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Cell Phones and Cable Signals: Interference Can Happen
Release Date: 03/20/2014

Jason Coder (left) and John Ladbury in the reverberation chamber used for studying interference between cell phones … more

NIST Demonstrates Transfer of Ultraprecise Time Signals over a Wireless Optical Channel
Release Date: 04/30/2013

By bouncing eye-safe laser pulses off a mirror on a hillside, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

NIST Tests in New York City Suggest How to Improve Emergency Radio Communications
Release Date: 04/17/2013

Radio communications can be unreliable in underground tunnels and other large, complicated structures, posing a safety hazard for emergency … more

NIST Tests Help Ensure Reliable Wireless Alarm Beacons for First Responders
Release Date: 08/16/2011

Wireless emergency safety equipment could save lives—if signals are transmitted reliably. But few performance standards exist. Now, tests at the … more

Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards and Guidelines for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades
Release Date: 04/19/2011

Gaithersburg, Md. – The governing board of the public-private Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a … more

Call Forwarding: New NIST Procedure Could Speed Cell Phone Testing
Release Date: 03/02/2010

By accurately re-creating the jumbled wireless signal environment of a city business district in a special indoor test facility, researchers at … more

Engineered Metamaterials Enable Remarkably Small Antennas
Release Date: 01/26/2010

In an advance that might interest Q-Branch, the gadget makers for James Bond, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and … more

New Publication Offers Security Tips for WiMAX Networks
Release Date: 10/06/2009

Government agencies and other organizations planning to use WiMAX -- Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access -- networks can get technical … more

New Report on NIST Tests of Wireless Environment in Auto Factories
Release Date: 10/14/2008

A new report describes tests carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the wireless environment in automotive … more

Draft Guide Will Help Make WLANs More Secure
Release Date: 06/22/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is requesting comments on a new draft guide that is intended to help organizations make … more

Noise Measurement May Boost Cell Phone Performance
Release Date: 06/22/2006

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and industry collaborators have developed improved methods for accurately … more

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