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Clifford A Davidow: Method and apparatus for processing inbound data within a powerline based communication system. Current Grid, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, March 20, 2007: US07194528 (188 worldwide citation)

A powerline based communication system includes a powerline termination module, a plurality of powerline gateways, and a plurality of powerline nodes. The powerline termination module manages data for local area networks within the powerline based communication system. The plurality of powerline gat ...


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William O Radtke, Andrew T Rayno: Power line communication and power distribution parameter measurement system and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, September 14, 2010: US07795877 (171 worldwide citation)

A power line communication device is provided that in one embodiment includes a parameter sensor device configured to measure a parameter of a power line, a modem configured to transmit parameter data over a power line, and a controller communicatively coupled to the current sensor device and modem. ...


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David S Yaney, Robert D Kehn: Method and apparatus for communicating power distribution event and location. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group PLLC, December 13, 2011: US08077049 (170 worldwide citation)

A system, device, and method of providing information for a power distribution system is provided. In one embodiment, a method of using a device that receives power from the low voltage power of the power distribution system and experiences a power loss during a local power outage may perform the pr ...


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William H Berkman, James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communications device and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, December 1, 2009: US07626489 (168 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a power line communication system network element is provided that provides communications to one or more user devices. The device may also receive data from one or more sensors, such as current sensors, a voltage sensor, a video camera, a temperature sensor, a barometer, a motion ...


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William O Radtke: Overhead and underground power line communication system and method using a bypass. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, July 27, 2010: US07764943 (163 worldwide citation)

An underground power line is coupled to an overhead power line at a riser pole. In a power line communication system, a first and a second communication device are communicatively coupled to the underground power line at different locations. A third communication device is located in the vicinity of ...


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William H Berkman, David Stanley Yaney, James Douglas Mollenkopf: Surface wave power line communications system and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, October 9, 2007: US07280033 (163 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for operating a power line communications system that employs surface wave communications and conducted communications. The system is comprised of a plurality of network elements, which may take the form of repeaters, communication interface devices, backhaul ...


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Melvin Joseph White II, James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communication system and method of operating the same. Current Technologies, Mei Barnes, Capital Legal Group, December 16, 2008: US07466225 (158 worldwide citation)

A system for operating a power line communications system is provided. One embodiment is comprised of a plurality of network elements, which may take the form of repeaters, bypass devices, backhaul devices, wireless backhaul devices, enhanced bypass device, communication interface devices and others ...


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Paul A Kline, Sergey L Dickey, William O Radtke: Power line coupling device and method of using the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, July 24, 2007: US07248148 (157 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and a device for communicating a signal over a power line. One embodiment may comprise a length of power cable that comprises a center conductor substantially surrounded by an insulator. A concentric conductor is disposed external to the insulator over a first portion ...


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Kevin F Corcoran, James D Mollenkopf, Terry L Bernstein: Power line communications module and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, October 6, 2009: US07598844 (154 worldwide citation)

A system, device and method for providing communications to a plurality of customer premises via one or more external low voltage power lines is provided. One embodiment of the system includes a power line communication device comprising a first modem configured to communicate over the one or more e ...


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Brett D Gidge, William O Radtke: Power line communications system and method of operating the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, January 22, 2008: US07321291 (154 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for operating a power line communications system for communicating via an underground residential distribution power system. One embodiment of the present invention includes an aggregation point, which may be co-located with a point of presence, com ...