South Africa to host WEF C4IR

South Africa and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have signed a host government accord to establish an affiliate centre of the WEF’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Centre (C4IR). The WEF established the C4IR in San Francisco in the USA in March 2017, as a hub for global, multi-stakeholder cooperation to develop policy frameworks and advance collaborations […]

Amateur radio societies concerned about the HF noise floor

The International Amateur Radio Union and many of its member societies are expressing serious concerns about the increasing high frequency (HF) spectrum noise floor and are making their voices heard. It was in June 2016 that the world started taking note, when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) office of engineering and technology technical advisory council […]

South African to lead world metrology body

Dr Wynand Louw, one of South Africa’s most prominent and longest serving metrologists, has been elected to hold the presidency at the International Committee for Weights and Measures (CIPM). The election took place during the first session of its 108th meeting held in March 2019 at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) in […]