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2014-01-15 08:35:12

The StarLab, MVG's compact and portable multi-purpose antenna test lab has been enhanced with new capabilities and a brand new look PARIS, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An effective tool for antenna measurement where space is limited, cost is critical and the flexibility of a portable system is required, the StarLab has provided years of service to the Telecom, Aerospace & Defense, and Automobile industries, as well as to research institutions. Today, this top selling...

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2010-04-24 09:48:50

The start-up company Star2Earth, reared in the ESA Business Incubation Center in the Netherlands, will improve electricity production from a hydroelectric plant on Lake Laja in Chile by using navigation satellite signals to measure water levels and wave heights. Mounted on the lake's shore, the new Oceanpal sensor will accurately monitor the water level. It does not touch the water so it is almost maintenance-free, an important feature in the remote Andes Mountains. In general, water sensors...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'