Amateur radio gear heads for the Space Station

16 March, 2020 | Supplied by: JVCKENWOOD Australia Pty Ltd

A Kenwood TM-D710GA amateur radio rig will soon be installed for operational use in the Columbus European laboratory aboard the International Space Station.

Ed Parkinson named Executive Director of FirstNet Authority

16 March, 2020

Edward Parkinson has been named Executive Director of the US First Responder Network Authority board, having been acting in the role since October 2018.

Backhaul — March 2020

16 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Twenty-five years ago the Biscom wide-area trunked network was launched, while in 2010 the UK's Airwave network was seen by some as a model for Australia.

NEC tests new D-band RF IC technology

16 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: NEC Australia Pty Ltd

NEC Corporation says it has successfully demonstrated bidirectional 10 Gbps outdoor transmission using RF IC technology compatible with the D-band.

Baptism of fire for critical communications

12 March, 2020 by Hamish Duff, President, ARCIA | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

The summer bushfires brought out the best in the industry as everyone rallied to keep communications networks up and running, says ARCIA's Hamish Duff.

Spectrum analysis and interference seminar in Sydney

02 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Keysight Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Keysight Technologies Australia will host a free FieldFox B-series seminar in Sydney on 18 March.

PTIG issues P25 cost-sharing white paper

27 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Project 25 Technology Interest Group has published a new white paper on how P25 sharing can influence cost savings and improved interoperability in the US.

Tech developments on show at NZ conference

25 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

Comms Connect New Zealand is a must-attend event for everyone in business- and mission-critical comms.

Emergency comms a priority for SmartSat CRC

24 February, 2020

Bolstering emergency communications is a top priority for SmartSat CRC, following Australia's crippling summer bushfires.

Australia and the WRC — seeking spectrum harmony

20 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Australia's delegation to the WRC-19 focused on advancing the nation's legitimate interests in spectrum policy and technology matters.

Comms professionals to access 5G training and certification

19 February, 2020

Communications technology and business professionals are set to access end-to-end 5G training through Nokia's new certification program.  

Mastercom appoints Dale Doyle as general manager

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Mastercom

Australian two-way radio communications firm Mastercom has appointed Dale Doyle as its first female general manager.

US budget request includes US$72m for the NTIA

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The funding would be used to modernise spectrum management, improve the security of telecommunications infrastructure and boost research.

Mobile bandwidth, SDN will drive telcos in 2020: report

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Faster mobile bandwidth and SDN will reshape Australia's telco sector in 2020 and provide new opportunities for operators, according to new research.

ARCIA 2020 event calendar released

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

ARCIA has released its calendar of conferences, training workshops, industry dinners and awards nights for 2020.

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