Tag Archives: Radio

Tethers Unlimited delivers tiny satellite transmitter

Bothell, Wash.-based Tethers Unlimited says it’s delivered the first flight unit of a K-band radio transmitter that’s designed for use on CubeSat satellites as small as a loaf of bread. The SWIFT-KTX transmitter builds upon Tethers Unlimited’s software-defined radio platform to transmit … Continue reading

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Tethers Unlimited finds a partner for radios

Burnaby, B.C.-based Orbital Research Inc. says it will build a space-based, 26 GHz Ka-band radio receiver for use on the SWIFT software-defined radiosproduced by Bothell, Wash.-based Tethers Unlimited Inc. for small satellites. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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New team takes charge of Arecibo radio telescope

The 1,000-foot Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, made famous by such movies as “Contact” and the James Bond thriller “Goldeneye,” will be under new management. Today the National Science Foundation announced that the University of Central Florida has begun the transition … Continue reading

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OneRadio’s signal receiver goes to first customer

OneRadio Corp., a University of Washington spinout that focuses on sniffing out radio signals across a wide spectrum, has signed up the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s National Security Directorate as its first customer. PNNL plans to use OneRadio’s wide-band radio receiver platform … Continue reading

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OneRadio unveils wideband radio receiver

OneRadio Corp. has been working on its dragnet for radio transmissions for two years in stealth mode, but the spinout from the University of Washington’s CoMotion innovation program is finally ready to go public. The startup plans to demonstrate its … Continue reading

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Listen to a two-pack podcast about Blue Origin

Journalists got a first-of-its-kind tour of Blue Origin’s rocket factory this week, personally conducted by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos. While the memories were still fresh, Cosmic Log’s Alan Boyle recounted the tour and talked about Bezos’ vision on two podcasts: On GeekWire … Continue reading

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