Pragmatic 99: StarLink

14 August, 2020

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SpaceX and Elon Musk have been accelerating a project to provide high-speed, low latency broadband internet around the world via Satellites and are calling it StarLink. Radek joins John to deep dive into what StarLink is trying to accomplish, why it’s a such a different approach to the problem and why it might actually succeed where others have failed.
Duration 1 hour, 17 minutes and 44 seconds Direct Download
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Show Notes

SpaceX Achievements:

Radio Bands:

Competing Satellite Technologies:

Links of potential interest:

StarLink:

Radek’s Recommendations:

Nozbe Teams:


Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Oliver Steele and Shane O'Neill.
Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.
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Radek Pietruszewski

Radek Pietruszewski

Radek is a software developer and is behind both Tadam App and Nozbe, podcasts regularly on The Podcast and is an avid follower of all things Space X.

John Chidgey

John Chidgey

John is an Electrical, Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer, software developer, podcaster, vocal actor and runs TechDistortion and the Engineered Network. John is a Chartered Professional Engineer in both Electrical Engineering and Information, Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering (ITEE) and a semi-regular conference speaker.

John has produced and appeared on many podcasts including Pragmatic and Causality and is available for hire for Vocal Acting or advertising. He has experience and interest in HMI Design, Alarm Management, Cyber-security and Root Cause Analysis.

You can find him on the Fediverse and on Twitter.