US Warships jamming Lebanon Internet

Martin Millnert millnert at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 01:20:16 CST 2011


On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 12:00 AM, Joly MacFie <joly at punkcast.com> wrote:
> Lebanon's Telecom minister is claiming that US Navy radar is blocking the
> country's Internet..
>
> http://www.naharnet.com/domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/0/93A95CA1A4E42178C225782E007371AF
>
> "The problem, however, is due to a coordination error related to waves,"
>> Nahhas told OTV, adding that an investigation was underway to find out
>> whether this act is "intentional or not."
>
>
> also at
> http://www.naharnet.com/domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/Lebanon/EFCEF203B3C315A5C225782E0020C75F

Well-known problem with radars and wifi (used to live next to a
(military) radar research site):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radar#Frequency_bands -- Check who uses S and C
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S_band

Another reason to not rely on radio for your LAN/WAN in times of Aegis
cruisers passing by... ;)

Regards,
Martin




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