What Type Of Kenwood Connector Should You Use With A Kenwood Radio

Although there are multiple types and designs of Kenwood radios out there, there are only two earpiece connectors compatible with these radios. Kenwood has been able to design their earpiece connectors in such a way that they are compatible with all their vast types of radios. A large percentage of Kenwood radios utilize the 2 [&hellip

What Is a Covert Earpiece?

A covert earpiece is a very small listening device that is often worn by someone who wishes to be able to wear an earpiece and not have it be visible. The advantage of such an earpiece is that the wearer is able to use it as a radio accessory and yet not have others be [&hellip

2 Way Radio Online Asks What Is A Two Way Radio And Who Uses Them?

A two-way radio is basically a radio that is structured to transmit and receive. In general, most voice-wireless communications technology, counting cellular systems, are categorized by two-way radio definition. Usually, a two way radio refers to a radio system primarily utilized for group call communications. This two-way system is also called PAMR Public Access-Mobile Radio, [&hellip

In NASCAR, How Do The Drivers Communicate With The Pit Crew?

NASCAR drivers use a unique radio system that is built in to their crash helmets. These are occasionally customized to suit the individual wearer. In addition to this, there is a push-to-talk button (exactly like the one found on a walkie-talkie), which is situated in the steering wheel. A wiring harness connects the various components [&hellip

The Different Icom Radio Connector Types Available

For a long time now, icom radios have been serving most of the consumers’ interests, offering both feature rich and compatible products. These products however need to be complemented with just the right accessories for them to work right. Here is a look at the icom 2 way radio connectors. The Icom 2 pin right angle [&hellip

Is it Worth Buying a Cheap Two Way Radio?

It depends on what you want to do with it. Two-way radio technology is actually fairly simple. The basic mechanics of a radio don’t really change much from unit to unit, or from manufacturer to manufacturer. Some radios may have flashier features (which you can decide for yourself if you really need) and others might [&hellip

Time Travel is Possible, Says Noted Physicist

Physics Professor Brian Cox has determined that time travel is theoretically possible and that time machines could one day be a reality. The British professor, who is also a TV Presenter and pop musician (having some success with the Northern Irish band D:Ream in the 1990’s), used Dr. Who’s famous TARDIS as a broad example [&hellip

A Look At The Different Motorola Connectors

When it comes to discreet affairs, there definitely must be a discreet communication. Whether it is a security personnel or just a private group of designated people. Radios are used for communication between compatible devices within a specified location. Nevertheless, it would be less comfortable if someone talks via the radio and everyone hear the [&hellip

Yahoo! Becomes ‘Yikes!’ as Recycled Accounts Relay Sensitive Information to the Wrong People

Yahoo!’s policy of recycling inactive email accounts has backfired on them, as new account owners are receiving personal emails that aren’t meant for them. The policy, active since June, means that Yahoo IDs and addresses are reassigned to a new user if left inactive for a year or more. But obviously both Yahoo! and some [&hellip

Tech We’d Like to See: Cities on the Moon

What it is: Placing a city (or several) on the moon has long been a dream of science fiction writers, futurists and ambitious scientists. Recently however, renewed public interest in space exploration, together with a growing realization that the world is becoming dangerously overpopulated, has lead some scientists, artists and zealous would-be lunar colonists to [&hellip

What you need to consider before buying a Motorola Earpiece

For most people, clarity of sound when using their radios is very important. Only through clear sound will you be able to receive and understand the message being conveyed. For proper sound, you might consider using a good set of earpiece. Motorola radio earpiece is the ear piece to go for. This earpiece has been [&hellip

Earth-Like’ Asteroid Devoured by Dead Star

The Hubble Space Telescope has recorded an intriguing event some 150 light-years from Earth. A large asteroid was pulled into the White Dwarf star (named ‘GD 61’ by astronomers) and utterly destroyed. This is not an unusual event, as even dead stars still exhibit a very high level of gravity. However, scientists are interested because [&hellip

Tech We’d Like To See: The Dermal Regenerator

What it is: A prop oft mentioned and seen in ‘Star Trek’ from ‘The Next Generation’ onwards, the dermal regenerator is a wonderful little slice of 24th century medicine. Usually depicted as a small, handheld device that emits a miniature laser beam, the Regenerator is used to heal minor flesh wounds, fix scars and repair trauma [&hellip

I Want to Buy a Long-Range Walkie Talkie, What Should I Look out For?

Long range walkie talkies (which we’ll abbreviate here to LRWT, for short) come in many different shapes and sizes. They also typically boast a wide variety of extra features, such as LCD screens, weather warnings and emergency buttons. It is up to you to decide which of these extra features are worth spending out on. [&hellip

What is Ham Radio & How Does it Work?

Ham radio (so called because its operators were originally derided as being ‘hammy’ in the 19th century, when the technology first emerged) is a term that applies to any form of amateur radio broadcasting. There are designated radio frequency spectra available solely for public use. Uses range from recreation to communication and the non-commercial exchange [&hellip

Why do secret service guys wear those earpieces with the coiled wires instead of something less conspicuous?

That’s actually a pretty good question. Good quality wireless earpieces are available, affordable and would be far more inconspicuous than the classic ‘wired’ models. So why don’t the secret service make their presence a little more, well, secret? The main reason is largely psychological in nature (though there will be a technical component later on). [&hellip

Why Do Earphone Chords Get Tangled in Your Pocket?

The answer “because they just do” may be your first response to this question (indeed, it was mine), but its knot a good one (Yeah, yeah, I know…) Actually, it has to do with Entropy (the second law of thermodynamics) and things tending toward disorder. In fact, the universe seems to exist in a state [&hellip

Why Did Blu Ray Beat HD DVD?

I’m embarrassed to admit this, but my first though upon seeing this question was ‘what is an HD DVD?’ This indicates at least two things: 1)      That HD DVD was never all that successful. 2)      That I’m a bit of an idiot. Well, for the uninitiated (such as myself) a quick search to Wikipedia, reveals [&hellip

MATE ROV Competition and Live Video Feed

Today was the first of three competition days at the MATE international ROV competition in Orlando, Florida. The Casus team spent the day attending competition events, unpacking the ROV, preparing for a safety inspection, and setting up a display for engineering judges. The ROV passed the safety inspection, but would not respond when it was [&hellip

UW ROV in the News

Underwater Robotics at the University of Washington was recently featured in UW Today and GeekWire. Special thanks to Nancy Gohring for her article