I saw a cute site that describes a whole lot of the technology and regulations of flying in Australia. I have a few friends with pilots licenses, and I get to hear all the jargon. What I dont get to hear is a lot of the meanings for the words used. Phrases such as ‘Late Final’ and such. This set of pages describes a lot of the pieces of flight technology – worth a good read.

Vodafone have announced that they are now operating a 3G phone network. I am not sure what this means in theory, or in practice. And if I as a wireless professional do not know what this means then you can only guess that the general community has no idea. I think 3G means that you have the ability to use high bandwidth services over the phone service, but you can do that using 2.5G