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DIY enthusiasts make their own cell phone tower using a Raspberry Pi

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Dec 2012, 08:48

You've heard of the Raspberry Pi, haven't you? In case you aren't familiar with the cool, little gadget, it is a dirt-cheap Linux computer popular among DIY enthusiasts. Since it costs only $25, many engineering projects revolve around it, including this one for a cellular phone tower made by PA Consulting in the U.K. And that's actually quite impressive...

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posted on 21 Dec 2012, 09:04 6

1. gazmatic (Posts: 795; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)

i need to start buying some ras

posted on 21 Dec 2012, 09:43 5

2. Synack (Posts: 681; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)

so they get free basic phone service with that thing? phone/sms?

posted on 21 Dec 2012, 10:11

3. speed4evr (Posts: 79; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

These are neat, but im very good with programming/engineering

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 12:06

4. TylerB23 (Posts: 1; Member since: 02 Feb 2015)

Is it possible to create a network of these for a small village, assuming that we have access to the spectrum?

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