motivation for routing a bit of

Neal R neal at
Tue May 22 02:16:10 UTC 2007

    I think based on the way things are going the city will be just fine
with it :-) Of course, if I had a nickel for every time I've had this
theoretical discussion I'd jingle when I walk, so we'll see how it plays

Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> On Mon, 21 May 2007 19:49:49 CDT, Neal R said:
>>   Set up a separate SSID exclusively for HAM use. Use IPsec AH -
>> cryptographically signed traffic keeps the unlicensed out without
>> breaking the no payload encryption requirements. City gets help with the
>> civil defense radio of the 21st century, HAMs get a new toy, and
>> everyone is happy. Sure, there are security concerns, but the interface
>> to the outside world is a proxy server HAMs can use while doing storm
>> watch and such ... nobody gets in or out without a note from the FCC ...
>>   Or am I making this just a bit too simple?
> The hams might be OK on it.  The city probably won't be thrilled unless
> you can find a way to get their legal staff to sign off on it.  Remember,
> most lawyers aren't geeks, and will judge a proposal on a different basis
> than geeks do.

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