STARLINK, Train at night & Rural internet
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STARLINK, Train at night & Rural internet

Napper

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Two Saturdays ago I stepped out the front door at 11:15 pm and viewed my first Train of STARLINK Satellites crossing the Sky traveling from West to East. It went on for at least 5 minutes..
Since then I have been researching STARLINK internet & found all kinds of good info.
This link shows the Sat locations and new launch trains as they pass over us
https://satellitemap.space/
Spotted a "Dishy" in a yard on my way home from the Beach on Sunday afternoon in Rural Wasaga  beach.
"Dishy" hardware is  $649, Monthly cost is $ 120 a month. Some people are getting 300Mbps down and 50Mbps up.

If your rural and have no other options I think this is a good choice. It wouldn't work for us at the beach because we are surrounded by  very tall Oak trees. We have Cable internet and I can up the speed when we decide to move there.

You listening Axeman?  ;D


flkr...http://www.flickr.com/photos/36614671@N06/   Recent updates 2017 old pics
You know your getting old when.....wait, what?


Axeman

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Shhhhhhh please don't tell my wife and kid.....I kinda enjoy slow speed dial up and no cell service....I'm trying to keep the world OUT not invite it IN!


So far we can't get broadband at home...is this umm....different from broadband? (Apparently you need a line of sight and we're surrounded in bush so line of sight is unlikely.)


Would my kid be able to discover this?


Axeman

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I checked it out....apparently I can sign up now for $130 each at both house and cottage....and it'll be up for service in late 2021.....I'm trying to figure out how to keep my wife and kid from hearing about it.....