ANS-121 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for May 1 – AMSAT

AMSAT NEWS SERVICEANS-121 The AMSAT News Service bulletins are a free, weekly news and information service of AMSAT, The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation. ANS publishes news related to Amateur Radio in Space including reports on the activities of a worldwide group of Amateur Radio operators who share an active interest in designing, building, launching and … Read more

NIST and the Titanic: How the Sinking of the Ship Improved Wireless Communications for Navigating the Sea

If you’ve seen the movie Titanic starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, then you’ve watched the star-crossed lovers’ untimely end and the tragic sinking of the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic. What the movie didn’t show is that radio played a role in the ship’s communication efforts — though it lacked standards that could have … Read more