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[ale] Needed, will pay cash for: Portmaster 2E and Modem Rack full of Modems.
I saw an article somewhere about something akin to ressurecting UUCP,
except with a USB-drive based 'sneakernet' based on people making regular
visits to different towns in Africa. They already had someone that made a
loop of all the villages in a certain region by motorcycle to deliver
medicines, so they gave him a thumb drive also so the schools and hospitals
get their bi-weekly stick drop from the rest of the world.
I know there are different store-forward based systems for HF radio, but
not sure what the rules for HF are for commercial use.
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 10:13:25AM -0500, Jim Kinney wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 9:59 AM, Mike Harrison <meuon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
> > This is going to a place aspiring to
> > be part of the 3rd world.
> Yowch! _Rising_ to 3rd world status is a scary situation.
> May want to include cell phone connection. Many 3rd world places have better
> cell than POTS connectivity.
> James P. Kinney III
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