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In October 2021 the “Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe” was held at the Paris-Longchamp racecourse.  A few spectators who had come by car, parked in the central car park of the racecourse. Upon leaving they were unable to use their remote control to unlock the doors.  A transmitter, activated for the countdown to the...
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Photo by Josue Isai Ramos Figueroa on Unsplash 8th December 2021 5G and landing aircraft in bad weather might not be a good mix New 5G expansion is bad news for air travelers when bad weather hits Airliners, private planes and helicopters may have to limit landings in low-visibility conditions and follow other restrictions under...
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Source: SpaceNews https://spacenews.com/u-k-to-strengthen-regulations-for-starlink-oneweb-and-other-ngso-constellations/ by Jason Rainbow — July 26, 2021 TAMPA, Fla. — British telecoms regulator Ofcom is proposing rule changes that would affect Starlink, OneWeb and other satellite constellations operating in non-geostationary orbits (NGSO). It is increasingly difficult for companies to agree on how to operate their NGSO networks without causing harmful radio interference to each other,...
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Source: NCAR & UCAR News https://news.ucar.edu/132801/5g-wireless-networks-threaten-weather-forecasts-ncar-expert-tells-congress JUL 20, 2021 – BY DAVID HOSANSKY WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States must protect radio frequencies that are essential for weather forecasts and understanding the climate system, NCAR Associate Director William Mahoney told the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today. Mahoney, a meteorologist and expert in...
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NBAA joined 20 industry and aircraft and avionics manufacturers to tell leaders of @USDOT that the deployment of new 5G cellular systems across the country poses an imminent safety risk facing the U.S. aviation industry and the general public. Read more: https://t.co/JsT57uRhOZ pic.twitter.com/HBSYIlGxBy— NBAA (@NBAA) July 17, 2021 NBAA joined with 20 industry groups and...
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Apple lists products that pose risk to pacemakers https://t.co/V8zwAheMid— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) June 28, 2021 Source BBC https://bbc.in/3A3sZJw Apple has listed products it says should be kept a “safe distance” away from medical devices like pacemakers and implanted defibrillators. The list includes iPhone 12 models, Apple Watch and MacBook Pro. Many consumer-electronic devices contain components,...
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April 27, 2021 Source: https://www.reuters.com/technology/fcc-votes-approve-spacex-satellite-plan-official-2021-04-27/ Reuters, David Shepardson The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Tuesday it had voted to approve a SpaceX plan to deploy Starlink satellites at a lower earth orbit as part of the company’s push to offer space-based broadband internet service. The decision, which Reuters reported earlier on Tuesday, includes...
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Gupta A, Chennatt JJ, Singla T, Barabari GS. The Surgeon and the Smartphone – is the Association Really Smart? Hellenike cheirourgike. Acta Chirurgica Hellenica. 2020 ;92(5):177-181. DOI: 10.1007/s13126-020-0571-6. Abstract The aim of this literature review is to encompass the importance of integrating smartphones in the life of a surgeon especially in the era of the...
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M Kocifaj, F Kundracik, J C Barentine, S Bará, The proliferation of space objects is a rapidly increasing source of artificial night sky brightness, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 2021;, slab030, https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/slab030 Abstract The population of artificial satellites and space debris orbiting the Earth imposes non-negligible constraints on both space operations and ground-based optical...
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