US Pat. No. 9,058,922

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CHAIN EXTENDED FOAM INSULATION COAXIAL CABLE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for manufacturing a coaxial cable, comprising the steps of:
irradiating a polymer;
extruding the polymer around an inner conductor; and
surrounding the foamed polymer with an outer conductor.

US Pat. No. 9,310,570

FIBER-OPTIC CONNECTION ARRANGEMENT AND ADAPTER SLEEVE

CommScope Technologies LL...

21. An optical coupling arrangement for optically coupling first and second ruggedized optical connectors, the optical coupling
arrangement comprising:
a body arrangement defining a channel extending along a longitudinal axis that extends between first and second oppositely
facing ports;

an alignment structure disposed within the body arrangement and accessible through the first and second ports, the alignment
structure being configured to receive optical fibers of the first and second ruggedized optical connectors, the alignment
structure including latching arms;

a first attachment structure disposed at the first port, the first attachment structure being configured to engage with a
rotatable fastening element of the first ruggedized optical connector when the first ruggedized optical connector is received
at the first port;

a first sealing structure at the first port, the first sealing structure being configured to cooperate with the first ruggedized
optical connector to seal the first port of the body arrangement in a fluid-tight manner when the first ruggedized optical
connector is received at the first port;

a second attachment structure disposed at the second port, the second attachment structure being configured to engage with
a rotatable fastening element of the second ruggedized optical connector when the second ruggedized optical connector is received
at the second port; and

a second sealing structure at the second port, the second sealing structure being configured to cooperate with the second
ruggedized optical connector to seal the second port of the body arrangement in a fluid-tight manner when the second ruggedized
optical connector is received at the second port.

US Pat. No. 9,088,329

CANCELING NARROWBAND INTERFERING SIGNALS IN A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A system comprising:
a detection unit configured for determining, for each narrowband interfering signal component of a plurality of narrowband
interfering signal components in an uplink path wireless coverage system, a respective frequency band of the narrowband interfering
signal component;

a cancellation sub-system comprising a configurable filter and communicatively coupled to the uplink path, wherein the cancellation
sub-system is configured, for each of the plurality of narrowband interfering signal components, for:

modifying a passband of the configurable filter to correspond to a respective frequency band of the narrowband interfering
signal component,

generating, with the configurable filter, a respective cancellation signal from a respective reference signal that is sampled
from the uplink path, wherein the respective cancellation signal is generated by attenuating frequency components of the respective
reference signal outside the respective frequency band of the narrowband interfering signal component, and

mitigating the narrowband interfering signal component in the respective uplink signal using the respective cancellation signal.

US Pat. No. 9,219,461

CAPACITIVE BLIND-MATE MODULE INTERCONNECTION

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A blind-mate capacitive coupling interconnection between a main module enclosure and a sub-module enclosure, comprising:
a first main module capacitive coupling surface provided on a main module outer surface of the main module enclosure;
a first sub-module capacitive coupling surface provided on a sub-module outer surface of the sub-module enclosure; the main
module capacitive coupling surface and the sub-module capacitive coupling surface each provided with a ground portion with
an aperture;

a main module inner element provided within the aperture of the main module capacitive coupling surface, electrically isolated
from the ground portion of the main module capacitive coupling surface;

a sub-module inner element provided within the aperture of the sub-module capacitive coupling surface, electrically isolated
from the ground portion of the sub-module capacitive coupling surface; and

a mechanical fixture dimensioned to retain the sub-module capacitive coupling surface against the main module capacitive coupling
surface.

US Pat. No. 9,097,784

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO COLLECT AND MODIFY CALIBRATION DATA

CommScope Technologies LL...

12. A system for generating a calibration database, comprising:
a wireless device for determining location data at a plurality of geographic locations situated within a region, wherein said
region contains plural streets and intersections of said plural streets, said wireless device receiving an attribute of a
signal transmitted by a wireless transmitter to a mobile station in said region;

a wireless device transmitter for transmitting from said wireless device said attribute to a controller unit;
a location information database wherein said location database includes latitude and longitude information for each of a plurality
of points within said region;

circuitry for determining a status of said wireless device;
circuitry for determining from said status a most likely one of said plural streets upon which said wireless device is located;
circuitry for determining said most likely street as a first one of said plural geographic locations;
circuitry for determining a first point of said plural points that is in proximity to said first geographic location; and
circuitry for entering said first point in said calibration database; and associating the location data for the first one
of said plural geographic locations determined by said wireless device with the first point.

US Pat. No. 9,223,104

FIBER OPTIC ENCLOSURE WITH INTERNAL CABLE SPOOL

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic enclosure assembly comprising:
a housing having an interior;
a cable spool positioned within the interior of the housing, wherein the cable spool rotates about an axis relative to the
housing to allow the first portion of the fiber optic cable to be paid out from the interior of the housing;

a fiber optic cable wound around the cable spool, the fiber optic cable having a first end and a second end; and
a fiber optic adapter mounted on the cable spool, the fiber optic adapter receiving the first end of the fiber optic cable,
the fiber optic adapter being carried with the cable spool as the cable spool is rotated about the axis to allow the second
end of the fiber optic cable to be paid out from the interior of the housing, the fiber optic adapter being configured to
couple the first end of the fiber optic cable to a connectorized end of a subscriber optical fiber within the interior of
the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,310,578

ENCLOSURE FOR PROVIDING POWER AND DATA TO A REMOTE RADIO HEAD

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. An enclosure assembly comprising:
an enclosure including a first housing part and a second housing part that cooperate to define a sealed interior of the enclosure,
the enclosure being elongated between a first end and a second end, the enclosure defining an input port at the first end,
the enclosure including first and second sides extending between the first end and the second end;

an optical line extending into the interior of the enclosure through the input port;
a power line extending into the interior of the enclosure through the input port; and
a plurality of output ports disposed at the enclosure, the output ports including sealing structures that seal the interior
of the enclosure from an external environment of the enclosure, the sealing structures including ruggedized connection interfaces
so that hybrid output cables received at the ruggedized connection interfaces are optically coupled to the optical line and
electrically connected to the power line, the output ports including a plurality of first output ports disposed along the
first side of the enclosure and a plurality of second output ports disposed along the second side of the enclosure.

US Pat. No. 9,236,728

POWER SWITCHING ARRANGEMENT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A circuit protection system for a power panel, the system comprising:
a transistor connected in a channel of a power panel, the transistor connected between return connections of a load and a
return path, the power panel including a plurality of channels connected to the load; and

control circuitry electrically connected in parallel with the transistor, the control circuitry configured to selectively
activate the transistor to allow current to pass through the transistor based on an observed voltage across the transistor
when the channel is active but block current through the transistor when the channel is inactive.

US Pat. No. 9,453,981

OPTICAL CABLE EXIT TROUGH

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A cable routing system, comprising:
a first trough section, the first trough section having a bottom portion and an upstanding side extending from the bottom
portion, the upstanding side having a substantially uniform height and terminating at a top edge spaced from the bottom portion;
and

a cable exit trough, the cable exit trough including a cable guiding portion having a curved cable exit surface and two side
walls extending therefrom to define a cable exit pathway, the curved cable exit surface having an upwardly curved portion
extending from within the first trough section, and a downwardly curved portion extending out of the first trough section,
wherein the two side walls are curved side walls positioned on opposite sides of the cable exit surface, the cable exit surface
and the curved side walls being sufficiently curved to maintain a cable minimum bend radius for cables entering the cable
exit trough from opposite ends of the first trough section;

wherein the cable exit trough is releasably mountable to the first trough section with the cable exit pathway extending over
the top edge of the first trough section so that cable can be routed upwardly from the first trough section, over the top
edge of the first trough section and then in a downward direction as cable exits the cable exit trough; and

wherein the cable exit trough further comprising an upper surface positioned above and at least partially facing a bottom
of the first trough section when the cable exit trough is mounted to the first trough section, the upper surface defining
an upper boundary under which the cables entering the cable exit trough extend.

US Pat. No. 9,325,061

ANTENNA RADOME WITH REMOVEABLY CONNECTED ELECTRONICS MODULE

Commscope Technologies LL...

1. An apparatus comprising a radome and (2) an active electronics module, wherein:
the radome is configured to support mounting of at least one antenna array behind the radome;
the active electronics module is configured to process at least one of (i) downlink signals transmitted by the at least one
antenna array and (ii) uplink signals received at the at least one antenna array, wherein the apparatus further comprises
an electronics-module mounting structure including a first reusable fastener, the electronics-module mounting structure configured
to support removable attachment of the active electronics module behind the radome, such that

if the radome is mounted to a cell tower with the active electronics module removably attached behind the radome, then the
active electronics module can be removed from behind the radome without removing the radome from the cell tower.

US Pat. No. 9,216,530

CONNECTOR COVER

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A seal for a cable and connector interconnection, comprising:
a unitary elastic primary body with a primary bore therethrough;the primary bore provided with a primary cable outer diameter seal portion at a cable end, the cable outer diameter seal portion
adjacent a primary connector cavity portion, the primary connector cavity portion adjacent a coupling nut cavity portion,
and the coupling nut cavity portion adjacent a connector neck seal portion at a connector end;the coupling nut cavity portion longitudinally aligned with a coupling nut of the connector and provided with a greater inner
diameter than the connector neck seal portion;the primary body is self supporting, maintaining a dimension of the primary cable outer diameter seal portion, the primary
connector cavity portion and the coupling nut cavity portion prior to installation.

US Pat. No. 9,050,692

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RADOME AND REFLECTOR DISH INTERCONNECTION

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for retaining a periphery of a radome upon a periphery of a reflector dish, comprising the steps of:
providing a plurality of curved channel portions, each of the channel portions provided with an open periphery slot and an
open retention slot; the periphery slot dimensioned to receive the periphery of the radome and the periphery of the reflector
dish;

encircling the periphery of the radome and the periphery of the reflector dish seated within the periphery slot, the channel
portions arranged end-to-end adjacent to one another;

inserting a link member seated within the retention slot at an end of each adjacent channel portion; and
crimping the retention slot at the end of each of the adjacent channel portions upon the link member.

US Pat. No. 9,172,421

STANDARD ANTENNA INTERFACE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A modular wireless communications station, comprising:
a. a standard antenna interface, having an antenna mount for a wireless communications antenna and at least one radio head
mount, each radio head mount having at least one elongated linear guided support structure extending away from the antenna
mount;

b. a wireless communications antenna having a bracket configured to engage the antenna mount and at least one RF interconnection
module, the wireless communications antenna being mounted on the antenna mount;

c. at least one remote radio head having a low friction car configured to engage the linear guided support structure of the
standard antenna interface and an RF connector configured to engage the RF interconnection module of the antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,538,495

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HYBRID LOCATION IN AN LTE NETWORK

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for estimating a location of a wireless device receiving signals from plural nodes of a communications network,
the method comprising:
(a) directing a wireless device to transmit a first signal having one or more predetermined parameters;
(b) transmitting the first signal by the wireless device;
(c) determining at one or more location measurement units (“LMU”) an uplink time of arrival (“TOA”) measurement between the
wireless device and one or more of the plural nodes or LMUs as a function of the transmitted first;

(d) collecting downlink signal measurements of signals received by the wireless device; and
(e) determining a location of the wireless device as a function of the uplink TOA measurements and the collected downlink
signal measurements, wherein determining the location of the wireless device comprises:

using the uplink TOA measurements and a timing advance measurement to derive a plurality of uplink range rings to the wireless
device, each range ring associated with a different node in the plural nodes and at least one uplink hyperbola based on the
time difference between the uplink TOA measurements at the different plural nodes;

using the collected downlink signal measurements to derive a plurality of downlink range rings to the wireless device from
the plural nodes and at least one downlink hyperbola based on the time difference between the signal measurements for signals
received from the different plural nodes; and

determining the location of the wireless device based on a combination of range rings and hyperbolas in the plurality of uplink
range rings, the plurality of downlink range rings, the at least one uplink hyperbola, and the at least one downlink hyperbola.

US Pat. No. 9,219,543

MONITORING OPTICAL DECAY IN FIBER CONNECTIVITY SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A tracking system comprising:
an optical module including a housing defining an optical input port, a plurality of optical output ports, and a monitor port,
the optical module also including an optical splitter arrangement disposed within the housing, the optical splitter arrangement
being configured to receive optical signals from the optical input port of the housing, the optical splitter arrangement being
configured to split the received optical signals so that some split optical signals are provided to the optical output ports;

a plurality of media reading interfaces disposed at the optical output ports, each media reading interface including an electrical
contact accessible from the optical output port;

an optical receiver arrangement disposed within the housing, the optical receiver arrangement being configured to receive
other split optical signals from the optical splitter arrangement, the optical receiver arrangement being configured to measure
power of the other split optical signals, and the optical receiver arrangement being configured to provide a measurement signal
to the monitor port of the housing, the measurement signal indicating the measured power of the other split optical signals;

a circuit board disposed within the housing, the circuit board electrically connecting the media reading interfaces and the
optical receiver with the monitor port of the optical module; and

a tracking arrangement including a processor, memory, and at least a first interface port, the first interface port being
electrically coupled to the monitor port of the optical module, the processor being configured to analyze signals obtained
by the media reading interfaces and to analyze the measurement signals of the optical receiver, and the memory being configured
to store the measurement signals of the optical receiver.

US Pat. No. 9,473,361

PHYSICAL LAYER MANAGEMENT AT A WALL PLATE DEVICE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A wall plate device comprising:
a plurality of jacks, each jack including a rear attachment point configured to couple to one or more communication paths
for non-service network traffic, each jack including a front attachment point configured to mate with a connector of a corresponding
physical communication media and couple such physical communication media to the one or more communication paths at the rear
attachment point, each jack including a media reading interface configured to interface with a physical layer management (PLM)
interface of a connector connected to the front attachment point;

a programmable processor coupled to each of the media reading interfaces through a path other than the one or more communication
paths for non-service network traffic and configured to access a storage device or other component of the connector connected
to the front attachment point through the media reading interface and the PLM interface to obtain PLM information, the programmable
processor configured to communicate the PLM information to another device external to the wall plate device over an IP network.

US Pat. No. 9,083,068

ULTRA-WIDEBAND 180 DEGREE HYBRID FOR DUAL-BAND CELLULAR BASESTATION ANTENNA

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A 180° hybrid for feeding at least one dual-polarization radiator of a wideband dual-polarization cellular basestation
antenna, said 180° hybrid comprising:
a substrate of dielectric material;
a pair of metal plates configured in parallel as groundplanes, said substrate disposed between said pair of metal plates;
first and second metallizations comprising a plurality of metal tracks implemented on opposite exterior surfaces of said substrate
in a mirrored configuration to directly overlap one another, said first and second metallizations being shorted together to
keep the metal tracks at the same potential to form a conductor, said metal plates and said first and second metallizations
forming a first stripline circuit that implements a matched splitter with a short-circuit shunt stub, said metal plates being
grounded for said first stripline circuit, a sum input port provided at one end and two output ports provided at opposite
ends, wherein branches of said matched splitter narrow to provide a gap between output tracks providing said two output ports;

a third metallization comprising a plurality of metal tracks disposed within said substrate disposed between said first and
second metallizations to provide a center conductor, said first, second and third metallizations forming a second stripline
circuit, said metal of tracks of said third metallization comprising a plurality of quarter-length transformers of different
widths, a difference input port provided at one end of said second stripline circuit and at a short-circuit point of said
short-circuit shunt stub of said first stripline circuit, a portion of metal track extending across the gap of said first
stripline circuit, wherein a difference signal is applied by said second stripline circuit at said output ports from the input
port of said second stripline circuit due to the break in the ground of the second stripline circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,209,534

DISTRIBUTOR UNIT AND DISTRIBUTOR BLOCK WHICH COMPRISES AT LEAST TWO DISTRIBUTOR UNITS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A distribution strip for telecommunications and data technology, the distribution strip comprising:
a housing having side faces extending between a front side and a rear side; and
front connection contacts for cores accessible from the front side and rear connection contacts for cores accessible from
the rear side, the front connection contacts being electrically connected to the rear connection contacts,

the front connection contacts being laterally offset towards one of the side faces of the housing and extending at most as
far as half a width of the front side.

US Pat. No. 9,358,657

RECESS FORMING TOOL FOR PREPARING FIBER OPTIC FERRULE ENDFACES

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A tool for removing material from an endface of a fiber optic ferrule, the tool comprising:
a fiber optic ferrule holder including a pair of jaws adapted to clamp the fiber optic ferrule;
a parallelogram linkage including a pair of pivoting links and a pair of guiding links, the pair of the pivoting links positioned
opposite from each other and the pair of the guiding links positioned opposite from each other about the parallelogram linkage,
each of the pivoting links defining a link pivot axis, each of the guiding links positioned on opposite sides of the fiber
optic ferrule holder, the pair of the guiding links linearly guiding the fiber optic ferrule holder along a guided path, and
each of the jaws of the fiber optic ferrule holder slidingly attached to a corresponding one of the pair of the guiding links;

a base defining a pair of base pivot axes and including a media bed; each of the pivoting links rotatably connected about
the link pivot axis to the base about a corresponding one of the pair of the base pivot axes.

US Pat. No. 9,325,447

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DELIVERY OF MULTIPLE PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORK SERVICES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A system for delivering multiple passive optical network services comprising:
a first optical transmission service comprising a common wavelength pair routed from a source to each of a plurality of subscribers;
a second optical transmission service comprising a plurality of unique wavelength pairs, each of the unique wavelength pairs
routed from the source to a subscriber among the plurality of subscribers;

a wavelength division multiplexer configured to separate each of the unique wavelength pairs of the second optical transmission
service onto separate optical fibers;

a passive optical component joining a fiber carrying the common wavelength pair with one of the fibers leading from the wavelength
division multiplexer carrying one of the unique wavelength pairs to combine the common wavelength pair and the unique wavelength
pair for transmission to the subscriber on the single optical fiber;

wherein the first optical transmission service and the second optical transmission service are delivered to the subscriber
on a single optical fiber.

US Pat. No. 9,306,346

COAXIAL CABLE AND CONNECTOR WITH CAPACITIVE COUPLING

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A coaxial cable-connector assembly, comprising:
(a) a coaxial cable comprising:
a central conductor having a connector end;
a dielectric layer that overlies the central conductor; and
an outer conductor that overlies the dielectric layer having a connector end; and
(b) a coaxial connector, comprising:
a central conductor extension configured to mate with a mating connector at one end;
a first insulative layer interposed between an opposed second end of the central conductor extension and the connector end
of the central conductor;

an outer conductor extension configured to mate with a mating connector at one end; and
a second insulative layer interposed between an opposed second end of the outer conductor extension and the connector end
of the outer conductor.

US Pat. No. 9,231,670

DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM FOR MIMO SIGNALS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A distributed antenna system, comprising:
a master unit configured to receive at least one set of multiple input multiple output (MIMO) channel signals at an original
MIMO frequency from at least one signal source, the MIMO channel signals including at least a first MIMO channel signal and
a second MIMO channel signal;

the master unit further configured to receive at least one non-MIMO signal that has a frequency in a first legacy service
frequency band and having a band processing circuit component configured for processing the signal in the first legacy service
frequency band;

the master unit being configured to frequency convert at least one of the first and second MIMO channel signals from the original
MIMO frequency to a different frequency close to the first legacy service frequency band, the master unit further configured
to process the at least one converted MIMO channel signal and the non-MIMO signal using the same band processing circuit component,
and to combine signals in the first legacy service band and the first MIMO channel signal and the second MIMO channel signal
for transmission;

an optical link operably coupled with the master unit;
at least one remote unit in communication with the master unit via the optical link for transceiving the MIMO channel signals
and non-MIMO signals between the remote unit and the master unit, the remote unit having a band processing circuit component
configured for processing together the non-MIMO signal in the first legacy service frequency band and the at least one converted
MIMO channel signal, the remote unit including at least one extension port and the remote unit band processing circuit component
configured for separating the converted MIMO channel signal and directing it to the extension port; and

an extension unit coupled to the at least one remote unit at the extension port, the extension unit being configured to receive
the at least one converted MIMO channel signal and to frequency convert the at least one converted MIMO channel signal from
the frequency close to the first legacy service frequency band back to the original MIMO frequency for transmission over one
or more antennas.

