Thursday, February 11, 2010
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
After 67 Years, USCG Terminates Loran-C Signal Broadcast
Crews at the Coast Guard Long Range Aids to Navigation stations, including the six Alaska-based stations, turned off their domestic signal across the nation at 11 a.m. Monday. The shutdown...
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Repairing Port-au-Prince Harbor with Laptops and GPS
from Wired: On the ground in Haiti, search-and-rescue teams and aid workers have used collaborative tools, text messaging and GPS technology to map out and coordinate relief efforts. Out in...
Friday, October 9, 2009
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Sunday, June 28, 2009
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
CEC Future Hijacking – VHF recording with coalition aircraft released
This is the VHF recording between M/V CEC Future and a Coalition aircraft as the vessel was being attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia back in early November...
Monday, March 16, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
1.2 Gbps Bandwidth Via Satellite – Possible But Will It Be Available At Sea?
Here at gCaptain many of our readers browse the site via slow shipboard internet connections so we spend a considerable amount of time attempting to make the site bandwidth friendly....
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Friday, December 26, 2008
Digital Television Can’t Save Your Life…A 406 MHz EPIRB, PLB or ELT Can!
Most of you probably already know that starting in February 2009, over-the-air television broadcasts will be going digital in the United States. This means that if you want to continue...
Monday, December 15, 2008
The USCG Joins Twitter- Plus Links To Friendfeed And Other Maritime Tweets
Today we noticed a new follower on our Twitter page: uscoastguard Ok, so many of our readers are asking; What’s Twitter and why doesn’t gCaptain mention it more often? The...
Sunday, December 7, 2008
Saturday, November 15, 2008
Looking For Talent – Are You The Next Reality TV Star?
An independent producer of reality television shows, has asked our help in posting a small job opening they have on the books. In an email to gCaptain, producer Fred Grinstein...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Incredibly Small Satellite Antennas For Ocean Broadband Internet
Our friends at Panbo bring us a sneak peek at KVH‘s ultra small broadband satellite antenna for ships. They write: Yup, at not much bigger than a Halloween goody bucket,...
Thursday, October 30, 2008
The Cosco Busan – A Failure in xxx Resource Management
For a business to be successful you need hard work, willingness to accept risk and a touch of luck. For gCaptain the bit of luck was someone else’s misfortune, namely...
Friday, October 10, 2008
Monday, September 15, 2008
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
AIS Announcement – Six Tracking Satellites In Orbit
Digital Ship tells us: ORBCOMM has successfully launched six AIS-equipped satellites (a Coast Guard Concept Demonstration satellite and five Quick Launch satellites) after the Cosmos 3M rocket carrying the company’s...
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