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Maaia Mark Productions takes home honors at L.A. film festival

Maaia Mark Productions takes home honors at L.A. film festival

photo caption: (left to right) Noah Mark, Gabe Dauer, David H. Price, Levi C. MaaiaLevi C. Maaia and Noah Mark of Maaia Mark Productions took home awards in four categories at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards (LAIFFA) for their documentary feature...

Pathways to Invention

Pathways to Invention

Levi C. Maaia is directing the independent documentary film "Pathways to Invention." Inventors and inventions are all around us proving that we all have the power in our minds and hands to shape the world. However, even the most accomplished makers and creators often...

Amateur Radio Newsline – Island Center Radio Station

Amateur Radio Newsline – Island Center Radio Station

Amateur Radio Newsline™ 10/14/2021: Report 2294 Amateur Radio Newsline covered the $35,550 grant that Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club received to build a radio station at the new Chrisman California Islands Center in Carpinteria, Calif.

Tracking Transpacific Airliners: VHF, HF Radio & ADS-B

Tracking Transpacific Airliners: VHF, HF Radio & ADS-B

Amateur radio operators aren’t the only ones using HF on a daily basis for reliable, long-distance communications. Airline pilots use HF frequencies from 2800 kHz to 22 MHz as their primary means of communication with shore stations during oceanic flights. These comms...

Santa Barbara Library contacts the ISS

Santa Barbara Library contacts the ISS

On July 3, 2019, with the help of the Santa Barbara Amatuer Radio Club, children at the Santa Barbara Public Library contacted Astronaut Nick Hague on the International Space Station as part of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station program. Santa...

Ph.D. Dissertation: The Keys to Maker Education

Ph.D. Dissertation: The Keys to Maker Education

by Levi C. Maaia
This study examined how and in what ways an instructor and students defined and influenced the co-creation of a maker-based STEM culture at an independent high school.