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2015-05-19 23:12:51

Maureen Metcalf, founder and CEO of Metcalf & Associates, Inc., was named the Board President to OurWCBE, whose term begins

2015-05-19 16:36:50

Supporting all wireless standards, radio path replicator allows simultaneous testing of RF radios MOORESTOWN, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern OptX today introduced

2015-05-18 12:25:59

Weekend-long special programming to feature concerts and performances by Elton John, Reba McEntire and Melissa Etheridge; live DJ sets from Electric Daisy Carnival in New York by Tiësto, Armin van

2015-05-15 08:23:57

Radio is returning to the streets, and nowhere is this more evident than on historic Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas. NEW BERN, N.C., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new radio

2015-05-12 12:28:32

International Latin rock band to answer questions from SiriusXM listeners and fans in celebration of their latest album, 'Cama Incendiada' NEW YORK, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-05 23:11:02

BearCom Outlines How Summer Activities and Attractions Can Use Two-Way Radios to Manage Crowds, Respond to Emergencies and Improve Guest Services Dallas, TX

2015-05-04 16:29:26

Pritzker Foundation Grant Paves Way for Mobile-Centric Offerings Including OnDemand Experience, Save & Playback Functionality CHICAGO, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Public Media announced

2015-05-04 12:24:01

Special guests including Melissa Joan Hart, Alysia Reiner, Jo Dee Messina, Maureen Sullivan, Amber Sabathia, Regina Calcaterra, and Shelley Ross share the joys, challenges, and gratification of motherhood

2015-04-30 23:05:14

The growth of the Sacramento-based RIA is mirrored by radio show expansion.

2015-04-29 16:28:36

ALBUM ALSO COMES IN AT NUMBER 1 ON THE BILLBOARD R&B AND HIP-HOP CHART SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Love Story -- The second full-length major-label

Latest Radio Reference Libraries

2010-12-03 23:12:19

A walkie-talkie, hand-held and portable, is a two-way radio transceiver. Its development has been credited to Donald L. Hings, Alfred J. Gross, and engineering teams at Motorola. Other armed forces were developing similar designs. Walkie-talkies were commonly used in public safety, commercial and industrial job sites after the war. The walkie-talkies include a half-duplex channel as well as a "push-to-talk" switch that starts transmission. The typical version is similar to a telephone...

2010-10-08 17:45:24

Radio telescopes, used in tracking and collecting data from satellites and space probes, are a form of directional radio antenna used in radio astronomy. They operate on the radio frequency portion of the electromagnetic spectrum where they detect radio sources. Radio telescopes are large parabolic antennas used singly or in an array and are located far from major centers of population in order to avoid electromagnetic interference. Karl Guthe Jansky built the first radio antenna used to...

2010-10-07 15:50:33

A remote control is an electronic device that can operate another piece of electronic equipment wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance. Although it goes by many names, it is most commonly called the remote. They are usually small wireless handheld objects with various buttons and settings. Most of the time, the remote contains a much larger majority of controls than the small amount of primary controls the device itself has. Remotes communicate either through infrared or radio...

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) -- SETI (pronounced SEH-tee) stands for for Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. Interstellar travel is a common theme in science fiction stories, but the obstacles to such journeys are in practice enormous. An alternative approach to interstellar exploration is to survey the sky in hopes of finding transmissions from a civilization on a distant planet, but such an effort has obstacles as well. Overview Visiting another...

2004-10-19 04:45:40

Arecibo Observatory -- The Arecibo Observatory is part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC), a national research center operated by Cornell University under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF is an independent federal agency whose aim is to promote scientific and engineering progress in the United States. NSF funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. Additional support is provided by the National...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.