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Mobile phone / internet antenna Because the van is so well insulated with metallic overed foam, not much phone signal gets inside the van. So we put a 5db antenna on the roof which plugs into the modem / hotspot. Now we get as good as we can get outside, inside.

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ESA's Hybrid European RF and Antenna Test Zone (HERTZ) for antenna testing, formerly known as the Compact Payload Test Range. Metal walls screen outside radio signals while spiky foam interior cladding absorbs radio signals internally to create conditions simulating the infinite void…

from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 20 June 2014

Russian space station crew member Oleg Artemiev floats outside the International Space Station during a space walk by two Russians to install a new antenna and move a cargo boom.

On 11 February 2016, ESA's new 4.5m tracking antenna at New Norcia, Western Australia, was inaugurated at an event which included #SocialSpaceWA, ESA's first social media event outside Europe

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from the Guardian

Matthias Jung's surreal homes – in pictures

German graphic designer Matthias Jung first constructed “surreal homes” as a boy, using scissors and glue in his father’s photo lab.

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Vibrating Egg | Vibrating Eggs & Balls | Buy Sex Toys Online - Love Wing The wireless vibrating love egg slides easily inside your body, with the antenna/retrieval cord dangling outside. With its quiet motor muffled even more by your body, you can discreetly wear and even use the vibrating love egg almost anywhere – from hectic offices to sitting in traffic. While you could operate the remote yourself, it’s much more fun to give it to your partner after telling about your dirty secret.

This is the famous "Fox Hole Radio" that our Troops built out in the field during WW II. They borrowed parts and wire from any source they could find. They used the radio to stay in touch with the outside world. It's a very simple set to build and can offer surprising results! As with all crystal radios, it's important to have a good antenna & ground system.

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