[rescue] 802.11 + VoIP

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Sun Oct 19 21:43:32 CDT 2003

On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 04:15:40PM -0400, Al Potter wrote:
> vance at neurotica.com said:
> > Get a better antenna.  Or an amp+antenna.  
> Neither are an option with the VOIP applications folks seem to want, think: 
> portable phones.  The latter would be illegal.

AMP + Antenna is legal as long as you follow the FCC rules.  But in
comparison with what hams and licensed links like cell phone a
Wifi-legal amp is pretty low end.
> > I'm running a network at
> > almost a half mile with no dropped packets and decent bitrate.
> Again, a fixed long-haul run is a different beast.  Think luser walking 
> around with a phone....

Do you know a guy named Joshua Curtis?  If so, he knows a phone
company that is planning to do just that.


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