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Submission + - BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand (ap.org)

MrCodswallop writes:

Last November, the BBC announced it would beam regular Korean-language broadcasts to North Korea, but it was not clear whether the loss of the Thai transmission site might affect those plans. The U.S.-government-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Asia already target North Korea.

Comment Re:Elephant in the room (Score 1) 274

Quality would be the biggest elephant in the room? Injection molded thermoplastics offer vastly different and in most instances superior engineered mechanical properties as compared with 3D printed alternatives. I would not risk my Garmin on a 3D printed plastic adapter in actual use. Until then, its a cool toy to have for show and tell in schools and perhaps inspire the next generation of engineers.

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