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Originally Posted by wind_magic View Post
It is probably time to re-read the famous Internet protocol specification "RFC 1149" with the title, "Standard for the transmission of IP datagrams on avian carriers." I will quote some of the more important parts of this technology straight from the spec.



Transmission by avian carriers didn't take off quite as well as, say, ethernet, but it is still an interesting idea. I do not know what companies on the Nasdaq are investing heavily in avian carrier technology, but it might be worth checking into. It's really ideal for sailboats - robust, long distance communications, cheaper than satellite communications, and if you find you are really hungry at sea makes a nice snack.
Brilliant concept. Why on earth has no one thought of it before ?

Envionmental questions do arise however. Questions of fallout and waste, fuel storage ?

Nonetheless....coo coo to yoo.

Andrew B

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