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[Ham-80211] Application idea for high speed amateur networking

Joe S. Borovetz wa5vms at tapr.org
Thu Sep 29 16:21:30 UTC 2011

On 9/29/2011 11:02 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote:
>> Hello all
>> I live in las Vegas and am constructing what I call the QST Machine. 
>> Think of it as an information kiosk for hams that aren't familiar 
>> with the town. It runs like an automated phone system. Touch tone 1 
>> for ...... Touch 2 for.... Touch 3 for Newsline. Ect.
>> It will be on a remote mountain-top for good coverage. Being computer 
>> controlled, I need a link to upload new menu options, Newsline and 
>> more. At least 50 to 100 Kbps. I have been messing around with a 
>> couple old wrt54g's hacked out with DD-WRT. I love them with the new 
>> firmware! I have not, however gotten around to trying to shoot the 7 
>> mile path between the mountain and me. I have most of the necessary 
>> equipment including dishes. Just a matter of time.
>> Any questions, comments, concerns, discussions?
This application would seem to me to be close to broadcasting which is 
not legal.

Also, watch out for the Ubiquity radios....the FCC is starting to target 
users of those radios and is handing out citations....I know this to be 
a fact from someone who received a citation.


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