Katapult Reviews Pole Loading Analysis Platforms (Fall 2018)

Nearly two years ago, we reviewed pole loading platforms O-Calc Pro, SPIDAcalc, and PoleForeman based on their performance, controls, simplicity, user speed, visuals, and compatibility. Since then, we’ve done much more pole loading analysis in each of these programs, and our coders have developed our software to export cleanly to them. Looking back on our first impressions of O-Calc, SPIDA, and…

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Pole Loading Misconceptions

Pole loading analysis is a beautiful thing. With all the ongoing small cell projects for 5G wireless, fiber networks powering gigabit internet service, and rural broadband deployment, evaluating existing and proposed conditions accurately is critical. Loading analysis is crucial for these projects not just to keep each pole’s surroundings safe, but also to maximize service up time for utilities across the country….

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