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James Douglas Mollenkopf, William H Berkman, David Stanley Yaney, Paul A Kline: Power line communication system and method of using the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, November 15, 2005: US06965302 (271 worldwide citation)

The communication system of one embodiment is for communicating data through a power distribution system having a medium voltage power line and low voltage power line and comprises a first device comprising a first wireless transceiver, a first modem in communication with the first wireless transcei ...


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William H Berkman: Transformer antenna device and method of using the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, September 26, 2006: US07113134 (179 worldwide citation)

The invention contemplates an antenna device, system and method of installing the antenna device for receiving a wireless signal at a pad mounted electrical transformer. The novel device includes an antenna capable of communicating the wireless signal and a material located around the antenna. The m ...


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William H Berkman: Power line communication system and method of operating the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, August 29, 2006: US07098773 (177 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a power line communications system that may employ power lines and non-power communications mediums. In one embodiment, the system is comprised of a plurality of interface devices with each being in communication with one or more user devices via one or more low voltag ...


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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 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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William H Berkman: Power line communications system and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, November 11, 2008: US07450001 (150 worldwide citation)

A power line communications system (PLCS) that provides communications to one or more user devices by repeating data packets on the power distribution network is provided. The PLCS may employ any or all of the MV power line conductors and/or the neutral conductor and be dynamically and remotely tran ...


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William H Berkman: Power line communication device and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, September 14, 2010: US07796025 (149 worldwide citation)

A power line communication device configured to facilitate communications over a low voltage power line between a downstream user device and an external power line communication device is provided. In one embodiment, the device may include a communication module configured to communicate over a low ...


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William H Berkman: Method and device for amplification of data signals over power lines. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, April 15, 2008: US07358808 (143 worldwide citation)

A device for bi-directional amplification of data signals over power lines is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device includes a bandpass filter, a frequency converter and an amplifier. The bandpass filter filters out undesired frequencies and the frequency converter converts the frequency band of ...


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William H Berkman, David Stanley Yaney: Wireless link for power line communications system. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, March 24, 2009: US07508834 (128 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention may include of plurality of wireless hops that provide a multi-hop wireless link for facilitating the communication of voice, video, audio, and other data in a packet based network between a broadband power line communications network and a conventional teleco ...


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William H Berkman: Power line communication system and method of operating the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, April 11, 2006: US07026917 (96 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides communications via multiple power lines that are communicatively coupled to each other at a coupling location, which for example may be at a substation. In one embodiment, the system may comprise a first communications device communicatively coupled to a first power li ...