[RFI] GB> OT - Broadband Over Gas Lines
JimMiller at STL-OnLine.Net
Mon Sep 18 17:24:52 EDT 2006
Is April 1st right around the corner?
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From: "kd4e" <kd4e at verizon.net>
To: <glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu>; "TowerTalk Reflector"
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Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 2:08 PM
Subject: Re: [RFI] GB> OT - Broadband Over Gas Lines
> > "...federal rules that limit the strength of ultrawideband signals don't
> > apply in underground pipes. So, Nunally says, power levels can be
> > boosted to provide each household bandwidth of up to 6 gigabits per
> > second, several times that of a cable provider. Yet power is low enough
> > so that signals can share the pipes with natural gas without starting a
> > fire, he says...".
> > ...I guess at least until a closed valve is encountered, the pipe acts
> > like a waveguide with minimal loss in the medium....
> > 73 Hy W2HY
> I wonder what sort of clamp-on ferrite might be
> applied to tame gas-line QRM? :-)
> I *hate* gas so have no idea as to the size of the
> pipes in the neighborhoods. They are burying the
> Lousiana-Florida pipes about 20 mile down the road
> from here and they are massive!
> Might a buried longwire be necessary as half of a
> QRM nulling setup?
> Thanks! & 73,
> doc, KD4E
> ... somewhere in FL
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