US Pat. No. 9,223,103

LOW SHRINK TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLE AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A telecommunications cable having a length comprising:
at least one optical fiber having a core surrounded by a cladding and at least one protective coating; and
a buffer surrounding the protective coating of the at least one optical fiber, the buffer including a base material and a
plurality of shrinkage reduction members embedded within the base material to resist axial shrinkage of the buffer, the shrinkage-reduction
members including liquid crystal polymer, each of the shrinkage-reduction members having lengths in a range of 0.2 mm-100
mm.

US Pat. No. 9,054,410

DIPOLE STRENGTH CLIP

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. An antenna, comprising:
a) a feedboard printed circuit board having a feed network;
b) at least one radiating element, comprising:
1) a first printed circuit board base disposed on a first surface of the feedboard printed circuit board supporting a first
polarized radiator disposed above the first surface, the first base including a first feed line connected to the feed network,
a first longitudinal slot along a center axis, a first extension extending through a first slot on the feedboard printed circuit
board, and first and second indentations disposed on the first extension;

2) a second printed circuit board base disposed on the first surface of the feedboard printed circuit board supporting a second
polarized radiator disposed above the first surface, the second base including a second feed line connected to the feed network,
a second longitudinal slot along a center axis, a second extension extending through a second slot on the feedboard printed
circuit board, and third and fourth indentations disposed on the second extension, the first and second longitudinal slots
being arranged such that the first and second bases bisect each other at approximately right angles; and

c) at least one clip, the clip having first and second retainers engaging the first and second indentations of the first extension,
and third and fourth retainers engaging the third and fourth indentations of the second extension; wherein each of the retainers
of the clip further comprises:

1) a slot, dimensioned to receive a printed circuit board of the thickness of the first and second extensions; and
2) a nub, dimensioned to engage one of the indentations of the first and second extensions.

US Pat. No. 9,304,276

TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTION CABINET

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A telecommunications cabinet comprising:
a cabinet housing having an open front and a rear, the open front providing access to an interior of the cabinet housing,
the cabinet housing including a door that moves between a closed position covering at least part of the open front and an
open position allowing access to the interior through the access opening;

a fiber optic splitter disposed within the interior of the cabinet housing;
a cable management panel disposed within the interior of the cabinet housing, the cable management panel extending generally
vertically;

a plurality of bend radius protectors disposed on the cable management panel;
a plurality of adapter modules disposed within the interior of the cabinet housing, each adapter module having one end coupled
to the cable management panel, the adapter modules being grouped together in a connection stack that extends across a majority
of a height of the open front, each adapter modules including a front face that is angled with respect to the open front of
the cabinet housing, each adapter module carrying a plurality of optical adapters at the front faces of the adapter modules;
and

a connector holder location within the interior of the cabinet housing separate from the connection stack.

US Pat. No. 9,077,070

TRI-POLE ANTENNA ELEMENT AND ANTENNA ARRAY

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A dual polarized base station antenna, comprising: a reflector having a longitudinal axis; an array of tri-pole elements
disposed on the reflector, each tri-pole element having arms consisting of:
i. a first side arm;
ii. a second side arm; and
iii. a central arm, approximately perpendicular to the first and second side arms;
said first side arm, said second side arm, and said central arm electrically connected to each other; wherein one of the first
side arm and the center arm is parallel to the longitudinal axis; and a feed network having a first microstrip line coupled
to the first arms of the tri-pole elements and a second microstrip line coupled to the second arms of the tri-pole elements,
said first and second microstrip lines having a common ground conductor coupled to the central arm.

US Pat. No. 9,444,151

ENHANCED PHASE SHIFTER CIRCUIT TO REDUCE RF CABLES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A multi-band antenna system, comprising:
an array of wide-band radiating elements;
a multi-band electrical tilt circuit implemented in a common medium, comprising:
a plurality of combiners, each combiner having a combined port, a first RF band port, and a second RF band port, the combined
ports of the combiners being coupled to the array of wide-band radiating elements;

a first RF band variable phase shifter having a first plurality of variably phase shifted ports connected to the first RF
band ports of the plurality of combiners via a first plurality of transmission lines; and

a second RF band variable phase shifter having a second plurality of variably phase-shifted ports connected to the second
RF band ports of the plurality of combiners via a second plurality of transmission lines;

wherein said first RF band variable phase shifter is configurable independently from said second RF band variable phase shifter.

US Pat. No. 9,119,083

MASTER ANTENNA CONTROLLER APPLICATION AND DEVICE

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A system for controlling tower-mountable communications equipment, comprising:
a. an equipment controller; comprising:
1. a wireless interface;
2. an AISG interface; and
3. a first processor, configured to access an AISG protocol stack and to effect communications between the wireless interface
and the AISG interface; and

b. a hand-held wireless device; comprising:
1. a wireless interface configured to establish wireless communication with the equipment controller;
2. an image sensor; and
3. a second processor being configured with instructions to operate the image sensor to capture an image of a bar code associated
with an item of tower-mountable communications equipment, to process the image of the bar code into a number, to retrieve
configuration information associated with the number, to transmit the configuration information to the equipment controller,
to receive confirmation information that the configuration information has been successfully applied, and to generate a close-out
package including: the images of bar codes of tower-mountable communications equipment installed at a given site, retrieved
configuration information corresponding to the tower-mountable communications equipment, and confirmation information that
the configuration information has been successfully applied to the tower-mountable communication equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,386,723

ADJUSTABLE SWINGING BRACKET

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A chassis cable routing system comprising:
a chassis housing defining a first entrance/exit leading to an interior of the chassis housing, the chassis housing defining
a first bracket mounting location adjacent to the entrance/exit, the first bracket mounting location defining a plurality
of apertures;

a first cable bracket configured to be coupled to the first bracket mounting location of the chassis housing, the first cable
bracket including a platform configured to hold an optical fiber cable or fanout arrangement, the first cable bracket defining
a plurality of apertures that are configured to align with at least some of the apertures of the first bracket mounting location
to enable the first cable bracket to be mounted in a selected one of at least two different orientations, wherein one of the
apertures of the first cable bracket is elongated between a first end and a second end; and a first plurality of fasteners
configured to extend through the apertures in the first cable bracket and through the apertures at the first bracket mounting
location to secure the first cable bracket to the chassis housing at the first bracket mounting location, wherein extending
one of the fasteners through the first end of the elongated aperture mounts the first cable bracket in a first of the two
different orientations, and wherein extending the one of the fasteners through the second end of the elongated aperture mounts
the first cable bracket in a second of the two different orientations.

US Pat. No. 9,236,168

METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING AN ELECTRICAL CABLE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for manufacturing an electrical cable, comprising: dividing a tube into a plurality of sectors by passage across
a sectoring device;
gathering the sectors into a stack one upon the other, along a horizontal axis, by passage of the sectors through a gathering
device; and

surrounding the stack with an insulating jacket by passage of the stack through an insulator extruder.

US Pat. No. 9,214,711

TWIST SEPTUM POLARIZATION ROTATOR

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A waveguide polarization rotator, comprising:
a unitary body with a first bore; a diametral first septum of the unitary body extending between sidewalls of the first bore;
the first septum twisting between a first end of the first septum and a second end of the first septum.

US Pat. No. 9,125,067

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOBILE LOCATION USING RANKED PARAMETER LABELS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of generating a calibration database in a communications network comprising the steps of:
(a) generating a grid of geographic locations to cover a region in a communications network having a plurality of cellular
sites;

(b) generating a set of network measurement reports (NMRs) for the region, the NMR being a collection of measurement parameters
observed at selected geographic locations in the grid;

(c) generating a label representing a first measurement parameter observed from ones of the plural cellular sites at one of
the selected geographic locations, the label including a relative ranking by cellular site of the first measurement parameter;
and

(d) populating a calibration database for the communications network using the generated label,
wherein at least two rankings of sites in the label are of equal rank, and dividing the label having equal ranked sites into
two columns, each of the two columns having the same ranking of respective sites but with the two equal ranking sites transposed
in the two columns.

US Pat. No. 9,077,517

SYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER OF STREAMING DATA IN A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Commscope Technologies LL...

1. A method of generating a jitter reduced clock signal from signal transmitted over a communication medium, the method comprising:
receiving, with high speed data interface circuitry, a modulated signal that includes a binary encoded data stream;
generating a recovered clock signal that is phase locked to the binary encoded data stream with circuitry having a filter
with a bandwidth that does not substantially block the long-term drift in the modulated signal; and

generating a jitter reduced clock signal by filtering the recovered clock signal using a filtering circuit having a bandwidth
narrower than the bandwidth of the circuitry that is used for generating the recovered clock signal in order to remove jitter
while allowing the jitter reduced clock signal to track drift of the binary encoded data stream.

US Pat. No. 9,433,034

MODULAR SMALL CELL ARCHITECTURE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A wireless communications system, comprising:
a common module, incorporating a power supply that converts utility power to a voltage and current suitable to power access
radio operation, the common module being shaped as a sector of a cylinder and configured to be mounted exteriorily on an antenna
mounting pole; and

a sector radio module coupled to and powered by the power supply of the common module, and configured to be mounted adjacent
to the common module on the pole, the sector radio module including an access radio and an access antenna, the access antenna
being configured to serve a sector of not more than 180°, the sector radio module further being shaped as a sector of a cylinder;

wherein the sector radio module further comprises a back-haul radio and a back-haul antenna;
wherein the sector radio module further comprises a radome, and the radome includes different tuning dielectric inserts for
the access antenna and the back-haul antenna to allow dielectric properties of the radome to be matched to the access antenna
and the back-haul antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,699,932

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING RACK COMPONENTS ON RACKS

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A system for mounting a rack component to a rack comprising:
a rack component including a chassis defining an interior, the rack component including first and second opposing lateral
side panels;

first and second mounting brackets each comprising a mounting flange bearing a mounting feature for mounting the first and
second mounting brackets to the rack, the first and second mounting brackets each including an arm extending from the mounting
flange, the arm having a proximal end adjacent the mounting flange and a distal end;

first and second sleeves each being positioned parallel to each other along internal sides of the first and second opposing
lateral side panels of the rack component, the first and second sleeves being sized and shaped to slidingly receive therein
the arms of the first and second mounting brackets, respectively, the first and second sleeves each extending longitudinally
in a direction of depth of the rack component;

wherein, when the mounting flanges of the first and second mounting brackets are mounted to the rack, the arms of the first
and second brackets are received into respective first and second sleeves of the rack component, the arms extending in a direction
of depth of the rack; and

wherein at least one of the rack component and each of the arms of the first and second mounting brackets defines a locking
mechanism for locking the arms of the first and second brackets in the first and second sleeves, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,285,552

OPTICAL ASSEMBLIES WITH MANAGED CONNECTIVITY

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. An optical adapter block assembly comprising:
(a) an adapter block defining a plurality of ports, the adapter block defining a plurality of apertures associated with the
ports;

(b) a plurality of contact assemblies disposed in the apertures of the adapter block so that portions of each contact assembly
extend into an interior of the adapter block;

(c) a circuit board arrangement having a first side and a second side, the first side including circuit board components and
the second side being configured to seat on the adapter block, the second side also being configured to electrically connect
to the contact assemblies disposed in the apertures of the adapter block, the circuit board arrangement including an electrical
connector having pins that extend outwardly from the second side of the circuit board arrangement;

(d) a cover configured to seat on the first side of the circuit board arrangement, the cover being attached to the adapter
block so that the circuit board arrangement is held to the adapter block by the cover;

(e) a second adapter block defining a plurality of ports, the second adapter block defining a plurality of apertures associated
with the ports; and

(f) a joining member configured to couple together the adapter block and the second adapter block, the joining member defining
at least one shroud through which the pins of the electrical connector extend.

US Pat. No. 9,360,648

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF FIBER OPTIC CABLES

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A fiber optic cable retention device comprising:
a C-shaped body including a base, a first side, a second side, a first end, a second end, and a rounded interior, the first
end includes a first space in the C-shaped body, the second end includes a second space in the C-shaped body;

wherein an opening to the rounded interior of the C-shaped body is created between the first end and the second end of the
C-shaped body, at least one of the first and the second sides includes a planar portion, the rounded interior extends from
at least the base, the first side, and the second side;

a moveable door moveably attached to a post extending from the first end of the C-shaped body within the first space, the
moveable door includes an extension member and the moveable door is sized to extend at least substantially from the first
end of the C-shaped body to the second end of the C-shaped body to at least substantially cover the opening when in a closed
position, a biasing force exerted by the extension member biases the moveable door into the closed position, the moveable
door configured to move in a plane extending between the first end and the second end and closing the opening of the rounded
interior of the C-shaped body,

wherein the rounded interior has a curvature larger than a minimum bend radius of any fiber optic cables stored within the
fiber optic cable retention device, and

wherein the moveable door is configured to rotate further into the first space and into an open position when a force opposite
the biasing force is applied to the movable door.

US Pat. No. 9,306,380

GROMMET FOR CABLE HANGER

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A grommet adapted for insertion into a cable hanger, comprising:
a main body formed of a polymeric material, the main body having a generally C-shaped profile, the main body further having
a length, a thickness and a longitudinal axis;

wherein the main body includes a plurality of apertures extending generally parallel to the longitudinal axis of the main
body, wherein at least some of the plurality of apertures extend less than the length of the main body.

US Pat. No. 9,229,185

FIBER OPTIC ENCLOSURE WITH TEAR-AWAY SPOOL

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An enclosure comprising:
a housing;
a drum disposed at an exterior of the housing, the drum being rotationally fixed relative to the housing, the drum extending
away from the housing to a distal end;

a cable wrapped around the drum; and
a flange extending radially outwardly from the distal end of the drum to aid in retaining the cable on the drum, at least
a portion of the flange being removable from the drum to reduce an overall size of the enclosure after at least a portion
of the cable is paid out.

US Pat. No. 9,223,105

COMMUNICATIONS BLADED PANEL SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A bladed chassis system comprising:
a chassis including a base, a first sidewall, and a second sidewall that cooperate to define an interior, the first sidewall
defining an aperture therethrough; and

a blade configured to be disposed within the interior of the chassis, the blade being configured to move relative to the chassis
along a slide axis, the blade including:

a base at which a plurality of couplers are disposed, the couplers having first ports facing in a first direction and second
ports facing in an opposite direction;

a first latch arm disposed at a first side of the base, the first latch arm having a distal end that is flexible towards and
away from the base, the distal end defining a first latching member; and

a second latch arm disposed at the first side of the base, the second latch arm having a distal end that is flexible towards
and away from the base, the distal end defining a second latching member;

the first and second latch arms being spaced along the first side of the base so that the first latching member is accessible
through the aperture from an exterior of the chassis when the blade is disposed in a first position along the slide axis and
the second latching member is accessible through the aperture from the exterior of the chassis when the blade is disposed
in a second position along the slide axis.

US Pat. No. 9,094,103

BROADBAND DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM WITH NON-DUPLEXER ISOLATOR SUB-SYSTEM

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A non-duplexer isolator sub-system for a distributed antenna system, the non-duplexer isolator sub-system comprising:
an electronically configurable filter positioned in at least one of:
a downlink path configured for communicatively coupling a transmit antenna of the distributed antenna system to a base station;
an uplink path configured for communicatively coupling a receive antenna of the distributed antenna system to the base station;
wherein the electronically configurable filter is configured for isolating the uplink path from downlink signals traversing
the downlink path, wherein the electronically configurable filter is further configured for isolating the uplink path from
downlink signals in a first frequency band in response to a first electronic control signal and is configured for isolating
the uplink path from downlink signals in a second frequency band in response to a second electronic control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,136,582

COMPACT ANTENNA MOUNT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An antenna mount, comprising:
a bracket with an azimuth slot, an azimuth pivot hole and a boss hole;
a boss seated in the boss hole;
an azimuth adjuster with an extension portion passing through the boss and an offset portion, the offset portion provided
with an azimuth fastener aperture spaced apart from a longitudinal axis of the extension portion;

an azimuth fastener passing through a base, the azimuth slot and the azimuth fastener aperture;
an azimuth pivot fastener passing through the base and the azimuth pivot hole;
the azimuth slot provided as an arc segment with a center point at the azimuth pivot hole;
an elevation groove on the base, the elevation groove provided with a groove bottom open on a bracket side of the base;
an adjuster with a groove face dimensioned to seat within the elevation groove;
an extension fastener co-axial with the elevation groove threadably coupled with the adjuster wherein rotation of the extension
fastener drives the adjuster longitudinally along the elevation groove;

the base provided with a first elevation slot and an elevation pivot hole;
the first elevation slot provided as an arc segment with a center point at the elevation pivot hole;
a first elevation alignment fastener passes through an adjuster slot of the adjuster and the first elevation slot and couples
with a mount portion;

an elevation pivot fastener passes through the elevation pivot hole and couples with the mount portion;
whereby longitudinal displacement of the adjuster along the elevation groove moves the first elevation alignment fastener
along the first elevation slot, rotating the mount portion with respect to the elevation pivot fastener;

whereby adjustment of a longitudinal position along the extension portion of an interconnection between the boss and the extension
portion drives the azimuth fastener within the azimuth slot to pivot the base with respect to the bracket.

US Pat. No. 9,470,866

CABLE EXIT TROUGH WITH INSERT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A cable exit trough mountable to a lateral cable trough, the lateral cable trough defining a cable pathway horizontal to
the ground and having a bottom and an upstanding side of substantially uniform height extending from the bottom, the cable
exit trough comprising:
a body having a first cable guiding surface including a curved portion leading upwardly and away from a top edge of the upstanding
side, the cable guiding surface defining a cable exit pathway;

the body further having a second cable guiding surface positioned over the bottom of the lateral cable trough when the cable
exit trough is mounted to the lateral cable trough, the second cable guiding surface having a curved portion which leads upwardly
with respect to the lateral cable trough and defines a top surface of the cable exit pathway; and

a containment member removably coupled to the body, wherein the containment member includes a first surface proximate the
curved portion of the second cable guiding surface, and wherein the first surface assists in retaining cables within the cable
exit pathway;

wherein, when the cable exit trough is mounted to the lateral cable trough, the cable exit pathway leads over the upstanding
side of the lateral cable trough.

US Pat. No. 9,326,414

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING RACK COMPONENTS ON RACKS

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A system for mounting a rack component to a rack comprising:
a rack component including a chassis defining an interior, the rack component including opposite flanges extending laterally
from the rack component for mounting the rack component to the rack;

first and second brackets each comprising a mounting flange bearing a mounting feature for mounting the first and second brackets
to the rack and an arm extending from the mounting flange, the arm having a proximal end adjacent the mounting flange and
a distal end, wherein the distal end of the arm is tapered; and

first and second sleeves each positioned on the rack component sized and shaped to slidingly receive therein the arm of the
mounting bracket, the first and second sleeves being positioned parallel to each other along first and second opposing lateral
side panels of the rack component;

wherein the first and second sleeves are located on internal sides of the first and second opposing lateral side panels of
the rack component;

wherein the first and second sleeves extend longitudinally in a direction of depth of the rack component and wherein the first
and second brackets are adapted so that when the mounting flanges of the first and second brackets are mounted to the rack
via the mounting flanges, the arm of each of the first and second brackets extends in a direction of depth of the rack; and

wherein the first and second sleeves do not project beyond a rear most surface of the rack component.

