Archive for October 2, 2017 | Daily archive page

Amateur Radio Hams get Satellite from the US to run BBS on

FalconSAT-3 was built in 2005 and 2006 by cadets and faculty in the Space Systems Research Center at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. In amateur service the downlink is at 435.103 MHz transmitting 1W into a ¼ whip that extends from a corner of the satellite near the Lightband separation ring. […]

Kalashnikov Unveils Flying ‘Hovercycle’

A Russian defense manufacturer named after the inventor of the AK-47 showed off its “flying car” to company officials and the Internet. The “car,” which has sixteen sets of rotors, could have military applications down the road including scouting, communications, and other tasks. The unnamed vehicle was demonstrated Monday by officials at Kalashnikov Concern, part […]

 
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