Advanced Intelligent Comms. (AICOMS) Telkom University has succeeded in creating a Mobile Base Station with the name Mobile Cognitive Radio Base Station (MCRBS). In February 2021, this Base Station has undergone its third trial and has been successfully connected to 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G networks.
For information, MCRBS is a detachable Base Sation consisting of a tower, antenna, power system, and control system, which can be easily moved as needed (for example, installed on a disaster management car).
MCRBS is designed to be able to capture signals from various generations of communication and is given the ability to “connect” the disaster area to a safe area so that communication can be established and rescue actions can be carried out more effectively and efficiently.
In addition to successfully providing communication and internet data connections, the latest MCRBS designs and designs are capable of being independent in terms of power with the help of generators, batteries, and solar panels. So it can be used in areas that are not covered by electricity.
“As we all know, disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. The impact of disasters cannot be avoided but can be minimized with several disaster prevention techniques. In some cases of very severe disasters, communication access is often not available. Therefore, MCRBS is here to provide network recovery and at the same time carry out rescue actions for disaster victims.” said Khoirul Anwar as the leader of AICOMS.
The latest information, this MCRBS has been successfully implemented in the city of Padang which cooperating with PT. FUSI Global Technology and the Padang City Regional Disaster Management and Fire Fighting Agency (BPBD-PK).
Seeing this success, MCRBS has the potential to be implemented in ASEAN countries and can strengthen Indonesia’s economic position in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).