These are the main features found in the system after successful log-in.
- The map feature: It occupies the largest portion of the page, the map/satellite choice options on the top left side of map allows you to change different view options. You can also adjust different zoom levels by using the option on the bottom right side of the map. Additionally you can also adjust different marker levels by clicking and dragging at any desired point on the map.
- The User locatoin window: By default this window (a rectangular box) displayed on the map shows a default location. However, if you drag the marker to your desired location (this can be the location of a white space device) or you to enter your desired location coordinates on the form located at the right most side of the page labelled Coordinates. Either of the two methods will allow the database to do some calculations and output the following on the info window, the (1) available free TVWS channels,(2) highlight the channels from the channel list table.
- The signal strength power level legend; This is a colourful feature located at the top left most part of the map, it basically, gives hint on different TV station signal strength power levels found in their contours.
- TV stations signal strength contours: These features displays the signal strengths of each station of interest.
- The coordinates form: This feature is characterised by two rectangular-like boxes located on the top right most area of the page. Here you have an option of entering your desired location (latitude and longitude).
- The criteria: The feature is characterised by forms having two options namely; (1) selection of a desired propagation model, (2) selection of a desired height above average terrain (HAAT) of the white space device. Currently, the database supports white space devices with transmitting power (EIRP) ranging from 40 mW to 4 Watt. Ultimately, you will be required to press the button laballed “.
- The channel table: This feature shows the (UHF) table which displays channels starting from number 21 to number 68. After performing the channel computation, the free channels will be displayed and highlighted in box(es) with green colour to show available white space channels, whilst the white boxes mean that those channels are not available for TVWS network operations in that particular area.