With an eye on widespread internet access and defense, many space agencies and companies have zeroed in on laser-based systems for satellite-to-satellite communication.
March 24, 2022 by Arjun Nijhawan
Lamarr, in collaboration with an avante-garde musician named George Antheil, developed an early version of spread-spectrum communication known as frequency hopping.
March 08, 2022 by Robert Keim
In an unforgettable demonstration of STEM education in action, students at Tarwater Elementary School in Arizona used ham radio equipment to communicate directly with the International Space Station.
March 04, 2022 by Robert Keim
Amazon's Project Kuiper, a counterpart to SpaceX's Starlink, aims to bring connectivity to rural areas via a constellation of Ka-band satellites. Now, Verizon wants in on the action.
October 30, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Space data transfer has come a long way since those early calls to Houston. Here's a forward-looking glance at space communication technology.
September 01, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
SpaceX is known to create almost all of its technology in-house. What inspired the tech giant to acquire Swarm's technology?
August 12, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Acquisitions function as a fuel source of the tech industry. Recently, a trend of RF-focused acquisitions has been taking place. What does this mean for EEs and the RF industry?
August 09, 2021 by Lianne Frith
Qorvo, Microchip, MaxLinear, and Cree Wolfspeed have gone wide, electrically wide-band that is, with newly released GaN-based RF products for 5G and satellite communications.
June 28, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
With life cycles under five years, LEO satellite rollouts require trusted technology and rapid development windows where industry partnerships are key.
April 27, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
A new reference design from ADI appeals to electronic warfare applications, aerospace radar, and advanced commercial radio.
April 16, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
This week, Rohde & Schwarz released news of its new Q/V band upconverter meant to test satellite payloads. But what is the Q/V band?
August 12, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Socionext and Tokyo Tech have developed what they claim is the first Ka-band SATCOM transceiver that uses CMOS technology.
August 06, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
The usable RF spectrum is a finite resource, and, with enough simultaneous users, congestion can become a serious impediment to reliable communication.
July 24, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Entangled quantum signals generated aboard a 2.6 kg nanosat in low earth orbit herald the possibility of hack-proof computer networks.
July 07, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Amazon's new Aerospace and Satellite Solutions division represents the company's expanding commitment to space-based enterprise.
July 05, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The Navy will be testing Isotropic Systems’ multi-beam terminals for the turbulent environments at sea. The results may indicate a shift in satellite communications.
May 19, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Spacety was one of China’s first private space companies and has so far been involved in more than 10 space launches.
February 26, 2020 by Luke James
This article highlights a few recent products that aim to meet the engineering pain points for harsh environments, including processing, power usage, size, and weight.
January 05, 2020 by Hannah DeTavis
The module is housed in a 7.5mm × 9.5mm × 1.5mm package and supports Thread and Zigbee.
December 19, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The P348 is designed for transducer simulation and provides carrier frequencies over a range of 0.5MHz to 20MHz.
November 26, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
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