Media Advisory 10-019
National Science Foundation to Address Wireless Gridlock
NSF-sponsored workshop responds to Presidential call to fund research into radio spectrum efficiency and access
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The National Science Foundation both uses radio spectrum for scientific research, and funds advanced research into technology employed by the telecommunications industry. NSF's Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope located near Socorro, New Mexico, is perhaps the world's most sophisticated radio receiver. The facility is operated by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, which is managed by Associated Universities, Inc., under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.
Credit: Andrew Clegg, NSF.
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Consumer devices that rely on wireless technology come in all shapes and sizes: from laptops to cell phones to Blackberries.
Credit: Jupiter Images.