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Latest Radio spectrum Stories

2011-02-09 08:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris providing high-frequency (HF) radio systems to U.S. Army for application in detection of biological threats. HF radio system communicates alerts from field to headquarters when system detects biological agents. Demonstrates continued Harris leadership in providing tactical radio technology addressing a range of voice and data requirements of U.S. and allied forces. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international...

2011-02-01 08:06:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DISTRIBUTECH 2011 -- Booth #1344 -- FreeWave Technologies, (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed spectrum radios for mission critical data transmission, today introduced its new LRS data radios for robust industrial wireless data connectivity using licensed spectrum outside the USA. The new data radios expand and complement the already existing licensed spectrum product offerings...

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2010-12-21 05:45:00

US technology firm Qualcomm, after announcing it would end its FLO TV service in October, announced Monday it was selling its US wireless spectrum licenses to telecom giant AT&T for more than 1.9 billion dollars. AT&T said it had agreed to buy out the licenses in the 700 MHz frequency band, which would help provide advanced 4G mobile broadband. The lower 700 MHz spectrum frequency band AT&T is buying covers more than 300 million people in the United States, the companies said in...

2010-11-19 12:38:00

EL SEGUNDO, CA, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ - COM DEV USA, LLC, a subsidiary of COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX: CDV), today announced that it has been awarded a US$6 million contract to provide UHF passive microwave equipment for a US Government satellite payload. Design and production work will be performed at COM DEV USA's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California with delivery scheduled during mid-2012. "Demand for COM DEV USA's legacy products remains strong as we see a...

2010-06-28 13:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- After Lawrence Summers, the White House Director of the National Economic Council, announced the Obama Administration's support to free up 500 MHz of spectrum, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: "We thank the Administration for acknowledging the wireless industry's important role as an economic driver and for recognizing the potential that this spectrum holds for enhancing...

2009-11-12 14:52:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Communications & Power Industries, Inc. (CPI) has received two contracts totaling approximately $4.8 million to support six multi-frequency cloud radar systems. These radar systems will be used by the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM) Climate Research Facility, one of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) national scientific user facilities, for fundamental research on the effects of clouds and precipitation on the...

2009-10-30 17:22:53

Scientists monitor passive radio-wave emissions from diverse objects such as hurricanes and distant galaxies to study Earth's environment and climate and learn more about the universe. However, the radio spectrum is also used by radiating or "active" services -- ranging from aircraft radars to consumer products such as cellular telephones and wireless Internet -- which can interfere with or drown out the weak signals from these passive natural transmissions used for scientific research. A new...

2009-07-13 09:34:00

IRVING, Texas, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that it has added UHF and VHF mobile radios to its award-winning 5300 ES Series Project 25 compliant products. "Military, civilian, and federal, as well as state and local law enforcement agencies need interoperable, reliable, standards-based solutions," said Michael Jalbert, president and chief executive officer of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. "First responders who operate UHF...

2009-06-26 08:45:00

Leader in spread spectrum radios enhances engineering department with the addition of industry veteran BOULDER, Colo., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, has hired Pavel Dorokhin as a senior RF engineer. The addition of Dorokhin to FreeWave's engineering team reflects the company's goal of continuing to develop the best spread spectrum...

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2009-06-18 05:35:54

Although last Friday's transition from analog to digital television went fairly smooth, some viewers are nevertheless having problems receiving the stations they want. Even some tech-savvy viewers, such as Wally Grotophorst of Hamilton, VA, are having issues with the transition, according to the Associated Press. After getting a digital antenna for his digital TV last year, he lost the Washington-based ABC and CBS stations last Friday, despite being able to receive both stations digitally...