BSC Associates Ltd
Antennas and radio systems worldwide service. Business advice for SMEs in
16 successful years of consulting,
Consultant in radio systems, antennas, radio propagation, and the business activities of SMEs working in international markets.
BSC Associates Ltd undertakes design, installation, inspection and maintenance services for antennas and associated radio equipment.
Bespoke design of embedded antennas for user devices and IoT hardware is a speciality. A recent client comments "The new products have a range of about twice that of our existing products." Unlock the performance of your devices with well optimised antennas!
Extensive experience of antennas for base stations, mobile devices, IoT, military, general communications and broadcast use.
My qualified associates provide expertise in lean manufacturing, mechanical design, installation services, QA and complementary disciplines.
me: by e-mail or phone: +447 971 260 962
I am currently Chair of
Interface Standards Group (AISG Ltd). AISG represents most major
world companies manufacturing base station antennas and
tower-mounted amplifiers, as well as major
operators and infrastructure vendors. The standard
for the remote control of a variety of antenna
line equipment is available for download from our
website at www.aisg.org.uk, where
you will also find a list of members and
information about joining the Group..
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Consultancy projects include:
Innovation and Patents Extensive experience in drafting patents, searching for prior art, responding to Examiners' search reports, and expert witness services in patent litigation. My patents are listed here.
Technical writing I have written product documentation, technical papers and chapters for five antenna textbooks from well known publishers. For a bibliography of my technical papers please follow this link.
Expert witness services I've provided expert support for planning applications, patent litigation and the investigation of engineering failures and personal accidents.
Measurement facilities I have my own network and spectrum analysers and use a SATIMO S-64 chamber for the measurement of antenna patterns, efficiency and the active performance of radio terminals in the band 400 MHz–6 GHz.
(Above) The world-class SATIMO Stargate-64 chamber where I measure the RF performance of antennas and radio devices. The test item is placed on a small platform on top of the white column at the centre of the arc of probes. (Photo: Cambridge Consultants Ltd,)
(Photo: Savi-Anne Howe, Mar 2014)
Professional I'm a regular member of the TPCs for antenna conferences organised by the IEEE and IET and have taken part in conference organisation. I serve as a referee for the Antennas and Propagation journals of both institutions. I'm a member of UK Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Peer Review College.
Academic I hold an appointment as
an Honorary Visiting Professor in the School
of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at
Queen Mary, University of
lecture at annual courses on Antennas
& Propagation at the University of
Surrey and for the Technology Academy..
Personal career history For many years I was Technical Director at CSA Ltd (Rochester, UK), leading the engineering team on the design, manufacture and installation of antennas for broadcasting, communications and military applications.
From 2003-2012 I was Chief Applications Engineer with Antenova Ltd, (Cambridge, UK) where I designed small antennas for a wide variety of UEs, including handsets, payment terminals and GPS trackers.
Since 2002 I've provided a wide range of consultancy services and have now completed more than 120 projects. I will be happy to provide a reference list on request.
Languages Je parle français et j'ai
entrepris des projets sur site en France
et en autres pays francophones.
My Linked-In page is here