Satellite trial gives remote schools high-speed broadband

09 July, 2010

An eight-week trial of satellite-delivered, high-speed broadband for two remote rural South Island schools in New Zealand has been completed. The trial, aimed to test the effectiveness of satellite as a means of providing a high-speed broadband link, was conducted in Winchester Rural School in Canterbury and Haast Rural School on the west coast.

Samtec Modified & Custom Interconnects Design Guide

25 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Samtec ANZ

The Modified & Custom Interconnects Design Guide, available both online and in print, details capabilities for application-specific products, whether simple modifications to standard systems or custom designs.

Daniels Electronics named VIATeC Technology company of the year

18 May, 2010

Daniels Electronics, international supplier of radio base stations, repeaters and paging transmitters for public safety and natural resource applications, was named Technology Company of the Year at the annual Victoria Advanced Technology (VIATeC) awards banquet held on Thursday 13 May.

India sales office

15 May, 2010

The widespread growth of WiMAX in India has prompted Berkeley Varitronics to open a sales office in Pune, India.

Drive to increase car security

03 May, 2010

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.

NovAtel OEMStar range GPS receiver

13 April, 2010 | Supplied by: GPSat Systems Australia Pty Ltd

NovAtel has released its OEMStar product range consisting of an L1 receiver that tracks both GPS and GLONASS signals simultaneously.

New radio telescope receiver - and it's all on one microchip!

09 April, 2010

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.

Compliance testing results released

31 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Tait Communications

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.

Analyser workshops

25 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Agilent Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Agilent is holding a series of spectrum analyser workshops in major cities across Australia.

Dealer of the year

22 February, 2010

TR Bearcom has been named the 2009 Motorola Australasian Dealer of the Year.

Partnership formed

17 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Radio Systems Technologies

Radio Systems Technologies (RST) has established a partnership with The JRD Group. Both companies are based in Melbourne.

60th anniversary celebrations

10 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Daniels Electronics Ltd

Daniels Electronics has started a celebration of its 60th anniversary leading up to the actual incorporation date on December 9. The following history of the company is extracted from its website.

2.5 GHz band under discussion

05 February, 2010

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).

Terry Daniels wins award

29 January, 2010 | Supplied by: Daniels Electronics Ltd

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."

In-flight phone calls approved

18 January, 2010

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.

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