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November 1, 2013, 5 Comments

“Well, Chad, last weekend’s Worldwide HF Contest is over, I’m back to my old sub-normal self again, and I thought I needed to summarize my experience in the contest for […]

The AM dial today – same as our grandparents knew

“FIXING” AM RADIO BROADCASTING – Part 3 of the Future of Radio and TV

September 5, 2013, 3 Comments

Before we can deal in a general way in future posts with the restructuring of radio broadcasting to ensure its survival, there is an even more-pressin ...

Groundbreaking fast pulse research promises huge fiber capacity

“RESOLVED: OVER-THE-AIR BROADCASTING IS A DINOSAUR AND SHOULD BE ABOLISHED IMMEDIATELY” – Part II: Internet Expansion Is Our Game

July 9, 2013, 6 Comments

  As noted in Part I of this series, the FCC is threatening to sharply curtail or eliminate traditional over-the-air television broadcasting in o ...

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“RESOLVED: OVER-THE-AIR BROADCASTING IS A DINOSAUR AND SHOULD BE ABOLISHED IMMEDIATELY” – Part I: A Tale of Two Network Models

June 3, 2013, 8 Comments

The above looks like a question to be put before a college debating club for argument, but it’s really also a topic that is current and highly relev ...

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    GOOD TECHNOLOGY, BAD TECHNOLOGY: Part 1
    October 22, 2012, 9 Comments

    The Curmudgeon recently read an influential article in the August, 2012, issue of IEEE’s Spectrum magazine.  The piece is titled, “Our Tools Are Using Us,” and was written by William […]