US Pat. No. 9,276,329

ULTRA-WIDEBAND DUAL-BAND CELLULAR BASESTATION ANTENNA

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A low-band radiator of an ultra-wideband dual-band dual-polarisation cellular base-station antenna, said dual bands comprising
low and high bands, said low-band radiator comprising:
a dipole comprising two dipole arms, each dipole arm resonant at approximately a quarter-wavelength, adapted for connection
to an antenna feed;

an extended dipole with anti-resonant dipole arms, each anti-resonant dipole arm of approximately a half-wavelength, said
dipole and extended dipole being configured in a crossed arrangement;

a capacitively coupled feed connected to said extended dipole for coupling said extended dipole to said antenna feed; and
a pair of auxiliary radiating elements, configured in parallel to the dipole arms and substantially centered at opposite ends
of said extended dipole, wherein said dipole and said pair of auxiliary radiating elements together produce a desired narrower
beamwidth and wherein the low-band radiator provides dual orthogonal polarisation.

US Pat. No. 9,213,159

FIBER OPTIC MODULE AND SYSTEM INCLUDING REAR CONNECTORS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A telecommunications assembly comprising:
a chassis and a module mounted within the chassis;
the chassis including:
a housing accessible through an open front, the housing including a back opposite the open front;
at least one mounting location defined by the housing;
at least one fiber optic adapter corresponding to each mounting location, each fiber optic adapter including a front end directed
toward the open front and a back end directed toward the back, each front end and each back end configured to receive a fiber
optic connector; and

the at least one fiber optic adapter held by a holder that is removably mounted to the chassis, the holder removable from
the chassis to permit access to the back end of the at least one fiber optic adapter of the holder; and

the module mounted at the at least one mounting location separately from the removable fiber optic adapter holder and including
at least one fiber optic connector engaging the at least one fiber optic adapter of the chassis;

wherein the at least one mounting location of the chassis further includes a fiber optic cable extending to and received within
the back end of the at least one fiber optic adapter, and removal of the holder from the chassis allows access to the fiber
optic cable.

US Pat. No. 9,246,265

NOTCHED CONTACT FOR A MODULAR PLUG

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A metallic contact configured for insertion into a modular telecommunications plug, the contact comprising:
a generally planar body defining a top end, a bottom end, a front end, a rear end, and a length extending from the front end
to the rear end, wherein the bottom end is at least partially defined by a blade for piercing an insulation of a wire positioned
within the plug and at least a portion of the top end is configured to electrically contact a conductor of a jack that receives
the modular telecommunications plug;

the top end defined at least in part by a first engagement surface that is separated from a second engagement surface by a
notch, wherein an uppermost portion of the first engagement surface defines a first push surface that is generally at the
same height as a second push surface defined by an uppermost portion of the second engagement surface;

the notch defined by a front vertical wall spaced from a rear vertical wall, wherein the front vertical wall defining the
notch is positioned at a distance of at least half the length of the contact from the front end of the contact.

US Pat. No. 9,720,185

SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING OPTICAL CABLE ASSEMBLIES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A processing system to connectorize optical cables, the processing system comprising:
a table arrangement on which a plurality of processing stations are disposed;
a track arrangement that is disposed above the table arrangement and from which coils of the optical cables to be connectorized
are hung;

wherein the processing stations include:
a strip-clean-cleave station configured to process optical fibers at the end of the optical cables to create a prepared end
of the optical fiber;

a splice station configured to fusion splice the prepared ends of the optical fibers to prepared ends of stub fibers at a
splice location, each stub fiber being held by a respective ferrule;

an overmold station configured to injection mold a hub around each splice location;
a UV cure station at which UV light is directed towards the hubs to cure the injection mold;
a heat cure station including an oven configured to receive the ends of the optical cables to finish curing the injection
mold; and

a connector assembly station at which an optical connector is assembled around each hub and respective ferrule; and
a second strip-clean-cleave station disposed at a separate location from the table arrangement, the second strip-clean-cleave
station configured to prepare an end of a fiber stub extending from a ferrule.

US Pat. No. 9,481,129

PORTABLE DEVICE FOR ATTACHING A CONNECTOR TO AN OPTICAL FIBER

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A portable device for attaching a connector to an optical fiber, said optical fiber having an end, said end having an end
face, the device comprising:
means for receiving said optical fiber at said end of said optical fiber;
a connector station for autonomously attaching said connector to said optical fiber;
at least one station for autonomously performing at least one operation on said optical fiber, said at least one station having
means for performing a first operation on said optical fiber;

means for coupling said at least one station to said end of said optical fiber for performing said first operation;
means for coupling said connector station to said end of said optical fiber for said attaching said connector;
wherein said first operation is selected from the group consisting of a stripping operation, a cleaning operation, a tensile
test, a cleaving operation, and a heat treatment of said end face;

wherein said at least one station is a plurality of stations for performing a plurality of operations on said optical fiber;
each particular station out of said plurality of stations being adapted for autonomously performing at least one operation
out of said plurality of operations; wherein said plurality of operations comprises a stripping operation, a cleaning operation,
a tensile test, a cleaving operation and a heat treatment of said end face; and

wherein said optical fiber has a fiber axis, the device further comprising means for coupling each said particular station
out of said plurality of stations to said end of said optical fiber, wherein said means for coupling include means selected
from the group consisting of means for rotating each said particular station around an axis parallel to said fiber axis and
means for translating each said particular station in a direction perpendicular to said fiber axis.

US Pat. No. 9,474,187

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THERMAL MANAGEMENT FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENCLOSURES USING HEAT PIPES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A thermal management system for electronics, the system comprising:
at least one electronics module comprising a base plate having a first thermal region and a second thermal region, wherein
one or more electronic components are mounted to the first thermal region, wherein one or more primary heat pipes are embedded
within the base plate and laterally positioned within the first thermal region, wherein at least one secondary heat pipe is
embedded within the base plate and positioned within both the first thermal region and the second thermal region; and

an electronics enclosure, housing the at least one electronics module, the electronics enclosure comprising a backplane, a
top panel coupled to the backplane and a bottom panel coupled to the backplane, the backplane comprising a plurality of heat
sink fins,

wherein the electronics module is removably attached to the backplane of the electronics enclosure with one or more fastening
systems, wherein a surface of the base plate thermally and physically interfaces with at least a planar surface of an internal
surface of the backplane.

US Pat. No. 9,261,666

FIBER OPTIC ENCLOSURE WITH INTERNAL CABLE SPOOL

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic enclosure assembly comprising:
a housing having an interior;
a cable spool positioned within the interior of the housing, wherein the cable spool rotates about an axis relative to the
housing to allow the first portion of the fiber optic cable to be paid out from the interior of the housing;

a fiber optic cable wound around the cable spool, the fiber optic cable having a first end and a second end; and
a fiber optic adapter mounted on the cable spool, the fiber optic adapter receiving the first end of the fiber optic cable,
the fiber optic adapter being carried with the cable spool as the cable spool is rotated about the axis to allow the second
end of the fiber optic cable to be paid out from the interior of the housing, the fiber optic adapter being configured to
couple the first end of the fiber optic cable to a connectorized end of a subscriber optical fiber within the interior of
the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,304,262

MULTI-FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR

CommScope Technologies LL...

8. A fiber optic connector comprising:
a connector body having a length that extends along an axis of the connector body, the connector body including front and
rear ends separated by the length of the connector body, the connector body also defining a side opening that extends along
the length of the connector body;

a multi-fiber ferrule that mounts at the front end of the connector body, the side opening being arranged and configured for
allowing the multi-fiber ferrule to be inserted laterally into the connector body through the side opening; and

a cover that mounts over the side opening after the multi-fiber ferrule has been inserted into the connector body through
the side opening;

wherein the rear end of the connector body is configured to receive and retain at least one strength member of a fiber optic
cable.

US Pat. No. 9,301,030

TELECOMMUNICATIONS MODULE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A telecommunications module comprising:
a housing including a main housing portion and a removable cover cooperatively defining an interior, the main housing portion
defining a first sidewall, a front wall, a rear wall, a top wall, and a bottom wall, the cover defining a second sidewall
of the housing when mounted on the main housing portion to close off the interior, the housing defining a signal input location
and a signal output location;

the main housing portion defining a cutout that can be used as either the signal output location or the signal input location;
an optical component located within the interior, the optical component configured to receive a fiber optic input signal coming
in from the signal input location and output a fiber optic output signal going toward the signal output location; and

a flexible boot defining a cable passage for inputting or outputting cables, the flexible boot removably mounted to the main
housing portion so as to extend toward an exterior of the housing, the cable passage of the flexible boot in alignment with
the cutout, wherein the flexible boot is mounted to the main housing portion by axially passing a portion of the flexible
boot through the cutout and placing a boot retainer that is separate from the cover of the housing over the boot in a direction
transverse to the first sidewall so as to capture the flexible boot against movement both in the axial direction and the transverse
direction;

wherein the cover is configured to capture the boot retainer against the main housing portion when mounted on the main housing
portion.

US Pat. No. 9,210,569

FEMTO PERSONAL PROXY APPLICATION CLIENT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method performed by an access point, the method comprising:
detecting, in a femtozone associated with the access point, a presence of a device that has a device identifier;
matching the device identifier with an identifier associated with one or more applications;
determining that the identifier associated with a first application of the one or more applications is associated with an
address, the address denoting a storage location where the first application is stored;

in response to matching the device identifier with the identifier associated with the first application, sending a message
to the storage location to download the first application to the device via the access point;

loading the first application on the device; and
in response to loading the first application, activating the first application associated with the device identifier.

US Pat. No. 9,263,821

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH SEPARABLE CONTACTS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A contact sub-assembly for an electrical connector, said contact sub-assembly comprising:
a base;
a first printed circuit extending from the base, the first printed circuit including a plurality of conductive vias;
a second printed circuit held by the base;
an array of mating contacts held by the base, each mating contact comprising a terminating end portion and a mating interface;
and

an array of circuit contacts, each circuit contact including a press fit contact received by a corresponding one of the conductive
vias such that each circuit contact is engaged with and electrically connected to the first printed circuit, wherein each
circuit contact is separably engaged with and electrically connected to the terminating end portion of a corresponding one
of the mating contacts such that the array of circuit contacts electrically connects the array of mating contacts to the first
printed circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,448,371

RFID-ENABLED OPTICAL ADAPTER FOR USE WITH A PATCH PANEL

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A system comprising:
a panel comprising a plurality of openings, each of the opening comprising a respective panel contact, wherein the system
is configured to selectively couple each panel contact to an RFID reader;

a plurality of optical adapters configured to be inserted into the openings of the panel, wherein each optical adapter comprises:
a body in which at least one connector can be inserted;
at least one radio frequency identifier (RFID) antenna;
at least one adapter contact that is electrically connected to the RFID antenna; and
at least one conductor configured to electrically connect the adapter contact to respective one of respective panel contacts
when the optical adapter is inserted into one of the openings of the panel;

wherein the RFID antenna of each connector is configured to be positioned near an RFID tag attached to the connector when
the connector is inserted into the body of the optical adapter; and

wherein the system is configured to selectively couple the RFID reader to each of the panel contacts.

US Pat. No. 9,287,613

RRH CONCEALMENT MODULE/METHODS IN NATURAL CONVECTION

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An apparatus comprising:
a. a concealment module, the concealment module including an inlet panel and an outlet panel, the outlet panel located higher
than the inlet panel;

b. a remote radio head disposed with the concealment module, mounted on a support, and located between the inlet panel and
the outlet panel;

c. a first baffle, located under the remote radio head to prevent cool air from the inlet panel from being diverted to a space
between the remote radio head and the support;

d. a second baffle, located to direct cooling air over a back of the remote radio head;
e. a third baffle, located on top of the remote radio head to direct heated cooling air to the outlet panel; and
f. a fourth baffle, located to direct cooling air over the front of the remote radio head.

US Pat. No. 9,306,682

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A SELF-OPTIMIZING DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for adjusting performance in a distributed antenna system, the method comprising:
adjusting the performance of one or more remote units in the distributed antenna system during a startup phase based on a
spectral environment of the one or more remote units, wherein the spectral environment is monitored with a scanning receiver
on the one or more remote units; and

adjusting the performance of the one or more remote units during a normal operation phase of the one or more remote units;
wherein adjusting the performance of the one or more remote units during at least one of the startup phase and the normal
operation phase comprises setting transmission power and uplink gain for one or more transceivers in the one or more remote
units based on measurements of the spectral environment acquired by one or more scanning receivers in the one or more remote
units,

wherein setting the uplink gain for the one or more transceivers during the normal operation phase comprises at least one
of:

adjusting the uplink gain based on a number of times an uplink limiter engages within a specified time period; and
adjusting the uplink gain based on a failure of one or more of the plurality of remote units;
wherein the one or more transceivers are configured to communicate radio frequency signals with mobile devices.

US Pat. No. 9,265,172

COMMUNICATIONS BLADED PANEL SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

11. A fiber optic blade for use in a bladed chassis panel, the fiber optic blade comprising:
a blade body including a flat panel extending between a front and a rear and between a first side and a second side; a rear
circuit board disposed at the rear of the blade body; a front circuit board disposed at the front of the blade body, the front
circuit board being spaced from and electrically connected to the rear circuit board a second circuit board disposed above
the front circuit board at the front of the blade body, the second circuit board being electrically connected to the front
circuit board; an optical adapter disposed at the front of the blade body between the front circuit board and the second circuit
board;

a media reading interface disposed at the optical adapter, the media reading interface being electrically connected to the
front circuit board through the second circuit board; and a processor electrically coupled to the media reading interface
and to the front circuit board; and a third circuit board disposed above the front circuit board at the front of the blade
body, the third circuit board being electrically connected to the front circuit board; a second optical adapter disposed at
the front of the blade body between the front circuit board and the third circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,229,172

BEND-LIMITED FLEXIBLE OPTICAL INTERCONNECT DEVICE FOR SIGNAL DISTRIBUTION

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A device for interconnecting optical signals between at least one first optical component and at least one second optical
component comprising:
a flexible optical circuit substrate layer having first and second, opposed major surfaces;
a plurality of optical fibers disposed on the substrate, each of the optical fibers having a first end and a second end;
a bend limiting layer attached to the flexible optical circuit so as to bend with and substantially identically to the flexible
optical circuit substrate, the bend limiting layer comprising a plurality of blocks disposed relative to each other such that
adjacent pairs of the blocks contact each other when the bend limiting layer is bent a predetermined amount thereby resisting
further bending of the bend limiting layer and the flexible optical circuit substrate;

wherein the device further includes:
at least a first light-guiding, fiber termination optical element provided in the form of an optical connector selected from
the group consisting of an SC connector, an LC connector, an ST connector, and an MPO connector disposed on the substrate
adjacent the first ends of the optical fibers positioned to couple light with the optical fibers;

at least a second light-guiding, fiber termination optical element disposed on the substrate adjacent the second ends of the
optical fibers positioned to couple light with the optical fibers, the second light-guiding, fiber termination optical element
having a different configuration than the first light-guiding, fiber termination optical element, wherein the second light-guiding,
fiber termination optical element is not any of an SC connector, an LC connector, an ST connector, or an MPO connector; and

a housing within which the flexible optical circuit substrate is disposed, wherein the housing includes a plurality of optical
adapters configured to mate the second light-guiding, fiber termination optical elements with third light-guiding, fiber termination
optical elements provided in the form of optical connectors each selected from the group consisting of an SC connector, an
LC connector, and ST connector, and an MPO connector coming from an exterior of the housing, wherein each of the third light-guiding,
fiber termination optical elements has a different configuration than the second light-guiding, fiber termination optical
element.

US Pat. No. 9,173,058

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCATING WIMAX OR LTE SUBSCRIBER STATIONS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for estimating a location of a subscriber station receiving a first signal from a first base station and receiving
a second signal from a second base station where the first and second base stations are nodes in a WiMAX or LTE network, the
method comprising:
(a) receiving from said subscriber station a message containing a first information and a second information;
(b) determining a range ring from said first base station using said first information;
(c) determining a location hyperbola using said second information wherein said location hyperbola has said first and said
second base stations as foci; and

(d) estimating a location of said subscriber station using said range ring and said location hyperbola together,
wherein the step of estimating a location of said subscriber station includes:
(i) determining a serving sector of said first base station for said subscriber station; and
(ii) if said range ring and said location hyperbola intersect plural times within said serving sector:
(A) determining plural sub-sectors for said serving sector;
(B) determining from said message a carrier-to-interference noise ratio (“CINR”) for each of a first and a second neighboring
sector to said serving sector;

(C) determining a most likely sub-sector from said plural sub-sectors based on a comparison of said CINR for said first and
second neighboring sectors; and

(D) estimating a location of said subscriber station as a point of intersection of said range ring and said location hyperbola
that is within said most likely sub-sector.

US Pat. No. 9,276,394

MODULAR POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND METHODS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A modular power distribution system comprising:
(a) a chassis;
(b) a backplane including a plurality of module connection locations;
(c) a plurality of modules mounted in the chassis, each module mounted to a module connection location and including:
(i) a microprocessor-controlled circuit protection device operable at a plurality of selectable trip levels;
(ii) an OR-ing diode; and
(iii) a power output connection location on a front of the module.

US Pat. No. 9,236,690

DEVICE FOR A PATCH PANEL

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A cable management system comprising:
a patch panel defining a plurality of connectors and a socket, the patch panel also including a plurality of sense conductors,
each sense conductor connecting one of the connectors to the socket; and

a pluggable modular device including a first connector and a second connector, the first connector being plugged into the
socket, the second connector being accessible when the first connector is plugged into the socket, the pluggable modular device
including scanning electronics and a transceiver for sending data obtained by the scanning electronics to the second connector.

US Pat. No. 9,223,096

LC CONNECTOR AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLY

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic connector comprising:
a front housing defining a top wall, a bottom wall, a first sidewall, a second sidewall, a front opening at a front end, a
circular rear opening at a rear end, and an internal cavity extending therebetween;

a fiber optic ferrule carrying a terminal end of an optical fiber, at least a portion of the fiber optic ferrule extending
through the front opening;

a rear insert, the rear insert including a generally cylindrical front portion configured to be inserted into the front housing
through the circular rear opening and a crimp portion for crimping a fiber optic cable carrying the optical fiber, the front
portion defining two pairs of longitudinal flats, the longitudinal flats configured to reduce the overall diameter of the
generally cylindrical front portion configured to be inserted into the front housing through the circular rear opening, each
longitudinal flat equally sized and spaced about the generally cylindrical front portion; and

a spring positioned between the fiber optic ferrule and the rear insert and biasing the ferrule in a forward direction; wherein
the front housing further defines a rear wall surrounding the circular rear opening at the rear end, the rear wall defining
four thin-walled portions, the two pairs of longitudinal flats being generally rotationally aligned with the thin-walled portions.

