[CentOS] live audio feed via telephone link

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 15:28:30 UTC 2009


On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 3:14 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> 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.

The OP is in Saskatchewan, Canada. Hopefully, as a later poster
suggested, the Canadian government has some $ available, to contribute
 for this project. I believe the distance is much too far for WiMax,
even if it were line of sight, which is not the case here.


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