Archive for December, 2016

SDR: The new wave in amateur radio

  Software defined radio (SDR) is by no means a new technology – not even in amateur radio. It has been widely used in the mobile and other communications industries. AMSAT SA has embarked on a SDR project which is aimed at developing a SDR transponder for a future satellite project. But let as take […]

Unusual HV generator repaired

  Sulzer was recently appointed to repair Nordic Sugar’s high voltage steam turbine generator which had come to the end of its effective service life. The sugar refinery, which produces nearly 1-million t of sugar annually, needed to have its 10,8 kV, 9 MW generator removed and rewound during the factor’s shutdown period in order […]

Women honoured at energy award ceremony

  The tenth Africa Energy Awards, which will take place on 28 March 2017, has introduced a new category, the Women in Power Award. This award aims to honour exemplary women who have boldly forged their way to the top of the power sector, breaking barriers along the way, and earning the title of pioneer and […]