Robert Pompeani has over 25 years of hardware design experience.
He founded Pacific Coast Engineering in 1997. His mission is to
provide extremely high quality product development specializing in
hardware for wired and wireless communication.
Pacific Coast Engineering
Welcome
Pacific Coast Engineering is an
Analog Devices, Inc. Approved
Design Partner.
Recent Experience:
2008 to Present        Consultant, Pacific Gas and Electric
2010 to Present        Consultant, Southern California Edison
Designed and built test systems for evaluating Home Area Networking products.  Using
Digital Signal Processing, the Microsoft.net environment and Agilent test equipment, created
test stations for measuring critical radio characteristics including RF sensitivity, packet error
rate (PER), dynamic range, error vector magnitude (EVM), and frequency accuracy.  I also
created WiFi signals to measure radio performance in the presence of interference.  
I am an expert at IEEE 802.15.4, the physical layer of Zigbee.

2005 to 2009                
Consultant, Silver Spring Networks
Designed radios for Automatic Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for Wide Area Networking.  I
also designed power supplies from 120 to 480 VAC and battery back up for critical parts of the
system.