[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

US Warships jamming Lebanon Internet

Martin Millnert wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 12:00 AM, Joly MacFie <joly at punkcast.com> wrote:
>> Lebanon's Telecom minister is claiming that US Navy radar is blocking the
>> country's Internet..
>> http://www.naharnet.com/domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/0/93A95CA1A4E42178C225782E007371AF
>> "The problem, however, is due to a coordination error related to waves,"
>>> Nahhas told OTV, adding that an investigation was underway to find out
>>> whether this act is "intentional or not."
>> also at
>> http://www.naharnet.com/domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/Lebanon/EFCEF203B3C315A5C225782E0020C75F
> Well-known problem with radars and wifi (used to live next to a
> (military) radar research site):
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radar#Frequency_bands -- Check who uses S and C
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S_band
> Another reason to not rely on radio for your LAN/WAN in times of Aegis
> cruisers passing by... ;)
> Regards,

I've seen Aegis radar interfere with C-band satellite communications (3720-4180 MHz.) which is used by all kinds of