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by SriniY
13 Mar 2017 01:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3985
Views: 840912

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Inside DARPA’s Mission to Send a Repair Robot to Geosynchronous Orbit http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/satellites/inside-darpas-mission-to-send-a-repair-robot-to-geosynchronous-orbit Long article but posting in full Let’s say you are the program manager of a very large, complex system. Perhaps it...
by SriniY
24 Sep 2015 20:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 245675

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Enjoy MARS ATLAS http://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/files/article-files/pslv-c25-mars-orbiter-mission/celebrating-one-year-of-mars-orbiter-mission-orbit-release-of-mars/Mars-atlas-MOM.pdf Very nice. Are there any new features that ISRO has uncovered which can be given Indic names.
by SriniY
14 Sep 2015 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 245675

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

"it will be sent to space in late September along with six small “piggyback” satellites of three foreign customers." Nice! This is news, I had heard of Lapan satellite of Indonesia being a passenger, but not 5 other satellites. So another 7 satellite launch( the 3rd for PSLV) coming up, o...
by SriniY
03 Apr 2015 10:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2558
Views: 107421

Re: Physics Thread.

Can any resident Phjjiks guru explain what these guys are saying in pinglish? TIA. http://home.web.cern.ch/about/updates/2015/04/cern-researchers-confirm-existence-force RahulM ji: I remember reading a book on perpetual motion machines in my childhood. None of them work. I am no guru but this artic...
by SriniY
02 Apr 2015 20:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 245675

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

the Govt is not helping. it must be made mandatory for all cellphones sold in India from mid 2016 to be capable of and receive IRNSS signals (apart from gps and glonass most claim) and Govt body like ISRO or BEL can release free reference API kits and apps to pull info from this feed. Absolutely. N...
by SriniY
26 Dec 2014 09:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 707
Views: 145988

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/iith-working-hard-to-make-5g-dream-come-true/article6719907.ece Students and academia of the IITH are immersed in developing 5G cellular wireless communication technology, which would be on a par with global standards. The indigenous development of te...
by SriniY
08 Sep 2013 00:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 221010

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

is airtel only one to offer LTE service in desh? they must be also planning for LTE advanced. any usage data from folks using it? http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2407897,00.asp Furthermore, it's not like the 2G and 3G networks are going away any time soon. Carriers have told us they're leaving...
by SriniY
07 Sep 2013 09:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 221010

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

can anyone point me to link or tell how do we get a sense of data rate measured over frequency. let us say 50mbps using 5GHz wireless tech.. what is the relationship between 50mbps and 5ghz? is there a table or something? 5GHz is the frequency of the carrier wave and it is usually got nothing to do...
by SriniY
12 Jul 2013 14:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 221010

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

The radio chipset must be physically capable of generating these frequencies along with an antenna tuned for it. The Nokia 920 has 1700/1900/2100 for HSPA+21 even though Nokia doesn't advertise it as such. The Nokia 808 does not have the right chipset for 1700 MHz downlink. It has yet to be announc...
by SriniY
12 Jul 2013 14:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 221010

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

It's not just EDGE. LTE is also a huge battery hog. It depends on how LTE is implemented. Long Term Evolution - LTE is industry jargon for the idea of using spread spectrum technology more efficiently. It is an open standard for CDMA and eventually all voice will be LTE as well. The problem is how ...
by SriniY
01 Apr 2013 12:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 221010

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Dhanyawaadam SriniYjee. Is it worth to buy Thinkpad T530 just for bigger dimensions considering 15.6" screen is not common as 14" is? Also hearing that DVD Writer are to slowly getting obsolete with newer models coming in market without DVD W/R, will that trend catch up with thinkpad/vost...
by SriniY
30 Mar 2013 23:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 221010

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Karbonn A9 sahebji. Doing my bit Any reviews of Lenovo Thinkpad 430/530? Costs about 50k Rupees. Will it last well for about 4-5 years - with all manufacturers of all parts -screen, ets- in market for overall maintenance? My Lenovo Thinkpad T60 lasted through my entire grad school, 2007 to Jan 2013...
by SriniY
11 Mar 2013 00:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5559
Views: 497994

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Some how i get the impression that having too much of LCD in the cockpit leads to information overload , the A-380 cockpit seems to have too many LCD and the night makes all the LCD glow bright , Imagine having to look at 7 LCD 17 inch screen at the workplace , even though those screen might give y...
by SriniY
13 Jan 2013 10:01
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 615565

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Vivek Sir, Brilliant writing. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Have a few comments and questions 1) What about the Chinese satellite recon capability. They would have also detected the deployment of A-III on the field and several missile launchers being brought into position. 2) Given that BM strikes have bee...
by SriniY
17 Jun 2012 10:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2266
Views: 434213

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

^^^ that might be an apache, not a drone

I dont think drones have gun firing capability
by SriniY
02 Jun 2012 23:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 620724

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Some of the really cool stuff DARPA is working on.

