5W CriticalPoint BDA covers larger and multi-story buildings to provide first responders the mission-critical in-building communications during emergencies

(24 August 2020 – Milpitas, CA) – Comba Telecom, Inc. (Subsidiary of Comba Telecom Holdings LTD.), a global leading wireless solutions provider, today announced a 5W version of their award-winning public safety BDA (Bi-directional Amplifier) to provide mission-critical in-building communications for first responders for large or multi-story buildings.

The new CriticalPoint 5W public safety BDA supports single 700MHz, 800MHz or dual band 700/800MHz frequencies and comes in either Class A or Class B configurations and either AC or DC powered.  As with our current award-winning 2W BDAs the main features include:

  • Supports up to 32 channels per band (Class A)
  • Full 5W downlink power for each band, not shared
  • Channelized uplink (AGC) Automatic Gain Control
  • Channelized uplink squelch supported
  • Built-in mandatory isolation test to prevent BDA oscillation
  • NFPA compliant dry contact alarms, NEMA 4, 60950 & UL 2524 Standard Certified

“As a former first-responder, providing first responders the ability to transmit mission-critical in-building voice communications is critical and a focus here at Comba Telecom,” says Don Henry, Comba Telecom’s Vice President of Sales and Public Safety Program Manager. “Our new 5W BDA expands the LMR radio coverage area to support the first responder community to not only protect the public but first responders as well,” Henry continued to state. 

Comba’s CriticalPoint 5W BDA will ship in November 1, 2020. For more information visit: https://combausa.com/en/products/public-safety-communications

About Comba Telecom Inc.

Comba Telecom, Inc., based in Milpitas, California, is a subsidiary of Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd., a $1B publicly traded company and the leading supplier of RF communications solutions and equipment to the wireless industry. With R&D innovating in the heart of Silicon Valley and a manufacturing base in Asia, Comba Telecom manufactures cutting edge technologies and cost-effective solutions for OEM, integration and operator partners.

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