Categories

Video: PhreakNIC 16 – Wardriving the 4.9GHz public safety bands

Posted on Friday, November 16th, 2012 in digital radio data, RF, Videos by the machinegeek


What is the 4.9 GHz public safety band? In the US RF hackers may be familiar with the old VHF and UHF FM voice police/fire/ems radio bands. Few are aware that in the post-9/11 environment other public safety data and digital voice ops are moving to previously unused portions of the spectrum. In this video from the PhreakNIC 16 conference held November 9-11, 2012 in Murfreesboro, TN, Robert Portvliet and Brad Antoniewicz discussed the emerging public safety use of spectrum in the 700 MHz (TV whitespace), 800 MHz, 4.9 and 5 GHz bands. The presesntation includes information on websites you can access to assist in discovering the existence and location of these systems in your are.

This entry was posted on Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 3:00 pm and is filed under digital radio data, RF, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

Recent Comments

  • David Haile: You are a smart person and absolutely correct. That kind of current needs a lead acid car battery behind it. Still, it does have its...
  • KH: The solution discussed in the linked article is wrong. It's a largish Lipo (2500mAh) and he thinks 77uA is acceptable... ha ha ha ha ha....
  • Dave: I never had to opportunity to learn or use this stuff when I was in college (I'm sooo old that op-amps were just being developed...
  • Matthias: Aww yeah.
  • Samuel: Have a nice week everyone