US Warships jamming Lebanon Internet

Chad Dailey nanog at thedaileyplanet.com
Sun Feb 6 01:32:55 CST 2011


I used to work on some of this gear.  The transmitters do indeed go to 11.
If they want to talk, you won't.


On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 1:20 AM, Martin Millnert <millnert at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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