Technical Support for Antennas & Related Gear

George Hardesty

George Hardesty

Data Alliance Inc. 

Founder (2002) and President (2002 to the present).  Wireless equipment provider which has evolved with continuous revenue growth and continuous evolution in the product lines, from Wi-Fi networking to IoT, M2M and LTE network gear. is a leading website in our niche markets, and the site  is ranked about 150,000 of all websites in the world (ranking by Ahrefs).

 · Jan 1999 to Jan 2002 · Schaumburg, Illinois, United States.
Account Manager.  Mar 1996 to Jan 1999 ·

LTE-M Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) NB-IoT Wireless Technology

George Hardesty December 27th, 2023 3 minute read IoT - Internet of Things

LTE-m Low Power WAN Technology for IoT LTE-M, short for Long-Term Evolution for Machines, is a type of low power wide area network (LPWAN) technology... more »

WiFi Network Standards Compared: 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11ac

George Hardesty December 8th, 2023 9 minute read WiFi 802.11 Standards | Wireless Frequencies

WiFi 6 & 6E Compared to 802.11ac & 802.11n Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) uses the 5.8 GHz and 2.4GHz bands  WiFi 6E is the latest WiFi standard and... more »

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Compared to Bluetooth for Internet of Things

George Hardesty December 7th, 2023 7 minute read IoT - Internet of Things

Bluetooth Compared to BLE for IoT BLE is power-conservative compared to Bluetooth Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), also known as Bluetooth Smart, is a... more »

LoRaWAN Compared to NB-IoT: Low Power WAN Technologies LPWAN

George Hardesty December 6th, 2023 3 minute read IoT - Internet of Things

LPWAN Technologies NB-IoT and LoRaWAN Comparison LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) and NB-IoT (Narrowband Internet of Things) are both popular... more »

Nickel and Gold-Plated Brass Compared as Platings for Antenna Cable Connectors and Adapters

George Hardesty December 5th, 2023 2 minute read Antenna Cables

Rust Proofing and Corrosion-Protection: Best Options Among Nickel, Gold-Plated Brass & Brass Alloys For outdoor applications, Nickel-Plated Brass is... more »

Bend Radius of LMR-100, LMR-200, LMR-400 Coaxial Cable Types

George Hardesty December 4th, 2023 3 minute read Antenna Cables | Coax Cable Types | LMR-100, LMR-200, LMR-400

Minimum Bend Radiuses of LMR-100, LMR-200 and LMR-400 The bend radius of a coaxial cable refers to the minimum radius a cable can be bent without... more »

Top 20 Wireless Technologies Poised for Fast Growth in 2024

George Hardesty December 3rd, 2023 7 minute read IoT - Internet of Things

Twenty Wireless Technologies Poised for Growth These twenty tech wireless sectors will experience the most significant growth in the coming years - they are... more »

Pocv11 and Its Implications for Nova (Helium) Antenna Parameters

George Hardesty December 2nd, 2023 4 minute read Helium Network

PoCV11 Implications: The Nova Labs (Helium Network) Proof of Coverage (PoC) algorithm is due to be updated by October 18th, 2021. This upcoming... more »

NB-IoT Frequency Bands, Applications - NarrowBand Wireless

George Hardesty December 1st, 2023 3 minute read IoT - Internet of Things | Wireless Frequencies

Low Power WAN LPWAN) Technology: NB-IoT  NB-IoT is a wireless IoT protocol using Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technology, and that uses... more »

RG58 Compared to LMR-200 & LMR-100 Coax: Shielding & Signal Loss

George Hardesty November 27th, 2023 4 minute read Antenna Cables | LMR-100, LMR-200, LMR-400 | Signal Loss in Antenna Cables

RG58 Coaxial Cable Specifications RG58, LMR-100, and LMR-200 all have the following characteristics in common: 50 Ohm impedance A weather-resilient... more »