a range of responsibilities of a radio engineer.
a timeline to illustrate the history of technological
change in radio systems.
the impact the BRACS radio system has had on the
lives of Aboriginal people in remote locations.
a table summarising the components in a basic
radio broadcast or electronic circuitry system;
the materials and properties used for each, and
the advantages and disadvantages of each material.
why each of the materials used in radio systems
the special environmental considerations for the
advantages would the BRACS radio system have for
a developing country, for example, East Timor.
why radio is an important aspect in the maintenance
and development of culture.
and explain the process of testing required for
a radio system.
other groups in the community that may benefit from
a system like BRACS.
the radio system used for ethnic radio.
the difference between AM and FM radio transmission.
the differences in radio transmission media.
the basic principles of satellite communication
represent the BRACS system.
an Engineering Report on the radio engineering profession
with reference to:
a. nature and range of work done
b. engineers as managers
c. technologies unique to the profession
d. career prospects
e. training for the profession.
Design and technology
is an example of appropriate technology.
analyse the ethical issues of provision by the Federal
government of the BRACS radio system.
the organisations that have been involved in the
implementation and maintenance of the BRACS radio
how TEABBA has enhanced the acceptance of BRACS.
a class or group plan and present a radio program
for presentation at lunchtime over the school public
address system. Explain how you would decide on
the program content.
why training and education are the key to BRACS
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