EDX adds export of FCC Contour Data to Google Earth in its
RF Planning and Network Design suite
Eugene, OR, July 20, 2011 – EDX Wireless, a leading developer of RF planning tools,
today announced extended support for FCC Contour Mapping. EDX planning tools including
EDX® SignalPro® now offer the ability to directly export FCC Service Contours to Google
Earth™. Public Safety, Land Mobile, Broadcast and other services that rely on this type of
signal coverage method for FCC licensing and proposals can now present their results both
within the EDX planning tool as well as within the popular Google Earth maps format.
The FCC Contour export function is part of EDX’s ongoing commitment to providing
increased value and functionality, while extending interoperability within the Public Safety
market sector and is integrated beginning with version 7.4.2 / 10.4.2. This new release will be
made available to all new customers as well as those who are under a maintenance contract.
The principal building block of EDX’s comprehensive line of wireless network
engineering tools, SignalPro is the tool of choice for designing any wireless RF system,
including broadband wireless, WiMAX, LTE, Cellular, TETRA, mesh and many other mobile
radio systems. SignalPro offers a broad range of study types suited for the design of primary
wireless networks, including area studies, link/point-to-point studies and route studies. A broad
range of add-on modules are available for specialized network design needs such as advanced
large scale Smart Grid mesh and Positive Train Control (PTC) applications. With the associated
Network Design Module SignalPro becomes a powerful and comprehensive design tool-set, complete with automatic system layout, automatic traffic loading and automatic frequency
About EDX Wireless
EDX network design tools are some of the most widely used engineering software
products for designing wireless communications networks, including wireless broadband,
WiMAX, LTE, Wi-Fi, Public Safety, and other mobile wireless systems. This mature suite of
tools is the result of over 25 years of development effort, EDX propagation and planning tools
have been used in more than 60 countries worldwide for the successful design and deployment of wireless networks. For more information, visit www.edx.com.
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