John Brewer

John Brewer

Prior to earning his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, John Brewer served for 5 years in the United State Air Force as an Electronics Technician in a mobile communication squadron. This prepared him well for his university studies and career afterwards. As part of his 18-year career in design and product development, he counts more than 10-years experience in installation and operation of wired and wireless communication systems.

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Line of Sight Requirements for Reliable Low-Power RF Communication

Positioning low-power radio frequency (RF) communications equipment requires special attention to ensure proper line-of-sight (LOS) clearance between the transmitter and receiver. Guidelines set forth in this article will allow you to choose mounting locations that will optimize signal strength and battery life.