Category Archives: History

The chips are down for Moore’s law

09 February 2016: The semiconductor industry will soon abandon its pursuit of Moore’s law. Now things could get a lot more interesting. Next month, the worldwide semiconductor industry will formally acknowledge what has become increasingly obvious to everyone involved: Moore’s … Continue reading

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In This Day In History – 1838 – Morse demonstrates telegraph

Okay, so I am a day late with this item. But this would be of interest to Ham Radio Operators, around the world. From http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/morse-demonstrates-telegraph On This Day In History, January 6th, 1838. On this day in 1838, Samuel Morse’s … Continue reading

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BBC News – The BBC’s Laurie Margolis broke news of Falklands invasion

An interesting BBC video clip, explaining one use of Amateur Radio. How Amateur Radio communication got information, not available by more conventional means. 28 December 2012 Last updated at 06:42 ET The 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina … Continue reading

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