Imagine that you?re coordinating a large scale search-and-rescue mission in a cave. You need to know where all your groups are, and whether or not they?ve found anything. But how do they all communicate to the command center?
You may remember Jay Radcliffe as the white hat hacker who in 2011 took the stage at a security conference and showed that the wireless communication in his own insulin pump was not secure and could be subjected to attack.
Broadcast engineers have acquired (or perhaps in some cases cultivated) an often-undeserved reputation as a curmudgeonly sort. Therefore, in light of the Thanksgiving season, Radio asked readers why they are glad to work in the industry and what makes them glad to go to work. Read a few responses below.
The breakout kit provides a breakout board to use the Raspberry Pi clock generator as an RF source or simple amateur radio transmitter.
Following its July 10, 2015, launch, the DeorbitSail satellite has achieved some, but not all, of its mission objectives, including contact with the satellite, solar panel deployment, and taking pictures of Earth. The satellite, a University of Surrey research project, carries a 1200 bps BPSK beacon transmitting on 145.975 MHz. DeorbitSail is a 3U CubeSat with a deployable sail to demonstrate rapid deorbiting.
DX Engineering of Tallmadge, Ohio, has acquired the assets of InLogis and the exclusive right to manufacture and sell the Inlogis (formally Pixel) Active Magnetic Loop Antenna, model RF-PRO-1B. All manufacturing operations and equipment for the RF-PRO-1B have been moved from Golden, Colorado, to Tallmadge, Ohio.
Sen Roger Wicker (R-MS), who is the sponsor of the Amateur Radio Parity Act (S. 1685) in the US Senate, has praised the bill?s approval by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Several youngsters from across the city this past weekend were treated with a special opportunity to chat with Santa Claus via radio and video feed thanks to the ingenuity of the Amateur Radio Club of Moose Jaw.