US Pat. No. 9,223,106

FIBER TERMINATION ENCLOSURE WITH MODULAR PLATE ASSEMBLIES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber termination enclosure system comprising:
an enclosure housing including a top wall, a bottom wall, a first side wall, a second side wall, and a rear wall defining
an interior having an open front, the enclosure including a door for selectively covering the open front; and

a plurality of modular plate assemblies that are each configured to be selectively mounted within the interior of the enclosure
housing, each modular plate assembly including a mounting plate that is configured to be coupled to the rear wall of the enclosure
housing; the plurality of modular plate assemblies including:

a termination panel plate assembly including a plurality of termination adapters coupled to the respective mounting plate;
a splice tray plate assembly including at least one splice tray disposed on the respective mounting plate;
a cable spool plate assembly including a cable spool disposed on the respective mounting plate, the cable spool being configured
to rotate relative to the enclosure housing; and

a drop-in plate assembly including at least one termination adapter disposed on a horizontally extending drop-in plate disposed
on the respective mounting plate.

US Pat. No. 9,108,348

METHOD FOR MOLDING A LOW PRESSURE MOLDED STRAIN RELIEF FOR COAXIAL CONNECTOR INTERCONNECTION

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for manufacturing a strain relief for a coaxial cable and coaxial connector interconnection, comprising:
injection molding a polymer material around the interconnection;
the injection moldable material filling a solder pre-form cavity between an outer conductor of the coaxial cable and an inner
diameter of a bore of the connector body.

US Pat. No. 9,105,981

DIELECTRIC LENS CONE RADIATOR SUB-REFLECTOR ASSEMBLY

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A cone radiator sub-reflector assembly for a reflector antenna with a waveguide supported sub-reflector, comprising:
a unitary dielectric block;
a sub-reflector provided at a distal end of the dielectric block;
a waveguide transition portion of the dielectric block dimensioned for insertion coupling into an end of the waveguide;
a sub-reflector support portion of the dielectric block;
a dielectric radiator portion between the waveguide transition portion and the sub-reflector support portion; an outer diameter
of the dielectric radiator portion provided with a plurality of radially inward grooves; and

a lens bore extending from a proximal end of the dielectric block towards the distal end of the dielectric block at least
to the sub-reflector support portion;

the radially inward grooves extending radially inward to a diameter less than an inner diameter of the end of the waveguide;
a maximum material thickness of the unitary dielectric block occurs between a sidewall of one of the radially inward grooves
and the sub-reflector.

US Pat. No. 9,276,673

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TESTING A FIBER OPTIC NETWORK

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for testing a fiber optic network including a fiber distribution hub, the method comprising:
providing a test splitter in the fiber distribution hub to provide optical connectivity between an F1 fiber and an F2 fiber
network, the test splitter having an input and a first number of output ports;

tuning the test splitter such that each of the output ports has a predetermined different return loss such that each of the
output ports of the test splitter has a unique detectable signature;

connecting the F1 fiber to the input of the test splitter;
connecting the output ports of the test splitter to all fibers of a distribution cable of the F2 fiber network, respectively,
before connecting subscribers to the fibers of the distribution cable of the F2 fiber network;

sending a test signal from the F1 fiber through the test splitter to the F2 fiber network, including routing the test signal
from the test splitter to a first optical fiber of the distribution cable of the F2 fiber network, and to a drop terminal
of the F2 fiber network;

looping back the test signal from the drop terminal to a second optical fiber of the distribution cable of the F2 fiber network,
such that the test signal is routed through the distribution cable of the F2 fiber network back to test splitter;

detecting properties of the looped back test signal to determine functionality of the F2 fiber network, including identifying
the output ports of the test splitter by detecting the unique signature;

replacing the test splitter with a standard splitter after testing has been completed successfully and while the test splitter
is still functional, the standard splitter having a higher signal quality than the test splitter, the standard splitter having
a second number of output ports that is less than the first number of output ports;

connecting the output ports of the standard splitter to fewer than all of the fibers of the distribution cable of the F2 fiber
network; and thereafter

connecting subscribers to the fibers of the distribution cable of the F2 fiber network.

US Pat. No. 9,065,172

MOUNTING HUB FOR ANTENNA

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An antenna hub for a reflector dish with a feed bore, comprising:
a frame with a feed aperture;
a plurality of feet coupled to the frame; each of the feet provided with a dish fastener coupling axis normal to a dish surface
contacting each of the feet when the reflector dish is seated upon the feet, the feed bore of the reflector dish aligned coaxially
with the feed aperture.

US Pat. No. 9,502,878

RE-ENTERABLE ENCLOSURE

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY BE...

1. An enclosure comprising:
a housing defining a sealing unit opening having an outer end;
a sealing unit that mounts within the sealing unit opening, the sealing unit including:
inner and outer pressurization structures separated along an actuation axis;
a sealant arrangement positioned axially between the inner and outer pressurization structures of the sealing unit, the sealant
arrangement defining a plurality of cable ports, the sealant arrangement also being configured for providing a peripheral
seal between the housing and the sealing unit;

an actuator for pressurizing the sealant arrangement axially between the inner and outer pressurization structures of the
sealing unit within the sealing unit opening, the actuator including:

a shaft extending in an axial direction; and
a spring for applying an axial seal pressurization force between the inner and outer pressurization structures to spring bias
the inner and outer pressurization structures axially toward one another;

the sealant arrangement being pressurized axially between the inner and outer pressurization structures when the actuator
is actuated such that an outer portion of the sealant arrangement forms the peripheral seal with an inner surface of the housing
that defines the sealing unit opening;

the sealing unit being mounted in the sealing unit opening by inserting the sealing unit through the outer end of the sealing
unit opening, and the sealing unit being removable from the sealing unit opening through the outer end of the sealing unit
opening, wherein when the sealing unit is mounted within the sealing unit opening the actuation axis aligns with a central
axis of the sealing unit opening;

a cable anchoring location coupled to the inner pressurization structure; and
a fastening arrangement that is movable between a retaining position and a non-retaining position, the fastening arrangement
being positioned on the housing and configured to engage the inner pressurization structure when in the retaining position,
wherein when the fastening arrangement engages the inner pressurization structure the fastening arrangement restricts the
sealing unit from moving axially within the sealant unit opening of the housing, and prevents the sealing unit from being
removed from the sealing unit opening through the outer end of the sealing unit opening;

wherein the fastening arrangement can be moved to the non-retaining position to allow the sealing unit to be removed from
the sealing unit opening through the outer end of the sealing unit opening.

US Pat. No. 9,154,237

MULTIPATH INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION THROUGH CEPSTRUM ANALYSIS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of mitigating multipath coupling interference in a signal repeating system comprising:
measuring an error signal in a signal path of the signal repeating system wherein the error signal contains desired communication
signals and multipath coupling interference signals;

determining a cepstrum of the error signal, wherein the cepstrum is reflective of an open-loop gain of the signal repeating
system;

extracting an impulse response of the open-loop gain from the cepstrum of the error signal;
calculating a plurality of cancellation filter coefficients using the extracted impulse response of the open-loop gain; and
adaptively applying the plurality of cancellation filter coefficients to an adjustable filter to generate a cancellation signal
to mitigate the multipath coupling interference.

US Pat. No. 9,538,262

SYSTEMS, EQUIPMENT AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATICALLY TRACKING CABLE CONNECTIONS AND FOR IDENTIFYING WORK AREA DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS OF OPERATING COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS

CommScope, Inc. of North ...

1. An intelligent connector port assembly, comprising:
a connector port having a plug aperture that is configured to electrically connect a data communications channel of a patch
cord that is connected to an input of the connector port to a data communications channel of a communications cable that is
connected to an output of the connector port;

an integrated circuit chip;
a first pair of contacts mounted adjacent the plug aperture that are configured to mate with a pair of contacts on the patch
cord when the patch cord is received within the plug aperture;

a second pair of contacts that are configured to mate with a pair of conductors in the communications cable that form a control
channel;

wherein at least a first contact of the first pair of contacts and a first contact of the second pair of contacts are electrically
connected to the integrated circuit chip.

US Pat. No. 9,316,802

OPTICAL FIBER CABLE HAVING REINFORCING LAYER OF TAPE HEAT-BONDED TO JACKET

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of manufacturing an optical fiber cable having at least a first optical fiber, the method comprising:
wrapping a sheet of reinforcing tape around the first optical fiber so that longitudinal edges of the sheet extend parallel
to each other along a length of the first optical fiber to form a rolled sheet of reinforcing tape, the tape not including
reinforcing yarns or fibers; and

extruding a jacket around the rolled sheet of reinforcing tape so that heat from extrusion partially melts the reinforcing
tape to heat-bond the rolled sheet of reinforcing tape to the jacket.

US Pat. No. 9,291,780

RUGGEDIZED MULTI-FIBER FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR WITH SEALED DUST CAP

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A dust cap for use with a fiber optic connector comprising:
a proximal end;
a distal end;
a main body that defines a central dust cap axis that extends between the proximal and distal ends of the dust cap, the main
body of the dust cap including inner and outer sleeves that extend around the central dust cap axis; and

a distal projection located at the distal end of the dust cap, wherein the distal projection projects distally outwardly from
the main body and is aligned along the central dust cap axis, wherein the distal projection has a plurality of wrench flats
for allowing a wrench to be used to tighten the threaded connection between the dust cap and the distal end of a protective
housing by turning the dust cap relative to the protective housing about the central dust cap axis, wherein the distal projection
defines an opening that forms a pulling eye for allowing a pulling member to be connected to the dust cap and used to pull
a fiber optic connector and cable assembly through a conduit, wherein the opening extends through two flats of the distal
projection, and wherein the opening extends along an opening axis that is perpendicular to the central dust cap axis;

wherein an annular receptacle is defined between the inner and outer sleeves, the annular receptacle having an open end positioned
opposite from a closed end, wherein the closed end of the annular receptacle has a stepped configuration, the stepped configuration
including first and second radial steps separated by an offset surface that extends distally from the first radial step to
the second radial step, wherein the first radial step extends radially outwardly from the inner sleeve to the offset surface,
and the second radial step extends radially outwardly from the offset surface to the outer sleeve;

wherein the distal end of the protective housing is received within the annular receptacle through the open end of the annular
receptacle, and the open end faces in a proximal direction; and

wherein the inner sleeve includes first threads positioned within the annular receptacle that face radially outwardly from
the central dust cap axis and that retain a sealing member on the inner sleeve, the sealing member forming an environmental
seal between the dust cap and the protective housing for preventing contaminants from entering the protective housing.

US Pat. No. 9,872,414

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING RACK COMPONENTS ON RACKS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A system for mounting a rack component to a rack comprising:
a rack component including a chassis having first and second opposing lateral side panels that together define an interior;
and

first and second mounting brackets each comprising a mounting flange bearing a mounting feature for mounting the first and
second mounting brackets to the rack, the first and second mounting brackets each including an arm extending from the mounting
flange, the arms of the first and second mounting brackets configured to slidably receive the chassis of the rack component
along inner sides of the first and second opposing lateral side panels, respectively;

wherein at least one of the rack component and each of the arms of the first and second mounting brackets defines a locking
mechanism for locking the arms of the first and second mounting brackets relative to the first and second opposing lateral
side panels, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,291,778

MULTI-PORT ADAPTER BLOCK

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An adapter block and panel arrangement, comprising:
a) a telecommunications panel having an open-ended slot for sliding receipt of the adapter block and a hole located adjacent
to the open-ended slot; and

b) an adapter block slidingly mounted in the open-ended slot of the telecommunications panel, the adapter block including:
i) a one-piece housing having a front and a rear, the housing defining a plurality of openings that extend from the front
to the rear, the openings being aligned in an array, the housing further having first and second opposing sides and first
and second opposing ends, each of the first side, the second side, the first end, and the second end extending from the front
of the housing to the rear, the first and second sides of the housing each defining a groove that extends from the first end
to the second end of the housing, the grooves receiving edges of the open-ended slot of the telecommunications panel;

ii) a sleeve assembly mounted within each opening of the housing, the sleeve assembly including a sleeve that aligns one fiber
optic connector received in one opening at the front of the housing with another fiber optic connector received in the one
opening at the rear of the housing;

iii) first and second flexible locking arms integrally provided on the housing; and
iv) a handle located at one of the first and second ends of the housing;
c) wherein the first flexible locking arm engages the hole of the telecommunications panel to secure the adapter block in
an inward position relative to the panel, and wherein the second flexible locking arm engages the hole of the telecommunications
panel to secure the adapter block in an outward position relative to the panel.

US Pat. No. 9,860,863

STATIC DELAY COMPENSATION IN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A system comprising:
a distributed antenna system for being communicatively coupled to a base station, the distributed antenna system including
a head-end unit and one or more remote units communicatively coupled to the head-end unit, the head-end unit being configured
to transmit wireless communication data in signals from the base station to the one or more remote units that are configured
to wirelessly transmit the wireless communication data to user devices; and

a delay unit communicatively coupled to the base station, the delay unit being configured to introduce, to the base station,
a delay period for control information included in a transmit frame processed by the base station, the delay period corresponding
to an increase in a roundtrip delay between the base station and the user devices caused by the distributed antenna system.

US Pat. No. 9,285,550

FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR WITH ROTATIONAL INTERLOCK BETWEEN CONNECTOR HOUSING AND REAR INSERT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic connector comprising:
a connector housing having a distal end and a proximal end, the distal end forming a plug adapted for insertion within a receptacle
of a fiber optic adapter;

a ferrule assembly positioned within the connector housing, the ferrule assembly including a ferrule for supporting an optical
fiber, a ferrule hub attached to a base of the ferrule and a spring for biasing the ferrule and the hub in a distal direction
relative to the connector housing;

a rear insert that mounts within the proximal end of the connector housing for capturing the ferrule assembly within the connector
housing, the rear insert including a main body and a pair of catches that project outwardly from the main body, wherein a
tab receptacle is defined between the catches, and wherein the catches define proximally facing retention surfaces;

wherein the connector housing including an internal retention structure including a rail defining a distally facing retention
shoulder and a tab that projects distally from the rail; and

wherein when the rear insert is in an installed position within the connector housing, the tab fits within the tab receptacle
to limit relative rotation between the connector housing and the rear insert, and the proximally facing retention surfaces
of the catches engage the distally facing retention shoulder of the rail to limit proximal movement of the rear insert relative
to the connector housing.

US Pat. No. 9,986,654

HIGH DENSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS CHASSIS WITH CABLE MANAGEMENT

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A telecommunications device comprising:a telecommunications chassis configured for receiving telecommunications equipment, the telecommunications chassis defining a top, a bottom, and a longitudinal axis extending between the top and the bottom; and
at least one pair of panels located on the telecommunications chassis, each panel of the at least one pair of panels defining a plurality of receptacles for receiving the telecommunications equipment;
wherein each panel of the at least one pair of panels is pivotable away from and toward the other panel of the at least one pair of panels about a pivot axis parallel to the longitudinal axis of the chassis, wherein the pivot axis is defined by a hinge that is shared by and pivotally connects the panels of the at least one pair of panels.

US Pat. No. 9,722,321

FULL WAVE DIPOLE ARRAY HAVING IMPROVED SQUINT PERFORMANCE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A cellular base station antenna comprising:
a ground plane;
a first plurality of radiating elements supported over the ground plane by microstrip support PCBs; and
a second plurality of radiating elements supported over the ground plane by stripline support PCBs;
wherein the first and second pluralities of radiating elements are arranged in at least one array of low band radiating elements.

US Pat. No. 9,512,920

CAM LEVER ACTUATED CABLE SEALING DEVICE

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A cable sealing device for providing a seal around a communications cable, the cable sealing device comprising a cable
seal arrangement positioned between first and second compression plates, the cable sealing device also including an actuator
for compressing the first and second compression plates together to deform the cable seal arrangement such that the cable
seal arrangement is adapted to form a seal about a cable routed through the cable sealing device, the actuator including a
cam lever pivotally movable between an actuated position and a non-actuated position, the actuator also including a spring
for transferring load between the cam lever and the first and second compression plates wherein the spring is pre-loaded when
the cam lever is in the non-actuated position with a pre-load equal to at least 50 percent of a total load applied through
the spring when the cam lever is initially in the actuated position.

US Pat. No. 9,521,766

HIGH DENSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS WITH CABLE MANAGEMENT AND HEAT DISSIPATION FEATURES

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A telecommunications system comprising:
a telecommunications chassis defining a top end, a bottom end, and a generally pyramidal shape, wherein a transverse cross-sectional
footprint of the chassis changes in outer dimension in a direction extending from the top end to the bottom end, the telecommunications
chassis further defining at least three intersecting sidewalls defining the generally pyramidal shape, the at least three
intersecting sidewalls each extending at an acute angle to both the top end and the bottom end, the at least three intersecting
sidewalls each defining ports for receiving exterior connectors or plugs, wherein the ports, via the exterior connectors or
plugs, are configured to provide access to electrical connection locations defined by telecommunications equipment mounted
within an interior of the telecommunications chassis, the telecommunications equipment mounted within the chassis including
a printed circuit board having a generally triangular shape defining two right-angle sides and a third side connecting the
two right-angle sides, wherein at least one of the two right-angle sides defines telecommunications connectors for connecting
to other telecommunications equipment within the chassis, and the third side defines the electrical connection locations accessible
through the ports of the telecommunications chassis.

US Pat. No. 9,366,837

TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENCLOSURE WITH LATCHABLE COVER

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. An enclosure having a first end positioned opposite from a second end comprising:
an enclosure base defining a bottom side of the enclosure; and
an enclosure cover defining a top side of the enclosure, the enclosure cover joining together with the enclosure base at a
sealed interface that extends about a perimeter of the enclosure,

a plurality of latches for securing the enclosure base and the enclosure cover together and for compressing the sealed interface,
the latches being moveable between latched and unlatched positions, the latches including a plurality of latch lever handles
that overhang the top side when the latches are in the latched position, the latch lever handles covering a majority of a
perimeter of the enclosure cover.

US Pat. No. 9,235,021

OPTICAL FIBER / ELECTRICAL COMPOSITE CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH SEALED BREAKOUT KIT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A cable breakout kit, comprising:
a cable portion;
a furcation portion with at least one fiber port; and
an inner wall portion;
the cable portion and the furcation portion dimensioned to couple with one another, enclosing a furcation area;
the inner wall portion coupled to the furcation portion and a fiber bundle of the cable, enclosing a fiber area within the
furcation area; the fiber area coupled to the at least one fiber port.

US Pat. No. 9,465,181

ORGANIZER FOR AN OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE AND METHOD OF PROVIDING A SPLICE FOR AN OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. An organizer for an optical fibre cable comprising:
a foot portion including a first leg extending upwardly to define a first loop retaining channel, the foot portion defining
a foot receptacle and a splice receptacle adapted to receive a splice holder, and the foot receptacle and the splice receptacle
being separated from each other by a common wall;

a head portion including a second leg extending downwardly to define a second loop retaining channel that directly faces the
first loop retaining channel; and

a lug portion that extends between the foot portion and the head portion to hold the head portion at a fixed distance from
the foot portion, the lug portion, the head portion, and the foot portion cooperating to define a generally C-shaped loop
supporting element.

