The fourth, two-day RadComms conference organised by the ACMA, provided an opportunity to hear the latest spectrum developments, participate in open forums and exchange ideas with radio communications professionals from across industry and government.
While spectrum, its accessibility, allocation and use were the all-absorbing topics of the ACMA’s fourth RadComms conference, the authority’s chairman, Chris Chapman, covered a range of other topics in his opening address in Melbourne. This is an edited version of his presentation.
Tait Radio Communications has strengthened its senior management team with two new members.
Andrew Solutions, the CommScope division, has promoted Navin Vohra to be vice-president of sales, Asia Pacific.
APCO Australasia has launched its new website that has been redesigned to include new information and services to better meet the needs of members and industry.
The announcement confirming the size of the spectrum 'digital dividend' from analog television switch-off has paved the way for the ACMA to consult potential spectrum purchasers.
Vertex Standard has appointed Audioxtra as a primary distribution partner for its product range in Australia.
Imec and the Holst Centre have developed an ultra-low-power 2.4 GHz/915 MHz receiver with good sensitivity. The receiver runs on a record low power consumption of 51 µW when on continuously. It occupies 0.36 mm2 in 90 nm CMOS, and for 10 Kbps on-off keying reception it achieves -69 dBm and -80 dBm sensitivity at 2.4 GHz and 915 MHz.
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.
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, 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.
The widespread growth of WiMAX in India has prompted Berkeley Varitronics to open a sales office in Pune, India.
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.