Tag: Antarctica-summer-12-13

The HAM Radio Shack – Talking To The World From KC4AAA At The South Pole

Buried deep within the B1 Emergency Pod at the Amundsen Scott South Pole Station is the emergency communications booth – inside, there is a complete set of backup comms equiptment, capable of operating completely independently from the rest of the station in the event of a catastrophic loss. In addition to backup gear, there is …

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More Pics of the South Pole Lorentz Invariance Test

A few weeks ago, I wrote a brief overview of the South Pole Lorentz Invariance Test in the Antarctic Sun: A new experiment was installed last month in the station’s Cryogenics Lab, which is being repurposed because there is no longer a need for liquid helium to the super cool the sensors used for certain …

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