US Pat. No. 9,281,866

METHODS FOR ENHANCED POWER DELIVERY TO TOWER-MOUNTED AND OTHER REMOTELY-MOUNTED REMOTE RADIO HEADS AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND POWER CABLES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A tower system, comprising:
a mounting structure;
an antenna mounted on the mounting structure;
a remote radio head mounted on the mounting structure;
a power supply;
a power cable having a power supply conductor and a return conductor connected between the power supply and the remote radio
head; and

a shunt capacitance unit that is separate from the remote radio head that is electrically coupled between the power supply
conductor and the return conductor of the power cable;

wherein the power cable comprises a hybrid power/fiber optic cable and the power cable is one of a plurality of individual
power cables included in the hybrid power/fiber optic cable, each of which includes a respective power supply conductor and
a respective return conductor; and

wherein the hybrid power/fiber optic cable includes a breakout enclosure in which the power supply conductors and the return
conductors of the plurality of individual power cables are singulated, and wherein the shunt capacitance unit comprises a
plurality of shunt capacitance units, and wherein each individual power cable has a respective one of the shunt capacitance
units coupled between its power supply conductor and its return conductor within the breakout enclosure.

US Pat. No. 9,270,048

WEATHERIZED CONNECTOR BOOT AND CONNECTOR COVER THEREFORE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A weather resistant connector system comprising:
a connector housing having a first open end and a second open end, opposite said first open end, and a first interior space
defined within said connector housing;

a flexible boot having a first open end and a second open end, opposite said first open end, and a second interior space defined
within said flexible boot, wherein said second open end of said flexible boot is attached to said first open end of said connector
housing, such that said first interior space communicates to said second interior space;

at least one engagement element formed on said connector housing for engaging with a complimentary structure proximate a port,
wherein said flexible boot is bi-stable having a first at-rest shape and a second at-rest shape, wherein said flexible boot
tends to maintain its first at-rest shape when in its first at-rest shape, until an external force is applied to said flexible
boot, and wherein said flexible boot tends to maintain its second at-rest shape when in its second at-rest shape, until an
external force is applied to said flexible boot; and

wherein said first at-rest shape has said first open end of said connector housing located closer to said first open end of
said flexible boot as compared to said second at-rest shape.

US Pat. No. 10,042,135

TELECOMMUNICATIONS CHASSIS

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A fiber optic telecommunications system comprising:a telecommunications chassis defining a front and a rear;
a plurality of blades slidably mounted to the chassis, the blades slidable in a direction extending from the front to the rear; and
a plurality of fiber optic cassettes removably mounted to each blade, each fiber optic cassette including a housing defining a maximum cassette height, the housing formed by a base and a cover mounted thereon, each cassette defining fiber optic connection locations;
wherein the base of each cassette defines a notched area for receiving a portion of the blade on which the cassette is mounted such that the blade does not increase an overall maximum height defined by the housing; and
wherein the chassis further includes a cable breakout manager defining a plurality of independently slidable trays, each tray configured to support a transition device for transitioning a first cable coming into the chassis to a second cable terminated with an MPO connector leading to the cassettes.

US Pat. No. 9,488,788

FIBER OPTIC CASSETTE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic cassette comprising:
a body defining a front and an opposite rear;
a cable entry location defined on the body for a cable to enter the cassette, wherein a plurality of optical fibers from the
cable extend into the cassette and form terminations at non-conventional connectors adjacent the front of the body; and

a flexible substrate positioned between the cable entry location and the non-conventional connectors adjacent the front of
the body, the flexible substrate rigidly supporting the plurality of optical fibers;

wherein each of the non-conventional connectors adjacent the front of the body includes a ferrule, a ferrule hub supporting
the ferrule, and a split sleeve surrounding the ferrule; and wherein each of the non-conventional connectors adjacent the
front of the body is mounted to a separate front extension of the flexible substrate, the front extensions being separated
by cut-outs defined by the substrate for providing separate flexibility to each front extension.

US Pat. No. 9,494,759

OPTICAL FIBER ORGANIZER WITH TRAYS MOUNTED ON PIVOTING SUPPORT

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. An optical fiber organizer comprising:
at least one fiber storage means, a first support for supporting the storage means, whereby the storage means are rotatably
connected to the first support between an access position and a storage position, wherein the first support being rotatably
connected to a further element between an open position and a closed position, wherein the further element is a second support,
wherein the fiber storage means are parallel to each other and parallel to the further element when the first support is in
the closed position and the fiber storage means are in the storage position, wherein a locking means is provided which fixes
the first support in an open position relative to the second support.

US Pat. No. 9,379,501

OPTICAL ASSEMBLIES WITH MANAGED CONNECTIVITY

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A contact assembly comprising:
a body having a first end and an opposite second end that define a longitudinal axis of the body, the body also having a first
side and an opposite second side that define a lateral axis of the body; and

a plurality of plug contact members coupled to the body, the plug contact members being laterally spaced from each other along
the lateral axis of the body, each plug contact member having a first portion extending outwardly from the first end of the
body to define a first contact section, each plug contact member also having a second section that extends outwardly from
the second end of the body, the second sections of the plug contact members defining resilient sections and defining second
contact sections at which the plug contact members extend back towards the first portions of the plug contact members, each
resilient section being disposed between the second end of the body and a corresponding one of the second contact sections,
only one of the plug contact members extending farther along the longitudinal axis of the body than a remainder of the plug
contact members, the only one plug contact member defining a third contact section at a distal end.

US Pat. No. 9,291,791

ANCHORING CABLES TO RACK WITH SELF-LOCKING CABLE CLAMP ARRANGEMENTS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A self-locking cable clamp arrangement for mounting a cable to a panel defining at least a first slot, the self-locking
cable clamp arrangement comprising:
(a) a bracket extending along a first axis from a first end to a second end, the bracket having a cable mounting region at
the first end, a first engagement region at the second end, and a support region disposed between the cable mounting region
and the first engagement region, the cable mounting region defining at least two laterally aligned fastener apertures, the
support region defining two members spaced apart sufficient to enable an edge of the panel to extend partially therebetween;
and

(b) a flexible tab disposed on the bracket, the flexible tab being deflectable between a first position and a second position,
the flexible tab being biased to the first position, wherein the flexible tab can be selectively coupled to the cable mounting
region and to the first engagement region.

US Pat. No. 9,423,029

SEALING INTERFACE FOR A TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENCLOSURE

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY BE...

1. An enclosure for telecommunications equipment comprising:
first and second housing pieces that fit together to form at least a portion of the enclosure, the first and second housing
pieces meeting at a sealing interface, the sealing interface including a sealing channel section of the first housing piece
and a sealing rib of the second housing piece, the sealing channel section defining a sealing channel, the sealing rib projecting
into the sealing channel when the first and second housing pieces are fitted together;

the sealing interface including an elastomeric sealing member having a first side that faces away from a closed end of the
sealing channel and a second side that faces toward the closed end of the sealing channel;

the sealing interface including a void region defined between the second side of the elastomeric sealing member and the closed
end of the sealing channel; and

the sealing rib having a base end and a free end, the free end of the sealing rib engaging the first side of the elastomeric
sealing member to form a first axial seal location when the first and second housing pieces are fitted together, the sealing
channel section engaging the second side of the elastomeric sealing member to form second and third axial seal locations when
the first and second housing pieces are fitted together, the first axial seal location being positioned on an axial reference
line that intersects the void region, the axial reference line being positioned between the second and third axial seal locations;

wherein the elastomeric sealing member has an H-shaped transverse cross-sectional profile, the H-shaped transverse cross-sectional
profile includes two spaced-apart legs interconnected by a cross-member, wherein the sealing rib engages the cross-member
at the first side of the elastomeric sealing member to provide the first axial seal location, and wherein ends of the two
spaced-apart legs at the second side of the elastomeric sealing member engage the closed end of the channel to provide the
second and third axial seal locations, the second and third axial seal locations being respectively positioned on opposite
sides of the void region when the first and second housing pieces are fitted together.

US Pat. No. 9,250,408

TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTION CABINET

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A telecommunications cabinet comprising:
a cabinet housing defining an interior, the cabinet housing having an access opening and a door for opening and closing the
access opening;

a frame mounted within the interior of the cabinet housing;
at least one adapter module that mounts on the frame, the adapter module including a plurality of fiber optic adapters at
a front of the adapter module, the adapter module also including an optical splitter, the fiber optic adapters including front
ports that are mateable with fiber optic connectors;

a connector storage structure positioned within the interior of the cabinet housing, the connector storage structure including
a plurality of connector holders for holding and storing the fiber optic connectors, the connector holders being configured
differently than the fiber optic adapters, and the connector holders being configured to receive ferrules of the fiber optic
connectors; and

fiber optic cords having ends terminated by the fiber optic connectors, wherein the fiber optic connectors are inserted into
the front ports of the fiber optic adapters to provide optical connections with customers, and wherein the fiber optic connectors
are stored at the connector storage structure until providing the optical connections with the customers is desired.

US Pat. No. 9,356,382

STANDARD ANTENNA INTERFACE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An RF interconnection module comprising:
a housing having a perimeter;
a float plate disposed in the housing;
a capacitive coupling at least partially disposed in the housing and movably disposed in the float plate so that the capacitive
coupling may move with respect to the housing; and

a float gasket disposed about the perimeter of the housing and, when the housing is mounted in an opening, the float gasket
is positioned between the housing and the opening.

US Pat. No. 9,343,891

GEL SEALING DEVICE

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A gel sealing device for sealing a passage of elongate parts through an opening, the gel sealing device comprising:
a flange arrangement having a first end and an opposite second end, the flange arrangement having a support section that extends
between the first and second ends;

an inner gel seal member that mounts to the flange arrangement at the support section; and
an outer gel seal member that mounts to the flange arrangement over the inner gel seal member, the outer gel seal member and
the inner gel seal member cooperating to define a first cable passage having a first size, the outer gel member and the inner
gel member sealing the first cable passage when the outer gel member and the inner gel member are compressed by the flange
arrangement, the outer gel seal member being removable from the flange arrangement and being separable from the inner gel
member, the outer gel seal member including gel disposed between a first member and a second member, the first member defining
a first end of the outer gel seal member facing in a first direction away from the gel, and the second member defining a second
end of the outer gel seal member facing in a second direction away from the gel, the second direction being opposite to the
first direction; and

a first plurality of axial protrusions, each being elongated outwardly in the first direction from the first end of the first
member of the outer gel seal member to a respective distal end of the axial protrusion, the distal end of each axial protrusion
of the first plurality including a hook configured to latch to the flange arrangement.

US Pat. No. 9,946,037

RFID-ENABLED OPTICAL ADAPTER FOR USE WITH A PATCH PANEL

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A system comprising:a panel comprising a plurality of openings, each of the opening comprising a respective panel contact, wherein the system is configured to selectively couple each panel contact to an RFID reader;
a plurality of optical adapters configured to be inserted into the openings of the panel, wherein each optical adapter comprises:
a body in which at least one connector can be inserted;
at least one radio frequency identifier (RFID) antenna;
at least one adapter contact that is electrically connected to the RFID antenna; and
at least one conductor configured to electrically connect the adapter contact to respective one of respective panel contacts when the optical adapter is inserted into one of the openings of the panel; and
wherein the system is configured to selectively couple the RFID reader to each of the panel contacts.

US Pat. No. 9,413,154

CONNECTOR WITH CABLE RETENTION FEATURE AND PATCH CORD HAVING THE SAME

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY UK...

1. A patch cord comprising:
a cable having an outer jacket; and
a connector attached to one end of the cable, the connector including:
a boot member extending from a first end to a second end, the boot member defining a passage through which the cable extends;
a plug body coupled to the first end of the boot member; and
a single-piece ring coupled to the second end of the boot member, the ring also defining a passage through which the cable
extends, the passage defined by the ring aligning with the passage defined by the boot member, the ring including a plurality
of teeth extending inwardly from an inner surface of the ring, each of the teeth ramping inwardly as the tooth extends towards
the boot so that each tooth defines an inwardly facing edge.

US Pat. No. 9,400,363

PRESSURE ACTUATED SEALANT ASSEMBLY

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. An enclosure comprising:
a housing having an end defining a sealing unit opening;
a sealing unit that fits within the sealing unit opening, the sealing unit defining a plurality of cable ports, the sealing
unit including a sealant arrangement for defining and sealing the cable ports and for providing a peripheral seal between
the housing and the sealing unit, the sealing unit also including an actuation arrangement for pressurizing the sealant arrangement
within the sealing unit opening, the actuation arrangement including inner and outer pressurization structures between which
the sealant arrangement is positioned, the actuation arrangement also including first and second actuators each movable between
a non-actuated position and an actuated position, the first actuator including a first spring and the second actuator including
a second spring, wherein when the first and second actuators are moved towards the actuated positions, the first and second
actuators generate first and second seal pressurization forces that press the sealant arrangement between the first and second
pressurization structures, and wherein the first and second seal pressurization forces are transferred through the first and
second springs.

US Pat. No. 9,368,952

GEL SEALING DEVICE

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A gel sealing device for sealing elongate parts passing through tubes, wherein the gel sealing device comprises:
an upper flange;
a lower flange coupled to the upper flange to form a gel sealing block, the lower flange and the upper flange cooperating
to define a support section;

a gel inner ring mounted radially over a portion of the support section;
a gel outer ring mounted radially over the gel inner ring, the gel inner ring and the gel outer ring being made of a gel sealing
material and defining a sealing section therebetween for receiving the elongate parts, the sealing section including a first
passage section and a second passage section, the first passage section transitioning to the second passage section at a termination
surface that faces away from the upper flange, the second passage section being sized to receive an elongate part; and

a tube extending through the first passage section so that an axial end of the tube abuts against the termination surface
to inhibit the tube from passing through the second passage section, the tube being configured to guide the elongate part
to the second passage section.

US Pat. No. 9,252,546

DISTRIBUTOR CONNECTION MODULE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A distribution connection module for telecommunications and data technology, with the distribution connection module comprising:
a first submodule having a plurality of first contact elements, the first contact elements each having an electrical connecting
contact and an interface contact; and

a second submodule having second contact elements, the second contact elements each having an electrical connecting contact
and an interface contact;

the interface contacts of the first submodule being configured to be electrically connected to the interface contacts of the
second submodule when engaged together;

the second contact elements also including function contacts disposed between the electrical connecting contacts and the interface
contacts, each of the second contact elements being associated with another of the second contact elements to form a contact
element pair; and

a plurality of function elements, each function element being disposed between the second contact elements of a respective
one of the contact element pairs.

US Pat. No. 9,244,243

OPTICAL FIBER FAN-OUT DEVICE FOR A FURCATION TUBE ASSEMBLY

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of cabling a fanout module including a fanout housing and a furcation tube mounting insert, the furcation tube
mounting insert having first and second pieces defining grooves that cooperate to support portions of furcation tubes, the
furcation tube mounting insert having a slanted end such that insertion ends of the furcation tubes are positioned at progressively
longer longitudinal spacings from an end of the fanout housing, the method comprising:
routing a cable tube to the slanted end of the furcation tube mounting insert, the cable tube holding a plurality of optical
fibers;

inserting the optical fibers into the insertion ends of the furcation tubes; and
disposing the furcation tube mounting insert within the fanout housing.

US Pat. No. 9,419,707

UNIDIRECTIONAL ABSOLUTE OPTICAL ATTENUATION MEASUREMENT WITH OTDR

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A monitoring device for monitoring absolute loss between two points in an optical network, said optical network comprising
an optical transmission path having a head end and at least one remote end, the optical network carrying data traffic using
at least light of a first wavelength, wherein the monitoring device comprises:
an optical signal returning device at a first location in the optical network;
a reference optical signal returning device at a second location in the optical network;
optical test equipment for communicating with the head end, the optical test equipment optically connected to the optical
network at a location spaced apart from at least the first location and configured to:

send a test signal at a test wavelength, different from the first wavelength; and
receive a first returning signal from the optical signal returning device and a second returning reference signal from the
reference optical signal returning device, both the first returning signal and the second returning reference signal being
derived from the test signal; and

compare the first returning signal and the second returning reference signal to derive therefrom a value related to the absolute
loss between the first and second locations in the optical network, wherein at least one of the optical signal returning device
and the reference optical signal returning device is a wavelength selective device, wherein the test signal travels with the
data signal remains spaced apart from the reference optical signal returning device.

US Pat. No. 10,067,301

FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY UK...

1. A connector comprising:two connector portions each including a ferrule and a latch, each latch including a distal end and a proximal end, wherein each latch is pivotable about an intermediate connection point; and
a boot mounted to the connector portions, the boot movable longitudinally relative to the connector portions, wherein the boot causes each latch to pivot such that a lifting motion of the proximal ends of each latch results in a downward motion of the distal ends of each latch, the distal ends of each latch being adapted to pivot toward the ferrule of each connector portion as the boot is moved away from the connector portions.

US Pat. No. 9,453,971

MANAGED FIBER CONNECTIVITY SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic connector configured to be received at an optical adapter, the fiber optic connector comprising:
a body configured to surround an optical fiber that extends longitudinally through the body, the body having a cavity accessible
through a slot defined in the body, the body including shelves that at least partially define the cavity; and

an RFID tag sealed within the cavity defined in the body, the RFID tag including a transmission member for communicating information
from memory to a data management system;

wherein the slot is sized to receive the RFID tag edge-wise, and the RFID tag is seated on the shelves in the cavity.

US Pat. No. 9,203,628

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISTRIBUTING POWER OVER COMMUNICATION CABLING

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A powered telecommunications device, comprising:
a combined powered device port unit configured to negotiate receipt of a level of power from power sourcing equipment, the
power received on a first pair of taps, the port unit further configured for combining power received on multiple pairs of
taps;

a detection unit configured to detect a presence of a first optional load and to detect a presence of a second optional load;
a control circuit configured to establish connectivity between a second pair of taps and the first optional load in response
to the detection unit detecting the first optional load; and

the control circuit further configured to establish connectivity between the second pair of taps and a third pair of taps
in response to the detection unit failing to detect the first optional load and detecting the second optional load.

US Pat. No. 9,160,049

ANTENNA ADAPTER

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An antenna adapter, for an antenna with a recessed adapter seat with a feed bore, the adapter comprising:
a base with a feed aperture, the base dimensioned to seat within the adapter seat, the feed aperture aligned coaxially with
the feed bore;

a cross section of the feed aperture is the same as a cross-section of the feed bore;
the base provided with interlock cavities dimensioned to receive retaining elements of the adapter seat as the base is inserted
into the adapter seat, retaining the base within the adapter seat.

US Pat. No. 9,795,043

RADIO FREQUENCY SUBSCRIBER DROP UNITS HAVING PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS WITH GROUND PLANE LAYERS AND/OR HOUSINGS WITH GROUND WALLS

CommScope, Inc. of North ...

1. A radio frequency (“RF”) subscriber drop unit, comprising:
a housing having an input port and an output port;
a printed circuit board mounted in an interior of the housing, the printed circuit board including a dielectric layer, a wiring
layer that includes conductive wirings that comprise at least part of a communications path between the input port and the
output port that is on a first face of the dielectric layer, and a ground plane layer that includes a conductive ground plane
that is on a second face of the dielectric layer; and

a ledge extending from respective inner surfaces of at least first and second side walls of the housing, the ledge being electrically
connected to the ground plane, wherein the conductive ground plane comprises a first conductive ground plane, the printed
circuit board further comprising a second conductive ground plane that is part of the wiring layer.

US Pat. No. 9,739,969

AGGREGATION ENCLOSURE FOR ELEVATED, OUTDOOR LOCATIONS

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A termination assembly comprising:
a housing that is elongated between a top and a bottom, the housing also having a rear wall that extends between the top and
the bottom, the rear wall being configured to mount the housing to a mounting location, the housing defining a sealed interior;

a cable input port disposed at the bottom of the housing;
an optical line that extends into the housing through the input port;
an electrical line that extends into the housing through the input port; and
a plurality of termination ports coupled to the housing in rows, each row of termination ports being coupled to a respective
angled surface that is angled relative to the rear wall, each termination port including sealing structures that protect the
sealed interior from an environment external of the housing, each termination port including a ruggedized connection interface
so that hybrid output cables received at the ruggedized connection interfaces are optically coupled to the optical line and
to the electrical line.

