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MILCOM 2011: Militaries fail to appreciate Cosite restrictions

11th November 2011 - 09:18 GMT | by Andrew White in Baltimore, US

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Armed forces around the world are failing to recognise constrictions associated with platform carriage of multiple antennae, communications specialist Pole Zero has warned.

Speaking to Shephard at the MILCOM exhibition, Pole Zero product line manager for cosite analysis and integration, David Stout, claimed that inteference caused by antennae being placed too close together, for example, could reduce communications ranges considerably.

'We are trying to educate the military on what cosite [interference] is and the steps needed to mitigate that. A lot of users don't know they have cosite issues,' Stout said.

Such an adverse effect is particularly poignant in the

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