Tag Archives: Communications

RTT Technology Topic: Polar Bears Dividends – The Gravity-Defying Economics of Polar Constellations

In this month’s technology topic/posting we look at how satellites in polar and near polar low earth orbits add value and review present cost and performance trends. The story starts 60 years ago with the launch of the first Transit satellite navigation system satellite into a 600 nautical mile polar orbit. Working at 150 MHz …

Problem Solving 101 with Yefim Poberezhskiy – D&R techniques in digital radios

At Artech House, we ask our authors what problems their books can help readers solve. In this series, we share what our authors aim to do in their writing. Read on to find out what Yefim Poberezhskiy, who, along with Gennady Poberezhskiy, wrote Signal Digitization and Reconstruction in Digital Radios had to say. Digitization and Reconstruction …

STEM in a Pandemic with Geoff Varrall

As technical authors, our job is to write and sometimes talk about technology and the ways in which other related disciplines, science, engineering and maths, make technology more efficient and effective. Our education system, professional institutions and the publishing industry place the four STEM disciplines, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, into separate silos but in …

The Monarch Who Measured and the Science of Millimetre Metrology with Geoff Varrall

The Monarch Who Measured and the Science of Millimetre Metrology. George 3, described in school textbooks as ‘the mad king who lost America’ was in practice a capable King with a particular passion for science. On June 3rd 1769 he observed and timed the transit of Venus from the Kew Observatory near Richmond, a measurement …

Telecommunication Electronics – Phase Locked Loop in Lock Down with Geoff Varrall

We at Artech House encourage a spirit of collaboration, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have author Geoff Varrall review Telecommunication Electronics, by Dante Del Corso, Roberto Quaglia, Vittorio Camarchia, Paolo Bardella. Read on for his insights: Those of us still self-isolating have a once in a lifetime (hopefully longer) opportunity to catch up …

Artech House Author Uttam Majumder receives IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Appointment

We are so thrilled that Artech House author Uttam Majumder has been given an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Appointment (2020-2022). He will be delivering this webinar on machine learning, hosted and organized by IEEE USA: Topic: Deep Learning Based RF Target Classification: Recent Results and Technical Challenges Description: The focus of this lecture will be recent …

RTT Technology Topic with Geoff Varrall – Green Space – Can Space Deliver a New Green Deal?

In this month’s technology topic/posting we explore the potential for a space enabled global New Deal as a mechanism for post pandemic economic recovery. There are particular parallels between our present situation and Franklin Roosevelt’s $50 billion dollar recovery plan. The economic and social devastation caused by the stock market crash of 1929 was compounded …