US Pat. No. 9,435,969

INDICATING COMMUNICATIONS COMPONENTS VIA ILLUMINATION

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A connector plug arrangement comprising:
a connector body that is configured to terminate an optical fiber, the connector body having a longitudinal axis and an outer
perimeter, the connector body defining a pocket in which a storage device can be disposed; and

an indication component coupled to the connector body, the indication component including a first portion that is disposed
at a rear end of the connector body and a second portion that extends outwardly from the first portion, the first portion
being configured to extend circumferentially along the outer perimeter of the connector body, the second portion being configured
to extend along the longitudinal axis of the connector body, the indication component being configured to extend over an open
top of the pocket defined by the connector body.

US Pat. No. 10,153,954

INFERRING PHYSICAL LAYER CONNECTION STATUS OF GENERIC CABLES FROM PLANNED SINGLE-END CONNECTION EVENTS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method comprising:generating a first work order comprising a first work order step specifying that a port of a first network element is to be connected to a port of a second network element using a cable;
detecting, using the first network element, when a connection is made at the specified port of the first network element;
detecting, using the second network element, when a connection is made at the specified port of the second network element; and
if the first network element detects the connection made at the specified port of the first network element during a period in which the first work order step of the first work order was expected to be performed and the second network element detects the connection made at the specified port of the second network element during the period in which the first work order step of the first work order was expected to be performed, updating a management system to indicate that the specified port of the first network element is connected to the specified port of the second network element.

US Pat. No. 9,340,336

EXTRUDED SEAL CARRIER AND METHOD OF USE

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. An enclosure interface including a sealing apparatus, the enclosure interface comprising:
a first housing piece and a second housing piece that meet at an interface, at least one of the first and the second housing
pieces defining an enclosure sealing channel that extends along the interface; and the sealing apparatus positioned at least
partially within the enclosure sealing channel; the sealing apparatus comprising:

a carrier that is elongated along a carrier axis, the carrier including a first seal-access side and a second seal-access
side, the first and the second seal-access sides facing in different directions, the carrier has a height extending from the
first seal-access side in a direction toward the second seal-access side and a width perpendicular to the height, wherein
the height is larger than the width; and

sealant material carried by the carrier, the sealant material being accessible from the first seal-access side and the second
seal-access side of the carrier, the sealant material being elongated along the carrier axis, and the entirety of the sealant
material being recessed relative to the first and second seal-access sides of the carrier;

wherein when the first and the second housing pieces are mounted together so as to meet at the interface, the sealant material
forms a first interface seal at the first seal-access side with the first housing piece and the sealant material also forms
a second interface seal at the second seal-access side with the second housing piece.

US Pat. No. 9,263,870

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR APPLYING AN ADHESIVE COATED CABLE TO A SURFACE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of installing a cable pre-coated with hot-melt adhesive to a surface, comprising:
applying heat to a heating and installation tip using a heating element, the heating and installation tip defining a receptacle
for receiving the heating element and defining a channel extending along a length of the heating and installation tip, the
channel leading to a rounded tip of the heating and installation tip;

heating said cable pre-coated with hot melt adhesive with the heating and installation tip sufficient to cause said hot-melt
adhesive to become softened and adhere to a surface; and

pressing the rounded tip of the heating and installation tip against said cable to apply sufficient pressure to said adhesive
softened cable pre-coated with a hot-melt adhesive to adhere said cable to said surface;

wherein said heating and installation tip includes a slide cover having at least one longitudinal opening extending a complete
length of said slide cover wherein said heating and installation tip in combination with said slide cover when in use generally
surrounds said cable pre-coated with hot-melt adhesive and supplies sufficient heat generally completely around said cable
thereby causing a sufficient quantity of said hot melt adhesive to become softened for allowing said cable to be adhered to
a surface.

US Pat. No. 9,209,510

CORRUGATED STRIPLINE RF TRANSMISSION CABLE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A stripline RF transmission cable, comprising:
a generally planar inner conductor extending between a pair of inner conductor edges;
the inner conductor surrounded by a dielectric layer; and
an outer conductor, with a generally hour glass-shaped cross-section, provided with a top section and a bottom section, surrounding
the dielectric layer;

the top section and the bottom section spaced farther away from each inner conductor edge than from a midsection of the inner
conductor;

the outer conductor provided with corrugations; and
the inner conductor corrugated generally normal to a longitudinal extent of the inner conductor.

US Pat. No. 9,419,351

CURVED TRANSITION SURFACE INNER CONTACT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An inner contact of a coaxial connector, comprising:
a body with a plurality of spring fingers, the spring fingers each provided with a contact surface;
a plurality of transitions between a periphery of each of the contact surfaces and their respective spring fingers, including
transitions proximate adjacent spring fingers, provided as curved surfaces;

wherein the contact surface is on an outer surface of the spring fingers.

US Pat. No. 9,348,104

UNIVERSAL CABLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS RACK

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A telecommunications cable management assembly (100) for a distribution frame (10) comprising:
a) a front plate (110) extending between a first end (110a) and a second end (110c), the front plate (110) being provided with apertures (112);

b) a plurality of telecommunications components (20), each of which being installed within one of the apertures (112) of the front plate (110);

c) a first side bracket (120) extending between a front end (120a) and a back end (120b), the first side bracket front end (120a) extending from the first end (110a) of the front plate (110), the first side bracket back end (120b) being configured for mounting to the distribution frame (10), the first side bracket (120);

d) a first plurality of cables (26) extending laterally from at least some of the telecommunications components (20) mounted to the front plate (110) and over to the first side bracket (120), wherein the first plurality of cables (26) is supported along a length (L2) of the first side bracket (120); and

e) a second side bracket (130) extending between a front end (130a) and a back end (130b), the second side bracket front end (130a) extending from the second end (110c) of the front plate (110), the second side bracket back end (130b) being configured for mounting to the distribution frame (10), the second side bracket (130); and

f) a second plurality of cables (28) extending laterally from at least some of the telecommunications components (20) mounted to the front plate (110) and over to the second side bracket (130), wherein the second plurality of cables (28) is supported along a length (L2) of the second side bracket (130);

g) wherein the cable management assembly has open back, top, and bottom sides, and wherein the first plurality of cables (26) are spaced apart and separated from the second plurality of cables (28) to define an open space (104) within a central region (102) between the first and second side brackets (120, 130), the open space (104) having a dimension that is a majority of a distance between the first and second side brackets (120, 130).

US Pat. No. 9,507,113

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ASSOCIATING LOCATION INFORMATION WITH A COMMUNICATION SUB-ASSEMBLY HOUSED WITHIN A COMMUNICATION ASSEMBLY

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A system comprising:
a management entity;
a communication assembly configured to receive a plurality of communication sub-assemblies in a plurality of positions, the
communication assembly comprising:

a controller; and
a switch communicatively coupled to the controller, the switch including a plurality of ports;
a plurality of cables, each cable being attached to a respective one of the ports of the switch and routed and attached to
the communication assembly so that each cable can be attached to a communication sub-assembly inserted into a predetermined
one of the positions in the communication assembly, wherein each port of the switch is associated with a particular location;

wherein the controller is configured to communicate port mapping information to the management entity; and
wherein the management entity is configured to use the port mapping information to associate location information with a communication
sub-assembly inserted into the communication assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,244,229

MANAGED FIBER CONNECTIVITY SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic adapter module comprising:
a housing extending from a first end to a second end, the housing including opposing major surfaces extending between opposing
minor surfaces and between the first and second ends, the housing defining at least one passageway extending between the first
and second ends of the housing to define first and second ports at the first and second ends, respectively, the housing being
configured to retain a fiber optic connector at each port;

a first media reading interface positioned at a first of the major surfaces of the housing, the first media reading interface
including a plurality of contact members; and

a second media reading interface positioned at the first major surface of the housing, an orientation of the second media
reading interface being flipped 180° relative to an orientation of the first media reading interface, wherein a majority of
the second media reading interface extends along a majority of the first media reading interface.

US Pat. No. 9,380,710

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS FOR COMMUNICATIONS CONNECTORS HAVING OPENINGS THAT IMPROVE RETURN LOSS AND/OR INSERTION LOSS PERFORMANCE AND RELATED CONNECTORS AND METHODS

CommScope, Inc. of North ...

1. A printed circuit board for a communications connector, comprising:
a dielectric substrate formed of a first insulative material having a first dielectric constant;
a first pair of input terminals on the dielectric substrate;
a first pair of output terminals on the dielectric substrate;
a first pair of conductive paths on the dielectric substrate that are arranged as a first differential transmission line that
electrically connect the first pair of input terminals to the first pair of output terminals;

a second pair of input terminals on the dielectric substrate;
a second pair of output terminals on the dielectric substrate; and
a second pair of conductive paths on the dielectric substrate that are arranged as a second differential transmission line
that electrically connect the second pair of input terminals to the second pair of output terminals,

wherein the dielectric substrate includes an opening that is positioned between the conductive paths of the first pair of
conductive paths, the opening containing a second insulative material having a second dielectric constant that is different
than the first dielectric constant.

US Pat. No. 9,805,332

PHYSICAL LAYER MANAGEMENT (PLM) SYSTEM FOR USE WITH AN OPTICAL DISTRIBUTION FRAME HAVING TRAYS WITH SELECTABLE PATCH SIDE

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A tray for use in a subrack of a rack, the tray having a top side comprising:
a printed circuit board configured so that a plurality of connections are made at a plurality of positions on the printed
circuit board, each of said plurality of positions having at least two sides on said top side, each of the plurality of connections
involving at least one connector positioned on a patch side of the plurality of positions and the at least one connector having
a device associated with the at least one connector in which information is stored;

a plurality of adapters, each adapter being held in the tray and associated with a respective one of the positions;
wherein the tray is configured so that either side of said top side of the tray and either side of the adapter is used to
support patching;

wherein the tray is configured so that the device associated with the at least one connector involved in making the connections
at the patch side can be read via the tray from whichever side of the tray is selected as the patch side;

wherein the subrack includes a backplate adapted to receive a plurality of vertically stacked trays; and
wherein the tray is configured to be removably mounted to the backplate.

US Pat. No. 9,405,080

INDICATING COMMUNICATIONS COMPONENTS VIA ILLUMINATION

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY UK...

1. A cable connection system comprising:
a coupling housing defining at least a first port;
a printed circuit board coupled to the coupling housing, the printed circuit board including a light source; and
a communications component sized to be received at the first port of the coupling housing, at least an indication section
of the communications component including a light transmissible material, the indication section being aligned with the light
source when the communications component is received at the first port of the coupling housing so that light emitted from
the light source illuminates the indication section of the communications component;

wherein the communications component includes a plug connector configured to be received at the first port of the coupling
housing;

the indication section includes a separate piece mounted to a body of the plug connector;
wherein the indication section includes an indication component mounted to a body of the plug connector, the indication component
being mounted to extend from an intermediate portion of the body of the plug connector towards a rear of the body of the plug
connector;

wherein the indication component extends from a first end to a second end, the indication component including a first section
at the first end, an intermediate section, a first arm at the second end, and a second arm at the second end, the first and
second arms branching off from the intermediate section in opposite directions, whereby light shown onto the first section
of the indication component travels from the first section, through the intermediate section, and along the branch arms.

US Pat. No. 9,239,434

LOOSE TUBE CONNECTOR TERMINATION

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A method of reducing a risk of air entering an adhesive filled space in a fiber optic connector, comprising the steps of:
positioning a loose tube over a coated optical fiber such that a portion of the coated optical fiber is protruding from an
end of the loose tube;

applying a layer of sealant over the protruding coated optical fiber and the end of the loose tube after positioning the loose
tube over the coated optical fiber, the layer of sealant wicking into space between the loose tube and the coated optical
fiber; and

stripping the layer of sealant and a coating of the coated optical fiber from a pre-determined section of the protruding portion
of the coated optical fiber, the layer of sealant forming a plug adjacent the end of the loose tube such that fluid communication
is blocked between an inside of the loose tube and an outside of the loose tube.

US Pat. No. 9,203,198

LOW PROFILE FACEPLATE HAVING MANAGED CONNECTIVITY

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A faceplate assembly comprising:
(a) a faceplate member having a front and a rear and defining at least one opening extending between the front and the rear;
(b) at least one jack module mounted in the opening of the faceplate member, the jack module defining a port accessible from
the front of the faceplate member, the jack module including a plurality of primary contacts that are configured to attach
to conductors that are accessible from the rear of the faceplate member; and

(c) a printed circuit board assembly mounted to the rear of the faceplate member, the printed circuit board assembly including:
a printed circuit board;
a first set of secondary contacts that are electrically connected to the printed circuit board, the secondary contacts of
the first set extending into the jack module, the secondary contacts of the first set being isolated from the primary contacts
of the jack module, and

a network connector that is electrically connected to the secondary contacts of the first set via the printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,709,766

CABLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM INCLUDING SPLITTER/FILTER TRAY

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A tray comprising:
a tray base;
a tray cover mounted to the tray base;
a snap arrangement for connecting the tray base to the tray cover;
a hinge area for hinging the tray to an organizer;
wherein the tray base and the tray cover each define an opening therethrough for a splitter or filter;
wherein the tray base includes cable management devices for one or more input fibers or cables of the splitter or filter and
one or more output fibers or cables of the splitter or filter;

wherein the tray cover includes cable management devices for managing the one or more input fibers or cables to the tray base
and splices.

US Pat. No. 9,519,114

OPTICAL FIBER CONNECTOR FOR MULTI-FIBER CABLE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A multi-fiber cable assembly comprising:
a multi-fiber cable including a plurality of optical fibers, a strength member, and an outer jacket;
a plurality of multi-fiber optical ferrules that each receive optical signals carried by some of the plurality of optical
fibers;

a fiber take-up arrangement at which excess length of the optical fibers is stored, the fiber take-up arrangement being structured
to enable the optical fibers to be wrapped around the fiber take-up arrangement to manage the excess length;

an anchor section configured to secure the strength member of the multi-fiber cable, the anchor section also defining a fiber
passage through which the optical fibers extend towards the optical ferrules;

a connector housing arrangement including an outwardly extending flange;
a furcation cable extending between the fiber take-up arrangement and the connector housing arrangement, the furcation cable
being more flexible than the multi-fiber cable; and

a twist-to-lock fastener that mounts around the connector housing arrangement, the twist-to-lock fastener having engagement
structure that enables the twist-to-lock fastener to couple to a component, the twist-to-lock fastener also having an interior
abutment surface that aligns with the outwardly extending flange of the connector housing arrangement to secure the connector
housing to the component.

US Pat. No. 9,229,186

SELF ENGAGING PORT PLUG

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An enclosure comprising:
an outer housing;
a sealant assembly defining a cable port for routing a cable into the outer housing; and
a plastic port plug with a handle, the plastic port plug having an outer end and an inner end, the plastic port plug including
a retention feature positioned at the inner end of the plastic port and a main body extending between the handle and the retention
feature, the handle and the retention feature being integral with the main body, the plastic port plug passing through the
cable port, the retention feature being moveable between an expanded configuration and a radially compressed configuration,
the retention feature having an elastic construction allowing the retention feature to move to the radially compressed configuration
while passing through the cable port and causing the retention feature to automatically expand to the expanded configuration
after passing through the cable port;

wherein the retention feature is more resilient than the main body.

US Pat. No. 9,083,083

RADOME ATTACHMENT BAND CLAMP

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A band clamp for coupling a radome to a distal end of a reflector dish, comprising:
a band with an inward projecting proximal lip and an inward projecting distal lip;
the distal lip dimensioned with an inner diameter less than or equal to a reflector aperture of the reflector dish;
the proximal lip provided dimensioned to engage an outer surface of the reflector dish in an interference fit; and
a protruding portion extending from an outer diameter of the band clamp;
the proximal lip, the distal lip and the protruding portion provided as a unitary contiguous portion.

US Pat. No. 9,585,193

MODULAR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A distributed antenna system, comprising:
a host unit that includes:
a first interface configured to communicate RF signals with an Internet Protocol (IP) gateway as IP data;
a second interface configured to communicate protocol data comprising open base station architecture (OBSAI) protocol data
or common public radio interface (CPRI) protocol data;

a baseband processor configured to place the IP data onto a channel, the baseband processor configured to convert between
IP data and baseband, digital data;

an RF module coupled to a base station and configured to convert between RF signals configured for communication over an antenna
and RF sampled data;

a serializer/deserializer, coupled to the baseband processor, the second interface, and the RF module, the serializer/deserializer
configured to convert between the baseband, digital data and a first serial data stream, wherein the serializer/deserializer
of the host unit is further configured to convert between the RF sampled data and a second serial data stream, wherein the
serializer/deserializer is further configured to convert between the protocol data and a third serial data stream;

a remote unit, coupled to the host unit over the communication medium, the remote unit including:
a serializer/deserializer, coupled to the communication medium, the serializer/deserializer configured to convert between
the first serial data stream and RF sampled data, wherein the serializer/deserializer is further configured to convert between
the second serial data stream and RF sampled data, wherein the serializer/deserializer is further configured to convert between
the third serial data stream and RF sampled data;

an RF module, coupled to the serializer/deserializer, the RF module configured to convert between the RF sampled data and
an RF signal; and

an antenna coupled to the RF module.

US Pat. No. 9,532,482

COMMUNICATIONS BLADED PANEL SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A blade comprising:
a base extending between first and second sides and between a front and a rear, the base carrying a plurality of couplers
at the front, the couplers having first ports facing frontward and second ports facing rearward;

a cable tie region extending rearwardly from the rear of the base, the cable tie region including a tie structure at which
a cable tie can be mounted;

a first latch arm disposed at the first side of the base, the first latch arm having a distal end that is flexible towards
and away from the base, the distal end defining a first latching member; and

a second latch arm disposed at the first side of the base, the second latch arm having a distal end that is flexible towards
and away from the base, the distal end defining a second latching member, the second latch arm being spaced rearwardly along
the first side of the base from the first latch arm.

US Pat. No. 9,435,975

MODULAR HIGH DENSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS FRAME AND CHASSIS SYSTEM

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic telecommunications device comprising:
a frame defining a right vertical support and a left vertical support;
a chassis mounted to the right and left vertical supports, wherein the chassis is configured to pivot about a pivot axis that
is defined by one of the right and left vertical supports;

a plurality of modules mounted on the chassis, each of the modules slidable on the chassis along a direction extending between
the right and left vertical supports, wherein the chassis is configured to pivot about a plane parallel to the sliding direction
of the modules, each module defining fiber optic connection locations in the form of fiber optic adapters, wherein the fiber
optic adapters are located on cassettes removably mounted to the modules, wherein each module defines a housing portion for
receiving the removably mounted cassette and a cable management portion extending from the housing portion for guiding cables
extending to and from the fiber optic adapters of the cassette, the housing portion configured to receive the removably mounted
cassette including at least one slide hole for receiving a slide structure of the chassis for allowing the module to slide
on the chassis.

