[CentOS] live audio feed via telephone link

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Mar 31 00:18:34 UTC 2009


on 3-30-2009 1:14 PM John R Pierce spake the following:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> It sounds like this location is just begging for wimax or some other 
>> suitable internet service.  What kind of place can support a radio 
>> station but not an internet presence these days?
>>   
> 
> the original poster indicated the FM station was on an American Indian 
> reservation in a very remote canyon, and the ONLY phone lines available 
> were 2 pairs of LONG haul copper POTS lines, one currently used by the 
> stations telephone service, the other available for modem use.   They 
> are using a microwave link to get from the station to the hilltop 
> transmitter, but that the nearest 'real' town with a telephone CO that 
> would support any sort of real internet service is way too far away for 
> FM reception, even with a directional yagi.
Being on an American Indian reservation, I would see if some government grant
money can be acquired from the U.S Dept of the Interior through the BIA.
Depending on the transmitted content, they might help or fund equipment
completely.

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