NATF TETRA Seminar, 6 June 2019


Flint Hills Resources (FHR) of Minneapolis, MN warmly welcomed the NATF to their campus, and hosted our seminar to share TETRA knowledge with invited guests. Over the course of several hours, our audience learned about TETRA, Spectrum challenges, Installation strategies, and participated in a tour of the installation. It was a tremendous opportunity to learn, network, and share.


Below are the presentations. Please feel free to download, and contact us, or the presenters, for more information.



The agenda for the TETRA Seminar. Brief summaries of each topic presented.


Introduction by Keith Ammons. Basic TETRA principals, and US Installation statistics.

TETRA Installation and User Training:

Christian Reynolds discussed how the system at FHR was installed, and how the users learned about the system.

TETRA in North America:

Rick Nielson discussed how TETRA came to the US, and highlighted major installed systems.

Spectrum Regulatory Affairs:

Mark Crosby and Robin Cohen of the Enterprise Wireless Allance discussed spectrum acquisition. There are frequencies available, if you know how to find them!

TETRA for Mass Rapid Transit: Bill Fredrickson presented a case study on how TETRA is widely used worldwide in the transportation industry.
TETRA for Utilities:

Keith Ammons presented details on the Diverse Power network, servicing over 60% of Georgia.

Data Applications with TETRA: Stephanie Piciorgros discussed how TETRA may be used to transport data on the network. SCADA, Packet data, serial information, among other methodoligies.
TETRA at the Airport: Rich Davis discussed how TETRA is used at LAX (Los Angeles, CA) airport.