[aprssig] Re: OLPC positions and MESH-ing

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sun Jan 6 22:36:00 EST 2008

Bob Bruninga wrote:
>> In the DC area, I think we have several 
>> Hams with XO's.  Maybe we should schedule 
>> a meeting and show-and-tell so that everyone
>> can benefit from the fruits of our efforts?
> Actually, I would like to build a map of all HAMS with OLPC's to help us play and possibly MESH together..  The map will include both your home and work locations which are two places where you might have your OLPC laptop for meshing.  If you are retired, then include any other place you may frequent.  

How much future is there in this? 

 From what I've read on eWeek, Slashdot and elsewhere, the window for 
"civilians" in the US to buy these machines domestically has closed.   
How many hams have them now and more importantly, will there be any more 
in the future?


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