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Subject: [TowerTalk] Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: OT: Satellite Internet
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 16:42:13 -0400
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 Ah, so true!

So, what you are saying is that I should have applied for  a tower to use for 
InterNet access purpose? 

Hans - N2JFS




First, the OTARD rules contain provisions for wireless internet, 
essentially pre-empting any HOA, City, County, etc rules for such things 
as MMDS and Wireless Internet.    But, I think there were some cases 
where it was held that just because you can put up a tower for a WISP,
you can't leverage that to put your triband beam up there too.

Now, as to using ham bands for internet access.  That gets into the "are 
you doing business?" rules, and this isn't the proverbial "order a pizza 
on the autopatch" sort of thing. Not to mention the no obscuring of 
meaning rules.  Pretty tough to run a SSH or https session over that ham 
internet connection without breaking that particular rule.

This isn't to say that people don't do it, nor that it may or may not be 
legal.  It's just one of those areas where I think there is a slippery 



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