The launches were highlighted on the Social Media site Weibo and have been discussed on a space flight forum.
On Sept. 2nd, a billion-ton coronal mass ejection (CME) slammed into Earth’s magnetic field. Campers in the Rocky Mountains woke up in the middle of the night, thinking that the glow they saw was sunrise. No, it was the Northern Lights. People in Cuba read their morning paper by the red illumination of aurora borealis. Earth was peppered by particles so energetic, they altered the chemistry of polar ice.
Digital Rights Management (DRM), the backbone of copyright protection for every form of digital property from games and software to ebooks and music is finally coming to blows with its natural enemy: the open-source software movement.
Even though the state has passed a law fully supporting amateur radio towers in parallel with PRB-1, my township of Warrington refuses to acknowledge it.
When I bought the property two years ago, the zoning fully excused FCC Licensed Amateurs from having to comply with the ‘other’ zoning regarding Wireless Facilities. GREAT! Shortly after I put in my tower permit request, the Township removed all references to Amateur Radio etc and want me to seek relief via a variance.
But long before the internet revolutionized communication, humans experienced a different sort of technological innovation: the telegraph.
The FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) and other FCC website public applications are down for maintenance and will be unavailable from 2200 UTC on Wednesday, September 2, until 1200 UTC on Tuesday, September 8.
Ten years ago, I contributed an article to Radio about the after-effects of Hurricane Katrina, and the lessons learned by the broadcasters that were there. I caught up with Marty Hadfield, now with iHeartMedia in Seattle, and he was gracious in taking time from his busy schedule to answer some questions (again).
Today, the Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc. (QCWA) an international organization of amateur (ham) radio operators—presented a 90 Year Licensed Certificate Award (Serial #1) to Charles ‘Charlie’ Hellman W2RP. Mr. Hellman is 105 years of age and is the oldest living amateur radio operator in the United States and possibly the world.