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/05/31/battleship_earth

Dont bother about the title of the article.
by SriniY
23 Aug 2011 17:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 489209

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

^^^ that article is from may


edit: posted in wrong thread
by SriniY
28 Jul 2011 23:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 183384

Re: Aircraft Recognition

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/h ... directlink

an old photo from RedFlag 2008. can someone tell whether that is an Su30 or an F15

Edit: Changed link, should work now
by SriniY
19 Jul 2011 21:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3953
Views: 868386

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Can some one explain in a bit more detail how a surface to air quick reaction interceptor with a directional warhead <100kg has been modified to a surface to surface missile with a huge payload and much extended range?
by SriniY
12 Jul 2011 22:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 714565

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

At the resolution at which an IR sensor would see the chopper, my guess is you would find one smooth (but not so bright) image
by SriniY
09 Jul 2011 12:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1514819

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

What is the thing on the Rustom UAV in the second picture ?
by SriniY
21 Jun 2011 18:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 651052

Re: LCA News and Discussions

AFAIK, PA and PAF maintain a huge inventory of SAM's for this very purpose.

it might be also possible that 5000 is the total list of targets, and probably a good portion could be taken out with long range artillery.
by SriniY
21 Jun 2011 18:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 651052

Re: LCA News and Discussions

5000 targets. wow. Even if say 2000 targets are to be taken out in the first few days of battle, that calls for about 1000 - 1500 sorties just for strikes. And then strike packages need escorts and there would be aircraft set aside for air-to-air just in case. Wonder if IAF can do such an intense bo...
by SriniY
10 Dec 2010 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 917
Views: 208418

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

^^ one of the propsed concepts is Multi static radar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multistatic_radar
by SriniY
08 Mar 2010 01:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 759517

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

One more thing from the article Q. What are the focus areas in the 25-year technology development plan? A. There are three. The closest to our heart is low-intensity conflict (LIC). Many technologies that we have developed for the military have relevance for LICs. You will appreciate that many agenc...
by SriniY
02 Mar 2010 20:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1514819

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Who is Commander Nachiketa, could some one elaborate . I am sorry but I have to ask. Did you follow the kargil war at all?? Not knowing the names of Sdr Ldr Ajay Ahuja, (then) Flt. Lt. Nachiketa and Capt. Saurabh Kalia is unpardonable. saar, I was 12 when Kargil happened. Saw a little bit on TV and...
by SriniY
02 Mar 2010 09:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1514819

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Who is Commander Nachiketa, could some one elaborate .
by SriniY
03 Feb 2010 11:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 177030

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

Dmurphy wrote:
bodhi wrote:OT - Who came up woth the name Rambha? :lol: :D
Whoever it was, we're not naming PAK-FA anything so tapori. I suggested Madhubala come days ago.


OT post - But if the MKI is the rambha, then the PAK FA and MCA should be named as urvashi and menaka
by SriniY
30 Jan 2010 11:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 768733

Re: LCA news and discussion

^^ the first one is the trainer
by SriniY
30 Jan 2010 11:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 768733

Re: LCA news and discussion

indeed, the trainer looks very beautiful
by SriniY
29 Jan 2010 04:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 714849

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Hot news on Sub-Brahmos ...sorry folks this is from telugu news and its in telugu http://sakshi.com/main/SportsDetailsNormal.aspx?catid=419134&Categoryid=1&subcatid=33 Looks like they tested something from a submarine. Does not state the missile name though. Just says it might be similar to...
by SriniY
09 Jan 2010 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Modeling Geostrategic Dynamics for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 238
Views: 19626

Re: Modeling Geostrategic Dynamics for the Indian Subcontinent

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/hans_rosling_reveals_new_insights_on_poverty.html RamaY, Not sure what you need, but would the tool demonstrated in the talk be of help. SriniY garu, Thats cool. I want that software :) for free :(( If we have that software and then we can add a random number gener...
by SriniY
07 Jan 2010 11:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Modeling Geostrategic Dynamics for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 238
Views: 19626

Re: Modeling Geostrategic Dynamics for the Indian Subcontinent

Ramanaji, I got busy with personal/work stuff recently. But, I am still researching :( for a suitable tool. In the meantime I am collecting data. Let me see if I can share the working document in google spreadsheet. We need a tool that can - Allow graphical representation of events, impacts, and tr...
by SriniY
29 Nov 2009 23:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55343

Re: India and the Global Warming Debate

Would like to know if there has been any cost-benefit analysis to the global warming and climate change debate. More specifically keeping in mind that rapid increase in green house gases in the atmosphere is a reality for the past century, and if we choose to do nothing about it, what is the hedge a...
by SriniY
27 Nov 2009 09:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4915
Views: 932397

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

^^ Where is it mentioned that it a test facility would cost $100 mil. Just asking out of curiosity, could not find a source in the previous page
by SriniY
09 Nov 2009 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 334981

Re: Geopolitical thread

http://www.ted.com/talks/parag_khanna_maps_the_future_of_countries.html about the talk : Many people think the lines on the map no longer matter, but Parag Khanna says they do. Using maps of the past and present, he explains the root causes of border conflicts worldwide and proposes simple yet cunn...
by SriniY
07 Nov 2009 11:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3742
Views: 240451

Re: Indian Education System

Singha sir,

Most massa universities are more interested in minting money from indian/chinese students and dont really care much whether you do a MS thesis or not and if you do its quality. My above post was in reference to graduate study in India
by SriniY
07 Nov 2009 11:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3742
Views: 240451

Re: Indian Education System

There are two ways in which you could get a masters in India as far as I know. In the first, after your BS/BTech you could join a masters program typically for two years. The first one year would be course work in most cases. Students get to choose two options here. You could do some more course wor...

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