Space Weather Impact on Telecommunications

Mr. Hildner and others briefed reporters on the impact of the cycle of sunspot activity on telecommunications performance. He… read more

Mr. Hildner and others briefed reporters on the impact of the cycle of sunspot activity on telecommunications performance. He warned that the cycles occur about every eleven years and each is usually stronger than the previous one. The impact on daily life will increase because of growing dependence on technology. Problems can occur in power distribution companies, radio communication, navigation systems and others. close

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  • Bill Feero President Electric Research and Management
  • Ernie Hildner Director National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.->Space Environment
  • Patricia Mulligan Official National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.->Environmental Satellite Data Service
  • Jud Stailey Coordinator National Space Weather Program
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Space Weather Impact on Telecommunications

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Program ID:
76829-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 18, 1996
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 1996

Airing Details

  • Nov 18, 1996 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 1996 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 1996 | 8:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 1996 | 2:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 1996 | 2:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
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