[opendtv] Re: Steel pipes for gas!

  • From: John Willkie <johnwillkie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 12:54:08 -0800 (GMT-08:00)

San Diego Gas & Electric has been testing bpl here for more than a year, in a 
limited area.  My AM still works.  So far.

John Willkie

-----Original Message-----
>From: John Shutt <shuttj@xxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Oct 31, 2006 9:18 AM
>To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [opendtv] Re: Steel pipes for gas!
>
>The only source I can find for broadband over gas lines is Nethercomm.
>
>http://www.nethercomm.com/
>
>From their website, their UWB technology is said to work in either metallic 
>or non-metallic gas lines, and the main advantage is the very low noise 
>floor environment within the pipe.  However, after looking at all of the 
>stuff posted, it all looks more like an investment scheme than an actual 
>product ready for deployment.
>
>Just my opinion, but then I thought the same thing about broadband over 
>power lines, and I was proven wrong there now that it has been rolled out 
>nationwide.  (Tongue firmly planted in cheek.)
>
>John
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Bob Miller" <robmxa@xxxxxxxxx>
>
>> Also what is the issue with using a plastic pipe as to transmission?
>> Would the signal leak from such a pipe buried underground or would it
>> stay in the pipe? John suggest that it would have to have metal in the
>> plastic.
>
>
> 
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