News tagged with radio communications

Tiny Satellites for Big Science

The shrinking technology of cell phones, laptops and cameras are now leading to palm-sized satellites. Easy to build and affordable, these small satellites offer a new way to conduct astrobiology research. ...

Jul 12, 2010
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Radio signals research scans new horizons

A study at the University of Leicester aims to understand the reasons why radio signals sometimes act unpredictably- travelling beyond the horizon and interfering with other signals.

Jun 22, 2010
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Honey, I shrunk the receiver

(PhysOrg.com) -- CSIRO and Australian company Sapphicon Semiconductor Pty Ltd have signed an agreement to jointly develop a complete radio receiver on a chip measuring just 5 mm x 5 mm that could eventually ...

Mar 17, 2010
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Positioning with awiloc

With awiloc, the WLAN positioning technology, Fraunhofer researchers present new tools and an adaptable portfolio of services for building reference databases to be used throughout Europe. The technology will ...

Feb 12, 2010
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Explained: Gallager codes

In the 1948 paper that created the field of information theory, MIT grad (and future professor) Claude Shannon threw down the gauntlet to future generations of researchers. In those predigital days, communications ...

Jan 21, 2010
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Obama administration seeks more wireless spectrum

(AP) -- The Obama administration is calling on federal regulators to make more radio spectrum available for wireless Internet services to compete with broadband plans provided by the major phone and cable companies.

Jan 04, 2010
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