[CentOS] live audio feed via telephone link

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 17:09:55 UTC 2009


On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 10:23 AM, JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-03-29 at 08:54 -0500, Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> The other thing, if it is Line of Sight, as suggested by previous
>> posters, is a VHF radio link.
>
> I would not bet my load on line of sight! I have seen days where VHF
> (tropo)will travel 3500 miles and days where it would not get to my
> neighbors house! Add that into the equation. Just keep in mind TV
> stations ( analog/digital) transmit Kilowatts to just get 75 mile
> coverage.
>
> Now, what about a long element yagi? Good, but not dependable. Stick
> with a Land Line. RF is the most unpredictable form of AC current there
> is in the world. You never know what it is going to do. The atmosphere
> predicts it's fate.

I have to agree with John Stanley's comments on this, because of the
distance. Depends on the frequency, terrain, etc., but the distance is
long, for 100% reliability.


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