Posted 12:16 PM 12/26/2012 : Boeing Subs Potatoes for Humans in Wi-Fi Improvement Tests
SEATTLE (KING) - Boeing calls it the SPUD test. It stands for "Synthetic Personnel Using Dielectric Substitution" - a fancy way of saying, we used potatoes to stand in for people in radio testing.
Last summer, inside a retired DC-10 parked in the Arizona desert, Boeing engineers loaded
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