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Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson

Principal Engineer III

Mr. Wilson is a Principal Engineer III. He joined Roberson and Associates in 2016 and has 40 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry.

While at Roberson and Associates, Mr. Wilson performed a coexistence analysis of unlicensed co-channel operations in 5 GHz mobile satellite service feeder uplinks that was included in the ITU-R WP5A sharing study report instrumental in WRC-19 spectrum sharing recommendations. He was the primary technical contributor to CEPT ECC Report 325 on Band 53 coexistence studies approved for publication in April 2021.

Prior to Roberson and Associates, Mr. Wilson worked at Motorola to develop the Astro product line that supports the Project 25 radio standards suite. This became a $6 billion business for Motorola that has continued to diversify beyond the original market for public safety and mission-critical radios. Mr. Wilson authored dozens of standards for the P25 standards suite that were published by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA).

He moved to Tyco Electronics and later Harris Corporation to continue to work on P25 standards for Phase 2 to double the spectrum efficiency with Time Division Multiplexing Access (TDMA). After the launch of Phase 2, Mr. Wilson chaired the wideband data committee to begin working on the Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (PTT) standards for 3G PTT and Long Term Evolution (LTE) through a joint project with Alliance of Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS). The joint project is known as Joint Land Mobile Radio Long Term Evolution (JLMRLTE), and it intends to interconnect private Land Mobile Radio (LMR) radio systems with LTE telephone systems to provide encrypted digital voice and data services across networks.

Mr. Wilson has been an inventor on 27 patents and an author of several publications by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and Project 25 Technology Interest Group.

Mr. Wilson earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

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