Tag: TV

via HACKADAY: Remotely Get Root On Most Smart TVs With Radio Signals

[Rafael Scheel] a security consultant has found that hacking smart TVs takes nothing much more than an inexpensive DVB-T transmitter, The transmitter has to be in range of the target TV and some malicious signals. The hack works by exploiting hybrid broadcast broadband TV signals and widely known about bugs in web browsers commonly run […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #923

Edition # 923 – Release date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR923HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: 2 men arrested on domestic terrorism charges after threatening to blow up HAARP RSGB criticizes UK Channel 5 television over […]

via the RSGB: RSGB response to Channel 5 TV programme

We work hard to build relationships with the media and often provide facts and help when programmes and articles featuring amateur radio are being prepared. Unfortunately, the RSGB was not invited to be part of Channel 5’s “Nightmare Neighbour Next Door” programme or to verify any facts. We have, of course, contacted Channel 5 about […]

John Crockett remembered as emergency communications advocate (South Carolina)

A S.C. Educational Television leader and emergency communications advocate John Crockett, Jr. (W3KH) died Wednesday following a lengthy illness. Crockett was 69. “John was a great leader, mentor and a champion for public service,” said ETV president Linda O’Bryon. “He worked tirelessly to ensure that SCETV’s network provided citizens with access to broadcast, educational content […]

via HACKADAY: The Problem with Software Defined Radio

There’s a problem with software defined radio. It’s not that everyone needs to re-learn what TEMPEST shielding is, and it’s not that Bluetooth is horribly broken. SDR’s biggest problem is one of bandwidth and processing. With a simple USB TV Tuner, you can listen in on aircraft, grab Landsat images from hundreds of miles up, […]

via HACKADAY: Not Quite 101 Uses For An Analog UHF TV Tuner

Young electronics hackers today are very fortunate to grow up in an era with both a plethora of capable devices to stimulate their imagination, and cheap and ready access to them. Less than the price of a hamburger meal can secure you a Linux computing platform such as the Raspberry Pi Zero, and a huge […]

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