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Tales from the Cube: Electric Fences Don't Make Good Phone Lines

Tales from the Cube: Nonlinear transmission lines keep developer on the fence - RF CafeThis Tales from the Cube installment is a tale of an attempt to exploit the miles of electrified fencing on rural farms for telephone communications. It would be far cheaper to clip a special phone to the fence lines than to set new poles and string new lines for a relative few customers. It would have been easier to install a radio-based switching station for the remote farmers. 20 years later they finally have one - cellphones.

Electric Fences Don't Make Good Phone Lines - RF Cafe

Posted  January 2013

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