yup, we've been doing it for the last 3-4 years in Galway.. you need an
amateur radio licence to broadcast though. the test is a doodle for
anyone who got a bit of an electronics background..
we've got a couple of 56k nodes about 12 miles apart. :) linux gateways of
course. theres a plan underway to link galway and limerick but we could do
with some volunteer labour and donations for the equipment. it costs over
a grand to get 1 56k node going. I'm very busy at the moment so thats
about all the time I have to discuss til after 6
On Thu, 27 Jan 2000, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
>What are the rules in Ireland wrt packet radio implementations?
>>Are there sections of bandwidth set aside for people who want to run
>their own low-power, low-bandwidth networks?
>>It would be nice to be able to set up a few nodes which could be
>constantly connected in a low-power radio net... I'd certainly be
>interested in making it happen if it's feasible, and I know a few
>others who would be also.
>>Anyone got any information on doing this?
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