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Norfolk Southern invests in safety improvements

...include money for enhancing highway crossings and signals, buying new dispatch systems, equipping locomotives with satellite technology, and performing X-ray inspections of tracks to identify defects.Police said all lights and arms were working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/norfolk-southern-invests-saf
Appling family loves delivering Good News on radio dials 24 hours a day

...on 24 hours a day."With deregulation, it wasn't necessary to have a staff member on duty all the time. As satellite technology became more sophisticated, the station became the area's first full-time, 24-hour Christian radio station...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-21/appling-family-loves-del
Blighted harvest drives olive oil price pressures

...Avignon.In Beja, 180 kilometers (110 miles) southeast of the Portuguese capital Lisbon, producers deploy satellite technology on their high-tech farms these days but after generations they are still fighting age-old enemies: the olive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/blighted-harvest-drives-ol
Law says homeless must stay in prison

...The law requires lifetime electronic monitoring of child molesters once they're released from prison. The satellite technology used to track offenders requires they have a dedicated phone line and a way to recharge their Global Positioning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/27/met_90351.shtml
Metro
Satellites, radars chart migration

...has. Clemson University's Radar Ornithology Lab has spent more than a decade exploring the use of radar and satellite technology to decipher the mysteries of migrating waterfowl and songbirds. The discoveries have been exciting and insightful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/out_374385.shtml
Outdoors
Techbits: Sightseeing guide, Nerd TV and more

...have devised battery-powered sightseeing cars with computers that talk. The vehicles boast Global Positioning Satellite technology that provides passengers with their location and explains attractions with its tactile screen or audio recordings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/12/ent_1613.shtml
Things to Do
These kicks were made for tracking

...been a miscommunication and his son was safe. Days later, the engineer started working on a prototype of Quantum Satellite Technology, a line of $325 to $350 adult sneakers that hit shelves next month. It promises to locate the wearer anywhere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/10/bus_115988.shtml
Business
Incredible betrayal

...administration allowed China to acquire, in the words of the report, "super-computers to simulate nuclear tests (and) satellite technology that might help aim ballistic missiles more accurately ... against the United States and its allies" is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/26/op_262304.shtml
Opinion columns
Farmers have field day learning new tech

...advances to stretch their operating dollars. Observers say that in today's high-tech economy, bioengineering and satellite technology can increasingly be found among the tractors and seed bags of traditional agriculture. "If you don't stay up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/03/met_427424.shtml
Metro
Minimalist mushers take a pass on tracking devices

...Iditarod Trail Committee asked him and other veteran Iditarod mushers to voluntarily carry a 2-pound piece of satellite technology that is supposed to track their progress online along the 1,100-mile trail, the Sheep Mountain musher had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/02/out_189462.shtml
Outdoors