DAS Fire Fighter Communications

  • 12 Jun 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, 1150 S. Olive Street – Suite 1600 Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Topic: DAS Fire Fighter Communications

Date: June 12, 2017

Location

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (located inside USC Building)

1150 S. Olive Street – Suite 1600

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Parking

At your expense, the following parking options (all open parking lots) are available around the area. You are free to choose were you want to park and how much you’re willing to pay:

$5 parking next to 1340 Hill street (3 blocks away from USC Building)

$8 parking at the corner of S. Broadway and Pico Blvd. (2 blocks away from USC Building)

$12 parking at the Corner of 12th Street and S. Broadway (1 block away from USC Building)

Note that special event pricing has been reduced to account for parking cost.

Schedule

11:30AM: Networking

12:00PM: Introductions and lunch

12:30PM: Presentation

1:30PM: Conclusion of Meeting

Lunch

Subway Sandwiches

Water, coffee, Sprite and Coca-Cola will be available at the presentation.

Speaker

Michael S. Peters – CET, PSP and

Mike Schmitt - DAS Project Manager

Summary

The future for Fire Fighter Communications will probably be a DAS (Distributed Antenna System). Agenda:

1. What is DAS (Distributed Antenna System)?

2. Who needs DAS

3. City Ordinances for DAS

4. Section 510 – Standard Requirements

5. Installation – typical designs – general rules of coverage

6. Materials/Equipment used.

7. Typical cost thresholds

8. Testing, Commissioning and Certification requirements

9. Resources and Manufacturers

Biography

Michael Peters currently holds the title of Regional Vice President of HCI Systems, Inc. Mr. Peters’ career spans 3 decades in the communications, security and fire-life safety industry. He began his career in 1984 after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University in Long Beach, California. Over the past 25+ years, Mr. Peters has received both classroom training, in-field experience, and applied practical knowledge in the areas of:

Distributed Antenna Systems for Emergency Responder Radio Coverage

CCTV Cameras

Access Control (card access, vehicle entry, visitor entry and management, etc.)

Intrusion Alarm

Intercom and Communication Systems

Fire Alarm/Life Safety (including high-rise and voice evacuation systems)

Mass Notification

Wireless Communication (WIFI Access Points)

Audio/Video

Single and Multi-System Integration

Mr. Peters currently holds the following professional certifications and licensing:

NICET (National Institute of Certified Engineering Technologists) - Level III

PSP (Physical Security Professional) issued by ASIS (American Society of Industrial Security International)

Alarm Agent - California Bureau of Investigative Services

C-10 California Contractor

Since 1986, Mr. Peters has performed design, consulting, system implementation and support services for hundreds of clients. He has extensive expertise in the areas of commercial, industrial, medical, educational, entertainment, multi-family and mixed use facilities.

Biography

Mike Schmitt currently holds the title of DAS Project Manager for HCI Systems, Inc. Mr. Schmitt has been in the low voltage cable industry for 25 years and the DAS emergency responder radio installation for over 8 years. He is a Southern California native, born in Los Angeles and raised in Orange County. Mike started out his career in the low voltage industry in 1991, working on small business phone systems and installing voice/data cable infrastructures, for both commercial and residential projects. Throughout his career, Mr. Schmitt has received certified classroom training, in-field experience and applied practical knowledge in the following areas:

Distributed Antenna Systems for Emergency Responder Radio Coverage

Cellular Enhancement and Cellular Facility Integration (small cell and base stations)

Point to Point Wireless Networks

Fiber Optic Installation, Termination and Fiber Certification Testing

Business Phone Systems (installation and programming)

CCTV Cameras

Access Control (card access, vehicle entry)

Intrusion Alarm

Intercom and Communication Systems

Fire Alarm/Life Safety

Wireless Communication (WIFI Access Points)

Audio/Video

Mr. Schmitt currently holds the following professional certifications and licensing:

FCC (Federal Communications Commission) GROL - General Radio Operators License

Anritsu – Line Sweep Certification (RF signal identification)

OSHA – 30-hr Occupational Safety and Health Training

Axell/Cobham – Bird TXRX – Solid Technologies: Certified Installer

Legrand/Ortronics – Panduit – AMP: Certified Installer

State of California – Real Estate Appraisal License

Mr. Schmitt has been involved in all aspects of low voltage cable infrastructure, installation, estimating, proposing, consulting, scheduling, system implementation and project management. Mike has been successful in applying his knowledge of low voltage installation and systems design in residential, commercial, hospitality, industrial, medical, educational, and entertainment.



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