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Saturday, March 4, 2006

 

60 Feet to High Speed: man builds own reception tower

`Have you ever faced a real challenge whose only solution most people would consider too crazy or difficult? In this article you will learn about one of the most challenging personal projects Iíve done, and it was all in the name of Internet access. The goal was simple: throw away 56k and upgrade to high-speed internet. Sound easy? Think again. [..]

Eventually, I came up with a plan. I would build a sixty-plus foot tower so I could intercept the signal! Well, thatís a simple thing to say, but it’s another story to really to do it. This is the story of how one man got the Internet access he craved, and how others can follow in his footsteps (just in case you ever need to build a sixty-foot tower in your backyard).’




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