The first scientific workshop presented by the 20th URSI-C in Japan

1. Convener: Dr. Minoru Okada, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

2. Date/time: 13:00 - 17:30, 14-Jan-2007

3. Venue: Kibo-kan, a resort house of Mitsubishi Electric, Shirahama, Japan

4. Registration fee: Free

5. Listed attendees: 20 persons

6. Local arrangement: Dr. Hiroshi Kubo, Information Technology R & D Center, Mitsubishi Electric.

7. Session title: “Co-existence of Radio Waves”

8. Presentation: 60 min including Q&A for each speaker

  1. Opening Talk, Prof. Komaki, URSI-C-Japan, Chair
  2. “Trend on PLC Systems and its Research and Development in Matsushita Electric,” Dr. Akitoshi Aritaka, Panasonic Communications.
  3. “PLC Technologies in Foreign Countries,” Dr. Shinji Tanabe, Mitsubishi Electric.
  4. “Narrowband Powerline Communication System on High Voltage Power Line,” Prof. Masashi Kitayama, Tokushima University.
  5. “Radio Coexistence Problem in Indoor PLC Systems,” Prof. Katsuhiro Kitagawa, Osaka University.

9. Reception and Lamp Session5

10. The steering committee meeting took place from 08:00 to 10:00 on 15-Jan-2007.

11. Concluding Remarks

The first workshop on the 20th URSI-C in Japan was organized focusing on “Coexistense of Radio Waves.” In the workshop, PLC and its impact on short wave systems were discussed. Although PLC was a politically controversial topic, the discussions were well organized with the technical aspect of PLC. At the Lamp session, a historically valuable book was introduced by Dr. Ohira. an open experiment on interference level of PLC to the shortwave radio.

Last-modified: 2007-05-21 (月) 18:44:23 (553d)