Reality Engineering

Dark Matters

On a recent visit to Beijing I picked up a copy of the China Daily, the national English Language newspaper. The December 18 issue carried a front-page headline story about a recent Chinese satellite launch. Th... Read More...

Present at the Creation

Gazing heavenward is as old as our eyeballs in their orbits. We look and we ask: “why things are?” This is the enduring question, perhaps dating as far back as Homo Naledi, a recently-discovered species and and... Read More...
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More Changes Coming for FCC Rules

Well There They Go Again… The FCC tossed out another Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) recently (published August 6, 2015) to adjust its Certification Rules for RF products. The Commission recognizes, with ... Read More...

A Far East Wave

It’s normal to have a few regrets and I have more than the crooner would mention. One of the regrets I’ll never have is jumping into the action in China some 15 years ago. It has been a never-ending throb of ac... Read More...

Happy Birthday, National Broadband Plan!

Blow out the candles, already! The recent auction of Advanced Wireless Spectrum raised $41 Big Ones (that’s $41E9) for the US Treasury. Now, spectrum is a little like real estate and as Will Rogers once said: “... Read More...
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On Sorghum, Poisson Clumping and Meatloaf

This month’s Reality Engineering takes a stab at circumstance. As engineers we are creatures of prediction and expected outcomes. Sometimes things happen that occur outside the norm. What’s in a Grain? Consi... Read More...
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