Small Business Member
Wireless Applications Consulting and Broadwave Wireless are DAS integrators that provide turn-key solutions. They provide building owners/managers, general contractors, and electrical contractors with 100% code compliant Emergency Responder Radio Coverage Systems (ERRCS) and/or a Cellular signal enhancement DAS.
Q & A with Drew Piriak, President at Wireless Applications Consulting & Broadwave Wireless:
SBC: Which problems do you focus on solving in the process of improving in-building public safety wireless communications?
Drew: We focus on meeting local AHJ requirements by designing and engineering a 100% code compliant DAS that will support public safety two-way radios.
SBC: Do you have any products or services that can improve in-building public safety wireless communications?
Drew: We have aligned ourselves with manufacturers who provide code compliant products for the public safety marketplace (i.e. NEMA-4 enclosures, 24-hour runtime battery backup, channelized repeaters). Our professionals services include RF survey testing, design, engineering, project managements, commissioning/optimization, monitoring, troubleshooting, and annual health checks.
SBC: Why is it important for Wireless Applications Consulting and others in the industry to get involved in the public safety arena?
Drew: To share knowledge and real world experiences that will enrich the public safety DAS marketplace.
SBC: What inspired you to join the Safer Buildings Coalition?
Drew: To be engaged in and on the forefront of the fire code roadmap and development and to provide input into the process.
SBC: What would you say to others in the industry considering joining the Safer Buildings Coalition?
Drew: If they are committed to the public safety arena then they should be involved so as to share information and real world experiences for the betterment of the marketplace.