2019-05-20 3 min read


Planning & Strategy.

Making & Manufacturing.

Maintenance, Repair & Operations.

Distribution & Logistics.

  • The RF spectrum being auctioned for 5G development could interfere with weather satellites' ability to measure water vapor in the atmosphere. Water vapor emits a signal at 23.8 GHz, and weather satellites monitor that frequency to estimate water content in the atmosphere. The FCC has already sold off the 24.25-24.45 GHz and 24.75-25.25 GHz bands, and FCC chairman Ajit Pai is, predictably, unfazed by claims that 5G noise might throw off hurricane prediction models, etc.

Inspection, Testing & Analysis.


Alastair Philip Wiper's photos of the Copenhagen Central Hospital laundry.

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Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright is the (mostly accidental) founder of Scope of Work, which he started writing (as The Prepared) in 2013. Today he serves as its editor-in-chief and chief dilettante.
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