Broadcast engineering and telecommunications design services are provided by the firm to satisfy the specific requirements of AM, FM and TV broadcast stations and other Radio Frequency transmission entities. These services include allocation studies to assess the potential for new facilities; development of site selection criteria; design of AM, FM and TV antenna systems; preparation of the engineering portion of FCC application for construction permit or license and preparation of auxiliary broadcast applications. Extensive in-house computer facilities are used wherever possible to insure accuracy, repeatability and to improve efficiency.
Specialized services include preparation of system specifications; design and field adjustment of AM medium wave directional phasing and branching equipment, diplexers and multiplexer equipment; numerical modeling of antenna impedance and radiation patterns; field strength measurements including construction of temporary test transmitter facilities; station inspection and equipment analysis; preparation of draft environmental impact statements concerning non-ionizing radiation; filing of FAA Notice of Proposed Construction; expert testimony; VHF and UHF antenna pattern modeling and antenna range studies; non-ionizing radiation measurements and computations; Radio Frequency propagation studies using FCC and NBS methods; propagation studies for VHF and UHF radio systems, cellular and PCS; Broadcast Auxiliary Services frequency coordination and path analysis.
CTI recognizes that one firm may not have all qualifications in house necessary to meet every expert need for every project. Because of this understanding CTI has built strong partnership relationships with other professionals and firms. Examples of these partnerships may be seen in the services offered by the firm.