A Martian Tribute

Professor Steve Squyres of New York’s Cornell University has named a beautiful piece of Martian landscape after his recently departed friend and colleague, the British scientist Colin Pillinger. Squyres, who leads the team in charge of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover, felt that naming a portion of the red planet in honour of his friend would ...

Inventors That Changed the World: Al Gross

Much like Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character in the movie ‘Twins’, the walkie-talkie can claim to have many fathers. However, one of the most prominent names in the debate (and maybe the one with the single strongest claim to having invented the walkie-talkie) is Canadian/American inventor Al Gross. The son of Romanian immigrants, Al Gross was born ...

CML ntros NXDN radio fast-track processor

Again one more article i thought was remarkable on the issue of Radio’s, what would you do if i didn’t post this ehh? you’d have to look at the initial article, the chances you found it would be slim, so deem yourself fortunate that i’ve shared this excellent article with you. CML Microcircuits, a leading ...

What is the Best Bluetooth Headset for Running?

Asked by Hiromi in Osaka Hi Hiromi, How’s life in Japan? I’d love to visit one day, but until then, here’s your answer… It all depends on how much you sweat. Yes, I know that’s a little bit indelicate of me, but unfortunately it happens to be true. I’ve read many, many customer reviews of ...

Orwigsburg council approves radio purchase for communications system update

This article is posted with the faithful permission of Radio.com, that is the original site. please get consent from that website before reposting this piece of writing. The borough council approved the purchase of six radios to use with the recent emergency communications system updates to the police department at a cost of $27,000 at ...

how much is a pay as you go iphone 5

I don’t actually have an iPhone, in fact, I personally know very little about them. I do, however, swear by ‘Pay & Go’ as a system of phone payment. Following a long and arduous experience with a phone company (a major one) who regularly took far too much money from my bank account, admitted to ...

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa Saves Over $100K in Annual Cost and Increases Staff Efficiency

With its newest resort opening its doors in early 2010, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa wanted to ensure that its new flagship property maintained and even exceeded its already high standards for guest satisfaction. Choosing MOTOTRBO over cellular push-to-talk technology, the hotel saved $14,000 per month in service fees, significantly ...

Noise-canceling Headset Technology?

There are two main methods of noise cancellation (although a third shall also be detailed a bit later on) with regards to headsets, earphones and other portable devices. Here’s a bit about them and how they work…  The first type of noise cancellation basically occurs whenever anything obstructs the inner ear; this has the effect ...

Two-Way Radios Play a Role as Construction Industry Builds Momentum

This short article is posted by the faithful authorization of two way radio.com, which is the original blog. please get permission from that website before reposting this piece. The construction industry is on a roll, according to experts who project construction starts will be up 9% this year, on top of last year’s 5% gain. ...

How does an aeroplane’s ‘black box’ work?

After doing a little research, I can now tell you (basically) everything you ever wanted to know about black boxes… In the average commercial aircraft, you’ll find the presence of multiple (usually four) microphones in the cockpit at any given time. They are located in the pilot and co-pilot’s headsets, as well as in the ...