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Comba Insider Newsletter: Issue #33 August 19, 2020

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Our August Newsletter is here and so are the dog days of summer. Hope everyone is staying cool! We've been busy preparing for some upcoming virtual tradeshows and new product launches to be announced next week at IWCE 😉. Also we've launched a new ROM tool that is accessible for our Portal users and more information can be found in the Latest News Section below.


IWCE 2020's Virtual Connection is next week. Visit Comba's virtual booth and learn more about new products, solutions and services.



Introducing Comba’s new BDA ROM (Rough Order of Magnitude) Tool. Designed to help you quickly determine the BDA needed for a project given a number of user defined project assumptions from building size, RSSI, min. DL coverage signal, distance to donor site, etc. Using the tool will present you with the link budget and other calculations and the ability to download the information to get a quote. Although this tool, can’t be used to design an actual project, it will help you with quickly bidding your projects. Check out this video for a quick overview:


Comba now offers online training and certification for our 700/800MHz BDA's. If you are interested in becoming certified, please contact your Regional Sales Director for more information.


Comba Telecom is committed to providing highly affordable, state of the art solutions for public safety so that venue owners can ensure that First Responders get the coverage they need and deserve. The CriticalPoint™ 700/800MHz public safety BDAs and Fiber DAS are offered in both Class A and Class B as well as AC and 48V DC power options.
Comba's Vice President of Sales Don Henry shared Comba’s solutions on a webinar hosted by Alliance Corporation
BDAs (Bi-Directional Amplifiers), Fiber DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems), BBU (Battery Backup Units) and Passive components that support in-building wireless communications to provide...

Watch the Webinar Here
Comba was a sponsor for Safer Buildings Coalition's, "In-building Public Safety Seminar - UL 2524 and NRTLS" earlier this month.
Since it received ANSI approval in October of 2018, the UL 2524 standard has had a major impact on the in-building public safety market – particularly for the OEMs that participate ...

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Channelized Class B – The Best of Both Worlds, A new Hybrid BDA and Fiber DAS Solution
The City and County of San Francisco, Department of Technology - Radio Shop, recently amended their ERRCS (Emergency Radio Responder Communication System) code requirements for BDAs...

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Commissioning a BDA - A Walkthrough Guide
The very first step in commissioning a BDA is to make sure you come to the job site prepared. This walkthrough is assuming that the system is installed and ready to be powered up. Although it is usually installed with a battery backup, the setup and commissioning of the battery backup will be skipped in this walkthrough...

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Comba's CriticalPoint Class A 700MHz/800MHz single or dual band channelized Fiber DAS was designed with public safety first responders in mind. Fully compliant with the IFC and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), CriticalPoint's Fiber DAS supports up to 32 channels (700MHz and 800MHz) along with 2W (Remote Unit) of downlink power per band. The channelized uplink squelch and channelized uplink AGC functions ensure minimum interference to base stations and optimizes communications quality. Our Fiber DAS is now UL 2524 Standard Certified. Read Press Release.

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Comba will be attending various conferences, we welcome everyone to schedule an appointment with us to discuss our products or request for an interview.




Join Comba at IWCE 2020s Virtual Connection August 24-27, 2020.



Comba will be sponsoring Nedas Virtual Summit September 8-10 as a raffle sponsor. Stay tuned for more information.