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HAUSFELD CONSULTING

 

ABN 52 518 506 476

 

Recent Activities

 

 

The following list of recent activities is not complete, and only includes the larger projects with which Hausfeld Consulting has been involved.

Major Projects During 2016 :

  • Satellite consultancy - assistance with VSAT network quotations.  (Global Technologies PNG)

  • Satellite consultancy - RFI consultancy in Perth.  (Telstra)

  • Consultancy Services - NBNco Copper Audit.  (DSI Engineering Management Services)

  • Website design & custom javascript software.  (GPF, DSF, More4Life)

  • PC Software development, including public release of the following Apps: GEOPoint v3.07, RadcomSearch v2.2, TxPlan v3.2, TracePlot v2.1, ExtractJPEG v2.1, Image2XPM v1.1, SimpleHyp v2.3, ffmpegWrapper v1.2, SaveJSON2CSV v1.1, Base64Convert v1.1, OfflineBackup v1.1, NixClock v3.0, MapList-Flat v1.2, MapList-Globe v3.1 (Gunamoi Software)

Major Projects During 2015 :

  • ADF VSAT procurement design review and documentation review activities. (Nova Systems)

  • Draft tender specifications for Flinders Ports Adelaide container terminal broadband WiFi upgrade. (Nova Systems)

  • On site technical support at TT&C station during NBNco IOT and end-to-end testing. (Delta Systems / Space Systems Loral)

  • Independent review of satellite earth station RF design documentation. (BAE Systems)

  • Technical support, including link budgets, for various VSAT tender proposals. (Step Electronics / Hills Industries)

  • Satellite link budgets to support bid proposal. (Global Technologies, PNG)

  • Assistance with earth station license applications to the ACMA. (Harris CapRock)

  • Developed & released version 2.5 of GreatCirc Great Circle Distance Calculator, and version 2.1 of TxPlan Carrier Frequency Layout Software.  (Gunamoi Software)

Major Projects During 2014 :

  • QA Engineer during site acceptance testing of NBNCo TT&C earth stations at Kalgoorlie, Alice Springs & Merimbula. (Delta Systems / Space Systems Loral)

  • WGS VSAT terminal technical evaluation and design review. (Step Electronics / Hills Industries)

  • Technical support, including link budgets, for various VSAT tender proposals. (Step Electronics / Hills Industries)

  • Independent review of satellite system design & test results. (BAE Systems)

  • WGS VSAT terminal technical evaluation. (Nova Systems)

  • VSAT RFP link budget evaluations. (WNA/Inpex)

  • Judging of Australian Satellite Service Provider of the Year Award. (Australian Communications Alliance)

  • Assistance with earth station license applications to the ACMA. (Harris CapRock)

Major Projects During 2013 :

  • Review of VSAT proposal, calculation of satellite link budgets, & assistance with dimensioning and pricing of VSAT installation kits. (Global Internet, PNG)

  • Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Consultancy. (Telstra)

  • Judging of Australian Satellite Service Provider of the Year Award. (Australian Communications Alliance)

  • VSAT system design review & link budget audit for offshore platform project. (NewSat Networks / Chevron)

  • Assistance with earth station license applications to the ACMA. (Harris CapRock)

  • Independent status review of major earth station project. (BAE Systems)

  • Developed & released version 3.06 of GEOPoint Antenna Pointing software, and version 2.2 of GreatCirc Great Circle Distance Calculator.  Developed Android smartphone apps and web site tools for clients. (Gunamoi Software)

Major Projects During 2012 :

  • Review of on-site RFI measurement results for proposed new MEOSAR satellite receiving facility. (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

  • WGS VSAT terminal certification testing. (Step Electronics / Hills Industries)

  • RFI and EMC compatibility assessment of an existing satellite ground station. (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

  • Developed & released version 2.1 of GreatCirc Great Circle Distance Calculator. (Gunamoi Software)

Major Projects During 2011 :

  • RFI Radio Site Survey for proposed new MEOSAR satellite receiving facility. (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

  • Earth Station Site Audits and Network Review in Solomon Islands. (BeMobile, Solomon Islands)

  • Review of satellite network options. (Global Internet, PNG)

  • Produce detailed satellite link budget calculations in support of an RFP response. (Step Electronics / Hills Industries)

  • Prepare VSAT RFP technical specifications & assist with evaluation of vendor responses. (Bemobile, PNG & Solomon Islands)

  • Developed & released version 3.04 of GEOPoint Antenna Pointing software, version 2.0 of GreatCirc Great Circle Distance Calculator, & version 2.0 of TxPlan Carrier Frequency Layout software. (Gunamoi Software)

