[LMB] why we still need paper books

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Sep 22 14:44:07 BST 2011


On Sep 22, 2011, at 7:40 AM, Jeff Shultz wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:46 PM, Paula Lieberman <paal at gis.net> wrote:
> 
>> I wonder what blue-green or other laser usable in atmosphere for
>> communications would cost "for the last mile"
>> 
>> Interesting thought. LoS radio is a so-so solution. The big problem for
> lasers in this case would be literally line of sight - no hills, no trees,
> no buildings.... in our area, you don't find that much.


There are wireless internet services with a transmitter on a mountain or high tower and directional antennas on houses.


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