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Old 12-19-2009, 08:47 AM
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Default This is only a test

Originally Posted by Whatfur View Post

But maybe we can take his post and turn it into something positive. First, it IS positive that he speaks of needing to provide gifts for his nephew and not his own children...(if you know what I mean). Second he does bring up a concept that is rather interesting although radio transference of power is certainly not the most effective means of wireless power transfer. Third, it provides me a segue to talk about almost taking a job with a company that was looking at utilizing radio waves to transmit, not power, but data to remote computers traveling around cities (of course cell phones and internet made their attempts mute and the company disappear). Glad I did not take the job. Lastly, I can answer his question...why YES I can and do access the internet from off the grid via satellite...look up the company "Wild Blue" buddy subscribes. I can actually log into my PC at work from off the grid, 250 miles away, and subsequently support customers around the world from a log cabin near the Canadian border. Technology is amazing. With a generator (or an effective battery) I could probably do it from my tent. However, its only amenity is a wood stove.
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