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Issue 3 • Date Oct. 1984

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): c1
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  • [Inside front cover]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): c2
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1
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  • List of staff

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 2
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  • Editorial

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 3
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  • Chairman's corner IEEE SAC

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 3
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  • Feedback letters

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • R.S.V.P. reader survey

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 6
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  • 10 Centennial students make IEEE history: They came from all Regions of the IEEE; they mingled with the giants of the past and the greats of the present, and they left feeling a little taller themselves

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):7 - 9
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  • New horizons for communications satellites: New technology is directed at alleviating interference and congestion by using higher frequencies and achieving greater capacity per orbital slot

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):10 - 15
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    Describes new technology directed at alleviating interference and congestion by using higher frequencies and achieving greater capacity per orbital slot. The treatment covers multiple-access techniques; modulation and coding; frequency reuse; and onboard processing. View full abstract»

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  • New roles for EEs as volunteers

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • A look at computer networks through a system of layers: The design of computer networks is explained through an example that employs the ISO/ANSI reference model

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):18 - 20
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    The design of computer networks is explained through an example that uses the ISO/ANSI Reference Model. View full abstract»

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  • MIT students meet PAC-THING: The lesson in this annual engineering contest is not in if you win or lose, but in how well you design

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 21
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  • EE at work: On the fast track with the Navy: The government worker's image may be a little tarnished, but working for the Navy has given this EE unmatched responsibility and advancement

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):22 - 24
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    An electronics engineer with the US Naval Air Development Center describes his work, building and designing Simulation-Simulation Units (SSU) for the lab that will ultimately simulate the Navy's Lightweight Airborne Multipurpose System (Lamps) Mark (Mk) III helicopter. View full abstract»

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  • View from the top: Communications: Some futurethink about a leading technology: The author predicts greater communications capability, with fibers leading the way, and hopes we will continue to escape the Orwellian prediction

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):25 - 26
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  • From Maxwell to Marconi: The genesis and birth of radio: A 30-year span saw the evolution of radio communications from an experimental novelty to an international commodity

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):27 - 32
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    Describes the theoretical and experimental advances that ultimately led to radio communication. View full abstract»

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  • Reading up books: Readings in communications: A historical review: A good approach for a student interested in communications is to trace its historical development through the literature of the times

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):33 - 36
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  • Across the Atlantic: Networks of friendship: Region 8 has been immensely successful in building networks of friendship that transcend national, cultural, religious, and educational boundaries

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):37 - 38
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  • 1984 Outstanding branch counselors/advisors: This award recognizes those counselors and advisors who truly motivate their students to higher levels of technical and professional competence

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):39 - 40
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  • Looking back [Man of High Fidelity: Edwin Howard Armstrong]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 41
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    Recounts the circumstances surrounding the development of FM radio and and patent and legal issues that eventually led to the suicide of its inventor Edwin Howard Armstrong. "Major" Armstrong, as he became known to friends after his commission in World War I, had spent most of his career defending his legal credentials as a great inventor in an area in which he had received about 50 patents and ha... View full abstract»

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  • The gamesman puzzles and sticklers

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):42 - 43
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  • Circuit rider branch news

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 44
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  • What's happening

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):45 - 48
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  • [Inside back cover]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): c3
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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): c4
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IEEE Potentials is the magazine dedicated to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals.

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Sachin Seth
Texas Instruments
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