PROFESSIONAL RESUME OF
ARTHUR K. PETERS, CONSULTING ENGINEER

Arthur K. Peters is a Consulting Engineer, with an office located in Gainesville, Florida.

He has been associated with communications and broadcasting engineering since 1956 and has been a principal in his own firm since 1969.

Mr. Peters is a Life Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. He has had over 50 papers published in various technical publications, mainly in the radio common carrier paging and mobile industry. These papers principally discussed the subjects of one-way paging and two-way mobile communications.

Mr. Peters was for more than thirteen years a member of the TIA Cellular Radio Technical Committee (TR45.1), which created and maintained analog cellular radio standards in the United States. He was also a full member of the Cellular Radio Digital Standards Committee (TR-45.3) that designed and is maintaining standards for digital cellular equipment. The firm completed designs for more than 90 cellular systems in the United States and Canada and more than 5,000 paging systems, worldwide.

The firm of Arthur K. Peters, Consulting Engineers (now a sole proprietorship) represented a large number of both small and large companies participating in the wireless communications industry. These companies provide paging and mobile services in most of the major metropolitan areas and in many smaller cities throughout the United States. The firm has represented equipment manufacturers, radio common carriers, private radio companies, telephone companies and other entities engaged in the communications industry. The firm has represented clients in Venezuela, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Canada, England, Japan, the Caribbean, several countries in Eastern Europe, North Africa, Russia, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand.

Major functions of the firm include analysis and design of communications facilities and systems for paging, wireless, mobile, microwave, television, FM broadcast and AM broadcast.

Daily activities include advising large and small organizations, including a number of manufacturers, on the best methods and procedures to utilize in achieving each client’s objectives. Advice is also given to manufacturers with respect to new product needs. Special projects include circuit design such as a telephone over-dial digit detector, a credit card reader to control airborne telephones and an automated television station controller and switcher. System optimizations through custom antenna designs are a common pursuit.

In addition to its normal activities, the firm has completed systems designs of complex specialized mobile radio system (SMRS) designs and wireless distribution of television signals at 28 GHz. The firm also completed a design of a massive cellular system for the entire country of Argentina.

Mr. Peters routinely interfaces with state and federal agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Communications Commission. (Mr Peters holds a Commercial Pilot’s license with Instrument rating.) For more than two decades Mr. Peters has been a technical participant in county and city efforts to create antenna and tower siting policies and ordinances relating to wireless communications systems to help ensure efficiency of service and resource deployments.

Mr. Peters, has testified as an expert witness before various administrative agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission and the International Trade Commission. Additionally, Mr. Peters has been a witness before a number of state public utilities commissions and has had his work accepted by all state public utilities commissions.