GotBush?

Tag: windspeaks

Move over Bluesky – The Windspeaks Radio Gadet is here

by on Oct.27, 2009, under Code Projects

WIndspeaks ran with an idea of a cool little device for entertainment on long flights. It allows pilots to program audio streams into the cockpit radio. It comes default with Whole Wheat Radio set up and ready for your Alaskan enjoyment. More recent versions add charts/maps, a browser and other goodies. Unlike another in cockpit radio system, this one allows you to program what you want to listen to.

This is not like ASIS, which will report data on all aircraft in the session from the server. This device is installed in aircraft and used by individual pilots on any session, anywhere. Or flying solo/free flight. It’s pretty slick! Sorta of an 8-Track player/squawk box.

For many people old enough to have owned an eight track system, it is a technology associated with the automobile and in-car listening. Ironically, however, it was first developed not by the auto industry, but by a leading aircraft manufacturer: the Learjet Corporation.

Check it out…

Leave a Comment :, , , , more...

The Redoubt Volcano

by on Apr.07, 2009, under News

Our friend Windspeaks and others are ducking for cover under the plume of the Redoubt Volcano. The ash has been streaming mainly at Windspeaks area for several days which is east of the volcano in the Soldotna area. 

http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/Redoubt.php

Fear of the Dark

Fear of the Dark - 8AM in Homer AK - Yes, daylight hours

(continue reading…)

Leave a Comment :, , , more...

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:

Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!

Visit our friends!

A few highly recommended friends...

Archives

All entries, chronologically...