Wireless Communications/Expert Profile

Jerry Hinshaw

On Vacation
returns 06/05/2017

RF and microwave engineering, hardware and systems applications. Avionics, satellite, and terrestrial communications. Space communications and navigation, geo-location services via satellite and ground-based wireless systems. Systems integration of RF and wireless services. Electric Utility RF Smart Meter (SmartMeter) and Smart Grid wireless devices and networks. Utility Distribution Automation.

Experience in the area

30 years experience in microwave and RF systems engineering, radio hardware design and development.


about 20 articles, 2 patents


BSEE MSEE Communications Systems

Average Ratings

Recent Reviews from Users

Read More Comments

    K = Knowledgeability    C = Clarity of Response    P = Politeness
Michael01/19/15101010Thoughtful answer,much appreciated!
Aharon10/23/13101010Excellent response, I was given everything I .....
John Scheiman10/07/13101010Thanks Jerry! Very helpful information on how .....
Jim10/05/13101010Fantastic, thorough response!

Recent Answers from Jerry Hinshaw

2015-01-18 Wifi drone control:

The problem you are seeing may be interference as you suspect.  The spread spectrum modulation should help with interference rejection but range of useful operation can be reduced as the other wifi signals

2013-10-07 Direction Finding:

A directional pattern is needed to DF (direction find) a received signal with just a single antenna.  Sometimes the antenna is rotated mechanically or electrically to find the maximum signal level.  For

2013-09-30 Bluetooth Android Scrolling LED Sign:

Hello John  There are a number of approaches to build your wireless sign controller application.   One simple way is to get a pair of modules which link the RS232 via radio.  You can search for "wireless

2013-07-30 wi fi:

Yes, you can get a directional antenna that will improve your signal to that WiFi node.  If your smartphone or laptop has a WiFi antenna connector you need only find the right cable or adapter to connect

2013-07-30 regarding Mobile A-GPS:

The terms "mobile station assisted / based"  refer to assisting in the acquisition of GPS synchronization by using local references on the mobile, as in non-fixed, GPS platform.         If you are asking


Ask A Question

Wireless Communications

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


©2017 About.com. All rights reserved.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]