Iliza Sokol

Iliza
Sokol
Associate Digital Editor ,
Design, Engineering & Sourcing Group

Iliza joined the Penton Media group in 2013 after graduating from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BS in Advertising and Marketing Communications. Prior to joining the staff, she worked at NYLON Magazine and a ghostwriting firm based in New York.

Articles
DMSP Imager Measures Brightness Temperatures to Track Weather
The Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) aboard the latest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite utilizes a next-generation sensor suite to study cloud covers.
UPDATE: AEHF Antenna Employs Electronically Steerable Beams
The phased array antennas utilized by Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites offer greater agility and flexibility, thanks to electronically steered beams and upgraded frequencies.
FCC Opens 100 MHz of Spectrum for WiFi Use
The FCC has made 100 MHz of spectrum available within the 5-GHz band for U-NII devices with the hope of increasing WiFi speeds in congested areas.
Precipitation Radar Employs Variable Pulse Repetition
The dual-frequency precipitation radar aboard the Core Observatory satellite uses variable pulse repetition to make detailed measurements about rainfall structure and intensity.
Alabama Region Serves as Test Site for IP-Based Network
Trials of Internet Protocol (IP) -based networks are beginning as mobile data demands increase and attention shifts away from traditional solutions.
JIB Antennas Will Form Array for GPS III Satellites
The self-deploying JIB antennas aboard the latest GPS III satellites come in a range of diameters and lengths.
Precipitation Microwave Imager Flexes Its Frequency Range
The global microwave imager (GMI) aboard the Core Observatory Satellite operates from 10.65 GHz to 183.3 GHz over 13 channels to support three-dimensional views of precipitation.
LTE-TDD Small-Cell Network Demonstrated at NASCAR Raceway
Qualcomm, Sprint, and NASCAR recently demonstrated a Long Term Evolution (LTE) time-division duplex (TDD) hyper-dense small-cell network to satisfy mobile data demand.
EU Funds Photonics Hardware Project for Terabit Communications Satellites
The Multi-gigabit, Energy-efficient, Ruggedized LIghtwave eNgines (MERLIN) for advanced on-board digital processors project aims to provide efficient photonics hardware for terabit-capacity telecommunications satellites.
Hunter UAS Reaches 100,000 Combat Flight Hours
The MQ-5B Hunter unmanned aircraft system (UAS), known for its two heavy fuel engines, uses a multimission optronic payload to relay real-time information to warfighters.
GNSS Chip Cuts Power Consumption for Wearable Devices
Broadcom’s latest system-on-a-chip integrates location technology into wearable devices while consuming little power and extending battery life.
“Network in a Box” Operates Outside Traditional Tactical Range
The Whetstone network suite has been upgraded to push terabytes of tactical communications for warfighters on the edge of networks.
Munitions Tracking System Uses EM Rather than RFID
RuBee tagging and tracking technology uses a wireless visibility tag and magnetic fields, allowing for greater security compared to traditional RFID methods.
Old Mars Spacecraft Learns New Tricks
The Mars Odyssey spacecraft has been repositioned to allow for the first morning-daylight observations of the planet, which could provide insight into a variety of temperature-driven processes.
RFMD and TriQuint Merge to Become NewCo
RF Micro Devices (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor have merged to become NewCo, which plans to provide the latest in mobile and gallium nitride (GaN) solutions.
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