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[liberationtech] Can HAM radio be used for communication between health workers in rural areas with no cell connectivity?

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Tue Mar 5 17:07:25 PST 2013


From: Dr. Tusharkanti Dey <dr.tusharkantidey at gmail.com>

Dear All,

I am proposing to set up a ICT based health project in tribal areas with poor infrastructural facilities with poor cell phone connectivity due to unstable signal strengths. i have learnt that HAM radio software from HamSphere is downloadable on android phones.I would like to know whether these android phones with HAM radio software installed can be used for communication used for voice communication between health workers themselves and with head quarter staff. Will it be legally permissible and what technical requirements will be needed to set up such system. The other alternative of setting up of mobile signal boosters or long distance WiFi hubs are currently not affordable to our limited resource organisation

Thanks,
Dr.Tusharkanti Dey


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