Chris Stevens

Managing Director
CartGiS Pty Ltd

Chris Stevens is Managing Director of CartGiS Pty Ltd, an emergency management, GIS and Mapping and communications consultancy company based in Melbourne. CartGiS Pty Ltd works with all three levels of government in Australia and the Oceanic region as well as with mining, utilities and NGOs.  Projects include emergency management planning solutions and independent communications consultancy and project management, coverage planning and predictions and technology development. Chris has extensive experience in LMR network design, planning and implementation as well as GIS and mapping application design and commissioning. Chris is an industry leader in systems integration, thinking outside the box and providing client centric outcomes aimed at information sharing and interoperability. CartGIS Pty Ltd also specialises in bespoke training and education for the critical communication community. Chris has extensive qualifications and experience in secondary, tertiary and workplace training and education, which coupled with his communication experience, delivers industry and client focused outcomes.

Chris has been the National Lifesaving Communications Advisor to Surf Life Saving Australia since 2011. This role is in an elected volunteered capacity and he chairs the respective national communications working group. As National Lifesaving Communications Advisor, Chris is responsible for advising the states and territories on their operational communications networks as well as formulating national interoperability and business continuity strategies. Chris is also a member of the ARCIA committee, where he convenes the training committees and has been responsible for recent industry advancements in training and education.

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    October 19, 2020
    This course introduces the student to radio transmissions and antenna fundamentals. Modules include an overview of radio transmission and how transmitters and receivers work, an overview of wave propagation and radio antenna systems. Students will acquire a basic understanding of...
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    September 2, 2020
    This course introduces the student to radio communications and associated technologies. Modules include an overview of radio service as a transmission media, how transmitters and receivers work, an overview of wave propagation and radio antenna systems. The information is introductory in nature and designed for all audiences. Students will acquire a basic understanding of radio communications theory.
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