[conspire] (forw) Re: [ILUG] Android gone Free

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Sun Nov 16 02:37:17 PST 2008

On Fri, 14 Nov 2008 13:18:19 -0800, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben at mrbrklyn.com):
>> One question.  What do you connect to?
> I'm not a telco guy, and there were parts of that I'll have to look up
> (e.g., "DSP chips to implement IQ-based demodulation and modulation" and
> "PCB version of functionality of E220 USB modem, etc., or Sierra 850".
> However, my understanding is that, while VOIP uses (obviously) generic
> IP transport, the other stuff cited can connect directly to various
> wireless telco providers' wireless extensions to the public switched
> telephone network.  The only remaining obstacle then becomes
> non-technical, i.e., them being willing to have you as a customer and
> set you up for billing.

At the next CABAL, you're welcome to test this theory with my Sierra 860, 
now working with OpenWRT (as opposed to without) on the $65 Fry's 3G 
router (AirLink101 AR360W3G).

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