Photo: Buoys anchored in channel

...according to Dave Borg, harbor master for Docks and Harbors. The buoys are not in the navigational channel, and the Coast Guard has put out a broadcast notice "over the appropriate VHF radio frequencies" to notify boaters, Borg said.
NTSB releases report on mid-air crash near Wasilla

...airplane and his helmet likely protected him from a more serious injury, Johnson said.Investigators are looking into whether the pilots used different radio frequencies during their flights and whether that played a role in the collision.
In one weekend, 5 drug overdoses in Juneau

...said."We are watching the trend to see if this stays consistent or if it was an anomaly," he said. "It may have been a short term spike in frequency and may level out as quickly as it rose up."This is a developing story.
Wildlife Spy: The scream you can't hear

...hour! Birds can't hear in the high-frequency range that bats do, so echolocation...decibels! The sneaky part is bats use frequencies too high for most insects, and humans...hear best within a certain range of frequencies, but make sounds outside that range...
Dan Olsen's orca Wildlife Wednesday

...sound travels faster.But killer whales don't have to choose between speed and staying power. They can make two different frequencies at the same time, as they have two nasal passages leading up to the same blowhole, he said. About half of calls use both...
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...released Wednesday reinforces a trend revealed by state records, showing that wildfires have been blistering Alaska with greater frequency and intensity.The findings have left forest managers and climate scientists to try to explain why and predict what's next...
Senators balk at Native wireless deal

...Native corporations keep control of wireless telephone radio frequencies purchased in January. In response to the objections, Alaska...3 billion, so the FCC repossessed and reauctioned the frequencies. Alaska Native Wireless - a joint venture between Doyon...
Turning up the volume

...including KTOO News on its current frequencies, Rain Country Radio on 102.7 and...stations will be: KTOO News - On the same frequency, KTOO News will include the current...communities. They won't get the two frequencies KTOO is acquiring, and Legere said...
Business profile

...clocks. Customers range with those with mild hearing loss to the ``profoundly deaf.'' Often hearing loss comes at high frequencies, so that the letters f, s, sh and th become indistinguishable. Average conversational volume should be heard at 40 feet...
New form of X-ray vision coming to consumers

...even better is that ultra-wideband devices can work within frequencies already allocated for other radio services - helping to maximize...could require the technology to be used above very congested frequencies, said John Reed, senior engineer in the FCC's technical...


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