How in-flight Wi-Fi works – 4 KBW

Posted May 15th, 2017 in aircraft, internet, news, satellites, telecommunications by sally

‘We’ve all had the same problem: you walk too far away from your Wi-Fi router and, all of a sudden, your Wi-Fi stops working. We all know that it’s simply because the router’s signal isn’t strong enough to reach you that extra few feet away. There is sadly a limit on the strength of Wi-Fi connectivity. But, if Wi-Fi is so dependent upon your proximity to a router, doesn’t it seem strange that Wi-Fi can work in an aeroplane, 35,000 feet above the ground?’

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4 KBW, 28th May 2017

Source: www.4kbw.net

Space law course to tackle final frontier – The Guardian

Posted March 15th, 2010 in health & safety, legal education, news, satellites by sally

“For the first time in a UK syllabus, a module on law and the legal system beyond Earth’s atmosphere will be included as an option for students starting at Sunderland University in September.”

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The Guardian, 14th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Satellite tracking of offenders: a study of the pilots in England and Wales – Ministry of Justice

Posted August 3rd, 2007 in electronic monitoring, satellites by sally

“This summary evaluates the satellite tracking pilots that took place between September 2004 and June 2006 in three areas in England and Wales. The results describe the implementation of the pilots, the offenders who were satellite tracked, and experience of criminal justice practitioners involved in the pilot.”

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Ministry of Justice, 2nd August 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk