Remote central locking is among the most convenient aspects of modern motoring. Transmission of the radio signal that activates the system is not particularly secure, however. A new encryption technique increases security without draining the key’s battery.
La Trobe University has signed a contract with Sydney-based semiconductor firm Sapphicon to help build one of the world's smallest and most advanced radio receiver microchips.
Tait Radio Communications is among the first land mobile radio manufacturers able to issue test reports and supplier’s declaration of compliance statements as part of the inaugural P25 Compliance Assessment Program (CAP) tests.
TR Bearcom has been named the 2009 Motorola Australasian Dealer of the Year.
The ACMA has released a discussion paper as part of its review of the pricing, planning and licensing arrangements for spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band. The 2.5 GHz band is currently used primarily by free-to-air TV broadcasters for electronic news gathering (ENG).
The chairman of the Daniels Electronics board, Terry G Daniels, is this year's recipient of the Radio Club of America's Fred M Link Award, "For his substantial contribution to the advancement and development of Land Mobile Radio and Communications."
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released a discussion paper containing proposals for establishing radiocommunications licensing arrangements for in-flight mobile communications on aircraft.
For each of the last three years, I seem to have said the same thing - RadioComms Connect is better, bigger, more crowded; there is more enthusiasm, more positive feedback than the last one; and in 2009 I am saying it all over again.
The 2009 Industry Gala Dinner, hosted by ARCIA, at the Palladium in Melbourne drew over 370 radio communications professionals from far and wide this year, demonstrating the industry’s strength despite growing concerns of stability during the financial crisis earlier this year.
Australia’s latest company handling public safety and emergency communications networks, Airwave Solutions Australia, introduced its portfolio of services at the Radio Comms Connect exhibition and conference in Melbourne.
Today, there are few prouder staff at Tait Radio Communications than Ian Gardiner. One of the original 12 employees of Tait Electronics, Ian fulfilled the wish of late company founder Sir Angus Tait by developing the company’s historical display.