[rescue] interesting geek toy

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Thu Jun 28 22:10:20 CDT 2001

Bill Bradford wrote:

> I've got here an AirMedia / Global Village
> NewsCatcher / "Internet Antenna" that was
> sold 3-4 years ago.  This thing basically
> hooked up via your serial port and you got
> news feeds, stock quotes, etc, over the
> pager networks ..

Neato. I've seen one that follows baseball games play-by-play.

> However, they discontinued the service in
> '99.. but I'm wondering if I couldnt somehow
> use this to "sniff" the signal going over
> the pager frequencies...

It probably only listens on one frequency. :(


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