Other than many companies do not allow reselling or more than one
location served from a demarc. Have the person with DSL check their
> 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)
>> On 8/27/2010 3:40 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> How easy would it be to arrange an I-connection on UHF? We did relatively
>>> good linking all our digipeaters together and go one step further should be
>>> possible especially with all the towers we have up. Remember now, some (if
>>> not most) of us have the tower strictly due to the PRB1 and that is only
>>> supporting FCC97 use. I have that restriction and knowing my neighbors,
>>> they will report any deviation they can imagine. I can't even put up a TV
>>> antenna without them complaining.
>>> By the way; isn't there something about "reuse of towers" law somewhere,
>>> meaning that if a cellphone provider what to share my tower the zoning
>>> board can do nothing about it?
>>> Hans - N2JFS
> oh wow.. this opens a whole can of worms..
> 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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