Virginia Tech team advancing use of amateur radio in emergency communications

Researchers at the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology are preparing to send an amateur radio transponder into a geosynchronous orbit in 2017. “Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, a new ham band will be available for the Americas,” said Robert Read More …

First amateur radio in geosynchronous orbit will aid disaster communications

Slated to be launched in 2017. Click on the link below to read the article from Virginia Tech electrical and computer engineering. Patrick, KM4ICE