the excitement that attracted all types of visitors from railroad, rail transit, and government. Sinclair Technologies took part in the trade show with a wide range of railway antennas and filters on display. READ MORE ON RSSI
APCO International 2017: Bringing the Public Safety Industry Together
APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo was hosted in Denver, Colorado and offered four days of educational sessions and amazing keynote speakers including General Keith Alexander, Colonel Jill Morgenthaler, and Scott O’Grady. There were over 100 educational sessions and nine session tracks including Emergency Preparedness, Response & Situational Awareness. NG9-1-1 & Emerging Technologies, Communications Center Management, and Industry Products & Tools. The event was mainly attended by communication officers and managers of Police, Fire, and EMT personnel for state and local public safety entities. READ MORE ON APCO INTERNATIONAL
Sinclair Two-Day Technical Workshop: Expertise at Your Fingertips
Sinclair had a successful two-day workshop at its Aurora office! The two-day workshop was broken into “Antennas and Antenna Theory” for day one and “RF Filter Products and Accessories” for day two. The workshop was hosted by Sinclair’s Technical Engineers, Jim Reville and Mike Macki. The workshop offered valuable hands-on training, as well as a Q&A with Sinclair Engineers. Overall, the event was very well received with attendees requesting additional workshops with more in-depth information.
CORPORATE WEBINAR TRAINING
Event Date: Nov. 6-9, 2017
Event Location: Windsor, Ontario
Booth Number: 307
Sinclair will be attending APCO Canada in Windsor, Ontario. We will be showcasing our newest products for public safety. Come by booth #307 and say hi to Martine and Michel! Click here to book your appointment with a Sinclair sales representative.
Attend the 3-day conference at a discounted price of $450 CAD! How? Register under “Referral Program”, enter the access code STW100 and select Sinclair Technologies as the exhibitor that referred you! We hope to see you there! REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE AND TRADESHOW
Only want access to the tradeshow floor? Upon registering, use promo code APCOExhibitor for your complimentary ticket to the tradeshow floor, courtesy of Sinclair Technologies. Don’t forget to drop by booth #307. REGISTER FOR THE TRADESHOW ONLY