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[Ham-80211] Re: Emergency Wireless Internet (Mark Miller)

kd4e kd4e at verizon.net
Thu Oct 6 17:22:41 UTC 2005


I missed a piece of this thread and really would like
to learn more.

The "print edition" of what publication, please?

 > KC2MMi wrote:
 > The print edition gave it a full page, plus a special box on the 
front of the
 > "Circuits" section to pull attention to it.
 >
 > Considering:
 > -- that hams can do the same things, with the same equipment, but 
with higher
 > power limits
 > --that the NYTimes hasn't said much about ham opts in Katrina
 > --the government agencies are also using WiFi to set up bubbles with 
sat links
 > out
 >
 > I'd suspect the ham emcomm community (ARRL/ARES) is ignoring an 
important option
 > that everyone else is grabbing off the shelf.
 >
 > No, WiFi or WiMax or Sky-Fi (my own term for WiFi plus a satlink out) 
isn't HF
 > or CW. But as the article shows, it can be damned effective.

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