Well all I am surprised that the list admin has not shut this down...
I for one have had great success with Wild Blue.
MAYBE what you need to do is actually talk to your neighbors and see what
When we moved here 18 years ago General Telephone was doing a whopping 28k
All the people in our group of 8 homes on 5 acres or so that have internet
capability are using
No it's not the fastest but it works and much better than 26.4 on dialup.
Maybe Hughes net or whatever it is called works better but W.B. was
available here first and I also use Dishnetwork
for TV after we abandoned or C band dish.
Go find out what works for your neighbors and QUIT bitching about the
73 Larry WA9VRH
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Gilbert" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 5:26 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: Fwd: OT: Satellite Internet
> I don't understand these comments. Forget the ham radio part ... if I
> understand him correctly he's saying that someone (anyone) could add a
> couple of 24 dbi antennas to a standard 802.11 system and get greatly
> increased range. People do that all the time. Entire neighborhoods
> have pooled their resources to set up such ad hoc networks. As far as I
> know it is perfectly legal for ANY traffic ... it's just a pencil beam
> "hot spot". The only limitation would be the terms of the service
> agreement between the guy at the far end and his service provider
> regarding piggy back users.
> Dave AB7E
> On 8/27/2010 1:17 PM, Ryan Jairam wrote:
>> The only catch would be that there could not be any commercial
>> traffic, which rules out using your ham license for a high powered
>> wifi backhaul for internet access. It won't be legal.
>> Ryan, N2RJ
>> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 4:11 PM, jimlux<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Adam Shirley WJ4X wrote:
>>>> Your amateur radio license allows you to use "out of band" wireless
>>>> networking.. You can move out of the standard channels for wireless
>>>> networking and use some power and do a lot with IP over RF.
>>>> i.e. If a neighbor 10 miles away has DSL, there's nothing that can stop
>>>> you from installing a 2.4GHz backhaul from his place to yours. (if you
>>>> have line of sight)
>>> BTW you could do this perfectly legally without using ham radio.. put
>>> 24dBi antennas at both ends, and 10 miles is no problem with standard
>>> off the shelf 802.11 gear. that 40-50 dB extra gain is like running
>>> kilowatts instead of the stock 100mW (or, another way, it gives you
>>> 100-300 times the range of the stock box)
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