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The Basics of LEO Satellite Systems

Posted by David Daly on January 19, 2022

Satellites have revolutionized our ability to communicate around the world. The first communications satellite was Telstar I, and was launched on July 10, 1962. This combined effort between NASA and communications giant AT&T was a huge success. Since that time, the number of satellites orbiting the earth has grown significantly. As of January 2021, there are over 3,000 active satellites in orbit.

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Topics: radio frequency, Satellite communications, satellite

HF COMMUNICATIONS ARE MAKING A COMEBACK, AND HERE'S WHY YOU NEED TO GET IN ON IT!

Posted by David Daly on December 14, 2021

For more than 100 years, High Frequency (HF) radio waves have enabled people to communicate over vast distances. From Marconi's first experiments with HF in the late 1800s and early 1900s until the 1950s, HF was the primary means of communication for many industries such as maritime shipping, long-distance aviation, and the military. As other options began to surface, specifically satellite communications, HF began to fall out of favor.

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Topics: radio communication, radio, Radio communications system, radio frequency

Zero Trust: Your Best Protection Against Cyberattacks

Posted by David Daly on October 27, 2021

Zero Trust: Need to know 2.0

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Topics: cyber attack, cybersecurity

Cybersecurity: The Name of the Game In Technological Change

Posted by David Daly on September 29, 2021

Our world continues to become more connected electronically every day. Computers are present in nearly every aspect of our lives. Many of us take for granted how dependent we have become on the internet and the numerous devices we use to connect ourselves to the information superhighway.  

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Topics: cyber protection, communication security, cybersecurity

Private LTE for Natural and Human-made Disasters

Posted by David Daly on June 30, 2021

There are many challenges to overcome when responding to disasters. Whether the disaster is natural or human-made, all disasters share some common obstacles. If you have ever been involved in a disaster situation, either as a victim or as part of the recovery effort, you know communications are one such hurdle to overcome.

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Topics: Disaster response, emergency management, natural disaster, critical communications, LTE

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