Satellite Communications

Satellite Communications started with Arthur C Clarke. Arthur C Clarke wrote an article in 1945, about ‘Extra-terrestrial relays’ It wasnt long before his idea became reality. Sputnik 1 Sputnik 1 was the first artificial satellite, launched into space. It launched on 4th October 1957, and propelled the Space Race between the Soviet Union, and the …

Marine Radio Equipment Installation

Marine Radio Equipment Installation on Ships Having talked with many current, and retired Electro Technical Officers (ETO), it is apparent that radio communications¬† is considred by some, a ‘Black Art’. The main two frequency bands that you will come across on a Marine vessel are HF & VHF. HF is short for High Frequency, and …