SDR developed for NASA will help track aircraft

20 February, 2017 by

Under a new space-based tracking system, no aircraft would ever have to be off the grid, thanks in part to a software-defined radio developed for NASA.

Big data directory released for IoT innovation

16 February, 2017 by

An Internet of Things (IoT) big data directory has been launched by the GSMA, designed to make harmonised data from multiple sources available to developers.

Hytera to purchase Sepura

10 February, 2017 by

Shareholders have agreed to the purchase of Sepura by company Hytera Communications Corporation.

Consultation open on radio licensing changes

08 February, 2017 by

ACMA has invited feedback on proposed changes to the Citizen Band Radio Stations Class Licence 2015.

NPSTC issues interoperability best practice reports

06 February, 2017 by

NPSTC has issued a master report and three best practice statements that identify specific actions public safety agencies can take to improve emergency communications interoperability.

RAN ICT leadership recognised

03 February, 2017 by

ICT leadership in the Royal Australian Navy has been recognised with a Conspicuous Service Medal.

RSM's monthly spectrum update

01 February, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

New Zealand's regulator has announced the results of a review of spectrum usage and called for feedback on its draft five-year plan.

Radio towers rejected

01 February, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

As one UK council rejects plans for two huge new radio towers, officials in Norway prepare to pull an iconic tower down.

Ergon adds 18 apprentices

01 February, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Eighteen new apprentices, including some training as communications technicians, have begun work with Ergon Energy this week.

Opportunities and risks for the industry

29 January, 2017 by Hamish Duff, President, ARCIA | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

The industry needs to be engaged as new technology emerges with the potential to replace the status quo, says ARCIA's Hamish Duff.

Backhaul: Industry happenings of yesteryear

27 January, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Take a trip down memory lane as we look at what was happening in the Australasian critical communications field way back in 1992 and 2007.

Funding grants offered by Motorola Solutions Foundation

27 January, 2017 by

The Motorola Solutions Foundation will award grants of up to $50,000 for programs that provide technology/engineering and public safety education.

Teltronic gets Siemens gong

25 January, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Teltronic has again been awarded Outstanding Supplier status by Siemens following a regular annual review.

Ajit Pai appointed FCC chairman

25 January, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Ajit Pai, one of the US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) commissioners, has been elevated to the post of chairman.

Reduced satellite taxes welcomed

24 January, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

The ACMA has agreed to reduce Ka band satellite licence taxes by between 30% and 100% in response to industry calls to harmonise Australia's regime with those of other nations.

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