Ham Radio Networking (was Re: Rogers Canada using 22.214.171.124/8 for internal address space)
owen at delong.com
Fri May 27 04:04:43 UTC 2011
On May 26, 2011, at 5:41 PM, Carl Rosevear wrote:
> Yeah, so... the thing is there really are benefits to ham radio for
> the community. I 100% believe in that. And yes, there are a lot of
> neck beards but, honestly, look at some pictures from a NANOG meeting!
Indeed, there is a club call sign for NANOG. ;-)
I have it on good authority that N4NOG is registered as follows:
North American Network Operators' Group ARC
C/o Robert Seastrom, PO BOX 9303
McLean, VA 22102
> But so here is a "system" that is capable of playing a key role in
> improving many peoples' lives (if actually used), helping in
> emergencies, assisting during armageddon (?), etc. There are an awful
> lot of netblocks that are used for much less valid things (IMHO)...
> but since those make money, everyone endorses it and considers it
Given this belief you may want to come stand up for it on the ARIN
public policy mailing list where there is currently a policy being
discussed that attempts to remove needs basis from the criteria
to receive an IPv4 netblock through the directed transfer process.
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