Major Projects During 2010 :

  • VSAT satellite system feasibility study for offshore oil & gas platform. (TCG Pty Ltd / Shell)

  • Review of X-band VSAT terminal design and specifications. (Step Electronics / Hills Industries)

  • Review of proposed satellite communications network for GSM backhaul and international links. (Bemobile, Solomon Islands)

Major Projects During 2009 :

  • Review of existing corporate satellite network and recommendations on future facilities and upgrades. (Bank South Pacific, PNG)

  • Feasibility study and link budgets for a possible Ku-band "satellite-on-the-move" (SOTM) service. (Step Electronics / Singtel Optus)

  • Review of existing satellite network, preparation of RFP specifications, and support RFP evaluation for new GSM backhaul VSAT network. (BMobile, PNG)

Major Projects During 2008 :

  • Satellite consultancy, capacity planning, project management and contractor management, for roll-out of new facilities and upgrade of existing facilities in Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga and Vanuatu. (Digicel Pacific)

  • Report on near term satellite communication options for Christmas Island. (Hibbard Consulting)

  • Expert witness on satellite communications technology for a case in the Federal Court. (Marque Lawyers)

Major Projects During 2007 :

  • Satellite consultancy, including audit of facilities, requirements analysis, supplier negotiation, capacity planning and implementation support for new and existing satellite facilities in Papua New Guinea. (Digicel Pacific)

  • Satellite consultancy relating to the design of a Ku-band satellite earth station. (Auspace)

  • Satellite audit including 3 site visits and basic satellite operations training. (Shoreline Communications, Tonfon, Tonga)

  • Assist with preparation of a satellite business proposal slide pack. (NewSat / Hibbard Consulting)

  • Satellite consultancy, including site visits and audits of 18 domestic satellite earth stations, and assistance planning satellite backhaul links for the GSM BTS roll-out. (Telikom PNG)

Major Projects During 2006 :

  • Satellite consultancy, including project management, preparation of RFP documents for Domestic VSAT system and Space Segment, evaluation of RFP responses, and audit of existing satellite usage. (Telikom PNG)

  • Link budgets and review of space segment lease contract. (TV)

  • Upgrade of LabView control software for a radio frequency interference (RFI) measurement system. (Telstra)

  • Developed & released version 3.0 of GEOPoint Antenna Pointing software, & version 1.0 of GreatCirc Great Circle Distance Calculator. (Gunamoi Software)

Major Projects During 2005 :

  • Preparation of design, costing, and installation documents for Downer Connect, to support their contract for Telstra ADSL roll-out. (Downer Connect)

  • Design study and cost comparison of two options for a new Ku-band antenna at Bendigo. (Telstra)

  • Radio frequency interference studies at Gnangara, Perth. (Telstra)

  • Consulting on satellite backhaul and wireless broadband access options. (Rural Bash Pty Ltd, Access & IT Solutions Pty Ltd)

  • Development & first commercial release of GEOPoint Antenna Pointing software (version 2.5). (Gunamoi Software)

Major Projects During 2004 :

  • Preparing documentation for Carrier Monitoring System at Bendigo. (Telstra)

  • Radio frequency interference studies at Perth International Telecommunications Centre. (Telstra)

  • Design, costings & preparation of bid proposal for a VSAT system in response to the satellite network portion of Air Services Australia RFP. (Telstra)

  • Design calculations for a bid proposal in response to ADF White Dish RFP. (Telstra)

  • Project management of Reach Inmarsat Services outsourcing project, involving cutover of services from Hong Kong LES to Perth LES. (Reach)

Major Projects During 2003 :

  • System engineering design for the supply & installation of communications equipment associated with the new HK-24 13m Ku-band antenna at Reach’s Stanley Satellite Earth Station in Hong Kong. (Telstra)

  • System engineering design and final as-built documentation for the installation of a 7.2m Ku-band transportable antenna, equipment shelter and associated GCE equipment at Stanley Satellite Earth Station in Hong Kong. (Telstra)

  • Feasibility study & preliminary facility design for a new Ku-band satellite earth station at Bendigo remotely connected to the existing earth station using RF optical-fibre links. (Telstra)

  • Technical inputs to a bid proposal for the Second Generation iPSTAR Broadband Satellite System Gateway Infrastructure RFP. (Telstra)

  • Design report on interfacing of proposed first generation iPSTAR equipment from Shin Satellite PLC. (Telstra)