US Pat. No. 9,356,436

CABLE TROUGH SYSTEM AND METHOD

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A Tee component for a telecommunications management system, the Tee component comprising:
a first cross component section including a base including a planar top surface, first and second edges of the base defining
mating arrangements, wherein the first edge extends at a right angle with respect to the second edge, third and fourth edges
of the base, and an upstanding side extending from the base, the upstanding side being positioned to extend between the third
and fourth edges;

a second cross component section including a base including a planar top surface, first and second edges of the base defining
mating arrangements, wherein the first edge extends at a right angle with respect to the second edge, third and fourth edges
of the base, and an upstanding side extending from the base, the upstanding side being positioned to extend between the third
and fourth edges, wherein at least one of the mating arrangements of the first and second edges of the first cross component
section is configured to mate with at least one of the mating arrangements of the first and second edges of the second cross
component section to form a first portion; and

a longitudinal component section including a base having a planar top surface, a first edge defining a mating arrangement,
and an upstanding side extending along a second edge that is opposite to the first edge;

wherein the first portion is coupled to the longitudinal component section by rotating the first portion relative to the mating
arrangement of the longitudinal component section to form the Tee component.

US Pat. No. 9,354,402

FIBER OPTIC ADAPTER WITH INTEGRALLY MOLDED FERRULE ALIGNMENT STRUCTURE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of manufacturing a fiber optic adapter for interconnecting two fiber optic connectors in coaxial alignment, each
connector including a generally cylindrical ferrule holding an end of an optical fiber, wherein the adapter includes a main
body with an axial cavity defined by a top side-wall, a bottom side-wall, a right side-wall, and a left side-wall, the axial
cavity extending between a first opening defined at a first end of the main body and a second opening defined at a second
end of the main body, the first end configured to receive a first fiber optic connector through the first opening, and the
second end configured to receive a second fiber optic connector through the second opening for mating with the first fiber
optic connector, wherein the adapter also includes a ferrule alignment structure including a sleeve mount for receiving a
ferrule-alignment sleeve, the sleeve mount defining a first end, a second end, and a center portion, wherein the first end
of the sleeve mount is positioned toward the first end of the main body and the second end of the sleeve mount is positioned
toward the second end of the main body, the sleeve mount defining an axial bore that defines a longitudinal axis extending
from the first end of the sleeve mount toward the second end of the sleeve mount, the axial bore configured to receive and
coaxially align the ferrules of the fiber connectors when the fiber connectors are inserted into the adapter, wherein the
sleeve mount includes a first portion extending from the center portion of the sleeve mount toward the first end of the sleeve
mount and a second portion extending from the center portion of the sleeve mount toward the second end of the sleeve mount,
each of the first and second portions defining an inwardly extending finger for capturing the ferrule-alignment sleeve within
the axial bore once the sleeve is received within the bore, the method comprising:
molding the main body of the fiber optic adapter and the sleeve mount as a unitary structure.

US Pat. No. 9,417,401

ADAPTER FOR FIBER OPTIC MODULE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An adapter structure for use with a fiber optic module that is configured to be slidably inserted into a first type of
telecommunications chassis, the adapter structure comprising:
a body configured to be mounted to the fiber optic module, wherein the body of the adapter structure is configured for mounting
the fiber optic module to a second type of telecommunications chassis that is different than the first type of telecommunications
chassis, wherein the fiber optic module is not configured to be mounted to the second type of telecommunications chassis without
the use of the adapter structure, the adapter structure including at least one fiber optic connector protruding outwardly
from the body, the at least one fiber optic connector configured to be optically connected to fiber optic equipment of the
fiber optic module through a first fiber optic cable;

wherein the fiber optic module includes a first flexible latch for interlocking with the first type of telecommunications
chassis, wherein the adapter structure includes a second flexible latch for interlocking with the second type of telecommunications
chassis, the first flexible latch not configured to be used with the second type of telecommunications chassis once the body
is mounted to the fiber optic module.

US Pat. No. 9,106,315

REMOTE UNIT FOR COMMUNICATING WITH BASE STATIONS AND TERMINAL DEVICES

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A distributed antenna system comprising:
a master unit;
a first remote unit communicatively coupled to the master unit; and
a second remote unit communicatively coupled to the master unit;
wherein the first remote unit is configured for:
receiving analog downlink RF signals from a base station,
converting the analog downlink RF signals to digital downlink signals, and
providing the digital downlink signals to the master unit;
wherein the master unit is configured for transmitting the digital downlink signals received from the first remote unit to
the second remote unit, wherein the master unit is further configured for instructing the first remote unit to establish a
communication link with the base station in response to detecting a malfunction with respect to an additional communication
link between the master unit and an additional base station.

US Pat. No. 9,519,119

SLIDABLE FIBER OPTIC CONNECTION MODULE WITH CABLE SLACK MANAGEMENT

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A telecommunications device comprising:
a fiber optic cassette configured to be mounted to a telecommunications fixture via a first snap-fit interlock structure,
the fiber optic cassette including:

a body defining an open front and an opposite rear wall and an enclosed interior, the body further defining a horizontal rear
extension that is located outside of the enclosed interior that projects rearward from the rear wall, the horizontal rear
extension defining at least one vertical wall;

a fiber optic signal entry location defined on the body for a fiber optic signal to enter the interior of the cassette via
a fiber optic cable, the fiber optic signal entry location defined by at least one LC format fiber optic adapter that is mounted
to the at least one vertical wall of the horizontal rear extension with a snap-fit interlock;

an adapter block defining a plurality of fiber optic adapters, the adapter block removably mounted to the cassette body via
a second snap-fit interlock structure to close the open front of the body, each adapter of the block including a front outer
end, a rear inner end, and internal structures which allow mating of fiber optic connectors that are mounted to the front
and rear ends, respectively;

optical fibers terminated with fiber optic connectors extending from the fiber optic signal entry location to the rear inner
ends of at least some of the fiber optic adapters of the snap-fit adapter block for relaying the fiber optic signal to fiber
optic connectors to be coupled to the front outer ends of the adapters;

wherein at least a portion of the first snap-fit interlock structure is defined by the adapter block.

US Pat. No. 9,472,322

ELECTRICAL CABLE WITH OPTICAL FIBER

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An electrical cable comprising:
an outer cable jacket extending a length and having an internal passageway that extends along the length of the outer cable
jacket;

an inner cable jacket extending within the internal passageway of the outer jacket;
twisted pairs of insulated electrical conductors extending within the internal passageway along the length of the cable jacket,
each twisted pair comprising two insulated electrical conductors twisted together in a helical manner, the inner cable jacket
surrounding the twisted pairs; and

at least two optical fibers extending within the internal passageway along the length of the cable jacket, wherein the optical
fibers are independently held within the internal passageway of the cable jacket relative to each other, the inner cable jacket
surrounding a first of the optical fibers, a second of the optical fibers extending between the inner and outer jackets.

US Pat. No. 9,383,524

FIBER CONNECTOR AND ADAPTER

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic connector and adapter assembly comprising:
a fiber optic connector having:
an outer connector housing having a longitudinal connector axis;
an optical fiber disposed within said connector housing and having a terminal end exposed through an opening in a leading
end of said connector housing;

a cover carried on said connector housing and pivotally connected thereto to pivot between a cover open and a cover closed
position, said cover in said cover closed position covering said opening, said cover in said cover open position exposing
said opening;

said connector housing including a longitudinal connector guide aligned with said longitudinal connector axis, said connector
housing including a retaining clip carried thereon;

said cover including a cam pin receiving slot;
an adapter having:
an adapter housing having a longitudinal adapter axis and having walls defining an interior and an open end sized to receive
said leading end with said longitudinal connector axis aligned with said longitudinal adapter axis;

a fiber coupling mechanism contained within said interior to couple with said optical fiber when said connector housing is
inserted into said adapter housing to a fully inserted position;

a longitudinal adapter guide disposed to cooperate with said longitudinal connector guide to direct said opening into axial
alignment with said fiber coupling mechanism as said connector housing is inserted into said adapter housing to said fully
inserted position;

a cam pin disposed within said interior to be received within said cam pin receiving slot and urge said cover from said cover
closed position to said cover open position as said connector housing is inserted into said adapter housing to said fully
inserted position, the cam pin is further disposed to urge said cover from said cover open position to said cover closed position
as said connector housing is removed from said adapter housing.

US Pat. No. 9,130,609

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSPORTING DIGITAL RF SIGNALS

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A distributed antenna system comprising:
a master unit comprising:
an analog-to-digital converter configured for using a sample rate to convert a-downlink RF signals of a plurality of bands
to digital downlink signals; and

a re-sampling device configured for outputting re-sampled digital downlink signals by re-sampling the digital downlink signals
at customized resample rates that are different than the sample rate and that are based on at least one factor such that a
number of octets consumed in a payload by the plurality of bands is reduced as compared to the plurality of bands at the sample
rate, the at least one factor including a bandwidth associated with the downlink RF signals,

wherein the master unit is configured for providing the re-sampled digital downlink signals to a communication medium that
is a cable; and

a remote unit positionable remotely from the master unit, the remote unit being configured to receive the re-sampled digital
downlink signals with the number of octets consumed by the plurality of bands reduced as compared to the plurality of bands
at the sample rate from the communication medium, the remote unit comprising:

a second re-sampling device configured for re-sampling the re-sampled digital downlink signals at resample rates that are
reciprocal to the customized resample rates to output the digital downlink signals; and

a digital-to-analog converter configured for converting the digital downlink signals to the downlink RF signals of the plurality
of bands.

US Pat. No. 9,921,382

TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENCLOSURE WITH DUAL EXTENDING CABLE PORT WALLS

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY BE...

1. A telecommunications apparatus comprising:
an enclosure defining a plurality of cable ports bounded by cable port walls;
a first portion of each cable port wall being disposed inside the enclosure;
a second portion of each cable port wall being disposed outside of the enclosure; and
a port assembly including a body defining a passage extending between opposite first and second ends, the body being disposed
within the cable port wall of a first of the cable ports so that the first end of the body extends into the enclosure from
the first portion of the cable port wall and the second end of the body extends external of the enclosure from the second
portion of the cable port wall, the body being configured to seal one or more fiber optic cables entering the enclosure through
the first cable port.

US Pat. No. 9,813,156

HYBRID FIBER/CU DISTRIBUTION POINT WITH EXTERNAL ONU-TO-DSL CONVERSION UNIT

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A hybrid service terminal for use in a passive fiber optic network, the hybrid service terminal comprising:
a plurality of optical fiber connectors, each coupled to a respective optical fiber for receiving downstream optical frames
from an Optical Line Terminal (OLT);

a plurality of hybrid fiber/copper connectors, each of the hybrid fiber/copper connectors coupled to a respective one of the
plurality of optical fiber connectors; and

a plurality of electrical connectors configured to receive electrical signals from a multi-line converter module over a respective
one of a plurality of electrical conductors;

wherein one of the plurality of hybrid fiber/copper connectors is configured to provide the downstream optical frames to the
multi-line converter module for conversion to the electrical signals;

wherein each of the plurality of electrical connectors is coupled to a respective one of the plurality of hybrid fiber/copper
connectors for providing the electrical signals over a respective metallic drop cable coupled to a respective network terminal
at a corresponding customer premise.

US Pat. No. 9,784,927

INDICATING COMMUNICATIONS COMPONENTS VIA ILLUMINATION

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A connector plug arrangement comprising:
a connector body that is configured to terminate a media segment, the connector body extending between a front and a rear,
the connector body defining a pocket;

a storage device disposed within the pocket of the connector body; and
an indication component coupled to the connector body, the indication component being formed of a light transmissible material,
the indication component having a first portion disposed at the rear of the connector body and a second portion extending
across the pocket of the connector body to enclose the storage device within the pocket.

US Pat. No. 9,500,813

FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A fiber optic connector comprising:
a connector housing defining a distal end and a proximal end; and
a fiber passage extending between the distal end and the proximal end of the connector housing, wherein the fiber passage
of the fiber optic connector has a fiber take-up region that is configured to take-up an excess length of optical fiber within
the fiber passage, the fiber take-up region having an intermediate section positioned between a distal section and a proximal
section, the intermediate section defining an intermediate transverse cross-sectional area, the distal section defining a
distal transverse cross-sectional area, and the proximal section defining a proximal transverse cross-sectional area, the
distal transverse cross-sectional area and the proximal transverse cross-sectional area each being smaller than the intermediate
transverse cross-sectional area, wherein the fiber passage further defines a first transition portion between the distal section
and the intermediate section and a second transition portion between the proximal section and the intermediate section, each
of the first and second transition portions defining a gradual increase in transverse cross-sectional area as the distal and
proximal sections transition to the intermediate section so as to form funnel shaped passages at the first and second transition
portions, the distal transverse cross-sectional area being defined at a location that is proximally offset from the distal
end of the connector housing.

US Pat. No. 9,500,817

CONNECTORS AND ADAPTERS WITH AUTO-LATCHING FEATURES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A plug connector comprising:
a plug body; and
a latching arrangement including a latch arm pivotally coupled to the plug body, the latch arm being pivotal between an engaging
position and a non-engaging position, the latching arrangement being positioned to hold the plug body within an adapter port
when in the engaging position, the latching arrangement allowing removal of the plug body from the adapter port when in the
non-engaging position, the latch arm being configured to be in the non-engaging position absent an external force.

US Pat. No. 9,472,928

COAXIAL CABLE AND CONNECTOR WITH TUNED CAPACITIVE COUPLING

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A coaxial connector junction, comprising:
(a) a first coaxial connector, comprising:
a first central conductor extension comprising a substantially cylindrical member;
a first outer conductor extension spaced apart from and circumferentially surrounding the first central conductor extension;
and

a first dielectric spacer interposed between the first central conductor extension and the first outer conductor extension;
(b) a second coaxial connector, comprising:
a second central conductor extension, the second central conductor extension including a substantially cylindrical cavity
therein;

a second outer conductor extension spaced apart from and circumferentially surrounding the second central conductor extension;
and

a second dielectric spacer interposed between the second central conductor extension and the second outer conductor extension;
wherein the first coaxial connector engages the second coaxial connector, the substantially cylindrical member of the first
central conductor extension being inserted into the cavity of the second central conductor extension, and the second outer
conductor extension being inserted into the first outer conductor extension such that a capacitive element is created between
the first and second outer conductor extensions by a gap between the first outer conductor extension and the second outer
conductor extension; and

wherein at least one of a length of the gap, an inner diameter of the second outer conductor extension, a thickness of the
capacitive element, and the dielectric constant of the capacitive element is selected such that the return loss of the connector
junction is maintained below a preselected level over a preselected frequency range.

US Pat. No. 9,448,576

PROGRAMMABLE POWER SUPPLIES FOR CELLULAR BASE STATIONS AND RELATED METHODS OF REDUCING POWER LOSS IN CELLULAR SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of powering a tower-mounted cellular radio that is remote from an associated baseband unit, the method comprising:
outputting a direct current (“DC”) power signal from a power supply and supplying the DC power signal that is output from
the power supply to the radio over a power cable;

receiving user input as to a resistance or impedance of the power cable or information from which a resistance or impedance
of the power cable can be determined;

adjusting a voltage level of the DC power signal that is output from the power supply, based at least in part on the received
user input, so that the DC power signal at a radio end of the power cable that is remote from the power supply has a substantially
constant voltage notwithstanding variation in a current level of the DC power signal that is output from the power supply,

wherein the substantially constant voltage of the DC power signal at the radio end of the power cable exceeds a nominal power
signal voltage of the radio so as to reduce power loss in the power cable as compared to the power loss that occurs in the
power cable when the DC power signal at the radio end of the power cable is at the nominal power signal voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,394,442

HYBRID THERMOPLASTIC GELS AND THEIR METHODS OF MAKING

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of making a hybrid thermoplastic gel comprising:
providing a styrenic block copolymer;
providing a Si-vinyl polymer;
providing heat; and
reacting the styrenic block copolymer and Si-vinyl polymer in the presence of the heat to form a hybrid thermoplastic gel.

US Pat. No. 9,348,105

SPLICE CHIPS FOR OPTICAL FIBER SPLICE CASSETTES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A splice chip comprising:
a base having a first side, an opposite second side, and guide edges along part of a perimeter of the base;
a plurality of separation members extending upwardly from the base to define a plurality of rows, each row including two separation
members;

a plurality of latching fingers extending upwardly from the base to further define the rows, at least one of the rows including
at least a first latching finger, a second latching finger, and a third latching finger, the third latching finger being shorter
than the first and second latching fingers, and the second latching finger being shorter than the first latching finger, the
first, second, and third latching fingers of the at least one row being disposed between the respective two separation members.

US Pat. No. 10,025,055

MULTI-POSITIONABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS TRAY

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A multi-positionable tray assembly for mounting within a chassis of a telecommunications panel, the multi-positionable tray assembly comprising:a) a tray configured to support at least one cable management structure; and
b) a support arm connected to and supporting the tray at a pivot joint such that the tray is rotatable about the pivot joint at a pivot axis between a folded position and an access position, the support arm being configured for removable attachment to the chassis such that the multi-positionable tray can be placed in a removed position away from the chassis and an installed position within the chassis;
c) wherein the tray and the support arm cooperatively define a cable routing pathway extending between a rear side of the tray and an open interior side of the support arm and extending between a first side of the tray and the open interior side.

US Pat. No. 9,900,108

SINGLE LINE PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORK CONVERTER MODULE

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A single line converter module comprising:
a housing;
a fiber optic connector located in the housing and configured to be optically coupled to a service terminal for receiving
downstream optical frames;

a single electrical connector located in the housing and coupled over a metallic medium to a single network terminal providing
a service to respective customer premise equipment (CPE); and

an optical-to-electrical (O/E) converter located in the housing and configured to convert the downstream optical frames for
just the single network terminal to an electrical signal for transmission over the metallic medium to the single network terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,753,229

MANUFACTURE AND TESTING OF FIBER OPTIC CASSETTE

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A fixture for a flexible optical circuit, the fixture comprising:
a main body having a base defining a plurality of holes sized to receive ferrules and a plurality of channels positioned to
receive extensions of the flexible optical circuit, with the extensions of the flexible optical circuit being terminated by
the ferrules;

the base being sized to receive a substrate of the flexible optical circuit, the substrate being coupled to the extensions
of the flexible optical circuit; and

a clamp member positioned to hold the ferrules in place within the holes during assembly of the flexible optical circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,541,726

OPTICAL FIBER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

ADC Czech Republic, s.r.o...

1. A cable mount configured for fixing a strength member of a fiber optic cable to a fixture, the cable mount comprising:
a front end, a rear end, and a longitudinal channel extending between the front end and the rear end, the longitudinal channel
defined by upper and lower transverse walls and a vertical divider wall, the longitudinal channel for receiving a portion
of the fiber optic cable;

a strength member pocket for receiving the strength member of the fiber optic cable, the strength member pocket located on
an opposite side of the divider wall from the longitudinal channel, the strength member pocket communicating with the longitudinal
channel through an opening provided on the divider wall;

a strength member clamp configured to fix the strength member of the fiber optic cable against axial pull relative to the
cable mount; and

cable management structures in the form of spools defining at least one notch therebetween that communicates with the longitudinal
channel for managing and guiding optical fibers extending from a jacket of the fiber optic cable either upwardly or downwardly
therethrough, wherein the cable mount is configured to also allow routing of the optical fibers through the longitudinal channel
all the way from the rear end to the front end.

