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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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/wildlife-spy-scream-you-cant-hear
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/dan-olsens-orca-wildlife-wednesday
Outdoors
Man-made sounds' effect on marine animals

...functional hearing groups" based on the frequencies they can hear, a change from previous...decibels, cumulatively, for "high-frequency cetaceans (like true porpoises) exposed...notes this is a generalization, as frequency can affect sound level.) Ambient ocean...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-24/man-made-sounds-effect-marine-animal
Outdoors
Stolen bat sonar detector is 'Crime of the Week'

...SM2BAT detector and song meter were stolen from the Lemon Creek area. The instrument is used to measure and record bat sonar frequencies.Erickson said it was stolen between May 9 and May 31, 2013. The detector and other parts stolen were valued at more than...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-11
Local
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...document reads. "Alternative 2B would not provide a direct highway link to Juneau, but would improve access in terms of cost, frequency, and capacity. This may reduce the perception that it is difficult and expensive for the majority of Alaska residents to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local
My Turn: Homeless again

...it came to my attention that our city bus service is in the process of determining changes to it's bus routes, it's frequency of service and the pick-up/drop-off points around Juneau. It is my hope that changes like these would not only be determined...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-07/homeless-again
Opinion
On the Trails: Hunting success

...farther north: In Kenai and Talkeetna, 10 to 22 percent of moose hunters were successful.It is harder the find data on the frequency of moose kills by wolves, which also varies enormously. Although wolves are capable of killing two moose in one day when...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/trails-hunting-success
Outdoors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121201/sta_wireless.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120806/loc_20061208004.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122899/Biz_profile.html
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