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TacSat-4 Enables Polar Region SatCom Experiment
2012-03-11 06:50:30

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter HEALY (WAGB 20) successfully experimented with NRL's TacSat-4 communications satellite, Jan. 24, by communicating from the Bering Sea off the western coast of Alaska to Coast Guard Island, Alameda, Calif. Returning from an escort and icebreaking mission to Nome, Alaska, assisting the Russian tanker Renda delivery of emergency fuel to the town, the USCGC HEALY – Coast Guard's only polar icebreaker – was approximately 260 nautical miles south of the...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

Altman Discusses the Influence of Satcom on Disaster Management Strategies in a Session to Benefit Telecom Managers and Analysts, Procurement Agents, and Contracting Officers Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite service provider has announced CEO and founder Lou Altman has been invited to speak at the upcoming International Disaster Conference and Expo (ICDE) in New Orleans, on Thursday, January 19, at 2 p.m. Altman´s industry...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

Satcom Service, specializing in low voltage installation service and system design and repair, offers 15% discount for first-time customers on all television installations. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 With all the changes in todayâs electronics, itâs hard to decide which (HD) High Definition television or home theater system to choose from. Then there comes the real challenge of properly installing this equipment. Instead of waiting for a...

2011-10-28 07:00:00

Satcom seminar will benefit telecom managers, procurement agents, contracting officers, and telecom analysts. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite service provider has announced CEO and founder Lou Altman will be presenting a free webinar aimed at professionals whose role is to initiate satellite phone purchasing decisions for business continuity and disaster management planning on Wednesday, November 9, and Thursday, November 10, 2011. The...


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2012-03-10 09:09:46

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 26, 1985 at 7:29 PM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on December 3 at 1:33 PM PST. The shuttle orbited 109 times at an altitude of 225 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 2.8 million miles. Three communications satellites were deployed: MORE LOS-B (Mexico), AUSSAT-2 (Australia) and SATCOM KU-2 (RCA Americom). MORELOS-B and AUSSAT-2 were attached to the Payload Assist Module-D motors, SATCOM KU-2 to a...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.