It depends on the country, but in general it's OK to encrypt control codes, but not OK to encrypt data. Although shared keys probably fix the problem.
BTW, encryption is already permitted (in the ham bands) in many countries. The only catch is that the encryption must be via a publicly disclosed method.
There are many encrypted ham standards, PSK31 WSPR, WSJT, MAP65, Hellscriber, etc, etc.
The main reason (for public methods) is to prevent commercial organisations taking advantage of the generous Amateur Radio provisions.
You can now. Just stick to the allocated ISM bands (eg WiFi).
What you can't do now is build your own transmitter without a ham license. This obviously is to prevent interference to other services.
The philosophy is simple. License the Radio or License the Operator. The Amateur Operator has passed sufficient technical barrier to ensure that they won't do stupid things and cause interference.
There is one catch however. The Amateur License excluded commercial operations. To do that you need a commercial license.
The amateur license is primarily for self education.
What a lousy article.
I've read that a vacuum sucks the fish into the tube, and then air pressure propels them along the tube, but how the hell is that achieved?
How do you get a vacuum at the start and then pressure all the way up?
I think it's the exactly opposite.
The modern programming environment is trying hard to lock the programmer into a box where he can't do much harm...
No one has more control over the computer than an Assembler language programmer.
And there's still lots of Assembly programming going on today.
Some further info on Side Wicki
"A good substitute could be the Google Chrome Extension: "Plus Comments" or "Site Comments":
Likewise I have been trying to find or remember this tool.
I though it a very interesting idea. What happened to it?
My problem with the Kindle Touch that changing pages frequently invokes some unwanted function. It is infuriating to change page and get the Change Font, or Annotate, or Save Clipping dialogs. I understand that some users like these functions. I don't, I hate them. I wish I could switch them off.
If you go to https://github.com/lulzlabs/Ai... you can access the original.
It seems they are using the Amateur Radio Fldigi software to support their Lulzpacket protocol.
All rather sad and overrated really.
I doubt that the FCC has been ignoring it, it is more likely that they have investigated and found that the fault is with the crappy domestic equipment.
I worked as a government Inspector for many years. I can tell you that the fault is almost never with the transmitter.
But once people decide that the problem is a "1000W CB booster", there is nothing you can do to convince them.
No matter how badly a Transmitter is tuned, it cannot be the cause of interference to land-lines and other non-radio equipment.
The cause can ONLY be crappy design of the domestic equipment.
From what you say, the fault is with the crappy domestic equipment. Most domestic electronics equipment in USA has very poor "Immunity" specifications. Any nearby RF will cause interference.
BTW, interference to non-radio equipment (eg a landline) can never be the fault of the transmitter.
And your claim that "boosting it's power" will "fuck up it's channel separation" shows that you haven't a clue.
> so the term was being extended to hardware hackers of various types,
In the 60's and 70's the term applied exclusively to hardware types.
The term "Hacker" has multiple meanings, but in this context it originally referred to hardware guru's,
eg, Amateur Radio enthusiasts, etc. It dates back to well before software hobbyists.
I remember a wonderful electronics hardware shop that called itself "Hacker's Heaven".
Apparently it had to change it's name when the idiot media gave the term a negative context.
I've been with Windows since the start and ended up loving WinXP.
I was forced to move on to Win7 64 bit for the extra memory, but after a couple of years I still hate it.
It's just so full of irritating little bugs which catch me out every day. And M/S shows no interest in fixing them.
I swear I'll never buy another M/S product.
If only Linux wasn't worse.