Bitcoin Forum
January 21, 2017, 02:30:31 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.13.2  [Torrent]. (New!)
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Bitcoin radio network?  (Read 871 times)
Steve
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 868



View Profile WWW
June 06, 2011, 07:18:15 AM
 #1

I believe this has been mentioned before (it definitely has on IRC), but I'm fascinated by the topic and want to bring it up again...one of the nice properties of the bitcoin protocol is that communications are asynchronous...nodes only need to announce transactions and blocks to anyone willing to listen.  I've never dabbled in HAM radio or anything, but it seems like transactions and blocks would be the perfect thing to broadcast over some sort of radio network as a backup to the internet.

(gasteve on IRC) Does your website accept cash? https://bitpay.com
1484965831
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1484965831

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1484965831
Reply with quote  #2

1484965831
Report to moderator
1484965831
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1484965831

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1484965831
Reply with quote  #2

1484965831
Report to moderator
1484965831
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1484965831

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1484965831
Reply with quote  #2

1484965831
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
matt.collier
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 105



View Profile
June 07, 2011, 01:59:09 AM
 #2

Very interesting idea!  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Packet_radio
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!