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[ale] Wandering OT: Re: Car PC's and internet radio?
On Tue, 2007-04-17 at 23:14 -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-04-17 at 23:09 -0400, Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> > Can you point me to a specification or, better yet, otherwise
> > demonstrate that it's downlink-only?
> I can't speak for all satellite radios, but my Sirius one couldn't
> possibly be uploading anything. It would drain the battery if it did...
> plus the receiver sits 10 inches away from my head... and if it was
> transmitting I seriously doubt that my cellphone would work without any
> interruption. YMMV.
Also, my sat receiver is at most 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch thick.
Sat transmitters on, critical care and transport trucks, would have
trouble fitting in a one foot square box.