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SubjectRe: [Announce] Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
On Saturday 25 February 2006 05:53, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 05:49:47AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> As someone (a broadcast engineer with 40+ years of carrying what
>> used to be a 1st phone) obviously more familiar with the FCC R&R
>> than you apparently are, Christoph, I'll have to argue that point.
>
>Please stop spreading the bullshit. Please quote the FCC regulation
> on this.

Its not "bullshit" as you so "eloquently" put it, Christoph. As for
looking it up, I'd imagine your ability to run a search engine at
fcc.gov exceeds mine. Hint, its probably in the section called "Rules
that apply to all". These rules go back to about the time of when they
outlawed any transmit tunability in CB radios in the later 70's, so its
not a new item by any means as its just an extension of that edict to
cover this newer technology. The fact that it effectively put a stop to
conference call type use of single sideband because no 2 radios were on
the same, now non-adjustable frequency was an undesirable thing, but
thats the breaks. I might try and look it up after I've had some zz's,
as I just came from doing transmitter maintainance overnight.

>> So basicly, you can accept it with the wrappers Intel provides, or
>> linux will not have access to the use of these devices, any of them
>> that fit in the category of "software radios".
>
>We have support for other software radios. If intel doesn't do the
> right thing support for their hardware will have to wait until
> someone has reverse-engineered their daemon [1].
>
>[1] they disallow it in their license, but that's completely void in
> many countries.

I don't think you'll find that to be the case here in the states.

--
Cheers, Gene
People having trouble with vz bouncing email to me should add the word
'online' between the 'verizon', and the dot which bypasses vz's
stupid bounce rules. I do use spamassassin too. :-)
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