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Re: Going Digital... Ham Radio?





"David M. Tipton, PhD" wrote:

> Hmmm... You guys finally got my dander up....  I love the concept of
> digital communcations, and even more so, wireless digital communications.
> Here's what I offer...
>
> If anyone is interested in setting up a high speed (Hereby defined as
> 38.4K and above) TCP/IP private network for traffic handling, I'll throw
> up the first site in Bedford, TX.
>
> For years, the internet ran on a series of 56K frame relay and point to
> point backbones.
>
> I will work with anyone who is interested, and we will lay out, and
> construct small, inexpensive points of presence to carry health and
> welfare, emergency and general traffic.  In addition, we will make
> realtime communications a reality.
>
> The caveat...  In order to make a project like this succeed, we will need
> the support of a whole lot of folks.  I figure that to bear the traffic of
> a serious number of users, we'll need some form of coordination to handle
> the link frequencies.
>
> Now the kicker...  Let's bounce all email traffic through a bird...  A
> store and forward system to take the burden off of the main backbones so
> that they can be used for real time data.
>
> Ok, though not well thought out at this point, we have a basis to move
> forward.  I won't whine if you won't...
>
> Dave, N8KXA
>
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RIGHT ON DAVE!!!  I'm with you!

Alive and Kicking....  N1ZAQ

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