Franklin Diaz is a Consulting Engineer on the SecOps team at Palo Alto Networks. He is a 20+ year technology professional whose background includes work in Telecommunications, Networks, Software, and Information Security. Franklin is the lead organizer for the annual BSides Indy security conference. He holds two Masters Degree’s as well as a BS in Computer Science.
Observe the Universe through the lens of RF signals, chemistry, spectroscopy, interferometry and more. Consider the intersection of Ham Radio, RF Engineering, and Astronomy w/RA. This is a great sandbox for makers and hacker types to play in!
- Provide some historical background on the relatively young scientific field of Radio Astronomy.
- Enjoy some pictures and stories about what happens at a typical RA conference.
- Discuss how RA overlaps with things that hold the attention of hackers and tech nerds.