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E-APS Emergency Antenna Platform System


This lightweight open source portable tool helps Amateur Radio Operators deploy HF and VHF/UHF antennas high in the field using standard parking lot light / flag poles.

Ham Radio-Communications for Today


Hall of Science Amateur Radio ClubrnWhen all else fails, Amateur Radio gets through!

NASA Centennial Challenges


Centennial Challenges is NASA's multi-million-dollar prize competition program that engages citizen inventors, academia and small businesses to solve problems that benefit NASA and the nation. Program Manager Sam Ortega will be speaking in a panel discussion — NASA: Challenging America To Invent — and the program will have an exhibit space throughout the event.

Robotic Field Deployment of Emergency Radio Antennas and Instrumentation


This lightweight open source portable tool helps emcomm operators deploy HF and VHF/UHF antennas in the field using standard parking lot light poles. The robot follows concepts learned in the FIRSTu00ae Robotics Program, and uses extruded aluminum and surplus automotive parts.
Designed and build by a team of Young Hams from NJ including: nKC2PIX Devlin KD2CXC Chris KD2DLM Ben KD2CQL Joe nKD2DWC Kyle KD2DPN Gavin KC2WCQ Robert
For more info, [email protected]

Texas Instruments


Texas Instruments serves the world's most innovative electronics companies, as well as hobbyists just like you, helping to develop new ideas that change the way we live. By providing semiconductor technologies that promote greater power efficiency, enable more features, enhance performance and deliver more value, TI expands the possibilities every day for how we learn, connect, grow and discover.


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