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Roosevelt A Fernandes, Kurt P Krabbe: Hitless ultra small aperture terminal satellite communication network. Southern California Edison Company, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, January 3, 1995: US05379320 (113 worldwide citation)

A satellite communication system between a hub terminal and remote terminals simultaneously uses two or more satellites for communication. Rapid signal acquisition for mobile terminals is achieved by incorporation of a Global Positioning System receiver to establish initial frequency and time refere ...


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Roosevelt A Fernandes, Patrick C Fitz: Versatile communications controller. Southern California Edison Company, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, February 6, 1996: US05490134 (70 worldwide citation)

A communication system uses controllers for bi-directional protocol conversion. There is a plurality of remote signal inputs comprised of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) signals, and/or remote terminal unit (RTU) signals, and/or instrumentation monitoring signals, and/or instrumenta ...


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Mark J Skowronski: Power generation system utilizing turbine and fuel cell. Southern California Edison Company, Sheldon & Mak, September 22, 1998: US05811201 (66 worldwide citation)

A system for generating electricity comprises a fuel cell, a heating stage, and an integral, power generator. The power generator comprises a compressor, an electricity generator and a turbine. Hot exhaust gas from the fuel cell is used for driving the turbine, which in turn drives the generator and ...


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Bradley R Williams, Richard C Krause, Bryan H Pham, Dennis A Eastman: Automated voltage and VAR control in power transmission and distribution networks. Southern California Edison Company, Jeffrey G Sheldon & Mak Sheldon, June 6, 1995: US05422561 (65 worldwide citation)

Controlling a customer voltage and VAR flow in a power transmission and distribution system includes measuring first voltages in a power line directed to a first location related to customers. Both the customer voltage and the VAR flow for the network is determined in relation to the number of capac ...


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Roger I Peckinpaugh: Voltage controller. Southern California Edison Company, Lyon & Lyon, December 16, 1986: US04630220 (38 worldwide citation)

A control device for regulating the output voltage of a voltage regulator wherein the output from that regulator would normally be variable includes inputting that voltage to the control device. There are two overlapping bands which define an effective bandwidth between the upper limit of the lower ...


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Alexius C Chan, Phillip L Wheeler, Lloyd H Chandler: Luminaire shield. Southern California Edison Company, Lyon & Lyon, July 17, 1984: US04460945 (38 worldwide citation)

A luminaire shield, particularly for protecting street lights from breakage by vandals includes a laminate plate mounted in spaced relationship from the lens of the luminaire. Heat can thereby escape between an air gap and between the light source housing and the shield, and the shield extends beyon ...


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Juan P Lopetrone, Oliver Valdes, James Clopton Jr: Fault detection. Southern California Edison Company, Sheldon & Mak, June 6, 1989: US04837519 (28 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the detection of leakage current in a system includes a power supply and conductors from the supply for supplying power to a load connected to the system. There is an interrupter connected in the system and to a ground point such that a ground leakage current in the system has a closed ...


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Mauro G Dresti, Juan P Lopetrone, James J Regan: Portable ground fault detector. Southern California Edison Company, Sheldon & Mak, November 8, 1994: US05363047 (27 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a ground fault detection apparatus for an operating, normally ungrounded supply system, the apparatus having a periodically grounded center tap of a test impedance that is connected across conductors of the system, and detector circuitry including a charge balance circuit having low gai ...


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David W DeBerry: Ferrous ion scrubbing of flue gas. Southern California Edison Company, Lyon & Lyon, November 21, 1978: US04126529 (25 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for removing oxides of nitrogen and sulfur from flue gases. The apparatus comprises an enclosure wherein the flue gases are washed with a scrubbing solution, preferably containing ferrous chelates and sulfite ions, and an electrochemical cell for regenerating the spent scrubb ...


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Roosevelt A Fernandes, Kurt P Krabbe, Haynes Ellis Jr: Hitless ultra small aperture terminal satellite communication network. Southern California Edison Company, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, January 13, 1998: US05708679 (22 worldwide citation)

A communication network comprises multiple mini-hub terminals for transmitting and receiving information from multiple remote terminals. Some of the multiple mini-hub terminals, and some of the multiple remote terminals are capable of wireless communication respectively with each other through satel ...