Monthly Archives: January 2015

Two of the very best SDR sites

http://www.rtl-sdr.com/about-rtl-sdr/ http://www.radiohobbyist.org/blog/ What is RTL-SDR? RTL-SDR is a very cheap software defined radio that uses a DVB-T TV tuner dongle based on the RTL2832U chipset. With the combined efforts of Antti Palosaari, Eric Fry and Osmocom it was found that the signal I/Q data could be accessed directly, which allowed the DVB-T TV tuner to be converted into a […]

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New Fuel Cell without Platinum changes the economics of using hydrogen

10:48 a.m., Jan. 8, 2015–A University of Delaware research team is considering the important question of what it will take to create an affordable emissions-free car. Yushan Yan leads a UD research team studying the important question of what it will take to create an affordable emissions-free vehicle. The question, an issue of engineering and […]

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A Hybrid UAV, the X PlusOne by xCraft: A Quadcopter Plus a Flying Wing

Avaialble on the Kickstarter site at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/137596013/x-plusone-your-ultimate-hover-speed-aerial-camera Drones seem to be everywhere. The problem is that the vast majority of them are multi-rotors and they excel at one thing: hovering. Hovering solves one side of the problem, but when shooting a fast subject you need speed. Without compromising precision hovering capabilities we created something fast. […]

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Copenhagen Suborbitals Spica

Throughout the last few years we have spent a lot of time and effort in developing different types of rocket engines and other key technologies needed to achieve our ultimate goal of sending a man (or woman) into Space and land him safely again. During this time we have grown as an organization and we […]