Talking on your cell phone while driving in South Bend could soon be illegal. The Common Council is considering a proposal that would ban the use of all handheld electronic devices while behind the wheel. It wouldn?t apply to people in emergency situations, or if you are stopped in traffic.
GernsbackThat?s a rather subtle homage to the man hailed as the Father of Magazine Science Fiction and sometimes as the man who gave Science Fiction its name.
On May 18, workers from Wallen Communications in Tucson scaled the 90-foot discone antenna at the Titan Missile Museum to install new lightbulbs and to check the wiring and replace the photo cell – the sensor that turns the lights on at night and off in the morning.
I bought it in 1962 after reading the book “Alas, Babylon.” The early ?60s was a time when nuclear war seemed probable, if not inevitable, and the book was about a group of survivors of such a war in central Florida.
Concerted efforts over the last 25 years to popularise amateur ham radio has made Bengaluru the ham capital today. With nearly 5,000 licensed enthusiasts using the amateur radio wireless technology, Bengaluru has the highest number of ham licence holders in the country, which has a total of about 20,000 operators.
A new station set-up this year assists ham radio and communication volunteers to make the race safer – with the drink and medical stations separate from one another to create more frequent stops in case of an emergency.
Duchifat-1, the Israeli high school students 1U CubeSat launched June 19, 2014, is ready for its first public tests. People with the ability to send Compressed APRS location packets are invited to join the tests.
The satellite will collect these packets worldwide along its flight at 620 km high orbit, and will downlink them from time to time over our ground station in Herzliya/Israel.
With all of the publicity given to RadioShack, its bankruptcy, and possible reorganization in the past few months, I decided that it was only fitting to take a look at the electronic retailer?s long and interesting history.
The unsung heroes behind successful Wellington and Wairarapa search and rescue missions (New Zealand)
Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) teams rose to the challenge to provide two high-profile successes in as many days, as police dog Thames and cross-country runner Susan O’Brien were found alive and well in the Tararua and Rimutaka ranges.
Although the first wireless signal was sent on May 11, it was on May 13 when Wales and England were linked by wireless, from Lavernock to Brean Down in Somerset.