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2014-10-22 20:25:10

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BriefThe goal of this report is to update LMR-related reports published by Practel in 2010-2011. The report is written for a wide audience of technical, managerial and sales staff of companies involved in the design, manufacturing and utilization of Land Mobile Radio; with the emphasis on Public Safety Communications (PSC) applications. Particular, this report includes:1. The updated analysis of the phased development of P25 radio. The current...

2014-10-22 12:26:22

"Scream Radio" channel is the ultimate Halloween soundtrack of creepy, frightful sounds for trick-or-treating and parties NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today its exclusive Halloween-themed programming beginning Friday, October 24 at 6:00 pm ET. The extensive programming, which will include everything from scary stories for adults to party sounds for kids and families and more, will air across SiriusXM's multiple talk, music, and comedy...

2014-10-21 16:25:31

TOPICPULSE SOCIAL MEDIA MONITORING PROVIDES BROADCASTERS WITH RELIABLE REAL-TIME, RELEVANT ON-AIR PROGRAMMING CONTENT CLEVELAND, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDR Interactive announced today that its TopicPulse (http://www.TopicPulse.com) Social Media Monitoring System has launched new partnerships with E.W. Scripps Television and Hubbard Broadcasting's WTOP-FM in Washington D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153457 TopicPulse is a real-time social media monitoring...

2014-10-20 23:10:00

Buckner International's Shoes for Orphan Souls project is partnering with Air1 Radio in October to encourage support for Air1 and while also providing new shoes to orphans and vulnerable children in the United States and around the world. DALLAS (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to live without shoes, but for many orphans and vulnerable children around the world, it’s a reality. And while new shoes are considered a luxury by some people, many children...

2014-10-20 08:27:47

"The Legend of Ranger, The Reindeer Who Couldn't Fly" cited as "among the best in family-friendly media, products and services" MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opus One Studios, publisher of creative products supporting worthy causes, announced today that its new children's holiday story, "The Legend of Ranger, The Reindeer Who Couldn't Fly," has received the prestigious Silver Award from Mom's Choice Awards® (MCA), an international awards program that recognizes authors,...

2014-10-17 16:22:01

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NPR and WWNO announce the world premiere of NPR Presents Water Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. CDT at the Saenger Theatre. Water combines national and local news coverage, music, poetry, storytelling and visual projections to explore how too much or too little water shapes lives and affects communities around the country and the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152850 NPR Presents Water brings together...

2014-10-16 23:02:28

Ebola comes to America. What Now? Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Ebola comes to America. What Now? WTOP examines the threat of Ebola in the U.S. and beyond in a special one-hour live town hall broadcast, scheduled on Monday, October 20 from 10-11 AM at the Knight TV Studio at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. WTOP midday anchors Bruce Alan and Debra Feinstein will host the forum, with two special guests on the front lines of the Ebola crisis: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the...

2014-10-14 12:27:24

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) has named Deedie Rose as Chair of its Board of Directors, and has appointed Betsy Hannaford to its Board. Both women have long-standing experience with both local and national boards and a personal passion for PRI's work that will be valuable as PRI fulfills its mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130613/DC31772LOGO Ms. Rose is a civic leader, arts patron, collector and volunteer based...

2014-10-07 08:26:05

Fast-growing fitness franchise featured on NBC News in New York City HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CKO Kickboxing, one of the fastest-growing exercise and health franchises, announced today it has opened three new gyms stretching from Santee, California, near San Diego on the West Coast to Clifton, NJ and Park Slope, in Brooklyn, NY on the East Coast. There are plans to add seven more franchises throughout the United States in the next 60 days. Photo -...

2014-10-02 12:26:52

Beasley To Acquire CBS RADIO's Mid-Size Market Stations In Tampa and Charlotte, As Well As WIP-AM In Philadelphia NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS RADIO today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. to swap 13 stations in Tampa and Charlotte, as well as one AM station in Philadelphia for two FM stations in Philadelphia, and three stations in Miami. As a result of the swap, CBS RADIO will for the first time have a presence in Miami,...


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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin