Maxwell J. Toms                                                                                                      

49 Julian Street, Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada, K7C 3W7

mjtoms@sympatico.ca   (613) 257-7290

 

 

Communications Network Development Support

For over thirty years, Maxwell J. Toms has performed the functions of design and development for a number of deployed Radio Communications, Information, Control and Audio Systems, including the development of project development, design and business case documentation. Max is well versed in the engineering development process. Responsibilities have included all project elements such as System Definition, Drawings, Configuration, Maintenance Requirements, Vendor Assessment, Training Requirements, Design, Fabrication, Test and Implementation.

 

Design and Development Activities

 

Application for Funding:

        MLW BRAND Business Plan: Mr. Toms supported and executed planning and preliminary design for a rural wireless communications system for the Township of Muskoka Lakes including the vendor RFP and evaluation. The 3 $M plan was submitted to Industry Canada’s BRAND Project, round two. (2003).

        SD BRAND Business Plan: Mr. Toms managed and executed planning and preliminary design for a rural wireless communications system for the Township of South Dundas including implementation and environmental impact. The 3.45 $M plan was submitted to Industry Canada’s BRAND Project, round one, and was accepted by Industry Canada for funding (2003).

 

Network Design Studies:

        GanLINK Design Study:  Managed and executed a system study to evaluate options and to develop a design for a fibre-optic communications system for the Town of Gananoque, including assets analysis, vendor survey and implementation plan (2002).

        Iroquois Design Study: Managed and executed a system study to evaluate options and to develop a design for a fibre-optic communications system for Iroquois, part of South Dundas Township, including assets analysis, vendor survey and implementation plan. The system was built in the spring of 2001.

        Morrisburg Design Study:  Managed and executed a system study to evaluate options and to develop a design for a fibre-optic communications system for Morrisburg, part of South Dundas Township, including assets analysis, vendor survey and implementation plan. The system was built in the fall of 2000.

        CCG Wireless Assessment: Managed and executed a study to evaluate performance of WiLAN Hopper 2.4 GHz, 1.9 Mbps DSSS radios to assess the ability of the unit to connect ships in harbour in lieu of a jetty cable. The review tested point-to-point and point-to-multipoint capabilities as well as Motorola VoIP equipment. (1998)

 

Network Design and Implementation:

        BristerGroup System Overhaul: Managed and executed a system study to evaluate options and to develop a system design to repair and upgrade performance of the major enterprise network linking 5 insurance offices in the towns of Prescott, Morrisburg, Winchester, Crysler and Avonmore. The system consisted of 9 point-to-point links of 4.5 Mbps at 2.4 GHz. The work involved maintenance of existing equipment as well as the establishment of three new repeaters. (1999-2000)

        Lanark County Link: Designed and integrated a wireless communications link connecting the Admin Building to Lanark Lodge in Perth. . The point-to-point link was 4.5 Mbps at 2.4 GHz. (1999)

 

 

 


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