Video: TAP 7.6.3 Land Cover Clutter

TAP™ users with licensed Land Cover Module and maintenance date of April 1, 2022 or later, have the option to specify a height associated with each land cover category based on knowledge of the local environment.  For example, Forest Deciduous height of 15 meters, Forest Evergreen 25 meters, etc.  TAP™ will raise the terrain accordingly […]

Video: TAP 7.6 New AutoCoverage Module

The highlight of the TAP 7.6 release is an all new AutoCoverage Module.  The AutoCoverage module facilitates running and combining multi-site coverage studies over an area using common study settings. See the video below for additional information about this TAP release.

What help documentation is available for getting started with TAP?

Click here for the TAP Installation and Setup Guide. Click here for the TAP Demo Quick Start Guide. When using the software, TAP has an extensive built-in help documentation that may be accessed in two ways: Press the ‘?’ button in the upper right of the TAP 7 main window. Press the ‘F1’ button to […]

How can I acquire building data to use in my TAP path and coverage studies?

TAP users can acquire and customize building data using the TAP Mapper Obstructions tool. Many studies in urban and suburban areas could more accurately model the effect of buildings with the inclusion of vector surface features. Recall that TAP Mapper, which is the visualization tool provided with TAP 7, offers an Obstructions feature that may […]

How do I move my TAP software to a new computer?

It is common for users to want to move their TAP software and existing work product to a new or different computer.  Here is a straightforward process to get the software and work product moved over: On the old computer, go to the Backstage by clicking the SoftWright logo on the upper left of the […]

Video: TAP 7.5 New Features

The highlight of the TAP 7.5 release is an all new microwave Reflection Analysis Module, which is covered in another tutorial video.  TAP 7.5 includes several other new features and upgrades that are presented in this tutorial video below.

Video: TAP 7.5 New Microwave Reflection Analysis Module

The highlight of the TAP 7.5 release is an all new microwave Reflection Analysis Module.  The Reflection Analysis module, one of our most popular, will locate possible reflection points along a path and evaluate the potential destructive interference on the received signal. See the video below for additional information about this TAP release.

Video: TAP 7.4 Concurrent TalkBack and Parallel Processing

The highlights of Terrain Analysis Package (TAP™) 7.4 include: Parallel Multi-Core Processing: TAP 7.4 can reduce the computation time for large coverage studies by using multi-core parallel processing. This feature is available to users with maintenance expiration dates of June 1, 2020 or later. Concurrent TalkBack Coverage Calculation: TAP 7.4 can concurrently calculate both TalkOut […]

Video: TAP 7.3 AutoPath Module

The AutoPath module enables TAP™ to automate setting up path specifications eliminating manual data entry. The program can then plot a path profile for each specified path, as well as compute the field strength value at the end of the path. Path information can be defined from a single transmitter site, or for a different […]