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Re: [SPAM] Re: One-Laptop-per-Child two XO-1 ?



And more than that .. the perfect platform to build apps for that  
promote ham radio in variously subtle ways.

(Imagining an inexpensive kit-buildable transceiver that plugs into an  
OLPC, with free downloadable software custom tailored to it, targeting  
PSK31 or other common narrowband digital modes .. :D )

On Dec 21, 2007, at 8:22 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:

>> Re: One-Laptop-per-Child two XO-1 ?
>> Have I missed something ?
>> Are these good for Ham Radio applications ?
>
> The way I see it:
> * Goal is $100 laptop
> * Runs under Linux
> * Excellent visibility in bright sun
> * Runs Display uses only 0.1W in sun
> * Can be charged by solar power
> * built-in 802.11 wireless plus automatic MESHING with others
> * Targeted at youth worldwide...
>
> And on and on...
>
> Seems the perfect platform for HAM radio!
>
> Bob, WB4APR
>

           --... ...-- -.. . -. ..... ...- -...
                   Bruce Bostwick N5VB


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