Guinness Book of World Record Holder, Michael Coyne, uses Pocket Radar™ for New Luge World Record Attempt

by Tyler Scaturro May 21, 2013

Pocket Radar™ was recently contacted by a current world record holder looking for a training tool that would help in achieving a new luge world record.  Michael Coyne, Team Leader for Expedition Outreach, set the Guinness Book World Record for the Highest Altitude Luge run down Mount Chacaltaya in Bolivia from 17,200 feet altitude on July 18th, [...]
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Pocket Radar™ Helps Sponsor Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

by Tyler Scaturro February 27, 2013

This past weekend in beautiful Palm Springs, CA was the first annual Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic, held in honor of one of the most legendary figures in softball history.  She was both an incredible human being and ambassador to the sport, and her many years of service will be sorely missed but never forgotten.  The [...]
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Skateboarding, Science and Pocket Radar™

by Tyler Scaturro February 01, 2013

The team at Pocket Radar™ always enjoys hearing back from its customers about the different applications they are using the product for.  One of the more recent applications that got us excited was mixing science with skateboarding. We recently got in contact with Professor Adrian Lenardic of Rice University, who informed us of his scientific [...]
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Pocket Radar™: Helping Bring Safety To Central Park

by Tyler Scaturro January 22, 2013

In addition to its sports related applications, The Pocket Radar™ is also currently used throughout the world to help with traffic safety. This past year, reporters from the New York Daily News caught multiple cyclists breaking the 25 mph bike speed limit in Central Park in a 35 minute period. Numerous pedestrians have cited complaints [...]
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Andy Lopez Talks Life Lessons, Coaching and Pocket Radar™

by Tyler Scaturro December 28, 2012

In a recent interview, Andy Lopez, head baseball coach at the University of Arizona, discussed how he trained a national championship winning baseball team. The Arizona Wildcats went undefeated in the D1 College World Series and denied the three-peat dreams of last year’s champions, the University of South Carolina, to become the 2012 NCAA National [...]
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Pocket Radar at USPTA Annual Conference

by Tyler Scaturro October 15, 2012

On the week of Sept. 16-21, members of the United States Professional Tennis Association gathered in beautiful Monterey, California for what is the annual USPTA World Conference.  First time host division Northern California, where our headquarters are located, was a great place for USPTA to celebrate its 85th birthday, and the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel [...]
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Pocket Radar Helps Take Uganda Team to the Little League World Series!

by Pocket Radar August 17, 2012

Tonight a team from Uganda plays for the first time ever in the Little League World Series. They have been training hard all season to make it this far. Pocket RadarTM  has been a key part of their training to help develop the skills needed to compete at the top level in the world.  Take [...]
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The Pocket Radar Team and SETI

by Pocket Radar April 04, 2012

The Pocket Radar team recently had the privilege of working with the SETI institute to help evaluate a possible new radio telescope site for scientific exploration.
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Want a Faster Tennis Serve? Do Sit-ups And Wrist Exercises!

by Pocket Radar May 23, 2011

We were recently paid a visit to the 2011 California Science Fair to meet with Kyle Lin, a Santa-Rosa High School student whose science fair project used Pocket Radar to study the effect that building rectus abdominis muscle strength or increasing wrist flexion has on tennis service velocity. Kyle used Pocket Radar to measure the [...]
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Radar History

by Pocket Radar May 20, 2011

“Welcome to Radar Nation, where the ideal velocities resemble temperatures in Phoenix in July.” In the April 4th edition of Sports Illustrated, writer Tom Verducci wrote a great article titled Radar Love; he included an overall history of how and where radar technology came about in the baseball industry. In 1946, at the Griffith Stadium [...]
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Pocket Radar – Year In Review

by Pocket Radar May 04, 2011

From claiming speed records in the air, on the ground or in the water, to fastballs, auto racing, and downhill skiing, to playground cycling and running races, there is no doubt that the “need for speed” is deeply rooted in humankind. In fact, speed is such a fascination that an entire television network is devoted [...]
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Planet-Soaring: Pocket Radar Review

by Pocket Radar April 06, 2011

Aeromodellers have always been attracted by speed, if not addicted. But when you come to the speed evaluation, you quickly discover that people are very often optimistic (like measuring altitude). This is why a speed radar is interesting for our hobby. If you don’t want to invest in an expensive radar gun, there is now [...]
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