internet access from a radio mast

  the old man 13:44 21 May 2008
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Does anyone have any information on this subject. Someone I know, wants to access the internet from a mast in the Barrow in Furness area.

  Terry Brown 13:54 21 May 2008

If you are talking about receiving a signal via an Aerial mast, I can only assume that it is linked to a decoder /modem to feed into his system, although personally I have not heard of it.

I know there has been trials, where you receive a signal via the mains (earth cable), could that be linked to it ?
Terry

  Technotiger 14:06 21 May 2008

Are you sure you do not mean WiFi access spots, of which there are many all over the place - some can be used free, others require payment.

  woodchip 14:06 21 May 2008

Do you mean to connect a router antenna to it

  the old man 14:09 21 May 2008

i think the friend may well mean WiMax.

  Technotiger 14:11 21 May 2008
  Technotiger 14:16 21 May 2008

According to this, WiMax is not available in Barrow on Furness .. click here

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