US Pat. No. 9,532,481

COMMUNICATIONS BLADED PANEL SYSTEMS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A blade comprising
a base having a front and a rear;
a circuit board arrangement carried by the base, the circuit board arrangement including a first circuit board mounted at
the front of the base and a second circuit board mounted at the rear of the base, the second circuit board being movable relative
to the first circuit board and relative to the base, the first circuit board being stationary relative to the base when mounted
at the front of the base;

a processor electrically coupled to the first circuit board of the circuit board arrangement, the processor being positioned
at the front of the base;

a plurality of front couplers positioned at the front of the base, each of the front couplers including at least one media
reading interface that is accessible by the processor via the first circuit board of the circuit board arrangement, the at
least one media reading interface contacting pads on the first circuit board, the front couplers defining a plurality of front
ports, the front ports being configured to receive media segments carrying data signals, wherein the processor manages information
received from the media reading interfaces and wherein the processor and the first circuit board are isolated from the data
signals carried by the media segments.

US Pat. No. 9,456,385

CONFIGURING A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method comprising:
developing a configuration plan for communication transport links between a unit of a distributed antenna system and remote
antenna units of the distributed antenna system, wherein the configuration plan specifies a configuration of the communication
transport links for transporting digital representations of signals that are received by the unit from at least one base station,
wherein developing the configuring plan comprises:

determining characteristics comprising, for each respective signal of the received signals, a respective frequency occupancy
of the respective signal, a respective digital bandwidth of the respective signal, and a respective coverage zone to which
to provide the respective signal, wherein the respective frequency occupancy comprises a minimum frequency component and a
maximum frequency component of the respective signal, wherein the respective digital bandwidth comprises a bandwidth for communicating
the respective signal via a respective communication transport link,

determining, for each of the communication transport links, a respective available bandwidth,
generating digital data streams representing respective groups of the received signals to be provided to at least one coverage
zone,

sorting the digital data streams by bandwidth of the digital data streams from largest to smallest,
assigning a digital data stream having the largest bandwidth to a first communication transport link coupled to the at least
one coverage zone,

selecting an unassigned digital data stream having a next largest bandwidth,
analyzing a remaining available bandwidth of the first communication transport link and a number of digital data streams assigned
to the first communication transport link,

determining, based on analyzing the remaining available bandwidth, that the digital data stream having the next largest bandwidth
is to be provided on a second communication transport link coupled to the at least one coverage zone, and

assigning the digital data stream having the next largest bandwidth to the second communication transport link; and
outputting the configuration plan.

US Pat. No. 9,435,976

ADAPTER PANEL WITH LATERAL SLIDING ADAPTER ARRAYS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A chassis arrangement comprising:
a) a chassis housing defining an interior accessible through an open front of the chassis housing;
b) a first sliding member coupled to the chassis housing, the first sliding member being configured to slide relative to the
chassis housing so that at least a portion of the first sliding member passes through the open front of the chassis housing;

c) a second sliding member configured to be coupled to the first sliding member, the second sliding member having a row of
fiber optic adapters, and the second sliding member being configured to slide relative to the first sliding member along a
forward-rearward axis; and

d) a front cover configured to pivot between a first cover position and a second cover position, the front cover extending
across the row of adapters when the front cover is in the first cover position.

US Pat. No. 9,048,527

COAXIAL CONNECTOR WITH CAPACITIVELY COUPLED CONNECTOR INTERFACE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A connector with a capacitively coupled connector interface for interconnection with a receiving portion provided with
an inner sidewall, comprising:
a connector body provided with an outer conductor coupling surface at an interface end;
the outer conductor coupling surface covered by an outer conductor dielectric spacer;
the outer conductor coupling surface dimensioned to seat spaced apart from the inner sidewall by the outer conductor dielectric
spacer, when the connector body and the receiving portion are in an interlocked position; and

a releasable retainer dimensioned to secure the connector body and the receiving portion in the interlocked position; the
releasable retainer electrically isolated from the connector body by a retainer dielectric spacer.

US Pat. No. 9,594,227

SEALING BLOCK WITH STACKABLE SEALING ELEMENTS

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY BE...

1. A seal block assembly comprising:
a housing defining at least one slot;
a seal block element positioned in the at least one slot, the seal block element including a seal block body having a first
body portion mated to a second body portion, and a first seal portion mated with a second seal portion for sealing cables;
and

a tab and slot arrangement being positioned between the seal block element.

US Pat. No. 9,413,439

DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM FOR MIMO COMMUNICATIONS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method for determining placement of a plurality of antennas of a distributed antenna system for handling MIMO signals
in an environment comprising:
at a first location, simulating the communication of a first MIMO signal by a first remote unit over an air interface in the
environment;

at a second location, simulating the communication of a second MIMO signal by a second remote unit over an air interface in
the environment;

the first and second locations arranged within the environment to provide overlapping signal coverage of both the first MIMO
signal and the second MIMO signal at a third location in the environment; and

with a device having at least one processor, receiving the MIMO signals and analyzing at least an imbalance of received power
between the first and second MIMO signals within the environment at a third location in order to determine whether a desired
capacity for MIMO communications with the system has been achieved at the third location.

US Pat. No. 9,386,546

UPLINK NOISE MINIMIZATION

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of controlling uplink signal power in a distributed antenna system having a master unit and a plurality of remote
units and coupled with a base station, the method comprising:
monitoring a noise condition of an uplink signal path in the distributed antenna system including determining the noise contribution
from the distributed antenna system that is presented to the base station;

determining the receive noise floor of the base station;
evaluating the determined noise contribution and receive noise floor and, based on the evaluation, adjusting an uplink gain
that is applied to uplink signals from the distributed antenna system to a base station.

US Pat. No. 9,368,917

TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING SYSTEM, AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTION MODULE AND SHIELDING INTERFACE THEREFOR

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A telecommunications cabling system, including:
(a) an earthed support; and
(b) at least one connection module mounted to the earthed support, including:
(i) a housing for a plurality of electrical contact members, the housing having a plurality of recesses to receive wires of
at least one shielded cable and having at least one groove;

(ii) at least one opening to receive an end of an electrical connector to place electrical contacts at the end of the electrical
connector in direct or indirect electrical communication with at least some of the wires; and

(iii) a shielding interface for the connection module that is simultaneously contactable with shielding of the shielded cable,
a corresponding shielding interface of the electrical connector, and the earthed support, the shielding interface for the
connection module including at least one electrically conductive finger to seat within the at least one groove, the at least
one electrically conductive finger contactable with the shielding interface of the electrical connector.

US Pat. No. 9,325,065

SHARED ANTENNA ARRAYS WITH MULTIPLE INDEPENDENT TILT

CommScope Technologies LL...

10. An antenna, comprising:
a. a feed network, having:
1. a first RF input for a first sub-band coupled to a first sub-band tilt control;
2. a second RF input for a second sub-band coupled to a second sub-band tilt control, the second sub-band tilt control being
controllable independently with respect to the first sub-band tilt control;

3. a combiner network having a first branchline hybrid coupled to the first sub-band tilt control and a second branchline
hybrid coupled to the second sub-band tilt control, the combiner network including a first diplexer coupled to first outputs
of the first and second branchline hybrids and a second diplexer coupled to second outputs of the first and second branchline
hybrids, the combiner network also having at least one output comprising a combination of the first sub-band signal and the
second sub-band signal; and

4. a beamforming network, the beamforming network coupled to at least one output of the first and second diplexers of the
combiner network and having a plurality of RF outputs; and

b. an array of radiating elements, the radiating elements being coupled to the RF outputs.

US Pat. No. 9,235,010

ROBUST OPTICAL CRIMP CONNECTOR

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An optical connector, comprising: a cable gland dimensioned for coupling with a body; a crimp seat with a shoulder; the
shoulder dimensioned larger than a bore of the cable gland; a duplex shell seated within a bore of the body, the duplex shell
dimensioned to retain a pair of optical connectors; the duplex shell provided with a crimp support; the crimp seat and the
crimp support dimensioned to receive a crimp ferrule and a connect crimp ferrule, respectively, thereover; further including
a strain relief coupled to a cable end of the cable gland; a spring finger array of the cable gland projecting from a cable
end of the cable gland and a seal; the strain relief provided with a bore with a ramp surface, the ramp surface dimensioned
to drive the spring finger array radial inward compressing the seal against an outer diameter of the armored optical cable.

US Pat. No. 9,784,926

INDICATING COMMUNICATIONS COMPONENTS VIA ILLUMINATION

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY UK...

1. A plug connector comprising:
a plug body holding a terminated end of an optical fiber, the plug body having a length extending between a forward end and
a rearward end, the plug body also having a width extending between opposite sides of the plug body; and

an indicator member coupled to the plug body, the indicator member being formed of a light transmissible material, the indicator
member having a first portion that extends across the width of the plug body at the rear of the plug body, the indicator member
also including a second portion that extends forwardly along the length of the plug body from the first portion of the indicator
member.

US Pat. No. 9,768,556

CONNECTOR WITH CAPACITIVE CROSSTALK COMPENSATION TO REDUCE ALIEN CROSSTALK

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. A telecommunications connector comprising:
a plurality of electrical conductors arranged in differential pairs;
a circuit board having a plurality of conductive layers, the plurality of conductive layers including a first conductive layer,
a second conductive layer and a third conductive layer, the second conductive layer being positioned between the first and
third conductive layers, the circuit board including a cross-talk compensation arrangement for applying capacitance between
at least some of the electrical conductors, the cross-talk compensation arrangement including a plurality of open-ended conductive
paths that provide a first capacitive coupling at a first discrete capacitive coupling location at the first conductive layer
and a second capacitive coupling at a second discrete capacitive coupling location at the third conductive layer, the second
conductive layer including a conductive plate positioned between the first and second discrete capacitive coupling locations,
the conductive plate including a first surface that faces toward the first discrete capacitive coupling location and an opposite
second surface that faces toward the second discrete capacitive coupling location, wherein the conductive plate and the first
and second discrete capacitive coupling locations are relatively positioned such that: a) the first surface is adapted to
reflect radiant energy from the first discrete capacitive coupling location back towards the first discrete capacitive coupling
location to intensify the first capacitive coupling; and b) the second surface is adapted to reflect radiant energy from the
second discrete capacitive coupling location back towards the second discrete capacitive coupling location to intensify the
second capacitive coupling.

US Pat. No. 9,722,367

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING A SINGLE LOCALIZED READ TRANSACTION IN WHICH MULTIPLE RFID TAGS ARE READ

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A method of reading RFID tags in an interconnection system comprising at least one port at which a connection can be made
between a first cable having a first connector associated with a first side of the port and a second cable having a second
connector associated with a second side of the port, the method comprising:
initiating a localized read transaction that is targeted to read any RFID tag attached to the first connector associated with
the first side of the port and that is targeted to read any RFID tag attached to the second connector associated with the
second side of the port;

as a part of the localized read transaction, reading any RFID tag configured to respond to a first RFID interrogation signal
that is transmitted, wherein the first connector comprises an attached RFID tag that is configured to respond to the first
RFID interrogation signal; and

as a part of the localized read transaction, reading any RFID tag configured to respond to a second RFID interrogation signal
that is transmitted, wherein the second connector comprises an attached RFID tag that is configured to respond to the second
RFID interrogation signal.

US Pat. No. 9,684,142

RAPID DISTRIBUTION TERMINAL

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. A fiber distribution terminal comprising:
a housing, the housing including an intermediate housing body defining a rear wall, a front cover cooperating with the intermediate
housing body to define a front compartment and a rear cover cooperating with the intermediate housing body to define a rear
compartment;

a spool arrangement that can rotate relative to the housing about an axis of rotation, the spool arrangement including a drum
portion centered on the axis of rotation and a flange that rotates with the drum portion about the axis of rotation;

a fiber optic adapter carried with the flange and positioned within the housing, the fiber optic adapter including first and
second ports;

a connectorized pigtail carried with the flange and positioned within the housing;
a fiber optic cable coiled on the drum portion of the spool arrangement and optically connected to the connectorized pigtail;
and

wherein the spool arrangement rotates relative to the housing when the fiber optic cable is paid out, and wherein the drum
portion can be removed from the flange after the fiber optic cable has been paid out to provide the fiber distribution terminal
with a compact configuration, wherein the rear cover is removed from the intermediate housing body to provide the fiber distribution
terminal with the compact configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,556,336

DRY SILICONE GELS AND THEIR METHODS OF MAKING

COMMSCOPE CONNECTIVITY BE...

1. A method of making a dry silicone gel comprising:
providing a first set of components comprising: (1) a base polymer having a vinyl- silicone group, and (2) an addition cure
catalyst;

providing a second set of components comprising: (1) a crosslinker having three or four Si-H groups, (2) a chain extender
having two Si-H groups, and (3) additional base polymer having a vinyl-silicone group; and

mixing the first and second set of components together to form the dry silicone gel, wherein the dry silicone gel has a hardness
between 100 g and 300 g, and a mole fraction of hydride present as crosslinker between 0.2 and 0.5, wherein the base polymer
and additional base polymer are each a vinyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxane each having a molecular weight between 28,000
g/mol and 70,000 g/mol.

US Pat. No. 9,509,487

SYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER OF STREAMING DATA IN A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A method of generating a jitter reduced clock signal from signal transmitted over a communication medium, the method comprising:
receiving, with high speed data interface circuitry, a modulated signal that includes a binary encoded data stream;
generating a recovered clock signal from the modulated signal that tracks the long-term drift in the modulated signal; and
generating a jitter reduced clock signal by filtering the recovered clock signal with a filtering circuit having a bandwidth
sufficient to remove jitter while allowing the jitter reduced clock signal to track the drift in the modulated signal.

US Pat. No. 9,448,378

ADAPTER PANEL WITH LATERAL SLIDING ADAPTER ARRAYS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A chassis arrangement comprising:
a) a chassis housing defining an interior accessible through an open front of the chassis housing;
b) a first sliding member coupled to the chassis housing, the first sliding member extending between a front and a rear, the
first sliding member being configured to slide relative to the chassis housing so that at least a portion of the first sliding
member passes through the open front of the chassis housing;

c) a row of front ports supported by the first sliding member and configured to slide relative to the first sliding member
along an axis extending between the front and rear of the first sliding member, each front port defining a fiber optic connection
location; and

d) a front cover configured to pivot between an open position and a closed position, the front cover extending across the
row of front ports when the cover is in the closed position.

US Pat. No. 9,443,683

RF THERMAL FUSE

CommScope Technologies LL...

22. An RF thermal fuse comprising:
a body positionable on a transmission line between an RF signal source and an RE device;
a conductive bolt positioned in the body that reflects a portion of a signal power of an RF signal from the RF signal source
when the conductive bolt is in contact with a live conductor of the transmission line; and

a driving mechanism that causes the conductive bolt to contact the live conductor in response to a temperature at a measurement
point colocated with the transmission line exceeding a threshold temperature.

US Pat. No. 9,435,974

ADAPTER PANEL WITH LATERAL SLIDING ADAPTER ARRAYS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A chassis arrangement comprising:
a) a chassis housing defining an interior accessible through an open front of the chassis housing;
b) a first sliding member coupled to the chassis housing, the first sliding member extending between a front and a rear, the
first sliding member being configured to slide relative to the chassis housing so that at least a portion of the first sliding
member passes through the open front of the chassis housing, the first sliding member including a first member of a rail and
guide arrangement that is carried with the first sliding member;

c) a second sliding member coupled to the first sliding member, the second sliding member having a plurality of front fiber
optic ports and the second sliding member being configured to slide relative to the first sliding member along an axis extending
between the front and rear of the first sliding member, the second sliding member including a second member of a rail and
guide arrangement that is carried with the second sliding member, wherein the first and second members of the rail and guide
arrangement cooperate to enable sliding of the second sliding member relative to the first sliding member.

US Pat. No. 9,380,874

CABLE INCLUDING A SECURE PHYSICAL LAYER MANAGEMENT (PLM) WHEREBY AN AGGREGATION POINT CAN BE ASSOCIATED WITH A PLURALITY OF INPUTS

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A communication media comprising:
a cable including:
one or more communication paths extending from a first end to a second end;
a first connector assembly terminating the first end of the one or more communication paths, the first connector assembly
including a physical layer management (PLM) interface that is isolated from signals on the one or more communication paths,
the first connector assembly including a programmable processor coupled to a storage device, the programmable processor coupled
to the PLM interface, wherein the programmable processor is configured to perform secure communications with another device
coupled to the PLM interface to communicate physical layer information regarding the communication media to the other device;
and

a second connector assembly terminating the second end of the one or more communication paths;
whereby an aggregation point can associate a first port on the other device to which the first connector assembly is inserted
with the first connector assembly or the communication media using the physical layer information.

US Pat. No. 9,829,667

TOOLING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A FIBER OPTIC ARRAY

CommScope Connectivity UK...

1. A fixture for forming a fiber optic array that defines a plurality of discrete fibers extending from a spaced-apart arrangement
to a consolidated arrangement wherein the fibers are layered next to each other for a further securing process that keeps
the fibers together, the fixture comprising:
first and second contact blades that are configured to slide toward each other within guide tracks provided on the fixture
along a direction transverse to longitudinal axes of the fibers for consolidating the fibers, the fixture further defining
channels at a front end thereof for supporting the fibers in the spaced-apart arrangement, wherein the fixture includes a
first clamp adjacent the front end of the fixture for keeping the fibers within the channels in the spaced-apart arrangement
and a second clamp adjacent a rear end of the fixture for keeping the fibers against a bearing surface of the fixture for
contact by the transversely moving contact blades, the second clamp slidable in a direction from the rear end of the fixture
toward the front end of the fixture.

US Pat. No. 9,798,096

MANAGED FIBER CONNECTIVITY SYSTEMS

COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LL...

1. An adapter assembly comprising:
at least a first adapter block having a first side and a second side, the first adapter block defining at least a first passage,
each passage extending between a front port and a rear port, the first side of the first adapter block defining at least a
first aperture providing access between the first passage and an exterior of the first adapter block;

a circuit board disposed at the first side of the first adapter block so that the circuit board extends across the first aperture;
a first contact set disposed in the first aperture, the first contact set having a first orientation; and
a second contact set disposed in the first aperture, the second contact set having a second orientation that is rotated 180°
from the first orientation.

US Pat. No. 9,741,229

OPTICAL SENSOR, OPTICAL SENSOR ASSEMBLY AND MONITORING DEVICE

CommScope Connectivity Be...

15. A monitoring device, comprising:
at least one optical sensor assembly, each of the at least one optical sensor assembly including:
an optical sensor including:
a holding sleeve;
a fixed ferrule fixedly mounted in said holding sleeve;
a movable ferrule movably mounted in said holding sleeve, a predetermined distance existing between a first movable end of
said movable ferrule and a first fixed end of said fixed ferrule in said holding sleeve;

a reflection part arranged at a second movable end of said movable ferrule opposite to said first movable end, for reflecting
light entering the movable ferrule; and

an actuation part, said actuation part being constructed to drive said movable ferrule to move so that said first movable
end moves towards said first fixed end; and

an optical cable transmission device, constructed to be optically coupled to a second fixed end of said fixed ferrule, for
transmitting light incident to said fixed ferrule and light reflected from said reflection part,

wherein the optical sensors of said optical sensor assembly being respectively mounted to at least one monitored object; and
an optical time domain reflectometer, constructed to emit a main beam towards said optical sensors through the optical cable
transmission device of the optical sensor assembly and receive a reflected beam reflected from said optical sensors, the optical
path distances between said optical time domain reflectometer and the optical sensors being different from one another.

US Pat. No. 9,450,351

STANDARD ANTENNA INTERFACE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A mount assembly comprising:
a bracket assembly attachable to a tower-mounted equipment; and
at least one jumper cable having at least one ohmic connector for connecting to the tower-mounted equipment and at least one
capacitive connector;

where the at least one capacitive connector comprises an RF interconnection module mounted on the bracket assembly.