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SkyBridge Tools cloud server," Toback says,
noting the system judges each trace against
the carriers Pass/Fail specification. Results
are generated in minutes. "Before SkyBridge
Tools, contractors and carriers had to manually judge every single trace individually;
SkyBridge does this at rates of thousands of
traces at a time, saving the contractor hours
to days to weeks of manual labor."
Malko Communication Services LLC, a
Chicago-based electrical contractor and
DAS system installer, is one example of a
successful Anritsu solution user who will
benefit from SkyBridge Tools. "This is the
industry's first tool that improves your ability to minimize redeployments for repairs,
close out a test more quickly and get paid
faster," Toback adds.

Improving In-Building Coverage
Anritsu also recently introduced the TRX
NEON® Signal Mapper, a 3-D indoor mapping application for use with many of the
company's handheld spectrum analyzers.
The application enables users to map
digital and analog two-way radio systems,
cellular and Wi-Fi coverage within a building. Users create 3-D building maps using
existing floor plans. Wireless coverage data
is captured on the Anritsu instrument, supported by an Android device, NEON Tracker

Living its Mission
Anritsu's company philosophy is to "contribute to the development of a safe, secure and
prosperous global society by offering original and high-level products and services with
sincerity, harmony and enthusiasm." The company's vision is to "achieve continuous growth
with sustainable superior profits through innovation using all knowledge of all parties."
Anritsu promotes corporate social responsibility by putting both its philosophy and vision
into practice as well as by "respecting the global compact that Anritsu upholds as the
principles of action for a global enterprise; and by adhering to the Anritsu Group Charter of
Corporate Behavior and the Anritsu Group Code of Conduct that set out concrete values and
behavioral guidelines," the company adds.

and custom software. Details are processed
and accurately presented on the floor
plan, supporting the contractor or carrier
business case when seeking to maximize
in-building coverage.
The NEON Signal Mapper supports the
need for first responder radio system coverage within a building. The National Fire
Protection Association Code 72 Section 24,
requires coverage of 95 percent of buildings
with a minimum radio signal strength of
-95dBm for all public safety frequencies,
including in stairwells and elevator shafts.
Many First Responder in-building public
safety radio coverage codes were updated following Sept. 11, 2001, when First
Responders died in the World Trade Center
because they were unable to hear dispatch-

ers commands clearly. Placement of DAS
antennas and their signal strength did not
take into account coverage in challenging
spaces such as within elevator shafts, stairwells or infrequently used portions of the
building, Toback says.
"We are the only company presenting the
ability to test the operational DAS system
with regard to the coverage needed for First
Responders and to address coverage needs
during high traffic events," he adds.

Support and Training Programs
Anritsu offers extensive support and
training services to its customers. The
company operates two service centers in
the United States, a Texas-based technical
call center, and employs a staff of Field
Application Engineers in every time
zone. Customers can also seek support
from one of the company's independent,
factory trained Manufacturer's Representative companies, as well as its network of
authorized distribution partners. Anritsu
training resources include no charge
eLearning classes, video tutorials and
Application Notes, and other guides.
Contractors needing to pass carrier
approved training classes can attend
Anritsu Professional Training Certification
classes scheduled throughout the United
States. Attendees must pass carrier and
Anritsu approved levels of competency
via written and practical exams. "There are
thousands of people possessing Anritsu
Professional Training Certificates on many
of our instruments," he adds. "You're more
likely to find someone trained on Anritsu
equipment than any other equipment in
the industry."

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